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Fair Offers Saturday Ticket Office Hours Beginning July 18
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It’s time to set the TiVo for your favorite Saturday morning cartoons and make that coffee to go; the Stanislaus County Fair office will be extending its ticket office hours to the weekend.
Beginning Saturday, July 18, the Stanislaus County Fair ticket office will be open extended hours for all of your Fair ticket needs as follows:
• Saturday (July 18): 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
• Monday through Thursday (July 20 – 23): 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
• Friday (July 24):  8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
• Saturday (July 25): 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
• Sunday (July 26): 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
• Monday (July 27) through the end of Fair (Aug. 9): 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. everyday.

The extended ticket office hours will make purchasing discounted tickets even more convenient. Discount pricing on adult Fair admission tickets and unlimited ride wristbands is available through Thursday, July 30 at 7 p.m., the day before the Fair opens. Discount adult Fair admission is just $8 (regular $10) and unlimited ride wristbands are discounted to the price of $23 (regular $30).
Admission tickets are available at the Fair office, 900 No. Broadway, Turlock, at Valley First Credit Union branches in Modesto, Turlock and Oakdale, as well as from the convenience of your own home computer at While discounts conclude the day before the Fair opens, Fair guests can still save time at the admission gate by purchasing tickets online all the way through closing day of the Fair.
“Our focus is always on the fair guest experience,” said Pennie Rorex, spokesperson for the Stanislaus County Fair. “With the eTickets online system and Valley First Credit Union ticket outlets, it is easy and convenient for families to save both time and money.”
FoodMaxx Arena motorsports tickets are also on sale. Motorsports tickets can be purchased at or the Fair office.
The 2009 Stanislaus County Fair opens Friday, July 31 for a 10-day run. New to the 2009 Fair will be the Rainforest Adventure, presented by Sky Trek Aviation. This 8,000 square foot lush rainforest exhibit will be filled with reptiles, birds and mammals.