Best time to go to Idaho

Western Idaho Fair 2020

Rock'n'roll all night and party all day long

Western Idaho Fair in Idaho 2020 - Best Time
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Western Idaho Fair takes place every August at Expo Idaho in Boise, Idaho. The ten-day fair is packed with entertainment and activities. There are also agricultural and manufacturing displays. The fair draws about 250,000 people every year. Admission ticket is $9 for adults, $6 for children.

One of the biggest attractions of the fair is carnival midway. Skyride that gives visitors a view of the fair from above is the most popular ride that is chosen by 15,000 people every season. The ride takes 8-10 minutes and resembles a ski lift. Other attractions include The Himalaya up-down-around toboggan ride and the Wacky Worm Coaster. There are also camel rides, exhibits of bugs, a watermelon eating contest, a corn-on-the-cob eating competition, a cherry pie eating contest, a hot dog eating contest, and mint lemonade chugging contest.

The fair also has a live entertainment stage with grandstand. All concerts start at 7:30 p.m. Entrance is free with fair admission. The fair usually features four concerts every season with lineups focused on country music, rock and rock'n'roll.