Guest Services

Helpful Information

  • Security Policies

    Security Policies

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

    • Security Screening is required for all guests to enter the Fairgrounds - this may include metal detectors and/or bag checks

    • 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
    • Bicycles, skates, rollerblades and skateboards
    • Animals (except service animals for guests with disabilities are allowed in the stadium and Event Center. All other animals, including emotional support dogs, are prohibited.)
    • Unauthorized vehicles
    • Any item that is deemed by the Safety Inspection Staff and/or Fair management to be dangerous

    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
    • Use of drones, laser pens or laser pointers

    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
      • Will Call

        All will call tickets (including gate and grandstand tickets) are available for pickup at the Exterior Box Office window, located near the Gold Gate at the corner of Meridian & 9th Ave SW.

      • Rentals

        Stroller, wagon, wheelchair and handicap scooter rentals are available from a third party the following locations:

        Spring Fair in April
        Blue Gate

        Washington State Fair in Septmeber
        Gold, Blue, Green and Red Gates

        A valid state ID or credit card will be held for collateral with each rental. Credit cards and cash are accepted for payments at all rental locations.


        • Strollers: $13
        • Wagons: $18
        • Wheelchairs: $25
        • Scooters: $65

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      • Accessibility Info

        The Washington State Fair strives to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) regulations. It is committed to making the 160-acre facility accessible to all its guests.

        More ADA Information

      • Grandstand Security

        We are committed to a safe environment for our guests; therefore, security screening may take place at all Grandstand entrances. Security screening includes metal detectors and bag searches. Weapons are prohibited. If you are unable to enter into a metal detector you will be subject to a pat down search. Guests who decline security measures or are found with prohibited items will be denied entrance to the Grandstand.

      • Pick Up / Drop Off Zone

        We have a designated pick-up/drop-off zone if you need to drop someone off at the Fair. Head south on 3rd St. SW and pick up your party at the corner of 9th Ave. SW & 4th St SW, just east of the Red Gate (back side of Grandstand). Handicap accessible drop-off available only at the Green Gate.

      • First Aid

        Located in the Fair Services/State Patrol building, south of the Pavilion. The station is staffed at all times with Central Pierce Fire & Rescue personnel. Fire department EMTs are also on the grounds to provide medical assistance.

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      • Hand Washing Stations

        Hand washing stations are located throughout the grounds for your convenience.

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      • Recycling

        Washington State Fair Events Center in partnership with Waste Connections, Inc. Mary Bridge Children’s and MultiCare provides approximately 100 recycling receptacles (purple carts) throughout the fairgrounds during our Spring Fair, Taste Northwest, Washington State Fair and at over 150 calendar events that occur during the rest of the year. Thank you to our guests and partners for helping support our recycling efforts in keeping recyclable items out of our landfills.

        These Mary Bridge Children’s recycling bins have also been used to fill 30 bins of supplies for students during our school supply drive in partnership with Communities and Schools and Swire Coca Cola at the Washington State Fair.

        Show your support for Carts for Kids:

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      • Information Booth

        Looking for Fair information or schedules? Stop by our staffed information booths to get the information you need! Located at the South of the Grandstand, near the Extreme Scream.

      • Lost Persons

        Every Fair guest is important! Stop by the Central Pierce Fire and Rescue Station 70 and get a FREE ID bracelet for your child or dependent. Remember to take a photo because this helps first responders and staff identify them quickly, if lost. When found, lost children/dependents are taken to Station 70, Lost Guests or First Aid.

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      • 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. Call (253) 845-1771 to check on a lost item.

      • Nursing & Changing Stations

        There are three nursing stations located across the grounds, one in the women’s Red Gate restroom, one in the Merchant's Building underneath the Grandstand, and one in SillyVille. Changing tables are located in women’s restrooms near the Blue, Gold and Red Gates, Mattress Firm Showplex, near Rainier Rush, Pavilion, Expo Hall, SillyVille and Grandstand infield (south).

      • Smoking & Vaping

        In compliance with Washington Initiative 901 RCW 70.160, smoking or vaping is not allowed in public buildings, or within 25 feet of building entrances, exits, windows that open and ventilation intakes. The Fair offers dedicated smoking areas, which can be found on the map.

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