Bangor State Fair opening rescheduled to Saturday due to rain

The opening of the 2013 Bangor State Fair was postponed due to the heavy rain that blanketed most of the state Friday. According to the fair website the official opening is planned for noon Saturday.
The opening of the 2013 Bangor State Fair was postponed due to the heavy rain that blanketed most of the state Friday. According to the fair website the official opening is planned for noon Saturday. Buy Photo
Posted July 26, 2013, at 1:11 p.m.
Last modified July 26, 2013, at 3:55 p.m.

BANGOR, Maine — The opening of the Bangor State Fair has been pushed back a day due to inclement weather.

Mike Dyer, general manager of the Cross Insurance Center, confirmed that the fair will open at noon Saturday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.

With rain forecasted to fall much of the afternoon, with some of it being heavy, Dyer said canceling the first day of the fair was the best logistical choice.

Weather conditions look better for Saturday, with sunny skies and temperatures in the low 80s forecasted.

“Everything should be fine by then,” Dyer said.

Admission to the fair is $12, which is good for shows, exhibitions and unlimited rides.

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