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This weekend at the fair: Rodeo, kids free, 9-11 tribute

Post by John Henrikson / The News Tribune on Sep. 9, 2011 at 4:21 pm with No Comments »
September 14, 2011 1:41 pm

The first weekend of the Puyallup Fair looks to be a sunny one. If that’s not enough reason to go, it’s BECU Kids’ Free Weekend. Coupons available here.

Here’s some of what’s going on Saturday and Sunday.

SATURDAY

Mutton Bustin’, 10:30 a.m., 12:30, 2:30, 4:30, 6:30 p.m. Green Gate Area

Giant Pumpkin Carving, 11 a.m., Pavilion Overhang

Kids Fishing, noon, NW Outdoors Go Play Outside

Puyallup Rodeo, 1, 6:30 p.m., Grandstand

MBS Mountainboards Big Air Show, 3, 5 p.m. Blue Gate Plaza

Ricochet Concert, 9 p.m. Grandstand

SUNDAY

Let’s Pretend Farm Time, noon, 2, 4, 6, 7:30 p.m., SillyVille

Roberto the Magnificent – Comedy Juggling, 2, 4, 7 p.m., Fountain Plaza Stage

Puyallup Rodeo Finals, 1 p.m., Grandstand

“America Remembers” 9-11 Tribute, 6 p.m. Coca-Cola Stage

IF YOU GO

Dates: Today-Sept 25.

Hours: 10 a.m.-11 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Sundays through Thursdays.

Admission: $11 for adults, $9 for students (ages 6-18) and seniors (62 and older). Advance discount tickets at Safeway, Walgreens, Fred Meyer and South Hill Mall. There’s no admission charge for kids 5 and younger.

Parking: $10 Monday-Friday, $12 Saturday-Sunday.

Transportation: The fair has its own express bus service this year instead of Pierce Transit. Buses depart every 20 to 30 minutes from the South Hill Mall, Lakewood Towne Center and Tacoma Mall, and Fridays through Sundays from River Road and Fourth Street Northwest in Puyallup. Cost is $4 round trip and $3 one way, cash only.

More information: Fair website

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