Central Navajo Fair Schedule

 Central Agency Navajo Fair and Rodeo

Chinle, Arizona


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Events include the parade, carnival, pageants, pow wow, song & dance, baby contest, vendor village, charity run, horse race, hip hop/country dances, metal show, rave & rodeo.


Fair Grounds Admission:
$7 Adults
$5 Kids and Elders
5 and under free
Admission starts Friday and it gives you access to the Rodeo, PowWow, Song and Dance and the Carnival.

Monday, August 21, 2017
4:00 p.m. 2017 Baby Contest, Apache County

Tuesday, August 22, 2017
5:00 p.m. Lil Miss Central & Brave Pageant, Apache County

Wednesday, August 23, 2017
6.00 p.m. Miss Central Pre-Teen Pageant, Chinle Elementary School

Thursday, August 24, 2017
8:00 a.m. 2017 Central Agency Fair Youth Day, C.C.C.
1:00 p.m. Miss Central Teen Pageant, Apache County
6:00 p.m. Frazier Carnival Opens, Gorman’s Fairgrounds

Friday, August 25, 2017
9:00 a.m. Elder Fest, C.C.C.
11:00 a.m. Vendor Village, Gorman’s Fairgrounds
4:00 p.m. Miss Central Navajo Pageant, Mesa Elem. School
5:00 p.m. Opening Prayer/Gourd Dancing, Gorman’s Fairgrounds
6:00 p.m. Frazier Carnival, Gorman’s Fairgrounds
6:00 p.m. Song & Dance, Gorman’s Fairgrounds
6:00 p.m. All Women’s Rodeo, Gorman’s Fairgrounds
7:00 p.m. Pow-Wow Grand Entry, Gorman’s Fairgrounds

Saturday, August 26, 2017
6:00 a.m. Parade Line-up, Chinle Flea Market
9:00 a.m. Parade Begins, Hwy 191 North-South
8:00 a.m. Open Junior Rodeo, Gorman’s Fairgrounds
10:00 a.m. Vendor Village, Gorman’s Fairgrounds
10:00 AM Registration for Song & Dance,
CAF/Gorman’s Rodeo Grounds
3:00 PM Frazier Carnival opens
3:00 PM 2017-2018 Miss Central Navajo Coronation (Rodeo Arena)
CAF/Gorman’s Rodeo Grounds
5:00 PM Gourd Dancing – Pow Wow Arena
CAF/Gorman’s Rodeo Grounds
7:00 PM Open Show Rodeo 1st Performance
7:00 PM Pow-Wow Final Grand Entry
CAF/Gorman’s Rodeo Grounds

Sunday, August 27, 2017
8:00 a.m. Morning Slack – Rodeo (If necessary) Gorman’s Rodeo Grounds
10:00 a.m.Vendor Village Open, Gorman’s Rodeo Grounds
10:00 a.m. Song & Dance Grand Entry, Gorman’s Rodeo Grounds
2:00 p.m. Open Show Rodeo 2nd Performance, Gorman’s Rodeo Grounds
3:00 p.m. Frazier Carnival Opens, Gorman’s Rodeo Grounds

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  1. Sometimes, at the rodeo performance.. I stick my gum under the bleacher seats and I then eat hot pickle with the frybread…..

  2. JUST FYI : The gal at this number says they don’t handle CHINLE CENTRAL Fair stuff:

    Navajo Nation Fair Main Office# (928) 871-6478
    Public Information Officer – Delilah Goodluck (928) 871-7334
    Email: delilah@navajonationparks.org

  3. Harold Carey Jr says
  4. Harold Carey Jr says
  5. Harold Carey Jr says

    I just updated the page.

  6. Loren Begay says

    looking forward to reuniting with family and hopefully see some old friends, love all the events and food.

  7. patty charley says

    can’t seem to find anyone to give information… perhaps if you all could UPDATE ??

  8. Lillian Chavez ( Apache County Sheriff's Office) says

    I also am trying to get a parade entry form….I see there is something Mr. Harold Carey Jr…as the parade form but when I try to open it comes up with an ‘ERROR”..
    have left many messages to no avail…
    Question I also have, just making sure “YOUTH DAY” is on Thursday? last year it was on Tuesday…
    whom may I ask is in charge of YOUTH DAY”…

  9. Sheena A. says

    Is their a location for Informational booths and is their a fee. I would like to set up a booth where people frequent most around the Fair and parade or even the rodeo.

  10. Harold Carey Jr says

    Here is a link to the parade entry form.

  11. Live Band in front of Navajo Artd and Crafts. 10am. Friday the 26th of aug. Nice day to be outside.

  12. Where can I get the parade entry form?
    Plus deadline to turn in the form.

  13. hendrick tally says

    Tryna find Out Contact info for the pow wow.. Need to get ahold of someone one on the pow wow side for my rooms

  14. Alessandra Uentillie says

    I need to get a hold of Santana Ross about the monetary prize my son Keanu Koa Towne won at the Baby Contest Monday August 24th. I contacted Tiera Curley but she referred me back to the fair committee without a phone number. Please help me get in contact with the appropriate person.

  15. Herbert Charles says

    info on who to contact for senior rodeo,

  16. Will there be any mud bogg?

  17. Harold Carey Jr says

    Navajo Nation Fair Main Office# (928) 871-6478
    Public Information Officer – Delilah Goodluck (928) 871-7334
    Email: delilah@navajonationparks.org

  18. update your contact numbers, both numbers are not in service.

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