Kern County Fair opens Wednesday, runs through Oct. 1

The Kern County Fair is seen the morning of its opening day, Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, in Bakersfield, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX photo/Claudette Stefanian)

The Kern County Fair opens Wednesday and runs through Oct. 1.

Gates open at 3 p.m. Wednesday.

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The fair will be open 3-10 p.m. weekdays, noon to 11 p.m. Saturdays and noon to 10 p.m. Sundays. This Friday is Senior Day. The fair also stays open until 11 p.m. both this Friday and Friday, Sept. 29.

In addition to the rides, food, exhibitions and other events, the nightly concerts return to the Budweiser Pavilion. The concerts are included with paid admission to the fair.

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