POINT PLEASANT — The 56th annual Mason County Fair will get under way for six days starting Monday, Aug. 7 and run through Saturday, Aug. 12.
A fair tradition has been the sale of the first season pass which this year went to Brian Prim of Prim Law Firm, also a supporter of the livestock sale.
Season passes are $25 per person and can be purchased from any fair officer or board of director. Area businesses will be selling season passes as well throughout the county those businesses include: BB&T, Bob’s Market, City National Bank in Point Pleasant, Mason and New Haven, City of Point Pleasant Municipal Building, WVU County Extension Office, Farmers Bank in Mason and Point Pleasant, Fruth Pharmacy, Health Aid Pharmacy, Ohio Valley Bank, Peoples Bank, Piggly Wiggly, Sassafras Tires Letart, Southern States, Thompson Hardware New Haven, Tobacco King Mason, and Yauger Farm Supply.
Season passes do not include the carnival and a carnival ride ticket can be purchased for $5 per day. Daily admission for ages three and up is $8 per person, per day, Monday through Saturday. Daily admission tickets do include the carnival. Discount Day is Wednesday of the fair from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., the cost is $5 per person and does include the carnival rides.