Frequently Asked Questions

For a fun and safe visit to the Arizona State Fairgrounds, all guests must abide by our Code of Conduct. If you have questions regarding the Code of Conduct, please visit the Security Office located at the southwest corner of the Veterans Memorial Coliseum.

The following are strictly prohibited at the Arizona State Fair:

  • Disorderly, disruptive, harmful or criminal conduct
  • Unlawful possession of alcohol, narcotics or illegal substances
  • Possession of any article defined as a weapon

Guests attending the Arizona State Fair may bring in one unopened 20oz bottled water per guest. However, Glass containers and alcohol are prohibited. All containers, backpacks, purses, and bags are subject to search. There are no food/beverage storage facilities available. Please note there may be certain areas, exhibits, or events within the fairgrounds with different restrictions.

For guest safety, drones are not permitted on or around the fairgrounds at any time.

If you lost something during the Arizona State Fair and are still at the Fairgrounds, stop by the Security Office at the SW corner of the Coliseum. If you lost something and aren’t at the Fairgrounds, please call our Support Center at 602-252-6771.

When you enter the Arizona State Fairgrounds, photography, audio, and video recording may occur. By entering the event premises, you consent to such recording media and its release, publication, exhibition, or reproduction to be used for news, webcasts, promotional purposes, telecasts, advertising, inclusion on websites. You further waive all rights you may have to any claims in connection with any exhibition, streaming, webcasting, televising, or other publication of these materials, regardless of the purpose or sponsoring of such exhibiting, broadcasting, web casting, or other publication.

Guest Services is available during the Arizona State Fair. They are located inside the white building northwest of the Veteran’s Memorial Coliseum and also available outside the Veteran’s Memorial Coliseum on the Southwest corner. There are also many information booths on the fairgrounds to answer questions or help direct you to the place you wish to visit.

In an effort to promote a safe, secure, and enjoyable environment, all purses, backpacks, and diaper bags are subject to inspection and magnetic wanding as you enter the Fair.

Please be prepared as these items are not allowed on the Fairgrounds,  If these items are found at the Admission Gates, guests may take item back to their vehicle or may voluntarily surrender the items. Items surrendered will not be returned.

Glass bottles

Hard sided coolers

Alcoholic beverages

Narcotics or illegal substances

Weapons of any nature, or objects that appear, or can be used as weapons

All sharp metal objects

Knives with a blade longer than 2”

Taser or any other type of stun device

Pepper spray or mace

Selfie sticks

Clothing or exposed tattoos that are indecent

Laser pointers


Guests may bring in one 20 ounce factory sealed bottle of water, or empty refillable water bottle.  Water bottle refill stations are located across the Fairgrounds.