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Category: Puyallup Fair

June
19th

Enrique Iglesias will perform at the Puyallup Fair on Sept. 16

NOTE: This blog post has been updated to reflect the rescheduled Iglesias concert. It’s now on Sunday, Sept. 16.

One of the biggest stars of the Latino recording world, singer/songwriter Enrique Iglesias, will play the Puyallup Fair on Sept. 16.

Tickets go on sale on Saturday at 10 a.m.

Iglesias, the son of singer heart throb Julio Iglesias, has sold more than 70 million albums and had 68 #1 hits on the Billboard charts like “Hero,” “Bailamos,” and “Be With You.”

Iglesias will perform on Sunday, Sept. 16 at 7:30 p.m. at the Puyallup Fair & Events

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June
18th

Craig Morgan to perform after Puyallup Rodeo

Country music’s Craig Morgan will perform at the Puyallup Fair on Sept. 8 following the rodeo, it was announced today.

Tickets are on sale now.

Morgan has 14 Top Ten hits including “Redneck Yacht Club,” “Almost Home,” “That’s What I Love About Sunday,” and “Tough.”

Morgan will perform after the Puyallup Pro Rodeo, Justin Boots Playoffs that start at 6:30 p.m. at the Puyallup Fair & Events Center.

Tickets are sale now at the Puyallup Fair website, www.thefair.com/concerts or by phone at 888-559-3247, daily, 8 a.m.–8 p.m. PST. To save the convenience charges, purchase tickets in

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June
11th

Pitbull sinks his teeth into the Puyallup Fair

Pitbull, the Miami-based rapper who just gave a free show at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, is returning to the area for a concert at the Puyallup Fair on Sept. 21.

Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Saturday.

Pitbull has sold millions of singles including “Hey Baby” featuring T-Pain, “Give Me Everything,” “I Know You Want Me (Calle Ocho),” and his latest single “Back In Time.” That last one is on the soundtrack for the new MIB movie “Men In Black 3.”

Pitbull will perform on Friday, Sept. 21 at 7:30 p.m. at the Puyallup Fair & Events Center – part

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May
22nd

Jackie Evancho to perform with The Tacoma Symphony at Puyallup Fair

The pint-sized opera diva Jackie Evancho will perform with The Tacoma Symphony at the Puyallup Fair on Sept. 15. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. on June 2.

If you were watching “America’s Got Talent” in 2010 your jaw probably hit the ground like mine did when the 10 year old and then unknown Evancho opened her mouth. She has the pipes and command of a woman twice her age.

Evancho wasn’t the winner of that season’s AGT. That was Michael Grimm. Yeah, I know…Michael who?

Meanwhile, Evancho has made Platinum and Gold records and just been cast

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May
5th

Puyallup’s Konzelman brothers win ‘Escape Routes’

Expect to see two shiny new Ford Escapes on the streets of Puyallup soon. Drew and Derek Konzelman won NBC’s and Ford Motor Company’s “Escape Routes” tonight, earning them a $100,000 award and their own Ford Escapes.

“I just won a hundred thousand dollars and a new car!!,” Drew tweeted a few minutes ago.

“Escape Routes” was an hourlong, point-based reality competition series which had teams visiting six cities over 42 days in their 2013 Ford Escapes.

“Escape Routes” was highly interactive. The show heavily incorporated social media. The teams worked with online fans on some of the challenges and

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April
23rd

The Doobie Brothers added to fair line-up

The Puyallup Fair hasn’t yet finished filling in the gaps in their entertainment line-up. Veteran rockers The Doobie Brothers will be performing there on Sept. 19. Tickets go on sale on Saturday, April 28 at 10 a.m.

The group, with 16 albums and hit songs, “Black Water,” “What a Fool Believes,” “Real Love,” and “Long Train Running,” has been around since the 1970s. Though the band’s makeup (including Michael McDonald) has changed over the years founding members Tom Johnston and Pat Simmons are still the writers and lead vocalists for the group.

The Doobie Brothers will perform on Wednesday,

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April
18th

Train closes Puyallup Fair’s entertainment lineup

The Puyallup Fair announced today that Train will perform there on the fair’s final night, Sept. 23. Tickets go on sale on Saturday, April 28 at 10 a.m.

Train joins Willie Nelson, Martina McBride, TobyMac, Big Time Rush, Tim McGraw, Jeff Dunham and others in the star-studded lineup.

Train first rose to prominence with their single “Meet Virginia” but shot to chart topping status with “Drops of Jupiter.” After a three year hiatus this three-time Grammy Award winning group is back together. Last year Train lead singer Patrick Monahan performed with Tacoma singer Vicci Martinez on “The Voice.”

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April
18th

Puyallup’s Spring Fair starts on Thursday

Music-making and NASCAR are the themes of two new attractions at this weekend’s vernal version of the Puyallup Fair which swings open its gates at 2 p.m. Thursday.

While some of the action is happening only Friday through Sunday there are still plenty of reasons to head over on Thursday. First: admission is free all day to anyone 18 or younger. The Fair just asks that you bring a non-perishable food donation for the Puyallup Food Bank.

Up for a good scare? The Extreme Scream is only $7.50 on Thursday ($3 off the usual $10.50 price.) Top it all off

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