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Sonoma County Fair - in FULL Swing


Sonoma County Fair - in FULL Swing

More Affordable Carnival Rides plus New Attractions

Helm & Sons Carnival Returns; New Pricing Program Lowers Ride Costs by 20-30%

Opening day of the Sonoma County Fair is just around the corner, and the Fair is pleased to announce both the return of the legendary Helm & Sons Carnival and the debut of several new ticket programs, as well as new rides and returning favorites. Known for their variety of attractions, which please Fairgoers of all ages, Helm & Sons has arrived in Santa Rosa to begin set-up of nearly 40 rides. This Colton, California-based company has a stellar reputation for their safety standards, innovation and commitment to offering value. Noteworthy addition and changes this year include:

Individual Carnival Ride Tickets Available at Half their Former Price

Previously one dollar each, individual ride tickets will now be available on site for fifty cents. The number of tickets required for various rides ranges from 4 to 11, resulting in an overall savings to Fairgoers of 20-30%. Tickets can be purchased individually, or in packages of 50 tickets for $25, or 100 tickets for $50. 

Carnival Pre-sale Discounts (available until July 21 or while supplies last)

Carnival WOW Coupon: $35 value, pre-sale price $25

o   Tickets for 10 rides or an all-day Carnival Wristband to enjoy unlimited rides (all ages)

o   2-for-1 play coupon

o   Free popcorn and gift (with purchase, subject to change).

o   May be purchased online or at the Box Office.

Note: This coupon is not recommended for use on Tuesdays, Wednesdays or Thursdays or for children under 36” tall.

Carnival Economy Pack: $282 value, pre-sale price $115

o   Six “Too Good to Be True” coupons for the price of five, valid on any “Too Good to Be True” day. Coupon includes gate admission and an all-day Carnival Wristband to enjoy unlimited rides (all ages).

o   May be purchased at the Box Office only.

Carnival Discount Days (deals valid day of only; must be purchased at gate)

Too Good To Be True Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays: $23

o   Gate admission and carnival wristband to enjoy unlimited rides on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. (Fairgoers not planning to go to the carnival can pay regular gate admission.)

Note: Carnival Economy Packs accepted on these days. WOW! coupons also accepted but do not include gate admission and are not recommended for use on Tuesdays, Wednesdays or Thursdays.

Carnival Pay-One-Price Fridays – Sundays: $35

o   Includes carnival wristband to enjoy unlimited rides. (Gate admission sold separately.)

Note: WOW! pre-sale coupons accepted on these days.

Young carnival lovers will be excited to find new rides in the mix, including the Happy Swing Ride and the Pony Express Ride. And back by popular demand: Big Splash, a pirate-themed water ride; 100-Foot Super Shot; Wacky Worm Family Coaster; and the Olympic Bobsled Coaster. This huge carnival promises huge fun; we look forward to seeing you there!

Movie magic abounds at the 2016 Sonoma County Fair, and the excitement is mounting for “Lights, Camera, Fair!” Enjoy our new Community Concert Series (free with Fair admission), the “Sonoma Cinema”-themed Hall of Flowers, live entertainment, delicious food, fun contests, games and more! Like us on Facebook, and follow us on Instagram and Twitter to keep up with the fun. See you at the Fair!