Discounted Illinois State Fair Mega Pass on sale now


“The perfect gift,” says State Fair Manager Kevin Gordon

information provided by the Office of the Governor

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (November 29, 2019) – 2020 Illinois State Fair officials have announced the start of the 2020 holiday promotional campaign starring the Mega Pass. Now through the end of the year, the 2020 Mega Pass costs $60.

“It is the perfect gift for adults, children, grandchildren, or other special ones on your holiday shopping list,” said Illinois State Fair Manager Kevin Gordon. “A Mega Pass is a ticket to unlimited rides and excitement in the Carnival Midway and Adventure Village during all 11 days of the 2020 Fair, making it one of the best bargains at the State Fair.”

Mega Passes are on sale now all the way through the fair. However, the price will increase to $70 on January 1 and then to $90 on August 1.

Admission Bargain Books and Seasonal Infield Parking Passes are also available. For $45, the Admission Bargain Book provides 11 any-day admissions to the 2020 Illinois State Fair. The Seasonal Infield Parking Pass is $40 and allows fair-goers to park on the infield all 11 days of the fair.

More information regarding the 2020 Illinois State Fair will be released in the months to come. Potential fair-goers can receive new information about the Illinois State Fair by signing up for alerts at

Mega Pass and other purchases can be made:

  • In person at the State Fairground Emmerson Building
  • By phone: 217-782-6661
  • By mail using the application that is downloadable from
  • Online at

The 2020 Illinois State Fair will take place August 13-23, 2020.