Buy advance admission tickets, value packs and more
"Nothing Compares" to affordable family fun at the Iowa State Fair, August 11-21. Plan ahead and save on discounted admission, events, value packs, rides and food.
Save online or in person at the Iowa State Fair Ticket Office located in the Administration Building on the Fairgrounds. The office is open 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on August 8 and 9 and 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on August 10 for walk-up orders. Tickets may also be purchased at the same times at Gate 15 on the Fairgrounds before Opening Day.
Cash and credit or debit cards are accepted.
Advance Admission - Save $5!
The advance admission offer is the lowest admission price available and must be purchased before August 11.
• Adult advance admission tickets: $9 (ages 12 and older; $14 at the gate)
• Children's advance admission tickets: $5 (ages 6-11; $8 at the gate)
• Children ages 5 and under are admitted free every day
Adult and children's advance admission tickets are available at the Iowa State Fair Ticket Office and online at iowastatefair.org. Tickets may also be purchased at participating Iowa Hy-Vee, Fareway and participating central Iowa Price Chopper stores while supplies last. Tickets are good any one Fair day.
State Fair Value Pack- Save $14!
It's a $34 value for just $20 and includes food, rides and attractions. State Fair Value Packs are available for purchase now at the Iowa State Fair Ticket Office or online at iowastatefair.org (online processing fees apply) through July 31.
Thrill Park Savings- Unlimited Rides!
Save money on rides at the Fair by purchasing your unlimited ($36) or advanced ($25) ride passes at a discount. Passes can be used in Thrill Ville and Thrill Town at the Iowa State Fair and advance wristbands can be purchased at the Iowa State Fair Ticket Office through August 10 or online at iowastatefair.org.
Food Tickets- $1 each!
Hungry? Food tickets can be purchased in packs of five for $5, and each food ticket is good for $1 toward food or beverage purchase on the Fairgrounds. You can only get food tickets at the Iowa State Fair Ticket Office through August 10, while supplies last. Food tickets are not available online.
Ye Old Mill, Giant Slide & Cookies- Save $2!
Skip the lines and get your ride and cookie coupons ahead of time, plus save $2 on buckets of cookies by buying in advance.
Outlaw Truck and Tractor Pull- Save $5!
Outlaw Young Guns Program, Sponsored by Titan Tire, Maker of Goodyear Farm Tires and media partners The WHO Big Show and Iowa Farmer Today
Tuesday, August 16, 2022 & Wednesday, August 17, 2022
Elwell Family Park
General Admission Adult Advance Tickets: $25
Children (2-11 years old) Advance Tickets: $20
*A list of competing classes is available on www.iowastatefair.org
Domination Motorsports Demolition Derby- Save $5!
Saturday, August 20, 2022
Elwell Family Park
General Admission Adult Advance Ticket: $15
General Admission Children (2-11 years old) Advance Tickets: $10
*All advance ticket prices are good until 11:59 p.m. on August 10, 2022.