The Evergreen State Fair in Monroe

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Located in Monroe, Washington Since 1949, the 193-acre Evergreen State Fairgrounds is home to the Evergreen State Fair which attract hundreds of thousands of visitors each year.  The Fairgrounds includes several permanent facilities which are used year-round for Northwest horse shows, trade shows, swap meets, auto races and more. The Gary D. Weikel Events Center (a 36,000 square foot multi-purpose building); the Evergreen Speedway with its paved oval track, is the only NASCAR venue in Washington and has a 7,000-seat covered grandstand; a clear-span sporting arena that can seat 4,000, two RV areas with dump stations, and a variety of other permanent exhibition facilities.



14405 179th Ave SE
Monroe, Washington
Call (360) 805-6700
Public Transit

Please visit Community Transit’s Trip Finder to find your route to the Evergreen State Fairgrounds.



PRO TIP:  The fair is the least busy on Wednesdays from 10am to 5pm.





Admission Tickets

Adults (16-61) ——————- $14 
Seniors (62-89) —————– $10
Seniors (90 and older) ——– FREE
Youth (6-15) ——————— $10
Kids (5 and under) ————- FREE
Active Military with I.D. —— $10

lick here for the 2018 Group Discount Order Form. For orders of 75+ tickets, this is great for companies or churches to save money and treat their employees or customers. Friends and families can band together and save too!



Parking Prices

CASH is the only accepted payment for day of parking at this time. Parking passes are non transferable and cannot be used for reentry to the Fairgrounds Parking Lot.

Day Of
Cars & Motorcycles—– $10 per space used

Cars ————— $9 (one day- one entry)
Cars ————— $12 (one day -multiple entry)
Half Season —– $50
Season Pass —- $100

Disabled parking is available in all Fairgrounds parking lots at the same rate as non-disabled parking. These spaces are located closest to the entrances in all official parking lots.

*All Advanced parking passes must be purchased prior to August 23 at the Pass Booth. Cash, VISA, Mastercard & debit cards are accepted in the Pass Booth for payment.


Carnival Prices

Unlimited Ride Wristbands —————– $35

(Valid for any one person any one day of the Fair)
Individual ticket ——————————— $1
(Rides require 3-5 individual tickets)
Sheet of 27 ————————————– $25
Sheet of 80 ————————————– $70
Sheet of 120 ———————————– $100

Unlimited Ride Wristbands only $30 online by August 22! (Service fee applies)


Please visit the Carnival Page for important ride information including ride restrictions, rules, carnival hours and more.


Pro-West Rodeo (in Arena #100)

Rodeo Admission*

Adult (16-61 yrs) $7

Youth (2-15 yrs) or Senior Citizen (62+ yrs) $5
*Rodeo tickets do not include admission to the Fair


Rodeo Event Listing

  • Grand Entry
  • Bareback Riding
  • Break-Away Roping
  • Barrel Racing
  • Saddle Bronc Riding
  • Steer Wrestling
  • Team Roping
  • Calf Roping
  • Bull Riding
  • Plus Drill Team, Clown Act and Draft horses

Accessible Seating

Limited Accessible and accompanying seating is available.

General Rules

  • All seating is festival seating.
  • Children 2 and under are free on the lap of a paying adult.
  • Doors open at 6pm.
  • No audio or video recording, smoking, alcohol, bottles, coolers. lawn chairs, strollers or pets are allowed (properly licensed and vaccinated service animal or on-duty police dogs are permitted.)

Information is subject to change without notice.


2018 Concerts Tickets



New this year! Go VIP or buy 1 get 1 free! Grandstand Festival Seating for all concerts is buy one get one free and includes fair gate admission (a $14 value). That’s two concert tickets and two fair gate admissions for the price of one concert ticket.

Guests who purchase VIP tickets have floor seats to the show and are invited to return to their seats with their beer/wine. All guests in the Grandstands will need to remain in the beer garden area for consumption.

Roots & Boots Tour (featuring Sammy Kershaw, Aaron Tippin and Collin Raye)

Monday, August 27 at 7:30pm

BOGO Grandstand Tickets $30 ($15 per person)

VIP Tickets $40-55

American Idol: Live! 2018 (featuring top 7 contestants and Kris Allen)

Tuesday, August 28 at 7:30pm

BOGO Grandstand Tickets $40 ($20 per person)

VIP Tickets $50-65

Spike and The Impalers

Wednesday, August 29 at 7:30pm

BOGO Grandstand Tickets $16 ($8 per person)

VIP Tickets $20-28

Randy Houser with special guest Michael Ray

Thursday, August 30 at 7:00pm

BOGO Grandstand Tickets $40 ($20 per person)

VIP Tickets $50-65


Friday, August 31 at 7:30pm

BOGO Grandstand Tickets $40 ($20 per person)

VIP Tickets $45-60

Administration Office – Box Office

Evergreen State Fairgrounds
14405 179th Ave SE
Monroe, WA 98272
Tickets can be purchased at the Administration Office prior to August 6. Any tickets purchased prior to the Fair at the Administration Office are not subject to a convenience fee.

Buying Tickets
During the fair, tickets can be purchased at any gate entrance and will not be subject to a convenience fee.

Hours of Operation Prior to Fair: 
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (Monday – Friday)




Aztec Indian Dancers

Daily Aztec Indian Dances are 2pm and 8pm by the Longhouse (no 8pm show on Sept. 3).


Butler Amusements brings nothing but the best to the Evergreen State Fair! Click here to learn more.



Pie Eating. Water Balloon Tossing. Diaper Derby. Quarters in the Haystack. Belching Contest. And so many more!

Courtyard Stage

Dancing, singing, comedy, contests, music, you name it, we’ve got it at the Courtyard Stage.

Draft Horses

Aug. 23-25 at 5pm & Aug. 26 at 2pm- Western Regional Clydesdale Show
Aug. 27-29 at 5pm WA Draft Horse and Mule Extravaganza

Duck Races

New this year! The Great American Duck Races are coming to the Evergreen State Fair with 4 shows daily 11am; 1pm; 3:30pm; 5:30pm

Equestrian Arena

Aug. 23-30- 4H Horse events
Aug. 31-Sept. 2- Rodeo 7pm
Sept. 1 & 2- Snohomish County Western Games
Sept. 3- Mini Horse Show

Fairfest 3-on-3 Basketball

Take your basketball skills and put them to the test in the annual Fairfest 3-on-3 Basketball tournament!


Thu. Aug. 23 9:00pm (Opening Night Celebration) Free with fair gate admission

Fri. Aug. 24 After Monster Truck Show – paid event

Sun. Sep 2 After Demo Derby – paid event

Lumberjack Show

Don’t miss the International Lumberjack Show! Daily shows are at noon, 4pm and 7pm! (No 7pm show on Sept. 3)

Monroe Fair Days Parade

Join in the fun at the Monroe Fair Days Parade happening Aug. 25th at 11am on Main Street in Monroe!

Petting Zoo

Have you ever seen a Wallaby? Or fed a deer up close? You can at the Great American Petting Zoo! Open 10:30am-8:30pm daily (closes at 6 pm on Sept. 3). Sponsored by Speedway Chevrolet and RV Center.

Pony Rides

Hop on for a fun pony ride with the Great American Entertainment Company! (Additional cost applies)

Special Displays

Make sure you check out all the Special Displays around the grounds including the Snohomish County Agriculture Display, Farmer for a Day, Antique Tractors, Chainsaw Carvers, NW District Beekeepers, NW Native American Totem Poles, Quil Ceda Carvers, Shannahan Cabin/Monroe Historical Society, Sow & Litter (baby piglets), WSU Master Gardeners

Speedway Events


The ProWest Rodeo comes to Monroe August 31- September 2 at 7pm.

Roving Entertainment

As you enjoy your day at the Fair, keep and eye out for our Roving Entert

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