Fair Comes To Mobile For 10 Days

Fair Comes To Mobile For 10 Days

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MOBILE, Alabama -

The 59th Annual Greater Gulf State Fair kicked off Friday afternoon at The Grounds in West Mobile.

This year fair officials tell News 5 they had a record number of presale tickets sold 2 weeks ago.

This year's fair features 2 ferris wheels, a dinosaur park, a zip line and plenty of food.

Fair officials expect 150,000 guests to the fair this year, with most of those people coming from within the city.

About 100 people waited in line Friday afternoon before the fair opened at 4 p.m.

The fair will run for 10 days, starting Friday. Friday night's fair will run until 1 a.m. Saturday for opening night.

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