Hood River County Fairgrounds

Griffith Motors presents the 89th Hood River County Fair
Hood River County, Oregon
July 27th through 30th, 2016

Fair Information


Griffith Motors presents the 89th Hood River County Fair - July 27th-30th
Fair Theme is "Carnival Lights and Country Nights"

Our featured entertainment on Saturday night (7/30/16) is Tracy Lawrence.

Booth space application & cover letter - 2016

FAIR SCHEDULE

WEDNESDAY – JULY 27

12:00 – EXHIBITS OPEN (BUILDINGS)
12:00 – PONY RIDES (PARK)
12:00 – EXOTIC ANIMALS (PARK)
12:30 – WOOL BUSTING (NEAR FLORAL)
1:00 – CARNIVAL OPENS
1:00 – FACE PAINTING (PARK)
2:00 – GODFREY THE MAGICIAN (PARK)
3:00 – BUCK A EWE (NEAR FLORAL)
5:30 – 4-H STYLE REVIEW (PARK STAGE)
5:30 – WOOL BUSTING (NEAR FLORAL)
6:30 – GODFREY THE MAGICIAN (PARK STAGE)
7:00 – HISPANIC DANCING HORSES (FRANK HERMAN ARENA)
7:00 – BANDA DIAMINDO (FRANK HERMAN ARENA)
7:30 – WOOL BUSTING (NEAR FLORAL)
7:30 – BILL WHITE AS GEORGE STRAIT (PARK)

THURSDAY – JULY 28

SENIOR CITIZEN'S DAY - HOOD RIVER SENIORS PAY ONLY $5
9:00 – RANCH SORTING PRACTICE (FRANK HERMAN ARENA)
12:00 – EXHIBITS OPEN (BUILDINGS)
12:00 – PONY RIDES (PARK)
12:00 – EXOTIC ANIMALS (PARK)
12:30 – WOOL BUSTING (NEAR FLORAL)
1:00 – CARNIVAL OPENS
1:00 – FACE PAINTING (PARK)
1:00 – TEAM PENNING PRACTICE (FRANK HERMAN ARENA)
2:00 – GODFREY THE MAGICIAN (PARK)
3:00 – BUCK A EWE (NEAR FLORAL)
5:30 – WOOL BUSTING (NEAR FLORAL)
5:30 – TEAM PENNING COMPETITION (FRANK HERMAN ARENA)
6:00 – GODFREY THE MAGICIAN (PARK STAGE)
7:30 – WOOL BUSTING (NEAR FLORAL)
7:30 – KIMBERLY HALL AS REBA (PARK)

FRIDAY – JULY 29

9:00 – YOUTH RANCH SORTING (FRANK HERMAN ARENA)
10:00 – YOUTH ROPING & GAMES (FRANK HERMAN ARENA)
12:00 – RANCH ROPING (invitation only) (FRANK HERMAN ARENA)
12:00 – EXHIBITS OPEN (BUILDINGS)
12:00 – PONY RIDES (PARK)
12:00 – EXOTIC ANIMALS (PARK)
12:30 – WOOL BUSTING (NEAR FLORAL)
1:00 – CARNIVAL OPENS
1:00 – FACE PAINTING (PARK)
2:00 – GODFREY THE MAGICIAN (PARK)
3:00 – BUCK A EWE (NEAR FLORAL)
4:30 – LIVESTOCK AUCTION (BARNS)
5:30 – WOOL BUSTING (NEAR FLORAL)
5:30 – MID-VALLEY DANCERS (PARK)
6:30 – GODFREY THE MAGICIAN (PARK)
7:30 – WOOL BUSTING (NEAR FLORAL)
7:30 – GRUPO ANTIFAZ (GRIFFITH STAGE FOOTBALL FIELD)
9:30 – LOS CANARIOS DE MICHOACAN (GRIFFITH STAGE FOOTBALL FIELD)

SATURDAY – JULY 30

9:00 – RANCH SORTING COMPETITION (FRANK HERMAN ARENA)
12:00 – EXHIBITS OPEN (BUILDINGS)
12:00 – EXOTIC ANIMALS (PARK)
12:00 – PONY RIDES (PARK)
12:30 – WOOL BUSTING (NEAR FLORAL)
1:00 – CARNIVAL OPENS
1:00 – FACE PAINTING (PARK)
1:00 – TEAM PENNING COMPETITION (FRANK HERMAN ARENA)
2:00 – GODFREY THE MAGICIAN (PARK)
3:00 – BUCK A EWE (NEAR FLORAL)
5:00 – GODFREY THE MAGICIAN (PARK)
5:30 – WOOL BUSTING CHAMPIONSHIP (NEAR FLORAL)
7:00 – BREWERS GRADE (GRIFFITH STAGE FOOTBALL FIELD)
8:15 – TRACY LAWRENCE (GRIFFITH STAGE FOOTBALL FIELD)


FAIR ADMISSION

Season Tickets
Adults . . . . . . . . . . . . $30.00
Ages 6-12 inclusive . . . $10.00

Daily Tickets
Adults. . . $8 (Wed, Thu)
Adults . . . . . . . . . .$10 (Fri, Sat)
Ages 6-12 inclusive . . $3.00
Under 6 years of age . FREE

Gates open 9 am to 11 pm

NOTE: Fair gate admission does not include ride tickets or bracelets.


FAIR BRACELETS

EVERY DAY AT THE FAIR IS BRACELET DAY!
From 1 p.m. to closing "One Price Bracelet". Buy your bracelet early and save!
Price: $17.00 when purchased by Wed., July 27, 5 p.m. $22.00 after the fair opens

Bracelets may be purchased at the Fair Office, Juanita's Market, Mid Valley Market, Jim's Market, Pine Grove Grocery, Juanita's The Dalles, McIssac's, Columbia State Bank, Hood River Supply (both locations).


SATURDAY NIGHT CONCERT – Tracy Lawrence

Tracy Lawrence is one of the most recognizable voices in Country music with songs such as "Paint Me a Birmingham," "Time Marches On," "Alibis" and "Find Out Who Your Friends Are." The entertainer has enjoyed twenty-two songs on the Billboard top ten charts with eighteen number one singles, selling over thirteen million albums.

The Multi-platinum CMA and ACM award winning recording artist has help shaped the sound of Country music for two decades, recently celebrating twenty years in music. His music has inspired a whole new generation of entertainers and fans. Jason Aldean and Luke Bryan frequently pay tribute to the singer live in concert by playing his double-platinum hits like "Time Marches On" and "Alibis." Songs that make Lawrence among one of the most played artists on radio. Visit his website


FAIR NOTES --------------------

Golf Cart Shuttle - Extra Service
There will be a golf cart shuttle provided by Griffith Motors and Les Schwab to take folks needing assistance around on the grounds.

It will be located near the office and take folks to the barns and then make regular trips to take folks back and forth every half hour according to where they want to go. Drivers are Hood River Fair Board Members


Premiums Pickup
Saturday, July 30, 2-8 PM
Sunday, July 31, 9 AM - NOON
Remainder at office during regular office hours.


Exhibits Pickup
9:00-10:00 pm Sat., July 30 or 9 am-Noon Sun., July 31

Anything left after noon Sunday will be held in the manager's office for one month and then disposed of.


Fair Parking
New for 2016! The main gate will remain open this year at all times, even if the main parking areas to the south of the midway are full. There will be signage and/or staff to inform you of the parking status in these lots. If full, you have the option to drive through the lot and search for spaces, or proceed to an alternate lot (soccer field lot, or the school lot). Please see the Parking page for more parking information.

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NO ALCOHOL
Family Friendly Fair
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NO PETS
allowed on grounds
(except service animals)
 
     

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