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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, July 9, 2019
Thurston County Fair Office, (360) 786-5453, or email at Kari.Bodnar@co.thurston.wa.us 

Buy Fair Passes Online or at the Fair Office and Save!
Advance purchase discounts on admission passes and carnival armbands available now

​OLYMPIA – Advance purchase discounts on admission passes and carnival ride armbands for the 2019 Thurston County Fair are now available online at www.thurstoncountyfair.org, or at the Thurston County Fair Office! Buying your admission passes and carnival ride armbands in advance of this year's fair will get you savings for the whole family!

 WHAT: Discount Advance Purchase Fair Passes & Carnival Ride Armbands

  • Season Pass: $10 to $21 (40 percent off the daily admission rate. Children ages 5 and under are always FREE!)
  • One-day unlimited carnival rides armband advance purchase: $27 (gate price is $32.)
WHEN: On sale now through Tuesday, July 30, 2019
WHERE: Online or at the Thurston County Fair Office (3054 Carpenter Road SE in Lacey, 98503

For even more savings, bring your carnival armband on Wednesday, July 31, 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 the One Buck Wednesday specials, including one buck food specials and other One Buck Wednesday deals at participating vendors.

Other special discounts are also available at the fair this year. Kid's Day is Thursday, August 1, when all admission tickets for kids 6 to 14 years of age are just $2 when purchased at the gate. August 1 is also Buddy Day, where you can get two carnival armbands for $32 if you and a buddy are both present at the time of purchase. There are no advance purchases available for the Buddy Day special.

Friday, August 2, is Military Appreciation Day. Fairgoers can get $2 admission tickets when they present their military ID at the gate.

To learn more about 2019 fair events, entertainment, and exhibits, contact the Thurston County Fair Office at (360) 786-5453 or visit www.thurstoncountyfair.org.


"Al-paca fun for everyone at the Thurston County Fair!"

July 31st – August 4th, 2019


County Commissioners:

Carolina Mejia
District 1

Gary Edwards
District 2

Tye Menser
District 3