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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Contact:
Thurston County Fair Office at (360) 786-5453 or BodnarK@co.thurston.wa.us

Thurston County Fair Opens Wednesday!
One Buck Wednesday kicks off 2014 fair season

Opening day at the Thurston County Fair is guaranteed to be chock full of fun for the whole herd! The fair opens Wednesday, July 30 at 10 a.m. 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 over $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 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Wednesday, July 30.

Wednesday, July 30 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 kid's tractor pull, the kickoff of the Live & Local concert series with Artesian Rumble Arkestra, the return of Professor Bamboozle, plus a Welcoming Ceremony with Thurston County Commissioners.

For more information about these events and other fair entertainment, go to www.ThurstonCountyFair.org and click on "Daily Events Calendar."
  • Food Court Open 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.

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

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.



"Fun for the Whole Herd at the Thurston County Fair!"
July 30 - Aug. 3



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County Commissioners:

Carolina Mejia
District 1

Gary Edwards
District 2

Tye Menser
District 3