Carnival

FREE CARNIVAL RIDES ON OPENING DAY! 

The California Mid-State Fair is once again teaming up with Helm & Sons Amusements to offer FREE carnival rides on Opening Day, Wednesday, July 17, 2024. The fairgrounds main gate and carnival open at 4:00 pm and will be open until fair closing at midnight. No ride wristband needed - Click HERE to learn more. The promotion does not include Fair admission. It does not include games, as those will be “pay-as-you-play” as usual and cannot be combined with any other promotion or discount

Carnival Ride Wristbands Pricing:

Click HERE to purchase

Pre-Sale pricing starting June 4, 2024:

Regular pricing starting July 17-28, 2024:

Local Non-Profit Sellers:

Please note, rides are subject to closure in extreme heat to prevent injury.

Thank you to our sponsor!

2024 Rides & Games



2024 Cub Country

Cub Country is a special area of the carnival for our smallest fair goers! Please note, rides are subject to closure in extreme heat to prevent injury.