MICHIGAN STATE FAIR
TICKET INFO & PRICING
THURSDAY, SEPT 1 - FRIDAY, SEPT 2

SATURDAY, SEPT 3 - SUNDAY, SEPT 4

11am-10pm
10am-10pm
MONDAY, SEPT 5
10am-9pm

Interior  Livestock Exhibits

Halls A, B & C 

will close at 5pm

Interior Event Hall - Vendor Hall

will close at 7pm

*NO UNACCOMPANIED MINORS WILL BE ALLOWED TO ENTER THE FAIR AFTER 6:00PM*

PRICES

Michigan State Fair Ticket Pricing Options:

Enhanced PARKING options available on first come first serve basis at NO CHARGE.

Ultimate Admission - $42.00 

Includes Fair Admission, Unlimited Carnival Rides and Circus Performances

Fair Admission - $10.00

Includes admission into the Fair only --- NO CARNIVAL RIDES OR CIRCUS PERFORMANCES 

UPGRADES

Upgrades are available at designated upgrade booths within the Fairgrounds

only. No advance upgrades will be sold. 

Upgrades will not be available at the box office upon entry.

If you’re having fun walking around and change your mind and decide you want to experience an attraction you didn’t originally pay for, don’t worry we will have locations on the grounds where you can purchase an upgrade for an additional cost.

Fair Admission upgrading to Ultimate Admission - $37.00

Ticket booths will be located throughout the fairgrounds selling Ultimate Admission Wristbands.  The best deal is to purchase them at the box office before entering the fair if you plan to ride multiple rides or see the Detroit Shrine Circus.

Fair Admission upgrading to see the Circus - $22.00    

Tickets will be available for sale for the Detroit Shrine Circus at the entrance to the circus tent for $22.00 for one ticket to one circus performance on the day of purchase.   

                      

Carnival Rides Only - $1.25 per ticket or 22 tickets for $25.00   

Ticket booths will be located throughout the fairgrounds selling ride tickets for $1.25 per ticket or 22 tickets for $25.00.

Each carnival ride takes 3-4 tickets per person per ride.                                                

                            

*NO UNACCOMPANIED MINORS WILL BE ALLOWED TO ENTER THE FAIR AFTER 6:00PM*

Canned Food Drive for Gleaners

Community Food Bank Sponsored by 

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Bring three non-perishable canned food items to the gate and receive
$5.00 off a Full Price Ultimate Admission, regular price $42.00.

This discount applies only to the Ultimate Admission Purchase

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Senior Day - Thursday ONLY

Compliments of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and Blue Care Network, Seniors age 62+ will enjoy a day of State Fair Fun with free Fair Admission! (Does not include Carnival Rides or Circus admission)

This option allows you to enter and view all of our indoor exhibits, livestock, agriculture, home arts displays and demonstrations as well as participate in all of the contests. In addition, you can experience the long running tradition of the C.F Burger Creamery Butter Cow, Guernsey's Endless Cup of Chocolate Milk - plus all the entertainment stages throughout the fair. This does not entitle you to ride carnival rides or enter the Shrine Circus Performance area. You may upgrade this admission ticket to enjoy the carnival or Shrine Circus.

If you wish to participate in the Honored Citizen's Day Event you must register here, no walk-in's will be welcome for this special event as space is limited. 

Seniors may upgrade this admission ticket to the Ultimate Admission and enjoy the Carnival Midway Rides & the Detroit Shrine Circus for $37.00 inside the fair only. Or upgrade at the Circus tent to view the Circus only for $22.00.

Veterans, Active Military, Scouts & 4H Day! 

 Thursday ONLY!

Scouts: Any Boy Scout, Cub Scout, Girl Scout, Brownie etc..in uniform will be allowed FREE FAIR  Admission on Thursday.

Veterans & Active Military: Any Veteran or Active Military member must show ID or proof of status to receive FREE FAIR Admission on Thursday.

4-H: Any 4-H member must show ID or proof of 4-H membership to receive FREE FAIR Admission on Thursday.

This option allows you to enter and view all of our indoor exhibits, livestock, agriculture, home arts displays and demonstrations as well as participate in all of the contests. In addition, you can experience the long running tradition of the C.F Burger Creamery Butter Cow, Guernsey's Endless Cup of Chocolate Milk - plus all the entertainment stages throughout the fair. This does not entitle you to ride carnival rides or enter the Shrine Circus Performance area.

You may upgrade this admission ticket to the Ultimate Admission and enjoy the Carnival Midway Rides & the Detroit Shrine Circus for $37.00 inside the fair only.

FAIR DATES AND TIMES