Santa Cruz County Fair & Rodeo Association is a resource for all of Santa Cruz County. It is our goal to provide events and programs that support and encourage our communities. We are celebrating our 98th year in 2013. Our grounds are privatedly owned and operated by our membership and Board of Directors.
Our annual events include: Sonoita Horse Races, 75th Sonoita Quarter Horse Show, Labor Day Rodeoand County Fair. We are looking forward to adding new events to our calendar and are always open to your suggestions.
The Santa Cruz County Fair & Rodeo Association, located at the Sonoita Fairgrounds, is 1/4 mile south of the Highway 82, Highway 83 junction in Sonoita, Arizona. We are 40 miles southeast of Tucson, Arizona with easy access from I-10. At an elevation of 5000 feet, we maintain a year round temperature 10-15 degrees cooler than Tucson.
The Fairgrounds are situated on 36.5 acres with parking for approximately 2000. A covered grandstand area seats 2200; 180 horse stalls; 1/2 mile race track; lighted rodeo arena; performance arena; club house with kitchen; exhibition halls and RV hookups are also available for outside events. Contact us for availability and rates.
Membership allows you free admission to our annual Association sponsored events. Join us for a day or weekend of fabulous entertainment!