The Evergreen State Fair in Monroe opens Thursday and runs through Labor Day, Sept. 1.
24-hour hotline: 360-805-6700
Adults, ages 16 to 61: $10
Senior citizens, 62-89: $7
90 and older: free
Youth, ages 6-15: $7
Children 5 and younger: free
Grandstand, carnival, rodeo and speedway tickets are sold separately at the box office and include fair admission.
10 a.m. to 10 p.m.; 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on closing day
Butler Amusements carnival: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.; 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on closing day
Parking: $10 per entry
The Evergreen State Fairgrounds are at 14405 179th Ave. SE in Monroe, 14 miles east of Everett on U.S. 2 and about 30 miles northeast of Seattle via I-405 and Highway 522.
Community Transit routes 270 and 275 will serve the fair Monday through Saturday. Buses are scheduled to run every 30 minutes on weekday mornings and evenings, with hourly service in the middle of the day. There is no service on Sundays or Labor Day. For times, go to communitytransit.org.
Park free at Everett Station, 3201 Smith Ave., and at the Snohomish, Sultan and Gold Bar park-and-ride lots. Buses will only pick up passengers at the Monroe park-and-ride before 8:30 a.m. Monday-Friday. At other times, buses are scheduled to stop at the fairgrounds’ west entrance.