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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, July 13, 2017
Kari Bodnar, Administrative Assistant, Resource Stewardship, (360) 786-5453

Buy Fair Passes Now and Save!
Advance purchase discounts on admission passes and carnival armbands

​OLYMPIA - Discount admission passes and carnival ride armbands for the 2017 Thurston County Fair are now available at the Thurston County Fair Office. The fair will run from Wednesday Aug. 2 to Sunday Aug. 6.

What: Discount Advance Purchase Fair Passes & Carnival Ride Armbands
  • Season Pass - $10 to $21
  • One-day unlimited carnival rides armband advance purchase — $25
  • Children ages five and under are always FREE!
When: On sale now through Tuesday, August 1, 2017.
Where: Thurston County Fair Office at 3054 Carpenter Road SE in Lacey, 98503

Get the biggest savings with your advance purchase of carnival ride armbands for only $25 each—that's $5 off the regular price! Carnival armbands are good for unlimited carnival rides for one day during the 2017 fair that runs Wednesday, August 2 through Sunday, August 6. 

Season passes are also bargain at 40 percent off the full price daily admission rate. Remember, admission for children five years old and younger is always free! 

For even more savings, bring your carnival armband on August 2, for "One Buck Wednesday." All adult, youth, and senior admission prices are just $1 with a non-perishable food donation per person to the Thurston County Food Bank. Doors open at 10 a.m. on One Buck Wednesday. Be sure to check out all of the One Buck Wednesday specials, including one buck food specials. 

Kid's Day is Thursday, August 3, when all admission tickets for kids 6 to 14 years old are just $2 when purchased at the gate. August 3, is also Buddy Day when you can get two carnival armbands for $30 if you and a buddy are both present at the time of purchase. You cannot advance purchase for the Buddy Day special. 

Friday, August 4, is Military Appreciation Day at the fair, where admission tickets are $2 at the gate when fairgoers present their military ID. 

To learn more about 2017 fair events, entertainment and exhibits, contact the Thurston County Fair Office at (360) 786-5453 or visit www.ThurstonCountyFair.org

"Have a 'Hare-Raising' time at the Thurston County Fair!!"
Aug. 2 - Aug. 6


County Commissioners:

Carolina Mejia
District 1

Gary Edwards
District 2

Tye Menser
District 3