Fair on a Budget
At the Fair there is FUN to be had for everyone and for every budget!
One mile away we have FREE parking at Lakeforest Mall. There is a shuttle (Yellow School Bus) that will run all day to and from the Fairgrounds. Located at Lost Knife Rd. and Odenhal Ave.
Tickets are $12 online and $15 at the gate.
Senior Day Brought to you by Adventist Health Care Shady Grove Medical Center
Tuesday, August 16 – Free admission for ages 62 and over from 10 am to 5 pm
Military Day Brought to you by US Army
Thursday, August 18 – Free admission all day for active military in uniform or with a valid military ID from 10 am to 5 pm
Group rates are available for 15 people or more – tickets are $9 per general admission ticket. Advance ticket sales for group rates are available at the Fair Office through August 12. Group tickets must be purchased in one single transaction and picked up prior to the first day of Fair.
Friday, August 12 – One-day ride wristbands will cost $20.00, from 3 pm to midnight only.
One-day ride wristband, available online only, through August 13 at midnight for $25.00. (Does not include Fair admission fee).
Monday, August 15 & Wednesday, August 17 – Family Day Ride Special
On Monday and Wednesday ONLY one-day ride wristbands will cost $25.00 ALL DAY, you may ride until 11pm! Ride all rides but the Air Raid. Ride wristbands WILL be placed on wrist at time of purchase. Absolutely no exceptions. ***CARNIVAL ONLY ACCEPTS CASH***
We provide fun for everyone! Check out the Free Entertainment page for full descriptions.
Animal exhibits in Old MacDonald’s Barn are open each day beginning at 3pm Friday, August 12th.
The Barns display all types and breeds of various animals, such as:
There is an abundance of 4-H, livestock, and exhibits on display at the Fair.
The Fair has many interesting displays and demonstrations, such as:
Please see each building for demonstration schedule.
Animal shows are held in our Cattle, Swine, and Sheep & Goat Pavilions on various days and times.*
Horse events are held in the Horse Arena on various days and times*