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!



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.



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

*Closing times are at the discretion of management.


Outside Vendors

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


Box Office Hours

Through Aug. 27 (Monday-Friday): 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Aug. 28 - Sept. 9: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sept. 10: noon to 5 p.m.
Sept. 11 - Sept. 13: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sept. 14 - Sept. 23: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Sept. 24: 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 okstatefair.com or by calling 405-948-6800. Advance gate tickets are also available at metro area OnCue stores and MidFirst Banks, beginning in mid-August. 

Adults (ages 12+): $10
Children (ages 6-11): $5
Season Passes: $30 *only available through Sept. 13, not available for purchase online, at OnCue, or MidFirst. Purchase by phone or in person.

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 money and time by buying in advance!

Adults (ages 12+): $15
Children (ages 6-11): $10
Children (ages 5 and under): FREE!
Season Pass are not available after the Fair begins


Special Discount Days

Thursday, September 14: Thrifty Thursday – $8 outside gate admission for everyone (children 5 and under FREE); $3 Little Book of BIG DEALS and ride all day armbands* for just $25!

Monday, September 18: 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 19: Pepsi Triple Shot Tuesday - $3 outside gate admission, $3 Little Book of BIG DEALS, $3 each carnival ride*, $3 souvenir cup refills, and $3 Sky Eye Wheel ride tickets for everyone! No Pepsi can required! 

Wednesday, September 20: Senior Day – FREE admission for senior citizens 55+ (I.D. required), $5 Sky Eye Wheel ride tickets. 

Thursday, September 21:

Thrifty Thursday – $8 outside gate admission for everyone (children 5 and under FREE), $3 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.

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

**Credit card purchases will have a surcharge.



Lockers, wheelchairs, electric scooters, strollers, and wagons are available for rent just inside three main gates - Gate 6 (near the Jim Norick Arena), Gate 2 (north side of The Circle) and Gate 9. Rentals are available for walk-up customers and by advance reservation. Fairgoers can make reservations for scooters and wheelchairs online at www.vistamobility.net or by calling 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.

Stroller Rental: $15
Wagon Rental: $20
Wheelchair Rental: $25
Electric Scooter Rental: $65