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Would you recommend wearing comfortable shoes to this place or activity? Right now, Kennedy rents studio space and has about 25 participants through her online Facebook page. In , the community had no idea the tradition which had begun, nor could they have imagined the treasured memories each decade would bring Reviewed 3 days ago. Good Friday - Band Showplace Stage. Previous Next 1 2 3 4 5 6 … Paving the Fair, and filling the roads with gravel was a big project.
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In , a foot fountain was the added attraction in the Sports and Wildlife Building. It was found to not be in keeping with the Puyallup Fair's purpose. Carnival gambling games were illegal. Some popular attractions at the Fair in the '60s were: Many restaurants, the grandstand, part of the roller coaster, the Art and Floral Buildings, and some concessions were destroyed or damaged. The Fair opened on schedule. Many concessions were placed in tents and the fire took its toll on the rides. Paving the Fair, and filling the roads with gravel was a big project.
Horse racing at the Fair ended with the Fair.
It was a popular event for a quarter of a century, yet there were problems with the track being too muddy. In , the Fair was expanded from a day fair to a day fair. At this time, the Fair was occupying 46 acres. The skyride was purchased from the Seattle Center in installed The Howdy Tour was also initiated in the early '80s. This features specialized classroom tours focusing on animals and agriculture. Fair rides became more extensive.
In , the new two-story administration building was built to replace the old one built in Many big name entertainers performed at the Fair in the '80s, which attracted even more people. Many of the performers returned year after year to entertain Fairgoers of all ages. The Fair grew into acres.
For a few years it was a four-day event, then went back to three days. In , the Puyallup Fair was the first major fair in the United States to feature bungee jumping. Music great, Frank Sinatra was the opening day headliner on the grandstand stage. He sang to a sold-out crowd. In three children became infected with the E. The Center for Disease Control, Atlanta, could never determine the source of the bacteria.
This brought headline news to the Fair in its last week, creating the need for crisis management and a food safety recovery plan.
The Fair has become a strong health safety education advocate. The rides have become even more sophisticated. In the Extreme Scream thrill ride, a story attraction was added.
There are approximately 70 rides and one-third of them are directed to attract the Fair's youngest crowd. The decade finished with an attendance of 1,,, making it the fifth highest attended fair in the country.