Thurston County facilities are now open to the public with restrictions, including maintaining physical distancing of at least six feet at all times and, per the Washington State Secretary of Health’s face covering order wearing a cloth face covering or mask. If you come to county facilities, please be prepared for potentially long wait times or lines due to distancing guidelines. We continue to encourage residents to access county services online, by phone, by email, or through the use of drop boxes located outside of county buildings.
The availability of remote services vary by office and department.

Click here for office and department contact information
Click here for information on COVID-19

Thurston County Fair Board

Board Meetings: Thurston County Fair Board meetings are held at 7:00 p.m. the first Wednesday of each month (except the August meeting, which is on the second Wednesday and there is no meeting in December). Meetings are held at the Thurston County Fairgrounds in the Thurston Expo Center.

If you are interested in serving as a Fair Board member, click here for more information and application.


​President:​Kathie McWaid
​Vice President:​Paul Longwell
​Secretary:​Kyra Ramirez
​Sergeant-at-Arms:​Theresa Reid

Vernon Dearing
​Grace Edwards
​Jan Gillingham
​Jedidiah Haney
​Harley Jo Holman
​Paul Longwell
Mike Rendon

Ann Shipley

​Heidi Thomsen
​Don Wadsen
​Peggy Zimmerman

Fair Staff:
​Fair Coordinator​Theresa Reid  Email Theresa
​Administrative Assistant

​Kari Bodnar  Email Kari

​Maintenance​Hector Toress Lopez



Fair Board Meeting Minutes and Agendas

October 14, 2020
September 2, 2020
July 1, 2020