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.
Is the Western Idaho Fair canceled for 2020?
Yes, it has been canceled. The new dates are August 20–29, 2021.