Event date: 2022-08-27

The largest county fair in Arkansas returns to Fayetteville Tuesday, August 23 through Saturday, August 27! The 2022 Washington County Fair is back for another year of one of the most celebrated and established traditions in Northwest Arkansas.

Originally founded in 1857, this family-friendly event has a little something for everyone, from bull riding to the Miss Washington County Fair pageant! Thrill seekers will have their pick of the largest selection of action-packed rides around, and those that sit out can enjoy the livestock competitions, art displays, and photo cutout boards. All ages will enjoy walking the fairgrounds, people-watching, riding the rides, and celebrating the end of summer with all the classic fair food!

Admission is $5.00 cash/$7.50 card per person (ages 6+), and children 5 and under are admitted for free. Alternatively, armbands with unlimited ride access can be purchased for $30 per person. The gates at the Washington County Fair are open from 10am to 10pm daily, with extended hours until 2am for Midnight Madness on Friday, August 26. Parking at the fairgrounds is free for attendees.

The Washington County Fairgrounds are located at 2537 N. McConnell Avenue, Fayetteville, AR 72704. For more information about the fair or to see a schedule of events, visit www.mywashcofair.com.

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