Frequently Asked Questions About the Fair
How much does it cost to get in?
Both parking and admission are FREE!
When is it?
October 22, 2016 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Where is it?
Pima County Fairgrounds
What kind of activities will be there?
We’re constantly adding activities. In addition to the standard carnival games you’d expect at any country fair, we’ll also have a variety of activities for the entire family. Check out the list for details. Many of our exhibitors offer activities at their booths too. And as usual, we’ll have the famous cow pie bingo contest. Get there in time to see the cow released at 11 a.m.!
What vendors will be there?
Come do your holiday shopping early! We’ll have a variety of vendors offering exceptional deals and information. Stop by shop for gifts, get help with your household’s needs, or browse the many local business offerings.
I’d like to be a vendor. How do I sign up?
Signing up is easy. Click here for the application form. And hurry! Spaces are running out.
Will you serve alcohol?
Yes. We’re expanding our beer garden this year to include several varieties. Stop by to see what’s on draft!
Will you have any entertainment?
We’ve invited several organizations from across the community to share their talent with us. Check out the schedule of events to see who is performing, where, and when.
Frequently Asked Questions by Our Vendors
What time can I set up my booth?
You can set up on October 21 starting at approximately 3 p.m. – 8 p.m. sharp. We will send out all of the details about booth setup to all of the vendors the week of the event. Keep your eyes open for this email to come from the Greater Vail Area Chamber of Commerce Executive Director, Michelle Harrington.
How do I donate a raffle prize?
Raffle prizes are a great way to get added exposure for your business! Donate by dropping your raffle prize off to the Greater Vail Area Chamber of Commerce office or emailing Executive Director Michelle Harrington to let her know what you’ll be donating.
I’d like to have an activity at my booth but I’m not a midway level sponsor. Is that okay?
Absolutely! You won’t receive as much promotion as the midway level sponsors, but you are more than welcome to host your own activity at your booth.
How do I add something to the vendor bags?
Please bring your inserts or gifts to fellow vendors to the Greater Vail Area Chamber of Commerce office by October 1. Remember, you get one insert per business. This can be a flyer or other small promotional item.