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

2017 ADMISSION TICKETS


PRE-FAIR DISCOUNT ADMISSION TICKETS

Pre-fair discount admission tickets for the 2017 Minnesota State Fair are on sale NOW for just $11! Purchase tickets online or call Etix at (800) 514-3849.

Buy tickets now!

Please allow up to two weeks for processing and delivery.

Pre-fair discount tickets are valid for any age guest (Age 5+) on any day of the fair. Children under age 5 are always free!

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


PRINT-AT-HOME CARD!

Print a free "Just for You" card to give with your gift of State Fair admission tickets! This card prints in color on one side of an 8 1/2" x 11" sheet of paper. Fold paper in half and then in half again to create your card!


REGULAR FAIR-TIME ADMISSION TICKET PRICING AT THE GATE

  • Adults (13-64): $14
  • Seniors (65+): $12
  • Kids (5-12): $12
  • Children (Under 5): Free

DISCOUNT DAY ADMISSION TICKET PRICING AT THE GATE

Note: Tickets purchased at the gate are valid for that day only (they cannot be used on another day).

THRIFTY THURSDAY (Aug. 24)

  • Adults (13-64): $12
  • Seniors (65+): $12
  • Kids (5-12): $9
  • Children (Under 5): Free

SENIORS & KIDS DAY (Monday, Aug. 28)

  • Adults (13-64): $14
  • Seniors (65+): $9
  • Kids (5-12): $9
  • Children (Under 5): Free

MILITARY APPRECIATION DAY (Tuesday, Aug. 29)

  • Adults (13-64): $9*
  • Seniors (65+): $9*
  • Kids (5-12): $9*
  • Children (Under 5): Free

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

READ & RIDE DAY (Wednesday, Aug. 30)

  • Adults (13-64): $12**
  • Seniors (65+): $9**
  • Kids (5-12): $9**
  • 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, Aug. 31)

  • Adults (13-64): $14
  • Seniors (65+): $9
  • Kids (5-12): $12
  • Children (Under 5): Free

KIDS DAY (Monday, Sept. 4)

  • Adults (13-64): $14
  • Seniors (65+): $12
  • Kids (5-12): $9
  • Children (Under 5): Free

Purchase Grandstand tickets!

2017 FAIRGROUNDS TICKET OFFICE


The ticket office is currently closed.
 

Ticket Office Address: 1312 Cosgrove St. on the State Fairgrounds

To purchase Grandstand tickets by phone, call (800) 514-3849.

For more ticket office information, call (651) 288-4427. NOTE: Grandstand tickets cannot be purchased at this number.

The Minnesota State Fair Ticket Office on the fairgrounds is currently closed with the exception of special limited-time openings for Grandstand on-sales. Learn more about the fairgrounds ticket office.