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Enchanted Circle Fair, LLC. is to be a privately owned and operated Fair and Fairgrounds to be located near Taos,New Mexico serving Taos, Colfax, Mora and Rio Arriba counties. We will be privately operated because we will not use taxpayer money ... More ...

Enchanted Circle Fair, LLC. is to be a privately owned and operated Fair and Fairgrounds to be located near Taos,New Mexico serving Taos, Colfax, Mora and Rio Arriba counties. We will be privately operated because we will not use taxpayer money for our general operating budget and our employees will not be goverment employees.

Our Exhibitors will be provided with a first class facility in which to show their Agriculture, Horticulture, Arts & Crafts, Beef Cattle, Dairy Cattle, Commercial Exhibits,Draft Horses, Light Horses, Guinea Pigs, Clothing and Textiles, Feature Booths, Foods, Floriculture, Goats, Hobbies and Crafts, Beers and Wines, Photography, Poultry, Rabbits, Quilts, Scarecrows, Sheep, Swine,and Table Setting exhibits with the knowledge that the judging is unbiased and no favoritism is being shown toward  exhibitors. The judges for the exhibits will be from out of the area and have no knowledge or acquaintance with the local exhibitors.

Our fair attendees will be able to attend the fair even if they have to work during the day. The fair will be open for the following hours during fair week which will be the third week of July: Wednesday: 5:00 pm to Midnight, Thursday: 8:00 am to Midnight, Friday: 8:00 am to Midnight, Saturday: 8:00 am to Midnight and Sunday: 8:00 am to 8:00 pm.

Entertainment that will be featured for the 2015 fair will be a Carnival, Dr. Solar’s Good Time Sunshine Traveling Medicine Show, Hambone Express Racing Pigs, Freckle Farm Pony Rides & Petting Zoo, Tennessee River- Alabama Tribute Band, Blaze of Glory- Jon Bon-Jovi Tribute Band, James Kellogg Jr. Master Hypnotist, Cody Beebe & the Crooks Band, Eric Dodge Band, Marty Davis- Legends of the Pioneers. Our 10,000 seat Grandstand Arena will feature a local Talent Show, National Headliner Concert, ( Concert Dress Circle will seat 3,000), Championship Bull Riding Televised Bull Riding event and two performances of Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association Rodeo.

The Enchanted Circle Fairgrounds can be utilized the other 51 weeks of the year for events such as other Rodeos, Breed Association Livestock Shows, Private Parties and Weddings, Political Rallies, The annual membership meeting for Kit Carson Electric Cooperative, Halloween Haunted House, Community Christmas Celebration,used as a Emergency Evacuation Center or Command Post for local Disasters such as Wildfires etc., Car Shows, Circuses, and the Taos Wool Show, Taos Arts & Crafts Show and Solar Fest Music Festival.

Owner/ General Manager: Dan Bryan

Dan has been in the Fair, Rodeo and Horse Show industry as an Exhibitor, Announcer, Sound Technician, Rodeo & Horse Show Committee Person and Promoter since 1980.

He started as a member of the Montague 4-H Club in Montague, California and later in the Yreka FFA showing and selling Market Beef Steers at the Siskiyou Golden Fair in Yreka, California. While in the Yreka FFA He served on the Livestock Judging Team.

For 14 years in the Rodeo and Horse Show industry He served as an Announcer, Sound Technician and Committee Person for the Montague Junior Rodeo, California High School Rodeo Association District #1 Finals Rodeo, Siskiyou County Sheriff's Posse Rodeo and Shasta Valley Horseman's Association.

As a committeeman for the Shasta Valley Horseman's Association one of his duties was securing entertainment acts.

As a promoter Dan has produced the Siskiyou Classic Draft Horse Pull, Toys for Tots Nebraska State Rodeo Association Rodeo and the Thunder in the Mountains Bull Riding.

What the money will be used for:

The money raised with this campaign will allow Enchanted Circle Fair, LLC to:  

  • Purchase 100 acres or more of land in Taos County in which to build the fairgrounds.
  • Purchase the components of the 10,000 seat Grandstand Arena.
  • Purchase the components of the horse show arena.
  • Purchase a Wenger Encore ShowMobile portable stage.
  • Purchase the twelve Exhibit Buildings and Barns
  • Purchase the 50 Stall Horse Barn.
  • Purchase Ticket booths, portable bleachers, park benches, picinic tables, drinking fountains and trash cans to serve the fair-goers and give the grounds a park like setting.
  • Build  a row of 10 permenant concession stands to be used for fundraising projects by local non-profit organizations.
  • Build Restrooms for the fair-goers. 
  • Build a paved path through the fairgrounds for easy acess to the buildings and barns for vehicles making deliveries and people during events.
  • Build two 20 acre parking lots to hold the vehicles of patrons and exhibitors.
  • Pay booking deposits for entertainers and shows. 

 

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Perks

$14
Fairtime Season Pass
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Estimated delivery Jul 2015
Get Admission to all five days of the Fair and bypass the lines at the front gate ticket booth. To purchase this for more people in your family contribute the price times number being purchased.
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$50
Grandstand Event Season Pass
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Estimated delivery Jul 2015
Choose your seats before the other attendees for the four paid Grandstand events held during the Fair. These include Dress Circle seating for the Concert, the Championship Bull Riding event and both performances of the Rodeo. To purchase this perk for other people in your family contribute the price times number being purchased.
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$1,100
Sign on Grandstand Arena Fence
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  • 50 remaining
Estimated delivery Jul 2015
Have your name or business name on a two foot by eight foot sign placed on the Grandstand Arena fence to be seen by the 10,000 to 13,000 people in attendance of the events held in our Grandstand Arena. Personal claims of this perk will be listed on the sign as a thank you for contributing to this campaign. Businesses will be in the form of business advertising.
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$5,400
Naming Rights for an Exhibit Building or Barn
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  • 12 remaining
Estimated delivery Jul 2015
Get your name or business name on any one of the fairground's Agriculture/Horticulture Building,Beef Barn, Show/ Auction Arena,Horse Show Arena, Dairy Barn, Sheep & Goat Barn, Swine Barn, Rabbit & Poultry Building, Commercial Exhibit Building, Arts & Crafts Building, Home Economics Building or Floriculture Building for one year
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$10,800
Naming Rights for the Grandstand Arena
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Estimated delivery Jul 2015
Your name or business name listed on signage placed on our Grandstand Arena for one full year. This signage will been seen by all fairgrounds attendees.
Your name or business name will also be listed in all fair advertising( Website, Schedule of Events, etc..) as the Talent Show, Concert, Championship Bull Riding Bull Riding, Draft Horse Show or Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association Rodeo as being held at the your name Grandstand Arena.
The name will also be mentioned by the Television Commentators during the Telecast of the Championship Bull Riding Bull Riding event.
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$58,267
10 year Exhibit Building or Barn Naming Rights
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  • 12 remaining
Estimated delivery Jul 2015
Upgrade to naming rights for one of our exhibit buildings or barns for ten years. To claim this perk you must be the original building or barn naming rights claimant or the naming rights for the building or barn must be available.
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$116,533
10 year Grandstand Arena Naming Rights Upgrade
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  • 1 remaining
Estimated delivery Jul 2015
Upgrade naming rights for the Grandstand Arena for ten years. To claim this perk you must be the original Grandstand Arena naming rights claimant or the Arena's naming rights must be available to be claimed.
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