The 2022 Indiana State Fair will be Celebrating Indiana’s Automotive Excellence with the theme, Fun at the Speed of Summer. Your whole family will enjoy a day at the fairgrounds in Indianapolis.
Purchase your tickets and midway bands by July 28th and save money! In fact, you can save up to 40% off of regular Fair prices. The most experienced fairgoers are privy to these deals on fair parking, midway discounts and advance discount pack pricing.
Single Admission Discount Tickets
If you wait to purchase your tickets after July 28th or at the gate, admission to the Indiana State Fair is $14 per person. Buy your fair admission tickets now and pay only $10 each ticket plus a $1 processing fee. Discount tickets for the Indiana State Fair can be purchased online right now or at the Indiana State Fairgrounds & Event Center Box Office, located inside the Indiana Farmers Coliseum. Advance admission discounts are the way to go.
Children age 5 and under get in to the fair for free, so you won’t need a ticket for them. Don’t let the price tag fool you, kids LOVE their fair experience.
Advance Purchase Parking
Grab a one day parking pass for only $8. If you pay at the gate, your parking fees will be $10 per vehicle.
Discounted Family Pack
This is the best deal for the Indiana State Fair! Get your tickets now and pay only $40 for four tickets and a one day parking pass! What a steal! Don’t forget, children 5 and under are admitted free to the Indiana State Fair.
Indiana State Fair Midway Discount
Every year I miss the opportunity to buy the midway wristbands at a discount…don’t be like me. Or rather, be like me in 2022, mine are purchased at the $25 price, saving me $10 each (available at the discounted price online through July 31.) This will get you access to all of the midway rides
Wristbands can only be used on Friday, July 29 (Noon – 11PM), Friday, August 12 (Noon – 11PM), Wednesday, August 3 (Noon – 10PM), Wednesday, August 17 (Noon – 10PM), Friday, August 5 (Noon – 11PM), Friday, August 19 (Noon – 11PM), Wednesday, August 10 (Noon – 10PM) and Sunday, August 21 (11AM – 10PM).
Daily Gate Admission Discounts – Daily Deals
The following discounts are available for everyone.
Save $1 off fair tickets when you ride your bicycle to the fair. These daily gate discounts are valid for the whole family! Park your bike at the free secured bike racks. Don’t forget that the fair is closed Mondays and closed Tuesdays.
While advance discount packs are the ultimate way to save, there are other opportunities to save dollars off gate admission. But seriously, purchase tickets in advance.
BMV Discount Day is on Wednesday, August 3. Get $7.00 gate admission with printed or digital voucher from IN.GOV/BMV (50% savings on admission)
$3 Thursdays are presented by the Indiana Secretary of State, Thursday, August 4, 11, and 18. $3 admission, $3 Midway Rides, and $3 food options at each food stand.
Free IndyStar Ticket Union Carpenters’ Day, Wednesday, August 10. Grab a copy of the IndyStar on Thursday, August 4th for a FREE admission ticket to the Fair – valid ONLY at the State Fair on Wednesday, August 10 for FREE admission
AAA Day, Wednesday August 17. AAA Cardholders receive FREE State Fair admission with a valid AAA membership card presented at the gate. One valid card per person.
Military & First Responders’ Day presented by Peterman Brothers, Friday August 19. First responders, current and former Military, and their families receive FREE admission with valid ID presented at the gate.
State Fair Freebies
You can hop on and hop off the free tractor shuttle rides every day. That’s right free tractor shuttles run throughout the fair and there’s no longer a fee to ride.
Enjoy free entertainment every day — there are concerts (we especially love the ones on the Hoosier Lottery Free Stage), activities, shows, demonstrations and other things to see and do.