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Fair Admission+

Iowa State Fair Admission

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

Online Ticket Orders

Print at Home Tickets

Purchase print at home tickets online - fee free! See our ticket printing guide for print at home instructions. If you have already completed your purchase, click here and log in to download and print your tickets.

Will Call Tickets

Will call orders are no longer available for the 2014 Fair.

Orders placed Sunday, July 27, through Noon on Wednesday, August 6, will be available for pick up at Will Call beginning Tuesday, August 5 (please allow 48 hours for processing). The Will Call Office will be open daily from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. August 5-17.

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). Tickets can be purchased at Iowa State Fair Ticket Office on the front porch of the Administration Building.

Food tickets or debit/credit cards must be used for all food and beverage purchases in the Grandstand. Additional tickets may be purchased inside the Grandstand as well.

Will call orders are no longer available for the 2014 Fair.

Online orders placed Sunday, July 27, through Noon on Wednesday, August 6, will be available for pick up at Will Call beginning Tuesday, August 5 (please allow 48 hours for processing). The Will Call Office will be open daily from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. August 5-17.

Fair Play Packs+

Fair Play Packs

Check out the value-packed kits available for the 2014 Fair.

Fair Play Packs may be purchased  at the Iowa State Fair Ticket Office on the front porch of the Administration Building. 

Ages 5 and Under - $15 

• 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

Ages 6-11 - $15

We are sold out of Play Packs for ages 6-11. 

Ages 12 and Older - $15

• 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.

Will call orders are no longer available for the 2014 Fair.

Online orders placed Sunday, July 27, through Noon on Wednesday, August 6, will be available for pick up at Will Call beginning Tuesday, August 5 (please allow 48 hours for processing). The Will Call Office will be open daily from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. August 5-17.

Midway+

Midway

Ride Wristbands

Weekdays only, $25 each day buys a wristband good for unlimited mechanical rides from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Available during the Fair at Midway ticket booths only.

Will call orders are no longer available for the 2014 Fair.

Online orders placed Sunday, July 27, through Noon on Wednesday, August 6, will be available for pick up at Will Call beginning Tuesday, August 5 (please allow 48 hours for processing). The Will Call Office will be open daily from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. August 5-17.

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.

Will call orders are no longer available for the 2014 Fair.

Online orders placed Sunday, July 27, through Noon on Wednesday, August 6, will be available for pick up at Will Call beginning Tuesday, August 5 (please allow 48 hours for processing). The Will Call Office will be open daily from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. August 5-17.