Delivering thrills, chills, screams, and smiles, the carnival has been a part of the Oklahoma State Fair for more than 100 years. From the famous historic carousel to the heart-pounding Mega Drop, the Midway is filled with sights and sounds that you can only experience once a year - but the memories will last forever.
- Armbands are not recommended for children under 36”, as there are a limited number of rides they can safely ride.
- Persons under 48”, or parents with children under 48”, should check the ride requirements before purchasing to determine the best value.
- Height requirements and other applicable restrictions are on the ride list.
- No refunds will be given, even due to weather.
- Some rides are not included.
- Bearer assumes all risk of personal injury and loss or damage to property.
Find the full list of rides that will be at the 2018 Oklahoma State Fair here.
Monday – Friday: opens at 1 p.m.
Saturday – Sunday: opens at 11 a.m.
*Closing times are at the discretion of management.
July 7th thru September 12th, you can SAVE $15 when you purchase an advance carnival ride armband at the State Fair Box Office, online or by calling 405-948-6800. *A convenience charge may apply.
Monday – Thursday: $20
Friday – Sunday: $30
Buying in advance gives you easy access to redeem your voucher for an actual unlimited carnival armband during the Fair and avoid the lines at the carnival ticket booths.
- Take your voucher or print-at-home ticket to one of the THREE guest relations/redemption centers in the Midway during carnival hours.
- Each person who will use a carnival armband MUST BE PRESENT at the redemption center for the carnival agent to put on the armband.
Tuesday, Septmeber 18: Dr Pepper $2 Tuesday - $2 carnival rides* and $2 Sky Eye Wheel rides for everyone! No Dr Pepper can needed.
*Some exclusions may apply. Not good on "Non-Mechanical Special Attractions." Each ride is $2.
September 13 thru 23, carnival ride armbands are available at the carnival ticket booths.
Monday – Thursday: $35
Friday – Sunday: $45
Family Fun Pack
Available at the carnival ticket booths.
30 ride coupons: $30
55 ride coupons: $50
*Most rides require 4 - 6 tickets
Single Ride Coupons
Single ride coupons are $1.25 each and must be purchased in groups of 4.
Buy a Gold Access Pass at any Carnival Ticket Booth and step right up to the black and gold checkerboards for priority ride boarding – the Wade Shows VIP experience.
Monday – Thursday: $15
Friday – Sunday: $20
Access & Safety Policy
For information regarding our Midway Safety Policy, or to contact the carnival office, please refer to the following document.