Dizzy Pass Bracelet Day: Ride most of the fair’s rides on an unlimited basis all day long after buying a $25 pass.
The Great American Spam Championship, 10 a.m., Pavilion, 2nd Floor
Open Class Holstein Cow Show, noon, Large Show Arena
Kids Tractor Pull, 1, 2:30, 4, 6 p.m., Green Gate Area
YouthFest, 4:30 p.m. Coca-Cola Stage
Sammy Hagar & The Wabos, 7:30 p.m., Grandstand
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
Same day last year: 38,948