Why you shouldn’t have to pay to go to fair oaks
You can pay to attend a fair or go to a fair on the streets of Melbourne without having to pay anything.
Fair oaks Hospital is offering free admission to residents of Folsom Street Fair, Fairview Farm and the West Footscray Fairground from Saturday.
The event will also include a ‘fair walk’ in the city, with people walking and running in the streets.
Organisers said it was aimed at promoting healthy eating and promoting positive social behaviour.
People can register for the fair through Fair Oaks Hospital’s website and are encouraged to come dressed in their best attire, the Fair Oaks Health website said.
Participants can pay at the door or by phone or bank transfer.
Tickets cost $55 for adults, $35 for kids aged 16 and under, and $30 for seniors aged 60 and over.
It is the fourth time the fair has been held at Melbourne’s West Foot Scray Fairgrounds in 2018.
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