5 days of mid-summer fun: County Fair offers something for everyone next week

 

It’s easy to make new friends at the Washington County Fair as this younger does by petting a calf in an exhibit barn at a past far. This year’s county fair opens Wednesday and runs through Aug. 5 at the fairgrounds in Lake Elmo. Gates open at 7 a.m. and exhibit buildings open from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.

LAKE ELMO — Persons looking for fun, food, animals, gardens, entertainment, even free weddings and wedding vow renewals, will find it all at this year’s Washington County Fair.

The annual fair is Wednesday through Aug. 5 at the County Fairgrounds in Lake Elmo. Fair gates open at 7 a.m. and exhibit buildings open from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. each day.

Admission is $7 for persons 16 years and older; $4 for persons ages 6 to 15 years, and free to children ages 5 years and younger. Senior citizens get free admission until 1 p.m. Aug. 3 as part of Senior Citizens Day at the fair.

Season passes to the fair are available at the Fair Office in Building B. Season passes are $18 for persons 16 years of age and older, and $6 for persons ages 6 to 15 years. Season passes are not sold at the gates during the fair.

Visit www.washingtoncountyfair.org for a complete schedule of events and exhibits.

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