Mega & Jumbo Pass/Carnival Info

 
2023 MEGA Pass - On Sale November 21
  • Good for UNLIMITED RIDES during Fair
  • Good for ALL eleven days of the fair
  • Good for the Main Carnival Midway and Adventure Village only (does NOT include Sky Glide or Giant Slide)
  • Does NOT include gate admission to the Fair
  • Order online

    • In Person: Emmerson Building, Illinois State Fairgrounds
    • Phone: 217-782-6661


2023 JUMBO Pass - On Sale November 21

  • Good for UNLIMITED RIDES during Fair
  • Good for ALL eleven days of the fair 
  • Good for the Main Carnival Midway and Adventure Village and INCLUDES the GIANT SLIDE  (does NOT include Sky Glide)
  • Does NOT include gate admission to the Fair
  • Order online

    • In Person: Emmerson Building, Illinois State Fairgrounds
    • Phone: 217-782-6661

MEGA / JUMBO Pass Prices:​​

Type​
​Price
​On Sale Dates
​Holiday Mega Pass
​$60.00
​Nov 21, 2022 - Dec 31, 2022
​Holiday Jumbo Pass: includes Giant Slide
​$70.00
​Nov 21, 2022 - Dec 31, 2022
​2023 Spring Mega Pass
​$70.00
​Jan 1, 2023 - July 31, 2023
​2023 Spring Jumbo Pass: includes Giant Slide
​$80.00
​Jan 1, 2023 - July 31, 2023
​2023 Mega Pass
​$90.00
​Aug 1, 2023 - Aug 21, 2023
​2023 Jumbo Pass: includes Giant Slide
​$100.00
​Aug 1, 2023 - Aug 21, 2023
​2023 Admission Book
​$45.00
​Nov 21, 2022 - Aug 21, 2023
​2023 Senior Admission Book
​$30.00
Nov 21, 2022 - Aug 21, 2023
​2023 Seasonal Infield Parking
​$40.00
Nov 21, 2022 - Aug 21, 2023

Carnival Bargain Bracelets

The carnival offers bargain bracelets for one-day unlimited rides (excluding Giant Slide and SkyGlide). The Bargain Bracelet is $30.00 and good for the day of purchase only. Bargain bracelets will be conveniently available for purchase at the Carnival and Adventure Village ticket booths when you arrive to enjoy the fair (see available times below). They are NOT available in the Mega Pass Office of the Emmerson Building.

Giant Slide

Just inside the Main Gate you will find the iconic Giant Slide. Emblazoned with the historic Route 66 logo, this fair-favorite ride is one of the most recognizable features of the Illinois State Fairgrounds, loved by kids and adults alike.  

  • Must be 6 years old and 3 feet tall to slide by yourself
  • Must be 3 years old to slide with an adult
  • Tickets are $4/person per slide
  • Giant Slide included in Jumbo Pass