Midway of Family Fun


Wednesday – Friday 12pm – 10pm
Saturday – 10am – 10pm
Sunday – 10am – 6pm

Food, family, fun

The Midway of Family Fun offers fun for the whole family! For a second year Carnival has returned to the fair! Thursday through Sunday you can enjoy rides, games and carnival concessions. The free stage entertainers will play a variety of music for your listening pleasure, dancers will delight you and the magician will illude you. Refer to the free stage entertainment page to see the great line-up of artists. Come get your favorite fair foods on the Midway all week long with many of your favorite vendors returning and some new vendors with great food to try!


Strongest Of The Strong — Strongman Competition, Event for Men and Women! Raising Money for BRENTS PLACE “for our kids with cancer a home for families”
Free for spectators, great for the whole family!
Outdoor Arena Track
$60 Entry Fee / All Competitors Contact: Greg Orosz 970-309-9598 or email gregory.orosz@westernalum.org

Registration Forms and Waivers at garfieldcountyfair.com


Win prizes for completing at the Fair!

Ladies Skillet Throwing contest – Wednesday, August 1, 4:00 pm – Outdoor arena track

The winner gets a $100 gift card!  No husbands will be injured in this contest.

Photography Shoot Out – Preliminary contests -Thursday, August 2, 1:30 pm and Friday, August 3, 1:30 pm – South Hall.  Bring a photo you have taken at this year’s fair to the South Hall by 1:30. It can be on your cell and we can print wireless for you. Each day’s winner will receive a photo frame and will be entered in the Saturday, August 4, final judging at 1:30. New entries will also be accepted Saturday until 1:30 pm. The finalist will receive a $100 gift card!

Apple Pie Eating Contest – Free Stage

Redneck Relay Race – Free Stage

Can be individual or team of up to 5.  Toss 4 ears of corn in a bucket; run a designated distance while balancing eggs on a spoon; “shear a sheep” by shaving a balloon; transfer “moonshine” (water) from mason jars to an olive container; then carry a “greased pig” (a Crisco-covered watermelon) to the finish line. Jeff Foxworthy would be proud.

The winner(s) gets $100 gift card!  (Shared if team)

Watermelon Eating Contest – Free Stage

The winner gets a $100 gift card!

Schedule subject to change.