Grand Forks fair kicks off today

GRAND FORKS, N.D. - The Greater Grand Forks Fair & Exhibition kicks off today.

Gate admission is free, but daily ride passes bought at the fairgrounds are $25.

The Grandstand will offer River Cities Speedway races Friday night, Motocross Saturday night and a Demolition Derby and Herbie Derby for compact cars Sunday.

Also new will be nightly family bingo with cash and prizes. Another feature: Free carnival rides from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday for current and former military families with ID.

Entertainment at the free stage will be Night Ryder from 6 to 8:30 p.m. today; Downtown Horns, 8:30 to 11 p.m. today; Full Tilt, 6 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday; Identity 5, 8:30 to 11 p.m. Thursday; "Back to the '50s" Summer Performing Arts performances, 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday; Kenny and the Classics with Maury Finny and Gary Emerson, 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday; Big Bizness, 9 p.m. to midnight Saturday; and the WoodPicks, 6 p.m. Sunday.


The Grand Forks (N.D.) Herald and The Forum are both owned by Forum Communications Co.

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