Thurston County Fair, held in late July/early August attracts around 30,000 people to Lacey for this quaint fair. Sample classic fair foods, enjoy your favorite rides, and play games in between watching the 4-H presentations. Concert is free with admission. Daily Parking $5, Season Parking Pass $20. Fair hours: Wed & Thurs 10-9, Fri & Sat 10-10, Sun 10-8. Carnival ride tickets ($20) must be purchased at the fair during carnival hours for same-day use (no armbands). Carnival hours: open 11-11 Wed-Sat, 11-8 Sun. More info: Thurston County Fairgrounds (thurstoncountywa.gov)
2023 Thurston County Fair discount days
- One-Buck Wednesday July 26. One dollar per person with a non-perishable food item donation supports Thurston County Food Bank Can Hunger program.
- Kid’s Day Thursday July 27. $2 – All kids 14 and under.
- Military Appreciation Day Friday July 29. $2 – Present your military ID.
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