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Carnival Pricing & Hours

In the order to maintain safety of everyone at the Sioux Empire Fair and continue to keep this a family friendly event the Sioux Empire Fair is enacting a 9pm curfew for anyone 17 and under not accompanied by a parent or adult family member 18 years of age or older. Anyone 17 and under must be accompanied at all times while on the W.H. Lyon Fairgrounds. The curfew will be enforced at the Sioux Empire Fair on the W.H. Lyon Fairgrounds starting August 9 until the end of the fair on August 14.


Carnival Day Wristband - Includes unlimited carnival rides for 1 person, 1 day.

Cost: $35, Available at Midway Ticket Kiosk. Credit Cards and Exact Cash Accepted.

Siouxper Pass - Includes fair admission, August 7-14 grandstand entertainment, and unlimited carnival rides for 1 person, all 10 days of the fair. Siouxper Pass does not include Old Dominion concert.

Cost: $70 plus tax. Available at all Sioux Falls Lewis and Brandon Lewis from July 5th until August 11th.


Thursday, August 5: 5pm - Midnight

Friday, August 6:
5pm - Midnight

Saturday, August 7: 12pm - Midnight

Sunday, August 8: 12pm - Midnight

Monday, August 9: 2pm - Midnight

Tuesday, August 10: 2pm - Midnight

Wednesday, August 11: 2pm - Midnight

Thursday, August 12: 2pm - Midnight

Friday, August 13: 2pm - Midnight

Saturday, August 14: 12pm - Midnight

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