Attend The Northwest Washington Fair

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Bellingham Herald

You should be aware of these five things before visiting the Northwest Washington Fair in Lynden next week.

This week, on Thursday, August 11, the Northwest Washington Fair started. As you and your family prepare for the summer’s biggest event, there are a few things you should know before loading the car and driving to Lynden. First get your ticket from Cheapo ticketing.

Selena Burgess, the fair manager, explained in an email that this year’s theme, “It’s On,” “captures our excitement to bring the community together this summer and make memories over ten days in August and take some time to enjoy much loved traditional parts of the fair as well as experience something new.”

New entertainment, shows, and exhibits will be featured at the fair. Before visiting the Northwest Washington Fair, be aware of the following five things:

Once the event is open

The fair is open Thursday through Saturday, August 11–20, from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Daily entry sales end at 9 p.m. and the carnival is open from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.

The fair office is open Monday through Saturday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. during the fair.

Obtaining tickets

At the fair office located at 1775 Front St. in Lynden or online from Cheapo ticketing, tickets can be purchased for the event.

Tickets for general entry are $15. Kids under five are admitted free, while tickets for children aged six to twelve cost $10. Senior entrance is $13 for people 62 years of age and older. For $45 you can purchase season passes that cover all 10 days of the fair.

According to prior reports in The Bellingham Herald, the fair is also providing free admission for military people, first responders, and other groups on specific fair days.

On August 14, anyone who enters by gates 2 or 5 between the hours of 8 and 9 a.m. will receive free gate entrance.

What is not permitted at the event?

The following are prohibited and can get you kicked off the fairgrounds:

– Alcoholic beverages served outside than in specified places

— Any weapons

 — Pets excluding trained guide dogs or support animals

— Cannabis

— Drones and other powered aircraft

Free events at the expo

There are lots of activities you may do at the fair without spending additional money, despite the fact that admittance is not free.

Bring some food, and take a stroll through the fairgrounds to see the displays and animals.

On the Banner Bank Festival Stage, there are free performances by magicians, acrobats, hypnotists, and live musicians.

The Northwest Washington Fair Car Show is jam-packed with car enthusiasts’ collections, including both vintage and modern vehicles. The Philips 66 Center’s auto show is open daily from 10 a.m. until 10 p.m.

From August 15 to 20, pony chariot races, wild pony races, and other events are part of the Grandstand Horse Shows at the Bank of the Pacific Grandstand Arena.

The Silver Reef Casino Resort Stage will host The Nerveless Nocks’ stunt performance every day at 2:00, 3:30, and 5:00 p.m.

At 1:30 and 4:30 pm every day at The Bennett Team Action Stage, the Paul Bunyan Lumberjack Show features ax throwing, log rolling, crosscut sawing, and a dragster chainsaw competition.

The “Legendary Longhorns,” Texas longhorns that perform three times daily, are available for visitors to learn about. On the west side of BP Place, the longhorns Shot Gun and Show Gun will perform every day at noon, three o’clock, and five o’clock.