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Fair Hours

  • August 19-27: 12:00 PM-11:00 PM
  • August 28: 12:00 PM-9:00 PM
  • For those participating or watching the Livestock Competitions, please enter through the Livestock Gate; Please see schedule for Livestock Competition details.

Expo Idaho Box Office opens August 1.


ExclamationPoint-main Full Important Reminder! Please remember to wash hands with soap and water prior to eating and after visiting animal areas. More info: (English) (Espanol)


Babies Rest Stop


Stop in to change a diaper, rock a baby, breast feed or just put your feet up. Air conditioned, open noon to 9 PM. Provided by St. Luke's Children's Hospital. See map for location

Information Booths

Your questions can be answered here to get you going! Outside Main Gate and at Fountain - See map for location
Note: Wheelchairs and strollers are NOT available for rental. Please bring these items with you.

RMT Trams

RMT Equipment

Get on the tram and walk less. Pick-up and drop-off locations are conveniently located throughout the fairgrounds parking lots. Service runs regularly throughout the entire day of the Fair.

Found Kids


Immediately register your children when you arrive. Each child receives an ID bracelet to ensure immediate action if your child becomes lost at the Fair. B Gate.



Mobile Cash Services provides 7 ATMs located conveniently throughout the fairgrounds.

Emergency Medical Services


For serious emergency, dial 911.

For minor medical issues, go to the EMS station. Take advantage of the FREE sidewalk CPR training. West end of Small Animal Building - See map for location

Guest Assistance

Guest Concerns handles your dilemmas regarding the Fair, including lost and found. Gate B - See map for location

Service Animals

Only animals in service for disability assistance are allowed on grounds. No comfort dogs or pets – strictly enforced.

Security Office


Ada County Sheriff's Dept. staffs this office, plus has deputies throughout the grounds. Near Gate B - See map for location

Code of Conduct

These things shall not be tolerated: Clothing or gestures deemed obscene or indecent. Foul or abusive language. Fighting, taunting or threatening. Intoxication or impairment due to illegal drug use/alcoholic consumption. Actions that cause public disruption.

Not Allowed: Pets of any kind including pets in vehicles, (assistance animals required by a physician are the only exception), bicycles, motorcycles, roller blades, roller skates, skateboards or scooters inside grounds, fires or flammable materials. A patron involved in any type of accident on grounds shall immediately contact the Fair Office or report to Fair personnel.