Indiana State Fair | Free Admission, Discounts, Coupons & Deals for 2022

The Indiana State Fair is back July 29 – August 21, 2022! As you plan your visit, we have your best tips for saving money at the best fair the Indianapolis area has to offer. Looking for free admission? Inexpensive midway rides? Deals on concessions and fair food? We have all the info you need!

Indiana State Fair Admission Discounts

These discounted tickets are available for purchase through July 28. Save even more on your day at the fair by adding on a parking pass and Midway tickets or wristbands.

2022 Indiana State Fair Ticket Presale

2022 Indiana State Fair Advance Sale Ticket can be used any time during the 2022 Fair. Tickets are available for $10 each ($4 off).

Children 5 years and younger receive free admission.

A parking pass is available at the discounted rate of $8.

The 2022 Indiana State Fair Family Four Pack includes four fair admission tickets and a parking pass for only $40.

BUY YOUR TICKETS HERE

*Presale ticket offers end after July 28, 2022.

Pedal and Park Discount & Free Bike Parking

Plan to bike as a family to the fair and save $1 off each admission ticket! Bike parking is free and secure at the racks off the Monon Trail just north of 38th street. As a bonus, riding your bike lets you avoid paying for vehicle parking! Enter the fair via Gate 1 or Gate 16.

Indiana State Fair Midway Ride & Wristband Discounts

Purchase your Midway wristband by July 29 to save $15!
Wristbands $25 through July 31, $40 at the Fairgrounds. Wristbands are valid on 7/29, 8/3, 8/5, 8/10, 8/12, 8/17, 8/19, 8/21

$3 Thursday – August 4, 11, and 18
All Midway rides are $3 each! Admission and food options at each stand also available for $3 each.
No coupon or voucher required.

Indiana State Fair Food Discounts & Freebies

Pick up your $1 OFF coupon to the beef tent, Dairy Bar, or pork tent from any Glass Barn Volunteer. The Glass Barn is located on the north side of the fairgrounds.

Win free milkshakes and gift cards at the 11 am, 2 pm, and 4 pm farmer chats.

Get a Fuel Up kids meal at the Dairy Bar for $2 off when you claim your coupon here.

Indiana Dairy is happy to fill sippy cups or baby bottles with fresh, cold milk for FREE at the Dairy Bar. Just stop in and ask for your free milk. We’ve done this every year!

Every Thursday, try special items from fair concessionaires for only $3 at $3 Thursday.

Indiana State Fair Field Trips Include Group Discounts

School and educational groups of 15 or more can get $5 admission per child and free admission for teachers through an Indiana State Fair Field Trip Experience. Choose from several self guided educational experiences to cater the subject matter to YOUR classroom.

Indiana State Fair Field Trips are an opportunity for Classroom and Home Educators to enhance curriculum by utilizing an educational experience that cannot be accomplished in the classroom setting. Learn more about State Fair Field Trips here.

Wednesday, August 3, 2022

BMV Indiana State Fair Discount Day

$7 gate admission with printed or digital voucher from IN.GOV/BMV (50% savings on admission)

Thursday, August 4, 2022

$3 Thursday

presented by Indiana Secretary of State
$3 admission, $3 midway rides and $3 concession food specials. $3 Thursdays at the Indiana State Fair are our favorite!

Wednesday, August 10, 2022

IndyStar Free Fair Admission

Buy a copy of the IndyStar on August 4 for FREE admission ticket to the Fair on August 10!

Thursday, August 11, 2022

$3 Thursday

presented by Indiana Secretary of State
$3 admission, $3 midway rides and $3 concession food specials. $3 Thursdays at the Indiana State Fair are our favorite!

Wednesday, August 17, 2022

AAA Day

AAA cardholders receive FREE admission with a valid AAA membership card presented at the gate. One valid card per person.

Thursday, August 18, 2022

$3 Thursday

presented by Indiana Secretary of State
$3 admission, $3 midway rides and $3 concession food specials. $3 Thursdays at the Indiana State Fair are our favorite!

Friday, August 19, 2022

Military & First Responders’ Day

First responders, current, and former Military, and their families receive FREE admission with valid ID presented at the gate.

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  6. Would be nice if you would make up mind on the date if the free ticket in the star paper.
    I looked schedule over in the beginning said Monday the 8th now it says it was the 4th, dang it man!!!

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