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Day Specific tickets are no longer needed!

Guests will no longer have to choose what day they would like to visit the Fair when purchasing their admission tickets. Tickets previously purchased for Saturday, July 24 – Saturday, July 30 (with the exception of Sunday, July 25, which are being immediately refunded), can now be used ANY DAY of the Fair.

Any admission tickets purchased for $5 First Friday (July 23, 2021) remain valid on that date only.

FREE ADMISSION Sunday is back!

Guests will no longer need to purchase admission tickets for Sunday, July 25, 2021. Any guests who purchased an admission ticket for Sunday, July 25, 2021 via credit card will automatically receive a refund for their purchase, back on their credit card. Any guest who visited the Fairgrounds Office and purchased an admission ticket for Sunday, July 25, 2021 with cash, may receive a refund by visiting the Fairgrounds Office and returning their admission ticket.

Children age 9 and under receive free admission and ticket purchase is not necessary. Admission tickets are non-refundable.

Admission Tickets

Admission tickets are day-specific.
$8 Online
$10 at the Gate
Children age 9 and under receive free admission. Admission tickets are non-refundable.

Friday, July 23 - Admission is $5 per person for $5 First Friday

Sunday, July 25 - Admission is FREE

Grandstand seating is NOT free this year and a paid ticket is required for all concerts, Tractor Pull, Rodeo, and Demolition Derby. Paid admission does not guarantee grandstand seating.

Restricted Items

Smoking is not permitted inside the gates during the Fair. Designated smoking areas are located outside of the Fair gates.

Pets, weapons, alcohol, skateboards, metal detectors, hoverboards, and soliciting are not permitted on the Fairgrounds. Bicycles are not allowed within the inner grounds during Fair.

Wheelchair Rental

Wheelchair rental is located near the Fair Office.

2021 Daily Hours

Gates open daily at 8:00 am.

Check the Fair program for complete event details and times.

Parking & Trams

Parking & trams are both free. Trams operate daily from 8:00 am to 11:00 pm.

How to Get Here

We encourage guests to use the south access road located at 16715 C.R. 36 Goshen, IN 46528 or enter the Fairgrounds at Gate 7.

Fair Lunch Pass

Available weekdays 11:00am-1:00pm. Must park between Gates 2 and 3 on the grass lot. Pick up a pass at the Fairgrounds Office with a $10 deposit. Enter at Main Gate by Fair Office. Return to Fair Office by 2:00 pm to receive a full refund.

Grandstand Info

For your safety and the safety of our guests, posted Grandstand Rules & Regulations will be enforced by Fair security and ushers. Fair security and ushers have the authority to ask anyone to leave the Grandstand at any time. Paid admission does not include grandstand seating.

Animals Have Different Bacteria Than Humans

Please take precautions!
  • Avoid eating and drinking in the barns.
  • Place pacifiers, bottles, and sippy cups in diaper bags before entering livestock areas.
  • Make sure to wash hands thoroughly upon exiting livestock areas and prior to eating or drinking.

Midway Tickets

$1.50 per ticket
$25 for 20 ticket sheet
$60 for 50 ticket sheet
*Midway tickets are not available for purchase in advance and are non-refundable.

Midway Wristbands

Pre-Sale Wristbands may be purchased online for $20 each through Wednesday, July 21.

Wristbands may then be purchased in person during the Fair for $25 each from the carnival ticketing booths.

Pre-sale Ride Vouchers are accepted on Wristband Days. Individual ride tickets are also available on Wristband Days.

Wristband Days and Times
Friday, July 23: 12:30pm-11:00pm
Sold until 9:00 pm
Monday, July 26: 1:00pm-11:00pm
Sold until 9:00 pm
Thursday, July 29: 1:00pm-11:00pm
Sold until 9:00 pm
Saturday, July 31: 12:00pm-6:00pm
Sold until 4:30 pm. Regular ticket prices in effect after 6:00 pm.

2021 Carnival Hours

Friday, July 23
12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday, July 24
Noon - 11:00 pm
Sunday, July 25
Noon - 11:00 pm
Monday, July 26
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday, July 27
3:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Wednesday, July 28 1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday, July 29
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday, July 30
3:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Saturday, July 31
Noon - 11:00 pm
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