Fair Info



Advanced passes are only available while supplies last and must be purchased prior to the start of the fair. Advance Passes are now available to order on-line or by mail (order form located on the ticket page). Phone and walk up orders will begin July 5th.

Advance Gate Admission (GATE ONLY) Walk Around for $5.

Family Value Special (6 GATE ONLY) Walk Around for $25.


Height 36" and over - $8.00

Under 36" - Free admission to the fair grounds. A separate ride pass may be purchased at the carnival for $8.

Gate Admission Fair Week

Monday 11 AM - 10 PM

Tuesday 9 AM to 10 PM.
(Free Gate Admission for all ages from 9-11 AM)

Wednesday 11 AM - 10 PM

Thursday 11 AM - 10 PM

Friday 11 AM - 10 PM

Saturday 10 AM - 10 PM

Expo Buildings open at 10 AM. Concession stands open at 11 AM.

Paid Gate Admission includes daily entertainment at the David H. Litz Grove Stage and Expo II Plaza.

Carnival Operating Hours:

Monday - Noon

Tuesday - 11:00 AM

Wednesday - Noon

Thursday - Noon

Friday - Noon

Saturday - 10:00 AM

Parking - $4

Handicap parking is available at the Hannah Street and Weaver Street gates.


Senior Citizen Special Admission Days

Tuesday and Thursday - Free admission 10 AM to 6 PM, ages 65 and over, proof of age required.

Military Day

Friday – active and inactive military personnel, Free admission 10 AM to 6 PM. Proof of service required.

Tuesday – Kids Day

Free Gate Admission for all ages from 9-11 AM. (rides/parking not included). A ride band can be purchased for $6 until 11 AM.


No pets allowed on the fairgrounds (except medical assistance dogs)

No alcohol permitted on the fairgrounds

No weapons/guns permitted on the fairgrounds

All ticket sales are final - NO refunds

No video or audio recording devices permitted at grandstand shows

No professional cameras permitted at grandstand shows. "Point and Shoot", Disposable cameras permitted.