2019 Cumming Fair has Arrived

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2019 Cumming Fair has Arrived

An overview of the fair featuring many rides such as the mantis, sky buckets, and priate ship.
Photo by: Anes Ribic

An overview of the fair featuring many rides such as the mantis, sky buckets, and priate ship. Photo by: Anes Ribic

An overview of the fair featuring many rides such as the mantis, sky buckets, and priate ship. Photo by: Anes Ribic

An overview of the fair featuring many rides such as the mantis, sky buckets, and priate ship. Photo by: Anes Ribic

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The 2019 Fairgrounds Fair and Festival has arrived in Cumming, Georgia. The fair opened in the first week of Oct. 3  and will last until Oct. 13. This year, the fair expanded the days that they will be present for ten days whereas years prior, the Cumming Fair was available only for seven days. 

 

Admission for children under the age of ten is free and for people over ten, the admission is seven dollars. The Cumming Fair and Festival has three ticket options:

 

21 tickets- $20 

55 tickets- $50 

120 tickets- $120

 

Monday, Oct.  7 will include $20 for unlimited rides until Sunday

 

As for parking, any parking deck near the Fairground will cost a total of $5 and the amount has to be paid in cash.

 

This year the Cumming Fairground featured concerts from various artists such as Roots N Boots and Sammy Kershaw which occurred on Oct. 8.

 

As for the rides, The fair has added in new rides such as the Surfer, which is similar to the X Factor, but moves faster and higher. The cyclops has returned for another year along with the Mantis. Senior Anthony Dimola stated “Mantis is by far my favorite ride. I love the adrenaline rush when the ride stays upside down.” The fair also includes calming rides such as the sky buckets and the Ferris wheel. Senior Adrian Pascual explained “The Ferris wheel is my favorite ride to just enjoy the moment and maybe even go up there with a pretty girl.”

 

The Fairgrounds features numerous numbers of food trucks on both sides of the premises. These food trucks include foods such as burgers, hot dogs, and fries. For people that enjoy sweets, these food trucks offer fried oreos and funnel cakes. Senior Cami Tingler states “I only go to the fair for the food, but occasionally I will go on a ride but hope to not get sick.”

 

The Cumming Fairgrounds will depart on Sunday, Oct. 13 and will not return for another year. 

Tickets will remain the same price along with unlimited rides included the whole week.