Photo of the main gate from inside the fairgrounds, guests entering the fair

2014 STATE FAIR GATE ADMISSION
& FEE SCHEDULE

REGULAR ADMISSION AT THE GATE

  • Adults (13-64): $13
  • Seniors (65 & over): $11
  • Kids (5-12): $11
  • Children (Under 5): Free

2014 PROMOTIONAL DAYS


THRIFTY THURSDAY (Aug. 21)

  • Adults (13-64): $11
  • Seniors (65 & over): $11
  • Kids (5-12): $8
  • Children (Under 5): Free

SENIORS & KIDS DAY (Monday, Aug. 25)

  • Adults (13-64): $13
  • Seniors (65 & over): $8
  • Kids (5-12): $8
  • Children (Under 5): Free

MILITARY APPRECIATION DAY (Tuesday, Aug. 26)

Active military, retired military and veterans receive the following discounted admission ticket price when they purchase a ticket at the gate and present valid documentation of military service.

  • Active military, their spouses and kids: $8
  • Retired military and their spouses: $8
  • Military veterans and their spouses: $8

READ & RIDE DAY (Wednesday, Aug. 27)

Public library card holders receive the following discounted admission ticket price when they purchase a ticket at the gate and present a valid library card. (One discount per card.)

  • Adults (13-64): $11
  • Seniors (65 & over): $8
  • Kids (5-12): $8
  • Children (Under 5): Free

SENIORS DAY (Thursday, Aug. 28)

  • Adults (13-64): $13
  • Seniors (65 & over): $8
  • Kids (5-12): $11
  • Children (Under 5): Free

KIDS DAY (Monday, Sept. 1)

  • Adults (13-64): $13
  • Seniors (65 & over): $11
  • Kids (5-12): $8
  • Children (Under 5): Free

GREAT WAYS TO SAVE!:

Buy discount tickets in advance and have more fun for less!

  • Pre-Fair Discount Admission Tickets: $10 (Save up to $3)
  • Pre-Fair Ride/Game Tickets:
    $15 for a sheet of 25 (Save up to $10)
  • Pre-Fair Blue Ribbon Bargain Books: $4 (Save $1)

Tickets are good every day of the fair.

Pre-fair discount admission tickets, ride/game tickets and Blue Ribbon Bargain Books may be purchased:

  • At the customer service centers of participating Cub Foods stores July 6 through Aug. 20 (while supplies last). Click here for a list of participating Cub Foods Stores.
  • At the State Fair Ticket Office now through Aug. 20. Click here for location and hours of operation.
  • Online now through 5 p.m. on Aug. 14.
  • At many locations in greater Minnesota and Western Wisconsin July 6 through Aug. 20 (while supplies last). Click here for a list of locations.