NORTH IDAHO FAIR & RODEO UNVEILS NAME CHANGE AND GEOGRAPHIC EXPANSION: NOW NORTH IDAHO STATE FAIR
D’ALENE, ID- June 2, 2016) The
award-winning fair located in Coeur d’Alene announced today its name change to
the North Idaho State Fair.
largest fair in the northern ten counties of Idaho, the North Idaho State Fair
rivals many other fairs in the industry, offering world-class entertainment, the
largest carnival in the region, professional rodeo and bull riding
performances, record-breaking exhibit entries, and enhanced educational
programs. In addition to increasing the
fair’s geographical presence, the name change serves to reflect the fair’s
brand and the quality of experience it already provides.
As the North
Idaho State Fair, the area of eligible fair participants will expand from five
counties to ten, giving the fair an opportunity to showcase more open class
exhibit entries, as well as attract additional guests from the surrounding
counties. The transition to being a state
fair will also help develop new community partnerships and draw diverse vendors
to the fair, further enhancing the event for all guests.
“This is an
exciting time for the North Idaho State Fair.
We are proud of the high-caliber fair we offer our guests, and look
forward to this chance to evolve our attendance, exhibits, and business
relationships while still keeping our well-known rural charm. We’re eager to invite new and returning
guests to celebrate this opportunity with us,” said Dane Dugan, General
expansion will allow exhibit participants from the following counties:
Boundary, Bonner, Kootenai, Benewah, Shoshone, Latah, Clearwater, Nez Perce,
Lewis, and Idaho. 4-H entries will
continue to be limited to those residing in Kootenai and Shoshone counties.
About the North Idaho State Fair: The 2016 fair, “A World of Fun!”,
runs August 24-28, and will showcase entertainment and attractions from 11
different countries. The fair is also
the host of the Gem State Stampede—two evenings and one matinee performance of
sold-out PRCA rodeo action.
Idaho State Fair is northern Idaho’s premier community event for family fun and
entertainment. Visit www.northidahostatefair.com for regular updates, presale
tickets, exhibitor information, entertainment and attractions schedules,
promotions, and sponsorship information.