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State Fair Hours:

Fridays and Saturdays – 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Sundays – 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Monday through Thursday: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Ticket Plaza and building hours only; rides will continue to operate for a minimum of one hour after the Ticket Plaza closes, or longer at the discretion of fair management.


Online sales begin in July.
Walgreens sales begin August 30.
Admission does not include rides.

Advance Discount Prices before 9/29 at Walgreens and online:

Adult Advance Admission (ages 13-59): $12
Child Advance Admission (ages 5-12; kids 4 and under free with paid adult): $8
Senior Advance Admission (ages 60+): $8
Advance Unlimited Ride Wristband: $20

Regular Ticket Prices beginning 9/29 online, at Walgreens and at the gate:

Adult Admission (ages 13-59): $15
Child Admission (ages 5-12; kids 4 and under free with paid adult): $11
Senior Admission (ages 60+): $11
Military Admission (must show valid military ID; does not include others in party): $11
Unlimited Ride Wristband: $25

Extras (online only):
Premium Weekday Parking (Monday-Thursday; does not include admission): $10
Premium Weekend Parking (Friday-Sunday; does not include admission): $20
Meadow Hall mansion tours: $5

Group Sales: 20 or more in your group? Learn about our Group Sales Program!

Prices, policies, programs, schedules, entertainment and concerts subject to change or cancellation without notice. No weapons, guns or knives allowed at the event. Not responsible for lost, stolen, misplaced tickets and/or tickets obtained through sources not approved by the State Fair of Virginia. No rain checks. No refunds. The Meadow Event Park and the State Fair of Virginia reserve the right to refuse admission.

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