The 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 the carnival midway. The Skyride 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 a 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.