Ticket Options

Gate Tickets

Please note that times may not reflect the same times as the carnival, and are subject to change without notice.
The Winnebago County Fairgrounds supports our local Rockford Rescue Mission. Visit the fair on Tuesday or Wednesday and receive free gate admission by donating two non-perishable food items. For more information, visit www.rockfordrescuemission.org

Day of the Week


Adult Admission

Tuesday 4:00pm to Midnight $3 admission
Wednesday 10:00am to Midnight $5 admission - Senior Day 60 & over FREE
Thursday 10:00am to Midnight $5 admission - Children 12 & under FREE
Friday 10:00am to Midnight $7 admission
Saturday 10:00am to Midnight $7 admission
Sunday 10:00am to Close $5 admission

Carnival Tickets

Brought to you by Modern Midways www.modernmidways.com Below is a list of POP (Pay One Price) Specials that can be purchased during the Fair, but do not include gate admission. Specials and times are subject to change without notice. The POP Specials are sold by Modern Midways and not through the Winnebago County Fair. Any refunds or exchanges must go through the Carnival Office on-site. The Winnebago County Fair does offer the Mega Pass ride special, but only in advance of the fair (see below).

Single Ride Tickets

Coupon Sheet 

Day of the Week

Day Sessions

Night Sessions


Tuesday Gates open at 4 pm 4:00pm to Close TBA
Wednesday Noon - 5:00pm 5:00pm to Close TBA
Thursday Noon - 5:00pm 5:00pm to Close TBA
Friday Noon - 5:00pm Fri. –Sun. POP specials not offered TBA
Saturday Noon - 5:00pm TBA
Sunday Noon - 5:00pm TBA


Grandstand Tickets

All seats, including track seats are reserved/general seating. Grandstand tickets are non-refundable. Gate admission is not included in Grandstand admission prices below. For advance ticket purchase prices, please see Advance Ticket Section below.

Day of the Week




Tuesday 6:30 pm  Ranch Sorting  $5.00
Wednesday 7:00 pm

 High Stakes Rodeo & Local Barrel Racing

Thursday 6:30 pm  Illini State Pullers Truck Pull

$5.00 Grandstand

$25.00 Pit Pass 

Friday 1:00 pm  Farmer's Class Tractor Pull

$5.00 Grandstand

$25.00  Pit Pass

Friday 6:30 pm  Badger State Tractor Pull

$5.00 Grandstand

$25.00 Pit Pass 



 Mo Pitney  $10.00
Sunday 2:00 pm  Demo Derby

$7.00 Grandstand

$25.00 Pit Pass

Children ages 8 & under are Free for all Grandstand events


Advanced Tickets


MEGA Passes

Single Day Pass


All-Day and All-Night
Rides for $25
Any Day of your Choice
Includes Gate Admission!
($5 Savings)

Tues. $3
Wed. $5
Thurs. $5
Fri. $7
Sat. $7
Sun. $5

Available beginning July 1 at Kelley's Market Mobil Stores!

Season Pass


Available only in advance for the fair. Tickets will not be sold after 3:00 PM, August 16th, 2016