Deals & Discounts
Monday – Thursday Evenings from 5 p.m.-10 p.m.: $12 adult (ages 12 and up) admission and $8 child admission (ages 6-11).
August 14, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.: Veterans Day
- Active and former members of the United States military who show proof of veteran or active military status and their spouse enjoy $12 gate admission
August 16, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.: Older Iowans' Day
- Fairgoers ages 60 and up get in for $12 with ID
August 20: Extreme Sunday
- $12 for adults and $8 for kids ages 6-11
- 8 a.m.-5 p.m.: With donations of 3 cans of non-perishable food, adult admission (ages 12 and up) is $9
Advance Adult Admission (Ages 12 and up): $11 ($5 discount)
Advance 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 10-20, 2023. Not valid with any other discount or offer. No refunds, no exchanges, no replacement tickets. Admission prices are subject to change.
Other Fair Products
State Fair Value Pack
More information and ability to purchase beginning May 1.
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 locations will be open 9 a.m.-9 p.m. and are located on the south end of Thrill Ville and at guest services at the 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
Unlimited Ride Wristband
- 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 at guest services at 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