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The Iowa State Fair ticket offices are not open at this time. The deadline to order your printed tickets and coupons for Christmas delivery is December 10, 2021. A small shipping and handling fee will be added to each order. Although we will make every effort to ship orders after December 10, orders cannot be guaranteed for delivery by Christmas due to shipping uncertainties.

Advanced Admission Tickets

Advanced Admission

Advanced Admission Adults (12 and up): $9
Advanced Admission Children (Ages 6-11): $5

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Admission ticket is valid for one admission to the Iowa State Fair for any one day, August 11-21, 2022. Not valid with any other discount or offer. No refunds, no exchanges, no replacement tickets.

Ye Old Mill

Ye Old Mill Tickets

$3 each.

Good for one ride any day of the Fair!

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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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Barksdale's State Fair Cookies

Barksdale's State Fair Cookie Coupons

$5 for a cup or $18 for a bucket.

Purchase a cup or bucket of Barksdale's State Fair Cookies!

Bucket of Cookies Vouchers

Cup of Cookies Vouchers

Thrill Parks

Advanced Thrill Pass Wristband

$25 (any day for rides or games)

  • 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 booth. The two redemption booths will be open 9 am - 9 pm and are located on the south end of Thrill Ville and west end of Thrill Town.

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

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Thrill Parks

Unlimited Ride Wristband

$36

  • Good for 1 day of unlimited rides
  • Only valid Monday-Thursday until 10:00 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
    • One will be located on the south end of Thrill Ville and the other on the west end of Thrill Town
    • Hours of operation for the redemption booth will be daily from 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
  • 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 10:00 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

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