Arts & Entertainment

Catch some fun at fair

YAKIMA -- The festivities at the Central Washington State Fair include a swath of musical guests, Pro-West Rodeo finals and a demolition derby, not to mention the animals, the food, the rides and the fun.

Fair admission is $11 for adults, $9 for seniors, $7 for kids 6-12 and free for ages 5 and younger. Parking fee is $6. Wristbands for all rides vary from $25 to $30, depending on which day you attend.

Here's what's on tap:

-- Sept. 26: Dollar Day; admission is $1 with parking also only a buck up until 3 p.m.

-- Sept. 27: Foreigner concert at 7:30 p.m.

-- Sept. 28: A Mexican rodeo starts at 2 p.m. and the Manhattan Transfer concert is at 6 p.m.

-- Sept. 29: A hip-hop contest starts at 3 p.m. and a battle of the bands is at 6 p.m.

-- Sept. 30: Blackhawk concert at 7 p.m.

-- Oct. 1: Family Force 5 concert at 7 p.m.

-- Oct. 2: Elvin Bishop with Curtis Salgado concert at 7 p.m.

-- Oct. 3: The Pro-West Rodeo finals start at 2 p.m. with a Neil McCoy concert at 7:30 p.m.

-- Oct. 4: Raven-Symoné concert at 7:30 p.m.

-- Oct. 5: Demolition Derby starts at 2 p.m.

All entertainment is free with fair admission.