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Jackson County Fair fun runs through Sunday

AMANDA McCOY/SUN HERALD 
 Jared Larsen holds up Ty Larsen, 5, so he can get a better view of the poultry on display during the opening day of the Jackson County Fair on Sunday, October 18, 2015. The fair continues throughout the week.
AMANDA McCOY/SUN HERALD Jared Larsen holds up Ty Larsen, 5, so he can get a better view of the poultry on display during the opening day of the Jackson County Fair on Sunday, October 18, 2015. The fair continues throughout the week. SUN HERALD

PASCAGOULA -- The 94th annual Jackson County Fair has been drawing crowds since it opened last week. If you haven't made it out yet, there is still time.

The fair, which will run through Sunday, is the place to be for rides, stockyard exhibits, live entertainment and plenty of food.

The fair, at Shortcut and Hospital roads in Pascagoula, has free parking in the north parking lot along Shortcut Road and along Vega Street, south of the fairgrounds.

Ride tickets start at $1 and rides average four tickets per ride but vary. Armband tickets will be available for $20 during Midnight Madness starting at 11 p.m. until 2 a.m. tonight and again from 12:30 to 5 p.m. and 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Sunday.

Along with midway food vendors, the food-booth pavilion at the northwest corner of the fairgrounds houses 10 individual food booths.

Other highlights of the fair:

Today

Children's Day: 2 to 6 p.m. today. Ride prices reduced

Dog Show (Barn): 6:30 p.m. today

Midnight Madness: 11 p.m. to 2 a.m today

Saturday

Family Day in the Barn: 9 a.m. to noon Saturday; educational hands-on activities for kids and families

Youth Livestock Show (Barn): 2 p.m. Saturday

Jackson County Idol Hunt: Talent Show at 6 p.m. Saturday

Sunday

Super Sunday: 12:30 to 5 p.m. or 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Sunday -- Armbands

For a full schedule of events visit co.jackson.ms.us/departments/fair.php (click on 2015 Fairbook).

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