Sept. 12 - 22, 2024

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Fair Information

Hours & Admissions

Welcome to one of the top State Fairs in North America, showcasing our state’s agriculture, manufacturing, and commerce. It’s everything from family entertainment and educational exhibits to exciting competitions and just plain fun!

NEW! Oklahoma State Fair Youth Attendance Policy

All minors should be supervised by a responsible adult. Fairgoers under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a parent, legal guardian, or chaperone 25 years of age or older after 5 p.m. ID may be required. Eligible adults may accompany up to five (5) minors. Adults are required to remain at the Oklahoma State Fair while the minors are in attendance. Officially recognized tour/corporate groups or youth in official OSF competitions or other programs with established supervisory practices are exempt from this policy. Minors in violation of this policy are subject to removal from the event.


Public activities open at 10 a.m. daily. For livestock or equine activities prior to 10 a.m., please use the gates closest to the barns. Ticket sellers may not be available until main gates open in some locations. Be sure to be prepared by buying your tickets in advance or using your mobile device to make a purchase onsite. All online and any purchases made with a credit card will have additional fees.


Sunday-Thursday: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Friday-Saturday: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Outside Vendors

Sunday-Thursday: 10 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Friday-Saturday: 10 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.


Monday: Opens at Noon
Tuesday-Friday: Opens at 1 p.m.
Saturday-Sunday: Opens at 11 a.m.

*Closing times are at the discretion of management.

Box Office Hours

Through Aug. 25 (Monday-Friday): 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Aug. 26 – Sept. 7: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sept. 8: noon to 5 p.m.
Sept. 9 – Sept. 11: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sept. 12 – Sept. 21: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Sept. 22: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.


Advance Gate Deals

Prior to Opening Day, you can SAVE when you purchase outside gate admission tickets at the OKC Fairgrounds Box Office, online at or by calling 405-948-6800. 

Adults (ages 12+): $12
Children (ages 6-11): $7.50
Season Passes: $40 *available online only

Gate Admission

During the Fair, outside gate admission tickets are available at the ticket booths outside each gate. Same day re-entry is allowed with your ticket stub and a handstamp from our ticket takers. Any purchases made using a credit card will have a surcharge added. Save time at the gate by buying in advance!

Adults (ages 12+): $16
Children (ages 6-11): $10
Children (ages 5 and under): FREE!
Season Pass: $40 *available online only

Special Discount Days

Thursday, September 12: 

Tinker Federal Credit Union Thrifty Thursday – $8 outside gate admission for everyone (children 5 and under FREE); $4 Little Book of BIG DEALS and ride all day armbands* for just $25!

College Day – $5 admission for college students (I.D. required) One admission per I.D.

Monday, September 16: Military Monday – All active duty, retired, veterans and their spouses (Military I.D. required) receive FREE outside gate admission and $5 Sky Eye Wheel ride tickets.

Tuesday, September 17: Taste of the Fair Tuesday – $4 outside gate admission, $4 food items from EVERY STAND at the Fair, $4 Little Book of BIG DEALS, and $4 Sky Eye Wheel ride tickets for everyone! 

Wednesday, September 18: Senior Day – FREE admission for Senior Citizens 55+ (I.D. required), $5 Sky Eye Wheel ride tickets. 

Thursday, September 19: Tinker Federal Credit Union Thrifty Thursday – $8 outside gate admission for everyone (children 5 and under FREE), $4 Little Book of BIG DEALS, and ride all day armbands* for just $25!

*Some exclusions may apply. Not good on “non-mechanical special attractions.” 

**Credit card purchases will have a surcharge.

Carnival Armbands

Advance Gate Deals

You can SAVE BIG when you purchase an advance carnival ride armband at the OKC Fairgrounds Box Office, online, or by calling 405-948-6800.  Advance prices are good through September 11, 2024.

Monday – Thursday: $25
Friday – Sunday: $40 

During the Fair

During the State Fair, carnival ride armbands are available at the carnival ticket booths.

Monday – Wednesday: $35
Tinker Federal Credit Union Thrifty Thursdays (Opening Day & September 19): $25
Friday – Sunday: $50 

Carnival armbands do not include outside gate admission. All purchases are subject to convenience and other fees. Visit the Carnival page to find all information regarding prices, Fast Lane passes, tips, and more.


There are acres and acres of FREE parking available, located on both the north and south sides of the property.

Handicapped parking is available at most gates. Paid and free parking are accessible from NW 10th Street, May Avenue, and Reno Avenue.

NEW in 2024! Cash is no longer accepted for paid parking upon arrival. A credit or debit card must be used. Apple, Google and other ‘card not present’ method of payments are not accepted at this time. A 3% fee will be added to each transaction.


Lockers, electric scooters, wheelchairs, strollers, and wagons are available for rent in three locations:  In front of the Barns (facing the front of the Super Barn), just inside Gate 9, and on The Circle toward Gate 2. Rentals are available for walk-up customers and by advance reservation. Fairgoers can make reservations for scooters and wheelchairs online at or 262-677-2696.

Rentals are provided by a third-party contractor and not Oklahoma State Fair, Inc. Prices and information are subject to change without notice.

Prices to be announced.