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 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
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
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?
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?
A view of the fairgrounds from a previous Washington State Fair in Puyallup Photos by Cheryl Landes The 2020 Washington State Fair in Puyallup was cancelled this year because of the COVID pandemic, but it hasn't vanished. There are still a few ways you can get your fair fix wherever you are. Every Friday, Saturday, … Continue reading Get your 2020 Washington State Fair fix in Puyallup and beyond