By C. Ron Allen | South Florida Sun-Sentinel
The South Florida Fair officially opens Friday, and officials say it will be bigger than ever. The fair runs through Feb. 1
This year, the carnival midway will introduce the RC-48, considered the largest portable roller coaster in the United States.
The fairgrounds is off Southern Boulevard seven miles west of Interstate 95, west of West Palm Beach.
Gates will be open from noon to 10 p.m. Mondays to Fridays, except on Martin Luther King Day when the hours are 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
The regular hours on Saturday and Sunday are 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., and Midnight Madness will be from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. on Saturdays.
The fee is $25.
General tickets are $15 for 12 and older, $9 for 60 and older, $8 for 6 to 11 and free for children 5 and younger.
For information, go to southfloridafair.com or 561-793-0333 or 800-640-3247.