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Get ready to “Eat It Up” at the 2021 Eastern Idaho State Fair!

Published online: Jun 23, 2021 Articles, East Idaho Business I.F. Magazine Staff
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BLACKFOOT - Hungry for summer entertainment? Get ready to “Eat It Up” with the Grandstand entertainment at the Eastern Idaho State Fair! On Wednesday, June 23, EISF manager Brandon Bird announced the Grandstand entertainment at a special Media Day event held in Idaho Falls. In addition to exciting daytime events, including the Pari-Mutuel & Indian Relay Races, barrel  racing and horse pulling, the 2021 Grandstand Night Show lineup will delight, thrill and dazzle audiences at the fair. 


Friday, September 3

Sheryl Crow

Kicking things off on Friday, September 3, is nine-time Grammy Award-winning songwriter Sheryl Crow! Over her decades-long career, Crow has become an American music icon. With  multiple No. 1 hits such as “All I Wanna Do,” “Soak Up the Sun” and “The First Cut Is the Deepest,” Crow has had more than 40 singles on the Billboard Hot 100. Five of her albums have been certified multi-platinum, and she’s sold more than 35 million records worldwide. You won’t want to miss this chance to “soak up the fun” with Sheryl Crow! 

Tickets start at $49 per person. 


Saturday, September 4

Bull Riding Championships

Kick up your heels with the Bull Riding Championships!  

Ticket prices start at $17 per adult and $10 per child. 


Sunday, September 5

The Western Truck & Tractor Pulls

Looking for a little more horsepower? The Western Truck & Tractor Pulls are here to deliver action, thrills and nonstop entertainment! Featuring the best truck and tractor pulling vehicles from across the western U.S., the show features multiple competition classes. From 10,000+ horsepower multi-engine tractors to ground pounding, super-modified 2-wheel drive pickups, this event will keep you on the edge of your seat! 

Tickets start at $20 per adult and $10 per child.


Monday and Tuesday, September 6-7

Gem State Classic Pro Rodeo

Join the fair for the PRCA sanctioned Gem State Classic Pro Rodeo as it returns to the EISF for its tenth year!

Ticket prices start at $17 per adult and $10 per child. 


Wednesday, September 8

Motor Madness

This motorsports variety show features 1) Monster Trucks competing in certified racing and freestyle shootout, 2) Mini Monster Truck freestyle, 3) Pro Motocross Freestyle doing aerial backflips and 4) ATV Quad Wars.This family-friendly show has something for everyone, including some special surprises for the kids. So bring the entire family for an unforgettable evening of  excitement! 

Tickets start at $17 per adult and $10 per child. 


Thursday, September 9

Jeff Dunham

Comedian and ventriloquist Jeff Dunham will light up the main stage on Thursday, September 9! Hailed as “America’s Favorite Comedian” by Slate Magazine, Jeff Dunham has been a comedy  powerhouse for more than two decades. With a record-breaking viewership of his standup specials on NBC, Comedy Central and Netflix; a best-selling book; sold-out global comedy tours; and millions of YouTube and Facebook subscribers, it’s easy to see that Jeff Dunham is one of the most popular comedians in the country. So, get  ready to eat it up with Jeff Dunham and his cast of hilarious cohorts, including Peanut, Walter, Bubba J and Achmed the Dead Terrorist! 

Tickets start at $49 per person. 


Friday, September 10

Third Eye Blind

The will also be satisfying its rock fans with Third Eye Blind, brought to the Grandstands by the Bank of Commerce. Going strong for over two decades, Third Eye Blind have broken their own attendance records with 2019’s Summer Gods tour. With hits from the late 90’s/early 2000’s “Semi Charmed Life,” “Jumper” and “Never Let You Go,” this rock band dominated the charts. 

Tickets start at $39.  


Saturday, September 11

September Slam Demolition Derby

Finally, try the September Slam Demolition Derby, coming to the Grandstand! 

Tickets start at $25 per person. Demolition Derby Pit Passes will be available online or through the EISF ticket office in Blackfoot for $30, beginning on August 2, 2021. 


Ticket Sales Information

EISF VIP Members may purchase tickets before the general public on Wednesday, June 23 - Thursday, June 24, which means EISF VIPs get the best seats in the house! Becoming an EISF VIP is FREE and includes a lot of great perks. To become a VIP, you can: 

• Text ‘VIPTIX’ to 22828 

• Sign up at www.funatthefair.com 

All Grandstand tickets go on sale to the public on Friday, June 25. Avoid the lines by purchasing tickets online at www.funatthefair.com or www.facebook.com/funatthefair, where you can have your tickets delivered straight to  your phone or door! To purchase your tickets in person, you can always call or visit the EISF Ticket Office in Blackfoot at (208) 785-2480, ext. 7. 

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