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March 27, 2018

Jim Baron, General Manager
Northwest Washington Fair

Northwest Washington Fair upgrades carnival by partnering with Funtastic Traveling Shows

The Northwest Washington Fair in Lynden will be working this year with the region’s largest provider of carnival rides and games, Funtastic Traveling Shows. More than 3 million people, including attendees of the Washington State Fair in Puyallup and the Oregon State Fair, visit Funtastic Traveling Shows each year. “Funtastic Traveling Shows is widely respected as one of the safest and cleanest carnivals in the West,” said Jim Baron, general manager of the Northwest Washington Fair. “They’ll bring new rides and games of every kind, providing excellent family entertainment.” Founded in 1971, Funtastic Traveling Shows is based in Portland, Ore. For more information, visit Also, the Northwest Washington Fair announced that the largest discounts of the year on admission tickets and carnival ride passes will be offered Thursday, May 17 during the annual Ticket Blitz at all Woods Coffee locations in Whatcom and Skagit counties. Special pricing will be offered during the Ticket Blitz from 7-11 a.m. May 17 inside all Woods Coffee locations in Whatcom and Skagit counties. Gate admission tickets for the Northwest Washington Fair, scheduled Aug. 13-18, will be sold for $11 for adults (save $2), $9 for seniors (ages 62 and older, save $2) and $7 for youths (ages 6-12, save $1). Also, all-day carnival ride passes will be available for $27 (save $11). The discounted tickets and carnival passes won’t be available at the fair office or Woods Coffee drive-through windows. For location addresses, visit “Our partnership with Woods Coffee makes it convenient for residents throughout Whatcom and Skagit counties to take advantage of these discounted prices,” Baron said. For more information about the Northwest Washington Fair, call (360) 354-4111 or visit

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