Spring Fair

  • Rides & Games

    Rides & Games

    Whirl and twirl on the rides! You can purchase timed-session tickets for ThrillVille or SillyVille during The Spring Fair!

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  • Drive-In Movies

    Drive-In Movies

    Check out the lineup of feature films every Friday and Saturday night during The Spring Fair - just $25 per carload!

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  • Drive-Thru Spring Fair

    Drive-Thru Spring Fair

    Timed-entry tickets are on sale now!

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Only one week left of The Spring Fair - April 14-18!
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WASHINGTON'S BIGGEST CELEBRATION OF SPRING!

April 7-11 & April 14-18

Enjoy a fun, safe hybrid Spring Fair experience with your family and friends - including drive-thru and step-out activities!

We've planned a ton of unique experiences as you drive through the Spring Fair. While this year's Spring Fair might look a little different, it's still jam-packed with fun things to see, unique experiences, entertainment, rides and, of course, FAIR FOOD!

Enjoy the opportunity to get out of your car at designated points with controlled capacities and social distancing. Step out to shop at a variety of vendor booths and sit in the stands for experiences like Racing Pigs and DockDogs. It’s an event you won’t want to miss!

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Carload tickets start at just $30. View all ticket prices.

QUANTITIES ARE LIMITED, PURCHASE TICKETS EARLY!

Not sure when you want to attend? No problem! You can often buy same day tickets right on your phone, before you arrive.

Have questions? Get answers on our frequently asked questions page.

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Fun & Entertainment - Included

The following items are included with your Spring Fair Carload Admission: Farm Animals, Strolling Entertainment, Brad’s World of Reptiles and Daffodil Festival Displays. Additionally, you’ll have access to Fair Food and Grab & Go Treats for purchase. Plus, choose one experience from DockDogs, Racing Pigs or Bingo!

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Carload tickets start at just $30. View all ticket prices.


Spring Fair Favorites - Choose One

Choose from ONE of the following experiences to enjoy, included with your Spring Fair Carload Admission. Buy early to get your preferred selection. Available show times are within a 3-hour timeframe of your arrival.


Your selection from the above items must be made at the time you purchase your Spring Fair Carload Admission tickets. Selections cannot be changed once ticket is purchased.

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Carload tickets start at just $30. View all ticket prices.


Add-On More Fun!

The following experiences can be added at an additional cost and are NOT INCLUDED with your Spring Fair Carload Admission.

Add-ons must be purchased online, in advance.


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Stand-Alone Events

The following events can be purchased and attended separately and are NOT INCLUDED with your Spring Fair Carload Admission.

Rides and the Drive-In Movie can be purchased for dates that are separate from your Spring Fair Carload Admission. Tickets must be purchased online, in advance.

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Tickets - On Sale Now!

Carload Tickets

Pile as many into your vehicle as you have legal seat belts for, then sit back and enjoy the fun, entertainment, sights and sounds of Spring Fair. All tickets are valid for one vehicle admission, one time through, with no re-entry.

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TICKET TYPE PRICE

Wednesdays or Thursdays
Choose a Designated Entry Time

$30.00 per carload
Fridays, Saturdays or Sundays
Choose a Designated Entry Time
$35.00 per carload
Anytime Ticket
Valid for any entry time on date purchased
$50.00 per carload
Shuttle Bus* (see requirements below, must provide own shuttle) $55.00 per shuttle

*To purchase tickets for shuttle bus entry, please email boxoffice@thefair.com to book your entry date and time.

Purchase group tickets (25+) and receive concierge booking, plus, save on order processing fees. Please email boxoffice@thefair.com to book your entry date and time, based on availability.

Online orders subject to a $2 per order fee.

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Have questions? Get answers on our frequently asked questions page.

Dates & Times:

April 7-11 and 14-18

Timed Entry Hours: 10:30am to 7:30pm - Most experiences will close at 9:00pm.

  • All prices are PER CARLOAD
  • Timed entry tickets are required and must be purchased online-only, in advance

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What your ticket includes:

Add-On Experiences: 

These items are purchased in addition to your Spring Fair admission and are not included in carload admission tickets.

Add-ons MUST BE PURCHASED ONLINE IN ADVANCE. 

Stand-Alone Events: 

The following events can be purchased and attended separately and are NOT INCLUDED with your Spring Fair Carload Admission.


Know Before You Go

  • Ticket Information
    • Tickets will be sold online only and must be purchased in advance. No refunds or exchanges, regardless of weather-related conditions.
    • Please confirm you are selecting the correct date and entry time, prior to purchasing.
    • Shuttle buses that meet size guidelines will be ticketed for a designated entry time only. Tickets are limited. Please email  boxoffice@thefair.com if interested in booking a date and time.
    • Due to space limitations, RVs, full-size buses and motor coaches are NOT allowed to enter. We apologize for the inconvenience.
    • Ride tickets for the 6:00 - 7:45 pm session, must enter the ride area by 7:30 pm.
    • For 6:30 pm Carload arrival: To have the best possible experience, please arrive by 7 pm. Attractions and exhibits begin closing at 8:30 pm.
  • Health & Safety Guidelines

    The Washington State Fair is committed to maintaining a safe and clean environment for our staff, guests and the larger community. As part of this commitment, we continue to have rigorous standards for sanitation and cleaning. 

    This is a hybrid drive-thru and step-out event. Guests drive onto the grounds and remain in vehicles unless getting out at designated “step-out” areas including shopping and select attractions and activities

    This includes:

    • Masks must be worn when you exit your vehicle and guests are required to follow current COVID-19 guidelines
    • Providing easily accessible sanitation products for workers to clean their spaces, equipment, tools and other items 
    • Ensuring vendors follow Department of Health guidelines for workers and food establishments
    • Easy access to hand washing stations and/or hand sanitizer in customer areas
    • Frequent sanitization of all working spaces, particularly concession/ticket counters, electronic pin pads and other areas contacted by customers and employees
    • Required hourly hand washing and/or sanitation by employees
    • Appropriate PPE provided to, and worn as needed for specific job roles
    • Quick and efficient response to spills and trash collection
    • Rides and games have established sanitization processes and appropriate group distancing within the guidelines
    • Games and other high-touch areas will be sanitized frequently and staff will ensure guests are maintaining a safe social distance

    The Washington State Fair will continue to monitor public health situations and guidelines, in order to make thoughtful timely decisions based on guidance from our community partners and health agencies. We also ask guests to please adhere to safety measures while at our venue.

  • Finding The Entrance
    • Enter at your designated time only. Early arrivals will not be allowed in prior to ticketed entry time.
    • Spring Fair Carload Entry: enter through the Green Gate, off Fairview Drive on the west side of the Fairgrounds. Exit only from Orange Gate (also on west side).
    • ThrillVille Rides Entry: park in Red Parking Lot and enter through Red Gate.
    • SillyVille Rides Entry: park in Purple Parking Lot and enter through Purple Gate
    • Drive-In Movie Entry: enter and park in Blue Parking Lot.
    • To avoid congestion, enter the fairgrounds only at your reserved time slot . To make this an enjoyable and safe experience for all guests, we may enforce the duration guests are on-site.
  • Pets
    • Pets are allowed to be in guest vehicles, but must remain inside vehicle at all times.
  • Once You Arrive
    • This is a hybrid drive-thru / step-out event. Guests must drive onto the grounds and remain in vehicles unless getting out at designated “step out” areas including shopping and other attractions and activities.
    • Masks must be worn when you exit your vehicle and guests are required to follow current COVID-19 guidelines.
    • Please maintain a safe social distance from guests while outside your vehicle and follow any directional instructions throughout the grounds.
    • Food and merchandise vendors accept credit cards only.
  • Lost and Found

    Limited hours for Lost and Found, Monday through Friday from 10-3 pm. Please call (253) 845-1771 to check if your item is there before scheduling a time to come down to pick it up during these hours.

Have more questions? Get answers on our frequently asked questions page.

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