Opening night of the Effingham Co. Fair

Opening night of the Effingham Co. Fair

SPRINGFIELD, GA (WTOC) - The feel of fall in Effingham County! It's opening night at the Fair in Springfield.

Festivities got started with a parade this evening. Monday's preview night featured no entry charge at the gate and all you can ride tickets for just $15.

The 73rd annual parade hosted several dance troops and both high school bands.

"It's special. Just to see all the kids come out and enjoy themselves. The different schools and it gives the other kids the opportunity to see what they have to look forward to in the years to come," said Shaneka Reddick.

There was talk about canceling the parade and fair due to Hurricane Matthew, but as you can see, that didn't happen!

For a schedule of this week's fair events, please click here.

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