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Rain means free admission, no rides at the York Fair

The York Dispatch
Sesame Street Live brightens the stage during their performance at York Fair, Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018. Dawn J. Sagert photo

The York Fair is offering free admission and parking for everyone on Sunday, Sept. 9, organizers announced.

The gates open at noon, and fair organizers ask that people enter through gates 1, 4 or 6. Closing time is 9 p.m.

Rides and games on the Midway and Kiddie Kingdom will be closed for safety reasons, the fair said in an email, and there might be a limited number of food vendors and commercial exhibits open.

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From right, Briana Goodrich, of Dallastown, holds Jasper Wire, 2, of Manchester Township, while she watches her son Bradley Weber, 3, sing and dance during the early performance of Sesame Street Live at York Fair, Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018. Dawn J. Sagert photo

But indoor events will go on as planned.

"CHiPS" star Erik Estrada will be available for meet-and-greet session noon-2:30 p.m and 4-7 p.m. at the fairgrounds fire station.

Country musician Garrett Shultz will perform at the Community Pavilion at 5 p.m., and country group LANCO will be there at 6:30 p.m

The Livestock Arena and Ag Education Center will be open as usual, as will the other buildings in the York Expo Center complex.

For more information, go to http://yorkfair.org.