Great deals & value at the 2022 Indiana State Fair

INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana State Fair returns in just 9 days and there are many ways to save on your State Fair experience. The State Fair offers deals and discounts throughout the 18-day Fair, including 100+ free things to do once you’re there! The greatest value of the summer is back at the State Fair, opening Friday, July 29th through Sunday, August 21st (closed Mondays & Tuesdays). Plan your trip today! 

Fairgoers are encouraged to buy tickets early to save up to 40%. Tickets are currently available to purchase online at All advance discounts end Thursday, July 28th at 11:59 p.m. 

Advance Admission Discounts – the following discounts are available now at

  • Advance Discount Fair Admission Tickets. $10 advance discount State Fair Tickets are available through July 28 at 11:59 p.m. ET – SAVE 29% off gate admission
  • Advance Discount Fair Parking Pass. $8 discount State Fair parking is available through July 28 at 11:59 p.m. ET – 20% savings 
  • Advance Discount Midway Wristbands. $25 midway wristbands available through July 31 at 11:59 p.m. ET – 38% savings 
  • Advance Discount Family 4-Pack. Includes 1 parking pass and 4 admission tickets to the 2022 Indiana State Fair. Available now through July 28 at 11:59 p.m. ET –  40% savings

Daily Gate Discounts – discounts listed available on select days:

  • BMV Discount Day, Wednesday, August 3. $7.00 gate admission with a printed or digital voucher from IN.GOV/BMV (50% savings on admission)
  • $3 Thursdays presented by the Indiana Secretary of State, Thursday, August 4, 11, and 18. $3 admission, $3 Midway Rides, and $3 food options at each food stand
  • Free IndyStar Ticket Union Carpenters’ Day, Wednesday, August 10. Grab a copy of the IndyStar on Thursday, August 4th for a FREE admission ticket to the Fair – valid ONLY at the State Fair on Wednesday, August 10 for FREE admission 
  • AAA Day, Wednesday, August 17. AAA Cardholders receive FREE State Fair admission with a valid AAA membership card presented at the gate. One valid card per person. 
  • Military & First Responders’ Day presented by Peterman Brothers, Friday, August 19. First responders, current and former Military, and their families receive FREE admission with a valid ID presented at the gate.

Additional Daily Deals & Value:

  • Free Tractor Shuttle Rides. Travel around the fairgrounds for FREE this year on the tractor shuttles
  • Free Entertainment and Activities at Every Turn. Visit to view the Top 100 Free Things to Do DAILY at the 2022 Indiana State Fair
  • Free Entertainment Every Day at The Hoosier Lottery Free Stage. Visit to see the full Hoosier Lottery Free Stage line up – All Concerts are FREE with paid fair admission
  • Pedal and Park. Save $1.00 off Fair admission when you ride your bicycle to the Fair and use one of the free secured bike racks on the Monon Trail north of 38th St.