September 11, 2013 in City

Spokane fair schedule


Today is Patriot’s Day at the Spokane County Interstate Fair: Attendees with military, law enforcement or firefighting ID are admitted free. Here’s a sampling of what’s happening today:

8:30 a.m. – Open and youth floral judging in Bay 4.

10 a.m. – All exhibit buildings open. Various demonstrations and musical performances throughout the day.

11:30 a.m. – Racing pigs; additional heats at 2, 3:30 and 7:15 p.m. North Lawn.

Noon – 9/11 wreath ceremony at the main gate.

1 p.m. – Kids’ mutton bustin’; additional competitions at 2:30, 4:30 and 6 p.m. North of Grandstands.

1:30 p.m. – Butter churning demonstration. Steam and Gas Area.

2 p.m. – Antique tractor pull contest. Steam and Gas Area.

7 p.m. – Eli Young Band concert: tickets $15 to $25 in addition to fair entrance fees. Grandstand Arena.

Fair admission is $10 for adults; $7 for kids and seniors. The fair runs through Sept. 15 at Spokane County Fair and Expo Center at Broadway Avenue and Havana Street in Spokane Valley.

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