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From Banana Eating Contest To Top Musical Acts, Mason County Fair Offers Variety Of Fun

Reported by: Send eMail Taylor Deer, Jeff Morris
Reported: Jul. 15, 2014 4:14 PM EDT
Updated: Jul. 15, 2014 5:52 PM EDT
Mason County Fair Photo
Mason County Fair Photo

Point Pleasant , Mason County , West Virginia

For 53 years, this event has been providing more than a fair amount of fun.

The Mason County Fair, scheduled Aug. 4-9 at the fairgrounds north of Point Pleasant, is packed with activities again this year. Of course, there are the musical acts, food and animal exhibits that draw the crowds, but there are wacky events such as the pie and banana eating contests, toilet paper toss and the chicken catch.

Some of the main events include the fair queen contest, Ball brothers gospel music, Draw the Line (“Aerosmith” tribute), pretty baby contest, Eric Paisley performance and the John Michael Montgomery concert.

Opening ceremonies are set for 7:45 p.m. Aug. 4.

To pump up the town for the fair, the fair parade is set to start 12 p.m. Aug. 2 in downtown Point Pleasant.

At the fair, the carnival hours will be 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. every day except on discount days. Discount days are Wednesday and Thursday and the carnival will open an hour earlier at 12 p.m.

For more information about the fair, click here.



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