Mel Wagner's Blog: Salem, Oregon Weekend Events-Marion County Fair

Salem, Oregon Weekend Events-Marion County Fair

Salem, Oregon Weekend Events-Marion County Fair

It finally looks like Summer is here for Salem, Oregon, and what could be more fun than going to the fair?  In Salem we are lucky to have two fairs each year.  One is the Marion County Fair and the other is the Oregon State Fair which begins in late August.    This year's fair runs from July 7-10 and the Oregon State Fairgrounds.  Hours are:

Thursday:  10 am to 10 pm

Friday and Saturday:  10 am to 11 pm

Saturday:  10 am to 6 pm

This year entry will cost you $7.50 for adults and $3.75 for children 6-11.   There are three concerts this year that are $20 for reserved seating or free to those that want to bring a blanket and sit on the ground.   The acts include Tracy Lawrence,  Australia's Little River Band, and Radio Disney Concert.   There are also some specials on ride bracelets and you will find more information on those specials on the Marion County Fair's website.

 

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Comment balloon 7 commentsMel Wagner • July 09 2011 04:02PM

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It was interesting to see your blog as I grew up in Salem and remember the Oregon State Fair and the years I worked for my friend's father in their caramel popcorn booth.

Posted by Bonnie Jean Hart, Bonnie & Clyde Team - 25 yrs Exp - Real Estate - L (Home Smart Professionals-La Quinta, Indian Wells, Palm Desert, Indio, CA) almost 7 years ago

Hi Bonnie Jean,

That would be a fun and yummy summertime job.  We love the Oregon State Fair!  So much to see and do.  Thanks for stopping by!

 

Posted by Mel Wagner, Principal Broker/Agent Salem Oregon Real Estate (Knipe Realty) almost 7 years ago

I bought my card holder that I take to Realtor events for card swapping from the Oregon State Fair!

Posted by Rob D. Shepherd, Principal Broker ABR, GRI (Windermere/lane county) almost 7 years ago

Sounds like a fun time for all in August, Mel. Hope you are going and will take pictures for us all to enjoy.

Posted by Toni Weidman, 26 Years Selling Homes in New Port Richey, FL (Sailwinds Realty) almost 7 years ago

Hi Rod, I will have to look for card holders this time.

Hi Toni-well we were going to go, but decided to wait for the State Fair.  We went to Bush Park for a walk instead today and I took pictures there. 

Thanks for stopping!

Posted by Mel Wagner, Principal Broker/Agent Salem Oregon Real Estate (Knipe Realty) almost 7 years ago

I love the Little River Band, I maybe down your way this August. You going to be there?




Posted by Respect Realty LLC, Brokers - Oregon / SW Washington Real Estate (Respect Realty LLC) almost 7 years ago

I should be around most of the month.  Let me know!

Posted by Mel Wagner, Principal Broker/Agent Salem Oregon Real Estate (Knipe Realty) almost 7 years ago

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