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Discounted tickets now available for Iowa State Fair

Discounted tickets now available for Iowa State Fair

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Buy early and save money at the Iowa State Fair. Those who purchase advance discount gate admission tickets to the Iowa State Fair, Fair Play Packs or punch cards before Aug. 6 can save up to 30 percent.

Buy early and save money at the Iowa State Fair.

Those who purchase advance discount gate admission tickets to the Iowa State Fair, Fair Play Packs or punch cards before Aug. 6 can save up to 30 percent.

The 2008 "U Gotta Love It" Iowa State Fair is scheduled for Aug. 7-17.

Advance discount gate admission tickets are on sale $7 for adults (normally $10) and $3 for children ages 6 to 11 (normally $4). Tickets may be purchased at participating Hy-Vee drugstores, Dahl's Food Marts, Fareway stores, the State Fair Ticket Office and online at www.iowastatefair.org. Tickets are good any one fair day.

Fair Play Packs come in three different kits:

- Ages 12 and older, $17 (a $24 value): Includes one adult gate admission, six $1 food and beverage coupons, one Giant Slide or Ye Old Mill ride, one Skyglider ride and one Midway ride.

- Ages 6-11, $16 (a $20.50 value): Includes one child gate admission, six $1 food and beverage coupons, one Giant Slide or Ye Old Mill ride, one Skyglider ride, one Midway ride and one Snakes Alive admission.

- Ages 5 and younger, $13 (a $16.50 value): Includes six $1 food and beverage coupons, one Giant Slide or Ye Old Mill ride, one Skyglider ride and one Midway ride.

These tickets are available at State Fair Ticket Office or online.

The punch card provides 11 days of adult admission for $77. Each punch is good for one admission to the fair; individuals or families may use the cards. Punch cards may only be purchased through the State Fair Ticket Office or online.

The State Fair Ticket Office is located in the Administration Building on the fairgrounds.

Hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays and 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays. Online and phone orders will close Aug. 2. Walk-up orders will be available until Aug. 6.

To order tickets by mail, write: Iowa State Fair Ticket Office, P.O. Box 57130, Des Moines, IA, 50317-0003. Include check or money order; do not send cash. If using credit card, provide card number, expiration date, three-digit number on the back of your card and return mailing address.

For more information, call 1 (800) 545-FAIR.

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