Carnival Hours

Friday, August 11, 2017
3 pm – 12 Midnight
(Gates close at 11:00pm for entry)

Saturday, Aug. 12 – Saturday, Aug. 19
12 Noon – 12 Midnight
(Gates close at 11:00pm for entry)


Ride Discounts

Friday, August 11 – One-day ride Megapass wristbands will cost $15.00, from 3 pm to 11 pm only. Ride all rides but Air Raid, sponsored by Hot 99.5. (Does not include Fair admission fee).

One-day ride Megapass wristband, available online only, through August 12 at midnight for $20.00. (Does not include Fair admission fee).

Monday, August 14 & Wednesday, August 16 – Family Day Ride Special
On Monday and Wednesday ONLY one-day ride Megapass wristbands will cost $15.00 starting at noon and ending at 5 pm, you may ride until midnight. Ride all rides but Air Raid. Ride wrsitbands WILL be placed on wrist at time of purchase. Absolutely no exceptions.



Megapass Ride Wristbands

Carnival one-day Megapass ride wristband does not include Fair admission. Available online only through Aug. 12 at 12 midnight for $20.

One-day Megapass ride wristbands can only be purchased at the Guest Services ticket stations located in the Carnival area of the Fairgrounds, or online. The Air Raid ride is excluded from the ride wristband offer. All wristbands are only good until midnight on the day they are purchased. Wristbands are good for all ages.


2017 Ride List – subject to change

Adult Rides

Alien Abduction Orbiter Tornado
Cliff Hanger Ring of Fire Vertigo
Cuckoo Haus Fun House Rock Star Wave Swinger
Flying Bobs Sea Ray Zero Gravity
Haunted Mansion Sizzler Zipper
Khaos Super Shot  
Magic Maze Glass House Tilt-a-Whirl  

New Adult Rides

Air Raid Gondola Wheel
Dodgem Mouse Trap Dark Ride
F5 Surf City Fun House

Kiddie Rides

Charlie Chopper  Merry Go Round Samba Balloons
Cobra Coaster  Monster Trucks Ship's Ahoy
Fun Slide Puppy Dog  
Kiddie Wheel Raiders  
Kite Flyer Rockin Tug Boat  

New Kiddie Rides

Baby Train Dumbo Tea Cups

Non-Mechanical Rides *wristbands and tickets NOT accepted*

Pony Ride Water Balls


Kiddie Rides


Tickets: 3
Included with Wristband: Yes
Height Requirement: 36" unless w/ paying adult


Tickets: 2
Included with Wristband: Yes
Height Requirement: 4"

Adult Rides

Parents with children under 48" should pay special attention to height requirements before purchasing wrist bands. Shared or broken wrist bands will not be honored on any ride. These measurements represent minimum height requirements. Some rides may not be listed or present at this fair or festival.

The following attractions will not accept wrist bands or ride tickets: Pony ride, Bungie Jump, Mechanical Bull, Rope Ladder Climb, Hampster Ball, or any non mechanical rides.

Ticket prices subject to change according to location.

All height requirements are subject to change in accordance.
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