Washington County Fair runs through Sept. 2 in Fayetteville

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Can you throw a plastic ring onto a knife? How many times riding the Tilt-a-Whirl is too many? How much cotton candy can you eat?

All of these questions and more will be answered this week in Fayetteville. It’s time for the fair!

The annual Washington County Fair runs from Tuesday Aug. 29 through Saturday, Sept. 2 on the fairgrounds at 2536 N. McConnell Ave. in Fayetteville.

Gates open each day at 10 a.m. Carnival rides start at 5 p.m. (noon on Saturday) and close at about 10 p.m. most evenings. Friday and Saturday nights, the carnival is open late until 2 a.m.

There’s a “Buckin’ at the Fair” bull riding event at 7 p.m. on Saturday night featuring riders from the The LJ Jenkins Bull Riding Tour.

Cost for entry at the fair is $5 for adults, and armbands for unlimited rides are sold nightly for $25. Children ages 6 and under get in free.

On Friday night, armbards are just $20 with a Pepsi can.

For a full schedule of events visit mywashingtoncountyfair.com.

Daily specials
Tuesday: $2 Tuesday, with $2 admission and $2 rides.
Wednesday: Kids get in free until 3 p.m., free petting zoo from 5 p.m.-close.
Thursday: Senior Citizens Day. 62 or Older get in free from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. UA students get in free w/ ID, too.
Friday” Midnight Madness armbands are $20 with a Pepsi can
Saturday: Armband $20 with Pepsi Can from 10 p.m. – 2 a.m.