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Free gate admission with concert ticket purchase for Kansas State Fair

Unlike last year’s Kansas State Fair promotional deal, now you can purchase a Grandstand concert ticket at ANY TIME and still get free gate admission on the day of the concert! 

The 2022 Kansas State Fair is September 9-18th. Grandstand concerts this year include: 

Parker McCollum with Priscilla Block – Saturday, Sept. 10th at 7:30 p.m.

Gabriel “Fluffy” Iglesias – Sunday, Sept. 11th at 7:30 p.m. 

Demo Derby Event – Monday, Sept. 12th at 7:30 p.m. 

Eddie Montgomery – Tuesday, Sept. 13th at 7:30 p.m. 

Toby Mac – Wednesday, Sept. 14th at 7:30 p.m. 

Great White and Quiet Riot – Thursday, Sept. 15th at 7:30 p.m. 

Tech N9ne with Blane Howard – Friday, Sept. 16th at 7:00 p.m.

T.I. with Chingy – Saturday, Sept. 17th at 7:30 p.m. 

Dirt Track Auto Racing Event – Sunday, Sept. 18th at 5:00 p.m.


Concerts start at the times listed above with gates opening about an hour before, but as always, double-check the schedule before you head out. All Grandstand concert tickets include gate admission. You can purchase all concert tickets here.


Children under the age of 2 do not need a ticket if they will be sitting on your lap.


To get your tickets, visit the Kansas State Fair ticket office at 2000 N. Poplar in Hutchinson, or purchase them online. Click here to get your tickets! 

Kansas State Fair Concerts

If you’re looking for some live music that doesn’t break the bank, fear not, because this year the Kansas State Fair is also featuring a series of FREE CONCERTS throughout the week!! These events are all taking place at the Peoples Bank and Trust Area on the fairgrounds unless otherwise noted!


Ron Diamond, returning for his 17th year at the Kansas State Fair, will be performing daily at the Peoples Bank and Trust Arena! See times for his performances here.

Here is a list of more date to put on the calendar: 

Friday, Sept. 9th – Rock the Fair’s Battle of the Bands Finalist Performance! This event will be held at the Nex-Tech Grandstand. 

Saturday, Sept. 10th – WIBW presents the Kansas Gubernatorial Debate, starting at 10:30 a.m. This event is the traditional first debate between the major party Gubernatorial candidates, for anyone wanting to keep a finger on the pulse of state politics, this event is for you!

Kansas State Fair

Saturday, Sept. 10th – Saturday Night Blues! See the Keefer Madness band at 6:30 p.m. and the George Sanders Blues Band at 7:30 p.m.


Monday Sept. 12th – American Song Contest Semi-Finalist Broderick Jones at 5:00 p.m.


Tuesday, Sept. 13th – Salt City Jazz Band at 3:00 p.m, Dixieland Band at 5:00 p.m and the Kansas All Star Educators Big Band at 6:00 p.m.


Friday, Sept. 16th – Sherwin and Pam Linton, who’re bringing back the sound of the Johnny Cash Show, at 2:00 p.m.


Saturday, Sept. 17th – Sherwin and Pam Linton at 12:00 p.m.

Helpful Links for more Kansas State Fair Deals: 

Dollar Day at the Kansas State Fair 

Kansas State Fair FAQs

Kansas State Fair Visitor Guide

Calendar of Events 

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