The Greater Columbus Fair begins today at the Columbus Civic Center

October 11, 2011 

The Greater Columbus Fair begins its run at the Columbus Civic Center today. Hours are today through Thursday, 5 p.m. to 11 p.m.; Friday, 5 p.m. to 1 a.m.; Saturday, 11 a.m. to 1 a.m. and Sunday, 2 p.m. to 12 a.m.

Admission is free for children 2 and younger; $2 for seniors and children ages 3 to 9; $3 for military; $2 for everyone today; $5 for adults on Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday; $7 for adults on Friday and Saturday. Free for kids 12 and younger on Thursday.

Value passes are available for $22 until 5 p.m. today at the Civic Center box office. The pass is good for unlimited rides and free admission on any one day of the fair.

Wristbands for rides are $22 and can be purchased on the fair’s midway. You can get two ride wristbands for the price of one on Wednesday.

If you’re looking for the Exchange Club of Columbus’ hot dog sale, you won’t find it at South Commons. The sale is now held at the Shrine Club, 3202 Edgewood Road. It runs 11 a.m.-2 p.m. through Saturday this week.

For a $7 ticket, you get a foot-long hot dog with chili, chips and a drink. Call 706-289-5667 and your order will be delivered to your car. Proceeds from the event help many community service projects.

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