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Sonoma County Fair Carnival

Carnival at night
Image courtesy of
Dale Godfrey

The Classic American Carnival!

Open 'til 10pm / 11pm on Fri. & Sat

The legendary Helm and Sons Carnival returns to the Sonoma County Fair this year with whimsical rides for the little ones and lots of thrills for teen and adult riders. Try your skills at the midway games and attractions!


Carnival Wow Coupon

Buy Tickets Here

Pre-Sale Discount $25
Includes: 10 ride tickets OR an all-day Carnival Wristband to enjoy unlimited rides (all ages), 2-for-1 play coupon, free popcorn and gift with purchase. Sold only until July 23, while supplies last.

2014 Fair Discount Days

WOW Pre-Sale Coupon - Only $25!
Includes: 10 ride tickets OR an all-day Carnival Wristband to enjoy unlimited rides (all ages), 2-for-1 play coupon, free popcorn and gift with purchase. Sold only until July 23, while supplies last.

Too Good To Be True Tuesdays and Wednesdays - Only $22!
Includes: Gate Admission and a Carnival Wristband to enjoy unlimited rides (all ages). Fairgoers may choose to purchase regular gate admission only, if they do not choose to enjoy the carnival.

Pay-One-Price Thursdays - Sundays - $35 Includes a Carnival Wristband to enjoy unlimited rides (all ages).

Seniors' Day Thursdays- Seniors 60 & up free

Kids (6 and younger)- free every day

Kids (7 – 12)- free on Fridays

Food Bank Fridays- Bring 2 cans (or bags or boxes) of nonperishable food for the Redwood Empire Food Bank and get $2 off on general Fair admission! Limit: 1 discount/person

Heroes Day – Heroes receive $5 off POP wristbands every day for up to 4 guests. Wristbands must be redeemed at Carnival Guest Services. A hero includes law enforcement (Police Department, Public Safety Officer, Immigration, FBI, Probation, EMS), fire department personnel, and active or reserve military. Must show government issued ID.

Superhero Day - August 9Save $2 off General Admission when you wear a superhero costume. Kids (12 and under) will get in FREE when they wear their favoriate superhero costume. Valid only on August 9, 2014.

Parks Day - August 10Save $3 off General Admission for up to 4 people when you purchase your Sonoma County Regional Parks Season Pass at the Sonoma County Fair. Valid only on August 10, 2014.

>> Buy Tickets Early <<

Kiddie Carnival

fun for kids!

The Sonoma County Fair offers both a classic full-scale carnival with plenty of excitement for thrill-seekers and a separate kiddie carnival area for the little ones, with scaled down thrills and lots of excitement. Look for information about special ride ticket packages and offers later this spring, and remember that Fair admission is free every day for children 6 and under, and Fridays are Kids' Days, with free Fair admission for all children 12 and under.

New for 2014

One parent (or adult guardian) gets to ride FREE with their paying child all day, every day on the following five great rides in the Kiddy Carnival area: Carousel, Jumping Jumbos, Dizzy Dragons, Lollie Swings and Silver Streak.


Dance Party

The Dance Party ride in action

Dance Party, a super fun "swinging" good time was a new addition in 2013. This is a pendulum that swings at almost 180 degrees in the air then it free swings rotating you in a circular motion as it passes by the floor at nearly 35 miles per hour.

Sail through the skies, spin 'til you can't stand, or speed through the air with the greatest of ease on the Carnival Rides at the Fair!


List of rides at the 2014 carnival

Ride list subject to change. Wristbands not recommended for Children under 42"

RIDES

TIXS

HEIGHT RESTRICTIONS

Adult and Family Rides

 

 

Beach Party

3

36" With an Adult/42"Alone NO OPEN TOE SHOES

Century Wheel - Pink

5

54" No single riders

Cliff Hanger

4

46"

Dance Party

6

48"

Haunted Mansion

5

36"With an Adult/42'Alone NO OPEN TOE SHOES

High Flyer

5

54" No single riders

Mardi Gras

4

36"With an Adult/42'Alone NO OPEN TOE SHOES

Music Fest

5

42"

Olympic Bobsled Coaster

6

48"

Orbiter

5

54" No single riders

Pharoah's Fury

5

48"

Scooters (Bumper Cars)

4

42" With an Adult/48" Alone

Sizzler

4

48" No Single Riders

Spider

4

42" No Single Riders

Super Slide

3

36" With an Adult/42" Alone

Tilt A Whirl

4

42" With an Adult/48" Alone

Tornado

4

48"

Triple Twist

4

48"

Wacky Worm

4

36" With an Adult/42" Alone

Wave Swinger

5

42"

Zero Gravity

4

48"

Zipper

5

54" No single riders

Zipper

5

54" No single riders

 

 

 

Kiddie and Family Rides

 

 

Apples

3

32" With an Adult/42" Alone

Baby Eli Wheel

3

36" no one above 48'

Baja Buggies

3

36"With an Adult/42'Alone

Busy Bees

3

36" no one above 48'

Canoes

3

2 Yrs old/Not above 48"

Carousel

3

None w/Adult, 42"Alone

Century Wheel - Yellow

4

54" No single riders

Clown Around

3

32" With an Adult/42" Alone NO OPEN TOE SHOES

Crop Duster

3

36"With an Adult/42'Alone

Dog Ride

3

36"With an Adult/42'Alone

Dragon Wagon

3

36"With an Adult/42'Alone

Drop Zone

3

42"

Flying Dragoon

3

36"

Hillbilly Hilton

3

32" With an Adult/42" Alone NO OPEN TOE SHOES

Jumping Jumbos

3

36"With an Adult/42'Alone

Jurasic Jeeps

3

36" Min, to 52" Max

Lolli Swings

3

36"With an Adult/42'Alone

Looney Toon Train

3

36" With an Adult/42"Alone

Mini Rockin Tug

3

32" With an Adult/36 Alone

Motorcycle Jump

3

36" Min, to 52" Max

Raiders

3

36" NO OPEN TOE SHOES

Silver Streak

3

36" With an Adult/42"Alone

Speedway

3

36" With an Adult/42"Alone

Taxi Jet

3

36"With an Adult/42'Alone

Turtle Race

3

36" no one above 48'


Carnival Ride Safety Rules

Helm and Sons
  • All rides have height requirements. Kids under 36” cannot ride alone. Some rides require height of 48” or 52” to ride
  • Parents riding with children must pay to ride
  • Some rides have age and size restrictions
  • Some rides do not allow riders with open-toed shoes (sandals)
  • Pregnant riders are not allowed

Please check safety rules before purchasing tickets—no refunds are given

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