2013 Ticket Information and Carnival Specials 

Fair Admission Tickets 

Tickets for the 2013 Fair are no longer being sold online since we cannot guarantee delivery in time for use. The ticket office at the Fairgrounds will be open from 10 AM to 5 PM for Advanced Ticket Sales up until Thursday, August 1, at 5 PM.

We regret that we are unable to provide scooters, wheelchairs or strollers this year.

  • Regular Admission Ticket Sales (at the gate) same as 2012
    Adult $12
    Child $6 [6-12 yrs.]
    Children under 6 FREE every day
    Senior $9 [60+ proof of age required]
    Evenings: after 8:30 PM. Adult $8
  • Advance Ticket Sales - Adult $10, Child [6-12 yrs.] $5; in advance only until August 1; see ordering information below.
  • Sussex County Resident Deal - any day with applicable ID at the gate - Adult $8, Child $5 [6 - 12 yrs.], Senior $5 [60+]  
  • Early Bird Special - Monday - Thursday, August 5 - 8. 10 AM. - 12 PM; Adult $8, Child $5 [6 - 12 yrs.], Senior $5 [60+]
  • MegaPass - admission and carnival ride bracelet good for any ONE day of your choice - Adult $28, Child $24 [6 - 12 yrs.] same price as 2012; in advance only before 3 PM on August 1; see ordering information below
  • Military Veterans - FREE every day with applicable ID
  • Children's Day - Tuesday, August 6 Child $5 [6 - 12 yrs.] at the gate
  • Senior's Day - Thursday, August 8 Seniors $4 [60+] at the gate
  • Last Blast - Sunday, August 11 Adult $8, Child / Senior FREE at the gate
  • Bus & Group Admission Rates - Contact Kathy Cafasso, group sales, at or 973-948-5500 x259,
  • Camp Groups - CLICK HERE for information.

Carnival Specials

  • MegaPass - admission & carnival ride bracelet for any ONE day - Adult $28, Child $24, same price as 2012, available in advance only, see information below
  • Carnival Tickets - $1.25 (multiple tickets required); 10 tickets for $11, 22 tickets for $21, 55 tickets for $51; not available in advance
  • Pay One Price [POP] deals - $22 for ride bracelet (admission not included)
    Friday, August 2, 9 PM to 1 AM
    Monday, August 5, 11 AM to closing
    Tuesday, August 6, Wednesday, August 7, Thursday, August 8, 12 PM to 6 PM
    Sunday, August 11, 11 AM to 5 PM


  • Required admission to the fair is not included in the Demo Derby ticket price. A Demo Derby ticket is required for every spectator
  • Tickets are available online, by mail or at the Fair Ticket Office in advance, or at the Fair Ticket Office during the Fair. See information below.
  • Grandstand reserve seating:  To be announced

Ordering Tickets
Note Cutoff Dates:

  • All online orders and orders with checks must be received by July 26!
  • The deadline for the purchase of Advance Fair Admission, Multi Day Passes and MegaPasses at the Fair Ticket Office is Thursday, August 1 at 5 PM
  • The deadline for the purchase of Advance Fair Admission and MegaPasses at local businesses is the end of the business day on August 1. Call ahead to check on availability.     
  • Events are rain or shine. Tickets are non-refundable.

Advance Tickets

Fair Ticket Office - All Advance Tickets can be purchased between the hours of 10 AM and 5 PM (Monday through Friday) from June 10 through August 1.

Tickets are also available at the following local businesses until August 1.  Check for availability.

Lakeland Bank
Sussex Bank
Tri-Co Federal Credit Union
First Hope Bank - Andover only

Baker Pharmacy

Chocolate Goat

Dale's Market
Family Drug

North Country Pharmacy

Roberta's Jewelers

Weis Market

Chatterbox Drive-in
Yetter's Diner

Mountain View Deli

Gate Hours

  • Friday, August 2 - Saturday, August 10: 10 AM to 10 PM
    Sunday, August 11: 10 AM to 5 PM
  • Currently Wheelchairs and scooters are NOT available for the Fair.
  • The New Jersey State Fair / Sussex County Farm & Horse show has a NO PET POLICY. Please leave your pets at home.
  • The New Jersey State Fair / Sussex County Farm & Horse Show reserves the right to inspect all coolers / baggage at the Entrance Booths & Gates.
  • Information booths are located inside the admission gates. Day schedules and maps are available.
  • FREE PARKING - "People Mover" Parking Lot Shuttles - Sponsored by Service Electric Broadband Cable, Wilson Coal & Supply, Franklin Mutual Insurance


The Sussex County Farm &  Horse Show Association, Inc. is a not for profit corporation recognized by the  IRS as a 501 (C)(3) organization.
Contributions are tax  deductible in accordance with IRS regulations for Charitable  Donations.