Tag Archives: Colorado State Fair

Measuring The Success of the Colorado State Fair

More than 444,000 people attended this year’s Colorado State Fair in Pueblo, which ended on Labor Day. Fair officials say that’s down slightly—about 7 percent—but the fair was a success by the standards that count. Listen to and read the … Continue reading

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2018 @ColoStateFair In #Pueblo Winding Down Today

Labor Day marks the last day of the Colorado State Fair. Story to follow on KRCC later this week.

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Colorado Ranch Homesteaded By 17-Year-Old Girl In 1886 To Be Honored At State Fair

Kathryn Grahn, who is 87 years old, says her grandmother survived tuberculosis, drove a mule team on a frontier mail route and staked out her claim to land in Prowers County that is now the 5,000 acre Rocking 7K Ranch, … Continue reading

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Costumed Kids On Horseback Spin Pirouettes At Colorado State Fair

Horses ridden by kids in costumes will whirl in circles and perform sliding stops during the Colorado State Fair. The choreography of youth freestyle reining is set to music, usually rock and roll or country since it’s up to the kids … Continue reading

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Audio Postcard and Slideshow from the 2015 Colorado State Fair

The Colorado State Fair is in full swing in Pueblo. Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to check out the annual celebration of the state’s agriculture and more. They’ll have plenty to do from spinning on rides at the … Continue reading

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What’s financially fair for the Colorado State Fair?

Carnival rides are spinning, kids are showing their prize livestock and the bacon wrapped turkey legs are smoking on the grill at the Colorado State Fair. It goes on through Monday in Pueblo. But in Denver, some legislators are worried about its bottom line. … Continue reading

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Photos From the 2015 Colorado State Fair

The Colorado State Fair kicked off Friday, with a full slate of livestock competitions, concerts, rides, food and people watching. More photos at cpr.org

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Baker at Colorado State Fair: ‘Pie is the happiest thing I do’

Teeny Lamothe’s love of pies started when she was a child, baking with her mother in their Littleton home. A few years ago she decided to go on a “Pie Tour” to learn everything she could about pie. She apprenticed … Continue reading

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Sights and Sounds from the Colorado State Fair

Sights and Sounds from the Colorado State Fair, an audio postcard and slideshow produced by Andrea Chalfin with photographs by Shanna Lewis for KRCC News.

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Night Carnival

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