September 6-22, 2013
Mon - Thurs: 10 am - 10 pm
Fri: 10 am - 11 pm (Opening day 9/6 opens at 9 am)
Sat: 9 am - 11 pm (buildings & exhibits open at 10 am)
Sun: 9 am - 10 pm (buildings & exhibits open at 10 am)
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Students (6-18): $9.00
Seniors (62+): $9.00
Five & under: Always FREE
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- Parking Lot Map
- Group Information
- ADA Accessibility Information
- Area Lodging Information
- New! Cell Phone Waiting Lot
Mon - Fri: TBD
Sat & Sun: TBD
*Please note: Vehicles over 20 feet must purchase two parking tickets (including RV’s, Trailers and Oversized Trucks).
Monday – Friday 6 pm to 11 pm
Sat & Sunday 11 am to 11 pm
Pick-up Zone: Head south on 3rd St. SW and pick up your party at the corner of 9th Ave. SW & 3rd St SW, just east of the Red Gate (back side of Grandstand).
$0.50 per ticket. Rides require 1 or more tickets each.
Ride List & Operating Hours
Hop on this FREE shuttle that will take you across the Fairgrounds. This service is provided Mondays-Thursdays, 10 am - 7 pm as crowds allow.
Fair Administration Will Call:
The on-site will-call is located in the lobby of the administration building near the Gold Gate at the corner of Meridian & 9th Ave SW, just past the Box Office window.
Grandstand Will Call:
Will call for concert and rodeo tickets is located at the Box Office window just outside the Gold Gate at the corner of Meridian & 9th Ave SW. Please note that photo ID is required to pick up tickets.
Located in the Fair Services/State Patrol building, #14 on the map. The station is staffed at all times with American Medical Response personnel. Fire department EMTs are also on the Fairgrounds to provide medical assistance.
Lost & Found:
Lost and found articles may be dropped off or recovered at the reception desk on the first floor of the Administration Building, near the fountain at the Gold Gate. Their telephone number is (253) 845-1771.
Babies & Infants:
The nursing station is in the women’s Red Gate restroom. Changing tables are located in both men’s and women’s restrooms near the Blue, Gold, Green, and Red Gates, and the north and south ends of SillyVille.
In compliance with Washington Initiative 901 RCW 70.160, smoking is not allowed in public buildings, or within 25 feet of building entrances, exits, windows that open and ventilation intakes.
- Strollers: $9
- Wagons: $13
- Wheelchairs: $15
- Electric Carts: $50
- Lockers: $6
Locker rentals are at the Gold Gate.
In order to make your visit to the Fair an enjoyable experience, we appreciate your compliance with our policies noted below.
These items may not be brought into the facility:
- Open containers
- Alcoholic beverages
- Controlled substances
- Animals (except aid or show animals)
- Skates, roller blades, skateboards
- Unauthorized vehicles
The following are not allowed:
- Disruptive behavior or unlawful acts
- Solicitation, distribution, or selling of product outside of a contracted booth
- Scalping or re-sale of tickets
Personal items brought onto the facilities may be subject to search.
For additional information or questions, please email us at email@example.com.