Washington State Fair

Looking for a Wedding Caterer in Puyallup?

One of the best or worst parts of a wedding can be the food. We have all gone to that wedding where the food is horrid and then we have been to those weddings where the food was amazing and it made for a really fun wedding. For most couples and their guests the food can be the most important aspect to the wedding celebration. It can really make or break the overall atmosphere of the wedding. Everyone enjoys eatingRead More

Puyallup Weekend Events June 2-4 – 2017

It’s been a bit of a cloudy week after a stretch of sun, but it looks like the warm rays will return this weekend! Click here for this weekend’s weather forecast.  Today is the first day of June, and that means those long summer nights are not too far out! Take a look at what is happening in the Puyallup community this weekend.We hope you make the most of your time away from work, school, or other duties and check out theseRead More

Puyallup Events (Jan 23-29)

It’s a new week in Puyallup. Check out the different events happening in the community!  Sportsmen’s Show It’s where the great outdoors comes indoors! Western Washington’s only Sportsmen’s Show features over 150 hours of free “how to” seminars, the one-of-a-kind indoor “Steelhead River,” camp cooking demonstrations, the Kid’s Free Trout Pond, the “Head & Horns” competition and much more. This event is family-friendly and also good for those who want to be a bit more adventurous in nature. It’s the perfect timeRead More

America’s Largest Antique and Collectible Show

America’s Largest Antique and Collectible Show is taking place at the Washington State Fair Event Center in Puyallup this weekend. Are there antiques or collectibles around your house that you think might be worth something? Do you own a family heirloom that has been passed down generation to generation that you would like to get appraised? You can get answers to these questions at this show. This event is taking place on Saturday, 9am-6pm and Sunday, 10am-5pm in the ShowPlex at theRead More

Celebrating Oktoberfest in the Northwest

As fall ushers in the colder weather and the leaves start to change from green to red, brown and gold, one of the best festivals happens during this wonderful time of year. Oktoberfest is held each year around the globe and two of the best places to celebrate this cultural event is right here in the Northwest! For those who can’t make it all the way to Munich to celebrate, Washington is home to our very own Bavarian Village, Leavenworth.Read More

Free Fair Events and Shows

September 21, 2016 Puyallup, Washington State Fair

The Fair brings in well-known entertainers every year. However, locals know that some of the best traditions and shows take place outside the Puyallup Fair grandstand.  Check out activities and events you can see for free! Shows and Events:  Watch master carver Russ Leno create pumpkin masterpieces at the Giant Pumpkin Carving demos in the Planting Patch – Sept. 24-25 Check out the Sheep Shows in Agriplex – Sept. 21-25 Competition is tight in the Pygmy goat and dairy goat showsRead More

Fair Rides

September 19, 2016 Puyallup, Washington State Fair

One can spy the Extreme Scream (pictured left) from across the Puyallup valley and down Meridian. This tall and towering ride is a staple of the Washington State Fair. From daring teenagers to reserved kiddos, there is an adventure awaiting fair attendees. The Midway Ride section has over 70 rides. These might be too intense for the little ones but perfect for teenagers and older. When you make it to the top of these rides, you’ll catch some great viewsRead More

Fair Activities for Kids

September 13, 2016 Puyallup, Washington State Fair

The Washington State Fair does have a lot of activities for the kids. Also, if you child is under 5 – they get info the fair for free! Discover the Dinosaurs Discover the Dinosaurs is a walk-through exhibit designed to bring you back in time to a landscape where dinosaurs lived. See a variety of different dinosaurs and be amazed these creatures once roamed the earth! Admission: $6 per person   Kids under 2 are free (with a paid adult) Planting PatchRead More

Washington State Rodeo

September 2, 2016 Puyallup, Washington State Fair

The Washington State Rodeo will take place from September 9th-11th. We welcome the best cowboys and cowgirls from the region to participate in a variety of events and festivities. A parade starting at 10:00am traveling down Meridian St. will mark the beginning of the Rodeo at the Fair on Friday, September 9th.  A breakfast will take place at Pioneer Park in Downtown Puyallup before the parade from 8am-10am. Events at the rodeo this year will include bull riding, bareback riding, tie-down roping, team roping,Read More

Puyallup Spring Fair 2016

The best part of spring in Puyallup is the sheer volume of fun activities to do in the area. Following in the fun filled footsteps of the Daffodil Parade, The Washington State Spring Fair is gearing up for an even bigger and better fair for 2016. Filled with fun activities for the whole family, the Fair, from April 14th until April 17th, is one of the biggest attractions in the state. For over the last ten decades, the fair hasRead More

Washington Sportsmen Show in Puyallup

This weekend marks the start of the Washington Sportsmen Show in Puyallup at the Washington State Fair Events Center at the fairgrounds. This five day event is returning to the Northwest to showcase new attractions and exciting new products for men, women and children who have a passion for the outdoors. This event is the ultimate event for everyone of all ages interested in the outdoors and outdoor related activities and sports. This outdoor showcase offers attendees great deals andRead More

Puyallup Antique & Collectible Show

For some people, there is nothing more exhilarating than treasure hunting through an antique store or collectible show and finding that perfect antique or vintage piece. There is such a rush as you search and pick through items from the past and finding that perfect addition to your home or maybe to resell and make some money is one of the best feelings for people who collect. People who collect antiques have a passion for it and spend hours researchingRead More

Washington State Fair Oktoberfest 2015

It’s coming are you ready? It’s German beer and fare time! Oktoberfest Northwest celebrates its 11th year with Washington’s Largest Munich-inspired Festhalle Biergarten, authentic entertainment, traditional German foods and beer, and fun games for all ages. I know I love the chicken dance and singing into the late night. DATES: Fri – Sun, October 9-11 HOURS: Friday: Noon – Midnight, Saturday: 11am – Midnight, Sunday: 9:30am – 6pm LOCATION: Washington State Fair Events Center, enter at Gold or Blue GateRead More

Washington State Fair Rides & Fun!

This Friday the 11th, the Washington State Fair will start again for another year. Each year is more exciting than the last. One of the main attractions of the Puyallup Fair is its rides. Washington State Fair rides are arguably one of the biggest perks of going to the Fair. It brings out the “kid” in all of us.  Every year they have all kinds of kid activities as well so it really is all ages.  In fact, if yourRead More

Puyallup Fair Concerts 2015

The Washington State Fair (Puyallup Fair) will be starting this weekend and for me personally, I love the concerts.  Over the years, I would say that I have attended 6 or so concerts in the grandstands.  It’s been a great time and they continue to bring big names to our small town.  I remember growing up even our family went together for a few.  If you’re familiar with the Fair concerts, you’ll see a few repeats each year but theyRead More

Puyallup Fair is Heating Up!

The (Puyallup Fair) Washington State Fair is the largest event held each year in the state of Washington. This fair repeatedly ranks as one of the top 10 fairs in the United States. The Washington State fair actually hosts 2 annual events: the 17 day each September Washington State Fair and the Spring Fair held 4 days every April. History of the Name In 2006, the fair was officially referred to as the “Western Washington Fair”. But during that year,Read More