Phoenix Business Journal by Angela Gonzales, Senior Reporter
Date: Sunday, October 2, 2011, 1:40pm MST
The Arizona State Fair is starting the state centennial birthday party early.
Fairgoers will be treated to Arizona-themed events, including Passport to Culture and Celebrate the Arizona Experience. As part of Arizonaâ€™s Fair-time Birthday Bash, these events will take place in the Arizona Lottery Backyard on Oct. 22 and Oct. 23. The two-day celebration of 100 years of Arizonaâ€™s heritage and history will include festivities that feature VIP appearances, historical and educational exhibits, and exciting entertainment.
The fair also has several new attractions, including Our Body: The Universe Within exhibit, presented by Maryvale Hospital andPhoenix Baptist Hospital . This exhibit displays about 200 organs, human bodies and other anatomical specimens that reveal an enlightening understanding of the human body.
Open daily, admission is $5 and children 5 and under are free when accompanied by a paid adult. A separate Fair admission is required.
The state fair is running from Oct. 14 to Nov. 6, and is closed on Mondays and Tuesdays