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The Oregon State Fair is committed to providing excellent customer service!  Below is a list of services available to assist you while enjoying the Oregon State Fair:

  • ADA Accommodations
  • ATM’s
  • Auto Service
  • First Aid
  • Information Booth
  • Lost & Found
  • Lost Parents
  • Maps & Directions
  • Message Center
  • Public Safety
  • Wheelchairs, Scooters & Baby Stroller Rentals

Visit us again in 2014 for more information!

Parking & Pets

Parking is FREE at the Oregon State Fair!

We want your time here to be enjoyable from the moment you enter our parking lots! That's why our friendly staff in the orange vests are here to direct you when you arrive.
 
Our ADA parking areas have changed this year. ADA Parking will be in the Pavilion Lot, off of Sunnyview Road. Other lots have limited ADA spaces. Please show the parking attendants your disabled parking pass so we know your needs.
 
A fair shuttle offers free rides for fair patrons between the Pavilion and South lots from 9 am until half an hour after the last concert of the day.

 

PETS: 

Oregon State Fair staff will ensure that only service animals will be admitted, according to the criteria specified by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).  Please CLICK HERE to review the information from ADA to make sure your dog meets the requirements for a service animal under ADA.

 
 
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ADA Accommodations

ADA accessible restrooms are noted by a wheelchair symbol on the Fairgrounds map. Please refer to the map here for exact locations.  The Fair is happy to provide other accommodations, such as signing for the hearing impaired, but requires 72 hours advance notice.  Please call the Fair office at 503-947-3247 or 1-800-833-0011.

The Oregon State Fair will adhere to the following admission policy regarding Patrons with disabilities for the 2014 Fair:

Fair patrons needing an attendant or assistant in order to navigate and enjoy the Fairgrounds:  The patron will pay the regular admission price and the attendant will be admitted at no charge.

 

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ADA Accommodations (Concerts LB Day)

The LB Day Comcast Amphitheatre is accessible by wheelchair.  Wheelchair seating is in front of the RED seating, Sections 1 and 4, and in front of the YELLOW Seating, Sections C and E.

When purchasing concert tickets, please be sure to indicate handicapped seating is needed.  There is limited ADA capacity and not all on-site relocation requests can be accommodated.  Only one ADA individual and one companion are allowed in these areas.

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Auto Service - presented by BC Towing

Keys locked in your car?  Dead battery?  No problem.  BC Towing will provide free lock outs and jumpstarts to Fairgoers.  Notify any Oregon State Fair parking attendant for assistance.  Note:  This service is available in Fair-owned parking lots only.

 

 

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Dogs

For safety reasons, only service animals are allowed on the Fairgrounds during the Fair, unless otherwise noted for competition purposes. Vehicles will be towed if animals are left in them; this is for their safety due to the August heat.  Any animal permitted on Fairgrounds shall be on a leash not more than six feet long and kept under physical control at all times; the owner is responsible for the animal's behavior and its waste while on the Fairgrounds.  If a pet is found running loose on the Fairgrounds, the animal may be taken to a local animal shelter.

 

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Information Booths

Ask questions, obtain information and get updates on any changes in the Fair program schedule at the Information Booth staffed by our friendly Fair Guides.  The Information Station is located on the west side of the Natural Resources Center.  Click on the Map for location.

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Lost and Found

 

Carnival Area: Items found in the Carnival area will be turned into the Midway Customer Service booth, near the Orange Gate in the Carnival. Unclaimed items will be turned over to the Security Office after 24 hours.

Fairgrounds: items found in areas other than the Carnival can be turned into the Information Station, located on the Main Concourse across from the Natural Resources Center, or the Security Office, located on the outside west wall of the LB Day Comcast Theater.

When the Fair is over, items are turned over to the Oregon State Fair & Exposition Center's Main Office:

2330 17th Street NE

Salem, Oregon 97301

Phone:  503-947-3247

 

NOTE:  Unclaimed items are disposed of 30 days after the close of the Fair.

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Lost Parents Booth

Parents and guardians should immediately contact a State Police Officer located on grounds, Fair Security or Fair Personnel to report a missing child. To report a missing child, call dispatch at 503-566-7300. The Lost Parents Booth is located just west of the Information Booth across from sources Center.  Booth staff care for children until parents are located.  Be safe and communicate!

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Maps and Directions

A detailed map of the Fairgrounds and directions to the Fair are provided in the links below.  An enlarged map is posted at the Information Booth.  The Fair Guides in the Information Booth can provide directions and updated program schedule changes.

Area Location Map

Directions to the Fair

Fairgrounds Map

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Message Center

Personal messages may be left at the Information Booth, located just west of the Natural Resources Center.

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Public Safety

The Oregon State Police maintain an office at the Fair and provide security, first aid and dispatch services.  Direct all emergency concerns to security officers, Fair personnel or the Information Booth (located west of the Natural Resource Center).

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Safety Measures and Security Inspections

To insure the safety and enjoyment of all Fair patrons, participants, volunteers, contractors and employees, the Oregon State Fair may require inspection of carry-in items such as purses, backpacks, briefcases, suitcases, athletic bags, duffel bags, coolers, ice chests, picnic baskets, diaper bags, strollers, packages, containers and other similar products capable of concealing prohibited items. Please leave all unnecessary items at home or secured and out-of-sight in your vehicle. OAR 622-055.

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Wheelchair and Scooter Rentals

Wheelchairs and motorized scooters are available for rent just inside the PAVILION near the handicapped parking area.  Availability is limited, and will be on a first come, first-served basis.

Prices are as follows:

  • Manual:  $3/hr or $20 per day,
  • Motorized Scooter:  $9/hr or $50 per day.

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