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Fair Admission+

Iowa State Fair Admission

It's never too early to invest in some Fair fun for the loved ones on your holiday shopping list. Fair admission tickets are perfect for grab bags, stocking stuffers and holiday cards.

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Admission Tickets

Get those 2015 Fair tickets now and save nearly 30 percent. You can print your tickets at home or choose to have them mailed to you.

• Adult tickets (ages 12+): $8
• Child tickets (ages 6-11): $4
• Ages 5 and under admitted free every Fair day

Purchase tickets online and print them at home or have them mailed to you. Order by December 16 to receive by December 25. Tickets can also be purchased at the Administration Building on the Fairgrounds between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. (Monday – Friday).

Enjoy an even bigger benefit when buying early: print at home tickets have a coupon for a free small Potato Olé® with purchase at participating Iowa-area Taco John’s. Coupon expires 9/30/15. See store for details. (Please note: ticket must remain intact for valid Fair admission.)

Punch Cards

Buy a convenient punch card with 11 days of adult Fair admission for just $88. Each punch is good for one admission to the Fair. Cards may be used by individuals or families. Choose to have them mailed to you or stop by the Administration Building on the Fairgrounds between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. (Monday – Friday).

Purchase punch cards online and have them mailed to you. Order by December 16 to receive by December 25.

Food Tickets+

Iowa State Fair Food Tickets

Though not mandatory, food tickets may be purchased in packs of five for $5. Each food ticket is good for $1 toward food or beverage purchase on the Fairgrounds (not valid in the Midway).

Details on purchasing Food Tickets for the 2015 Fair will be available in the spring.

Fair Play Packs+

Fair Play Packs

These value-packed kits offer discounts on admission, food and select rides. Listed below are the packages available for the 2014 Fair. Check back in the spring for pricing and details regarding the 2015 Fair Play Packs. 

Ages 5 and Under - $15 (up to a $24 value)*

• 1 Giant Slide or Ye Old Mill ride
• 1 Sky Glider ride
• 1 Snakes Alive or Train Exhibit admission
• 1 Midway ride
• 1 Pony or Camel ride
• 5 $1 food/beverage tickets

* Children ages 5 and under are admitted free every Fair day.

Ages 6-11 - $20 (up to a $36 value)

• 1 Child gate admission
• 1 Giant Slide or Ye Old Mill ride
• 1 Sky Glider ride
• 1 Snakes Alive or Train Exhibit admission
• 1 Zipline or Crazy Mouse Ticket*
• 1 Midway ride
• 1 Pony or Camel ride
• 5 $1 food/beverage tickets

* Zipline riders must weigh between 50 and 250 lbs. Crazy Mouse riders must be at least 54" tall to ride alone.

Ages 12 and Older - $20 (up to a $32 value)

• 1 Adult gate admission
• 1 Giant Slide or Ye Old Mill ride
• 1 Sky Glider ride
• 1 Snakes Alive or Train Exhibit admission
• 1 Zipline or Crazy Mouse Ticket*
• 5 $1 food/beverage tickets

* Zipline riders must weigh between 50 and 250 lbs. Crazy Mouse riders must be at least 54" tall to ride alone.

Midway+

Midway

Check back in the spring for details on the 2015 Midway ride tickets and wristbands. 

Zipline+

Zipline

Be sure to enjoy the view as you experience the Fair’s Zipline, located west of the Jacobson Exhibition Center. Leap from the 28-foot tower and fly 90 feet across the grounds. Please note: Zipline riders must weigh between 50 and 250 lbs.

Check back in the spring for information on ride tickets for the 2015 Fair.