Spokane County Interstate Fair

September 7-16, 2018

An annual event that marks the beginning of fall, the Spokane County Interstate Fair is a celebration of the agriculture and farm industries that are the heartbeat of the greater Spokane region. For 10 days every fall the Spokane County Fair and Expo Center is home to the fair, filled with fun, animals, rides, exhibits and endless entertainment. Check out our full guide and plan your days at the Interstate Fair!

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Grandstand Arena

Entertainment abounds at the Spokane County Interstate Fair! After enjoying a day of classic fair fun, make sure to purchase tickets to the Grandstand Arena events featuring nationally and locally known music acts, comedians and more. The Grandstand events add an additional layer of fun and excitement to the annual fair. Tickets to the Grandstand Arena events are sold separately and do not include fair admission. Tickets can be purchased through TicketsWest 

2018 Grandstand Arena Schedule
  • September 7: PRCA Rodeo, 7pm
  • September 8: PRCA Rodeo, 7pm
  • September 10: Old Dominion’s Happy Endings World Tour with Special Guest Brandon Lay, 7pm
  • September 11: Josh Turner, 7pm
  • September 12: Jeff Foxworthy, 7pm
  • September 13: Nixon Rodeo, 7pm
  • September 15: Demolition Derby, 7pm
  • September 16: Demolition Derby, 4pm

 

Annual PRCA Rodeo

September 7-8

Performances at 7pm

It’s the roughest, toughest show in town! Sanctioned by the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association and the Women’s Professional Rodeo Association, the event is the highlight of the first week of the Spokane County Interstate Fair. Featuring bareback riding, barrel racing, bull riding, saddle bronc, steer wrestling, team roping and tie-down roping, the Rodeo is an evening of excitement for all.

Tickets for the Rodeo go on sale every day of the fair starting at 10am at the Grandstand Arena ticket booth inside the fairgrounds. Rodeo tickets do not include admission to the fair.

Carnival

Get your kicks and a thrill on the array of carnival rides that have become a symbol of county fairs across America! Operated by Butler Amusements, the rides range from thrillers that are sure to sure to get your blood pumping to kid-friendly adventures suitable for the smallest in your crew, as long as they are above 36 inches tall.

Individual carnival ride tickets are available for $1 and you can purchase a book of 27 tickets for $25, books of 80 for $70 and books of 120 for $100. Each ride requires 3-5 tickets. For the true adrenaline junkies, the fair also sell unlimited ride bracelets for $32. Carnival ride bracelets and tickets do not include the price the fair admissions. The Carnival ticket booths accept cash, Visa, Mastercard and Discovery.

For more information on height and weight restrictions for the Carnival click HERE.

Exhibits

The Spokane County Interstate Fair isn’t just about the grandstand events. The exhibits are the heart and soul of the 10 day event. Featuring dozens of categories, the exhibit halls are filled with art, handcrafted goods, fruits and vegetables, and of course animals and livestock. Check out the farm-fresh features, marvel at the giant squashes, and get up close to farm animals you won’t find in city life.

Still Exhibits
  • 4-H Life
  • Antique Machinery
  • Baking and Cooking
  • Beer
  • Bees and Honey
  • Cereals and Forage
  • Crafts
  • Creature Feature
  • Dahlias
  • Eggs
  • Fine arts
  • Floral
  • Food Preservation/Canning
  • Fruits and Vegetables
  • Grange Booths
  • Photography - Adult
  • Photography - Youth
  • Sewing
  • Wine
Animals
  • Cattle - Beef 1st Half and Youth
  • Cattle - Beef 2nd Half
  • Cattle - Dairy
  • FFA Contests
  • Goats
  • Horses - Open
  • Horses - Youth
  • Llamas
  • Longears
  • Pigeons
  • Pocket Pets
  • Poultry
  • Rabbits
  • Sheep
  • Swine

If You Go

September 7-16

Hours: 10am-10pm

Admission: $11/Adults; $8/Youth, Military, Seniors; Free/Children Under 6
There is an additional cost for ride tickets, carnival attractions and food booths. Admission does not include Grandstand events, and Grandstand events do not include the cost of admission.
If you plan on buying tickets at the gate please note the Ticket Booth only accepts cash. No credit or debit cards

Parking: Parking is available at the Fairgrounds parking lot for $5.

 

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