Evergreen State Fair


14405 179th Ave SE, Monroe, WA 98272 


The Evergreen State Fair, located in Monroe, Washington, is a twelve-day fair held each year from late August through Labor Day. Running since 1949, the Evergreen Fair is the largest county fair in the Pacific Northwest and the largest single attraction held annually in Snohomish County. 

Looking for a carnival near Seattle, Washington? Well look no further, Evergreen State Fair is one of our top 2 picks! Only a 35-minute drive from Seattle, the Evergreen State Fair is a perfect day trip for everyone in the greater Seattle area.

This fair has something for everyone: animals, display halls, food, carnival rides, speedway events, concerts, monster trucks, fireworks and other special shows. There is an area with rides for older children and a separate area with rides for little ones.

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When is the Evergreen State Fair?

When: The fair is scheduled for August 24th-29th; and August 31st-September 4th, 2023.

Time: The fair hours are 10:30am-10pm every day (closes at 7 p.m. on the last day, September 4th). 

Where: 14405 179th AVE SE Monroe, WA 98272

Buy early and save on tickets

For new visitors, there are multiple tickets to purchase, a gate admission to enter the fair, and additional tickets for games and rides. Consider the unlimited wrist band if your kids love rides!

Advanced ticket sales for gate admission and unlimited rides wrist band if purchased before the opening day. See website for details.

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Regular gate admission in 2023 (Weekday/Weekend/Labor Day): 

Adults (13-61) $16/$18/$165.

Seniors (62-89), Kids (6-12), Active Military/dependents with ID $13/$13/$13.

Children Under 5 and Seniors 90+ are FREE.

Discount tickets:

Save with early bird admission and carnival ride wristbands before opening day.

Senior (62-89 years) half-price day August 28th, 2023.

Weekday Roundup Package: 4 weekday gate admission tickets and parking for $50.

Get free admission when you buy a concert ticket or speedway ticket.

More info: Ticket Information (evergreenfair.org)

Plan your trip

Parking: Weekday $10. Weekend $15. Disabled parking is located closest to the entrances in all fairground parking lots. There are three main parking lots here at the Evergreen fair, yellow, blue, and red parking lots. Check out their map here.

Daily Schedules for a list of events, contests, activities and ceremonies that take place on specific days found here.

Food: There are plenty of fair food choices at a range of prices.

Carnival rides guide: Review the important ride information (ride and height restrictions, rules, and carnival hours). They list out each ride and height requirements on their site, the minimum height starts at 36″ for their toddler rides. Measure your child, if they are shorter then 36″, they will unfortunately not be able to ride any rides at the Evergreen State Fair Carnival.

Fireworks Show:  There are two fireworks shows at the Evergreen State Fair in Monroe. One to start off the fair on opening night (August 24th at 9pm), this show is included with your paid fair admission. The last show, marking the end of the fair, is on September 3rd after the Demo Derby show, this is a paid show. Located at the Racetrack / Grandstands. 

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