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Western Carolina State Fair opens soon with a chance to win tickets for a week

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AIKEN, SC (WFXG) -

The Western Carolina State Fair will be coming back to the CSRA very soon.

The 10 day fair will run starting Oct. 20 and go until Oct. 29 at the Aiken Fairgrounds located at 561 May Royal Drive in Aiken. The gates will open each weekday at 5 p.m. and at noon on Saturday and Sunday. Advanced admission tickets are $6 and $8 at the gate. Children 5 and under are free.

In addition to general admission passes, the advance purchase Mega Pass is available for $25 and can be purchased until Oct. 19. The Mega Pass includes admission into the fair, unlimited rides and attractions for one night. You also have a chance to win a ticket for each day Oct. 20 to Oct. 29 in the "golden ticket" contest. 5 tickets will be given away. Four of them have been hidden in random bars of chocolate which can be found for purchase at Cyndi’s Sweet Shoppe and AllStar Tents & Events. The chocolate bars are $2 each. The fifth ticket will be given away through a social media contest. Participants who purchase a chocolate bar, but do not find a golden ticket, is encouraged to post a funny photo with your empty chocolate bar wrappers and post to the fair Facebook page with the hashtag #secondchanceticket. Three finalists will be and the winner will be chosen by a popular vote. All golden ticket proceeds benefit the non-profit organization CanHope.

Visit the fair website letsrideaiken.com or westerncarolinastatefair.com for information on tickets, ticket locations, discounts, themed nights, activities, contests and more. You can also visit the Western Carolina State Fair Facebook page. 

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