⇒ 1: Change of clothes your children will need after playing in the shooting water feature in front of the Hangar
⇒ 3: Number of free rides kids can earn by reading two books
⇒ $0: Entrance cost for kids 12 and younger on Thursdays
⇒ $30: What it costs for unlimited ride wristbands, sold until 5 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays
⇒ 2: Dollars it will cost on Thursday afternoons to sample various fair foods
⇒ 1,500: Calories in a Krispy Kreme triple cheeseburger at Chicken Charley’s at the Fair. A 60-pound kid burns 70 calories in an hour of walking around. That math is scary!
⇒ 4: How many of the 20 scheduled acts at this year’s Fair (a lineup that includes Styx, UB40, and The B-52s) our panel of kids have heard of.
You must be:
⇒ 32: inches for the smallest rides such as buggy cars or motorcycles
⇒ 36: inches to ride the dragon roller coaster alone
⇒ 42 : inches to ride most kids’ stuff, including the pirate adventure, alone
⇒ 48 : inches to ride just about everything!