Washington State Spring Fair

Saturday, Apr 17, 2021

Washington State Fairgrounds
110 9th Avenue South West
Puyallup, WA 98371

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Schedule of Events

DockDogs at Near Red Gate

A Spring Fair favorite! This exciting event challenges dogs to dash down a specially built 40-foot canine runway and jump headlong into a large portable swimming pool filled with 27,000 gallons of water. The longest distance jump wins! Enjoy the spectacular abilities of these amazing dogs.

10:30am - 8pm: The Farm at SillyVille

Over an Acre of Hands-On Fun!
This "farmer for a day" experience exhibit tells Washington's food and farming story and connects kids and families to our state's agriculture industry, the farmers that produce the food we eat, and healthy eating choices. Enter this enchanting farmland and move through a sequence of interactive experiences. At each station, participate in hands-on activities and become part of the farming process, collecting imitation nutritious food items from each station to exchange or cook with at the Farmstand.

Swifty Swine Racing Pigs at Fountain Plaza Stage

You may not think of little porkers when sports is the conversation, but these fuzzy little racers will make you reconsider the meaning of “professional athlete.” The 100-yard dash and the 50-yard high hurdles come to life as you have never experienced them before. When the runners have four legs the starts are even more exhilarating. And when you are a cute little pig, well, you can do just about anything you want. It's just pure fun!

Fiesta Mexicana at Showplace Stage

Fiesta Mexicana celebrates Mexican culture and arts, with special entertainment and fun for the whole family. Enjoy the beautiful and elegant performances and musical entertainment. Plus, enjoy all the traditional fun of the Fair with animals, rides, games, exhibits and shopping galore!

7:30pm - Slamfest Demolition Derby at Grandstand

Burn rubber to the Washington State Spring Fair for Slamfest Demolition Derby - the ultimate smash and bash event featuring Figure 8s, Derby Heat Races, unbelievable stunts and fan favorite Slamfest competition. Which car will be left standing after the dust clears the rubble? Join us to find out!

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BBQ Playoffs at Contest Arena

Up to 40 teams compete for their share of $20,000. And YOU get to taste and vote on the best BBQ!

Treat your taste buds to a BBQ competition. Up to 40 teams will be competing to win $20,000 on Saturday, April 18 & Sunday, April 19.

Tasty Samples
Delicious BBQ samples will be available from 11:00am - 7:30pm. Samples start at $2.50 each. Samples will be limited, so taste early for the best selection!

Competition:
5:30pm - BBQ Pitmaster Challenge Finals: Live Judging - Certified BBQ Judges will publicly taste and select the champ among the top three vote-getters today from competing pro teams who have been feeding Fair goers all day long. Live on stage at the South End of the Contest Arena!

This event listing provided for the Puyallup community events calendar. Community events are not associated with or sponsored by AARP, but may be of interest to you. If you have an event to share, let us know!

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