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South Florida Fair: Seniors Day, free before 4, WPB

The South Florida Fair is a prime attraction packed with family fun and entertainment, with rides, food vendors, exhibits, parades, performers, competitions and so much more. Whether you're into learning about livestock or watching twirlers or dance teams; discovering things about farming and agriculture; or watching high divers, tricksters and munching on fair food while listening to singers and bands, then, this is it. The Fair has it all, something for all ages.

This year's theme is Dive Into The Fun at the South Florida Fair: Jan. 12-28, 2024, at the South Florida Fairgrounds, 9067 Southern Blvd., West Palm Beach. It will feature events and presentations by Cox Science Center and Aquarium, Manatee Lagoon, Loggerhead Marinelife Center and more.

Advance discount admission tickets are $10 for guests 11 years and older. Admission is free for children 10 and under. This price disappears on opening day and is only available online.

Tickets are valid any one day of the Fair, however, if you use the $10 advance discount admission ticket on opening day, Jan. 12, you can keep the ticket and return another day, courtesy of Publix.

Once the Fair opens on January 12, admission tickets are $15 for 11 years and older Monday-Friday, and $20 on Saturday and Sunday. Admission is free for children 10 and younger.

Fees for rides, games and other attractions vary, as do vendor prices, etc. You can get 30 rides for $25; see more details here: Buy Tickets Online.

Here's a sample list of activities:

Photo/South Florida Fair

For a complete list of entertainment and activities visit the online calendar at South Florida Fair.

Parking is $10 standard or $20 premium. For more details, see Fair Parking & Traffic Information.

South Florida Fair / Cowboy Circus Corral

Cowboy and circus tricks offers kids and adults an opportunity to participate, with music, comedy and more. Kids can ride rocking horses and learn how to lasso, etc.

FREE admission on Monday, Jan. 22, for seniors who are 60 or older from noon to 4 p.m., courtesy of Humana. After 4 p.m., special Senior day admission is $5 per person. ID required.

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