County fair cuts losses in half

10-day event lost $9K – down from $20,000 in 2014


After a year of preparations, then 10 days full of events, members of the Cheyenne County Fair Board can now pause to catch their breaths. That is, until they begin work next month on the 2016 fair.

Kip Miller, the board’s treasurer, attended a County Commissioners’ meeting on Monday to deliver a report on this year’s fair, which was held last month.

A monster truck event on Wednesday, July 22 was well attended, he said. It was the first time the fair hosted the event – it replaced a night of live musical entertainment in past years – and the stands were full. Some people were act...

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Reader Comments

CURIOUS427 writes:

I am curious, why doesn't the fair bring in its own crafts and local vendors?? even if its only for the weekend? Also maybe a local face painter and so on? to draw more people. This was my first time to the fair as I am new to Sidney. The monster truck was wonderful and my first as well. I hope that they keep this event each year. maybe also advertise more for participates in the atv,quads and other races. There are so many possibilities.


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