July 25 - 28








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.

Food 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 tan 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).


To apply for a temporary, paid position (seasonal) at the Fair, please contact Express Employment Professionals:
5720 East Cleveland Boulevard, #107, Caldwell, ID  83607

Canyon County Fair Current Openings >

Hours & Pricing

Monday – Friday
8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
*Hours below are during the Fair

8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

12:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Building Hours (indoor exhibits & vendors)
12:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

D&B Supply Livestock Area Hours (livestock exhibits)
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.

12:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Advance Admission Ticket Pricing
Adult General Admission (ages 13 to 64): $6
Children and Senior (ages 6-12 and 65+): $4

Admission ticket is valid for one admission to the Canyon County Fair for any one day, during the fair. Not valid with any other discount or offer. No refunds, no exchanges, no replacement tickets.

On-site Admission Ticket Pricing
Adult General Admission (ages 13 to 64): $8
Children and Senior (ages 6-12 and 65+): $6
Children ages 5 and under are FREE


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

Sleep Inn
1315 Industrial Rd.
Nampa, ID 83687
(208) 463-6300

Mr. Sandman Inn and Suites
1575 South Meridian Road
Meridian, ID 83642
Phone: (208) 887-2062

Comfort Suites Airport
2906 Vista Avenue
Boise, ID 83705
Phone: (208) 472-1222

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.


Crossroads Towing will be on-site during the fair, making sure all of our patrons are safe. Please do not park on railroad property. The gravel area along the railroad tracks—parallel to Stock Trail—is railroad property, and is marked with no parking signs.  If you park on railroad property, you will be towed.  If your vehicle is towed, contact Crossroads Towing at 208-461-8696.

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.


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)
  • 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 info@canyoncountyfair.org

“The health and safety of our fairgoers has always been the top priority for the Canyon County Fair. As Commissioners, we have been consistent in our approach to the COVID-19 pandemic by relying on personal accountability and personal responsibility in dealing with the virus. This year’s Fair will be no different. There is no mask mandate in place, but we want to continue to encourage all citizens to be proactive in safeguarding their health by staying home if they are sick and washing their hands regularly. We are in support of personal choice to wear or not wear a mask, and ask that everyone respect each person’s individual decision.”

– Canyon County Board of County Commissioners

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.


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.

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).