Garfield County Fair 2021
Garfield County Fair & Rodeo in Rifle, Colorado annually presents PRCA rodeos, bull riding, family rodeos, a concert, demo derby, a carnival, and much more. We are celebrating our 83rd year of western heritage July 27 – August 1, 2021!
Three acts to perform at fair and rodeo concert
The Garfield County Fair and Rodeo Friday night concert is back with three of country music’s brightest stars, Aaron Watson, Michael Ray and Chancey Williams, performing at the fairgrounds in Rifle.
Visit with friends, sing, and dance with these country music sensations on Friday, July 30. Doors open at 5 p.m. and Williams starts the fun off at 6:30 p.m., followed by Ray at 8 p.m. and Watson at 9:30 p.m. Tickets are on sale Monday, June 7, at 12 p.m.
Garfield County Fair builds momentum
Rodeos, bull riding, demo derby and monster trucks slated
The Garfield County Fair and Rodeo returns to the fairgrounds in Rifle this summer, bringing back all the fun and excitement, including the demolition derby, rodeo action, monster trucks, Friday night concert and much, much more. Musical acts are being announced in early June for the event, which takes place from July 27 through Aug. 1.
Garfield County Fair and Rodeo schedule set
The main event schedule is set for the 83rd annual Garfield County Fair and Rodeo, which includes its customary lineup of rodeo excitement, demolition derby, monster truck show, Friday night concert and much more. This year’s theme is “Roaring into the ‘20s,” an homage to the resilience of our people and the great agricultural heritage of western Colorado.
The family and kids rodeo takes place on Tuesday, July 27; the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) Xtreme Bulls is Wednesday, July 28; the PRCA/Women’s Professional Rodeo Association (WPRA) ProRodeo and Veterans’ Appreciation Night rides into town on Thursday, July 29; the always popular main concert is Friday, July 30; the annual parade, car show and demolition derby are slated for Saturday, July 31; and the event closes out with monster trucks on Sunday, Aug. 1. Details on the concert performer are coming in the following weeks.
“We are excited to be planning this year’s fair and rodeo, especially after last year’s COVID limitations and restrictions. The Garfield County Fair Board has been thinking of new, exciting ways to bring a lot of fun to this year’s events,” said Garfield County Fairgrounds and Events Manager Cassidy Evans. “We are hopeful that we will be able to have all events and that we will get to see the smiling faces of our community again. Stay tuned for updates and announcements as we plan a week full of fun for the entire family.”
All events and schedules are subject to change and all health precautions will be considered to ensure a safe and fun fair and rodeo. Find more information and updates at garfieldcountyfair.com.
“I think that this will be one of the best attended fairs we have seen ever,” said Commissioner Mike Samson. “People are chomping at the bit to get out and have a good time. I think people will come out in droves.”