Going up: Iowa State Fair admission ticket prices

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - It will cost you more to attend the Iowa State Fair this year.

The fair announced Wednesday that gate prices for adults will rise to $14 from $12 last year, and tickets for children ages 6 to 11 will increase to $8 from $6.

Advance purchase prices are going up a dollar: to $9 for adults and $5 for children ages 6 to 11. Children 5 and under still will get in free. There will be ticket discounts on some days for certain groups, including Older Iowans Day on Aug. 19.

The fair runs Aug. 13-23 this year.

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