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York Fair 2016 ticket prices and admission specials

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The York Fair returns on Friday with 10 days of live entertainment, animal exhibits, carnival rides and food.

Are you ready?

The gates open at 11 a.m. on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays and at noon Monday through Thursday.

Admission is $8 for adults, $4 for children 6-18 and college students with ID and free for children 5 and under. A fair-long pass, which includes parking, can also be purchased for $75.

Parking inside the fairgrounds is $7.

Here are some admission specials to look forward to throughout the fair.

Friday, Sept. 9 – Dollar Day

  • $1 admission for everyone all day
  • $1 rides on Deggeller Midway rides

Saturday, Sept. 10

  • $23 Deggeller Ride-All-Day wristbands

Sunday, Sept. 11 – Salute To Our Heroes

  • Free admission all day for active-duty military, veterans, emergency service personnel and one guest with proper ID badge or certification card
  • $23 Deggeller Ride-All-Day wristbands

** Stick around for a Heroes Salute Parade at 4:30 p.m., winding through the fair to the Grandstand, to be followed by a patriotic performance from the Dennis Lee Band.

Monday, Sept. 12 – Community Courier Day

  • Free admission all day for up to four people with a coupon from the Community Courier newspaper or
  • $20 Deggeller Ride-All-Day wristbands

Tuesday, Sept. 13 – Utz Day

  • $3 off regular adult admission with a coupon from an Utz Salty Snack bag
  • $20 Degeller Ride-All-Day wristbands

Wednesday, Sept. 14 – Weis Markets Day

  • Half-priced admission for up to four people all day with a Weis Markets Shoppers Club Card
  • $20 Deggeller Ride-All-Day wristbands

Thursday, Sept. 15 – Senior Citizens Day/College Day

  • Free admission from noon to 4 p.m. for senior citizens with a Medicare card.
  • $2 admission all day for college students with student ID
  • $20 Deggeller Ride-All-Day wristbands

Friday, Sept. 16 – Preschool Pals Day

  • Free admission from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. for one adult with a pre-schooler.
  • $10 Kiddie Kingdom Ride wristbands (purchase 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and ride until 4 p.m.)
  • $21 Deggeller Ride-All-Day wristbands

Saturday, Sept. 17

  • $23 Deggeller Ride-All-Day wristbands

Sunday, Sept. 18 – $20 Carload Day

  • $20 admission per car (includes parking on the fairgrounds)
  • $18 Deggeller Ride-All-Day wristbands

**All those admitted may also gain entry to the free Demolition Derby at 4 p.m. at the Grandstand.