Scene from the 2017 Los Alamos County Fair & Rodeo. Photo by Vint Miller/LAC
COUNTY NEWS RELEASE
Join Los Alamos County and other partnering organizations on Aug.11-14 for exhibits, the Friday Night Concert, the parade, a fair at Ashley Pond Park, Summer Arts & Crafts Fair at Fuller Lodge, the Rodeo at Brewer Arena, and much more!
County Fair exhibits, organized by the New Mexico State University Cooperative Extension Office will kick off the weekend with a special needs session for viewing the exhibits from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 12 and will open for the general public from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Then plan to head over to Ashley Pond Park for the Los Alamos Summer Concert Series, featuring Sim Balkey. The Summer Concert series starts at 6 p.m. with opening acts and runs until 10 p.m.
Saturday morning, Aug. 13 is full of activities starting at 9 a.m. with the festival and fair at
Ashley Pond, the Summer Arts and Crafts Fair, organized by the Los Alamos Arts Council, at
Fuller Lodge’s east lawn, and the PAC8 Los Alamos Youth Film Intensive Rolling Premier, in
Fuller Lodge. Don’t forget to claim your spot on Central Ave. for the Parade, hosted by Los
Alamos MainStreet, which starts at 10am. Fill the afternoon with the Rodeo starting at 2pm at
Brewer Arena on North Mesa and conclude the evening with the Cowboy Dinner and Dance
starting at 5pm at the Los Alamos Sheriff’s Posse Lodge, also on North Mesa.
Rodeo Weekend continues on Sunday starting at 9am with Stroll the Stables, at the North Mesa
Stables, don’t forget to stop by the entrance table to grab Passport Guidebook. Are you tough
enough to wear pink? Well, the cowboys entered into the Rodeo on Sunday are wear pink for the day to show your support.
Additional information about Fair and Rodeo weekend, including the Grand Marshall and
Queens Court can be found in the Fair and Rodeo Booklet at Additional details can be found in the Fair and Rodeo Booklet: https://issuu.com/laccsd/docs/booklet_digital. Check it out and plan your weekend!