Definition of fairground
: an area where outdoor fairs, circuses, or exhibitions are held —often used in plural with singular construction what a spot for a fairgrounds — W. L. Gresham
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Those from the Seattle-Tacoma area spent a few months in a temporary camp at the fairgrounds in Puyallup.
Another new twist: a speakeasy hidden away somewhere on the fairgrounds.
Fairgrounds, which brings dozens of national and local coffee roasters together under one roof (combined with an ambitious tea program and food options) in Bucktown, will open a second location in the Chicago Athletic Association hotel.
Take any San Diego trolley line — Blue, Orange or Green — to the Old Town Transit Station and hop aboard the Coaster that stops at the Solana Beach station north of the fairgrounds.
Regular admission at the fairgrounds is $18 for adults (ages 13 to 61), $11 for seniors (62 and older) and children (6 to 12), and free for ages 5 and younger.
Members of the Miami-Dade County Youth Fair and Exposition hosted a dinner at the fairgrounds to recognize seven Miami-Dade County students for their community service efforts.
The Orange County Fair Board voted Thursday to add three new plaques to the Medal of Honor Plaza at the Heroes Hall veterans museum at the fairgrounds in Costa Mesa.
Last year’s inaugural festival suffered poor attendance, partly as a result of its location in desolate fairgrounds in a commuter suburb of the San Francisco.
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First Known Use of fairground
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Definition of fairground for English Language Learners
: an outdoor area where fairs, circuses, and exhibitions are held
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Definition of fairground for Students
: an area set aside for fairs, circuses, or exhibitions
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