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Read and Ride


  1. Read three (3) books approved by your teacher/guardian as appropriate for your age and reading level.
  2. Download the Read & Ride Report Form and complete brief summaries of each book. An adult must sign the form to verify you completed the books.
  3. Bring the completed form to Read & Ride Redemption area inside Shopping Pavilion during the AZ State Fair and receive your FREE ride passes.

Thank you to our Fair Friends D. Miller Charitable Fund/D. Kammrath for their generous support of the Read and Ride Program.

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Wristbands will be available for purchase on-site (inside the Fairgrounds) only every Thursday for $50.

Sold from noon to 6pm. Valid until 8:30pm.

*Any ride wristbands purchased from individuals outside the Fairgrounds will not be valid.

Feel Good Fridays presented by Sanderson Ford benefitting Operation Santa Claus and St. Mary’s Food Bank

Help the community and get free admission.  Bring 10 cans/items of non-perishable food on Fridays, and receive one free admission

September 30, October 7, 14, 21 and 28 (excluding opening day)

Noon to 6 p.m.

Most needed items by the food bank are: 

  • Peanut Butter
  • Canned fruits and vegetables
  • Canned meats
  • Canned beans

The following items will NOT BE ACCEPTED: 

  • All perishable food, including fruits and bread
  • Bottled water, soda and any other beverages
  • All baby food
  • Seasoning packets, ramen noodles, snack chips and “Cup o Noodles” 
  • Any items in glass containers
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Operation Santa Claus

$3 Food

Starting September 30th, enjoy $3 food every Friday from 12 noon – 6pm.

Indulge on all your favorite fair foods as every food stand offers a $3 menu item.

(Does not include admission, carnival rides, or games.)


Friends 55+ Day presented by Humana

Just for our Friends 55+, enjoy a complimentary admission to the Arizona State Fair on Friday, October 14.  Stop by The Backyard and play Arizona Bingo with the hip Historian Marshall Shore.  With thanks to Humana, a leading health and well-being company.  Noon to 6 p.m.

Tickets Coming Sept. 1

Enter # of tickets requested (Max 2) and when prompted, enter the
special password: FAIRFUN2022
For tickets please click here.
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Armed Forces Day

In partnership with Vet Tix, the Arizona State Fair is honored to provide free admission to those who have given so much as a way to say Thank you for your service.  A time to relax, enjoy, and have some fun.  Friday, October 21, noon to 6 p.m.