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Fair Recap 2007

  • Dates - September 5-14, 2007
  • Theme - Un-BEE-lievably Fun for Everyone
  • Attendance - 235,010 (Up 7.41%)
  • Revenue (including ticket sales, booth rentals, food vendor and carnival commissions, livestock entries, sponsorships, etc.) - $2,143,854
  • Vendors - 206 (Commercial), 40 (Food)

Number of Exhibits - TBD

Department Open Youth
4H / FFA Demonstrations 0 51
Antique Machinery 117 0
Baking 421 450
Beef Cattle 404 73
Bees / Honey / Eggs 50 48
Cats / Dogs / Pocket Pets 31 100
Cereals / Forage Crops 108 81
Crafts / Hobbies 564 1,959
Creature Feature 16 65
Dairy Cattle 11 8
Fine Arts 157 195
Floral 420 121
Floral (Dahlias) 594 3
Food Preservation 325 128
Goats / Pygmy Goats 819 268
Grange / 4-H Educ. Booths 25 14
Horses / Longears 375 804
Horticulture 876 535
Llamas 208 74
Photography / Slides 707 404
Poultry / Pigeons 336 344
Rabbits 263 385
Sewing 1,005 303
Sheep 530 184
Swine 0 203
Wine / Beer 113 0
Wool 62 16
TOTAL EXHIBITS: 8,537 6,816
Compared to 2006 Up 0.13% Down 2.33%

 

Premium Point Values

  • Adult and Youth - 15 cents each

New Food Vendors

Baja Grille, Lylo's Teriyaki, and Papa John's Pizza.

New Commercial Vendors

Affordable Optics (reading glasses / cleaners), Ain’t It Good Productions (modeling school / talent agency), American Home Partners (owner / builder program), Arbonne International (cosmetics), Arrowhead Products (blacksmith), Attractive by Design (clothing), Auto Glass Express (glass repair), B and B Driving School (driving training), Better Body Fitness (health / gym), Costco Wholesale (membership), Donzell Milam (artist), Embroidery Wholesale (custom embroidery services), Falco Garden Stove (stoves, spas), ICF Specialties (insulated concrete forms), Kitchen Tune-Up (kitchen remodeling), LQ Enterprises (Perfect Lash mascara brush), Mangosteen NW (health), North County Critters (customer covers for yellow jacket traps), Premier Restoration (chimney top dampers / chimney repairs and cleaning), Select Comfort (sleep by number beds), Shore Acres Resort (resort), Slavic Spiritual Center (religious), Solarus Sauna (saunas), Spo County Sheriffs Department (information), Spokane Valley Hub (information), Sprint (cell phone services), Stocking Tree (custom made lamps), Stone Age (wooden puzzles), Stratford Building Corporation (modular home information), Totes on Wheels (tote bags), US Army Recruiting (information), U.S.P.S. (information), Vansant Motorsports (ATVs, 4x4s), Western Classic Old Tyme Photos (photography), and YTB Travel Network (travel information / tools).

Fair Ambassadors

The Interstate Fair selected four young adults to serve as the 2007 Fair Ambassadors. Selected were Ceitleen Albertson (Bonners Ferry), Riley Myklebust (Lewis & Clark High School), Maria Naccarato (Central Valley High School), and Kahla Noel (Cheney High School). The Ambassador's Award, given to any one, any exhibit, or any booth was awarded to Tommy G's Mutton Busting Show in 2007.

Special Award Winners

Each year the Fair gives five outstanding achievement awards to exhibitors at the Spokane County Interstate Fair for their efforts. This year's Red, White and Blue Award winners were

  • Espirit Tech / Alpine College (Auxiliary Building Commercial)
  • Mary Lou's Ice Cream (Permanent Structure Food)
  • North County Critters (Bay 1 Commercial)
  • Savannah's Sweets (Portable Food Booth)
  • U.S.P.S. (Outside Commercial)

The Fair also gave a special award to the food or commercial booth that tied into this year's Fair Theme (Un-BEE-lievably Fun for Everyone) most closely. This year's award was given to Spokane Humane Society (Commercial). Congratulations.

Washington State Fair Commission Black & White Award

Each year the Fair is visited by a State Fair Commissioner who has the awesome responsibility to select one or two outstanding exhibit(s) at the Fair. This year's winners were the Swine Barn (Karen Wilson / Blaine Brown) and Bay 3 (Linda Costich / Leroy and Vicki Nielsen / Louise Wells).