General Information

Fair Hours

  • Friday, July 28th - 5pm to Midnight
  • Weekends - Noon to Midnight
  • Weekdays - Noon to 11 pm

Fair Gate Admission Cost

  • Adults: 18 to 59 - $9
  • Children: 5 and under are free
  • Lunch Special: $6 (Available Monday through Friday between the hours of 11 am to 2 pm)
  • Seniors: 60 and older -  $6
  • Youth: 6 to 17 - $6


Limited complimentary FREE parking via the NorthWest Bypass entrance.

Montana State Fair 10-Pack Bonus Buy

  • $60 for 10 fair gate admission tickets (must be purchased in increments of 10)
  • On-sale until July 28th at 6 pm

Pre-Sale Carnival Wristbands

  • PRE-SALE Carnival Wristbands are $25 each to ride either Noon to 5 pm or 6 pm to Midnight (Good for any day of the fair from July 28 - August 5, 2023)
  • Purchase at the Pacific Steel and Recycling Arena Box Office. On-sale until July 28th at 6pm


Handicap Accession:

See the visitor grain elevator shaped Information Booth located at the entrance to the Central Park loop, just inside the purple gate for wheelchair, stroller, and wagon rentals as well as maps of our facilities.


Dial 406- 727-8900 for concerns/questions or lost and found.

Police / Medical

  • Dial 911 for emergencies.
  • Parents contact Police immediately on fairgrounds. First Aid located in the Mercantile Building.
  • Police staffing during the Fair is located in the Fire Hall behind the Family Living Center dial 406-727-8339.

People Mover

Two People Movers will run daily.

Service Vehicles

Allowed on grounds before 11 am only. Service is provided by the State Fair for hauling merchandise or food/beverage. Contact the Administration Building at 406-727-8900.


Showers are located in the Livestock Pavilion. They are open 24 hours and available at no charge.

How to Contact Us

Montana State Fair is located at:

  • Montana ExpoPark
    400 3rd Street NW
    Great Falls, MT 59404
  • Phone: 406-727-8900
  • Fax: 406-452-8955
  • Email the ExpoPark