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.

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How to Purchase Tickets to the Fair

​Daily Passes for Admission and Parking available for purchase Online!

Pre Sale Armbands Available online until Tuesday, 7/30 at midnight! 

Click the ticket below to purchase.

Admission Prices

Concerts are free with paid admission.

Fair Hours

10 a.m. - 9 p.m.  Wednesday & Thursday

10 a.m. - 10 p.m.  Friday & Saturday

10 a.m. - 8 p.m.  Sunday 

Carnival Hours

11 a.m. to 11 p.m., Wednesday thru Saturday

11 a.m. thru 8 p.m. on Sunday

If admission tickets are purchased by credit card, the vendor will add a credit card usage fee to the admission price.

​Daily Prices ​
​Senior Citizen (over 60)​$6
​Youth (6-14)​$5
​5 and under​FREE
​Season Prices ​
​Senior Citizen (over 60)​$18
​Youth (6-14)​$15
​4-H/FFA/Youth Exhibitor​$10
​Adult Exhibitor, Leader​$14
​Commercial Concessionaire​$14
​One-Buck Wednesday, July 31 ​

​"Can Hunger" by supporting the Thurston County Food Banks

on One-Buck Wednesday!

Admission for all ages to the Fair is only ONE DOLLAR with a

non-perishable donation (per person) for Thurston County Food Banks! ​

​Kid's Day, Thursday, August 1  
​All Kids (age 14 and under)​$2
​Buddy Day, Thursday, August 1 ​
​Bring a buddy and buy one Arm Band and get the second one free.
Remember, your buddy has to be with you at the time of purchase.
​Military Appreciation Day, Friday, August 2
Sponsored by The Guardian ​
​Present your military ID and be admitted for $2.00. ​
​Parking Fees ​
​Carnival Tickets
* * * No open-toe shoes or sandals allowed on the rides! * * *

​Arm Bands - prepaid, if purchased by Tuesday, July 30st.
Available at the Fair office or Online
For use:

  • Wednesday thru Saturday, 11 a.m. - 11 p.m.
  •  Sunday, 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.

​Arm Bands - purchased at the Carnival Booth during Fair Week.
For use:

  • Wednesday thru Saturday, 11 a.m. - 11 p.m.
  • Sunday, 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.