The Riverdale Regional Park is located at 9755 Henderson Rd., Brighton, one mile west of U.S. 85 on 124th Ave. (124th Ave. turns into Henderson Rd. when it crosses the South Platte River).
From Denver: Take I-25 N to I-76. Take I-76 to U.S. Highway 85 N to 124th Avenue. Turn west on 124th Avenue and go one mile to the entrance of the Regional Park Complex. The museum entry is to the west of the Regional Park Complex entry (if visiting the museum).
From Ft. Collins: Take I-25 S to Highway 7. Take Highway 7 east to U.S. Highway 85 in Brighton. Take U.S. Highway 85 S to 124th Avenue. Turn west on 124th Avenue and go one mile to the entrance of the Regional Park Complex.
Locally: Take 120th Avenue to Quebec. Turn South on Quebec to Riverdale road, turn North. Take Riverdale road to 124th Avenue and turn East. The Regional Park Complex is 1/4 mile on the left.
Locally: Take 128th Avenue east to Riverdale Road. Take Riverdale Road south to 124th Avenue. Take 124th Avenue east. The Regional Park Complex is 1/4 mile on the left.
From flip-flops to funnel cakes, visit the Exhibit Hall and Midway for your food and shopping fix.
2021 Food Guide coming soon.
2021 Shopping Guide coming soon.
What is the admission charge to the Adams County Fair?
There is no admission charge.
What are the hours of the Adams County Fair?
- Wednesday, Aug. 4 - 6 -11 p.m.
- Thursday, Aug. 5 - 10 a.m.- Midnight
- Midway opens at 4 p.m.
- Friday, Aug. 6- 10 a.m.-Midnight
- Saturday, Aug. 7 - 10 a.m.-Midnight
- Sunday, Aug. 8 - 10 a.m.-Midnight
What are the hours of the Carnival?
- Wednesday, Aug. 4 - 6 -11 p.m.
- Thursday, Aug. 5- 4- Midnight
- Friday, Aug. 6 - 10 a.m.-Midnight
- Saturday, Aug. 7 - Noon - Midnight
- Sunday, Aug. 8 - Noon-Midnight
How much are the carnival armbands? Are there any specials?
- Wednesday, Aug. 4 - $20
- Thursday, Aug. 5 - $25
- Friday, Aug. 6 - $15 until 3 p.m.; valid until 4 p.m. After 3 p.m. $30
- Saturday, Aug. 7 - $30
- Sunday, Aug. 8 - $30
Where can I purchase tickets to the Grandstand Events?
Tickets for all United Power Grandstand Events are available for purchase by clicking on the "Buy Tickets" symbol located to the right of this page OR at the Riverdale Regional Park located at 9755 Henderson Road in Brighton, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Is there reserved seating at the Grandstand?
No. All seating in the United Power Grandstand Arena is general admission.
Do you recycle at the fair?
Adams County introduced a single-stream recycling program throughout county facilities which has increased the amount of waste diverted from the landfill by 17% since 2011. Plastic bottles, plastic cups, aluminum, cans, paper, and glass can all be recycled while attending the fair.
When is Senior Day?
Senior Day is on Thursday, Aug. 5, beginning at 10 a.m. This event will be held outdoors this year. Located on the lawn east of the Waymire Dome Building. Enjoy a free lunch for our guests 55 and over, then take in the resource fair and bingo.
When is Kids Day?
9NEWS Kids Day at the Fair is Friday, Aug. 6. This event will be held outdoors this year. Located on the lawn east of the Waymire Dome Building.
Where is the Adams County Fair?
The Adams County Fair is held at the Riverdale Regional Park Complex at 9755 Henderson Road in Brighton. We are conveniently located off U.S. Highway 85, 124th Avenue, and Riverdale Road.
Do you have ATMs?
ATM machines are located in the Exhibit Hall, Waymire Dome Building, Carnival, and Midway areas.
Do you allow pets at the fair?
The only animals allowed on the grounds are service animals, animals on exhibit or those used in entertainment. We do not have accommodations for pets at the fairgrounds.
Does the fair have a lost and found?
Lost and Found is located in the Parks Administrative Offices at the main entrance of the Regional Park Complex. Anyone looking for lost articles should check at this location during the fair from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. or call 303.637.8000.
Where can I go for additional fair Information?
Information booths are located in the Exhibit Hall and several booths on the Midway.