The 2023 Georgia State Fair: ticket discounts, free admission days, and BOGO ride deals
The Georgia State Fair returns to Atlanta Motor Speedway for it’s annual fall run in 2023! And, as always, we’ve got the scoop on how you can save money on admission and rides.
The fair runs from September 29th to October 8th in 2023.
The Atlanta Motor Speedway is located at 1500 Tara Place, in Hampton, Georgia.
Check out our Complete Guide to Atlanta Fall Festivals — which covers the entire metro area and includes all the fairs and festivals from September thru November.
About the Georgia State Fair
All concerts, shows, and attractions are included in the price of admission.
- pig races
- white tiger display
- petting zoo
- Jurassic Kingdom dinosaur show
- magic show
- hypnotist show
- Wolves of the World show
- Hollywood Circus performances
- pony rides ($7 each)
- puppet shows
- animal shows
- Universal Championship Wrestling
Hours and dates
The fair runs from September 29th to October 8th, 2023.
It has limited hours on weeknights, with extended hours on Friday nights and weekends.
Georgia State Fair hours of operation:
- Monday to Thursday — 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.
- Fridays — 4 to 11 p.m.
- Saturdays — 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
- Sundays — 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
NOTE: See the available discounts below!
Tickets are only available at the gate — not online.
Parking is not included and costs $10. Last year this was cash only, so come prepared.
Regular admission prices:
- Adults (age 13 and older) $10
- Children (age 5 to 12) $5 (On Saturday and Sunday, it goes up to $10 after 4pm)
- Kids 4 and under are FREE
- Seniors (65+) $5
- Active military member with ID $5
Prices for midway rides:
- Regular price for an unlimited rides wristband is $25 per person Monday thru Friday, and $30 on Saturday and Sunday. (See below for some discount options on the wristband!)
- Individual ride tickets are $1.25 each. (Each ride costs anywhere from 3 to 8 tickets.)
Discounts and FREE days for the GA State Fair
Free admission coupon
NOTE: The 2023 fall coupon is not yet available. We’ll update when it is, or you can check the link below.
You can download a coupon for FREE ADMISSION to the fair on select dates.
It must be PRINTED to be valid, and is only good for those days — Monday, October 2nd and Wednesday, October 4th.
The Groupon deal
This is a limited time Groupon deal that is already running — and it’s only July!
This offer is perfect for anyone who cannot take advantage of a mid-week discount and has to attend the fair on the weekend.
Remember, when you’re looking at the deal options, “adult” means anyone age 13 or older here. (Kids 4 and under are FREE.)
- Single-day general admission for two adults — $15 (that’s 25% off)
- Single-day general admission for four adults — $28 (that’s 30% off)
- Single-day general admission for six adults — $39 (that’s 35% off)
- Single-day general admission for eight adults — $48 (that’s 40% off)
NOTE: You can get up to 8% cashback from Rakuten (formerly Ebates) if you sign up and start a shopping session before you purchase your Groupon. You get the money at the end of each quarter and can have it sent to you via check or PayPal.
2-for-1 Tuesday & Thursday rides deal
Cheap date alert!
On these two days, you can buy one unlimited-rides wristband and get another FREE. That’s two bands for $30!
The deal is valid on:
♦ Tuesday, October 3rd
♦ Thursday, October 5th
The senior discount
Seniors age 65+ can enjoy half-price admission to the fair — just $5 at the gate.
The military appreciation discount
Active military personnel can receive a half-price ticket at the gate. A military ID is required, and the discount only applies to the military cardholder. That brings the price down to just $5 admission.
More fall fun around Atlanta:
Wednesday, October 4, 2023
Thursday, October 5, 2023
Friday, October 6, 2023
Saturday, October 7, 2023
Sunday, October 8, 2023
Monday, October 9, 2023
Tuesday, October 10, 2023
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