Fair Dates & Times

Thank you for making the 2019 Washington State Fair a great year. See you in 2020!

2020 Spring FaIr

  • Dates

    April 16-19, 2020

  • Fair Hours
    • Thu: 2 pm - 10 pm
    • Fri & Sat: 10 am - 10 pm
    • Sun: 10 am - 8 pm
  • Parking
    • Thu - FREE
    • Fri, Sat & Sun - $10
  • Entrance Gates
    • Public Entrances: Gold, Blue, Red & Purple Gates
    • Vendors Only: Orange Gate

2020 Washington State Fair

  • Dates

    September 4-27, 2020

    Open Labor Day Weekend! Closed Tuesdays & Sept. 9 (Wednesday). 

  • Fair Hours

    Friday, Sept. 4: 10:30am - 10:30pm

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

    Sunday, Sept. 6: 9:30am - 10:30pm

    Monday, Sept. 7 (Labor Day): 9:30am - 9:30pm

    Tuesday, Sept. 8: CLOSED

    Wednesday, Sept. 9: CLOSED

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

    Friday, Sept. 11: 10:30am - 10:30pm

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

    Sunday, Sept. 13: 9:30am - 9:30pm

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

    Tuesday, Sept. 15: CLOSED

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

    Thursday, Sept. 17: 10:30am - 9:30pm

    Friday, Sept. 18: 10:30am - 10:30pm

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

    Sunday, Sept. 20: 9:30am - 9:30pm

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

    Tuesday, Sept. 22: CLOSED

    Wednesday, Sept. 23: 10:30am - 9:30pm

    Thursday, Sept. 24: 10:30am - 9:30pm

    Friday, Sept. 25: 10:30am - 10:30pm

    Saturday, Sept. 26: 9:30am - 10:30pm

    Sunday, Sept. 27: 9:30am - 9:30pm

  • Ride Hours

    Friday, Sept. 4: SillyVille 10:30am / ThrillVille 11am
    Sillyville Rides west of the train tracks will close at 9:30 pm each Friday due to the firework show.

    Saturday, Sept. 5: SillyVille 10am / ThrillVille 10am

    Sunday, Sept. 6: SillyVille 10am / ThrillVille 10am

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

    Tuesday, Sept. 8: CLOSED

    Wednesday, Sept. 9: CLOSED

    Thursday, Sept. 10: SillyVille 11am / ThrillVille Noon

    Friday, Sept. 11: SillyVille 11am / ThrillVille Noon
    Sillyville Rides west of the train tracks will close at 9:30 pm each Friday due to the firework show.

    Saturday, Sept. 12: SillyVille 10am / ThrillVille 10am

    Sunday, Sept. 13: SillyVille 10am / ThrillVille 10am

    Monday, Sept. 14: 1SillyVille 11am / ThrillVille Noon

    Tuesday, Sept. 15: CLOSED

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

    Thursday, Sept. 17: SillyVille 11am / ThrillVille Noon

    Friday, Sept. 18: SillyVille 11am / ThrillVille Noon
    Sillyville Rides west of the train tracks will close at 9:30 pm each Friday due to the firework show.

    Saturday, Sept. 19: SillyVille 10am / ThrillVille 10am

    Sunday, Sept. 20: SillyVille 10am / ThrillVille 10am

    Monday, Sept. 21: SillyVille 11am / ThrillVille Noon

    Tuesday, Sept. 22: CLOSED

    Wednesday, Sept. 23: SillyVille 11am / ThrillVille Noon

    Thursday, Sept. 24: SillyVille 11am / ThrillVille Noon

    Friday, Sept. 25: SillyVille 11am / ThrillVille Noon
    Sillyville Rides west of the train tracks will close at 9:30 pm each Friday due to the firework show.

    Saturday, Sept. 26: SillyVille 10am / ThrillVille 10am

    Sunday, Sept. 27: 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.

    • All guests will be subject to bag searches and may also be subject to metal detector screening upon entering the Washington State Fair

    • The Washington State Fair is committed to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our community

    • We operate on a philosophy that promotes the positive experiences for our staff, vendors and guests

    • All Washington State Fair gates will have a law enforcement presence during open business hours

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

    • Weapons of any kind, including knives and all firearms, including individuals with a concealed weapons permit
    • Alcoholic beverages, marijuana and illegal drugs
    • Open/unsealed beverage containers
    • Bicycles, skates, roller blades and skateboards
    • Animals (except service animals 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

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