75th Annual Central States Fair to open with enhanced safety features

RAPID CITY, S.D. — The 75th Annual Central States Fair kicks off this Friday the 21st.

The Board of Directors for the fair ground has devised a plan that provides enhanced safety features following CDC guidelines.

With added hand sanitizer stations across the complex and additional cleaning of the fair grounds, there will be designated team that will focus on cleaning rides throughout the entire day.

“Throughout the fair grounds a green team or clean team for the carnival itself, in addition to their daily cleaning their routine cleaning of the rides,” said Ron Jeffries , General Manager of the Central States Fair, “We have a team that is gonna go out and they are dedicated just to cleaning rides all day long, so the carnival will be the cleanest thing you will touch in your week long activities.”

All of the events will be limited capacity in order for guests to social distance. The fair runs for 9 days through Sunday the 30th.

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