7 Interesting FUNFAIR FACTS

Sept 20 to Oct 1, 2017, Bakersfield CA is celebrating the Great KERN County Fair.  But before you visit the fair, let’s take a review at how much information you got.

7 Interesting FUN FAIR FACTS!

  1. “Funfair” is a British term and “Carnival” is the American term for Amusement show with amusement rides, games of chances and skills, food, food and food.
  2. “Chicago World Fair” was the first fair that began in 1893 to celebrate the 400th anniversary of Christopher Columbus’s arrival in the New Worldin 1492.
  3. The High Roller in Las Vegas is the World’s tallest Ferris Wheels with 550 feet high.
  4. Funnel Cakes were a specialty from the Dutch or the German immigrants in the state of Pennsylvania who served the treat during harvest festivals and holidays.
  5. Deep Fried Mac-n-cheese has the most Calories with 1756 calories
  6. In 2015, Texas has the biggest state fair in the US showing 3.5 Million visitors.
  7. Cotton Candy was introduced by a Dentist named Dr. William Morrison from Nashville in 1904 at St. Louis World’s Fair.

 

FIY for the Great Kern County Fair

Dates ……………………………………………………………………… Sept 20 – Oct 1

Adults……………………………………………………………………… $ 12

Ages 6 – 12……………………………………………………………….. $ 5

Ages 5 & under…………………………………………………………. FREE

Seniors (62 or better)………………………………………………… $ 9

Active & Retired Military with ID……………………………….. FREE

Parking…………………………………………………………………….. $10

Who’s excited to go to the fair now? Bring these facts with you to make learning more fun!

Thank you for reading.

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