Fair Dates

Friday, February 16 through Sunday, February 25, 2018

Fair Hours

Fair open EVERYDAY from 10am-10pm

Carnival is open 11am-10pm Tues-Thurs and 10am-midnight on weekends

 

Wheelchair rentals are offered at our public admission gates; manual wheelchairs for $15 a day and motorized scooters for $20/hour or $50 for the day. 


2018 Fair Admission Prices 

  • Adults (13 - 54): $11
  • Seniors (55+): $10
  • Advanced Groups/Bus Tours: $8
    • Do you have a group of 25 or more people coming to the Fair? Enjoy a discounted rate.
    • Advance Group Sale Form Coming Soon
  • Youth (6-12): $9
  • Children (5 & under): FREE
  • Veterans: FREE
    • Veterans plus three guests are admitted free every day with proper identification 
  • Unlimited Carnival Rides
    • Tuesday –  Thursday: $25
    • Friday – Monday: $28
  • Season Pass: $30
  • Prices subject to change.
  • Sorry no pets allowed; service dogs are welcome!

2018 Advance Tickets subject to change

  • Adults (13 - 54): $10
  • Seniors (55+): $9
  • Youth (6-12): $8
  • Unlimited Carnival Rides $22
  • Season Pass $25

Advance Ticket prices are no longer available; please purchase your tickets online (for faster entry) or at the ticket booths outside the entrance gates

Carnival Rides are purchased once you are inside the Fairgrounds.

Applications 

  • 2018 School Field Trip Reservation Form Coming Soon
  • 2018 Parade Application Available in Winter

Bus Tour Information

There are three important items about our Fair and bus tour program of which you’ll want to make note. All bus tour tickets will be will-called to the fairgrounds, which will save you shipping and handling costs! You’ll arrive at Gate 6 and go to the will-call ticket box for your tour’s tickets. The Nightly Musical Pageant time will be at 6:15 pm, on the Pageant Stage, as usual. And as always Bus Tour Parking is free!

  • 2018 Bus Tour Order Form Coming Soon

2018 Parking Prices subject to change

  • General Parking $10 per day (handicapped parking available)
  • Preferred Parking $15 per day (handicapped parking available)
  • R.V. Overnight $15 per day - Check out by noon
  • Bus Tours FREE

Where is the Fair Located??

  • Riverside County Fairgrounds
  • 82-503 Hwy 111
  • Indio, CA 92201
  • Weekdays are the best time to visit the fair.

From LA & San Bernardino: Take Interstate 10E towards Indio. Exit Monroe Street south. Turn left onto Dr. Carreon & proceed to fairgrounds.

From San Diego Area: Take Interstate 15N towards Riverside to the 60E fwy-which turns into the Interstate 10E towards Indio. Exit Monroe St. south. Turn left onto Dr. Carreon & proceed to fairgrounds.

From Western Riverside County: Take 60E fwy towards Indio-which turns into Interstate 10E. Exit Monroe St. south. Turn left onto Dr. Carreon & proceed to fairgrounds.

From Orange County: Take Interstate 5/55fwy/91E fwy to the 60E fwy-which turns into Interstate 10E to Indio. Exit Monroe St. south, turn left onto Dr. Carreon & proceed to fairgrounds.

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