Lane County Fair

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The Ferris wheel at the Lane County Fair.

The Lane County Fair is an annual fair held in Eugene, Oregon mid-summer featuring food, music, and other entertainment. It is held at the Lane County Fairgrounds.

Reviews are mixed, even a single review:

Deep fried sugar, rigged carnival games, braying livestock, washed-up rock bands and bone-rattling carnival rides of dubious integrity: The Lane County Fair is simultaneously the best of times and the worst of times. [1]

In 1973, the fair was considered best in state for Oregon county fairs of more than 100,000 people in attendance. [2]

With 2020's cancellation as the COVID-19 pandemic was to blame, the event was deferred to 2021.

The Eugene Saturday Market's Holiday Market is held annually at the Lane County Fairgrounds.

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References

  1. "The Lane County Fair". Eugene Weekly. July 2016. Retrieved 2016-08-07.
  2. "Lane County's Fair 'best' for its attendance group". Eugene Register-Guard. November 25, 1973. Retrieved 2016-08-07. The Lane County Fair was rated the best in the category of fairs with attendance of more than 100,000 by the State Agriculture Department Friday.

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