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OKANOGAN – Although the Okanogan County Fair is more than five months away, fair advisory committee members met Thursday, April 6, to lay out the groundwork for the 70th annual celebration Sept. 7-10....

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LavaMonster 1 year, 9 months ago

Some suggestions:

If our fair is going to ever be worth the price of admission again it needs some modernizing.


Talk to the I-502 growers around the county and the casino. Get donations then hire a Professional music group to play. You could even sell tickets for the stands to help cover the cost. This huge industry would be happy to contribute.


Offer discounted or free vendor spaces and some sort of perk for out of town food trucks to come here and set up for the weekend. We could have a consumer choice contest and offer a whole pork as the prize for the food truck that wins.


Either force the carnival you hire to actually provide a large entertainment selection or get a new one.

Also, it is 2017, is L-bow the clown really a good investment?

You need to bring in some sort of actual outside display. Years ago you The Reptile man filled a barn with animals we don’t literally see every single day. There are all kinds of traveling shows just for fairs. Do some research. Find one. Hire them.


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