2016 Arkansas State Fair Promotional Days

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What:

The Arkansas State Fair attracts over 400,000 patrons every year. It features a livestock show, bull riding and many live musical acts. It is scheduled for October of every year.

Normal Ticket Prices:

Admission is $10 for Adults and $5 for children or seniors. Parking is $5 per vehicle and buses park for free. They have ticket packages this year for all week admission and families. The bottom of this page lists some great deals and discounts where you can get in for free and/or ride unlimited rides for one price.

Discount tickets are available at Walgreens too.  Advanced tickets are $5.99 for adults and $2.99 for kids and are available online.

Gate admission and parking are free Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

When:

In 2016 the State Fair will be October 14th-23th.  See the concert lineup.

Where:

The State Fair is at the State Fairgrounds, located off of Roosevelt Road in Little Rock.

Event Info:

Text FAIR to 501-319-4492 to receive one text each day with the daily schedule of Fair events.

Text EVENT to 501-319-4492 to receive texts throughout the day with up to the minute Fair info.

Shuttle Service:

The Arkansas State Fair offers free shuttle service Fridays from 6 p.m.-11 p.m., Saturdays from 11 a.m.- 11 p.m. and Sundays 1 p.m. - 11 p.m.    You can park for free in any state government parking lot west of the State Capitol.

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Website:

http://www.arkansasstatefair.com/

Special Discounts and Promotions (2016):

(by date)
* In addition to these discounts, Walgreens has a special where you can purchase discount tickets, and you can get discounted pre-sale tickets at the State Fair's website..

Also, between the hours of 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. on weekdays, gate admission and parking is free.

  • October 14:
    Armband day: $28 gets unlimited rides from 11 a.m.to close.
    ll AFCU members who present a valid AFCU Debit Card receive $2 off gate admission.
     
  • October 15:
    Armband day: $28 gets unlimited rides from 11 a.m.to close.

    Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas customers receive a special coupon for $2 discount on gate admission.

  • October 16:
    Armband day: $28 gets unlimited rides from 11 a.m. to close.
    Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas customers receive a special coupon for $2 discount on gate admission.
     
  • October 17:
    $1 parking, gate admission and rides all day.

    Children ages 6 and under can ride the Kiddie Rides free from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Free gate admission 9 a.m. to noon for adults bringing kids.

  • October 18:
    Armband day: $28 gets unlimited rides from 11 a.m. to close. .

    All Toyota Tundra trucks receive free parking courtesy of Steve Landers Toyota.
    Donate 4 canned food items and receive 1 adult gate admission. Donate 2 canned food items and receive 1 child's gate admission

  • October 19:
    Armband day:  $28 gets unlimited rides from 11 a.m. to close. The band will get you a free Frosty at Wendy's too.

    Free gate admission for ladies 18 years of age and older from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

  • October 20:
    Armband day: $28 gets unlimited rides from 11 a.m. to close.
    Free Admission from 6 p.m. to close for college students with ID.
     
  • October 21:
    Armband day: $28 gets unlimited rides from 11 a.m. to close.
    Children ages 6 and under can ride the Kiddie Rides free from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.. Free gate admission 9 a.m. to noon for adults bringing kids.
     
  • October 22:
    Armband day: $28 gets unlimited rides from 11 a.m.to close.
    $3 gate admission sold at gates until 5 p.m. to FFA/FCCLA, Scouts and 4-H members.

    92 Minutes of Free Admission (9:00 a.m. to 12:32 p.m.) for children 12 and under with paid adult admission.

  • October 23:
    Armband day: $28 gets unlimited rides from 11 a.m.to close.