The four-day Marion County Fair offers discounts to teens and, seniors and has a day of tribute to the barnyard – just check your day!
• Senior Day – Thursday, July 7: Senior admission $2, features dance groups, heritage and veterans’ display, old fashioned cake walk, free health screenings, arts & crafts workshop, quilting and spinning demonstrations, bean bag baseball.
• Teen Day – Friday, July 8: Teen admission $2,events include a dance-off, Gamers Tournament, races and relays, bike and skateboard demos, sports court, hip-hop dance and karate demos, with half-off carnival rides and games all day. Also includes a hot rod cruise-in.
• Ag Day – Saturday, July 9: Festivities include International FlyBall Dog Competition, KBZY Pretty Baby contest, 4H-FFA BBQ & Market Auction, State 4-H Livestock Judging, Main Stage Music & Entertainment, Gypsy Draft Horse and Miniature Horse Shows.
• Family Day – Sunday, July 10: Free admission after 4 p.m., free activities include kids’ sack, three-legged and wheelbarrow racing, Future Farmers of America Tractor Driving Contest, Home Depot Kids Workshop, Painted Hills Natural Beef Backyard Grilling Contest, facepainting, workshops, and performances from Christian and mariachi groups.
NEED TO KNOW
Where: Oregon State Fairgrounds
When: 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. Thursday July 7; 10 a.m. – 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Sunday.
How much: $7.50 adults, $3.75 kids 6-11, free for five and under.
Parking: Free all day.