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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Thurston County Fair Office (360) 786-5453 at ReidT@co.thurston.wa.us

Thursday is Kid's Day at the Fair
Special deals on admission and rides

Thursday is another day packed with events, entertainment and good old fashioned fun at the Thurston County Fair. Thursday is Kid's Day at the fair, and that means you can save with the whole herd when you celebrate summer with Artie, the art pallet!

Thursday, July 30 is the return of Kid's Day when admission for kids ages 6 to 14 is just $2. Admission for kids age 5 and under is always free at the fair! Join us at the fair on Kid's Day and enjoy the carnival armband "Buddy Special"—get two armbands for the price of one when you and a buddy are both present at the time of purchase. The fair is open from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Thursday, July 30.

Thursday, July 30 is also the start of the Dessert of the Day contests, kicking off with the deliciously decadent Chocolate Cake Contest. All chocolate varieties are welcome… and encouraged! Bring your chocolate cake entry to the Thurston Expo Center between noon and 2 p.m. and get free admission to the fair for the day. All entries must include the recipe with contestant's name, address, and phone number. Check the 2015 Exhibitor's Guide for all of the Dessert of the Day contest rules at www.ThurstonCountyFair.org/exhibitor_guide.htm.

Thursday, July 30 is packed full of activities and entertainment for the whole family. More than 50 events, contests and performances are scheduled—dancing, music, art, animals, and much more. To get the full list of events for Thursday, July 30, go to www.ThurstonCountyFair.org and click on the "Daily Events Calendar" link.

To learn more about all of this year's events, entertainment and exhibits, contact the Thurston County Fair Office at (360) 786-5453 or visit www.ThurstonCountyFair.org.

"Picture Yourself at the Thurston County Fair!"
July 29 - Aug. 2


County Commissioners:

Carolina Mejia
District 1

Gary Edwards
District 2

Tye Menser
District 3