SEPTEMBER 10-20 2020
Utah State Fair

School Field Trips

School groups can visit the Fair for only $1 per student! 


School groups can visit the 2019 Utah State Fair for the discounted school group rate from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM on the following dates:

  • Thursday, Sept. 5
  • Friday, Sept. 6
  • Monday, Sept. 9
  • Tuesday, Sept. 10
  • Wednesday, Sept. 11
  • Thursday, Sept. 12
  • Friday, Sept. 13

Sorry, school group admission rates are not offered on weekends. 


  • Gates open for school groups at 9:00 AM.
  • All school field trip groups must check in at a ticket office between 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM to be eligible for field trip group admission. All field trip groups must be at the gates and paid before 1:00 PM.
  • Once on the grounds, groups can stay as long as they would like.
  • Please note that all vendors, shopping, and the carnival will be closed until the regular Fair hours.

Admission for School Groups

  • Students and chaperones pay only $1.00 each (chaperones must pay with the group to qualify for the $1.00 rate).
  • Admission will be waived for students unable to pay the $1.00 admission charge.
  • We allow a ratio of one (1) teacher/chaperone to three (3) or more students. Additional teachers/chaperones must pay regular gate admission.
  • School groups must pay with cash, one school check, money order or credit card in one transaction (no personal checks will be accepted). No pre-payments will be accepted.
  • Please select one group representative to pay for all admission. Be prepared to provide the school name, address, phone number, number of students and number of chaperones paying the $1.00 admission fee, and number of student admissions being waived.
  • School groups should enter through Gate C.


  • Parking is free to buses, marked school vehicles, and any chaperone vehicles immediately following the buses. 
  • Buses need to park in Lot D (enter off 300 North or 1000 West).
  • Any groups not entering with the busses or marked school vehicles must pay to park at $10.00 per vehicle. Free street parking is available.

Admission for Home School Groups

Homeschool groups are welcome to attend the Fair at the $1.00 rate for students and chaperones. Please note that to be eligible for the school group rate your group must have a ratio of one (1) teacher or chaperone to three (3) students or more.

Lunch Storage

  • Schools are welcome to bring their own lunches onto the grounds. Lunch storage is available in the Administration Building. We are sorry but no refrigeration is available.
  • If a lunch area is needed, picnic tables are located on the Center Mall and throughout the Fairpark. Grass areas may also be utilized as lunch areas.
  • For more questions about school group visits, please contact Nicki Claeys at