The Navajo Nation Fair was established in 1938 to stimulate livestock improvements and management through exhibits for the Navajo people. The Navajo Nation Fair has become a world-renowned event that showcases Navajo Agriculture, Fine Arts and Crafts, with the promotion and preservation of the Navajo heritage by providing cultural entertainment.
“To preserve and promote pride in the Navajo heritage and culture for the benefit of the Navajo Nation.”
Organization Status: The Navajo Nation Fair Office is a non-profit organization that is structurally established under the Navajo Nation and Federal codes as a 501-C3 entity.
Partnership: The Navajo Nation Fair Office will continue to develop a close working relationship with all private entities. By fostering partnerships outside the Navajo Nation the Fair Office can provide better services and new product information to the Navajo people with the goal of being proactive and innovative towards our corporate families.
Landscape: The Navajo Nation is the largest North American Indian Tribe with a population of approximately 300,000 members with over 17 million acres of land located around the Four Corners Region of the United States that includes Southeastern Utah, Northeastern Arizona and Northwestern New Mexico. The Navajo Nation is world-renowned for its scenic and natural wonders that attract millions of visitors every year. The intriguing beauty is the (DINE”) People’s sacred culture and strong artist heritage that ties everything together in harmony.
Navajo Nation Fairground: The Fairground is located on approximately 100 acres, located 0.9 mile west of BIA Junction N12 & Highway 264 in Window Rock, Arizona. The Navajo Nation has produced events with many organizations such as:
Professional Rodeo Cowboy Association, Championship Bull Riding (CBR) Country Music Stars, The Ringley Brothers Circus, Arnold Swarzenegger’s Fitness Expo, Frazier Shows and the Booger Barter Productions. The Navajo Nation Fairground offers a location to showcase top entertainment, industrial, agricultural and educational events for the benefit of the Navajo Nation. Since the inception of producing events for the Navajo Nation, The Navajo Nation Fair Office has rapidly grown in size, both in attendance and the scope of production. However, the Navajo Nation Fair Office has been managing two major productions:
1) The Navajo Nation Professional Rodeo Cowboy Association Rodeo and Youth Celebration.
2) The Annual Navajo Nation Fair “The Largest American Indian Fair & Rodeo”.