Northwest NEWS

August 30, 1999



Chelsea Linn of Snohomish and "Rosie" won two 1st-place ribbons and one 2nd-place ribbon in Western and Hunt Seat classes.


Amanda Leib of Woodinville spent a large part of opening day on the Fair's amusement rides.


Youngsters as young as six months enjoyed the pony rides at the Evergreen State Fair.
Staff photos by Lisa Allen.

Fair days ahead

   The 1999 Evergreen State Fair will run through Labor Day, Monday, September 6.

   Fair hours are 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. (open until 11 p.m. on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sunday, Sept. 5). On Monday, Labor Day, Sept. 6, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., barns close at 4 p.m. and the carnival closes at 6 p.m.

   The Evergreen State Fairgrounds are located one mile west of Monroe, 14 miles east of Everett on U.S. Highway 2, approximately 30 miles northeast of Seattle via I-405 and State Route 522.

   Regular daily admission at the gate is $7.00 for adults (16-61 years), $5.00 for Senior Citizens (62-plus years), $4.00 for Youth (6-15 years, and children (5 and under) are Free. Parking for the event is $3.00.

   Friday, Sept. 3, is Armed Forces Day. The Fair will offer half-price gate admission all day for persons with proper military identification. Monday, Sept. 6, is Last Chance Day with half-price admission. Kids 5 years old or younger get free admission to the Fair every day.

   The P.W.R.A. Rodeo will be held Sept. 3-6.

   For further information, contact the 24-hour Events Lines at (360) 794-7832 or (425) 339-3309. You may also visit the Fair's website: