Tuesday is KIMA Military Appreciation Day at Central Wash. State Fair!

Tuesday is KIMA Military Appreciation Day at Central Wash. State Fair!

YAKIMA, Wash. -- It's an event the whole family looks forward to every year. The 2013 Central Washington State Fair is here!

Tuesday, September 24th is KIMA-TV Military Appreciation Day at the fair. Admission is just $7 for active military, veterans and inactive military with ID. A special flag-raising ceremony will be held at 1 p.m. near the gazebo.

The fair entertainment lineup includes something for everyone:

  • Classic rock band Styx
  • Country performers Lonestar and Sawyer Brown
  • Pop group Plain White T's
  • Rapper Sean Kingston
  • Christian rock group Kutless
  • Western group Riders in the Sky
  • Comedy duo Williams and Ree

Organizers have added a new rodeo event and the demolition derby will be back. American Sprint Car Series Northwest Region racing will be at the grandstand on the opening weekend of the fair.

Free events include the return of the Walk on the Wild Side exhibit which features exotic animals and reptiles, Barnville where kids can milk a cow and a superhero exhibit called Hall of Heroes.

Tickets for reserved seating at the Budweiser Stage and Coca-Cola Grandstand are on sale now. Free seating for each performance is limited.

The fair runs from September 20th through September 29th at Yakima's State Fair Park.

Click here to learn more about the Central Washington State Fair »