Frequently Asked Questions

Questions about the fair in general:

  • Q: What time does the fair open?
  • A: The fair grounds open every day at 6:00 am.

  • Q: Do I have to buy the 5-Day-Wristband early?
  • A: No. You can purchase the wristband at the fair.

  • Q: Where is handicapped parking located?
  • A: There is handicapped parking available at the West Gate, North Gate and South Gate.

  • Q: Are there wheelchairs available for use at the fair?
  • A: The fair does not provide wheelchairs.



Questions about the carnival:

  • Q: What time does the carnival open?
  • A: The carnival opens at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday and at 12:00 pm on Saturday and Sunday.

  • Q: Can I get carnival tickets early?
  • A: No. You have to purchase carnival tickets at the fair office on the grounds.

  • Q: How do I get a wristband for the carnival?
  • A: You must purchase the carnival tickets FIRST at the fair office then the tickets can be redeemed for a wristband at the carnival office on-site.

  • Q: Do I need to purchase a ticket to go on rides with my child?
  • A: Yes, except for 'Young at Heart' Day. If you are over 60, you can ride free with one child until 5:00 pm.

  • Q: If my child doesn't meet the height requirement, can I go on that ride with my child?
  • A: No. If your child does not meet the height requirement, the child cannot go on that ride.

  • Q: Is there a 5-Day-Wristband for carnival rides like there is for fair admittance?
  • A: Unfortunately, no. The wristband purchased is only good for that specific day.



Questions about Grandstand tickets:

  • Q: Do I have to buy Tractor Pull, Concert or Demolition Derby tickets early?
  • A: No. You can purchase tickets at the time of the event or go the fair office on-site sometime during the day to purchase tickets.



If you didn't find the answer to your question, please do not hesitate to contact us at 309.663.6497.


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