How to Get to a Fair and Get Out of Your Fair—Again
The Fair is one of the oldest and most venerable fairs in the United States, and it’s still going strong.
As of 2017, there were more than 30,000 participants across the country.
Fairgoers are often the ones who come up with the fun, memorable events that go viral, and they get to celebrate all the food, games, and activities that make a fair such a big deal.
Here are the top tips to getting out of a fair.
Fair organizers and vendors say it’s not always easy to get into a fair without your own money.
If you have a credit card, be sure to buy some.
You can get into the fair by making an appointment online, making an in-person reservation at the fair, or visiting one of its vendors.
Some fairs will have a vendor booth on site, so you can bring your own food and supplies, but many of them also offer vendor booths, too.
Make sure you’re there to witness the fair as much as possible.
You’re more likely to get a great experience if you’re in attendance, so make sure you’ve got the best vantage point.
You might be able to buy a lot of free food and drinks if you’ve already been to the fair several times, but make sure to check the vendor booths to make sure they’re safe.
Some of the vendors have policies in place to prevent vendors from bringing food to the grounds or providing food to people who’ve been banned from entering the fairgrounds.
Don’t be a tourist, though.
While there are plenty of places to find food and drink at fairs, the best places to eat and drink are on the main drag or in the main plaza, and many of the locations have designated drinking fountains.
Donning a safety mask while in a fairgrounds is also a good idea, but you should definitely wear a mask while at the booths or in a vendor stall.
Also, make sure the vendors are licensed, and there’s an extensive list of vendors in the Fair Food and Beverage Program.
You should also be aware that some fairs have special food and beverage vendors.
Be prepared to pay extra for food and beverages at these events.
You may want to consider buying your own supplies and food from vendors.
Make certain that you’re bringing in the correct type of food and that you can make it back to your vehicle before the fair is over.
If there are no vendors at the entrance, you’ll likely have to leave without buying any supplies.
If the food and/or beverages you bring are not ready when you arrive, you may be stuck with the food.
Fair food and concessions have special prices that can be used to help you cover the cost of your food.
Check the fairs website for information on these prices.
You don’t have to bring your food and refreshments to the entrance.
However, if you are unsure if a food or refreshment vendor is open, ask them.
They may be able offer you a discount, which may help to cover the costs of your meal.
If a food vendor is offering you a discounted price, you should consider using the discount to cover your cost of the food you’re ordering.
You’ll want to leave your credit card information and contact information with the vendor.
Some vendors may also have a cash register where you can use cash for a fee.
Fair vendors can be a good place to take your kids to if they want to do so, but be careful about going there alone.
There are some vendors that will take kids if they have a parent or guardian.
If your child is not comfortable or is not allowed in the fair’s concession area, you can also go to another fairgrounds and purchase food from a vendor.
However; you’ll have to be careful because some vendors have strict rules about food and items being sold in the concession area.
If someone offers to sell your child’s food at a fair, don’t be fooled.
You have a legal right to ask questions, so be sure you know what you’re getting into.
If it’s something you know you won’t be able or willing to accept, do not buy.
If possible, ask the vendor if they’ll be willing to sell you the food they’re offering.
If not, you need to leave.
Fairgrounds don’t just have food.
Some also offer games and activities.
Many of the fairland games include things like sand, slide, and obstacle courses, which are usually free.
You could try playing a few games at the carnival or at a local amusement park, or try out some new activities like ballooning or bungee jumping.
Some parks also offer a small children’s area, which has slides, games and a few activities like pinball.
Be sure to ask about any restrictions before you go.
You need to know where to go to if you want to visit a fair with your kids.
You will need to provide your own transportation and set up