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: Sunday Funday
- $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
*Valued at $35.50, which is a savings of $15.50!
*Last day to purchase online is July 26!
*Physical product will be mailed to you from E-tix.
The Value Pack Includes:
- 1 Reloadable Pass with 5 Credits (must be redeemed in the Thrill Parks 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.)
- 1 Ye Old Mill OR Snakes Alive OR Train Exhibit admission
- 1 Bungee Jump or Krazy Maze
- 1 Giant Slide
- 1 Sky Glider
- 4 $1 Food/beverage tickets
- 1 Cup of Barksdale's State Fair Cookies
*State Fair Value Packs do NOT include admission into the Fair
*Only the Thrill Pass with 5 credits needs to be redeemed during the Fair. Ticket can be redeemed at either Thrill Ville or Thrill Town redemption locations during the Fair. Open daily from 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.
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