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2019 El Paso County Fair

Saturday, July 13 to Saturday, July 20

El Paso County Fair & Events Center in Calhan.

Golden Tickets and Major Events Tickets Available Now. 

Camel Kingdom

Prepare to be wowed by the stars of the show…the rare dromedary camel. There are less than 1,000 of these blue-eyed, spotted beauties in existence.

This one-of-a-kind entertaining and educational experience features the camels in a desert oasis habitat at the Avenue Show Place. Come hangout with the ships of the desert and have your very own camel encounter with a photo after the show.  Every day is “Hump Day” at Camel Kingdom!


Reptile Adventure

Dan Conner is the owner of Reptile Adventures.  He has been keeping and caring for reptiles for over 30 years.  He educates, entertains and fascinates crowds of all ages as he shares his love, knowledge and respect for these amazing and intriguing animals.

Educational-Reptiles are on display all day and encourages audience participation.
Animals include:
Pythons, Boas and Anacondas, Lizards, Turtles, Vipers and crocodilians and features: “Edite” 18 ft., 200 lb. Python (snake), “Mogar” 8 ft. 90 lb. Water Monitor (Lizard), and “Spartacus” 125 lb. 100-year-old Alligator Snapping Turtle.


Jay Mattioli

He became one of the youngest magicians in HISTORY to be recognized by his peers as a two-time champion of stage magic. His recent appearances include venues in Las Vegas, Egypt, Hong Kong, The Caribbean, and for U.S. troops in The Middle East.   Jay electrified the nation and stumped the judges with his appearances as a Quarter Finalist on NBC’s “America’s Got Talent” and as a Finalist on FOX’s SHOWTIME AT THE APOLLO”.

Major Evening Entertainment- Ticketed Performances

Saturday, July 13, 2019              Auto Races and Concert with Sandy Wells & Mark Powell
Thursday, July 18, 2019              NSPA Tractor Pull and Concert with Ashlee & the Longshot Revival

Friday, July 19, 2019              Bull Riding and Concert with Tenderfoot Bluegrass Band & Curtis Grimes
Saturday, July 20, 2019              Demolition Derby and Concert with Exit West

2019 Theme Days

Saturday         July 13th         Military Appreciation Day Military/Veterans and Dependents (Free admission)

Sunday           July 14th          Western/Hispanic Heritage Day

Monday, July 15th          El Paso County Day (Free admission)

Tuesday, July 16th          Family Day

Wednesday, July 17th          Dollar Day

Thursday, July 18th          Presenting Sponsor Day

Friday, July 19th          Senior Day

Saturday        July 20th        First Responder Heroes Day


Other highlights include:

4-H and FFA shows and exhibits
Petting Zoo & Pony Rides
Car Show
Save the Cowboy Church
Mounted Cowboy Shooting
Ranch Rodeo
Texas Hold’em Tournament
Amazing Kids
Fun Contests such as Dill Pickle Eating and Ice Cream Eating
A Great Northern A’Fair Carnival
Great Fair food

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2018 El Paso County Fair was a great success with nearly 30,000 visitors during the week-long event in Calhan. 

For more information on the County Fair and the Fairgrounds: www.elpasocountyfair.com