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
Season Ticket $20.00
Membership Ticket $20.00

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. A membership
ticket is required to be a candidate for the Board of Directors and to enter
items into the fair.

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 sign for at the Senior Fair Office: Saturday, July 12th, noon to 3 pm; Sunday, July 13th, 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.

Senior Citizens Day (Thursday only) 
Seniors must be over 60 years of age to be admitted at this special rate
from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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.


  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.

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