Fairgoers will experience “Country Nights and Carnival Lights,” at this year’s Tillamook County Fair. Vendors and booths began setting up for the Tillamook County Fair, the morning of Monday, August 5 in preparation of the big opening day. The fair will be from Wednesday, August 7 to Saturday, August 10 and open from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. all days.
Each day of the fair has its own theme. Wednesday is Opening Day and will include a Canned Food Drive. Kids 15 years old and under get into the fair for free if they bring two cans of food. Thursday is Pioneer Day, which will include a Tillamook’s Got Talent Contest at the Courtyard Stage from 11:30-12 p.m. Friday is Tillamook County Merchant’s Day. The horse-racing will begin at 12;30 p.m. each day. Saturday is Recognition Day, which will include the Pig-N-Ford Championships at 5:30 p.m (Pig-N-Ford races begin each day at 5:30 sharp).
Main stage entertainment will start on Wednesday and will include Tracy Byrd on the TLC A Division of Fibre Federal Credit Union Stadium at 8 p.m. Thursday’s entertainment will be from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and will include Drake White & The Big Fire on the TLC stage at 8 p.m. Sugar Ray will perform on the TLC stage on Friday at 8 p.m.