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Musical acts, rides, livestock competitions and more on tap for July 29-Aug. 1 event

The Yamhill County Fair and Rodeo, which is celebrating being the longest-running event of its kind in the state, will be unveiled this year from July 29 through Aug. 1 with theme of "City Lights, Country Nights."SUBMITTED PHOTO - 1980s rock legends Quiet Riot will perform on Aug. 1 at the Yamhill County Fair and Rodeo.

Organizers said the event will include three days of country music, the rodeo, a demolition derby race and rock music, as well as a free park-and-ride project that was initiated three years ago.

Seventy-percent of proceeds from the fair and rodeo go toward programs for county 4-H and FFA groups, which often participate in livestock competitions at the event.

The format for the fair will be as it was in 2019, with free admission for kids until 3 p.m. each day and $6 for oldsters on Senior's Day on Thursday.

Otherwise, admission for adults is $10 and $5 for kids age 5 to 12. Season tickets are $20 for adults and $7.50 for kids.

Admission includes access to all the entertainment on tap, which includes:

July 29 – Walker County at 7:30 p.m. and Nitty Gritty Dirt Band at 9 p.m., both on the Les Schwab state.

July 30 – Pro-West Rodeo in the Cascade Steel arena at 6:15 p.m., the 99W Band at 7:30 p.m. on the Les Schwab stage and Sawyer Brown at 9 p.m.

July 31 – Pro-West Rodeo in the Cascade Steel arena at 6:15 p.m., 99W band at 7:30 p.m. and Josh Turner at 9 p.m. on the Les Schwab stage.

Aug. 1 – Demolition derby at 6 p.m. in the Cascade Steel arena, with 80s rock legends Quiet Riot performing at 9 p.m. on the Les Schwab stage.

For more information, call 503-434-7524, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or visit www.co.yamhill.or.us/fair.


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