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Aug. 22 – Labor Day, Sept. 2, 2019

Admission Tickets

Save Time, Avoid the Line

Purchase tickets to scan from a mobile device or print at home!

Purchase tickets

Please note: The tickets available online are valid for regular fair-time admission on any day of the 2018 Minnesota State Fair, Aug. 23-Sept. 3. Admission discounts are available at the entrance gates on several discount days throughout the fair’s run; admission pricing may be less expensive if you purchase admission during the fair at the entrance gates. No refunds will be given if you purchase regular-price tickets and discover you qualify for a discount at the gate.

Fair-Time Tickets

Regular fair-time admission tickets are on sale Aug. 23 through Labor Day, Sept. 3. Buy tickets online or at the fair entrance gates.

  • Adults (13-64): $14
  • Seniors (65+): $12
  • Kids (5-12): $12
  • Children (under 5): Always free

Learn about discount admission at the gate on special deal days on our Deals and Discounts page.

Admission Ticket Sales

Hours: 6 a.m. – 10 p.m. (9 p.m. on Labor Day)

Print-at-Home Card!

Print a free 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!