Pitt County Fair returns for 101st weekend

Published: Sep. 21, 2021 at 9:04 PM EDT
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GREENVILLE, N.C. (WITN) - The Pitt County Fair returned Tuesday, opening its doors to the public for the first time since before the pandemic.

The fair opened for the 101st time, after canceling last year’s event due to the pandemic.

This year, there are new rides, vendors and even entertainment magicians.

As for COVID-19 protocols, organizers have placed hand sanitizing stations all over the fairgrounds.

Masks are also required in buildings, but not outside, and groups are encouraged not to gather in close proximity.

All of the rides, food and fun will last until September 26th.

Inspectors with the Department of Labor’s Elevator and Amusement Device Bureau conducted ride inspections on over 30 of the rides at the fair, prior to opening.

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