Main “features” of this year’s fair include science and dog shows
There is just about something for everyone at a fair as large as the Clark County Fair.
Still, some exhibits are considered main features.
Some are traditional, things that fairgoers expect to see every year.
Then there are new features, too.
This year, the Clark County Fair, which opens Friday, Aug. 4, welcomes Wizard’s Challenge.
“Experience an enchanted fantasy world of wizards and dragons as you explore the magic and wonder of science in a medieval-themed display,” according to a press release from the fair.
It is an interactive and crowd-daring attraction that makes science and learning fun for family and friends. The “Magic of Science” stage features potion mixing, word searches, and puzzles.
Plus, visit the Fun Zone next door to the Wizard’s Challenge, where bounce houses will be available.
We’ve seen dogs jumping long distances into a pool of water for years at the Clark County Fair, but this year, a new event showcasing dogs will be entertaining guests. It’s DogTown, featuring XTreme AirDogs.
DogTown is making its first appearance at the fair. Be prepared for lots of action, jumping contests, teaching, training, and wellness seminars.
The Pirate’s Parrot Show returns to the fair. It is an educationally-based, pirate-themed show, presented by Chris Biro, who has trained more than 100 parrots in his decades working with the beautiful birds. Several shows a day. Oh, and across from the Pirate Parrot Show, visit Butterfly Adventures, another returning exhibit to the fair.
There is stage entertainment galore, including the Washington State Fiddler Championships on Aug. 5 and 6. There is a community stage with entertainment just about every hour of the day, every day at the fair. Go to https://www.clarkcofair.com/ for a full schedule.
The Main Hall Marketplace is an air-conditioned hall filled with exhibits and vendors. Plenty of shopping opportunities. Plus there are arts, photography displays, Lego building, and more, with many award-winning pieces.
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