The Marion County Fair is scheduled for Thursday-Sunday,  July 12-15 at the Oregon State Fairgrounds.

Every day there will be the traditional fair fun. Free live major music acts and entertainment, a living green expo, free youth games and activities, Aunt Bee’s country market, carnival rides, talent show,wiener dog race and petting zoo to name just a few.

Below is the calendar of events that will happen along with the fair activities:

July 12 is Senior Day (free for those 62 and older) This day’s events will include: Free health screenings, talent show, old fashioned cake walk, arts and crafts workshops, quilting and spinning demonstrations, dance groups, Veterans’ displays, bean bag baseball and more,

July 13 is Teen Day, a $4 admission. Joe Diffie concert will be free with your fair admission.  Carnival rides and games all day will be 50 percent off. Also Wwear your Awesome 3000 T-shirt and get in free.  Other events this day will include a dance-off, BMX bike and skateboard demos, sports court, hot rod cruise-in, hip hop dance demos, karate demos, gamers tournament and more.

July 14 is AG Day.  Blue Oyster Cult concert is free with fair admission.  There will be a Disney show, main state music, KBZY pretty baby contest, gypsy draft horse and Miniature horse shows, state 4-H livestock judging, 4-H/FFA BBQ and Market Auction, international flyball dog competition. Also there will be a truck and  tractor pull both Saturday and Sunday.

July 15 is Family Day which means free admission after 4 p.m. There will be free family activies, Christian concert, discount on carnival rides, Home Depot Kids workshop, mariachi band, KRKT country showdown and more.

Fair hours are: 10 a.m.-10 p.m., Thursday; 10 a.m.-11 p.m., Friday and Saturday; 10 a.m.-6 p.m.on Sunday.

Admissions are: $8 for adults; $4 for kids 6 to 11; $5 for seniors; free for children 5 and under

Parking is free.

For more information contact the fair office at  503-585-9998 or visit the website at