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10165 CR 120
Salida, CO 81201

Randy Mosby,
Fairgrounds Facility Manager


Miki Hodge
Fairgrounds Events Manager

719-539-6151 or

Department hours vary based on events. Please call ahead or email to make an appointment.
Chaffee County Fairgrounds &
 Events Center

Fairgrounds Facility Use

To schedule an event or verify event dates please call Miki Hodge at 719.851.0003 or 719.539.6151 or e-mail

The Fairgrounds offer many amenities including a 6,000 foot Exhibit Hall, Meeting Room with demonstration kitchen, Commercial Kitchen, 10,000 foot Event Center, open-air livestock pavilion, two outdoor arenas, paved and unpaved parking, RV park with electricity (for events at the Fairgrounds only) and livestock and horse stalls, and covered Grand Stands which provide 1,975 seats on the main arena.

The Fairgrounds can handle many events.  Past events include motorcycle rallies, state horse shows and rodeo events, RV group rendezvous, 4 x 4 rallies, military training, estate and antique auctions, receptions, music concerts and many other events.

2024 Facility License Agreement

Chaffee County requires a certificate of insurance naming Chaffee County as an additional insured establishing that the Facility User has minimum insurance coverage (item 11 page 3 of the agreement). 

You may contact Colorado Technical Services, Inc. (CTSI)  to obtain a quote for insurance coverage for your event. Ms. Bruner's contact information is available below on the Information regarding the TULIP Program link.

 For more information on the TULIP (Tenant User Liability Insurance Program):
Application for TULIP Program- Venue # 4994-002

Events are not scheduled until a deposit has been secured by Fairgrounds staff. Chaffee County accepts credits cards- Facility License Agreement must be completed and returned to Miki Hodge first. 

Randy Mosby
Fairgrounds Manager

Desk 719.539.6151          Cell 719-539-8918

Miki Hodge
Fairgrounds Events Manager

Desk 719-539-6151          Cell 719-851-0003

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