The Sonoita Fairgrounds is home to annual events, such as the Sonoita Horse Races, the Sonoita Quarter Horse Show, the Sonoita Labor Day Rodeo, and the Santa Cruz Rodeo and County Fair.
Enjoy a day or weekend of fantastic family entertainment! 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 5,000 feet elevation, the year-round temperature is typically 10-15 degrees cooler than Tucson.
The Fairgrounds are situated on 36.5 acres with parking for approximately 2,000 vehicles. A covered grandstand area seats 2,200, 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.
The facility is owned and operated by its membership. Annual membership dues are $20 for individuals and $40 for a family. Being a member allows you free admission to our annual Association sponsored events. You don’t need to be a member to attend!
Contact us for availability and rates.