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The 51st Ag Expo is scheduled to open its gates on Tuesday at 9 a.m.

Posted at 10:44 AM, Feb 12, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-12 22:32:52-05

The 51st World Ag Expo will open its gates on Tuesday starting at 9 a.m. in Tulare.

The expo will run from Tuesday-Thursday, and tickets can be purchased at the gate for $15; children 6 and under get in for free.

Opening ceremonies will feature live music and a national anthem performance by Emily de Graaf and the Tulare Community Band starting at 9:15 a.m. in the World Ag Expo Arena. 

Sonny Perdue, the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture is scheduled to attend the opening day of the expo. Those wishing to attend a closed Town Hall with Perdue can RSVP by messaging

The Bud Light After-Hours Party will be on Wednesday at 4:30 p.m. and will feature a performance by Craig Campbell at 5:30 p.m

Tickets can be purchased for the Toyota Tundra Giveaway at Gate 2 of the Toyota Exhibit for $5. The drawing will be at 3 p.m. on Thursday.