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Aug. 22 – Labor Day, Sept. 2, 2019

182 Days 5 Hours 55 Mins

Deals & Discounts

2019 Discount Days

Thrifty Thursday (Aug. 22)

Discounted admission prices at the entrance gates:

  • $13 for adults (13-64)
  • $10 for seniors (65+)
  • $10 for kids (5-12)

Deals on merchandise and food for all fair guests. All-day specials offered on Mighty Midway and Kidway rides & games.

Seniors & Kids Day (Monday, Aug. 26)

Discounted admission prices for seniors and kids at the entrance gates:

  • $10 for seniors (65+)
  • $10 for kids (5-12)

Deals on merchandise and food for all fair guests. All-day specials offered on Mighty Midway and Kidway rides & games.

Military Appreciation Day (Tuesday, Aug. 27)

Discounted admission prices at the entrance gates for active military, their spouses and kids; retired military and their spouses; and military veterans and their spouses:

  • $10 for adults (13-64)*
  • $10 for seniors (65+)*
  • $10 for kids (5-12)*

Deals on merchandise and food for all fair guests. Early Bird specials offered on Mighty Midway and Kidway rides & games until 1 p.m.

*Requires valid documentation of service.

Read & Ride Day (Wednesday, Aug. 28)

Discounted admission prices at the entrance gates for public library cardholders with valid public library card (one discount per card):

  • $13 for adults (13-64)
  • $10 for seniors (65+)
  • $10 for kids (5-12)

Deals on merchandise and food for all fair guests. All-day specials offered on Mighty Midway and Kidway rides & games.

Seniors Day (Thursday, Aug. 29)

Discounted admission price for seniors at the entrance gates:

  • $10 for seniors (65+)

Deals on merchandise and food for all fair guests. Early Bird specials offered on Mighty Midway and Kidway rides & games until 1 p.m.

Kids & Last Chance Day (Monday, Sept. 2)

Discounted admission price for kids at the entrance gates:

  • $10 for kids (5-12)

Deals on merchandise and food for all fair guests. All-day specials offered on Mighty Midway and Kidway rides & games.

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