110 9th Ave SW, Puyallup, WA 98371
The Washington State Fair, located in Puyallup, Washington, is a twenty-day fair held each year in September. This Fair started in 1900 and welcomes more than a million guests each year.
Looking for a carnival near Seattle, Washington? Well look no further, the Washington State Fair is one of our top 2 picks! Only a 60-minute drive from Seattle, the Washington State Fair is a perfect day trip for everyone in the greater Seattle area.
This Central Washington State Fair has something for everyone: animals, dog shows, petting zoo, display halls, food, carnival rides, concerts, rodeo, 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: The Fair is scheduled for September 1st-24th, 2023
Time: The fair hours vary, see the website for all hours
Where: 110 9th Ave SW, Puyallup, WA 98371
Early Bird Ticket sales end Friday 8/25/2023!
More info: Ticket Information
Regular gate admission in 2023 (Weekday/Weekend):
Adults (13+) $15/$18.
Seniors (65+) $13/$15
Kids (6-12) $13/$15.
Children Under 5 are FREE.
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 rides 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.
Parking: Parking can be difficult, there are Fair parking lot (accepts credit card) and private parking lots (mostly homes and normally cash only) around the grounds.
Food: There are plenty of food choices at a range of prices.
Carnival rides: Review the important ride information (ride restrictions, rules, and carnival hours). Download their mobile app from the Google Play or Apple App Store, which has an interactive map along with ride details and height restrictions.
The Farm at SillyVille: Free, kid friendly hands-on activities at the Washington State Fair. This is an interactive experience exhibit, and at each station, participate in hands-on activities such as using levers and knobs to interact with the milking process, drive a combine to harvest wheat, pick fruit from the orchard, gather eggs from chickens, and explore the fascinating world of pollinators at the Bee box. Open almost daily, find their hours here.