Top cowboys will compete in the ProRodeo Tour Playoffs at the Washington State Fair, Sept. 10-13. COURTESY PHOTO

Top cowboys will compete in the ProRodeo Tour Playoffs at the Washington State Fair, Sept. 10-13. COURTESY PHOTO

Rodeo action, country stars coming to the state fair Sept. 10-13

Eddie Montgomery of Montgomery Gentry, Jimmie Allen and 38 Special to join the country party

  • Monday, February 24, 2020 12:16pm
  • Life

Country music stars and top rodeo performers come to the Washington State Fair on Sept. 10-13.

The ProRodeo Tour Playoffs kick off Thursday, Sept. 10, followed by a grandstand concert with Eddie Montgomery of Montgomery Gentry. The next morning, the party continues with the Rodeo Pancake Breakfast at 8 a.m. in downtown Puyallup, followed by the annual Washington State Fair Western Rodeo Parade and Cattle Drive at 10 am, and free gate admission to The Fair from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. with a new school supply donation to Communities In Schools.

The ProRodeo Tour Playoffs continue on Friday and Saturday, including both evenings and a Saturday matinee show. The evening performances will be followed by a grandstand concert. Jimmie Allen takes the stage on Friday, Sept. 11, and 38 Special performs on Saturday, Sept. 12.

The Puyallup Finals close out the four days of Rodeo action, at 1 p.m. Sept. 13.

Pre-sale tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26. Visit and join the free E-Club for access to the best seats and ticket offers. E-Club members get the opportunity to buy tickets to all shows in the Columbia Bank Concert Series lineup, before the general public.

Tickets go on sale to the general public at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb 29. Tickets will be available on The Fair website,, or by phone (888) 559-FAIR (3247) daily, 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Tickets can also be purchased in person at the Washington State Fair’s Box Office, 9th Avenue SW and Meridian Street on most Tuesdays, 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. after March 3. Online and phone purchases are subject to standard processing fees. Tickets purchased on-site will be charged a $5 per ticket service fee.

Tickets will go on sale for other artists in the coming months. Visit for updated information.

Star-studded entertainment, the PRCA Rodeo, rides, exhibits, food, flowers and animals are mainstays of the 20-day event that kicks off the Friday of Labor Day weekend. For more information about the Sept. 4-27, 2020 Washington State Fair (closed Tuesdays and Sept. 9), visit



Date, performance, tickets

Sept. 5 – Carrie Underwood, 7:30 p.m., $90, $145, $160

Sept. 7 – The Beach Boys, 7:30 p.m., $30, $45, $55

Sept. 10 – ProRodeo Tour Playoffs with Eddie Montgomery of Montgomery Gentry, 6:30 p.m., $30-$40

Sept. 11 – ProRodeo Tour Playoffs with Jimmie Allen, 6:30 p.m., $30-$40

Sept. 12 – ProRodeo Tour Playoffs – Saturday Matinee, 1 p.m., $15-$35

Sept. 12 – ProRodeo Tour Playoffs with 38 Special, 6:30 p.m., $30-$40

Sept. 13 – ProRodeo Tour Playoffs Puyallup Finals, 1 p.m., $30-$40

Sept. 14 – Kidz Bop Live 2020, 6:30 p.m., $30, $40, $50

Sept. 24 – Cole Swindell, 7:30 p.m., $50, $60, $70

Sept. 25 – Macklemore, 7:30 p.m., $85, $100, $110

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