Tickets and Admission


NO Admission Charge – Its free to get in!


Parking on the grounds is $5.00 per day

Carnival Ride Wrist Bands

Advance purchase 3-hour Carnival Ride Wrist Bands is $20.00 (or purchase at the fair for $25.00). Pre-sale locations include:

Special Wrist Band Deals

We offer special “Wrist Band Deal” time periods each day for fairgoers to enjoy discounted access to the rides with the purchase of a wrist band. Special pass deal time frame:

  • Wednesday, 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
  • Friday, 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.

All Grandstand Event Wristband

Purchase an All Grandstand Event Wristband for access to all grandstand events! The All Grandstand Event Wristband gets you in 1/2 hour BEFORE the general gate is open. Beat the crowd! Watch for signs for entry times and gate.

$55 Adult age 13 and older (tax included)
$25 Students ages 6 to 12 (tax included)
Ages five and under are free

In July, you can purchase these passes at the Saint Peter Chamber of Commerce, Family Fresh, Arrow Hardware, Kwik Trip (North and South in St. Peter) and Schmidt’s Meat Market in Nicollet.  You can also purchase these during the fair at the Fair Board office under the grandstand.

Grandstand Events 2023

Tax is included in price shown – Children five and under are free!

Wednesday Harness Racing: $5 for all ages
Thursday Truck and Tractor Pull: $10 for adults, $5 for students ages 6-12
Friday Demolition Derby: $15 for adults, $8 for students ages 6-12
Saturday Demolition Derby: $15 for adults, $8 for students ages 6-12
Sunday Auto Races: $10 for adults, $5 for students ages 6-12