San Diego County Fair
Attractions & Exhibits  

The information on this page applies to the 2015 San Diego County Fair, which ended July 5. Information on the 2016 Fair will be posted in the spring of 2016.

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Top 10 Rides

2015

Crazy Mouse

Grand Wheel

Sky Ride

G-Force

Magnum

Sky Flyer

Fast Trax

Olympic Bobs

Alien Abduction

Rock It





Rides and Games

It's just not the San Diego County Fair without rides and games! The Fun Zone has many exciting rides, as does Kids Zone. You'll find nearly 50 different types of games of skill in the Fun Zone and 20 games of skill in Kids Zone. And don't miss out on Thrill Rides!

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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
Tuesdays (June 23 and 30 only) Noon-10:00PM Noon-11:00PM
Wednesdays
Noon-10:00PM Noon-11:00PM
Thursdays Noon-10:00PM Noon-11:00PM
Saturdays 11:00AM-11:00PM 11:00AM-midnight
Sundays 11:00AM-10:00PM 11:00AM-11:00PM
Friday, July 3 Noon-11:00PM Noon-11:00PM
Saturday, July 4 11:00AM-midnight 11:00AM-midnight
Closing times are approximate.

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.


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!
This promotion ended on June 25.


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.


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 Max 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"
Fast Trax (slide) 5 42" alone
34" with an adult
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"
TechnoJump 5 48"
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"



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 single rider; $55 for two people Riders must be at least 48" tall.
Rock Climbing Wall
(Kids Zone)
$5 per person  
Turbo Jump (Family Funville) $8 per person  
Happy Day Pony Ride $8 per child  
Sky Ride 4 coupons 54" to ride alone
42" with supervising companion


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"
Goliath Slide 3 48" to ride alone
36" with supervising companion
Groovy Bus 3 36" to ride alone
Helicopter 3

36" to ride alone
30" with paid adult

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 42"
Magic Maze 4 42" to ride alone
36" with paid adult
Mardi Gras 4 36"
Mini Bumper Cars 4 36"
Monkey Maze 4 42"
Motorcycle 3 36"
Oh Chute (big slide) 4 46"
Pelican Splash 4 42" to ride alone
36" with paid adult
Quadzilla 4 36"
Raging River 4 60" maximum
Raiders 4 36"
Silver Streak 4 42" to ride alone
36" with paid adult
Speedway 4 36"
Tea Cups 3 30"
Thomas the Train 3 36" minimum
52" maximum
Wacky Worm 4 42" to ride alone
36" with paid adult
Winky the Whale 4 32" to ride alone
no restrictions with paid adult