Ride Ticket Redemption Tents

 

RRT

Look for the neon green star tents!

When you purchase your ride tickets or wristbands online, you receive a ride voucher. This voucher can be redeemed inside the gates, during the fair at one of three Ride Ticket Redemption Tents: on the north side of Dorton Arena, on the Midway across from the Martin Building or in Kiddieland.

Carnival Deals and Discounts

SFF

State Fair Flyer

Soar above the midway lights on our BRAND NEW State Fair Flyer. Traverse the carnival from the west end "Orville Terminus" near the Scott Building down to Gate 8 via the "Wilbur Terminus" as you watch the magic of the midway below your feet!

 

Pricing

Advance Tickets: $4 one way, $7 round trip. These tickets are available online only through 11:59 p.m. Thursday, October 12.

During the Fair: $5 one way, $8 round trip. These tickets are available at the State Fair Flyer ticket booth at one of the two terminus points.

 

NEW TICKET PACKAGE FOR 2017: $26

Purchase 2 State Fair admission tickets and 2 round trip State Fair Flyer tickets for only $26!

 

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One Way Tickets

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Round Trip Tickets

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State Fair Flyer Package


Wristband

Unlimited Ride Wristbands

$25 in advance of the Fair, online only until 11:59 a.m. on Thursday, October 12. 

Each wristband will be good for one day only and will be redeemed at the N.C. State Fair Ride Redemption Tents. Wristbands may be purchased at the advance rate ONLINE ONLY.

 

$35 online once the Fair begins, or purchased at a midway ticket booth.

 

Each wristband will be good for one day only. Wristbands do NOT include the State Fair Flyer.

 

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Mini Pass

Mega Fan Mini Pass - $30

Can't get enough of the Fair? This is for you!

 

Includes:

Mini Pass allows the bearer admission any 5 days of the Fair. The pass is only valid for one scan per day. Multiple scans per day are not permitted.

 

Mini Passes are only available online in advance of the Fair. They must be purchased by 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 12.

 

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F4P

Family 4-Pack - $44

Start a new family tradition! Bring out the whole family with this package!

 

Includes:

4 adult admission tickets

2 ride sheets (18 tickets per sheet)

 

Mini Passes are only available online in advance of the Fair. They must be purchased by 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 12.

 

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FRF

Food & Ride Finder

Stay tuned for our Food & Ride Finder in October!

 


Frequently Asked Questions

Can I use last year's ride tickets this year?

No. Ride tickets are good only for the year purchased.

 

How much are ride tickets? Can I buy a ride book?

For more information, go to the Tickets page.

 

How many tickets are needed for each ride?

Kiddie rides are typically two to four tickets each. Bigger rides are three to five tickets each and large, spectacular rides can be as many as eight tickets.

 

I purchased my ride tickets in advance, online. Where do I get the actual tickets?

You will need to take your ride ticket voucher(s) to the "Ride Ticket Redemption" tent located directly in front of Dorton Arena, or at the location in Kiddieland. The ride ticket redemption booths will be open during fair hours.

 

Can I use ride tickets to play games on the Midway?

No, ride tickets cannot be used for the games.

 

What is the minimum height requirement for children's rides?

Minimum height requirements for children's rides are 36 inches tall.

 

Can a parent accompany a young child on a ride?

Parents can ride on all slides and Merry-Go-Rounds for free when accompanying a paying child who is 40-inches tall or less.