Tickets can be purchased in advance at the following locations:
Boonsboro - Boonsboro Pharmacy, 7628 Old National Pike.
Chestnut Grove - K&M Grocery Store, 3406 Chestnut Grove Road.
Downtown Hagerstown - The Maryland Symphony Orchestra, 13 S. Potomac St., and Saum's Jewelers, 2-4 W. Washington St.
Halfway - Valley Mall, Halfway Boulevard.
Sharpsburg - Sharpsburg Pharmacy, 17316 Shepherdstown Pike.
South County - Himes' Store, 1324 Weaverton Road.
Residents can avoid ticket surcharges by purchasing their tickets through these local locations, Larson said.
Ticket prices for adults are $7.50 for a day if bought in advance, $9 that day and $12.50 for the weekend in advance.
For students between the ages of 7 and 18, tickets cost $4 for a day if purchased in advance, $6 that day and $7.50 for the weekend in advance.
Children 6 years old and younger will get in free.
Tickets bought through calling 1-888-248-4597 toll-free have two surcharges, Larson said. There is a $2.50 fee regardless of the number of tickets in the order and a 50-cent fee per ticket bought with a credit card, he said.
For more information about the event or ticket sales, call 1-888-248-4597.