Thurston County Fair cheaper tickets on sale now

Discounted admission tickets and carnival ride armbands for the Thurston County Fair are now on sale.

The $19 carnival armbands offer the biggest savings: They are $5 off and good for unlimited rides for one day. The fair runs July 29 to Aug. 2.

Advance purchase passes and carnival armbands are available only at the Thurston County Fair office, 3054 Carpenter Road SE in Lacey.

Adult, youth and senior admission prices are $1 on July 29 for “One Buck Wednesday,” as long as it comes with a non-perishable food donation per person to the Thurston County Food Bank.

Kids Day is Thursday, July 30; tickets are $2 at the gate.

Friday, July 31, is Military Appreciation Day. Tickets are $2 with military ID.

Admission for children 5 years old and younger is free every day.

For more information, call 360-786-5453 or visit ThurstonCountyFair.org.