Opening Day for the Benton-Franklin Fair's 60th Anniversary
KENNEWICK, Wash.-- Tuesday was the first day of a special year for the Benton-Franklin Fair and Rodeo. It's the fair's 60th anniversary.
Staff is stepping up many different events. They're having more vendors, bigger names for entertainment, and a few special events.
Lori Lancaster, Manager for the Benton-Franklin Fair, says this year there are 300 different vendors. Big band names, such as Chicago, will be featured. Also, there will be a special time capsule buried and a couple is planning to get married on the Ferris wheel.