COMMERCIAL EXHIBITOR AND FOOD CONCESSIONAIRE INFORMATION
Thank you for a great turnout for the 2023 Colorado State Fair!
Applications for the 2024 Colorado State Fair will be available in January, so please check back for details.
1.) Complete an application and mail or email completed application along with complete product line for commerical exhibitors or menu for food concessionaires as well as booth / trailer photos to:
Colorado State Fair
Commercial Exhibits Department
1001 Beulah Avenue
Pueblo, CO 81004
The Colorado State Fair takes place August 25 – September 4, 2023. Hours are subject to change. Exhibitors are required to have booth staffed and open during all open days & hours of the fair.
Monday-Thursday: 3 PM – 10 PM
Friday-Sunday and Labor Day: 11 AM – 10 PM
Monday-Thursday: 3 PM – 10 PM
Friday-Sunday and Labor Day: 11 AM – 11 PM
We strive to create a fun, unique and creative fair therefore our vendor selection process is juried! We look for vendors that showcase unique and appealing products and services. Our exhibitors should provide fair goer’s with an exceptional shopping experience. We are looking for vendors that showcase the following:
- Clean, professional and atheistically pleasing booth displays that are easily navigated.
- Product uniqueness and appeal.
- Professional staff appearance.
- Quality & reliable products and services
While vendors are not allowed to choose spaces themselves, we are excited to work with you to choose a space that showcases your product / service. We have many years of experience with vendor and product placement to ensure you have a successful event.
Returning vendors have priority through February 28, 2023. We start reviewing new vendor applications March 1, 2023 and strive to notify vendors quickly of status.
Prior to your use of the premises you must provide to the Colorado State Fair Authority, thirty days (30) prior to the fair, a certificate of Insurance listing the Colorado State Fair and the State of Colorado as Additional Insured AND Certificate Holder. State Statutes require the following insurance coverage:
- Comprehensive General Public Liability and Property Damage Insurance, including Personal Injury.
$1,000,000 each occurrence;
$1,000,000 general aggregate;
$1,000,000 products and completed operations aggregate; and
$50,000 any 1 fire.
No exhibitor shall be permitted to set up without the proper copies of insurance certificates on file!
Haas & Wilkerson Insurance (A third party company), will provide general liability coverage for commercial exhibitors at the Colorado State Fair under a master insurance policy. The Haas & Wilkerson Insurance offered to Exhibitors meets the requirements of the Colorado State Fair. Should you choose to participate in this insurance program, please call the Commercial Exhibits Office to request a form. The form must be completed, and mailed directly to Haas & Wilkerson. The cost of the insurance is $85.00 (price subject to change)
- Standard Colorado Workers’ Compensation
Insurance and Employer’s Liability (if you have employees) or Standard Worker’s Compensation that covers employees in the State of Colorado.
- Including occupational disease
- Covering all individuals engaged in performance of the work at the site
- In the amount required by State Statutes
- Valid During the Fair dates
A Worker’s Compensation Exemption Form is available from the Commercial Exhibits Office, for those Exhibitors who are exempt from Workers’ Compensation Insurance.
Concessionaires must provide proof of vehicle insurance covering their trailers.
Wi-fi is available and free of charge.
Colorado State Fair has partnerships with several area hotels. RV Spaces are limited but available.
Vendors, exhibitors & visitors generate a large amount of waste, and the Colorado State Fair is committed to minimizing the amount going into landfills. We ask that you support our efforts to be an environmentally sensitive event.
The Colorado State Fair recycles the following materials:
- Aluminum & steel cans
- Plastic bottles
- Cooking Oil / grease
- Manure & Shavings (composted)
Yes, indoor exhibitors inside the Palace of Agriculture will be provided with pipe and drape. It is included in your booth fee.