Thursday, July 16, 2015
ND State Fair – 1961 in 1961 the Minot – ND State Fair ran for 7 days … Sunday through Saturday. Things were a bit different in 1961. You could park your vehicle for 50 cents. Admission was 50 cents for adults …25 cents for teenagers and children under 12 were admitted free. Grandstand admission was $1.00 for adults and 50 cents for children. The evening show in the grandstand for the entire week was The State Fair Review. This was a new production from Minnesota featuring 4 production numbers with 20 girls and 7 other acts. The afternoon grandstand show was either auto daredevil thrill shows or chuck wagon racing. Of course there was the midway with carnival rides and exhibits of all types.