SPOKANE INTERSTATE FAIR – Lettuce Turnip the Jam!

SPOKANE INTERSTATE FAIR – Lettuce Turnip the Jam!

Lettuce Turnip the Jam! When the Spokane Interstate Fair comes to town, there are no rules. You show up and you indulge. It’s once a year and my motto is: Go big or go home! This year, we have indulged in Turkey Legs, Elephant Ears, Teriyaki Chicken Noodles, and Cotton Candy.

September 7-15 from 10 a.m. – 10:30 p.m 

September 16 from 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.

In addition to the traditional fair favorites like fried Twinkies and corn dogs, the culinary scene at the fair has been elevated to include Longhorn Barbecue, Philly Express, Island Noodles, and Mary Lou’s Huckleberry Ice Cream!

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We come for the food, but we stay for the entertainment. The fair has exciting entertainment for all ages. They are featuring a special sea-lion exhibit where trained marine biologists teach about sea life during a couple scheduled shows per day. These aren’t “circus” sea lions. These sea lions only travel three times a year for educational purposes and they are given plenty of time to rest between shows. They are brought to the fair to educate and not just for entertainment.

Our favorite entertainment is always the baby pig races! These races happen every couple of hours and you get to see 3-4 races with the final race crowning the winner. These pigs are three months old and they are speedy fast! They shoot right out of the gate, jump over hurdles and race to the finish line. Of course, you can also enjoy your fair favorites such as the amusement park, livestock show, and special events happening nightly.

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Grandstand Entertainment:

  • September 7 (Friday) – PRCA Rodeo at 7 p.m.
    Tickets range from $7.00 for General Admission to $10.00 for Reserved Seats.  This pricing does NOT include gate admission to the fair. Friday night’s performance is our Tough Enough to Wear Pink performance. One dollar ($1) from each rodeo ticket sold will be donated to breast cancer awareness in the Inland Northwest.
  • September 8 (Saturday) – PRCA Rodeo at 7 p.m.
    Tickets range from $7.00 for General Admission to $10.00 for Reserved Seats.  This pricing does NOT include gate admission to the fair.
  • September 10 (Monday) – Old Dominion’s Happy Endings World Tour with Special Guest Brandon Lay at 7 p.m.
    Tickets range from $35.00 for General Admission, to $45.00 for Reserved Grandstand Seats, to $50.00 for Golden Circle Standing Area, to $75.00 for Golden Circle Party Pit Standing Area.  This pricing does NOT include gate admission.
  • September 11 (Tuesday) – Josh Turner at 7 p.m.
    Tickets range from $30.00 for General Admission, to $35.00 for Reserved Grandstand Seats, to $40.00 for Golden Circle Seats (Rows 6 through 24), to $45.00 for Golden Circle Seats (Rows 3 through 5), and $50.00 for Golden Circle Seats (Rows 1 and 2).  This pricing does NOT include gate admission.
  • September 12 (Wednesday) – Jeff Foxworthy at 7 p.m.
    Tickets range from $30.00 for General Admission, to $35.00 for Reserved Grandstand Seats, to $40.00 for Golden Circle Seats (Rows 6 through 24), to $45.00 for Golden Circle Seats (Rows 3 through 5), and $75.00 for Golden Circle Seats (Rows 1 and 2).  This pricing does NOT include gate admission.
  • September 13 (Thursday) – Nixon Rodeo at 7 p.m.
    Tickets are $10.00 for the Golden Circle standing area.  This pricing does NOT include gate admission to the fair.  Some bleacher seating (first come, first served) will be available in the Golden Circle as well with a purchased Golden Circle ticket.
  • September 14 (Friday) – Truck and Tractor Pulls at 7 p.m.
    Tickets range from $7.00 for General Admission to $10.00 for Reserved Seats.  This pricing does NOT include gate admission to the fair.
  • September 15 (Saturday) – Demolition Derby at 7 p.m.
    Tickets range from $7.00 for General Admission to $10.00 for Reserved Seats.  This pricing does NOT include gate admission to the fair.
  • September 16 (Sunday) – Demolition Derby at 4 p.m.
    Tickets range from $7.00 for General Admission to $10.00 for Reserved Seats.  This pricing does NOT include gate admission to the fair.

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If you’re only going to ride one ride… I’d recommend the twirly swings (I’m not exactly sure what they’re officially called). It’s way more thrilling than you’d expect! Or, you can’t go wrong with a quick spin on the Ferris wheel. It’s the perfect photo opt!

Parking is available on our grounds at the Main Gate, South Gate, and Train Gate. Be sure to give yourself ample time for parking each evening as the lots get pretty full. Parking is $5.

“Home to both the Spokane Indians Baseball Team and the Spokane County Interstate Fair, the Fair & Expo Center is centrally located with nearby hotels and restaurants, easy off and on access from Interstate-90, making the Fair and Expo Center very convenient for exhibitors and attendees!”.

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We had so much fun running around the fair for this styled shoot! Thanks to this glam squad!

Photos: Cassie Trottier Photography

Video: Miranda Lyn Video

Clothing: Boutique Bleu

Makeup: Cici Bird Beauty

Hair: Spa Paradiso

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