General Information

Hours, Admissions, Ticket Promotions 

2024 Operating Hours

The Administration Building is staffed:

September – May from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm Tuesday – Friday

Summer Hours

June – August from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Monday – Friday

During the Fair, the office is staffed from 8 am – 8 pm.

 

The 2024 Fair is from Friday, August 2nd to Saturday, August 10th

 

The Fair opens at 5 pm on the first Friday, August 2nd, and is open until 10 pm
Weekend hours are from 10 am - 10 pm

Weekday hours are from 12 pm - 10 pm

The parking is always free! Open rain or shine! The Fair is a smoke-free environment.

 

2024 Tickets/Admission and Promotions—NO REFUNDS

CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE ADVANCE ONLINE TICKETS from May 1, 2024, 12:05 am to August 2, 11:55 pm!


2024 Regular Admission Tickets

(Prices starting August 2, 2024, @ 5 pm. Available at the gate or online!)

  • Adults (13-59)- $15.00
  • Veterans/Active Military - $7.00
  • Child (6-12) - $5.00
  • Seniors (60+) - $10.00

 

2024 Advance Admission Tickets

(Online Advance Sales end on August 1 @ 11:55 pm. No Exceptions!)

  • Adult (13-59) - $12.00
  • Child (6-12) - $4.00
  • Senior (60+) - $8.00
  • VIP 9-Day Pass - $80.00 

 

2024 Group & Camp Pricing

Reservations needed, Email: kcafasso@njstatefair.org

 

2024 Promotions

Children’s Day: Tuesday, August 6th, Children (6-12) $4.00, Sensory Friendly Hours in the Carnival from 12-2

Military/Veterans and First Responders Day: Wednesday, August 7th

  • Veterans, active military, and first responders: Free with ID

Senior Day: Thursday, August 8th, Seniors (60+) - $4.00

Evenings after 7:30 pm: Adult $10.00, Veterans $5.00

 

Additional Tickets and Special Events

Demo Derby - August 4 and August 5 
(price does not include required fair admission)

  • Reserved Seating - $15.00
  • General Admission - $13.00

Monster Truck Show - August 6 and August 7

(price does not include required fair admission)

  • Reserved Seating - $16 Adult, $11 Child (6-12)
  • General Admission - $13

Carnival Mega Pass - These tickets include one day's admission to the fair and Carnival rides ALL DAY (noon-closing on weekdays, 10 am-closing on weekends). They must be purchased by August 1, 11:55 pm. No exceptions.

  • Adult (13 & up) - $33 
  • Child (6-12) - $28

Height Requirements for Rides vary by ride. Please remember that not all of the rides listed by Reithoffer Shows will be present.

 

Carnival Savings 

The Carnival opens at noon during the week and at 10 am on weekends.

 

MEGAPASSES: admission and a ride bracelet any day you choose, from carnival opening to closing!  Adults- $33 [13+], Children- $28 [6-12] Available online until August 1 @ 11:55 pm. Megapasses must be purchased by August 1. No exceptions!

 

Carnival Specials (Pay One Price [POP] wristband options) available in the carnival area that day - Admission Not Included

  • Friday, August 2: DOLLAR DAY FOR RIDES  5 P.M. TO CLOSING  all rides $1, $10 strip of 10 tickets minimum
  • POP: Monday, August 5, Noon to closing, $30
  • POP: Tuesday, August 6, Noon to 6 pm, $25
  • POP: Wednesday, August 7, Noon to 6 pm, $25 
  • POP: Thursday, August 8, Noon to 6 pm, $25

 

Schedule/Map

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The Queens of The Fair
The Queens of The Fair Three boys in the Agricultural Area. Cartoon Rooster Illustration A little girl gets a ride on her dad's shoulders. Cartoon Rooster Illustration Girl riding her horse A boy enjoying a Fair ride.