Clackamas County Fair & Rodeo runs Aug. 16-21

From: Tracy Moreland, Clackamas County Public and Government Affairs, 503-655-8520

Media and Interested Parties

The annual Clackamas County Fair & Rodeo runs from Tuesday, Aug. 16 to Sunday, Aug. 21. The event takes place at the Clackamas County Event Center at 694 NE 4th Ave. in Canby.

The six-day event features fun activities for all ages, including:

  • Rodeo events (bareback riding, barrel racing, bull riding, saddle bronc, steer wrestling, team roping, and tie-down roping)
  • Carnival rides
  • Festive food choices
  • Exhibitions

Daily general admission is $9 for adults age 13 and over, with lower costs for senior citizens and youth. Children who are 6 years old or younger are free, as are visitors who are 75 or older. Certain events come with additional admission costs.

Additional discounts are available on certain days for specific groups like children, seniors, veterans, armed service members, police and fire personnel, and more.

On Thursday, Aug. 18 at 10 a.m., Clackamas County Commissioners will hold their weekly business meeting on the Main Lawn Stage at the Fair. This provides an opportunity for all residents and stakeholders of the county to address their commissioners directly and see their representatives in action. People who come to see the business meeting when the Fair opens at 10 a.m. that day will be admitted for free.

Parking at the fairgrounds is $10. For a list of events, admission costs and all other information, visit the Fair webpage.

For more information, members of the media and public may contact the Clackamas County Event Center at 503-266-1136.

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