What You Need To Know About The 2018 Delaware State Fair

What you need to know about the 2018 Delaware State Fair In Harrington.

$9-$9.50* for ages 13 and older

$4-$4.50* for ages 6 to 12

$30.50 for 5-day adult gate admission

Adult Gate Admission
July 19 – July 28, 2018
Adult Gate Admission (ages 13 & up)

Youth Gate Admission
July 19 – July 28, 2018
Youth Gate Admission (ages 6-12)

5-Day Adult Gate Admission
July 19 – July 28, 2018
5-Day Adult Gate Admission (ages 13 & up)

Free for children 5 and younger (go to the Express Lane gate for free pass)

Free parking; VIP parking passes for $21 per day

Groups: $2 off per ticket for 20 or more


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See what this year’s State Fair has to offer! 


List of exhibitors



Advance Discounted Any-Day Unlimited Ride Wristband
On sale: June 12, 2018 10:49 AM to July 19, 2018 12:00 AM – $26.00
After July 19, 2018 12:01 AM –  July 28, 2018 8:00 PM $31.00

Advance Discounted Weekday Unlimited Ride Wristband
On sale: June 12, 2018 10:49 AM to July 19, 2018 12:00 AM – $21.00
After July 19, 2018 12:01 AM – July 28, 2018 8:00 PM $26.00
Single-ride ticket: $1.25 (each ride takes 2-6 tickets)

Monday Ride Madness: Participating Food Lion Stores offer discount vouchers for $10 for an unlimited ride wristband for Monday. Vouchers must be presented before 6 p.m. Monday, July 23. Participating Food Lions are in Dover, Harrington, Millsboro, Milford, Seaford, Rehoboth Beach, Delmar, Laurel, Bridgeville, Smyrna, Middletown, Lewes, Newark and Denton, Maryland.

Gate admission is not included in tickets to concerts or shows.

All shows including concerts, rodeo and demo derby performances in the M&T Bank Grandstand are held rain or shine. Umbrellas are not allowed. The pit, track, and bleacher/stadium seating areas are not covered. The grandstand and clubhouse seating areas are the only areas that are covered. Only dangerous weather conditions at show time will delay a show or cause it to be canceled. Severe weather at show time could cause a show to be delayed.

Thursday, Jul. 19
7:30 PM Toby Keith with Jimmie Allen

Friday, Jul. 20
7:30 PM Brett Eldredge

Saturday, Jul. 21
6:30 PM Craft Beer Festival – Craft Beer Festival

Sunday, Jul. 22
7:30 PM Chris Young

Monday, Jul. 23
8:00 PM Jeff Dunham

Tuesday, Jul. 24
7:30 PM Lauren Daigle with Zach Williams

Wednesday, Jul. 25
7:00 PM Southern Uprising “A Southern Rock Revival”

Thursday, Jul. 26
7:00 PM Harness Racing

Friday, Jul. 27
7:00 PM Monster Truck Meltdown presented by Gootee’s Marine

Saturday, Jul. 28
7:00 PM Demolition Derby



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