Mega & Jumbo Pass/Carnival Info

 

​RIDES for the 2022 Fair 

Making a return for the 2022 Illinois State Fair is North American Midway Entertainment. The carnival first debuted on the fairgrounds nearly three decades ago and will bring back some fan favorites as well as some new attractions. Rides fairgoers can expect to see in the Midway include: Disk O, Freak Out, Rock Star, Century Wheel, Arctic Express, Pharoahs Fury, Starship 3000, Amor Express, Ring of Fire, Yo Yo, Ocean Rage, Scooter, Tilt a Whirl, Tornado, Sizzler, Rainbow Rock, Persian Kamel, Zero Gravity, Crystal Castle, Fire Chief, Wacky Mouse, Spider, Jumping Jack, Raptor Run, Carousel, Cobra, Hurricane, Iron Dragon, Berry go Round, Combo Cars 8, Rescue Boats, Fun Slide, Tea Party, Bulgy the Whale, Down on the Farm, and Dino Jets. 
 
Not to be outdone, Adventure Village will be the home for: Jumping Jumbos, Merry Go Round, Tilt a Whirl, Scrambler, Puppy Roll, Mini Indy, Dragon Wagon, Hog Wild, Wacky Shack, Combo Cars 6, and Rescue Boats. 
 

MEGA / JUMBO PASS OFFICE HOURS 2022

Emmerson Building, Illinois State Fairgrounds 217-782-0775

  • June 16 – July 29:              8:30 am – 4:00 pm
  • excludes Saturdays & Sundays and July 4th
  • Saturday July 30:           9:00 am – 1:00 pm
  • August 1 – August 5:      8:30 am – 4:00 pm
  • Saturday August 6:        9:00 am – 1:00 pm
  • August 8 – August 14:    8:30 am – 7:00 pm
  • August 15 – August 20:  8:30 am – 6:00 pm
  • Sunday August 21:         8:30 am – 12:00 pm

2022 MEGA Pass - on sale Now!

  • Good for UNLIMITED RIDES during Fair
  • Good for ALL TEN DAYS of the Fair AND Preview Night
  • Good for the Main Carnival Midway and Adventure Village only (does NOT include Sky Glide, Giant Slide or Tram)
  • Does NOT include gate admission to the Fair
  • How to Order

 

2022 JUMBO Pass - on sale Now!

  • Good for UNLIMITED RIDES during Fair
  • Good for ALL TEN DAYS of the Fair AND Preview Night
  • Good for the Main Carnival Midway and Adventure Village and INCLUDES the GIANT SLIDE  (does NOT include Sky Glide or Tram)
  • Does NOT include gate admission to the Fair
  • How to Order


 

MEGA / JUMBO Pass Prices:​​

Type​
​Price
​On Sale Dates
​Holiday Mega Pass
​$60.00
​Dec 1, 2021 - Dec 31, 2021
​Holiday Jumbo Pass:  includes Giant Slide
​$70.00
​Dec 1, 2021 - Dec 31, 2021
​2022 Spring Mega Pass
​$70.00
​Jan 1, 2022 - July 31, 2022
​2022 Spring Jumbo Pass:  includes Giant Slide
​$80.00
​Jan 1, 2022 - July 31, 2022
​2022 Mega Pass
​$90.00
​Aug 1, 2022 - Aug 21, 2022
​2022 Jumbo Pass:  includes Giant Slide
​$100.00
​Aug 1, 2022 - Aug 21, 2022
​2022 Admission Book
​$45.00
​Dec 1, 2021 - Aug 21, 2022
​2022 Senior Admission Book
​$30.00
​Dec 1, 2021 - Aug 21, 2022
​2022 Seasonal Infield Parking
​$40.00
​Dec 1, 2021 - Aug 21, 2022


Carnival Hours/Specials

Carnival specials will be posted here at a later date.
 
DateCarnival Hours
Thursday, August 11 TBA
Friday, August 12 Noon - 11:30pm
Saturday, August 13 11:00am - 11:45pm
Sunday, August 14 Noon - 11:00pm
Monday, August 15 Noon - 11:30pm
Tuesday, August 16 Noon - 11:30pm
Wednesday, August 17         Noon - 11:30pm
Thursday, August 18 Noon - 11:30pm
Friday, August 19 Noon - 11:30pm
Saturday, August 2011:00am - 11:45pm
Sunday, August 21 Noon - 10:00pm