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

2015 ADMISSION TICKETS & DISCOUNT DAYS


PRE-FAIR DISCOUNT ADMISSION TICKETS

Pre-fair discount admission tickets for the 2015 Minnesota State Fair are on sale NOW for just $10. Click here to purchase!

Pre-fair discount admission tickets (valid for any age guest on any day of the fair), ride & game tickets and Blue Ribbon Bargain Books may be purchased:

  • Online now through 5 p.m. on Aug. 17
  • By phone through Etix at (800) 514-3849 now through 5 p.m. on Aug. 17.
  • At the State Fair Ticket Office on the fairgrounds now through Aug. 26.
  • By mailing a check or credit card information now through Aug. 17 to

Tickets, Minnesota State Fair
1265 Snelling Ave. N.
St. Paul, MN 55108

  • At the customer service centers of participating Cub Foods stores July 5 through Aug. 26 (while supplies last). View complete list.
  • At many locations in greater Minnesota and western Wisconsin July 5 through Aug. 26 (while supplies last). View complete list.

REGULAR FAIR-TIME ADMISSION TICKET PRICING AT THE GATE

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

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.

2015 STATE FAIR TICKET OFFICE HOURS:


June 8 - Aug. 21
Monday - Friday: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Saturdays: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Saturday, Aug. 22 & Sunday, Aug. 23
10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Monday, Aug. 24 & Tuesday, Aug. 25
10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Wednesday, Aug. 26
10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

State Fair Ticket Office will be closed:

  • Friday, June 19 - Sunday, June 21
  • Friday, July 3 - Sunday, July 5
  • Monday, Aug. 10

2015 STATE FAIR TICKET OFFICE LOCATIONS:


Monday, June 8 - Saturday Aug. 8
Admin Too Building on Cosgrove Street

Tuesday, Aug. 11 - Wednesday, Aug. 26
Loop Gate (#9) on Como Avenue

See a State Fair map.


FAIR-TIME TICKET OFFICE:


Thursday, Aug. 27 - Monday, Sept. 7
10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Located at the east Grandstand Plaza
(Only Grandstand Concert Series tickets are available here)

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

Fairgrounds Hours:
6 a.m. to midnight