Discover Everything on Offer at the Washington State Fair
As one of the largest fairs in the U.S., the Washington State Fair has plenty to offer vacationers to the Pacific Northwest. Previously known as Puyallup Fair, the Washington State Fair has been rebranded to serve as a focal point for all state residents. Explore the best of this exciting annual event when you stay in the nearby Washington State Fair hotels.
Fair food makes everyone a little nostalgic, and there's nothing quite like the smell of deep fried delights wafting through the stalls and stages to bring back memories of childhood. Thankfully, Washington State Fair has everything you need to relive those happy times — and much more besides. Whether sweet or savory, prepare to find food heaven with these must-try foods at the Washington State Fair.
A fair favorite that will always be associated with Washington, nobody can enjoy Washington State Fair without tasting a delicious scone. Rich, warm, and always welcome after a long day exploring the fair, scones are simply irresistible and unmissable.
A meat filled bun just bursting with savory goodness; this popular treat was originally only available in the now-closed Kaleenka restaurant. Thankfully, its place at the Washington State Fair is all but guaranteed, and will bring a smile to your face as you bite into this authentic comfort food.
It's basically a corn dog — but in reality, it's so much more. With batter from Krusteaz, this corn dog is dipped and fried on demand and is possibly the best dog you'll ever eat.
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Top Attractions at the Washington State Fair
From awesome fireworks displays to the thrill of the Frontier, the Washington State Fair provides visitors with plenty to do, including activities designed specifically for children alongside attractions that the whole family can enjoy. Washington State Fair is the ideal place for visitors of all ages. Take a look at this list of top attractions and make sure you don't miss out when staying in Washington State Fair hotels.
Columbia Bank Concerts
For live music and performance, Columbia Bank is the place to be. Featuring music from a wealth of artists — from pop to show-tunes and everything in between — the Columbia Bank Concert Series is an extravaganza like no other.
Take a step back into the 19th century when you set foot in Timber Gulch. Featuring a Sheriffs Office, Saloon, Hotel, Bank, and much more, this authentic Frontier town gives you the full western experience and plenty of photo opportunities too.
If you haven't quite got your fill of all things' cowboy, the Washington State Fair Rodeo lets you witness some of the top competitors in the U.S. battle it out to become the champion. Up for grabs is a place at the National Finals Rodeo, so competition is intense.
Friday Fireworks Display
Starting at 10pm, this spectacular fireworks displays light up the Puyallup Valley on selected Fridays during the fair. Always a draw, Washington State Fair knows how to light up Friday nights.
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Top Tips to Know Before You Go to the Washington State Fair
Navigating Washington State Fair can be difficult, particularly when you have lots planned and only a short amount of time to fit it all in. Thankfully, there are many ways to make your visit run smoothly and keep the whole family happy at the same time. Take a look at these top tips before heading from one of the Washington State Fair vacation rentals to ensure you make the most of your experience.
Download the Mobile App
Plan your day, purchase tickets, and receive the latest notifications from the Washington State Fair with the intuitive mobile app. Download it directly to your smartphone and enjoy the fair to its fullest.
Check out the Many Discounts
For anyone looking to save a few dollars when visiting the Washington State Fair, there are plenty of deals and discounts available. These include plenty of package options, earlybird discounts, and group admission tickets.
Explore the Interactive Map
The interactive map makes it easy to explore the Washington State Fair before you've even arrived. Plan exactly what you want to see and when by touring the virtual world and discovering your favorite spots.
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