CASA GRANDE, AZ -- Celebrations throughout the state are taking place to help commemorate Arizona's Centennial in 2012. Not to be left out, the 2012 Pinal Agri-Country Bluegrass Festival is joining in the fun! Held at the Pinal Fairgrounds and Event Center on 11 Mile Corner Road in Casa Grande, the festival features top Bluegrass artists from throughout the country. Just added to the festivities is a beautiful museum-like display highlighting our great state over the past 100 years.
The exhibit features photos and information on every Arizona Governor. Event attendees will take a visual trip through the decades featuring tidbits of Arizona history, photos and more. Colorful, interesting, educational and celebratory, it’s a display everyone is sure to enjoy.
The Centennial Exhibit, put together by the Arizona Exposition and State Fair, will be viewable throughout the event and is free with admission.
Other festival highlights will include 3 days of toe-tapping Bluegrass music, Quilt Show, Tractor Pulls (Saturday only), delectable food, terrific shopping opportunities, Classic Car Show (Saturday only) and a special Agri Sprouts Kids' Area on Saturday. The Kids' Area will feature stick horse trail rides, nickels in the haystack, pony rides, hay wagon rides, and much more.
Admission is only $7 for 13 and over. 12 and under is free. Parking is also free. Festival hours are 10 am to 5 pm on Friday, January 27, 9 am to 5pm on Saturday, January 28 and from 10 am to 5 pm on Sunday, January 29. RV camping is available onsite. For more information visit www.pinalfairgrounds.com
or call 520-723-7881.