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50th State Fair begins this weekend, runs through July 5

The 50th State Fair begins its weekend runs Friday through Monday, Memorial Day, at Aloha Stadium. The fair will run through Sunday, July 5.

General admission is $5 children and adults, children under 40 inches tall free, except on $1 days or $1 nights.

Monday is Military Appreciation Day, which means free admission for active duty and retired military personnel and their dependents, including Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, and National Guard. You must have a valid military ID to receive free admission.

Military personnel will also receive a coupon Monday good for $5 off the regular price of a 10-ride wristband. For every coupon redeemed, $2 will be donated to the Armed Services YMCA for their Wounded Warriors Fund. You must have a valid military ID to redeem the discount coupon.

Special attractions include a grizzly bear exhibit (showtimes 7:30 p.m. Fridays; 6 and 8 p.m. Saturdays; and 3, 6 and 8 p.m. this Monday and Sundays), a circus (9 p.m.Fridays; 7 and 9 p.m. Saturdays; and 4, 7 and 9 p.m. this Monday and Sundays), pig racing (7 and 8:30 p.m. Fridays; 5, 6:30 and 8:30 p.m. Saturdays; and 3:30, 5, 6:30 and 8:30 p.m. this Monday and Sundays), and a petting zoo with a separate admission cost of $3.

The fair continues:

  • May 29-31
  • June 4-7
  • June 12-14
  • June 19-21
  • June 26-28
  • July 3-5

With operating hours:

  • Fridays: 6 p.m.
  • Saturdays: 4 p.m.
  • Sundays: Noon (except May 31)
  • Monday, May 25: Noon
  • Sunday, May 31: 4 p.m.
  • Thursday, June 4: 6 p.m.

Closing is normally between 11 p.m. and midnight, but management reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to close early.

Upcoming specials include:

  • Thursday, June 4: 2-Coupon Ride Night

    Admission $2
  • Sundays, June 14, 21 & 28

    Noon to 6 p.m. $1 Children & Adults

    6 p.m. to closing $3

  • July 4th Weekend

    Children & Adults $1

RIDE SPECIALS

  • All Rides 2 Coupons each

    4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

    Saturdays: May 30, June 6, 13, 20 & 27

    Sunday, May 31: 6 p.m. to closing

    Thursday, June 4

Wristbands

  • 10-Ride Wristband $35

    Sunday, May 24: Noon to 6 p.m.

    Monday, May 25: Noon to closing

    Sunday, May 31: 6 p.m. to closing

    Sunday, June 7: Noon to closing

    Fridays, June 12, 19 & 26: 6 p.m. to closing

    Sundays, June 14, 21 & 28: Noon to closing

  • 10-Ride Wristband $20

    Friday, July 3: 6 p.m. to closing

    Saturday, July 4: 4 p.m. to closing

    Sunday, July 5: Noon to closing

Wristband tabs are good on any ride for which the customer meets the height requirement and are to be removed by ride operators only. Wristbands are valid only on the day purchased.

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