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Entertainment 2022

The following were the Entertainers during the 2022 Pierce County Fair who made the excitement of the Fair possible. The Entertainment for 2023 (August 10-13) is growing and expanding rapidly. Updates will be provided as they become available.

Lots of Fun for all Ages!

The Fair opens each day at 10 am and closes at 9:30 pm Thursday, Friday, and Saturday; 6 pm on Sunday.
The barns and buildings close at 9 pm each day, except Sunday they close with the Fair at 6 pm.
Some of the Amusements do not open until noon.


Sunday Only! Elvis!
Don’t miss Danny Vernon's Elvis!

Main Stage
Sunday, August 14th - 12:30 pm and 3:00 pm

“From the many years of admiration of Elvis, I’ve sought to create a show that would hold the excitement of the King of Rock and Roll on stage throughout the various stages of his career. I also try to show respect and support the integrity of the man and his music. ”— Danny Vernon

Do It Again - The Olson Bros Band

THURSDAY ONLY on the Main Stage!
August 11th - 5:30 pm and 8:00 pm

The Olson Bros Band originated in Olympia, WA, and is led by singer/songwriters and brothers Luke and Isaac Olson.

In 2019, they finished out the year with opening gigs for Dwight Yoakam, Dylan Scott, Lonestar, and Phil Vassar. They also put out their 4th studio album in 2021 called "I Bleed Evergreen" which showcases the brother's harmonies and lyric writing. The Song “By and By” has received international attention with the line dance for the song spreading across many countries in Europe and Latin America.

The Olson Bros Band

Matt Henry

Matt Henry
Trained Human
Master of the Unnecessary
The Cure for the Common Juggler

The Main Stage
Thursday, August 11th - 3:00 pm
Friday, August 12th - 1:45 pm, 5:30 pm
Saturday, August 13th - 12:30 pm, 4:15 pm
Sunday, August 14th - 1:45 pm

Matt Henry - Comedy Juggler!

Join the daily stage fun with Matt Henry!

Matt Henry, the "master of the unnecessary," has some serious skills--he won a world juggling championship--but it's his combination of one-of-a-kind stunts, humor, and audience participation that keep him in demand around the world.
Matt Henry

Cale Moon - He Knows

On stage daily!

Cale Moon

The Main Stage
Thursday, August 11th - 11:15 am. 1:45 pm, 4:15 pm
Friday, August 12th - 12:30 pm, 4:15 pm, 8:00 pm
Saturday, August 13th - 1:45 pm, 5:30 pm, 8:00 pm
Sunday, August 14th - 11:15 am, 4:15 pm

A rare breed of turbo-charged, family-friendly entertainment. Captivating crowds across America with his intoxicating vocals & magnetic personality. He combines a high-energy performance with a laid-back style, customized for every crowd.

Cale Moon

Joe Stoddard

Joe Stoddard

Comic Musician!

The Main Stage
Thursday, August 11th - 12:30 pm
Friday, August 12th - 11:15 am, 3:00 pm
Saturday, August 13th - 11:15am, 3:00 pm
Sunday, August 14th - 5:30 pm

"A High Energy Music And Comedy Experience"

Joe Stoddard has been performing his own brand of musical comedy coast to coast for over twenty-five years. Joe is a fine musician and singer whose real talent may be his ability to draw people into his hilarious antics and skits.
Joe Stoddard

Boot Boogie Babes

The Main Stage
Friday, August 12th
6:45 pm!

DeAnna Lee Dance provides a safe space for women of all ages, sizes, and backgrounds to grow through dance and friendships, and we believe most strongly that empowered women, empower women!

The Boot Boogie Babes have opened shows for Kane Brown, Chris Janson, Earl Dibbles Jr., and Justin Moore and performed on stage with Blanco Brown and Lauren Alaina. They also put on a line dance instillation at Watershed Country Music Festival every year that draws fans from all over the world! Now that’s a “Kick Your Boots Up” good time!

Boot Boogie Babes

Mexican Drill Team

Performing in the Horse Arena at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, August 12th.

Estrellitas De Plata (Little Silver Stars) is based out of Enumclaw.
They are the first youth girls escaramuza to become members representing the Washington State Federation of Charreria. A huge win for the future of the sport that was recently integrated only 10-12 years ago as part of the United States chapter.

Under the Federated Charros Team Herencia Bonita. Founded in 2008 by the Velasquez family.

The girls all are learning to ride side saddle as young women did before them. In the early 1800s as it was considered unladylike to ride with both legs in stirrups.

Many of the original escaramuzas have been known to play a huge roles during the Mexican revolution. Taking on laborious tasks while the men went to war. Even working cattle and ranges all while riding side saddle. Some traditional dresses are known as "China Poblana"- A hand-made formal type of dress, however, can be worn during competitions. Including stitching over a thousand sequences creating a visual or design.

"Adelita"- Day-to-day wear, still showing elaborate handmade dresses, covering neck to the heel of the boots. Usually, silk rebosos accompany the dress for an additional touch.

"De gala"- Formal wear only used during weddings or very exclusive events. Usually black with silver or gold string stitching. With an equally plated sombrero to exemplify royalty.

This is only a small amount of the details we like to keep alive with our sport charreria...derived from the vaqueros " Original Cowboys "in the early 1700-1800s during the Spanish Inquisition.

We are beyond excited to have the girls showcase their heritage and participate in the county fair that many reside in!

Firestorm Drill Team

One of the first to greet you at the Pierce County Fair, the FireStorm Drill Team has joined us as our parking lot attendants, directing and parking cars on horseback! The FireStorm Drill Team is a co-ed competitive drill team riding out of the Tacoma Unit in Spanaway, WA. They perform at competitions, rodeos, fairs, public events, and parades.

The FireStorm Drill Team will be performing in the Horse Arena at 4 pm on Sunday, August 14th. Don't miss it!


Extreme Dogs

Extreme Dogs tours events nationwide promoting animal rescue and pet adoption. This cast of loveable canines is one of the best in the world hands down. Headline performers for NFL Halftime Dog Shows, NBA Halftime Dog Shows, College Sports Halftime Shows, along with Fairs/Festivals, theme parks, corporate events, Pet Expos, and community fundraisers.

Extreme Dogs will be at the Fair all 4 days near the Home Arts Building (see map).
Thursday, August 11th - 2:00 pm, 5:00 pm, 7:00 pm
Friday, August 12th - 2:00 pm, 5:00 pm, 7:00 pm
Saturday, August 13th - 2:00 pm, 5:00 pm, 7:00 pm
Sunday, August 14th - 1:00 pm, 3:00 pm, 5:00 pm


as seen around the Fairgrounds…..

Don Riggs is a zoologist and has been working with exotic animals for over fifteen years. He has appeared and been featured in several television specials such as Evening Magazine, Animal Planet, and Bill Nye. Don has performed thousands of amazing shows in the Tri-state area in that time. Reptile Isle offers a forum for people of all ages to interact with animals and dispel myths and misunderstandings thru hands-on education.

Reptile Isle & Ring of Torti will be at the Fair all 4 days, performing 3-4 times daily.

Akasha Aerial Arts

Aerial arts is for everyone, every shape, everybody. Join us at Akasha Aerial Arts to take advantage of our aerial instructions, welcoming community, and fully-equipped studio. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced aerialist looking for a space to "hang", you can find it all at Akasha.

Come to our booth and watch us perform. Visit us online at Akasha Aerial Arts.

Pony Rides

A fair would not be complete without a pony ride. Introduce your junior cowboy or cowgirl to riding a horse with an old-fashioned pony ride.

The Makery (Make + Take Workshop)

Tickets for our 2 Workshops at the Pierce County Fair are now LIVE on the website!
Click Workshop to purchase tickets.

We would love to have you join us! Space is limited to 25 guests per event, so snag a seat while you can! We are so excited to be part of the Pierce County Fair this year! We are hosting TWO amazing Workshops with original Makery Instructors Katie and Brittany. Katie and Brittany have been with the studio for over 4 years and are so excited to be teaching an IN PERSON class with you guys!

The workshops will be held in the Beer Garden so alcohol will be available for purchase.
Your $60 Ticket includes:
  • Admission to the Pierce County Fair (Parking is extra)
  • 18 Inch Round Sign of your choice (we will provide all of the goodies you need to complete your sign)
  • Ornament Kit to take home as a special gift.
Limited to 25 tickets, we can’t wait to see you there!
Two Workshop times to choose from:
  • Friday Night August 12th, 6 pm-9 pm
  • Saturday Morning August 13th, 11 am-2 pm (mimosas will be available to purchase!)

Taikai Virtual Reality

Taikai takes events to the next level with their top-ranked, COVID-compliant mobile VR Escape Rooms.

Kids Pedal Tractor Pull

Kids Pedal Tractor Pull

What is a tractor pull?

Kid’s pedal a vintage 1950s highly modified tractor with an attached weight transfer sled. Metal plates are loaded according to their age category for them to pedal and pull the sled down a 25 ft track. If reaching the end they achieve a “full pull” or a “pull out”. From there they move into the finals with increased weight with some kid’s being known to pull up to 500 lbs. The suspense and drama is action-packed.

Kids Pedal Tractor Pull will be at the Fair all 4 days.
Thursday, August 11th - 1:00 pm, 3:00 pm, 6:00 pm
Friday, August 12th - 1:00 pm, 3:00 pm, 6:00 pm
Saturday, August 13th - 1:00 pm, 3:00 pm, 6:00 pm
Sunday, August 14th - 12:00 pm, 2:00 pm, 4:00 pm

Over the Top Stilt Characters

Over the Top Stilt Characters

Over The Top™ Stilt Characters

Everyone looks up to Over The Top™ Stilt Characters, straight out of the mind of Karen Quest. You might meet Lucky Starr, Cowgirl; Pegg Legg, Pirate Queen (who has a real wooden leg); Grandma with her Giant Walker; Frances, the Farmer’s Daughter, and more on the way.

Over the Top Stilt Characters will be at the Fair all 4 days.
Thursday, August 11th - 11:00 am, 1:15 pm, 3:30 pm, 5:45 pm
Friday, August 12th - 11:45 am, 2:45 pm, 5:00 pm, 8:00 pm
Saturday, August 13th - 11:00 am, 2:00 pm, 5:00 pm, 7:15 pm
Sunday, August 14th - 10:15 am, 1:15 pm, 3:30 pm

For more information click Cowgirl Tricks on Facebook and Cow Girl Tricks on her website.


Hillia Hula Hoop Extraordinaire

Hillia Hula Hoop Extraordinaire began her hoop journey in the quaint town of Ellensburg Washington with the support of the local community. Fast forward 8 years later, Hillia has performed her hula hoop act across the nation for countless corporate events, festivals, fairs, and TV shows, such as Martha Stewart and Snoop Dog’s Potluck Party, Google, the Seaport Village Busker Festival, and the International Fringe Festival.

Hillia Hula Hoop Extraordinaire will be at the Fair all 4 days.
Thursday, August 11th - 4:15 pm, 6:30 pm
Friday, August 12th - 4:15 pm, 6:30 pm
Saturday, August 13th - 4:15 pm, 6:30 pm
Sunday, August 14th - 2:45 pm, 5:00 pm

Hillia Productions

Matt Henry Big Bubble Show 

When Matt Henry is not entertaining us with his juggling skills, we will see him at the Fair blowing bubbles!

Matt Henry has long been fascinated with silly skills and eccentric abilities. He is an International Juggling Association Champion and won a gold medal at the Las Vegas Open yo-yo competition.

His passion for bubbles was ignited in 2012 after seeing a bubble recipe on Facebook. His initial efforts created such fascination and joy in onlookers that he knew he had to make it part of the act.

Since then, he has brought his giant bubbles to events around North America, delighting children and the young-at-heart with his spectacular creations!

The Big Bubble Show will be at the Fair all 4 days.
Thursday, August 11th - 11:45 am, 5:00 pm, 8:00 pm
Friday, August 12th - 11:00 am, 7:15 pm
Saturday, August 13th - 10:15 am, 5:45 pm
Sunday, August 14th - 11:00 am, 4:15 pm

Matt Henry's Big Bubble Show

Joe Stoddard & his strolling horse

Joe Stoddard, Comic Musician

When you are not watching Joe Stoddard on stage you will find him as a walk-around performer.

Joe Stoddard amuses all ages of fairgoers! Songs and comedy, not to mention a horse that talks, what's not to love!

Joe Stoddard, Comic Musician will be at the Fair all 4 days
Thursday, August 11th - 10:15 am, 2:45 pm, 7:15 pm
Friday, August 12th - 12:30 pm, 5:45 pm
Saturday, August 13th - 12:30 pm, 8:00 pm
Sunday, August 14th - 11:45 1m, 2:00 pm

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