Allentown Fair OPENS TODAY, ‘step right up for deals now’

Sep 1st, 2015Press Release from The Great Allentown Fair

The Great Allentown Fair opens today with two special PREVIEW NIGHT offerings.  Fairgoers 12 and under are always admitted free, but today when admission is $3 for 13 and over, those bringing a food item donation for the Second Harvest Food Bank will get in “for a Buck and a Can.”

Then for the first time ever, the Fair Preview Night is a Dollapalooza!  Fair vendors and Powers Great American Midways are offering $1 specials on rides, games and food.  That’s $1 a ride, $1 on select games and each of the 92 food stands at the fair will be offering one item on their menu at only $1.

The fair opens at 4 p.m.  The official opening ceremonies are at 4:30 p.m. at the RCN Farmerama Theater where the new Fair Queen Aliza Nyce will be introduced and “Dapper Dan” Bonner, the fair’s official clown for 36 years that retired last year, will be honored.

Tickets are still available for this evenings Grandstand concert featuring Def Leppard, Styx and Tesla.  The fair box office opens at noon and stays open until after the start of the show.

Today is the last day to purchase $4 half price admission tickets that can be used anytime regular $8 admission is charged throughout fairweek running today through Labor Day Monday.

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