2017 Tillamook County Fair Premium Book
Includes Fair Schedule, Entertainment Guide, Fairgrounds Map, Parking information & more!
Premium Book Pages 1-20
Premium Book Pages 21-44
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- No Dogs Allowed, except service dogs with the official paperwork.
- NO SMOKING! The Tillamook County Fairgrounds is Tobacco Free.
- Wheelchairs can be rented from the Information Booth at the fair on a first come-first serve basis only.
- ATM available once inside the Fairgrounds.
2017 Tillamook County Fair Events
The Tillamook County Fair rightly received their recognition as one of the
top ten Blue Ribbon fairs in the nation because it is so unique and offers so much for fairgoers to enjoy for free once they have paid their admission to enter the fair.
Fairgoers this year will be able to see all of the Open Class and
4-H/FFA exhibits that Tillamook County residents have prepared for the fair. They will see more dairy animals on display than any other County Fair in the
TICKETS GO ON SALE JULY 1ST!
Get a head start and check out the Music Line-up
for the 2017 Tillamook County Fair!
*Your Tillamook County Fair admission ticket provides
free grandstand entertainment every night of the fair. The concerts are free with paid admission to the fair. There
is no reserved seating for the concert, but you can save seats in the grandstand as long as someone from your party is always sitting there. We will open up the track in
front of the stage at around 6 pm for standing room only for the concerts.
The PIG-N-FORD RACES are world famous and have been part of the Tillamook County Fair for the past ninety years. This event always fills the Averill Arena to capacity. There will be two races Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, starting at 5:30 p.m. Winners of these races will compete in the World Championship Finals on Saturday immediately following the two qualifying races.
Be sure to get your seat in the grandstands early to enjoy these crowd-pleasing and exciting races. Tillamook's own PIG-N-FORD RACES have been featured on Good Morning America, KATU's "Spirit of the Northwest", National Geographic, the Internet, Comedy Central and the Travel Channel’s “Edge of America”. They are an integral part of the Tillamook County Fair.
||2017 Live Pari-Mutuel Horse Racing
Pari-Mutuel Horse Racing will be again providing fun, excitement and a chance to wager during the Tillamook County Fair. There will be four days of Horse Racing again with eight races on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday and nine races on Saturday. Post time will be 1:00 p.m. each day. Horsemen will be vying over $77,000 in purse money thanks to the support from the Oregon Racing Commission, H.B.P.A., O.T.O.B.A. and twelve businesses and families sponsoring feature races.
Twenty-one races will have $2,100 purses, six will have $2,600 purses, four will have $3,100 purses, one will have a $3,400 purse and one will have a $4,000 purse. An excellent field of horses to wager on for this year’s Race Meet is expected and Jockey’s will again be competing for bonus money from the Oregon Racing Commission for participating in the Race Meet. A special thank you to Chinook Winds Casino and Resort for sponsoring the halter and lead ropes for this year’s Race Meet. We will have Jon Roberts back by popular demand this year to play the “first call” before each horse race.
- Wednesday, August 9,
Reviver Records hot country duo LOCASH includes Baltimore, Maryland native Chris Lucas and Indianapolis, Indiana’s Preston
Their smash No. 1 hit “I Know Somebody” topped Billboard Country Airplay and Country Aircheck after their RIAA Gold-Certified “I Love This Life” single ascended to the top of the charts.
Both hits are included on their new album THE FIGHTERS, their first full-length project with Reviver Records.
||Grand Funk Railroad
- Thursday, August
This top selling American rock group of the ‘70s is “COMIN’ TO YOUR TOWN TO HELP YOU PARTY IT DOWN.” Grand Funk Railroad includes founding members Don Brewer (vocals and drums, writer and singer of the multi-million selling hit, We’re An American Band) and bassist Mel Schacher, “The God Of Thunder.” Singer Max Carl is a rock veteran from 38 Special.
Lead guitarist Bruce Kulick is best known for his 12 years with KISS and also has credits with Michael Bolton, Meatloaf and Billy
Squier. Keyboardist Tim Cashion, affectionately called “Dr. Tim,” holds credits that include stints with Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band and English soul man Robert Palmer.
- Friday, August 11, 2017*
Tracy Lawrence is one of the most recognizable voices in Country music with songs such as “Paint Me A Birmingham,” “Time Marches On,” “Alibis,” and “Find Out Who Your Friends Are.”
The Multi-platinum CMA and ACM award winning recording artist has helped shape the sound of Country music for two decades, recently celebrating twenty-years in music.
His music has inspired a whole new generation of entertainers and fans.
Jason Aldean and Luke Bryan frequently pay tribute to the singer live in concert by playing his double-platinum hits like “Time Marches On” and “Alibis.” Songs that help make Lawrence among one of the most played artists on radio.
||Demolition Derby - Saturday, August
Capping-off another great Fair this year will be the Demolition Derby hosted by Havoc Productions. This year marks the 17th time Havoc has put on this event and it continues to draw a very large crowd on Saturday night. Come smell the exhaust and hear the engines rumble in this fun for the whole family event! Don’t forget earplugs for the little kiddies!
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Tillamook School of Dance
The Courtyard Stage is the “Hub” of the fairgrounds. Not only is it the meeting place for friends and family, but fairgoers can also watch a wide variety of entertainment acts during the fair. The Courtyard Stage is busy daily from 10:00 am to 7:30 pm.
This year the Fair Board has scheduled a full line-up of entertainment including Tillamook School of Dance, Oregon Coast Dance Center, Dance Zone, TCF Talent Show, The Ice Cream Tasting Contest, The Birdsong Family, Alex
Zerbe, The Maniac, Jeff Martin, The Blonde Curly Haired Magician, Tammy Barton, the Hypnotist and Brad’s WORLD REPTILES Demonstrations.
Sponsored by TLC, a Division of Fibre Federal Credit Union