* How to Purchase Tickets: Ticket presales begin May 24 for Friends of the Fair VIPs, June 14 for backrest holders, and June 17 for Friends of the Fair. Tickets will go on sale to the general public June 21. Tickets can be purchased online, over the phone at (866) 605-3247 or at the box office at the Grandstand Ticket Office located at the Nordby Exhibit Hall, 1060 3rd Street Southwest, Huron, SD 57350. Ticket office hours are 8 AM - 5 PM June 17-18 and June 21-22. Ticket office hours are 11 AM - 5 PM, M-F (excluding July 5) until the fair.
* Official Ticketing Website: The SD State Fair Ticket Office and the SD State Fair website (https://www.etix.com/ticket/o/4564/SDStateFair?cobrand=southdakota) are the only authorized sources of grandstand tickets. Tickets purchased through any other source may not be valid. The SD State Fair is not responsible for the validity of them. If tickets are found to be fraudulent, fairgoers risk being denied admission, refunds and/or exchanges. Please use discretion if you decide to purchase tickets through another source.
* VIP Ticket Sales: For information on VIP ticket sales, please call the South Dakota State Fair Office at (605) 353-7340.
* Handicap Accessible Seating: Handicap accessible seating is available. Please call the ticket office at (866) 605-3247 to purchase tickets.
* Ticket Information: Tickets purchased through Wednesday, September 1 will include gate admission. Youth 5 and under are free, unless they need to have their own seat. If you do not have a ticket for the child, they will need to sit on your lap.
* Doors: Open at 6 PM nightly
* Package Prices:
Standing room package: $175
Grandstand reserved package: $150
* Both include two nights of bull riding and three concerts
VIP package: $380
* includes seat at a VIP table for two nights of bull riding and three concerts, VIP parking, access to VIP lounge where food and drink is served
nightly, and a chance to meet the entertainers
* Individual tickets: Individual ticket prices are listed under each individual show.