When gathered crowds guzzle lemonade, snarf down funnel cakes and cheer at rodeo clowns, it can only mean one thing – the fair is in town.
The Larimer County Fair is coming to the Ranch Events Center in Loveland Friday, Aug. 2 through Tuesday, Aug. 5. The event features various live acts throughout the weekend. Ten artists will perform at the fair over the weekend, including ’80s tribute band That Eighties Band; blues band Sammy Dee and old school R&B band Mojomama.
Here is the full lineup:
Friday, Aug. 1
Boom Twang, 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Shaving Peggy, 7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 2
Watertower, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Archie Funker, 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.
Sammy Dee, 4 p.m. – 6 p.m.
That Eighties Band, 7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Sunday, Aug. 3
Mira Conaway, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Canyon Creek, 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Mojomama, 4 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Sean Curtis Band, 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.
A rodeo will also take place at the Budweiser Events Center on the last three days of the fair, Sunday, Aug. 3 through Tuesday, Aug. 5 starting at 7 p.m.The rodeo features bull fighters, a clown and barrel man. Tickets are priced between $10 and $15 for general seating.
The carnival is open weeknights from 4 p.m. to midnight and Saturday and Sunday from noon to midnight. Additional entertainment events include a dog and pony show, the Larimer County Freedom Horse Show and a Larimer County Open Roping and Barrel Race, open to public entrees.
The Larimer County Fair and PRCA Rodeo will hold a parade scheduled to take place in downtown Loveland at 9:30 a.m. Saturday. For more information, visit the Larimer County Fair website.
Collegian Features and Entertainment Editor Keegan Williams can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org