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The mission of the Kalama Fair shall be to promote and develop the interest of the youth of the Kalama community, while improving agriculture, livestock, business, industry, and the home life of the people in the Kalama community area.

To this end, industry accomplishments, volunteer service and community spirit come together as a showcase of achievements. The conducting of fairs, exhibitions, entertainment and other education activities contribute to a community spirit and awareness of good fellowship, good sportsmanship and good citizenship.

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4-H is an important part of the Kalama Community Fair. For details or to update the information below, contact Shelley Hickman at

Local 4-H Clubs:

Stars and Blazers

Diane Bradford

Rough & Ready

(Home Economics)
Maxine Neiman

Kalama Valley Ranchers

(Livestock and Small Animals)
Michael Eckert

4-H Day Camp

(Natural Resources)
Shelley Hickman

Cowlitz County 4-H Office
Jennifer Leach
577-3014 ext. #4

June 20, 2023- The 2023 Kalama Fair Schedule of Events is now available! Click here to see the full schedule. You can also download and print your own copy. See you at the fair!

May 5, 2023 - It's time to "Experience Adventure Today" with the 2023 Kalama Fair Automotive Show on Saturday, July 15th from Noon to Midnight. All vehicles are welcome! Don't miss this exciting opportunity to show off your car, truck, side-by-side, off-road, overland, import, exotic, and/or classic. Click here for official information and registration.

May 1, 2023 - The Kalama Fair Krisco Klassic is back with lower registration fees! Check out the updated flyer. Get a team of four participants together to see if you can catch a pig, tie a ribbon on it's tail, cross a finish line, retrieve the ribbon and cross the finish line again - all with greased hands! Join the fun as a team or as a spectator on Saturday, July 15th at 5:00 PM at the fair! Click here for the game rules and team registration form. Please note that the team registration fee has been lowered to only $100!

September 16, 2022 - New Vendor and Hold Harmless forms are available for 2023. Click here to see what's new!

January 13, 2023 - Come "wheel and deal" at the annual Flea Market and Family Fun Bingo event on Friday and Saturday, February 10th and 11th at the Kalama Community Building. We'll have lots of vendors with treasures for everyone, a bake sale, and you can and enjoy blue ribbon homemade pies. Don't forget that just $6 gets you a delicious Swedish or strawberry pancake breakfast, clam chowder, or taco soup. Join us for Family Fun Bingo and a fresh baked pizza dinner on Saturday night. Seating begins at 5:00 PM. To be a vendor, click here for the application.

​​Sepember 16, 2022 - The 2022 Kalama Fair Holiday Bazaar is Saturday, December 3rd from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM at the Kalama Community Building (2nd & Elm Street). The event includes our famous hand-made pies, Swedish pancake breakfast, homemade clam chowder lunch, a delicious bake sale, and lots of vendors. Order your holiday pies beforehand (click here for the order form) and pick them up at the bazaar. Then, don't miss Family Fun Bingo in the evening with many nice Bingo raffle baskets for game winners!

July 12, 2021- The Kalama Fair Board would like to thank the community for supporting the 2021 one day fair at Haydu Park. We're proud to announce the dates and theme for the 2022 Kalama Fair. "It's a Sweet Time for the Kalama Fair" will take place July 7-9, 2021.

June 9, 2021 - The Kalama Fair Board has announced a special one day fair scheduled for Saturday, July 10, 2021. Save the date and like and follow our Facebook page for more information to come!

May 15, 2020 - The Kalama Fair Board has made the difficult decision to cancel the 2020 fair at Haydu Park, originally scheduled for July 9-11. Per guidance from health officials and state government, we are unable to plan and execute the three-day community fair at this time. Join us for an even better event next year as our fair continues to grow!

May 9, 2018 - The Kalama Poultry & Small Animal Swap is Saturday, May 19th from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM at Double D's Feed & Hardware. Over 25 local farmers will offer animals, art, crafts, decor and more for sale. This is a FREE event open to the public, so bring the whole family! Click here to see the flyer.​​