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

2015 ADMISSION TICKETS & DISCOUNT DAYS


REGULAR FAIR-TIME ADMISSION TICKET PRICING AT THE GATE

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

(Note: A pre-fair discount admission ticket cannot be used to cover the cost of vehicle parking.)


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DISCOUNT DAY ADMISSION TICKET PRICING AT THE GATE


THRIFTY THURSDAY (Aug. 27)

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

SENIORS & KIDS DAY (Monday, Aug. 31)

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

MILITARY APPRECIATION DAY (Tuesday, Sept. 1)

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

* Discount applies to active military, spouses and kids; retired military and spouses; and military veterans and spouses when they purchase a ticket at the gate and present valid documentation of military service

READ & RIDE DAY (Wednesday, Sept. 2)

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

** Discount applies to public library cardholders who purchase a ticket at the gate and present a valid library card. (One discount per card).

SENIORS DAY (Thursday, Sept. 3)

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

KIDS DAY (Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 7)

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

To purchase Grandstand tickets, click here.

FAIR-TIME TICKET OFFICE LOCATION:

Thursday, Aug. 27 - Monday, Sept. 7

Grandstand Ticket Booth Hours:
10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Located at the east Grandstand Plaza
(Only Grandstand Concert Series tickets are available at this location)

Gate Ticket Booth Hours:
6 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Fairgrounds Hours:
6 a.m. to midnight