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Oregon State Fair begins Friday in Salem

Oregonians can enjoy carnival rides, fair food favorites, competitions, entertainment, animals and more during the Oregon State Fair from Friday to Sept. 2.

Hundreds of free and ticketed activities and performances offer something for everyone.

Fair admission is $11 for adults and $6 for seniors and kids ages 6 to 12; 5 and younger are free. That includes free entry to the Classic Cars, Blues, Brews & Barbecue Festival Saturday and Sunday and Harvestfest Aug. 31 through Sept. 2, plus daily free and ticketed performances on seven stages.

The Oregon State Fair is located in Salem at 2330 17th St. NE. Visit oregonstatefair.org for more information.

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