UPDATE: MONDAY 3/27/2023 2:19 p.m.

(PUEBLO, Colo). — Comedian Gabriel Iglesias and Lil’ Jon were announced as the two headliners for the Colorado State Fair, on Monday, March 27, and will kick off performances at the Southwest Motors Event Center.

Tickets for the two headliners will go on sale Friday, March 31, and can be purchased online, by phone at 1-800-514-3849, and in person at the Colorado State Fair Box Office.

On Monday, 66,000 admission tickets were sold during a surprise flash sale over 151 minutes, to celebrate the Colorado State Fair’s 151st year.

“Our 151st State Fair will celebrate all things Colorado,” said Scott Stoller, General Manager of the Colorado State Fair. “We have plenty of excitement planned for the 11 days of the Colorado State Fair, including concerts, livestock competitions, and mountains of fun!” 

Also on Friday, advance general admission tickets will go on sale for $9 and advance single-day carnival tickets will go on sale for $32. Discounted tickets will be available through Aug. 24.

Additional information about performances and events will be released in May.

ORIGINAL STORY: 2023 Colorado State Fair: Flash sale and concert headliners announcement

MONDAY 3/27/2023 11:05 a.m.

The Colorado State Fair is back for another year and will take place over 11 days from Aug. 25 to Sept. 4, 2023, at the Colorado State Fairgrounds.

The theme for this year is, “Mountains of Fun.”

On Monday, March 27 at 10 a.m., the Colorado State Fair Authority announced and launched a surprise flash ticket sale for discounted fair admissions. The sale is for a limited time and on Monday ONLY.

Two headliners will also be announced on Monday at 2 p.m. on the Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter accounts for the Colorado State Fair.

Headliner tickets, along with advance gate and carnival tickets, go on sale Friday, March 31.

Tickets for Lady A with special guest Kat & Alex, are on sale now. Other performances will be announced later this spring.

According to the Colorado State Fair Authority, last year, the flash sale sold more than 26,000 tickets in 150 minutes.

The flash sale and headliners announcement comes 151 days prior to the 2023 Colorado State Fair, to celebrate its 151st year.

This is a developing article. Check back here for updates.