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COVID-19 Health and Safety Questions
The Oregon State Fair recognizes that COVID-19 is unpredictable, and, if the need arises, will comply if any health and safety protocols are issued by the State of Oregon, Marion County, or the City of Salem, should they impact this year’s Fair.
Limited free concert seating in L.B. Amphitheater will be available to fairgoers on a first-come, first-serve basis while supplies last. For guaranteed admission, we recommend you purchase a reserved ticket.
Oregon State Fair and Exposition Center policies are subject to change.
Nelly will be Standing Room Only for tickets in the Black Section.
Here's the seating chart for all L.B. Day Amphitheater shows during the Columbia Bank Concert Series.
Please note: For the Nelly show, the Black section in the front will be Standing Room Only (no chairs).
We cannot be responsible for weather and therefore we do not offer refunds. Some rides may be closed if there are unsafe weather conditions.
We encourage you to wear closed toe shoes (some rides require it) and avoid wearing any loose clothing. It's also a good idea to pull long hair up into a ponytail.
Children under 2 are not permitted on any rides. Others must be personally responsible to be in good health and free of any conditions that may be aggravated by the rides. Some rides require a minimum height to ride - see them here.
Yes, every rider is required to have a ticket on each ride.
Check all rides to make sure you are tall enough. We post signs that have the height requirement and any specific guidelines at each attraction. For your safety, we strictly enforce these requirements. To view a list of height requirements for some of our attractions please see www.rainieramusements.com.
No, we do not have lockers and we encourage you to leave your belongings with a family or a friend as some rides do not allow you to take any items on. However, some rides you can leave your belonging on the deck of the ride but our ride operators are not responsible to watch your items as they are to watch the ride at all times.
All rides take between 10-12 tickets. All games take between 1-12 tickets.