There are plenty of ways to Save Big on Summer’s Big Finish! The Oregon State Fair is happening August 26 through September 5 at the Oregon State Fairgrounds and Exposition Center in Salem.
“The only thing better than a day at the Oregon State Fair, is scoring great deals on Admission tickets, carnival rides, games and parking,” said Kimberly Jacobsen, Oregon State Fair Spokesperson. “Fortunately, we offer plenty of opportunities to save before the Fair begins, and Discount Days on Fair Admission at the gate once it starts. Here are our Top Tips for Big Fair Savings.”
Advanced Discount Ticket Sales
Wilco in store ticket sales and free parking
Now through August 25, visit a participating Wilco Farm Store to buy your Adult Fair Admission for $8 and Child Fair Admission for $6 with no service charges, while supplies last. That adds up to a $4 per ticket savings from Fair-time pricing. Plus, get one FREE Fair Parking Pass per family when you make any purchase at participating Wilco stores, while supplies last.
Senior online $1 Admission sales
Now through August 25, the Oregon State Fair is proud to partner with Providence Medicare Advantage to offer $1.00 Admission to guests Ages 65+ when you purchase your Fair tickets in advance: oregonstatefair.org/tickets. Tickets may be purchased in advance at the Fair office. Service fees apply to online purchases.
Advanced Purchase Discount Carnival Rides and Games
Carnival Rides Wristband: Now through August 25, $45 for advanced purchase carnival wristband. On August 26, the price increases to $60. Wristband good for one day of unlimited rides for one person, plus, three games and a medium drink. Rides range from 10-12 tickets each.
Advanced Purchase Discount Family Pack and Pass Admission
Family 4-Pack: Now through August 25, $25 Admission for a family of four.
11 Day Pass: Now through August 25, $44.99 Admission Pass good for all 11 days of the Fair. Non-transferable, must show ID to use.
At the Gate Discount Days
August 26: $5.00 Admission on Opening Day, brought to you by Mattress Firm. Admission discount is only available when you purchase tickets in person at the gates of the Oregon State Fair on Friday, August 26.
August 30: BOGO Day! BUY one admission, GET one admission of equal or lesser value FREE. BOGO discount is only available when you purchase tickets in person at the gates of the Oregon State Fair on Tuesday, August 30.
September 1: Kids Day! FREE Admission and a FREE slice of pizza for children ages 11 and under, courtesy of Wild Mike's Ultimate Pizza. When you purchase tickets in person at the gates of the Oregon State Fair on Thursday, September 1. Kids ages 5 and under are always FREE at the Fair.
September 5: Heroes Day - FREE Admission for Military, First Responders, Teachers, and their families, presented by Willamette Valley Pie Company. ID not required.
Fair time Admission Tickets
When the Oregon State Fair begins on August 26, ticket prices increase. Adult Admission (ages 13-64) $12, Child Admission (ages 6-12) $10, Kids Admission (ages 5 and under) free, and Seniors (ages 65 or better) $3. Services fees apply to online purchases.
Source: Oregon State Fair