Strike keeping you home with the kids? Head out to the Puyallup Fair for some fun today. Here’s the daily schedule for Friday:
4-H Dog Show, 10 a.m., 4-H Cat/Dog Barn
Target Shooting, noon, NW Outdoors Go Play Outside
C&H Parent-Child Christmas Cookie Contest, 1 p.m., Pavilion, 2nd floor
Egg Artistry, 2 p.m. Hobby Hall
Amy Grant & Michael W. Smith, 7:30 p.m., grandstand
Puyallup Valley Community Band, 8 p.m., Education Stage
How to Do the Puyallup
Hours: 10 a.m.-11 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Sunday-Thursday.
Admission: $11 adults, $9 seniors (62 and older) and students (ages 6-18); free 5 and younger. Advance discount tickets at Safeway, Walgreens, Fred Meyer and South Hill Mall.
Transportation: The fair has yellow Puyallup Fair Express buses that start running at 9:15 a.m. from four Park & Ride lots every 20 to 30 minutes: South Hill Mall, Lakewood Towne Center (behind Barnes & Noble), Tacoma Mall, and River Road/Fourth Street Northwest (adjacent to Kmart parking lot). Fares are cash only: $4 round trip, $3 one way and free for kids 23 months and younger on adult’s lap.
Parking: $10 Monday-Friday, $12 Saturday-Sunday.
More information: Fair website.
Same day last year: 54,379
Total attendance so far: Up 12,560 from 2010.