Councilmember Dunn and Enumclaw Mayor Liz Reynolds join in presenting first ticket
|Councilmember Dunn joins Enumclaw Mayor Liz Reynolds and Enumclaw Expo Center Executive Director Scott Gray in meeting with some young fairgoers at the start of the 154th edition of the King County Fair.|
Since 1863, when Washington State was still a territory, the King County Fair has highlighted the region’s agricultural heritage and celebrating rural character. Today Enumclaw Mayor Liz Reynolds and Metropolitan King County Vice Chair Reagan Dunn handed out the first ticket, opening the 154th Fair.
“The King County Fair has been a mainstay in King County for generations,” said Dunn, who represents Enumclaw on the County Council. “The King County Fair is even bigger and better this year. Not only does it provide great entertainment but also serves as a valuable outlet for local youth agricultural programs.”
At 10:00 a.m. Dunn and Mayor Reynolds opened the 2016 Fair and presented the first ticket to a young family who was waiting in line to enter.
The Fair runs from today (July 14) through Sunday, July 17 at the Enumclaw Expo Center 45224 284th Avenue SE, Enumclaw. Attractions include 4-H livestock shows, exhibits, live music, rides, fair foods and the famous racing pigs.
The Fair is open from 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. on Thursday and Friday, Midnight on Saturday and 6 p.m. on Sunday.
Fair admission includes all shows and concerts. Tickets can be purchased at the gates or you can purchase advanced discounted tickets online. Ride tickets and wristbands are sold separately. Admission for adults (13 & up) is $7, for youths (5-12) is $5, and for kids (5 and under) are free.
Call (360) 615-5631 or visit www.kingcofair.com for more information.