2016 Fair Update

Posted July 8, 2016 at 5:57 am by

2016 San Juan County Fair Poster art by Jill Bliss

2016 San Juan Coun­ty Fair Poster art by Jill Bliss

The Fair is get­ting near, about 40 days away! Plan­ning is well under­way with ven­dors, enter­tain­ers, and exhibitors all excit­ed to show­case at the Fair­grounds from August 17th through the 20th (Wednes­day-Sat­ur­day).

This year’s Fair theme is “Barn and Raised in the Islands” with beau­ti­ful poster art by the tal­ent­ed Jill Bliss of San Juan Island.

Hey kids (and par­ents!) Thanks again to a very gen­er­ous anony­mous donor, all youth exhibitors, age 5 through 16, will get a FREE sea­son pass just for enter­ing some­thing! You’ve got plen­ty of time to fine-tune your cre­ative project before entry day August 16th. Check out the online pre­mi­um book on the Fair web­site OR vis­it your local library start­ing next week for tags, entry forms, and peruse the ref­er­ence copy on hand for entry guidelines.

Get Involved! If you’re think­ing about get­ting a Ven­dor Booth space for your busi­ness, your hand­made crafts, or your orga­ni­za­tion, please sign up by vis­it­ing our web­site—Now’s the time! The Main Build­ing has sold out, but there are out­door spaces, and a cou­ple one-day booth spaces left in the Main Building.

Per­form­ers! Many local and Pacif­ic North­west enter­tain­ers are show­cas­ing this year, will you? More infor­ma­tion on the Fair web­site.

Be sure to Like Us on Face­book and check our web­site to be up to date on what’s excit­ing and new this year at the Fair—for starters, a sword swal­low­er and a Silent Dis­co… but we can’t tell you all of it, you’ll just have to come see for your­self in August!

The San Juan Coun­ty Fair Staff and Vol­un­teers look for­ward to see­ing each and every one of you at the Fair!

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