This just in from the Umatilla County Fair: Children 10 and under will be admitted into the fair for free this year.
Fair officials announced today that sponsors have stepped up to cover the costs of the children’s admission to make it easier for families to attend and experience the fair together.
The following gate sponsors are covering the admission during fair week, Aug. 6-10:
- Tuesday, Aug. 6 – BBSI
- Wednesday, Aug. 7 – LinkOne Potato Solutions
- Thursday, Aug. 8 – Threemile Canyon Farms
- FRYday, Aug. 9 – Lamb Weston
- Saturday, Aug. 10 – Wyatt Enterprises, LLC
Pre-sale carnival wristbands are on sale for $25 – a $7 savings – at the following locations through Aug. 5:
- Velasco’s Used Car Sales – Hermiston
- Banner Bank – Hermiston
- Columbia Bank – Hermiston
- Columbia Harvest Foods – Umatilla
- Hermiston Chamber of Commerce
- Pendleton Chamber of Commerce
- Ranch & Home – Hermiston
- Umpqua Bank – Hermiston
- Umatilla County Fair Office – Hermiston
For more information, call the fair office at 541-567-6121.