State Fair Offers Holiday Pricing on Mega Passes

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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - Looking for a unique gift this holiday season?  The Illinois State Fair suggests a 2015 Illinois State Fair carnival ride Mega Pass.

The pass, which is good for unlimited rides on all of the Carnival Midway and Adventure Village attractions for the entire 11-day duration of the fair, has been temporarily reduced in price to $55.  Fairgoers must act soon, however, to take advantage of the special offer.  The last day the pass will be sold for this price is Wednesday, Dec. 31.  The cost will be $70 from Jan. 1 to July 31 and $90 from Aug. 1 through the end of the fair.

Passes can be purchased in person at the Emmerson Building on the Illinois State Fairgrounds.  The building, which is located on Main Street north of Ethnic Village, is open weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.    

Fairgoers also can call (217) 782-6661 during regular business hours to order a Mega Pass by phone with their Visa or Master Card or visit the Illinois State Fair website at http://www.illinoisstatefair.info/ to purchase a pass online.

The Mega Pass does not include admission to the fair or rides on the Tram, Sky Glide and Giant Slide.   Orders received prior to Jan. 1, 2015 also will receive a free, Illinois State Fair lanyard.

The 2015 Illinois State Fair will be held Aug. 13 - 23.

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