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Attention line skippers and savvy spenders, save time and money by buying your advance admission tickets and Thrill Park passes and wristbands.

Iowa State Fair Mural

Discount Advance Admission

Adult Admission (Ages 12 and up): $11 ($5 discount)

Child Admission (Ages 6-11): $7 ($3 discount)

Admission ticket is valid for one admission to the Iowa State Fair for any one day, August 8-18, 2024. Not valid with any other discount or offer. No refunds, no exchanges, no replacement tickets. Admission prices are subject to change.

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Little kids ride Fair rides

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.

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Riders waving arms in the air

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.

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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 Iowa State Fair! 

Skip the booth line, order today!

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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!

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Hands holding Barksdale's State Fair Cookies

Barksdale's State Fair Cookie Cups

$5 for a cup

Purchase a cup of famous, ooey-gooey, one of a kind Barksdale's State Fair Cookies!

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Barksdale's State Fair Cookies Building

Barksdale's State Fair Cookie Buckets

$20 for a bucket

Purchase a bucket of famous, ooey-gooey, one of a kind Barksdale's State Fair Cookies!

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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.

Check out the 2024 Lineup!

Fair admission tickets are not included.

Thursday August 08 | 8:00 PM

Lauren Daigle

with special guest Blessing Offor

$35/40/45/55/65

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Friday August 09 | 8:00 PM

FOREIGNER: Historic Farewell Tour

with special guest Melissa Etheridge

$35/40/50/60/70

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Saturday August 10 | 8:00 PM

Jelly Roll

with special guest Dax

$60/75/85/95/125

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Tuesday August 13 | 8:00 PM

Thomas Rhett

$45/60/70/80/100

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Wednesday August 14 | 8:00 PM

MOTLEY CRUE

with special guest Pop Evil

$60/75/85/95/125

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Thursday August 15 | 8:00 PM

Gabriel 'Fluffy' Iglesias Live

$30/35/45/60/65

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Friday August 16 | 8:00 PM

The Avett Brothers

with G. Love & Special Sauce

$35/40/45/55/70

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Saturday August 17 | 8:00 PM

NE-YO

with special guest Eric Bellinger

$35/40/45/50/60

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Sunday August 18 | 6:00 PM

KIDZ BOP

$20/25/35

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