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Broward County Fair offers free entry for first responders, veterans and military

The Broward County Fair fun runs from November 18-November 27, 2022 at the Gulfstream Park Village, a shopping, dining and entertainment plaza, 901 Federal Highway, Hallandale 33009. Rides and food for purchase are featured at the 46 yr-old annual fair. Free parking on-site.

Entry fees into the fair range from free to $10. Ride wristbands are $25 to $40.

For lower prices, Broward fair offers these deals and others:

  • free entry 5 p.m. – 12 a.m. November 18 in exchange for a non-perishable food item, ride wristbands for $30
  • $5 entry before 4 p.m. November 19; venue opens at 12 p.m.
  • $5 entry before 4 p.m. November 20, free for veterans, first responders and military.  $30 Unlimited Ride Bands 12 p.m. – 4 p.m.;  $40 Unlimited Ride Bands 5 p.m. – 11p.m.
  • $5 entry 5 p.m. – 12 p.m November 21, $25 wristbands
  • $5 entry until 8 p.m. November 23, $10 entry after 8 p.m., $30 ride wristbands until 8 p.m., $40 wristbands after 8 p.m. 
  • $5 entry until 8 p.m. November 24, $10 after 8 p.m.
  • free entry 12 p.m. – 2 p.m. November 25
  • $5 entry before 4 p.m. and ride bands for $30 2 p.m. – 5 p.m. After 5 p.m., ride bands are $40 November 26
  • Other deals and information are online

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