Fascinating Fair Facts from 2011 and the 2012 Concert Series

Fascinating Fair Facts from 2011


71,581 – Slide lovers rode the Giant Slide

62,702 – Kids of all ages loved the roller coaster

25,350 – People got a thrill out of the Extreme Scream

15,000 – Children had their faces airbrushed in Mazatlan’s face painting station

378 – People were lost (and found) at the Lost Persons station

6,876,000 – Feet of toilet paper were flushed away

127,513 – Darigold chocolate milk samples were tasted

69,875 – Aluminum cans made it to recycling bins

15,531 – Military troops and their dependents enjoyed free gate admission during Military Appreciation Days

1,159,527 – Warm fair scones were enjoyed

90,000 – Pounds of nonperishable food donated on opening day

24 – Countries were represented with entries in the International Photo Salon Exhibition

2012 Concert Series


Willie Nelson – Sept. 7, 8:30 p.m.

Craig Morgan – Sept. 8, 9 p.m.

Heart – Sept. 10, 7:30 p.m.

Martina McBride featuring Aaron Watson – Sept. 12, 7:30 p.m.

Toby Mac featuring Jamie Grace – Sept. 13, 7:30 p.m. Jeff Foxworthy – Sept. 14, 7:30 p.m.

Jackie Evancho feat. The Tacoma Symphony – Sept. 15, 7:30 p.m.

Enrique Iglesias – Sept. 16, 7:30 p.m.

Big Time Rush feat. Cody Simpson – Sept. 17, 7:30 p.m.

Doobie Brothers feat. Don Felder – Sept. 19, 7:30 p.m.

Jeff Dunham – Sept. 20, 7:30 p.m. Pitbull – Sept. 21, 7:30 p.m.

Tim McGraw – Sept. 22, 7:30 p.m.

Train featuring Mat Kearney and Andy Grammer – Sept. 23, 7 p.m.

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