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General Fair Information

What are the dates of the fair?


How much is gate admission?


Are there special themes or daily discounts?


Do you accept checks and/or credit cards at the gates?


Are there ATM machines?


Are pets allowed at the fair?


How much is parking and what do I do if the parking lot is full?


Can I get my ticket refunded?

Hours Of Operation

Carnival

Other FAQs

Where can I find...

Handicap parking?
Available at IFG Main Gate, Jacklin Gate, and Arena Gate with designated spaces. Please have your handicap stickers visible for parking attendants.

Overflow parking?
CDA High School. The Fair Shuttle will run consistently from the HS parking lot between the hours 3pm-7pm IF the Fairgrounds lots are full.

Restrooms?
Inside Building 1 in Southwest corner (handicapped accessible)
Inside Between Buildings 2 and 3 (handicapped accessible)
Under the Grandstand (handicapped accessible)
Building 18 on Main Midway (handicapped accessible)
West end of Building 25 (Jacklin Building) (handicapped accessible)

Port-a-Potties are located throughout the grounds with hand washing stations.

ATMs?
Between Building 1 & Fair Office
Southeast corner of Food Court
North end of the grandstands
At each of the four entry gates

Carnival Ticket Offices

Drinking Fountains?
Located between Building 1 & 2 inside next to concession
West end of Building 25

Smoking Area?
Smoking and vaping are NOT permitted in any building or grandstands.
Designated smoking areas will be provided for the convenience of all patrons. One is located on the north end of the Findlay Arena. The other can be found on the west side of the fairgrounds between the park and carnival entrance (at Gate A along Government Way). Thank you for only smoking in permitted areas.

First Aid Booth?
Kootenai County Fire Protection Co-op will man the First Aid Station located just Northwest of the Jacklin Building. Hours are 9 am to Midnight, Wednesday, August 21, through Saturday, August 24, and 9 am to 8 pm on Sunday, August 25.

Lost Children Booth?
The booth is located on the South Midway under the trees.

Customer Service & Information Booth?
Fair programs, grounds maps, exhibitor’s location and general information is dispensed at this booth located on the Main Midway.

Security?
Command Post for Kootenai County Sheriff Department personnel is located at Gate A entrance.
Security personnel are on the grounds 24 hours per day beginning at 1 pm on Monday, August 24, through 7 am, Monday, August 31.


Lost & Found?
Inside the Fair Office (South side of Building 1).

The following items are prohibited on the Fairgrounds premises:
WEAPONS (except those permitted by law), BICYCLES, SKATEBOARDS, INLINE SKATES, ROLLER SKATES, MOTORIZED VEHICLES AND PETS.

Backpacks and bags are subject to search.

ABSOLUTELY NO OUTSIDE ALCOHOL.

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