Evergreen State Fair - Hungry for Fun?
The Evergreen State Fair kicks off on Thursday, August 25, 2011. This year at the Opening Ceremony the Snohomish County Council will recognize Gerry Andal by declaring August 25th Gerry Andal Day. Gerry Andal was very involved in improving this community. He was constantly contributing time and money to help others and he was a long-time supporter and friend of the Fair.
Gerry Andal will also be honored at a rodeo ceremony on Saturday, September 3rd at 7:00 p.m.
The theme for the 2011 Fair is "Hungry For Fun?" Tickets to grandstand concerts, auto races, fair gate admission, rodeo and carnival ride wristbands are available for purchase online, allowing individuals to choose their own premium reserved seats and print tickets at home for Evergreen State Fair events.
All online tickets are sold through http://www.evergreenfair.org/ or by calling Etix at 1-800-514-3849. You also can visit the Evergreen State Fairgrounds Administration Office at 14405 179th Ave. SE, Monroe (open 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monday thru Friday) and purchase tickets.
The Evergreen State Fair has something for everyone. We'll have great musical acts to listen to and thrilling races to watch. You can walk the fairways and sample the wide array of great food served up by fair vendors; and of course be sure to take in the livestock and display exhibits.
Here's the Evergreen State Fair 2011 Grandstand Entertainment concert lineup:
- Aug. 29 - Peter Yarrow & Noel Paul Stookey (Tickets - $30, $25, $15)
- Aug. 30 - The Band Perry ($25, $20, $10)
- Aug. 31 - Cheap Trick ($30, $25, $15)
- Sept. 1 - OneRepublic ($37, $32, $27, $22)
- Sept. 2 - Northwest Rockfest ($10 advance, $12 at the gate)
Tickets can be purchased through the fair's website. Doors open 1-1 ½ hours before shows. All children under 2 years of age are free on the lap of paying adult. Concerts are held rain or shine. Grandstand entertainment ticket prices do not include admission to the Fair. Admission must be purchased separately.
Regular fair admission is:
Adult (ages 16 through 61 years): $10
Senior (ages 62-89 years): $7
Youth (ages 6-15 years): $7
5 years and under and 90 years and over: Free.
For more information on fair events, including the Evergreen Speedway, the Rodeo, Carnival and other events check http://www.evergreenfair.org/. Make sure to check weekday gate promotions before purchasing gate admission tickets.
The Evergreen State Fair is one of the highlights of the year.... Come and have some great family fun.