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School Field Trips


School Group Rates

School groups can visit the Fair for only $1 per student!
School groups can visit the 2023 Utah State Fair for the discounted school group rate from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM on the following dates:
Thursday, Sept. 7
Friday, Sept. 8
Monday, Sept. 11
Tuesday, Sept. 12
Wednesday, Sept. 13
Thursday, Sept. 14
Friday, Sept. 15

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 the ticket office at Gate C (near the Days of 47 Arena) between 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM to be eligible for field trip group admission. All field trip groups must be at the gates and paid before 4:00 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.


  • Parking is free to buses, marked school vehicles, and any chaperone vehicles immediately following the buses.
  • Buses need to park on the west side of Lot C (enter off 1000 West). See Map
  • 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.
  • School groups should enter through Gate C (near the Days of 47 Arena). See Map
Start the school year with an unforgettable field trip to the Utah State Fair! Educators can enhance class curriculum through an educational experience that cannot be accomplished in the classroom setting. Classroom and Home Educators can create a unique self-guided experience by visiting specific exhibits and attractions that compliment your classroom curriculum. The many educational activities and exhibits are outlined in the downloadable Field Trip Guide.
No reservations needed, just arrive ready by following the instructions below.

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 (near the Days of 47 Arena).

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 the Fair office at 801-538-8400.
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