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 include favorites: Pharaohs Fury, Freak Out, Rock Star, Wacky Mouse Coaster and new for 2022, Arctic Express. 
 
 

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 hours and specials will be posted here at a later date.