Admissions & Ticket Regulations

Admissions and Tickets Regulations

It is the policy of the Board of Directors of the Perry County Fair that every person who enters the gates during the fair must have a valid pass or pay gate admission:

Daily Ticket $8.00

Kids Day (TUESDAY ONLY) $6.00 All Day

Season Ticket $20.00

Membership Ticket $20.00

Arm Bands – On Sale – Saturday & Sunday before the opening day of the fair

A membership ticket admits the person whose name appears on the ticket to the fair each day. A membership ticket can only be sold to residents of Perry County. This ticket admits that person to the fair each day, and gives voting privileges to those members 18 years old and over. To be a candidate for the Board of Directors, a membership ticket is required & the person must be 18 years or older.

Junior Fair Exhibitor Arm Band FREE
Perry County Youth exhibiting at the fair can receive a free arm band compliments of the Perry County Farm Bureau to enter the fair every day. The exhibitors must have a voucher card on file at the fair office by July 1.  The arm bands can be signed for at the Senior Fair Office: Saturday, July 16th, noon to 3 pm; Sunday, July 17th, 9:30 am to 5 pm.  Arm Bands that are lost or destroyed may be replaced at the Fair Office (cost $1).

Main Gate Automobile Pass $25.00

No vehicles will be allowed to drive through the main gate after 4 pm, except for emergency and official vehicles.  The Main Gate Vehicle Pass is only good from 8 am to 4 pm.

Livestock Vehicle Pass $25.00
This pass will only be sold to livestock exhibitors and can only be used at the gate behind the coliseum or at the compound area gate.  These vehicles can only park behind the coliseum or at the Horse Barn.

*Both passes must be attached to windshield.

Camping Pass $150.00 (regular)/ $300.00 (large lots)

All persons camping on the fairgrounds must apply for a permit at the Secretary’s Office and display the permit on the camper. If you have paid for reserved camping come to the office for your card. Each vehicle parked with the camper must have an automobile pass attached to the windshield. In order to purchase a camping pass, either two membership or season tickets must also be purchased.

Ride Pass $6.00
Holders of Membership or Season Tickets and Junior Fair Exhibitors with arm bands may purchase a ride pass for each day which will entitle them to ride all mechanical rides. Children under two will not be charged at the gate; but if they choose to ride, they must purchase a ride pass.

Kids Day (Tuesday only) until 6 pm.


Kids must be under the age of 18 years.

Senior Citizens Day (Thursday only) 
Free from 8 am to 1 pm

Seniors must be over 60 years of age to be admitted at this special rate from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Veterans Day (Monday)

Veterans must present military ID

In order to insure the safety of all fair patrons, the following rules have been made by the Board of Directors:
#1 – Only emergency and official vehicles will be allowed to drive through the main gate after 4 pm.
#2 – No delivery trucks will be allowed on the midway after noon.
#3 – Vehicles with passes must be parked so that they do not block access to any building exit.
#4 – All campers with dogs send proof of shots with camping contract before the fair opens.  All dogs must be tied at their campsite at all times the fair gates are open.

#5 – No Dogs on the fair grounds during the fair week with the exception of Service Dogs.


Updated 05/09/2016 at 8:08 pm


  1. Myke Harre says:

    What is the Senior Citizens day cost? You don’t mention it on your website.

    • fairexpress says:

      Senior Citizens Day is Thursday with FREE admission for those 60 years of age. This rate is only available from 8 am to 1 pm.

  2. Kim says:

    Is there a charge for children 2 and under? and is there a lesser charge for other children-or are they considered adult prices?

    • fairexpress says:

      Daily Admission is $8 which includes a pass for the rides. Children 2 and under are admitted FREE. Any children 2 and under that will be riding rides must purchase the $6 Ride Pass.

  3. Marla says:

    What is admission price for Veteran’s on Monday?

  4. Amy Vasquez says:

    If you purchase the season tickets, are rides included?

  5. Michelle Dumolt says:

    Can season passes be purchased the first day or do they need to be purchased ahead of time?

  6. steve boyle says:

    r we allowed to take coolers with drinks in them

  7. Tabby says:

    Today kids day they get in for free dose that include the rides too ?

  8. Jeff says:

    Do the season passes include your family?

  9. Jeff says:

    Well I take it that no one reads this thing since you can get no answer I am very disappointed and will not be going to the fair nor will any of my kids in the future have a wonderful day

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