Tradition shakes hands with innovation:
Participation information is now available. And guess what….now you can enter online.
Energy and innovation drives the Creative Living unit of the 2016 Oregon State Fair. That’s where you’ll discover scores of ways to get involved, either as a participant or as an engaged fairtime observer. The Creative Living team is doing its level best to deliver a truly memorable experience for all.
Click below to learn more about the departments that capture your fancy. Also, our department handbooks are now available for downloading. These books tell you everything you need to know.
Creative Living Handbooks
- Crafts and Hobbies (including Woodworking and Legos) — Handbook
- Paper Arts — Handbook
- Poetry — Handbook
- Baked Foods — Handbook
- Decorated Cakes and Confectionery Arts — Handbook
- Preserved Foods — Handbook
- Table Decorating — Handbook
Entry Drop-Off Locations
Locations accepting delivery of entries for this year’s Oregon State Fair.
These fun-filled competitions are open to all fairgoers: Top Your Hotdog, Willamette Valley Pie Eating Contest, Math Bee, The Art of Not Shaving Contest, Bob’s Red Mill Bread Contest, The Bee at the Fair, Oregon Salmon BBQ Contest, Apple Cobbler Contest, and the Milk Chug-a-Lug and Milk Mustache Contests. Details →
The Creative Living Department is hosting two amazing painting parties on Friday, September 2 in Columbia Hall. One is for adults, the other is those age eight and up. Details →