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Dates, Hours & Admission


Fair Dates: Sept. 15 - Oct. 1, 2017
Future Fair Dates: Sept. 14 - 30, 2018

Please note that no weapons are allowed on the grounds. Metal detectors are in use at every entrance gate to the fairgrounds. Bags are subject to search at gates.

Click here for a schedule of this year's State & Special Days.
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Gates: 8am

Avenue of States: 10am – 9pm

Storrowton Village: 10am – 9pm

Most Exhibits & Buildings: 10am – 10pm

Midway: Sunday – Thursday, 11am – 10pm; Friday, 10am-11pm; Saturday, 10am – 11pm

Craft Common: 10am – 10pm

Agricultural Events: Agricultural activities begin early in the morning and are open to the public in the Mallary Complex.

Many food concessions are open to serve breakfast:
Sit Down: Captain Nemo's Galley - The Firehouse - West Side Grille - Ultimate BBQ - White Hut - Yankee Boy

Grab-N-Go: Big EZ Café - Cinnamon Saloon - The Coffee Break - Cream Puff Bakery (9am Window service) - The Donut Family - F&W Caterers - Idaho Taqueria - Omar Gourmet Coffee - Scirrotto's Cinnamon City - Subway

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General Admission

All prices are subject to change. Advance purchase admission ticket will be accepted for admission any day. Midway rides, exhibits, games and admission to paid concerts at the xfinity arena are not included with a general admission ticket.

Regular Gate Admission

Adults $15/Children ages 6-12 $10; Children five and under are free.

17-Day Value Passes are $40 for adults and $20 for children ages 6-12. Value Passes are available online now through Oct. 1 and at Big Y® World Class Market® Aug. 24 - Oct. 1.

Midway Magic Passes

$30 – valid any one day Mon. - Fri.

Gate tickets and Midway passes sold online at and Big Y® World Class Market®, Sept. 14 - Oct. 1.

Gate Discounts

Opening Day, Friday, Sept. 15, 2017

Be A Kid for a Day - All ages $10 (also sold online in advance)
Military Appreciation Day - ID required for free admission for:
~ Active duty and retired military personnel
~ Dependents of active duty military personnel
~ Veterans (no dependents)

Six-After-Five – Admission is only $6 after 5pm Mon. – Thurs.
Senior Days – Age 60 and over just $12 Mon. – Thurs.

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Good for admission on any one day.
Adults Single Day (13+): $15
Youth Single Day (6-12): $10
Child (5 & under): Free


Valid all 17 days of the Fair
Adult 17-Day Pass: $40
Youth 17-Day Pass: $20
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