Giveaway: Tickets to State Fair 2012

The annual State Fair at the New Meadowlands Fairground is back in town with 17 days of action-packed fun beginning this Friday night!

For families looking for some Jersey fun, State Fair 2012 is where it’s at. Just think about all the zeppoles to be eaten!

The first Fair at the Meadowlands opened in 1986 as a 6-day event encompassing 10 acres offering a dozen rides and games. Today State Fair is the largest Fair in New Jersey encompassing 35 acres plus 20,000 parking spaces featuring over 300 free shows, 150 rides and attractions plus over 50 food vendors from around the country.

This year’s fair will have many free shows, such as Belmont’s Festival of Magic, The Big Cat Show, a Live Shark Encounter and much more. There will also be concerts to enjoy and lots of rides for teens and grownups, as well as over 25 rides for children including live animal rides.

And guess what? We’re giving away admission tickets! Two lucky readers will each win 4 tickets to take the family to State Fair and have fun.

To enter tell us your favorite thing at State Fair. Do the rides get you excited? Like the freaky carnival shows? Do zeppoles get you zany?

No purchase necessary. Starts Tuesday, June 19, 2012 at 10 am EST and ends Thursday, June 21, 2012 at 11:59 pm. Two people who reply to this post by 11:59 pm EST on Thursday, June 21, 2012 , will be chosen at random to each win 4 general admission tickets to State Fair at the New Meadowlands Fairground. Open to U.S. residents ages 18 and older. Void where prohibited.

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State Fair 2012
Who: All ages.
What: Annual State Fair at the Meadowlands.
Where: Meadowlands, 102 Route 120, East Rutherford, NJ.
When: Friday, June 22 – Sunday, July 8. Times vary, see hours.
Cost:Weekday tickets for children under 12: $5. For those 13 or older: $7. Children under 34″ are free everyday. Parking: Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday: FREE /Thursday -Sunday: $4 /June 22, Opening Night: $1 For more information call 973-450-1073 or visit online here.

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  1. I’m not a fan of the rides, I’m not into games of chance and most of the food items wouldn’t fit into the loosest of diets. Oh…but the atmosphere! Now that I enjoy.

  2. We have never been to the NJ State fair but my kids love rides and this would be a great chance to go check out what the State Fair has to offer

  3. What I like most about the fair is the yummy funnel cakes, the games, and the circus. I followed you on twitter from @sweety451.

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