San Diego County Fair



Rides and Games

It's just not the San Diego County Fair without rides and games! The Fun Zone has more than 40 exciting rides for brave kids, teens and adults, plus many games where you can test your skills. Kids Zone, in Family Funville, has smaller versions of the "big" rides that are perfect for younger children. And don't miss out on Thrill Attractions!

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Hours

Day

Kids Zone

Fun Zone

Note: Grounds close about one hour after gates close; Kids Zone closes about one hour before Fun Zone. These hours are subject to change; please check this page before your visit.

Tuesdays (June 21 and 28 only)

Noon-10:00PM

Noon-11:00PM

Wednesdays and Thursdays

Noon-10:00PM

Noon-11:00PM

Fridays

Noon-11:00PM

Noon-11:00PM

Saturdays

11:00AM-11:00PM

11:00AM-midnight

Sundays

11:00AM-10:00PM

11:00AM-11:00PM

Monday, July 4

11:00AM-midnight

11:00AM-midnight

Closing times are approximate.


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Ride coupon prices

At Fair ride coupon booths: Single ride coupon, .75¢; 28 coupons, $20 (.71¢ ea.); 72 coupons, $50 (.69¢ ea.). Most rides require 3-6 coupons; some of the more thrilling rides require up to 10 coupons. For Thrill Rides and pony rides, the rider pays directly.

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Ways to save

Admission and Ride Packages

Online or by phone through Ticketmaster, you can buy admission-and-ride ticket packages that will save you up to 40 percent. See Admission-Ride Packages in the Tickets & Promotions section for details.

Pepsi logoPepsi Pay-One-Price Ride Day

Want to ride as much as you want for just one price? Pepsi Pay-One-Price Ride Day is every Wednesday and Thursday in June!

Game discounts

Play games for $2.00 on Wednesdays and Thursdays during the Pepsi Pay-One-Price promotion, noon-8:00PM.

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Footwear

Some rides require that riders be wearing closed-toe and closed-heel shoes, such as sneakers. On other rides, riders will need to remove shoes not secured by a strap.


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Fun Zone Rides

Fun Zone is located on the west side of the Fairgrounds. For children who do not meet the height requirements for these rides, we have rides just their size in Kids Zone.
Ride Coupons Height restrictions
(minimum to ride alone)
Air Maxx 6 48"
Alien Abduction 5 48"
Alpine Bobs 5 42"
Big Bamboo 5 42" to ride alone
36" to ride with an adult
Carousel 4 42"
Crazy Mouse 6 55" to ride alone
45" to ride with an adult
Creep Show 5 42" to ride alone
36" to ride with an adult
Dodge'em (bumper cars) 6 42" to ride; 50" to drive
Evolution 6 52"
NEW for 2016! Flipper 5 54"
Fast Trax (slide) 5 42" alone
34" with an adult
NEW for 2016! Freestyle 5 48"
Fun Factory 5 42"
children younger than 6 must have supervising companion
German Fun House 5 42" to ride alone
no restrictions with adult
G Force 6 48" minimum
78" maximum (6-feet-6)
Grand Wheel 6 54" to ride alone
42" to ride with an adult
Hard Rock 6 52"
Haunted Mansion 5 42" (may be scary for young kids)
Magnum 6 55"
Mach 1 10 56" minimum
75" maximum
Mega Drop 6 52"
MetroMaze (Mirror Maze) 4 42" alone
no restrictions with adult
Olympic Bobs 6 54"
O.M.G. 6 54"
Orbitor 5 54"
Pharaoh's Fury 5 48"
Rave Wave 6 48" to ride alone
42" with supervising companion
Rock It 8 55" minimum
77" maximum
Sky Flyer 6 48" to ride alone
42" to ride with an adult
Speed 10 56" minimum
75" maximum (6-feet-3)
SR-2 Simulator 4 36"
Storm 5 48" to ride alone
42" to ride with an adult
Surf Shack 4 42"
Tango 6 54"
Tilt a Whirl 5 48" to ride alone
42" to ride with an adult
Wave Swinger 6 48"
Wild River 6 48" alone
42" with supervising companion
Wind Surf 6 52"
Zipper 5 48"



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Thrill Rides and Other Attractions

Ride Cost Notes
Bungee
(Avenue of the Palms)
$40 per person Jumpers must be between 80 and 300 lbs. Younger than age 18 requires a release signed by a parent or guardian.
Sling Shot (near Del Mar Arena) $30 per person Riders must be at least 48" tall.
Rock Climbing Wall
(Kids Zone)
$5 per person  
Turbo Jump/Rock Wall Combo (Family Funville) $11 per person  
Happy Day Pony Ride $8 per child  
Sky Ride (Family Funville and Skyway) 4 coupons 54" to ride alone
42" with supervising companion
NEW in 2016! US Zipline (Family Funville by the tunnel) $12 per person Must weigh between 45 and 230 pounds


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Kids Zone Rides

Kids Zone is located in the east end of Family Funville. For some rides, children must ride alone (without an adult); on others, adults may ride. Height and weight restrictions offered as a guideline for parents of toddlers.

Ride Coupons Height restrictions
ATV 3 36"
Baby Venice 3 30" minimum;
52" maximum
Balloon 3 36"
Beach Party 4 42" to ride alone
36" with paid adult
Beetle Bobs 5

42" to ride alone
36" with paid adult

Big Top Swinger 5 42"
Carousel 3 42"
Century Wheel 5 42" to ride alone
36" with paid adult
Convoy 3 36" to ride alone
Cyclone 4 48" to ride alone
42" with paid adult
Daytona Truck 4 36" to ride alone
32" with paid adult
Dive Bomber 4 36"
Dizzy Dragons 3 42" to ride alone
36" with paid adult
Flying Dragoon 3 32"
Frog Hopper 3 36"
NEW in 2016! Fun Slide 3 36"
Goliath Slide 3 48" to ride alone
36" with supervising companion
Groovy Bus 3 36" to ride alone
NEW in 2016! Happy Swing 3 36"
Helicopter 3

36" to ride alone
30" with paid adult

Horse Train 3 36" minimum
52" maximum
Kiddie Bumper Boats 4 36"
Kiddie Swing 3 32" minimum
46" maximum
Kiddie Wheel 3 36" minimum
52" maximum
Kite Flyer 4 42" to ride alone
36" with paid adult
Little Dipper 4 36"
Lolliswings 3 36"
Magic Maze 4 42" to ride alone
36" with paid adult
Mardi Gras 4 36"
Mini Bumper Cars 4 36"
Monkey Maze 4 42"
NEW in 2016! Monster Truck 3 42" alone; 36" with paid adult
Oh Chute (big slide) 4 46"
Quadzilla 4 36"
Raging River 4 60" maximum
Raiders 4 36"
NEW in 2016! Safari Train 3 36"
Silver Streak 4 42" to ride alone
36" with paid adult
Speedway 4 36"
NEW in 2016! Survival Island 3 36" minimum; 50" maximum
Tea Cups 3 30"
Wacky Worm 4 42" to ride alone
36" with paid adult
Winky the Whale 4 32" to ride alone
no restrictions with paid adult