• Marion County Fair

    • Fair/Festival/Event
    Denise Clark
    2330 NE 17th
    Salem, OR 97305
    (503) 585-9998
    Hours:
    Thursday 10 am to 10 pm
    Friday 10 am to 11 pm
    Saturday 10 am to 11 pm
    Sunday 10 am to 9 pm
    • About

      No matter what your interest area, you'll find it at the Marion County fair.

      Come and see the 4H/FFA animal/project exhibits.
      Enter your favorite preserves, afghan, or prize photo in the Open Classes.
      Bring the kids for a day of crafts, carnival rides, and a visit to the petting zoo.
      You can pick up that hard to find widget, baseball cap, or t-shirt in the commercial vendor exhibits.
      Perhaps you need some home repair tips or resources.
      Like American Idol? Well, the MCF Talent Show will keep you entertained.
      Deep fried Twinkies, monster burgers, elephant ears calling you? It may be time to get your fair food fix!

      Come to the Marion County Fair and receive that special experience you can't get anywhere else!



      In July, the fair is held at the Oregon State Fairgrounds,
      located at 2330 17th St NE in Salem, Oregon.

      Our mailing address is
      PO Box 14500 Salem, OR 97309

      Outside of fair time, the fair office is located in Courthouse Square, downtown Salem at 555 Court St NE,
      5th floor in the Community Services Department.

    • Directions

      From I-5 take Exit 256 (Market St). Turn (west) at the light onto Market Street and follow to 17th Street NE. Turn right at the light onto 17th Street NE, and follow to the Oregon State Fairgrounds