What you need to know...

Children 4 years old and younger admitted free.
Rides not included in admission price.
Military ticket discount available to active-duty service members and retirees with current military ID; not applicable for others in party.
Weekday tickets are valid Monday through Thursday.
Weekend tickets are valid Friday through Sunday.
For more information on our Group Sales Program call 804-994-2800 or email Groupsales@statefairva.org.

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Advance Discount Tickets

Buy now and save $3!

Save $3 online and state-wide at Walgreens. Find your area Walgreens.

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Group Sales Program

Celebrate the Best of Virginia with your organization, company, group or club for as low as $7 per person. Click here for details.

Ticket Sales Timeline

Aug. 3 – online ticket sales will begin.
Aug. 25 – advance tickets available at Walgreens throughout Virginia
Sept. 22 (11:59 p.m. EDT) – your last day to purchase an advance discounted 2015 Season Pass!
Sept. 24 (11:59 p.m. EDT) – your last day to purchase advance discounted tickets online and at Walgreens!
Sept. 25 – $5 after 5 p.m. Opening Day ride wristband special! – Available at the fair only.
Sept. 25 - Oct. 4 – Skip the lines and head straight to the fun by purchasing your regularly priced tickets online or at Walgreens.

Ticket Prices

For more information, read answers to frequently asked ticket questions.

Ticket type Advance
discount price
Sept. 24 
(online & at Walgreens)
Regular Price
(at fair & at Walgreens and online after Sept.24)
How much you
can save when you buy in advance!
Mon. - Thurs. Admission
$9 $12 25%
Mon. - Thurs. Admission
(Youth 5-12, Senior 60+)
Fri. - Sun. Admission
Fri. - Sun. Admission
(Youth 5-12, Senior 60+)
Unlimited Ride
Mon. - Thurs. 
Wristband voucher
$15 $18  17%
Unlimited Ride Fri. - Sun.
Wristband voucher
$22 $25 12%
Every Day Ride Tickets (each ride requires 3-6 individual ride tickets) n/a $1 each n/a
Every Day Sheet of Ride Tickets (25 tickets) n/a $20 n/a
Mon. - Thurs. Admission
n/a $8 n/a
Fri. - Sun. Admission
n/a $10 n/a
Season Pass (available at StateFairVa.org or at the fair only; not available at Walgreens) $25 through
Sept. 22
Sept. 22