Friends of the Fair is the Foundation's annual giving program with membership levels ranging from $25 to $5,000.

Grandstand presale access begins at the RED RIBBON ($100) level.

PLEASE NOTE: The deadline for recognition bricks, benches and tables is July 1, 2019 for the 2019 fair. 

All Friends of the Fair receive standard benefits:

·       Friend of the Fair ribbon

·       State Fair annual pin

·       Blue Ribbon Bargain Book (filled with more than $500 in savings!)

·       An invitation to the J.V. Bailey House during the fair

·       Discount at State FairWear Shops on the fairgrounds

 

Friends of the Fair levels and additional benefits are as follows:

2019 Green Ribbon – $25

·       Standard Benefits

2019 Yellow Ribbon – $50

·       Two State Fair admission tickets (mailed in the second week of August)

2019 Red Ribbon – $100

·       Two State Fair admission tickets (mailed in the second week of August)

·       Access to Friends of the Fair Fan Club Seating for any one 2019 Grandstand show (up to four tickets).

2019 Blue Ribbon – $250

·       Four State Fair admission tickets (mailed in the second week of August)

·       Access to Friends of the Fair Fan Club Seating for any four 2019 Grandstand shows (up to four tickets per show)

·       Personalized recognition brick on the fairgrounds*

2019 Rose Ribbon – $500

·       Four State Fair admission tickets (mailed in the second week of August)

·       Access to Friends of the Fair Fan Club Seating for all 2019 Grandstand shows (up to four tickets per show)

·       Personalized recognition brick on the fairgrounds*

2019 Purple Ribbon – $1,000

·       Four State Fair admission tickets (mailed in the second week of August)

·       Access to Friends of the Fair Fan Club Seating for all 2019 Grandstand shows (up to four tickets per show)

·       Personalized recognition brick on the fairgrounds*

·       Annual recognition and invitations to special events as a Grand Champion

2019 Silver Ribbon – $2,500

·       Four State Fair admission tickets (mailed in the second week of August)

·       Access to Friends of the Fair Fan Club Seating for all 2019 Grandstand shows (up to four tickets per show)

·       Personalized recognition bench on the fairgrounds**

·       Annual recognition and invitations to special events as a Grand Champion

2019 Gold Ribbon – $5,000

·       Four State Fair admission tickets (mailed in the second week of August)

·       Access to Friends of the Fair Fan Club Seating for all 2019 Grandstand shows (up to four tickets per show)

·       Personalized recognition table on the fairgrounds**

·       Annual recognition and invitations to special events as a Grand Champion

PLEASE NOTE: The deadline for recognition bricks, benches and tables is July 1, 2019 for the 2019 fair. 

 

Downloads:

·       2019 Recognition Brick Form

·       2019 Recognition Bench Form

·       2019 Recognition Table Form