March 18, 2016
Contact: Hal Gausman, Manager,
Evergreen State Fair
'Celebrate Spring Weekend' offers weekend fun at the Evergreen State Fairgrounds April 22-24
Monroe, Snohomish County - Get out and enjoy spring in Snohomish County at the Celebrate Spring Weekend event at the Evergreen State Fairgrounds in Monroe!
Enjoy carnival rides and games, ride in the Evergreen Speedway’s race car simulator, watch youngsters catch a fish or visit the Farmer for a Day exhibit. Sip a refreshing root beer float from the root beer garden, while browsing vendor booths. View the beautiful quilt display at the Busy Bee Quilt Guild’s “Bee-utiful Quilts 2016” show, or watch the competition in the WSHJA Spring National Jumper horse show and the Evergreen Junior Dairy Show (Saturday only). Auto racing on the Evergreen Speedway, a swap meet and historic displays at the Heritage Museum round out the weekend’s festivities. There is no gate admission charge but the carnival charges for rides and games and the Speedway charges for admission. Parking is $5 per vehicle.
Butler Amusements will bring a great selection of carnival rides and games to the event, including the “dragon wagon” from Michael Jackson’s Neverland Ranch. The carnival will run Friday,April 22, 4 to 10 p.m.; Saturday, April 23, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.; and Sunday, April 24, 11 a.m. to closing. Discounted carnival ride wristbands are on sale now through April 21. For more information and discounted advance purchase “Pay-One-Price” ride bracelets, go to the Celebrate Spring Weekend page at www.EvergreenFair.org.
The Evergreen Fair Foundation's Homespun Spring Bazaar hours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday. Visitors can comfortably visit the indoor booths and displays in the climate-controlled 36,000-square-foot Gary D. Weikel Event Center. Evergreen Fair Foundation is a non-profit which was formed in 2008 as a resource to keep our Fairgrounds a valuable community asset, primarily focusedon youth and their activities connected with the Evergreen State Fair.
Aspiring anglers and first-time fishermen ages 12 and under can catch and release (or keep) a live trout at the Les Schwab Tire Centers’ popular youth trout fishing pond. The giant 37-inch deep, 20-by-8-foot pond will be stocked with nearly 1,000 trout and hosted by Everett Steelhead and Salmon Club. All gear is provided for this fun-for-the-family event.
Find more information about the Celebrate Spring Weekend event or other events at www.EvergreenFair.org
or call (360) 805-6700.