Puyallup [pew-al-up] is home to one of the largest State Fairs in the Country. And year-round, the town celebrates its farming roots with festivals and great farm-fresh foods.

Things to do in Puyallup


The Washington State Fairgrounds hosts the Washington State Fair starting Labor Day Weekend, and also the Spring Fair in April. Enjoy a world-famous Fischer Scone and take a ride on one of the nation's few classic wooden rollercoasters. Classic German steins and accordion music take over the city each October for Octoberfest. 

Washingon State Fair in Puyallup, WA


Washington State Fair Beginners Guide

Enjoy a day at the fair, and stay overnight in Puyallup // More

Puyallup Art Walk

Outdoor sculpture park and guided audio tour // More

Rooted in American pride

Home to several working farms, Puyallup is a farm-to-table delight. See baby chicks as you tour working farms in Puyallup, or just stop at a local fruit stand to pick up some snacks from the friendly local farmers. Or taste the freshest of ciders in the stunning orchards of the town. 

Puyallup Valley daffodils

Locally sourced


Locally grown

Washington is famous for its apples and hops. Enjoy local ciders and beers. // More

Places to eat and drink in Puyallup

Surrounded by farmland, Puyallup is a great place to taste the Northwest flavors. HG Bistro serves up steak and seafood dishes made with locally fresh ingredients.  Wicked Pie in downtown serves wood-fired pizzas in a historic, brick building. Families will love casual but hipster vibe at Trackside Pizza.  If you like to wash down your meal with a local brew, Powerhouse restaurant and brewpub has great wings and a delicious selection craft beers that change weekly.

Doubling down on its agriculture roots, Puyallup business owners give a new spin on farm-to-table. Farm 12, located on the former Van Lierop Farm site local charity.Farm 12 in Puyallup

Top Five


  1. Pioneer Park
  2. Outdoor Art Gallery
  3. Historic Walking Tours
  4. Gardens + Nurseries
  5. Farmers Market

Signature events

  1. Washington State Fair + Spring Fair
  2. Daffodil Festival
  3. Meeker Days
  4. Antiquing
  5. Toy + Geek Fest

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Hotels in Puyallup

Best Western Premier Plaza is the only select service hotel in Puyallup with a restaurant on... More

The Fairfield by Marriott is located across the street from the Washington State Fair &... More

Hampton Inn & Suites Puyallup is a new hotel in downtown Puyallup, conveniently located near... More

The Holiday Inn Express & Suites is a beautiful, newly renovated Puyallup-Tacoma area hotel.... More

Our extended stay hotel in the Puyallup area of Tacoma outside Seattle is just a short walk... More

Minutes from Interstate-5, Western Washington Fairgrounds and the Tacoma Dome. 118 full... More

Motel Puyallup has been privately owned and operated since 1984. As a small business our... More

Friendly clean location. Cable TV, HBO, high speed internet, kitchens, breakfast, hot tub,... More

Centrally located in Puyallup, Washington -- day trips are convenient to local attractions... More