Discounted pass for Illinois State Fair rides on sale

SPRINGFIELD — Illinois Statefairgoers wanting to experience unlimited carnival rides can purchase a “mega pass” for a discounted price of $50, available at that price until Saturday, July 10.

After that date, the price will increase to $60.  The pass is good for unlimited rides in both Adventure Village and the Carnival Midway all 10 days of the fair plus the Aug. 12 preview night. The pass does not include entry to the fair or rides on the Tram, Sky Glide and Giant Slide.

To purchase a pass, fairgoers should stop by the Emmerson Building, located on Main Street north of Ethnic Village. The Emmerson Building is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  It also will be open Saturday, July 10, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., for last-minute sales of the discounted pass.

The fair runs from Aug. 13-22. To order a pass with a credit card, call (217) 524-7993.

For more information, see the fair’s website.

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