Advance Tickets

Advance Tickets


Purchase your ADVANCE admission tickets through September 10 and save 30%!

Adult (ages 13 and over) - $7

  • Buy and print your discounted admission tickets HERE at home without fees, or have them mailed to you (shipping and handling fees apply).
  • Buy your tickets by phone - 515-244-2771 (shipping and handling fees apply).
  • Buy your tickets in person at the Fair Administrative Offices (now through August 27), the Grandstand Ticket office (starting August 30), or at more than 70 locations in your area.  Click HERE for a list of those locations.

Advance adult admission tickets are valid for regular Fair-time admission on any day of the 2021 Clay County Fair. Please note that admission discounts are available at the entrance gates on several special deal days throughout the Fair's run; admission pricing may be less expensive if you purchase admission at the gate. No refunds will be given if you purchase advance adult admission tickets and discover you qualify for a discount at the gate.

Advance adult admission tickets are only available while supplies are available.  At individual business locations, tickets are only available until the close of the business day on September 10.  Tickets will be available online until 11:59pm on September 10.


Advance wristbands available at participating Godfather’s Pizza restaurants, Events Center Box Office, by phone (515-244-2771), or online HERE.

** Wristbands DO NOT include gate admission to the Fair; however, children ages 12 and under are admitted FREE every day; children ages 13-18 are admitted free on Sept. 17.


Saturday, Sept. 11 – Sunday, Sept. 12 – Open at 10am

Monday, Sept. 13 – Thursday, Sept. 16 – Open at 4pm

Friday, Sept. 17 – Sunday, Sept. 19 – Open at 10am

WRISTBANDS (Good for unlimited rides)

VIP Wristband – Valid all 9 days of the Fair; $50 in advance, $55 at the Fair

All-Day Wristband – Valid for one day only on Sept. 11, 12, 17, 18, or 19; $25 in advance, $30 at the Fair


Kids Day Wristband – Friday, Sept. 17; $25 in advance, $30 at the Fair

10 Rides for $20 – Monday through Thursday, Sept. 13-16; 10 rides for $20 all night long