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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, August 3, 2017
Thurston County Fair Office (360) 786-5453 or BodnarK@co.thurston.wa.us 

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

OLYMPIA -- Thursday is Kid's Day at the fair, and that means savings when you celebrate summer with Rudy Rabbit! Fair admission for kids ages 5 to 14 is just $2 per person. Admission for kids age 5 and under is always free at the fair.

Thursday is also Buddy Day, when you can get two carnival ride armbands for $30 if you and a buddy are both present at the time of purchase.

The Dessert of the Day contests will be held Thursday, 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 2017 Exhibitor's Guide for all of the Dessert of the Day contest rules are in the fair exhibitor guide.

More than 50 events, contests and performances are scheduled for Thursday, August 3, including dancing, music, art, animals, and much more.

For more information about these events and other fair entertainment, go to www.ThurstonCountyFair.org and click on "Daily Events Calendar."

Fair Hours are

*Food Court Open 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.

*Carnival Rides Open 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.


         "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