Stay Just Minutes from the Washington State Fair
The single largest annual attraction in the state of Washington takes place right here in Puyallup every September. Previously known as the Puyallup Fair, this 21-day (closed on Tuesdays) extravaganza is amongst the largest in the United States. It features a world-class rodeo, a star-studded lineup of performers, and a wealth of entertainment for all ages. The fairgrounds are also home to the annual Washington State Spring Fair, which hosts its own assortment of attractions every year.

Spring Fair: Every April. Check the Fair’s website for dates.
Fall Fair: Starts the Friday of Labor Day weekend and runs for 21 days (closed on Tuesdays)

The Washington State Fair Takes Place Every Year In September

From morning until night for twenty-one days (not including Tuesdays when the Fair is closed), the Fair features a colorful collection of performers, fiestas, art exhibitions, parades, petting zoos, agricultural exhibits, rides and much more, including a full line-up of rodeo events. Enjoy the beautiful Pacific Northwest summer-to-fall weather with a full weekend stay planned around one of the great, live music acts in the Fair’s Grandstand.

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Indulge in Fisher Scones and Earthquake Burgers

Since 1915, the Fisher Scone has been synonymous with the Puyallup Fair experience. In fact, some visitors make their way to the fair just to get their hands on these scrumptious pastries, filled with honey butter and raspberry jam and baked to perfection in massive rotating ovens. Almost equally popular is the legendary Earthquake Burger, a multi-pound masterpiece of beef and cheese so powerfully delicious that it has been known to cause seismic activity!

Wool Riders Only - Mutton Busting

Let your little ones try their hand at bull riding with an animal a little more suited to their size: a sheep! Mutton Bustin' gives contestants aged 4-7 and under 60 lbs a chance to ride on the back of a bucking sheep and try, just like the bull riders, to hang on for as long as they can. Fun to watch and a delight for the kids, this unique event is a crowd favorite year after year.

Spring Fair

Featuring everything from dog shows to demolition derbies, the annual Puyallup Spring Fair is the ultimate way to celebrate the return of sunny skies, outdoor fun and say good riddance to winter! This fun-filled weekend is jam packed with exciting performances, events and exhibitions. Watch the pig races, delight in decadent deserts and daydream amid classic cars—the Spring Fair has it all.

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We are Your Premier Puyallup Fair Hotel

Do the Puyallup with us! The BEST WESTERN PREMIER Plaza is located just 5 minutes from the Puyallup Fair and Events Center, site of the Washington State Fair, making us an ideal choice for luxurious accommodations close to the action. But be sure to book your Puyallup accommodations well in advance so you won't miss out on any of the fun.