The Washington State Fair in 2018 is the largest single attraction held annually in the state of Washington. The Fair continually ranks as one of the largest fairs in the world.
Situated south of Seattle and east of Tacoma in the shadow of majestic Mount Rainier, the Washington State Fair Events Center comprises 169+ acres, with buildings and land valued at more than $54 million. The facilities are available for rent during the year, making the grounds a valuable community resource. A staff of 55 works year-round. Over 1,900+ employees are hired each September during the Fair.