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 8-17: No on-site ticket sales and no entry/re-entry allowed after 10 p.m.

August 12, 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 14, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.: Older Iowans' Day

Fairgoers ages 60 and up get in for $12 with ID

August 18: Sunday Funday

All day: $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

*August 18: No on-site ticket sales and no entry/re-entry allowed after 7 p.m.

Discount Advance Admission

Advance ticket discount offered through 11:59 p.m. on August 7, 2024.

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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Other Fair Products

State Fair Value Pack

$20
*Valued at $32.50, which is a savings of $12.50!
*Last day to purchase online is July 24!
*Allow 2 weeks+ to ship/receive. Physical product will be mailed to you from E-tix.
*State Fair Value Packs do NOT include admission into the Fair.

The Value Pack Includes:

  • 1 Ye Old Mill ticket
  • 1 Snakes Alive OR Train Exhibit ticket
  • 1 Rock Wall OR Krazy Maze ticket
  • 2 Giant Slide tickets
  • 1 Sky Glider ticket
  • 4 $1 Food/beverage tickets
  • 1 ticket for a cup of Barksdale's State Fair Cookies

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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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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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