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County Fair & Rodeo Parade

Crowds gather along Central Avenue to watch this hometown parade, a highlight of Los Alamos County’s Fair and Rodeo weekend. The parade, led by the Los Alamos MainStreet program, brings locals and visitors to downtown Los Alamos to celebrate the western roots of the community. 

Register for the 2021 Fair & Rodeo Parade HERE. This year’s theme is “On the Road Again” in alignment with the Los Alamos County Fair & Rodeo.

For other Fair & Rodeo events organized by Los Alamos County, view the full schedule! 

 

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FAIR & RODEO SCHEDULE OF EVENTS 

 

Friday, August 13, 2021

 

4:00pm-5:00pm

County Fair Exhibits - Handicapped Viewing, Mesa Public Library

5:00pm-8:00pm

County Fair Exhibits - General Public Viewing, Mesa Public Library

6:00pm-10:00pm

Friday Night Summer Concert Series - Katy P and The Business,  Ashley Pond Park

Saturday, August 14, 2021

9:00am-3:00pm

Festival & Fair, Ashley Pond Park

9:00am-4:00pm

Annual Summer Arts and Crafts Fair, Fuller Lodge Lawn

10:00am 

County Fair Parade, with 2021 theme: “On the Road Again” – Central Avenue 

10:00am-3:00pm 

County Fair Exhibits, Mesa Public Library 

1:00pm-4:00pm 

Los Alamos Skate Jam, Mesa Public Library Skate Park

2:00pm-5:00pm 

County Rodeo (including a Watermelon Eating Contest!), Brewer Arena - North Mesa

5:00pm-9:00pm

Cowboy Dinner & Dance, Los Alamos Sheriff's Posse Lodge (650 North Road)

Dinner served 5pm-7pm, Dance with live music from Austin Van from 7pm-9pm.

Prime Rib, Salmon, and Brats by Steve Wallin’s BBQ plus Cowboy Beans, Coleslaw, Bread and Dessert
Adult Dinner Entry $20; Children 10 & Under $5. Pay at the Door!

Sunday, August 15, 2021

9:00am-12:00pm

Stroll the Stables, North Mesa Stables

Come explore the stables and visit the residents there! Experience this popular event with the whole family. Get up close and personal with horses, llamas, goats, a miniature donkey, chickens and turkeys. Kids will receive Stroll the Stable Passports provided by the Lujan Homestead Cabin to document their journey and earn stamps. Enjoy pony painting and learning about everything western. Make sure to get your wild west family photos while you are here! Learn about farm and ranching life and the history of the area.

1:00pm-5:00pm 

County Rodeo (including a Watermelon Eating Contest!), Brewer Arena - North Mesa


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CONTACTS 

For questions about the Rodeo, Vendors at Ashley Pond Park and Music:

Parks, Recreation & Open Space

505-662-8170

For questions related to the Parade:

Los Alamos MainStreet & Creative District

505-661-4844

For questions related to Exhibits:

Cooperative Extension Office

505-662-2656

For questions related to the Arts & Crafts Fair:

Fuller Lodge Art Center

505-662-1635

For questions related to the Cowboy Dinner & Dance:

Geoff Brown

505-500-2719

lasheriffsposse@gmail.com

RODEO ADMISSION PRICES:

  • 2 & under - FREE

  • Youth (3-17) & Seniors (60+) - $5

  • Adults (18-59) - $8

  • Family of 4 - $25

Participant Gate / Entrance:

San Ildefonso Road to the South Entrance to Brewer Arena

Parking is outside of the Stables


Spectator Parking / Entrance:

San Ildefonso Road to the South Entrance to Brewer Arena

Parking is outside of the Stables


Stable Entrance:

San Ildefonso Road to the South Entrance to Stable Area

Enter through the yellow gates

County Fair & Rodeo Parade

Interested in being a sponsor? Contact Lauren McDaniel at 505-661-4844 or lauren@losalamos.org

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