7/3/2013 8:14 AM
by Nadine Grimley
FAIRLEA - The West Virginia State Fair will sell discounted tickets before the big event starts in August.
The 2013 state fair is scheduled for August 9-17. This year's theme is "Feel the Magic." Officials said the discounted tickets are available at the state fair box office, online, or by phone through August 3. At the cheaper price, gate admissions are $8.25 for adults and $7.25 for kids. Discount carnival passes are also available, but concert tickets are full price.
Officials said the fair has an $18.3 million economic impact on the Mountain State.