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Guide to WA Community and County Fairs

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August is a great month for fairs in Washington! What’s your favorite? Whether it’s the rides and games, animals, arts and crafts or delicious fair food, you and your family have plenty of fairs to visit this summer!

Clark County Fair
August 3 – 12
17402 Northeast Delfel Road
Ridgefield, WA 98642
360.397.6180
http://www.clarkcofair.com

This year’s fair is sure to provide you and your family endless entertainment and excitement. Visit SUMMER’S BEST GOES WEST or check out all the family activities like Monster Trucks, DockDogs and the Carnival Midway! The Comcast Kids Park and the Radio Disney Kids stage feature kids’ contests, local children’s acts, and the Let’s Pretend Circus. Check out the many 4-H Events and the Junior Livestock Auction. The 2011 Clark County Fair is going to be the best ever! An amazing line up of concerts at the Sleep Country Amphitheater, too. Plus your paid concert ticket gets you into the fair FREE that day! Go online for more details and tickets.

Grays Harbor County Fair
August 8 – 12
Elma-McCleary Road
Elma, WA 98541
http://www.ghcfairgrounds.com

Come to the Grays Harbor County Fair for a festival of music, amusement rides, carnival, animal barns, World of Outlaws racing, fair food and so much more! Check out the complete schedule online!

Pierce County Fair
August 9 – 12
21800 Meridian Avenue East
Graham, WA 98388
253.847.4754
http://www.piercecountyfair.com

Head out to Pierce County’s yearly celebration of rural life, agriculture and good ol’ family values. The Pierce County Fair is nestled among the giant firs and green grass of beautiful Frontier Park in Graham. Sit back and enjoy a wide selection of tasty fair food while viewing many of the free entertainment acts and attractions. Don’t miss this year’s excitement!

Northwest Washington Fair
August 13 – 18
1775 Front Street
Lynden, WA 98264
360.354.4111
http://www.nwwafair.com

Northwest Washington Fair is celebrating it’s 100 year anniversary! Rides, games, the Lynden PRCA Rodeo, demo derby, animals, concerts and tons of family fun! Tickets and details available online.

Southwest Washington Fair
August 14 – 19
2555 North National Avenue
Chehalis, WA 98532
360.736.6072
http://www.southwestwashingtonfair.net

The most colorful event of the year in this region is the Southwest Washington Fair! It attracts more than 90,000 visitors over its six-day run. The fair is center stage for an entertainment revue unequaled in the area! Check out the concert line up and more online!

San Juan County Fair
August 15 – 18
846 Argyle Ave.
Friday Harbor, WA 98250
360.378.4310
http://www.sanjuancountyfair.org

The 2012 theme says it all… Food, Fun, Fair! This is a sweet, small town county fair with the feeling of an arts festival. Plenty of fun for whole family.
See you at the Fair!

Skamania County Fair & Timber Carnival
August 15 – 19
650 Rock Creek Drive
Stevenson, WA, 98648
http://www.skamaniacountyfair.com

The original “Free-gate” fair in the Northwest includes lots of livestock, 4-H fun, delicious food, and a treasure of still life exhibits. Don’t miss exciting entertainment, contests, demonstrations and the annual parade, timber carnival, market sale, and firework displays!

Clallam County Fair
August 16 – 19
1608 West 16th Street
Port Angeles, WA.
360.417.2551
http://www.clallamcountyfair.com

The Clallam County Fairgrounds are nestled between the beautiful Olympic Mountains and the Strait of Juan de Fuca. Bring the family for carnival rides, fair food, animals, demolition derby and great entertainment! Tickets and more information available online.

Whidbey Island Fair
August 16 – 19
819 Camano Avenue
Langley, WA 98260
360.221.4677
http://www.islandcountyfair.com

Quality exhibits from the farm, including all types of livestock and crops, horticulture and floriculture, are on display. Parade, kids’ activities, contests and more. The Whidbey Island Fair also provides entertainment and a place to gather with family and friends to enjoy everything special about Whidbey Island.

Pend Oreille County Fair
August 16 – 19
419152 Highway 20
Cusick, Washington
http://www.povn.com/pocofair

The Cusick Rodeo, classic cars, animals, arts and crafts, games, and fun for the whole family await you at the fair!

Benton-Franklin Fair
August 21 – 25
1500 S. Oak
Kennewick, WA 99337
509.222.3749
http://www.bentonfranklinfair.com

Demoliton Derby, Rodeo Fun Run, BBQ Cookoff, parades and exhibits, Dock Dogs, contests and competitions, live entertainment and a host of other activities. You don’t need to be a spectator, come join in the fun!

Kitsap County Fair and Stampede
August 22 – 26
1200 NW Fairgrounds Rd.
Bremerton, WA 98311
360.337.5376
http://www.kitsapgov.com/parks

This five-day event provides something for everyone, including carnival rides, 4-H displays, arts and crafts, live entertainment, baking competitions and, of course, fan favorites: the Stampede and Xtreme Bulls competition. For over 60 years, folks have come from miles around to see what the ruckus in Kitsap County was all about. Every year that ruckus gets bigger, the contestants more daring and bold. When the bulls, the horses, the clowns come to town… well, let’s just say you’ll want to see what’s kicking up all that dust. It’s about time you came to the Kitsap County Stampede, nominated “Rodeo of the Year” for 6 years in a row!

Klickitat County Fair and Rodeo
August 23 – 26
903 North Fairgrounds Road
Goldendale, WA 98620
509.773.3559
http://www.klickitatcountyfair.com

Come to the NPRA Northwest ProRodeo, K-9 Kings Ultimate Flying Dog Show, plus all the fair fun your family can handle!

Lincoln County Fair
August 23 – 25
1601 Morgan Street
Davenport, WA 99122
509.725.5161
http://www.lincolncountyfairgrounds.org

The Annual Lincoln County Fair has a lot to see, like cows, sheep, pigs, chickens, Canned Goods, Baked Goods, Crafts, Quilts, Food, and lots more. A good old fashioned country fair!

Evergreen State Fair
August 23 – September 3
14405 179th Ave SE
Monroe, WA 98272
360.805.6700
http://www.evergreenfair.org

Ready to squeal with laughter? Race to find your favorite ride and get ready to hear the sounds of summer. Butler Amusements is the carnival at the Evergreen State Fair which runs from the end of August through Labor Day. Let them thrill and amaze you. Plus, enjoy the rodeo, animals and all the fair food! Details and tickets online.

Walla Walla County Fair & Fronteir Days
August 29 – September 2
363 Orchard Street
Walla Walla, WA 99362
509.527.3247
http://www.wallawallafairgrounds.com

Fair & Frontier Days begins on the Wednesday before Labor Day with a County Fair and Country concert. Thursday brings more fair fun and a Demo Derby! Friday, Saturday and Sunday is the PRCA rodeo and Saturday is the grand parade down Main Street!

Kittitas County Fair
August 30 – September 3
512 N. Poplar
Ellensburg, WA 98926
509.962.7639
http://www.kittitascountyfair.com

Spend your Labor Day weekend taking a trip back in time at the Kittitas County Fair’s Frontier Village. visit homesteaders from Cooke Canyon, the blacksmith, the sarsaparilla saloon keeper, the general store, and the schoolmaster! Plus enjoy the fair’s carnival rides, fair food, live entertainment, games and lots of family fun!

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