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Countdown to the Benton Franklin Fair and Rodeo

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KENNEWICK, WA- Organizers and a lot of volunteers are grooming the fairgrounds for the Benton Franklin Fair and Rodeo, August 23-27.

This year's fair includes a car show, cheerleading competition and flying dogs, along with the traditional carnival and rodeo.

Headlining entertainment includes Joan Jet and the Blackhearts, Blue Oyster Cult, Brett Michaels, Lee Brice, and Kenny Rogers.

The concerts are free with the price of admission. Reserved seating is also available.

Fair Week kicks off Saturday August 20 with a fun run on Clover Island and a parade in downtown Kennewick. For more information about registering for the run or entering the parade, and advance ticket sales for concerts and the rodeo, click here.