• Oregon State Fairgrounds 2330 17th Street NE Salem, OR 97301-0601 in Salem, OR

The first official Oregon State Fair was held in 1861, and by the next year, the event was moved to its permanent home in Salem. Numerous activities and competitions are scheduled during the 11-day event in August. These include exhibits and competitions for such things as fine arts, crafts, photography and gardening. Carnival rides and games line the midway. Livestock competitions are held. Headline performers grace the main stage throughout the fair's run.

Cities in the County of Polk, OR

Events in the County of Polk, OR


The Polk County OPA Board Meeting is held at 7:00 PM on the first Thursday of each month at the home of the chapter president, Lee Nielsen. All chapter members are welcome to attend. \n

  • Independence, OR. Lee Nielsen’s House, 613 Piper St, 97351, OR, Independ..

Piano man Dave Upton will be showcasing his musical talent at the Golden Hop, in the same space he regularly performed at over 25 years ago. Help us welcome this hometown favorite back to the...

  • Independence, OR. Golden Hop Saloon, 133 C St, Independence, OR 97351, USA