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The deadline to order your printed tickets and coupons for Christmas delivery is December 15, 2022. A small shipping and handling fee will be added to each order. Although we will make every effort to ship orders after December 15, orders cannot be guaranteed for delivery by Christmas due to shipping uncertainties.

Admission Tickets

Admission

Advance Adult Admission (Ages 12 and up) : $10 ($5 discount)

Advance Child Admission (Ages 6-11): $6 ($3 discount)

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Admission ticket is valid for one admission to the Iowa State Fair for any one day, August 10-20, 2023. Not valid with any other discount or offer. No refunds, no exchanges, no replacement tickets.

Fairgoers on the Giant Slide

Giant Slide Tickets

$3 each.

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

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Ye Old Mill

Ye Old Mill Tickets

$3 each.

Good for one ride any day of the Fair!

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Thrill Parks

Advance Thrill Pass

$30 (any day for rides or games) for 40 credits

  • Good any day of the Fair on any ride or game in Thrill Town and Thrill Ville
  • Additional credits can be added during the Fair in the Thrill Parks
  • This is a voucher and it must be redeemed during the Fair at the redemption location. The two redemption location will be open 9 a.m.-9 p.m. and are located on the south end of Thrill Ville and center of Thrill Town.

*Only available for a limited time! Once the Fair starts, this Thrill Pass value will not be available for purchase. Instead you'll need to purchase credits during the Fair at the Thrill Parks.
**Advance Thrill Pass does NOT include admission into the Fair

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Thrill Parks

Unlimited Ride Wristband

$40

  • Good for 1 day of unlimited rides
  • Only valid Monday-Thursday until 10 p.m. in Thrill Town and Thrill Ville
  • This is a voucher and it must be redeemed during the Fair at one of the redemption booths
    • The redemption locations will be located on the south end of Thrill Ville and the center of Thrill Town
    • Hours of operation for the redemption booth will be daily from 9 a.m.-9 p.m.
  • Wristband is only valid for one person
  • Rider must be present at the time of redemption
  • Does not include games, but credits can be added in the Thrill Parks
  • Wristband is re-loadable after 10 p.m. for further rides and games

*Only available for a limited time! Once the Fair starts, this wristband will not be available for purchase. Instead you'll need to purchase credits during the Fair at the Thrill Parks.
**Unlimited Ride Wristbands do NOT include admission into the Fair

Buy Unlimited Ride Wristbands

Barksdale's State Fair Cookies

Barksdale's State Fair Cookie Coupons

$5 for a cup or $20 for a bucket. Purchase a cup or bucket of Barksdale's State Fair Cookies!

Bucket of Cookies Vouchers 

Cup of Cookies Vouchers

Grandstand Tickets

Tickets for all concerts and events go on sale on the Iowa State Fair website through official vendor E-Tix. To order by phone, call 1-800-514-3849.
Convenience charges apply and Fair admission tickets are not included.

The FIRST 2023 Grandstand show will be announced Wednesday, December 7, 2022, at 7 a.m. Check this page for details!