ST. HELENS – The 2014 Columbia County Fair and Rodeo will be July 16-20 at the Columbia County Fairgrounds, 58892 Saulser Road.
• Wednesday will be Seniors/Veterans Day, and includes free admission to service veterans and those ages 60 and older until 3 p.m.
• Thursday will be Kids’ Day, and includes free admission to children through age 17 until 3 p.m.
• Sunday is Half-priced day.
Presale tickets are currently available in the fair office from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday. Advance day passes are free to ages 6 and younger, $4 to youth ages 7-17, $7 to adults ages 18-59, and $4 to senior citizens ages 60 and older.
Advance season passes (for all five days) are free to ages 6 and younger, $15 to youth ages 7-17, $30 to adults ages 18-59, and $15 to senior citizens ages 60 and older.
Carnival wristbands can be purchased in advance for $23. This covers one day of carnival rides only.
Parking will be $4 a car, per day, or $16 for the entire week.
The Northwest Professional Rodeo Association competition will be on Friday and Saturday. Admission to rodeo is included with the purchase of a day pass.
The open horse show will be on Sunday, July 13. The class schedule and an entry form can be download at http://bit.ly/1gBE5ej. If there are issues viewing the form, call show superintendent Chris Cooper at 503-397-3726, or e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hours of operation, entertainment schedules, and other fair information will be published when they are made available.