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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, July 6, 2015
Thurston County Fair Office at BodnarK@co.thurston.wa.us or (360) 786-5453

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

Buying your admission passes and carnival ride armbands in advance of this year's Thurston County Fair will get you bushels of savings! Discount admission passes and carnival ride armbands are on sale now through Tuesday, July 28 at the Thurston County Fair Office.

Get your biggest savings with your advance purchase of carnival ride armbands for only $19 each—that's $5 off the regular price. Carnival armbands are good for unlimited carnival rides for one day during the 2015 fair that runs Wednesday, July 29 through Sunday, August 2.

Season passes are also bargain at 40 percent off the full price daily admission rate. Remember, admission for children 5 years old and under is always free!

All advance purchase passes and carnival armbands are available only at the Thurston County Fair Office.

For even more savings, bring your carnival armband on July 29 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, one buck carnival rides, and other One Buck Wednesday deals at participating vendors.

Other special discounts are available at the fair this year. Kid's Day is Thursday, July 30 when all admission tickets for kids 6 to 14 years old are just $2 when purchased at the gate. And remember, admission for kids 5 and under is always free! Enjoy the Kid's Day "Buddy Special" when you can get two carnival armbands for $24 when you and a buddy are both present at the time of purchase. (No advance purchase available for the carnival armband "Buddy Special.")

Friday, July 31 is Military Appreciation Day at the fair, when fairgoers can get $2 admission tickets when they present their military ID at the gate. There are also lots of other vendor and food deals—just ask about Military Appreciation Day specials and present your military ID.

WHAT: Discount Advance Purchase Fair Passes & Carnival Ride Armbands
  • Season Pass (40 percent off the daily admission rate) – $10 to $21

  • One-day unlimited carnival rides armband advance purchase – $19
    (gate price $24; ride tickets $1.25 each)

  • *Children ages 5 and under are always FREE!

WHEN: On sale now through Tuesday, July 28

WHERE: Thurston County Fair Office at 3054 Carpenter Road SE in Lacey, 98503

To learn more about 2015 fair events, entertainment and exhibits, contact the Thurston County Fair Office at (360) 786-5453 or visit www.ThurstonCountyFair.org.

"Picture Yourself at the Thurston County Fair!"
July 29 - Aug. 2


County Commissioners:

Carolina Mejia
District 1

Gary Edwards
District 2

Tye Menser
District 3