VAN WERT — Season passes for the 2014 Van Wert County Fair are now available at various locations throughout the county. Passes are the same price as last year at $18 and allow admission for all five days of the fair, Aug. 27–Sept. 1. Single day admission is $5 for adults or $3 kids 9-15. Ages 8 and under are free.

This year offers lots of free entertainment with highlights featuring Chris August in the Gospel Pavilion at 7 p.m. Aug. 30 and Polly Mae (country) in the Entertainment Tent at 7 p.m. Aug. 27 or Cook & Belle (also country) at 7 p.m. Aug. 30. Southern Gospel lovers can hear performances in the Gospel Pavilion on both Wednesday and Friday evenings with more Contemporary Christian music on Sunday evening, all free of charge with paid admission into the fair. Rock and roll performers Broken Lights are scheduled in the entertainment tent on Monday for those looking for a way to celebrate after the horse races this Labor Day.

Please note: Membership tickets (if you choose to vote) are only available at the fair office and are the same $18. Also, ride armbands, reserved seat tickets for harness racing, thoroughbred racing, truck and tractor pull, demo derby, The Build a New Band Show featuring The Naked Karate Girls, and cheerleading need to be purchased at the fair office.

Season passes can be purchased at the following locations:

Becky’s Village Restaurant - Willshire

Convention Visitors Bureau - Van Wert

Brookside Convenience Store - Van Wert

Delphos Discount Drugs - Delphos

Century Trading - Van Wert

Flat Lands Supply - Van Wert

Chamber of Commerce - Van Wert

Hall Lumber - Convoy

Clark’s Pharmacy - Van Wert

Hemker Grain Inc. - Venedocia

Collin’s Fine Foods - Van Wert

Huggy Bear Campground - Middle Point

Kennedy Kuhn - Van Wert

Mercer Landmark - Glenmore

Ohio City Express - Ohio City

Partee Shop - Van Wert

Rambler’s Roost - Middle Point

Scott Variety Store - Scott

Sportsman - Van Wert

TJ’s Grocerette - Rockford & Willshire

Tyler’s Short Stop - Van Wert

United Equity - Delphos

Van Wert Party Mart (Shell) - Van Wert

Wrenco Trophy - Wren