State Fair advanced discounted ticket deadline approaching

The deadline for advanced discounted tickets for the 92nd annual State Fair of West Virginia is quickly approaching. Discounted tickets are on sale now through the fair’s website, by calling ETIX at 1-800-514-3849 or the State Fair Box Office until Aug. 5. Box Office Hours are 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., Monday-Friday and from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., this Saturday, July 30.
Tickets are also available through participating Walgreens Pharmacy locations until Aug. 10, and Greenbrier Medical Arts Pharmacy locations, Union Pharmacy and Western Greenbrier Pharmacy until July 29. For a list of participating locations, visit www.statefairofwv.com/tickets.
“The Fair is almost here and we are getting excited,” CEO Kelly Collins stated. “This year we have several new specials including free admission for children in fifth grade and below, a senior citizen’s day and a military discount day!”
For 2016 Advanced Adult tickets (6th grade and older) are $9 (tax included) in advance, or $11 (tax included) at the gate. Carnival discounts include a $25 Mega Pass, which is valid for one day and includes 12 hours of unlimited rides (11 a.m. – 11 p.m.). The $20 Big Pass includes six hours of unlimited rides (11 a.m. – 5p.m.) and is valid for one day. Individual sheets of carnival tickets are available at $10 for 15 tickets. Sales tax is not included.
Concert tickets are available for all shows and may be purchased via the website or the State Fair Box Office. Concert tickets are not offered at a discounted rate, but gate admission is included. Tickets purchased online and through ETIX are subject to a convenience fee.
Ride and concerts tickets are subject to a 6 percent West Virginia sales tax.

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