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Fair Recap 2010

  • Dates - September 10-19, 2010 
  • Theme - It's an AG-Venture 
  • Attendance - 195,255 (Down 14.01%)
  • Revenue (including ticket sales, booth rentals, food vendor and carnival commissions, livestock entries, sponsorships, etc.) - $2,109,532.91
  • Vendors - 220 (Commercial), 43 (Food)

Number of Exhibits

Department Open Youth
4H / FFA Demonstrations 0 72
Antique Machinery 121 0
Baking 393 476
Beef Cattle 324 102
Bees / Honey / Eggs 49 58
Cats / Dogs 0 0
Cereals / Forage Crops 40 26
Crafts / Hobbies 643 1,440
Creature Feature 15 74
Dairy Cattle 60 13
Fine Arts 209 513
Floral 480 157
Floral (Dahlias) 1,306 0
Food Preservation 320 107
Goats / Boer Goats 1,241 374
Grange / 4-H Educ. Booths 23 27
Horses / Longears 540 1,052
Horticulture 1,183 316
Llamas 309 32
Photography 636 633
Poultry / Pigeons 315 382
Rabbits 328 297
Sewing 1,142 279
Sheep 326 264
Swine 0 235
Wine / Beer 113 0
TOTAL EXHIBITS: 10,116 6,929
Compared to 2009 Up 1.07% Down 4.07%


Premium Point Values

  • Adult - 14 cents each
  • Youth - 14 cents each

New Food Items

Texas fries (Baja Grille), Fudge and more (Big Bear Chocolates), Chipstix (Creagle Concessions), Sandwiches (Doner Haus), Pulled pork sandwich, barbecue dinner (Salazar's Ecuadorian BBQ), Slavic rolls (Slavic Rolls).

New Commercial Vendors

A Laser Image (custom gifts), Advanced Window Fashions (window coverings), Alder Family Chiropractic, American Income (child ID kits), Another Flakley Peddler (Magic Snow, Survival Bottle, Webb Back Support), Bargain Hunt (kitchen cabinets), Boaz Backus (chainsaw carver), Bob's Custom Log Furniture, Carved Wood Signs, CDA Structures (garages, shops), Choice Marketing Group (Dish Network), Cleanse 4 Me (Isagenix products), Committee to Elect Timothy Note, Cook's Warehouse Inc. (kitchen items), Country Financial (insurance, financial products), Create Air (airbrushed clothing), Creator's Clay, Crosstitch (clothing), Crystal Springs (water service), Custom Concrete Curbs, Diamond Wireless (Verizon services), DirectBuy of Spokane, Discovery Toys, Fletcher Financial Group, Frameworks NW (frames), Gerry Lamarre Wildlife Photography, Got Mechanical Bull (climbing wall, crazy bike, paintball), Incaicos (imported clothing), J and P Enterprises (Mini Masseuse), Joe Rock (Eurobobbles), Karen's Collectors Cottage (books), Leafguard by Beldon Enterprises (rain gutter covers), Lighthouse Gifts (Pure Energy Bands), My Cute Pillow (pillow pets), Pacific Wireless (Direct TV), Papa Ray's Market Place (baking mixes), Paradise Art Letters (name scrolls), Reality Homes (on your own lot builder), Rebath (bathroom remodeling), Remax of Spokane (real estate), Spokane HCG (diet supplement), Tuff Shed (storage buildings), Uniquely U Images (photography), Washington State Patrol, Wind 2 Energy (wind turbines), Wonder Crystals (photo buttons, t-shirts), and Ziggy's (antique truck display).

Fair Ambassadors

The Interstate Fair selected four young adults to serve as the 2010 Fair Ambassadors. Selected were Bethany Bothwell (Timberlake High School), Jessica Levy (Mt. Spokane High School), Ashley Smith-Fenton (Medical Lake High School), and Sondra Willmann (Spokane Falls Community College). The Ambassador's Award, given to any one, any exhibit, or any booth was awarded to Georgia Oberg (Senior Day Activities Coordinator) in 2010.

Special Award Winners

Each year the Fair gives five outstanding achievement awards to exhibitors at the Spokane County Interstate Fair for their efforts. This year's Red, White and Blue Award winners were

  • Baja Grille (Best Food Booth)
  • Chase Honey Farm (Best Outdoor Commercial Booth)
  • Papa Ray's Market (Best Indoor Commercial Booth)

The Fair also gave a special award to the food or commercial booth that tied into this year's Fair Theme (It's an AG-Venture) most closely. This year's award was given to Creative Memories (Commercial). Congratulations.

Washington State Fair Commission Black & White Award

Each year the Fair is visited by a State Fair Commissioner who may select up to two outstanding exhibit(s) at the Fair. This year's winners were the Agriculture Building (Superintendent Bonnie Sewell) and the Goat Barn (Superintendent Barb Kunze).