The Northwest Washington Fair

August 10 – 19, 2023
  • Demolition Derby Thursday, August 10 and Friday, August 11, 2023, 7:00 PM
  • Wild-eyed Southern boys, 38 Special:  August 12, 2023 at 7 PM

An American rock band known for their Southern rock sound and catchy, upbeat anthems. The band was formed in Jacksonville, Florida in 1974 and has since released multiple hit singles, including “Hold On Loosely,” “Caught Up in You,” and “If I’d Been the One.” With their driving guitar riffs and distinctive vocal harmonies, 38 Special became a popular act in the 1980s and has continued to tour and record new music to this day.

  • Los Chicos del 512 : Sunday, August 13, 2023, at 7:00 PM

A tribute band that pays homage to the late Tejano music superstar, Selena Quintanilla. Selena, who was known as the “Queen of Tejano Music,” rose to fame in the early 1990s with her unique blend of Tejano and pop music. She quickly became one of the most popular and beloved performers in the Latin music world, with a string of hit songs and albums that have since become classics.

  • Lynden PRCA Rodeo Monday, August 14 and Tuesday, August 15, 2023, 7:00 PM 

ANNOUNCING two wild nights of Lynden PRCA Rodeo joining the 2023 Bank of the Pacific Grandstand Entertainment Series at the Northwest Washington Fair. Presented by Coastal Realty.

  • NEEDTOBREATHE : Wednesday, August 16, 2023, at 7:00 PM

An American rock band from South Carolina, consisting of Bear Rinehart, Seth Bolt, and Josh Lovelace. They’ve released seven studio albums, incorporating elements of southern rock, folk, alternative, pop, and country. Some of their most popular songs include “Washed by the Water,” “Brother,” and “Hang On.”

  • Chase Rice:  August 17, 2023 at 7 PM 

An American country music singer and songwriter known for his energetic live performances and catchy, upbeat songs. He first gained recognition as a contestant on the reality TV show “Survivor” in 2010, and went on to release his debut album, “Friday Nights & Sunday Mornings,” in 2010. Rice has since become a popular figure in country music, with hit singles like “Ready Set Roll,” “Gonna Wanna Tonight,” and “Eyes on You.” His music blends traditional country elements with rock and pop influences, and often features themes of love, partying, and small-town life.

  • NE-YO Friday, August 18, 2023, 7:00 pm

Ne-Yo is an American singer, songwriter, and record producer who gained prominence in the mid-2000s with his catchy R&B hits. As a songwriter, he has penned hits for various artists, including Beyoncé and Rihanna, before embarking on his solo career. Ne-Yo has released several successful albums, including “In My Own Words” and “Year of the Gentleman,” and has won three Grammy Awards for his contributions to the music industry. Aside from music, he has also dabbled in acting and served as a judge on the television show “World of Dance.” Ne-Yo is known for his philanthropic efforts, and he founded the Compound Foundation to help children in foster care. Overall, Ne-Yo is a multi-talented artist who has made significant contributions to the entertainment industry and beyond.

  • Russell Dickerson : Saturday, August 19, 2023, 7:00 PM

Russell Dickerson is a rising star in the country music world, known for his catchy tunes and heartfelt lyrics. Born and raised in Tennessee, he started playing music at a young age and eventually made his way to Nashville to pursue his dreams. After independently releasing his first EP, he signed with Triple Tigers Records and gained widespread success with his hit single “Yours,” which topped the country charts. With several successful albums and hit singles under his belt, Dickerson has solidified his place as one of country music’s most promising young talents. Beyond his music, he is also known for his philanthropic efforts, particularly in supporting children with special needs.

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Tickets can be purchased at, the Fair Office, 1775 Front St., Lynden, and by phone at 360-354-4111.


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