Skip the lines by purchasing your tickets in advance! The Illinois State Fair is now offering an online payment option for gate admission, parking passes, and mega passes! In addition to purchasing your tickets in advance, the Illinois State Fair will now have the option to scan those online purchases on your mobile phone at the gate. To buy your tickets now, click here: https://www.eventsprout.com/event/illinois-state-fair-2017
- ON SALE: April 29 at 10am through Ticketmaster.com
- May 1 - available at Emmerson Building, or by phone at 217-782-6661
- June 1 - available at Grandstand Box Office
Want to experience unlimited Thrills, Chills, and Shrills? Then the MEGA PASS is the thing for you! Whether you want to spin, flip, scramble or scream we have a ride for you. From the classics to the most modern, our Midway and Adventure Village will keep you entertained.
The MEGA PASS is a ONE PRICE, photo identification card that allows you unlimited rides for all ELEVEN days of the fair, including Preview Night! No matter your age, the Mega Pass is the answer to unlimited rides and fun!
- January 1 thru July 31 - Just $70
- August 1 thru August 23 – $90
- Does NOT include gate admission to the Fair
- Buy online: www.eventsprout.com
- Order by phone (217) 782-0775 or by visiting the Emmerson Building on the IL State Fairgrounds.
Includes 11 Adult (13 years & older) Gate Admissions
Each Admission good for any day of the ISF- $60.00
*Discount Admission Booklets are only available for purchase at Emmerson Building
Starting July 1st - Discount Admission Booklets can also be purchased at participating County Market locations.
Includes 10 Senior (60 years & older) Gate Admissions
Each Admission good for any day of the ISF- $30.00
*Discount Senior Admission Booklets are only available for purchase at Emmerson Building