Highlights of Jefferson County Fair

PORT TOWNSEND — The three-day Jefferson County Fair will begin Friday.

Gates will open at 8 a.m. for ticket sales all three days. The fair will close at 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday and at 6 p.m. Sunday.

Animal shows and other 4-H events are scheduled every day.

Here are some other highlights of the fair.


• 6:30 p.m. — Ranger and the “Re-Arrangers” (small stage)

• 7 p.m. — Cat Knowledge Bowl (cat building)


• 11 a.m. — The Unexpected Brass Band begins an Everybody’s Welcome Parade through the fairgrounds from the small stage.

• 11:30 a.m. — Lawnmower Football (main stage)

• Noon to 3 p.m. — Salmon barbecue in picnic area; fee charged.

• 12:30 p.m. — 4-H Leader of the Year (4-H building)

• 1 p.m. — Kellee Bradley (small stage)

• 3 p.m. — Dukes of Dabob (small stage)

• 3:30 p.m. — Draft Horse Pulls (main stage)

• 6 p.m. — Brian “Buck” Ellard (small stage)

• 7 p.m. — Lawnmower Demolition Derby (main stage)


• 10 a.m. — Barrel Racing (horse arena)

• 11 a.m. — Mud Drags (main stage); Nate Botsford (small stage)

• 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. — Beef barbecue in picnic area, fee charged.

• 1 p.m. — Breakaway roping (horse arena)

• 1:30 p.m. — Bobbie Socks and the Jukebox (small stage)

• 2:30 p.m. — Team roping (horse arena)

• 3:30 p.m. Funaddicts (Small Stage)

Greatest Kids Show on Dirt

• Friday: 10:30 a.m., 1 p.m., 3:30 p.m., 5:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m.

Saturday: 10:30 a.m., 1 p.m., 3:30 p.m., 5:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m.

• Sunday: 10:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m.

For a complete schedule, go to tinyurl.com/JeffCo FairSchedule.

More in News

Sylvia Snell of Bremerton, No. 204, leads a pack of 5K and 10K runners in the rain to the finish line in Blyn at the Jamestown S’Klallam Glow run Saturday night. Snell ran in the 5K, along with Julie Dunlap, No. 201, at left. Kimberly DaArton, No. 500, ran in the 10K. (Run the Peninsula)
Head lamps light up path for Jamestown S’Klallam run

Women’s 10K race highlights last event in marathon series

Kenzie Bechtold and Emery Fletcher ride in a gingerbread float created by Melissa Hitzfeld, Sarah Fletcher and Erica Bechtold during the Forks Twinkle Lights Parade on Saturday on Forks Avenue. (Lonnie Archibald/for Peninsula Daily News)
Twinkle lights parade

By Lonnie Archibald For Peninsula Daily News Kenzie Bechtold and Emery Fletcher… Continue reading

The Kiwanis Choo Choo pulled onto Taylor Street in downtown Port Townsend for the community Christmas tree lighting Saturday evening. The lighted, horn-sounding train will make another appearance in Uptown and downtown Port Townsend this coming Saturday. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/Peninsula Daily News)
Choo Choo arrives

The Kiwanis Choo Choo pulled onto Taylor Street in downtown Port Townsend… Continue reading

Volunteer Kirsti Turella helps Desirae Cortez look for just the right toy for her children in 2020 at Toys for Sequim Kids. The Sequim Community Aid sponsored event takes place Dec. 15 at Sequim Prairie Grange. (Matthew Nash/Olympic Peninsula News Group)
Toys for Sequim Kids drive seeks donations

Event on Dec. 15 at Sequim Grange

Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News
Pro-choice supporter Brian Hogan of Port Angeles, left, stands near pro-life supporter Jim Hanley oif 'Sequim across from Planned Parenthood in Port Angeles last week.
Signs outside Planned Parenthood display convictions

Protesters gather in Port Angeles as U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments on Mississippi abortion law

Cherish Cronmiller
Contributions aid change in the way things are

By Cherish Cronmiller OlyCAP executive director “The Way It Is” is a… Continue reading

More time given for vaccine mandate challenge

Injunction hearing now Dec. 13

Bentrinck range operations scheduled

The Royal Canadian Navy has announced that the land-based… Continue reading

Most Read