The fair, with the theme, “Race to the Fair, ” opens June 10 at 10 a.m. with an Opening Ceremony at the O’Brien Gate featuring a marching band, the raising of the American flag and the singing of the National Anthem.
Opening day highlights include the Incredible Dog Challenge and a concert by Grammy-winner Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo.
For list of daily highlights, performers and promotions, see website.
Gates open daily at 11 a.m. Tuesdays through Fridays, and 10 a.m. Saturdays, Sundays and July 4.
Admission is $13 for adults; $7 for ages 6-12 and 62 and older; and free for ages 5 and younger.
For those on a budget, Tuesdays are the time to check in. June 14 is $3 admission day, but tickets must be purchased at Albertsons or Sav-On for the discount. The fair offers “Tuesday Taste of the Fair,” when smaller portions of food items are offered for $2 at more than 100 booths. Two free fair tickets are available for the unemployed if they present a recent unemployment check stub and a photo ID at the will-call window by the O’Brien Gate on June 21 and June 28.
A $22 pass also is available for admission for all 22 days of the fair, which ends July 4.