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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, August 1, 2016
Thurston County Fair Office at (360) 786-5453 or email at BodnarK@co.thurston.wa.us

Thurston County Fair Opens Wednesday!
One Buck Wednesday kicks off 2016 fair season

OLYMPIA - Opening day at the Thurston County Fair is guaranteed to be chock full of fun! The fair opens Wednesday, August 3, at 10am with the return of One Buck Wednesday discounts and deals.

Admission to the fair is only $1 per person on One Buck Wednesday when you bring a non-perishable food donation for each person. Food donations will benefit the Thurston County Food Bank. Fair organizers are hoping to meet or even beat 2012's record donation total of eight pallets of food and more than $1,400 in cash donations from generous fairgoers.

Other One Buck Wednesday specials can be found inside the fair gates, including all carnival rides for just a buck per ride all day, one buck food specials, and other One Buck Wednesday deals at participating vendors. The fair is open from 10am to 10pm, Wednesday, August 3.

Wednesday, August 3, is packed full of activities and entertainment the whole family will enjoy! More than 50 events, contests, and performances are scheduled, including tons of animal contests and exhibits, the return of Professor Bamboozle, and a Welcoming Ceremony with the Thurston County Commissioners.

For more information about these events, exhibits, and entertainment, as well as other fair entertainment, visit www.ThurstonCountyFair.org and select the "Daily Events Calendar".

*Fair Hours 10am to 10pm
*Carnival Rides Open 11am to 11pm

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

"Go Quackers over the Thurston County Fair!"
Aug. 3 - Aug. 7



County Commissioners:

Carolina Mejia
District 1

Gary Edwards
District 2

Tye Menser
District 3