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County Fair comes July 22-25

The 2015 Hood River County Fair takes place Wednesday through Saturday, July 22-25, at the Hood River County Fairgrounds, 3020 Wy’east Road, south of Hood River near the community of Odell.

Gates open at noon each day, carnival rides begin at 1 p.m. General admission is $7 per adult Wednesday through Friday, and $10 per adult on Saturday. Children aged 6-12 are admitted for $2 every day; children younger than 6 admitted free. Season tickets are available ($24 for adults, $5 ages 6-12 inclusive). Thursday is “Senior Day.” Hood River County seniors pay $5, as do military veterans showing an official veteran card. Fair parking is free.

Enjoy open class, 4-H, FFA, and commercial exhibits of all kinds, along with carnival rides and midway fun, exotic animals, fun daily acts, special entertainment every evening—including star country music trio Gloriana on Saturday—great activities, and all kinds of delicious food.

Regular general admission prices to the fair are $7 per adult Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, and $10 on Saturday. Admission for children aged 6-12 is $2. Children under 6 are admitted free. Season tickets are available ($24 adults, $5 ages 6-12 inclusive). Thursday is “Senior Day.” Hood River County seniors pay $5, as do military veterans showing an official veteran card. Fair parking is free. The fair opens each day at noon, carnival rides begin at 1 p.m. Check the schedule, as FFA and 4-H events begin earlier. Many favorite displays have moved to the blue gym this year from the gold.

Every day is “Bracelet Day” on Cascade Amusements carnival rides. Save money on rides by purchasing a $22 ride bracelet ticket for just $17 in advance of the fair’s opening. They’re available in Odell at the fair office, Mid Valley Market, Hood River Supply, and J.J’s; at McIsaac’s in Parkdale; at Juanita’s Market in The Dalles; and at Juanita’s Market, Hood River Supply, and Columbia State Bank in Hood River, and must be purchased by 5:00 p.m., Wednesday, July 22. Each bracelet ticket purchased may be used on any one day of the fair, and is good for rides all day long. Carnival rides begin at 1:00 p.m. each day, and continue until closing. The fair gates open at noon each day.

For additional information about the Hood River County Fair, call the fair office at 541-354-2865, or check the website at hoodriverfair.org. Follow us on Facebook, too!



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