The Western Montana Fair gates are open to the public from 11am to 10pm. 

A gate ticket, 4-H/FFA wristband, season pass, or ID badge is required for admittance at all hours. 

For Carnival ticket information, please visit the Carnival page here.

Hand stamp is required for re-admittance into The Fair after exiting gates, with the exception of those in possession of a 4-H/FFA wristband.

Daily Gate Tickets

  • Adult (16+): $6.00
  • Student (6-15): $3.00
  • Ages 5 and Under: Free
  • Senior Citizen (55+): $4.00
  • Military (with ID): Free
  • Family Pass (2 adults, 3 students): $15

Season Gate Passes

4-H Members will receive a wristband, which should be worn at all times.  All other season passes will be in the form of a ticket, which will have a bar code ready to scan.  Each bar code will scan once per day, all 5 days (Sunday is a free admission day).  Hand stamps must be obtained for re-entry.

  • Adult (16+): $20
  • Student (6-15): $10
  • 4-H Leader: $10
  • 4-H Parent: $20
  • 4-H/FFA Members: Free (wristbands distributed through 4-H office)

Daily Gate Specials

  • Tuesday: Gates open at 5pm – Free Gate Admission
  • Wednesday: “Seniors’ Day” – Seniors (55+) gate admission Free
  • Thursday: “KPAX Kids’ Day” – Ages 6-17 enter Free until 6pm
  • Business person’s lunch: Wednesday-Friday enter your business card at the FAIR OFFICE drawing box to qualify for a chance to win (2) night show tickets!
  • Sunday: “KECI Family Day” – Free gate admission for everyone

Event Tickets (Night Shows)

  • Night show event tickets purchased in advance include gate admission.
  • Day-of-show purchasers must purchase a gate ticket and purchase their event ticket at the Fair Office after entering.  There will be a Will Call list at each gate; one person from the group may enter to obtain tickets that were purchased in advance from the Fairgrounds Office, then exit and distribute to rest of party.
  • You can also purchase your tickets on our website before entering the Fairgrounds, they will be scanned on your phone instead of having a ticket.
  • Youth – ages 5-15;   Lap children (4 and under) – Free;   Adult – ages 16+

2017 Performances TBD! Look for Information Coming Soon!