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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