General Info

Washington State Fair & Events Center

110 9th Ave SW
Puyallup, WA 98371

Administration Offices (253) 845-1771
24-Hour Hotline (253) 841-5045
Fax (253) 841-5390

2019 Washington State Fair

  • Dates

    August 30 - September 22

    Open Labor Day Weekend! Closed Tuesdays & Sept. 4 (Wednesday). 

  • Fair Hours

    Friday, Aug. 30: 10:30am - 10:30pm

    Saturday, Aug. 31: 9:30am - 10:30pm

    Sunday, Sept. 1: 9:30am - 10:30pm

    Monday, Sept. 2: 9:30am - 9:30pm

    Tuesday, Sept. 3: CLOSED

    Wednesday, Sept. 4: CLOSED

    Thursday, Sept. 5: 10:30am - 9:30pm

    Friday, Sept. 6: 10:30am - 10:30pm

    Saturday, Sept. 7: 9:30am - 10:30pm

    Sunday, Sept. 8: 9:30am - 9:30pm

    Monday, Sept. 9: 10:30am - 9:30pm

    Tuesday, Sept. 10: CLOSED

    Wednesday, Sept. 11:10:30am - 9:30pm

    Thursday, Sept. 12: 10:30am - 9:30pm

    Friday, Sept. 13: 10:30am - 10:30pm

    Saturday, Sept. 14: 9:30am - 10:30pm

    Sunday, Sept. 15: 9:30am - 9:30pm

    Monday, Sept. 16: 10:30am - 9:30pm

    Tuesday, Sept. 17: CLOSED

    Wednesday, Sept. 18:10:30am - 9:30pm

    Thursday, Sept. 19: 10:30am - 9:30pm

    Friday, Sept. 20: 10:30am - 10:30pm

    Saturday, Sept. 21: 9:30am - 10:30pm

    Sunday, Sept. 22: 9:30am - 9:30pm

  • Ride Hours

    Friday, Aug. 30: SillyVille 10:30am / ThrillVille 11am

    Saturday, Aug. 31: SillyVille 10am / ThrillVille 10am

    Sunday, Sept. 1: SillyVille 10am / ThrillVille 10am

    Monday, Sept. 2: SillyVille 10am / ThrillVille 10am

    Tuesday, Sept. 3: CLOSED

    Wednesday, Sept. 4: CLOSED

    Thursday, Sept. 5: SillyVille 11am / ThrillVille Noon

    Friday, Sept. 6: SillyVille 11am / ThrillVille Noon

    Saturday, Sept. 7: SillyVille 10am / ThrillVille 10am

    Sunday, Sept. 8: SillyVille 10am / ThrillVille 10am

    Monday, Sept. 9: 1SillyVille 11am / ThrillVille Noon

    Tuesday, Sept. 10: CLOSED

    Wednesday, Sept. 11: SillyVille 11am / ThrillVille Noon

    Thursday, Sept. 12: SillyVille 11am / ThrillVille Noon

    Friday, Sept. 13: SillyVille 11am / ThrillVille Noon

    Saturday, Sept. 14: SillyVille 10am / ThrillVille 10am

    Sunday, Sept. 15: SillyVille 10am / ThrillVille 10am

    Monday, Sept. 16: SillyVille 11am / ThrillVille Noon

    Tuesday, Sept. 17: CLOSED

    Wednesday, Sept. 18: SillyVille 11am / ThrillVille Noon

    Thursday, Sept. 19: SillyVille 11am / ThrillVille Noon

    Friday, Sept. 20: SillyVille 11am / ThrillVille Noon

    Saturday, Sept. 21: SillyVille 10am / ThrillVille 10am

    Sunday, Sept. 22: SillyVille 10am / ThrillVille 10am

  • Alcohol Service Hours

    Open: Noon daily

    Close: 30 minutes before gates close daily

  • Parking

    Monday - Friday: $10
    Saturday & Sunday: $15

    Parking Lots & Directions

  • Entrance Gates

    Enter through the following gates

    • Gold
    • Blue
    • Red
    • Green

    Security Policies

    In order to make your visit to the Fair an enjoyable experience, we appreciate your compliance with our policies noted below.

    Guests may also be subject to metal detector screening at gate entrances.

    The following items are not be allowed at the Washington State Fair Events Center:

    • Weapons of any kind, including knives and all firearms
    • Alcoholic beverages, marijuana and illegal drugs
    • Open/unsealed beverage containers
    • Bicycles, skates, roller blades and skateboards
    • Animals (except service or show animals)
    • Any item that is deemed by the Safety Inspection Staff and/or Fair management to be dangerous

    The following items are not allowed to be used at the Washington State Fair Events Center:

    • Drones
    • Laser pens/pointers

    Please do not bring these items to the Fair or you will be denied entry. Items cannot be left at the gates for storage. Items not permitted on the facility must be taken back to guests’ vehicles or put in the garbage receptacles. Any illegal items, including illegal drugs, will be turned over to the Puyallup Police Department.

    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

    Please note:

    • Appropriate clothing and behavior are required
    • Personal items brought onto the facilities may be subject to search
    • Entry constitutes consent for Washington State Fair to use any film, video, or likeness of bearer for any purpose whatsoever without payment to bearer

Admission Prices

  • Washington State Fair

    Advance Prices

    • General (ages 13 - 61): $11.00
    • Child (ages 6 - 12):  $10.50
    • Seniors (ages 62+): $10.50
    • Children 5 & under: FREE

    Advance priced tickets are available for purchase online through August 29 and at participating Discount Ticket Outlets starting August 11, while supplies last. 

    Regular Prices

    • General (ages 13 - 61): $14.00
    • Child (ages 6 - 12):  $12.00
    • Seniors (ages 62+): $12.00
    • Children 5 & under: FREE

    Free Admission Days

    • Friday, Aug. 30 - KOMO's Opening Day Food Drive - FREE gate admission for all 10:30am - 12:30pm, with a suggested non-perishable food donation. Full Details
    • Friday Aug. 30 - Monday, Sept. 2 - BECU Free Kid's Weekend - FREE admission for kids, ages 18 and under, courtesy of BECU. Full Details
    • Every Monday - Military Appreciation Day - FREE admission for all active, reserve, and retired military and National Guard and their dependents, plus disabled veterans, when each shows valid military ID at any Fair gate. Full Details
    • Friday, Sept. 6 - School Supply Drive - FREE gate admission for all 10:30am - 12:30pm, with a suggested new school supply donation. Full Details

    View Deals & Discounts

  • Spring Fair
    • General (ages 13+): $12.00 
    • Child (ages 6 - 12): $10.00
    • Children 5 & under: FREE
  • Group Sales

    The Fair is the perfect place for business outingscompany picnicsfamily reunionsbirthday parties and much more! Hold your exclusive event in either our complimentary VIP Tent or Fair View Club. We can customize ticket packages and menus to fit your group's needs.

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