Thurston County Fair
in Olympia, Washington is a family-oriented, old fashioned, five-day fair. The fair runs Wednesday through Sunday, always on the first
full weekend in August. Come join us this year and pet the animals, spin some wool, cruise the carnival, visit the exhibits, get dizzy on the rides, check out the commercial vendors, and feast on
the fabulous fair food.
2016 Fair Week runs from August 3 through August
hours are from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.,
Wednesday through Saturday, and 10
a.m. to 8 p.m. on Sunday.
can be purchased in advance at a
discount or at the gate.
There are lots of concerts
and other entertaining acts
each and every day during Fair Week
which are free with your paid
Average high temperature in Lacey: 97 deg.
Wednesday generated over 8000 pounds of food for the Food Bank.
shuttle bus drivers logged
over 2,137 miles
transporting Fair visitors
to and from their
have logged over 17,000
miles and 3,000 hours in
the past 11 years.
attending the Fair
consumed over 3,400 Shaved
Ice treats, and more than
7,000 famous Fisher
Animal participation was 614, up from 585 last year..
The Thurston County Fairgrounds is conveniently
located close to Interstate 5
in the Olympia-Lacey area of the South Puget Sound. You can even
ride the bus
to the fair. Hotels and motels are in close proximity, and the Fairgrounds can accommodate up to 100 RVs during Fair Week.
During the off-season, the Fairgrounds is in constant use for both private and public functions.
include meeting halls and rooms, barns, arenas, and a camping area. The Fairgrounds also has a covered facility for winter storage of
boats, vehicles and RVs