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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 the QR code posted at the gates to make a mobile purchase. 


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

Outside Vendors

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


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

*Closing times are at the discretion of management.

Box Office Hours

Through Aug. 28 (Monday-Friday): 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Aug. 29 – Sept. 10: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sept. 11: noon to 5 p.m.
Sept. 12 – Sept. 14: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sept. 15 – Sept. 24: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Sept. 25: 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 or by calling 405-948-6800. Advance gate tickets are also available at metro area OnCue stores and MidFirst Banks, beginning in mid-August. Season passes can be purchased at the Box Office or by phone at 405-948-6800.

Adults (ages 12+): $8
Children (ages 6-11): $4
Season Passes: $25 *not available for purchase online, at OnCue, or MidFirst

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. 

Adults (ages 12+): $15
Children (ages 6-11): $8
Children (ages 5 and under): FREE!
Season Pass: $40 *not available for purchase online, at OnCue, or MidFirst

Special Discount Days

Thursday, September 15: Thrifty Thursday – $5 outside gate admission for everyone (children 5 and under FREE); $2 Little Book of BIG DEALS and ride all day armbands* for just $25!

Monday, September 19: 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 20: Pepsi $2 Tuesday – $2 outside gate admission, $2 Little Book of BIG DEALS, $2 each carnival ride*, and $2 Sky Eye Wheel ride tickets for everyone! No Pepsi can required! 

Wednesday, September 21: Senior Day – FREE admission for senior citizens 55+ (I.D. required), $5 Sky Eye Wheel ride tickets. 

Thursday, September 22: Thrifty Thursday – $5 outside gate admission for everyone (children 5 and under FREE), $2 Little Book of BIG DEALS, and ride all day armbands* for just $25!

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


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 also by advance reservation. Fairgoers can make reservations for scooters and wheelchairs online at or by calling 877-588-4782.

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: $13
Wagon Rental: $18
Wheelchair Rental: $25
Electric Scooter Rental: $65