There is plenty of fun, excitement and thrills to be found at the Iowa State Fair. From Elwell Family Park and Thrill Parks to the classic Fair favorites like the Giant Slide and Ye Old Mill, there is something for everyone to enjoy.

Save time and money by buying your  Thrill Park passes and wristbands online now.

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Advance Thrill Pass*

$30 for 40 credits (Save $10)

EVERY DAY (Aug. 8-18) credits are good on rides or games in Thrill Town and Thrill Ville.
Passes are reloadable for additional rides and games during the Fair for $1 per credit.

*Thrill Park Passes and Wristbands are not good in Thrill Zone.

Buy Advance Thrill Passes

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Advance ONE DAY Ride Wristband

$40 (includes wristband)

ONE DAY unlimited rides Monday-Thursday in Thrill Town and Thrill Ville.
Unlimited Ride Wristbands do not include games, but credits can be added at any time. Unlimited rides only last until 10 p.m. on the day of redemption. Additional credits can be added at any time at Thrill Park Booths for additional rides and games. Wristbands cannot be shared.

*Thrill Park Passes and Wristbands are not good in Thrill Zone.

Buy Advance One Day Ride Wristbands

Fairgoers on the Giant Slide

Giant Slide Tickets

$3 each.

Good for one trip down the Giant Slide any day of the Iowa State Fair! 

Skip the booth line, order today!

Buy Giant Slide Tickets

Fairgoers riding Ye Old Mill

Ye Old Mill Tickets

$3 each.

The oldest ride at the Iowa State Fair, the Ye Old Mill is fun for everyone. Good for one ride any day of the Fair! 

Skip the booth line, order today!

Buy Ye Old Mill

Thrill Ville

Buckle your seat belt for the newest, fastest and most thrilling amusement rides. Thrill Ville offers a clean and family friendly atmosphere, but focuses on the spectacular, jaw dropping and super-speed screams of the best of today’s rides. Thrill Ville is located between the Grandstand and Ye Old Mill.

Swinging Fair ride

Thrill Town

Little Fairgoers and their families will find loads of fun and stroller parking in Thrill Town. Thrill Town features kid friendly rides in a fun, clean and convenient location without having to navigate the larger Thrill Park areas. Thrill Town is located east of Gate 10 and directly north of the Richard O. Jacobson Exhibition Center Lawn.

Little kids on ride

Thrill Zone

Fairgoers seeking breathtaking, heart-stopping, hair-raising adventure will find it in the Thrill Zone. These unforgettable attractions will have you talking about the Iowa State Fair for months to come. Thrill Zone is located north of Gate 11 on the Fairgrounds.

Riders on bungee cord ride

Fair Favorites

Fairgoers of all ages love these Fair favorite rides like the Giant Slide, Ye Old Mill, and Sky Glider. These attractions are a must-stop and a fan favorite, you’ll be wishing the fair was year-round!

Two riders on Giant Slide

Thrill Parks FAQ

Find out more about the Thrill Parks at the Iowa State Fair.

FAQ Information