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Guide to The 2011 Puyallup Fair

September 2, 2011 2:32 PM

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credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images

credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images

It’s time to “Do the Puyallup” again this year! From September 9 – 25, you can “make your escape” to the biggest single attraction in Washington!

It all gets started on Friday, September 9, with the Western Rodeo Parade and Cattle Drive at 10am on Meridian Street in Puyallup. Follow the parade to the Fair gates with a non-perishable food donation, and receive FREE gate admission between 10am and 12:00pm on September 9th only. Kids from 6 – 18 are free on the opening weekend of the Fair. Go to the website HERE to print out the required BECU kids’ coupon. Kids 5 and under are always free at the Puyallup Fair.

Other discount coupons are available through local grocery stores, car dealerships and maybe even your child’s school district! Check for deals before the fair starts on September 9.

And speaking of FREE, there are lots of free things happening nearly every day during the fair! Go to the Puyallup Fair’s website HERE to see their list of “101 Free Things to Do at the Puyallup”.

Stop by and pick up your KMPS Backpack! Stuffed with free food and ride coupons, you’ll want to make it your first stop at the fair, next to the Extreme Scream ride.

Rides? There’s lots! The Extreme Scream has always been the ride for thrill seekers, and there’s a new one this year called Vertigo. It’s like the swings, but super high! You’ll want to check it out.

Concerts are always a huge draw at the Puyallup Fair. And this year won’t disappoint. You can buy tickets at the Puyallup Fair & Events Center Box Office, by calling 1.888.559.FAIR (3247) or purchase online at http://www.thefair.com/concerts. Here’s the lineup: Joe Nichols, Richochet, Selena Gomez and The Scene, Chicago with the Tacoma Symphony, Sammy Hagar and the Wabos, “Weird Al” Yankovic, Amy Grant and Michael W. Smith, Miranda Lambert, Fiestas Patrias Music Festival, Fiestas Patrias El Gran Concierto, Big & Rich with Gretchen Wilson, Michael McDonald and Boz Scaggs, The Flaming Lips, Counting Crows, Trace Adkins, Larry the Cable Guy and more! Check the website for details!

Don’t want to fight traffic or pay a lot for parking? Try the new Puyallup Fair Express Bus! Check out the website HERE for schedules and locations.

The fair is open between 10:00am and 11:00pm Monday through Saturday, and 10:00am and 10:00pm on Sunday. The Puyallup Fairgrounds are located at:

110 9th Ave SW
Puyallup, WA 98371
253.845.1771

Head to http://www.thefair.com for all the information and details.

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