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School Field Trips


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).

School Group Rates

School groups can visit the Fair for only $1 per student!
School groups can visit the 2021 Utah State Fair for the discounted school group rate from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM on the following dates:
Thursday, Sept. 9
Friday, Sept. 10
Monday, Sept. 13
Tuesday, Sept. 14
Wednesday, Sept. 15
Thursday, Sept. 16
Friday, Sept. 17

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 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.


  • 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.
  • 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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