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2019 Ticket Info and Hours


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.


2019 Ticket Prices:

Adult Admission: $15 (Ages 13 and up)
Youth Admission: $12 (Ages 5-12)

Children 4 and Under are free.
Senior (60+): $12
Military*: $12 (gate only)
Unlimited Ride Wristband: $25

Individual Ride Tickets: $1 each, or $20 for a sheet of 25
Ride tickets available for purchase at fair only. Rides take between 3-6 tickets.

*Ticket prices for military admission: $12 at the gate (a $3 savings off the $15 adult gate admission). Military discount is available to all military members. Including: active-duty service members, National Guard, Reserve, retired military and retirees with a current military ID, and Veterans. VA DMV veteran’s credentialed license or ID card is also accepted. See a valid list of ids HERE. The discount applies to the service member and their spouse. It does not extend to any other members of their party. Available at the gate ONLY.

Premium Parking: $15 (available online only)
Premium parking is close to the action via Gate 2 behind the Farm Bureau Center. Buy in advance, online, to park in an asphalt lot to save time getting to your favorite fair attractions.

Admission is not included, but must be purchased in advance; all vehicle occupants must purchase admission tickets in advance of arrival. Parking is valid only for specific day purchased; limited quantity available.


Blue Ribbon Premium Seats: $10 (available online only)
Event gate admission required and sold separately. Blue Ribbon premium seating provides access to one seat for main stage concert. The Blue Ribbon seats are accessible one hour prior to concert start. Regular standing room only access is included in regular gate admission (no seat provided).

Advance Tickets available online and at participating Publix Super Markets, while supplies last
Available 9/1-9/26
Adult Admission: $12 (Ages 13 and up)
Youth Admission: $10 (Ages 5-12)

Children 4 and Under are free.
Senior (60+): $10
Unlimited Ride Wristband: $20

Season Pass 8/1-9/20
(sales have ended)
(must be purchased online as separate transaction)
$35

Group Sales: 50 or more in your group?

Learn about our Group Sales Program!

DEADLINE for Group Sales is September 13, 2019.

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. Ticket holder assumes responsibility for him/her self as well as for each minor in the charge of ticket holder. You further consent to the use of your likeness in any displays, transmissions, or reproduction for marketing of this or any future event. 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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