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Kansas State Fair List of Discounts and Sponsored Days

The Kansas State Fair is back at the Kansas State Fairgrounds in Hutchinson, Kansas. Enjoy this Kansas tradition for less with some deals and discounts that make entry affordable for everybody! Be sure to buy tickets online here before Sept. 7th for discounted ticket prices, and keep in mind that any concert tickets you purchase come with FREE gate entry on the day of the show! Tickets are available at the link above. On top of the discounted ticket prices before Sept. 7th, read below to find out which days you could pay as little as $1.00 for entry! 

Kansas State Fair Discounts and Deals

2023 Sponsored or Discount Days at the Kansas State Fair: 

  • Buy Early to Save! 
    • Save 30% on gate admission tickets when purchased by Sept. 7!  Tickets can be purchased at any Dillons store, the Kansas State Fair ticket office, or online. 
      • Adults 13+ — $7 ($10 value)
      • Children 6-12 — $4 ($6 value)
      • Seniors 60+ — $4 ($6 value)
      • Children 5 and under are free. 
    • Buy your gate tickets through September 7th:
      • At Any Kansas Dillions Stores
      • Online 
      • at the ticket office by phone at 620-699-3618 or in person at 2000 N Poplar, Hutchinson, KS. 
  • Young at Heart Day – Friday, September 8th
    • They are celebrating our beloved seniors with gate admission being only $2 for those 55 and older. 
  • Dillions Dollar Day – Monday, September 11th 
  • Tasty Tuesday – Tuesday, September 12
    • Mark your calendars for Tasty Tuesday at the Kansas State Fair on Tuesday, Sept. 12. Get ready to tantalize your taste buds with irresistible flavors and incredible deals!?

    • Participating food vendors will offer food tastings for just $3 each! From mouthwatering goodies to savory delights, there’s something for every palate. Featured $3 samples: ?

      • Kettle corn?

      • Fried green beans?

      • Fried mac & cheese bites?

      • Pineapple whip?

      • Small Pronto Pup?

      • 4-inch funnel cake?

      • Cinnamon roasted nuts ?

      • Ice cream nachos?

      • Dippin Dots ice cream?

      • Jalapeño poppers?

      • Fried pickles?

      • Roasted corn?

      • Iced tea?

  • Chiefs Red Friday – Friday, September 15
    • Gate admission is only $2 for PlayOn members who show their app at the gate on Friday, Sept. 15. Visit www.kslottery.com to become a member for free.
  • $4 after 4 pm – Tuesday, September 12, and Thursday, September 14
    • Get in for $4 after $ pm with the great evening deal. 
  • Military Tickets
    • Military Tickets are available at the Ticket Office or can be purchased at each gate when arriving at the Fair. The price is $4 and is valid for each family member. Need to show military ID or proof as a veteran.

Kansas State Fair Hutchinson

This year they have a great lineup of FREE Stage performances. Click HERE to see the schedule. 

Discounted tickets for rides: 

  • There are 6 wristband days (Carnival hours vary each day). The advance price is $30 through August 31. Beginning September 1, the price is $35.Midway Wristband days:
    •Friday, Sept 8
    •Tuesday, Sept 12
    •Wednesday, Sept 13
    •Thursday, Sept 14
    •Friday, Sept 15
    •Sunday, Sept 17
  • Get a 20-ticket ride sheet for only $20 through September 7. (Starting Sept. 8, the price goes up to $28). These can be used on any day of the Fair. Rides typically take 3-5 tickets each.
  • Monday, September 11 is Dillons Dollar Day, with a special Dillons Day wristband for only $25!? This replaces previous Dillon’s Day promotions. Click HERE for more info. 

Kansas State Fair Admission

Helpful Links for more Kansas State Fair Deals & Info: 

Kansas State Fair FAQs

Kansas State Fair Dillions Dollar Day

Kansas State Fair Visitor Guide

Calendar of Events 

Kansas State Fair Map 2023

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