General Information


The Fair takes place Labor Day Weekend. 2017 Dates are:
Friday, September 1 - 10 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Saturday, September 2 - 10 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Sunday, September 3 - 10 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Monday, September 4 - 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

The carnival closes one hour after the Fair.

Admission, Tickets, and Discounts

Regular Admission

Adult - $8
Youth (6 - 12) - $5
Senior (65 and older) - $5
Child (5 and younger) - Free
Corporate Group Rate - More than 10 people in group, receive $1 off each ticket price. Contact 928-679-8000 for more information.

Military Discount

In 2016, CCPR offered a military discount of $1 off regular price admission to active, reservist, retired, and veteran U.S. military with military I.D. (not valid for spouses or dependents).

Buy Admission Tickets Online BEFORE the Fair

Visit our Etix webpage to buy your regular price admission tickets. When you purchase an admission ticket in advance, they are valid any day of the Fair. Buy online and save time!

All-Day Carnival Wristbands and Carnival Tokens

For all of you interested in riding the carnival rides at the Coconino County Fair, you can purchase regular price carnival wristbands at Browns Amusements ticket booths during the Fair. Carnival wristbands are good for one day, unlimited rides. Potential carnival riders must be at least 36" in height to ride the attractions.

Anyone who purchased early bird Carnival Wristbands online can now pick up their tickets in our Parks and Rec office during regular business hours. Bring a printed copy of your receipt with the barcode and an ID. You must present a valid ID of the ticket purchaser for pickup.

You may also purchase single tokens for carnival rides during the Fair. Each kiddie ride takes 3 tokens and other rides take 4 or more tokens.

The Fast Pass costs $10 each.

Schools Day

Friday, September 1


Schools Day is a program available to students in Coconino County, including those completing home schooling. Schools Day is from 10 am - 2 pm and RSVP is required.

Transportation and Where to Stay

Getting to Fort Tuthill County Park

From Flagstaff: Go south on Milton then proceed towards Phoenix on I-17. Take Exit 337 and follow the signs.

From Phoenix: Go north on I-17, take Exit 337, turn left and follow the signs.

From I-40: Go east until Exit 197 then take the I-17 south towards Phoenix. Take Exit 337 and follow the signs.


There is a $5 Parking Fee during the Coconino County Fair. There are, however, two easy ways to avoid this fee.

Free Bus Service: Coconino County Parks and Recreation has teamed up again with NAIPTA (Mountain Line Bus) to offer FREE bus service to the Coconino County Fair! Enjoy a convenient, comfortable, hassle-free way to travel to the Fair!
Fair Bikes
Bikes are a great way to get to the county fair!
The shuttle departs from the NAU parking lot (Lot P62) on Pine Knoll Drive. on south campus. Additionally, there will be a pickup at the Mountain Line bus stop on Beulah Avenue near Wal-Mart (accessible via Routes 4 and 10) on the way to the fair, and a drop off at the Red Lobster/Olive Garden bus stop (accessible via Routes 10 and 14) on the way back.

Service is offered Friday through Monday. The shuttle departs from NAU at 4 pm on Friday and runs every 40 minutes. The shuttle departs from NAU at 10 am on Saturday, Sunday & Monday, and runs every 20 minutes. The last bus departs the Fair and returns to NAU 10:30 pm Friday through Sunday and 4:30 pm on Monday.

FUTS/County Trails: Fort Tuthill County Park has approximately 5 miles of trails at the park but did you know that the FUTS (Flagstaff Urban Trails System) leads right into the park? We have plenty of space to lock your bike and the ride is easy to moderate, at best.

Other Services Available

Strollers and Wheelchairs Rental

Strollers and Wheelchairs are available to rent for the day at the Information Booth inside the Coconino County Fair.

Single Strollers - $9
Double Strollers - $12
Wheelchairs - $15

Things to Remember When Visiting the County Fair

  • Service animals only. Pets are not permitted onto the fairgrounds. Help us with the safety of the fair animals and leave your pets at home.
  • Outside food and drink is not permitted.
  • Help lower the Fair environmental footprint. Please use recycling bins.
  • ATMs are available on-site.
  • If you purchased your admission tickets online, be sure to use the admission Express Lane ticket window.
  • If you purchased your carnival wristband ticket online, visit Will Call to pick up your voucher, that can be redeemed for a wristband at any Brown's Amusements window. Wristbands are good for one day at the carnival.

Tobacco Free Fair

The Coconino County Fair is pleased to offer a tobacco free environment. CCPR hopes that by initiating a tobacco free event to decrease the exposure of second hand smoke by fairgoers of all ages, and provide a safe, healthy environment for all. Those wishing to smoke or chew at the Fair will be required to use a smoking area located outside of the Fair. Anyone exiting the Fair can return the same day with a hand stamp. Read the press release for more information.