The 91st Annual Yakima Valley Fair and Rodeo will be held on August 10-11, 2018, Friday through Saturday, in Grandview, at the Country Park Fairgrounds, 812 Wallace Way. Organizers are planning for 1000+ attendance each day. The Pro-West Rodeo will take place on Friday and Saturday, the 10th and 11th, beginning at 7:30 p.m. The number of competitors has varied from 100-250 over the years. There will be prize money at stake. A Washington Draft Horse Pullers Association Team Pull event will take place again this year on Thursday, the 9th, at 7:00 p.m. In addition, the Fair features the 13th Annual Car Show on Saturday, the 11th, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Organizers expect to have about 100+ vehicles entered this year. Everything from rods to farm trucks and equipment is eligible for the grand prize. Downtown, there is also a community parade on Thursday, August 9th, at 6:30 p.m. 2018 Fair hours are 8 a.m.-11 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, and 9 a.m.-12 a.m. Friday and Saturday.
For more information, go to: www.yvfair-rodeo.org.