Summer in Oregon is full of plentiful sunshine, freshly grown seasonal fruits and vegetables, delightful sights, and of course, the annual fair. End the summer on a high note with the Oregon State Fair 2022, bringing loads of entertainment and fun to the fairgrounds in Salem. Watch one of the season’s hottest concerts featuring an incredible lineup of artists, or sift through the carnival with exciting games, rides and delicious fair food. Grab the family and get your tickets today for one of the summer’s most exciting events at the Oregon State Fair.

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for a ride on one of the exhilarating carnival rides, offering age-appropriate fun for ages two and up. Photo courtesy: Oregon State Fair

Purchase your tickets today for the Oregon State Fair in Salem, offering an incredible time for everyone in the family. Kicking off the fun on August 26 through September 5, enjoy a variety of concerts, shows, competitions, and all-around family-friendly fun. Save some money for the fair and purchase your tickets early for a discount. From now until August 26, adult admission is priced at $8, regularly $12. Child admission is $6 through August 26, regularly $10. Kids ages five and under are always free. Senior access is offered at a discount through August 26 for $1, with prices increasing to $3. Family packs and day passes are also available for purchase online. Parking passes are $5 per vehicle and can be purchased online through E-tix or on-site.

Plan your visit with the annual fair map, highlighting all the fun and attractions. Take in the fair sights from the Giant Wheel or feel the adrenaline rush on the Drop Tower. There are rides and games for everyone’s enjoyment. Be sure to grab your carnival wristband for unlimited rides and ticket options, with discounts offered for early birds. “If the carnival is your happy place, you’re about to get happier.” With plenty of options for little ones over two and the big kids through adults, you’ll find all the action you need right at the carnival.

Oregon State Fair Concerts

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Embrace the magic happening at the Oregon State Fair of 2022 in Salem. Photo courtesy: Oregon State Fair

Get ready for a musical sensation at the Oregon State Fair. See Gary LeVox, lead singer of Rascal Flatts, followed by Shaggy on August 30. Bringing worship music to life is Bethel Music on August 31. 90s fans rejoice as TLC is coming to the Oregon State Fair on Thursday, September 1. The American Idol country star Scotty McCreery is coming on Friday, September 2. Relive the oldies with the Beach Boys on Saturday, September 3, bringing back timeless favorites. Ending the concert lineup is showstopper Nelly, sure to turn up the heat. Grab your tickets now for some of the season’s hottest concerts at the Oregon State Fair in Salem.

Oregon State Fair Entertainment

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Watch the lumberjacks hard at work at the Paul Bunyan Lumberjack Show. Photo courtesy: Oregon State Fair

From horse shows to open-class animal competitions, lively entertainment is happening all around the fairgrounds. All your favorite barnyard animals are making their way to the annual fair with these exciting livestock events. Be amazed at the strength of the lumberjacks in the Paul Bunyan Lumberjack Show, showcasing some of the strength and hilarious abilities in one of the fair’s most beloved shows. Watch some strolling performers pass by the fairgrounds offering musical delight and dance performances for all to enjoy. Whatever you desire, there are plenty of attractions happening around the Oregon State Fair.

Oregon State Fair Deals & Discount Days

Save big on the fair and check out these incredible promotions. $5 admission is being offered all day long on opening day on Friday, August 26. Every Sunday during the fair, drop in at Día de la Familia for free activities embracing bilingual culture and entertainment, included with your purchased fair ticket. On Tuesday, August 30, enjoy buy one get one day, with one free admission with a paid ticket of equal or lesser value. Bring the kids on Thursday, September 1, for Kid’s Day. All children ages 11 and under can enjoy free admission, thanks to Wild Mike’s Ultimate Pizza. Embrace Hero’s Day on Monday, September 5, offering free admission to military, first responders, teachers and their families. Enjoy the fair at a discount with one of these special deals.

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Take a bite out of something sweet and delicious at this year’s fair. Photo courtesy: Oregon State Fair

Venture out to end the summer on a fantastic note with Salem’s Oregon State Fair of 2022. Bring the family and enjoy various carnival rides and games, entertaining shows, fabulous concerts and of course, all the famous fair food you can imagine. Shop around with local and commercial vendors and enjoy a day of fun in the sun right in the heart of Marion County. From competitive shows to the spectacular Devil’s Circus Live Stunt Spectacular, there is something for everyone to see and enjoy. End the summer with the Oregon State Fair 2022 for an annual celebration brought to life in Salem.

Oregon State Fair
2330 17th St. NE, Salem

August 26 – September 5

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