COURTESY PHOTO, Washington State Fair

COURTESY PHOTO, Washington State Fair

All Washington State Fair events canceled through March

Puyallup events center falls under governor’s prohibition related to COVID-19 virus

  • Wednesday, March 11, 2020 12:50pm
  • News

By order of the governor, the Washington State Fair in Puyallup will immediately cancel all events through the end of March, with the possibility of a longer time frame.

Fair officials issued the following statement Wednesday:

“Gov. Jay Inslee’s prohibition of large social gatherings (more than 250 people) in Pierce, King and Snohomish counties is intended to aid in the immediate need to help keep Washingtonians healthy and safe.

As the COVID-19 virus continues to spread throughout our state, we understand this is a fluid situation, and we are in constant communication with our local and state partners as this evolves.

If you purchased tickets for the Paddy O’Party March 14, 2020, you will be refunded. If you purchased by credit or debit card, either online or at the Box Office, refunds will be processed automatically and refunded to the original card used for payment. There is no need to contact The Fair. Please allow 7-10 business days for processing. If your card has been canceled since you purchased, please contact the Box Office at

The status of the Washington State Spring Fair is still to be determined, based on the governor’s mandate of large social gatherings in our county.

Most non-fairtime events at the Washington State Fair Events Center are organized by third parties. We are working with our event promoters to reschedule events where possible. Please contact individual show promoters for ticket refunds and/or additional information.

Our thoughts are with those patients, families and communities impacted by COVID-19.

Please check our website, or our social media channels for updates.

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