TLDR Version: There are twelve acts that make up 8 concerts people are looking forward to seeing this year you can check out the list below.

The Oregon State Fair is coming up soon and there is so much to be excited about. Fair food is the number one reason we love going to state fairs, but I would wager, the second most popular reason we love going to state fairs is for the music concerts. 

8 Must-See Concerts at the Oregon State Fair 2023
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The fun amusement rides at the Oregon State Fair come in third, and in the last place, but certainly not the least, are all the attractions, exhibits, and livestock booths.

This year's Oregon State Fair will host special attractions such as a rodeo, monster trucks, a demolition derby, bull riding, and Lotería games for families to play. Click here to learn more about all the things happening this year at the fair.


This year, the 2023 Oregon State Fair runs from August 25th thru September 4th. The Oregon State Fair is held at the Oregon State Fair and Exposition Center in Salem at 2330 17th St NE.

Opening day tickets are discounted. Click here to see prices. Ticket prices beginning Friday, August 25th will be $12 for adults; $10 for Kids over age 5 years; and $3 for Seniors over age 65. There are Family Pack options available, too. If you purchase carnival ride wristbands before opening day, prices are $45 during the week (Mondays thru Fridays) and $55 on Saturdays and Sundays, with an option for Blast Passes and other carnival ticket packages.

Here are the 8 Must-See Concerts at the 2023 Oregon State Fair (12 Acts in All)

2023 Oregon State Fair Concert Lineup

The state fair in Salem will feature live bands famous in rock, country, 90s R&B, and oldies music. See the lineup here.


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