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Pima County Fairgrounds

Address: 11300 South Houghton Road, Tucson, AZ 90032
Phone Number: 520-762-3247
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Ranked #95 of 122 Attractions in Tucson
Type: Horseback Riding Stables, Race Car Tracks, Theaters & Stadiums
Owner description: Features NHRA drag racing, indoor and outdoor equestrian facilites, RV parking, Pima County Fair.
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Type: Horseback Riding Stables, Race Car Tracks, Theaters & Stadiums
Owner description: Features NHRA drag racing, indoor and outdoor equestrian facilites, RV parking, Pima County Fair.
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Tucson, Arizona
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014 via mobile

The Pima County Fair is a great place for the family. They had a rodeo, which was a great free and exciting experience until the announcer said during the bull riding "I wonder if we could put that rope around Obama's neck to get him out of office". I thought that was real tacky especially when there were tons of... More 

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Goodyear, Arizona, USA
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013 via mobile

No mention of the fact that this venue has a nice gun range, it's probably politically incorrect to post huh? Only $8 for a lane and they have plenty so you rarely wait. Rangers are friendly and experienced. Saw people shooting pistols, rifles, shotguns, slingshots and bow.

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San Bruno, California
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66 reviews 66 reviews
33 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

Came into Tucson from the SF Bay Area and wanted to experience a real "county fair". It was really fun and colorful. Nice exhibits, huge midway with an outrageous number of food stands. The livestock barns were really interesting. Great entertainment that was free, Easton Corbin. You usually have to pay extra for those shows.... Good value

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Tucson, Arizona, United States
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55 reviews 55 reviews
16 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013

Nice, small-ish county fair with food, vendors and rides. We went on $2 ride day and had a blast going on as many rides as we cared for about $20. The exhibit halls seemed a bit sparse (as well as the livestock exhibits), but there was plenty to see in the 8 hours we spent wandering around. I finally tried... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2012

Nice county fair, but could always use a little change maybe. Be careful of the lemonade though, my friend got very sick from it this year... :(

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Tucson, Arizona
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81 reviews 81 reviews
18 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2012

We love the fair. It makes us think of being kids again. Our two children (6 & 8) love it too. We try to remember to buy the discount rides tickets at fry's before we go as these are perfect for kids the age of ours. For the older riders, buy there. The shows and games are reasonable as well,... More 

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az
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36 reviews 36 reviews
21 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2012

This place comes alive with our yearly fair. Love the fun, food, rides.

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Las Vegas
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56 reviews 56 reviews
22 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2012

well it is Pima County, and in the middle of no where, with nothing special to offer, and the fair was not all that great.

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Bullhead City, Arizona
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2012

We stayed for one month and enjoyed it immensely. Lots of activities on site and nearby. lots of room for pets, walking or running. Everything pretty laid back. All inclusive pricing. Non of the traditional rv park amenities but to us these are not important.The only real complaint we had was that there was no laundry facilities nearby but apparently... More 

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Sahuarita, Arizona
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2011

I grew up in a big county and our fairgrounds were awesome. The county fairgrounds here are much smaller and have less buildings for display purposes. The vegetation of the fairgrounds is lacking as well. There are few trees and no grass to speak of. But then again it is Arizona.

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