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Special Needs Groups

Special Needs Organizations are welcome to bring groups to attend any day of the Fair at $1 per person!


  • Special Friends of the Fair program is for legally registered organizations that serve persons with physical or mental disabilities/limitations.
  • No individual special needs admission is available.


  • Special needs groups are welcome at the Fair any day but will need an admission voucher.
  • Group Admission Vouchers can be used on the day indicated on the form.
  • SPECIAL FRIENDS OF THE FAIR DAY is Wednesday, September 14, 2022. This morning features special programming specifically for our special friends. To participate, the form must be included with your request.



Special needs group requests must be made in advance. No groups will be allowed to make a request for the discounted admission at the gate.

1. Request must be typed or legibly written on official letterhead.

2. Request letters must include:

  • The Organization’s Name, Address, and Phone number.
  • The Name and Title of the person making the request, and their phone number
  • A short description of the organization's service or program.
  • What day(s) your group plans to attend the Fair. (the 2022 Utah State Fair runs September 8-18)
  • The number of tickets needed per day of attendance – including chaperones.

3. If you require more than one visit, only one form, per day of the Fair, per group will be issued.

4. Requests must be mailed to 155 North 1000 West, Salt Lake City, UT 84116

5. Requests must be received by hand delivery or postmarked, on or before Friday, August 12, 2022. Due to the demands of the Fair on our staff, no late requests will be accepted.


If your request is accepted, a Special Needs Voucher will be mailed to you (or per your request, left in Will Call at the Fair Administration Building– 155 North 1000 West, Salt Lake City.

Admission must be paid on the day of visit at any Utah State Fair ticket booth. The preauthorized Special Needs Voucher must be presented to purchase the $1.00 admission.

Admission must be paid with cash, one check, one money order or one credit card. No purchase orders or billing is available.

Organization must arrange to arrive as one group. No individual tickets are issued.

Parking cost is the responsibility of the organization. Special needs admission does not include additional ticketed entertainment such as concerts.

We will be glad to answer any questions you have.

Questions? Contact the Fair office at 801-538-8400
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