The Bellingham Business Journal
The Northwest Washington Fair in Lynden concluded its centennial celebration Saturday, Aug. 21 by drawing 41,725 visitors, the highest daily attendance of the six-day fair.
The fair ended with a total attendance of 216,507, about 1 percent higher than last year. The carnival and food concessions reported similar increases, fair manager Jim Baron said. He added that the fair’s commercial exhibitors were very happy with their results.
“We’re pleased that our centennial fair went so well,” Baron said in a press release. “Anytime our attendance goes over 200,000 is great, a credit to our staff, exhibitors, volunteers and the board of directors, all who contribute to our success.”
The daily attendance totals were: Aug. 16: 30,450; Aug. 17: 29,017; Aug. 18: 37,240; Aug. 19: 38,629; Aug. 20: 39,426; Aug. 21: 41,725.