The Washington State Fairgrounds in Puyallup, Washington (photo by Cheryl Landes) On August 31, the Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department issued a health order requiring Washington State Fair attendees, vendors, and employees wear to masks indoors and outdoors. This applies to everyone, regardless of vaccination status. Read the fair's latest COVID policies. The 2021 Washington State … Continue reading Masks now required indoors and outdoors at the Washington State Fair
The Washington State Fair is back to an in-person format
The Washington State Fairgrounds in Puyallup (photo by Cheryl Landes) Last year, the Washington State Fair in Puyallup was a drive-through event to ensure guests would be protected from the coronavirus. This year, it's back to an in-person format with several health and safety guidelines in place. These guidelines change without notice as new recommendations … Continue reading The Washington State Fair is back to an in-person format
2021 Clackamas County Fair & Rodeo August 17-21
Image by Ray Shrewsberry from Pixabay Enjoy carnival rides and games, delicious fair food, live music, browsing the exhibits, and a daily rodeo at the Clackamas County Fair. The 2021 fair starts Tuesday, August 21, and ends Saturday, August 21. Admission to the rodeo costs extra, but you can buy a combination ticket that includes … Continue reading 2021 Clackamas County Fair & Rodeo August 17-21
The 2021 Oregon State Fair is on for late August-early September
Earlier this year, officials weren't sure whether an in-person Oregon State Fair could be held in Salem in 2021 because of the COVID pandemic. But now, there's good news: It's on! The 2021 fair starts Friday, August 27, and ends Monday, September 6 (Labor Day). Tickets are now on sale online for fair entry and … Continue reading The 2021 Oregon State Fair is on for late August-early September
Washington County Fair July 23-August 1 in Hillsboro, Oregon
Image by Kriss Chen from Pixabay The Washington County Fair is back after a year's pause because of the coronavirus pandemic. Enjoy the carnival rides, tasty food, and entertainment ranging from live music to ventroquilists. The fair started today, July 23, and ends on Sunday, August 1. The fair is located at the Westside Commons, … Continue reading Washington County Fair July 23-August 1 in Hillsboro, Oregon
Lincoln County Fair ends today in Newport, Oregon
Featured image by Raventhorne, courtesy Creative Commons The Lincoln County Fair is underway this weekend in Newport, Oregon. The July 4 lineup features a range of activities that the entire family will enjoy. Live music is scheduled throughout the day at the Main Stage, and camel rides are available at the 4-H Animal Barn. Here's … Continue reading Lincoln County Fair ends today in Newport, Oregon
Which fairs will resume in Connecticut in 2021?
Skyler Wheeler and I on the giant slide at the Haddam Neck Fair in East Haddam, Connecticut (photo by Tom Wheeler) Many fairs in Connecticut cancelled in 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic. This year, a fair number (no pun intended) are returning. A list of fairs that are moving ahead this year or postponing … Continue reading Which fairs will resume in Connecticut in 2021?
RV Park open for the season at the Okanogan County Fairgrounds
Image by Jill Wellington from Pixabay If you're driving through Central Washington in your RV and are looking for a place to stay for a few days to enjoy the outdoors, the RV Park at the Okanogan County Fairgrounds is open for the season. The park has 64 full hookups, 44 electric and water hookups, … Continue reading RV Park open for the season at the Okanogan County Fairgrounds
Evergreen State Fair planning a comeback for 2021
Photo credit: The Evergreen State Fair After a year's absence due to the COVID pandemic, officials from The Evergreen State Fair announced on Thursday, May 13, that plans are underway for an in-person fair in Monroe, Washington. The 2021 dates are Thursday-Tuesday, August 26-31, and Thursday-Monday, September 2-6. This year’s theme is “Back in the … Continue reading Evergreen State Fair planning a comeback for 2021
Will there be a 2021 Oregon State Fair?
It isn't certain yet whether an in-person Oregon State Fair will be held in Salem in August this year because of the COVID pandemic. Plans are underway, according to an announcement on the fair's website, and "we will continue to follow the advice and public health regulations of the State of Oregon and the Oregon Health Authority." … Continue reading Will there be a 2021 Oregon State Fair?