Top 10 Best Things About The First Day Of The Central WA State Fair: Kids Version
It's finally here! Today is the first day of the 2017 Central Washington State Fair!
$1 admission and free parking from 12pm-4pm. No coupon is required. Hand stamps will not be given out until after 4pm. Carnival wristbands are $35. The carnival is open today from 12pm to 11pm.
Besides the CARNIVAL RIDES, here are the top ten things we think kids should add to the fair "To Do" list!
5pm at the Gazebo.
Location: Pepsi Plaza
View some beautiful and adorable exotic refuge animals and reptiles who are traveling to our town from a sanctuary in Oregon.
Location: Pioneer Hall
Zoologist and Educator, Brad Tylman, shows off his "extreme" reptile and exotic animal creatures today from 12:00pm to 1pm.
Location: Coca Cola Grandstand
6pm. Sit in the bleachers for free, but if you want to get a closer spot, upgrade to a reserved seat! (Reserved seats do not include admission to the Fair.) Kids over the age of 3 years have to have their own ticket to sit in the reserved section.
Location: Oak Park Plaza
Hands-on place for kids to run amok and explore the interactive educational displays. Daily milking schedule: 2pm, 4pm, 6pm, 7pm, and 8pm. Complete with "a hands-on milking demonstration, chicken hatching, egg-producing hens, farmyard geese and ducks, calves, petting farm animals, sow and pig display, sheep and lamb display, beef display."
Location: Agricultural Building
Rumor has it, they raced all the way here from Alaska! (Wink!) Come watch the amazing pigs run the 100-yard dash and do 50-yard high hurdles. Presented by Tree Top. Three races today at 3pm, 5pm & 7pm.
Location: Washington State Building
Demonstrations and daily contests showcasing science, technology, engineering, and math projects from students in Central Washington. No times listed.
Location: Pacific Power Stage
The show featuring comedy and juggling with Lilli Zucchini and Topper Todd begins at 7pm.
Location: Durand Arena
Watch the draft horses and mules in a mini exhibition today from 4:20pm to 5:15pm.
Location: Ag Building
Peep the displays, demos and videos and see what it was like to be at the Central Washington State Fair over the past 125 years!