Fairly Forever

This Year, Visit the Washington State Fair in Photos

The fair, like so many other major events, is canceled this summer. So celebrate its 120th anniversary in sight.

07/15/2020 Photography by Chona Kasinger By Stefan Milne

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do August 30–September 2

The Fair returns, Chuck's Hop Shop plays arcade games, and a film pioneer gets her due.

08/30/2019 By Stefan Milne and Jonathan Olsen-Koziol

Monthly Planner

14 August Events You Can't Miss

A guide to getting your arts and culture fix this month.

07/17/2018 By Stefan Milne

Edible Arrangements

Food as Art at the Washington State Fair

A look back at this year’s Washington State Grange displays, the delightfully delectable fair tradition.

09/26/2017 By Jeremy Buben

Fair Food

The Unlikely Story of the Fisher Fair Scone

How a British teatime snack became a cult favorite at the Washington State Fair—and now a brand new ice cream flavor.

08/31/2017 By Jaime Archer

Ticket Alert

Weird Al Yankovic Brings 'Mandatory Fun' to the Fair

I mean, "mandatory" is right there in the title, so you kind of have to go.

01/27/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld