SALEM, Ore. — Oregonians have the chance to score a bundle of admission tickets to the Oregon State Fair, which begins on Aug. 24, for cheaper than normal Thursday.

During the 12-hour sale, running from 11:59 a.m. to 11:59 p.m., a pack of 10 admission tickets can be purchased for $20 – good for adults, seniors and children.

Cost of admission for an adult is normally $8, which means the sale is offering a 75 percent discount per adult ticket, according to a press release from the Oregon State Fair.

People can also purchase 10 carnival ride tickets for $20 during the sale.

The sale will only available online at

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Looking for more ways to save when going to the fair? Here are some tips:

  • Head to participating Safeway and Albertsons stores in Oregon for dicounted tickets and wristbands beginning Aug. 1 through Aug. 23, $5 for an adult admission ticket, $37.50 for a carnival ride wristband
  • Purchase discounted admission tickets at
  • Follow Oregon State Fair on social media to see special savings opportunities before and during the fair.

Abby Luschei is the entertainment reporter for the Statesman Journal; she can be reached at or 503-399-6747. Follow her on Twitter @abbyluschei or