POINT PLEASANT — Season passes are now on sale to the Mason County Fair which is Aug. 4-9.
This year, the first Mason County fair pass was sold to Mark Porter of Mark Porter GM Superstore in Pomeroy, Ohio.
Passes can be purchased up until Aug. 4 and are $25 (this does not include the carnival rides). However, carnival ride tickets may be purchased for $5 per day. General admission per day is $8 for ages three and up (with carnival rides included).
Passes can be purchased at BB and T, Bob’s Market and Greenhouses, City National Bank of Mason, New Haven and Point Pleasant, WVU/Mason County Extension Office, Farmers Bank of Mason and Point Pleasant, Foodland, Fruth Pharmacy, Health Aid Pharmacy, Ohio Valley Bank, Peoples Bank, Thompson’s Hardware of New Haven, Tobacco King of Mason, Yauger Farm Supply.
Senior Citizens’ Day is Tuesday, Aug. 5 where seniors over age 60 are admitted to the fairgrounds for free. Discount Days are Wednesday, Aug. 6 and Thursday, Aug. 7 where general admission tickets are $5 until 3 p.m. on these days.
The Mason County Fair recently announced its entertainment lineup which includes, country stars John Michael Montgomery at 9 p.m., Aug. 9, Eric Paslay at 9 p.m., Aug. 7 and Steve Holy at 9 p.m., Aug. 8. In addition, the fair has booked contemporary Christian and gospel group the Ball Brothers at 9 p.m., Aug. 5 and the Aerosmith tribute band, Draw The Line, at 9 p.m., Aug. 6. The Fair Queen Contest takes place at 8 p.m., Aug. 4.
The Mason County Fair Parade starts at noon Aug. 2. Parade begins at the corner of Second and Main streets and ends at the offices of Mason County Schools at 11th Street. For more information, call Brian Billings at 304-675-6633 ; Teddy Thomas at 304-675-1034 ; or the Mason County Fair Office at 304-675-5463.