Benton County Fair & Rodeo
August 1 - 4, 2018
Make a Splash!
Pioneer Telephone Main Stage Performers!
Wednesday, August 1 (sponsored by Linn Benton Tractor )
7:00 pm      Briana Renea
8:30 pm      Love And Theft

Thursday, August 2
7:00 pm      Dreams: The Ultimate Fleetwood Mac Tribute
8:30 pm      Rob Garrett: King of Diamonds (Neil Diamond Tribute)

Friday, August 3
7:00 pm       Fate 55
8:30 pm        Micky Dolenz (voice of the Monkees)

Saturday, August 4 (sponsored by Coastal )
7:00 pm       Trevor Tagle
8:30 pm       Uncle Kracker

All Main Stage performances are included with your fair admission ticket.
Ride 'em Cowboy!
Join our Rodeo Queen Breeana Denue for three nights of exciting rodeo!

Wednesday, August 1
The Larry Bell Memorial All Girls Rodeo will provide a great night of barrel racing, goat tying, and fun for everyone. 

Thursday & Friday, August 2 & 3
NPRA sanctioned rodeo. Contestants will test their skills in bareback & saddle bronc riding, calf roping, steer wrestling, team roping, breakaway, and barrel racing.

All rodeos start at 7:00 pm and are included with your fair admission.
LIVE STINGRAY ENCOUNTER
In celebration of our "Make a Splash" theme, the fair will be hosting a Live Stingray Encounter. Yes, you can touch them! Educators will be on hand to teach visitors about these fascinating animals.
11:00 am - 7:00 pm daily
WILDLIFE WENDY & HER TROPICAL BIRDS
Wildlife Wendy will be performing three times per day, providing an up-close and personal experience with trick-performing macaws and parrots.
Shows Daily at 12:00, 3:00 & 6:00 pm
Oak Grove Stage
Our Oak Grove Stage will be jumping with a full schedule of events and performers, including:
* Karen Quest Cowgirl Tricks
* Twisty & Friends Magician
* Greg Frisbee Comedy Juggler
* Jerry Harris Master Hypnotist

Our stage will also be the location for the Willamette Valley Fiddle Contest, State Talent Competition, Karaoke Competition, and more! 

Click here to view the daily fair schedules 

Oak Grove Stage Sponsored by Alyrica
And There's More!
If that weren't enough we will have Miss Annie's All the World's a Stage , offering a bi-lingual interactive children's area with face painting, puppet shows, and more!

It's Corvalllis so of course we have beer! The Benton Oaks Tap House will be the hottest place to cool off while visiting the fair. The Tap House will offer 18 taps of local craft brews and ciders.

In the commercial building we have a full house of interesting vendors, Farmer for a Day, a fun photo op area, First Force Robotics , and you can test your mental skills at the OMSI Science Festival . There will also be a Retro Gaming Room with Xbox, Wii and foosball. Keep an eye out for our strolling performers - Radiance Works, Over the Top Stilt Walkers, Twisty & Friends Balloon Artist, and Whistling Mitch. 

Don't forget to check out the 4-H livestock ! There's a full schedule of 4-H activities during the four days of fair.

And of course there's fair food and carnival rides!  Davis Amusement Cascadia will have a selection of rides for all ages and adventure levels. You can pre-purchase your all-day carnival wristbands for $25 and save! ($30 at the fair).
Participate in the Fair!
There are plenty of opportunities to participate in the fair! You can submit items for the exhibits , enter an animal in open class , or sign up for one of our fair contests. We will have a  Fair Food Eating Contest on Wednesday, Frozen T-Shirt Contest on Friday , State Fair Talent Search and Baby Contest  on Saturday.  Karaoke contests will be running throughout the four days of fair and the Willamette Valley Fiddle Contest will be held on Friday. 

Click here to view the exhibitor book