Maricopa County Fair open for fun, food

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by Catherine Holland

Video report by April Warnecke

Posted on April 10, 2013 at 12:12 PM

Updated Wednesday, Apr 10 at 12:20 PM

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PHOENIX -- The Maricopa County Fair is April 10-14 at the Arizona State Fairgrounds at 19th Avenue and McDowell Road in Phoenix.

April Warnecke gave us a preview of the some of the attractions and, of course, the food, including the chicken on a stick. It's a whole chicken. But the best part of the morning was her live demonstration of a kookaburra call. The bird, which is part of the Aussie Kingdom exhibit, kind of left her hangin'.

The fair is open Wednesday-Thursday 10 a.m.-10 p.m., Friday-Saturday 10 a.m.-midnight, and Sunday, 10 a.m-10 p.m.

Admission is $9. Parking is $7.

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