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Admission & Hours


Adults (13 and up): $10
Children (6 - 12): $5
Children (5 and under): Free

Friday, August 2nd is Sneek Peak Night. There is no gate fee but a ticket is needed to see Keith Urban,

Monday, August 5 to Friday, August 9 FREE fair admission until 1pm!

Monday, August 5th is half price admission and half price rides thanks to BillionAuto.com!

Tuesday, August 6th is Senior Citizen Appreciation Day!

Wednesday, August 7th is Agriculture Appreciation Day!

*All Grandstand Entertainment is FREE with paid fair admission.

Fair admission tickets are not
sold in advance and can simply be purchased at the gate each day.

We offer free gate admission to Veterans and Military Personnel plus 1 guest, with a valid ID. Please show appropriate identification to any of our Gate Staff: Military ID, VA ID Card, Medical Card, Veterans Organization Membership Card, Discharge Papers, etc.) Thank you for your service!

Thank you to our Day Sponsors!

First PREMIER Bank
Billion Auto
Grand Falls Casino & Golf Resort
Touchstone Energy
South Dakota Corn

FAIR hours

Friday, August 2: 5pm - Midnight

Saturday, August 3: 10am - Midnight

Sunday, August 4: 10am - Midnight

Monday, August 5: 10am - Midnight

Tuesday, August 6: 10am - Midnight

Wednesday, August 7: 10am - Midnight

Thursday, August 8: 10am - Midnight

Friday, August 9: 10am - Midnight

Saturday, August 10: 10am - Midnight

Click here for carnival hours and pricing.
Indoor Vendor Hours
Friday, August 2: CLOSED
Saturday, August 3: 10am - 8pm
Sunday, August 4: 10am - 8pm
Monday, August 5: 10am - 8pm
Tuesday, August 6: 10am - 8pm
Wednesday, August 7: 10am - 8pm
Thursday, August 8: 10am - 8pm
Friday, August 9: 10am - 8pm
Saturday, August 10: 10am - 8pm
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