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July 25-28, 2019

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Hours, Directions & Pricing

NON-FAIR OFFICE HOURS
Monday – Friday
8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

OFFICE HOURS DURING FAIR
Thursday, July 25 – Sunday, July 28
8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC DURING FAIR WEEK
Thursday, July 25 – Sunday, July 28
12:00 – 11:00 p.m.

Sunday, July 28
12:00 – 11:00 p.m.

O’Connor Field House Hours (indoor exhibits)
Thursday, July 25 – Sunday, July 28
12:00 – 9:00 p.m.

D&B Supply Livestock Area Hours (livestock exhibits)
Thursday, July 25 – Sunday, July 28
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.

CARNIVAL HOURS
Thursday, July 25 – Sunday, July 28
12:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Directions to the Canyon County Fair
CLICK HERE to get directions using Google Maps

Or, take Exit 29 from I-84/US-30. Continue West on Franklin Road. Franklin Road turns into N. 21st Avenue, continue on N. 21st Avenue. Take a left on Stock Trail, turn right on S. 22nd Avenue. Arrive at the Canyon County Fair (located at 111 S. 22nd Avenue, Caldwell, ID 83605).

More Direction Information:
• Exit 29 is the same exit as the Flying J/Stage Stop exit in Caldwell
• If you are coming from Ada County on I-84, take a left over the freeway at Exit 29
• If you are coming from Payette, take Exit 29 and turn right over the freeway
• When you reach Commercial Way, continue down the hill on Franklin Road / N. 21st Avenue
• Immediately after the railroad tracks take a left on Stock Trail Road
• You will come to a yellow building that reads “Canyon County Fair Building”

On-site Ticket Pricing
Adult General Admission (ages 13 to 64): $7
Children and Senior (ages 6-12 and 65+): $5
Children ages 5 and under are FREE

On-Site Carnival Pricing
Carnival Wristband: $30
Fast Pass Wristband: $40

Free Parking / RV

FREE Parking & Shuttle
Parking is free in Lots C, F and G. Disabled and senior parking is available in front of O’Connor Field House (Lot G) on a first-come, first-served basis. 

The College of Idaho provides additional parking in the following locations: Special Events Parking Lot, Anderson Parking Lot, Hayman Parking Lot and Simplot Parking Lot. 

Free shuttle service available in Lot C, Lot F and Special Events Parking Lot from 11:30 a.m. to close Thursday through Sunday.

RV Parking
RV parking is not available at the Canyon County Fair.  The closest RV parking is located two miles from the fairgrounds at Ambassador RV Resort.

Hotel

The Meridian Hospitality Group is the Host Hotel Partner of the Canyon County Fair providing great rates and shuttle service to the Fair during your stay. With four locations along the I-84 corridor, Meridian Hospitality Group offers something for everyone. Contact information, addresses, maps and links to hotel web sites are listed below to help you find the best fit for your visit.

Special rates available, please call:

Best Western Plus
908 Specht Avenue
Caldwell, Idaho 83605
(208) 454-7225
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Sleep Inn
1315 Industrial Rd.
Nampa, ID 83687
(208) 463-6300
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Mr. Sandman Inn and Suites
1575 South Meridian Road
Meridian, ID 83642
Phone: (208) 887-2062
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Comfort Suites Airport
2906 Vista Avenue
Boise, ID 83705
Phone: (208) 472-1222
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Will Call

All will call tickets are available for pick up at the main entrance box office window, located in Parking Lot G (in front of Caldwell Night Rodeo grounds).

First Aid

First Aid is located in the Canyon County Paramedics tent on the northeast side of the main fair entrance (at the entrance to Simplot Stadium).  The station is staffed at all times with Canyon County Paramedics personnel.

Hand Washing

Hand washing stations are located throughout the grounds for your convenience.

Advisory Board

Joshua Sanders
Standard Dairy Consultants
Advisory Board Chairman

Allan Laird
College of Idaho
Advisory Board Vice Chairman

Amanda Casey
Hansen-Rice, Inc.
Advisory Board Member

Jesse Harris
College of Idaho
Advisory Board Member

Michael Larkin
Word and Picture Factory
Advisory Board Member

Dawn Shahan
Hepton Livestock, LLC
Advisory Board Member

Lost & Found

Lost and found articles may be dropped off or recovered at the reception desk on the second floor of the Fair Building. The telephone number is 208-455-8500.

Smoking / Vaping

In compliance with Caldwell City Code 08-01-29, SMOKING PROHIBITED AT CALDWELL EVENTS CENTER: No person shall light, use, or smoke any cigarette, electronic cigarette, cigar, pipe, hookah, or other similar product, while at the following locations, commonly known collectively as the “Caldwell Events Center,” including the surrounding premises and parking lots associated with said locations:  Simplot Stadium, O’Connor Field House, the Canyon County Fairgrounds, the Caldwell Night Rodeo Arena, the Wolfe Field Baseball Stadium, Gabiola Field, or on any other publicly owned property located within the boundaries general defined as lying in the area bounded by 22nd Avenue to the northwest, Blaine Street to the southwest, Linden Street to the southeast, and the railroad tracks to the northeast.  The definition of the terms “electronic cigarette” shall be as set forth in Idaho Code § 39-5702.  A violation of this provision shall be an infraction, the penalty for which shall be one hundred dollars ($100.00), plus court costs.

Food & Beverage Policy

Water Bottle Policy
If you bring a full water bottle to the fair, we require it to be a sealed bottle.  You may also bring an empty, unsealed bottle for filling up on-site inside the yellow Fair Building.  We have a water bottle filling station located between the restrooms on the east side of the building.

Food and Beverage Policy
Outside food and beverage prohibited; with the exception of infant/toddler supplies and personal water bottles (see water bottle policy).

Wheelchairs

Wheelchairs are available in O’Connor Field House.  Check-out of wheelchairs requires a valid form of identification.  Wheelchairs are available on a first come, first served basis and may not be reserved in advance.

Public Safety

In order to make your visit to the Fair an enjoyable experience, we appreciate your compliance with our policies noted below.

The following items will not be allowed at the Canyon County Fair:

  • Possession of a weapon is prohibited except as otherwise permitted by law.
  • Bottles, cans or alcoholic beverages
  • Bicycles, skateboards, rollerblades, mopeds, etc.
  • Animals (except service or show animals)
  • COOLERS
  • Any item that is deemed by the Safety Inspection Staff and/or Fair management to be dangerous.

The following items are not allowed to be used at the Canyon County Fair:

  • Drones
  • Laser pens/pointers

Please do not bring these items to the Fair or you will be denied entry.  Items cannot be left at the gates for storage.  Items not permitted on the facility must be taken back to guests’ vehicles or put in the garbage receptacles.  Any illegal items including illegal drugs will be turned over to the Caldwell Police Department.

The following are not allowed:

  • Disruptive behavior or unlawful acts
  • Solicitation, distribution, or selling of product outside of a contracted booth
  • Scalping or re-sale of tickets

Please note:

  • Appropriate clothing and behavior is required.
  • Personal items brought onto the facilities may be subject to search
  • Entry constitutes consent for Canyon County Fair to use any film, video, or likeness of bearer for any purpose whatsoever without payment to bearer.

For additional information or questions, please email us at fairinfo@canyonco.org

Employment

To apply for a temporary, paid position (seasonal) at the Fair, please contact Express Employment Professionals:
2922 East Cleveland Boulevard, Suite 700, Caldwell, ID  83605
208-454-1076

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