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Today at the fair: Spammy and Sammy

Post by Mary Anderson / The News Tribune on Sep. 14, 2011 at 7:20 am |
September 14, 2011 1:36 pm

Here’s what’s going on at the Puyallup Fair Wednesday:

Dizzy Pass Bracelet Day: Ride most of the fair’s rides on an unlimited basis all day long after buying a $25 pass.

The Great American Spam Championship, 10 a.m., Pavilion, 2nd Floor

Open Class Holstein Cow Show, noon, Large Show Arena

Kids Tractor Pull, 1, 2:30, 4, 6 p.m., Green Gate Area

YouthFest, 4:30 p.m. Coca-Cola Stage

Sammy Hagar & The Wabos, 7:30 p.m., Grandstand

IF YOU GO

Dates: Today-Sept 25.

Hours: 10 a.m.-11 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Sundays through Thursdays.

Admission: $11 for adults, $9 for students (ages 6-18) and seniors (62 and older). Advance discount tickets at Safeway, Walgreens, Fred Meyer and South Hill Mall. There’s no admission charge for kids 5 and younger.

Parking: $10 Monday-Friday, $12 Saturday-Sunday.

Transportation: The fair has its own express bus service this year instead of Pierce Transit. Buses depart every 20 to 30 minutes from the South Hill Mall, Lakewood Towne Center and Tacoma Mall, and Fridays through Sundays from River Road and Fourth Street Northwest in Puyallup. Cost is $4 round trip and $3 one way, cash only.

More information: Fair website

FAIR ATTENDANCE

Monday: 50,969

Same day last year: 38,948

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