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4-H youths shine at Jeffco Fair & Festival

By Christy Steadman

From cake decorating to raising chickens, Jefferson County’s 4-H youths work hard on their projects all year to showcase them annually at the Jeffco Fair & Festival… Read more…

Jeffco Fair & Festival returns to Jefferson County Fairgrounds

By Holly Graham

Jeffco Fair & Festival returns Thursday-Sunday to the Jefferson County Fairgrounds, 15200 W. 6th Ave., Golden. This annual event celebrates Jeffco tradition and combines the spirits of previous Jeffco fairs and festivals…  Read more…

Mutton Bustin’ at the Jeffco Fair & Festival

6 seconds and a sheep. A rider steps into the chute and prepares for a ride that will last only seconds.

The Jeffco Fair & Festival Mutton Bustin’ features children between the ages 5 and 7 and under 60 pounds riding sheep out of a chute and into the arena…  Read more…

Cirque and Horse Show Flying Into Town This Summer

One of Jefferson County’s own is bringing a true gladiator show home this summer.

High flying aerial stunts from the horses to the air, battles, chariot races, acrobatic vaulting tethered by Chinese Pole, fire manipulation, Roman riding with aerial silks, and much more. It’s all headed to the Jeffco Fairgrounds in August…  Read more…

Inaugural Homebrewing Competition

Calling all homebrewers! Enter now for our inaugural Homebrewing Competition at the 2017 Jeffco Fair & Festival where our Best of Show winner will have the opportunity to brew his or her winning recipe at Mountain Toad Brewing…  Read more…

Having fun with the 4-H program

By Christy Steadman

Walking into the event center, one was likely to hear the high-pitched gobble-gobble of a turkey or the low tones of a mooing cow.

The odor wasn’t foul, but the smell of livestock filled the air.

Cages on tables held rabbits, chickens, turkeys and roosters. Stalls kept pigs, goats, llamas, alpacas, cows and sheep from escaping…  Read more…