Dates and Hours
Thursday, June 30 through Monday, July 4
11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Exhibit Hall and Auditorium close: 9:30 p.m.
Fireworks every night at 9:30 p.m.
Carnival stays open until 11 p.m.
Buy in advance online and save (valid until midnight the day before):
$15 Adult age 13-64
$12 Child age 4-12
$12 Senior age 65 and over
At the gate:
$20 Adult age 13–64
$15 Child age 4–12
$15 Senior age 65 and over
Five day fair passes will also be available:
$80 Adult age 13–64
$45 Child age 4–12
$60 Senior age 65 and over
Tickets go on sale May 16, 2016.
Park and Ride!
Park your car at Marin Commons (1600 Los Gamos Drive, San Rafael) and take the FREE Marin County Fair Shuttle to the fairgrounds. Shuttle parking $5
Bike to the Fair!
Bicycle valet parking is available at the Main Gate, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily.
Ride Transit to the Fair!
Fair guests can ride Golden Gate Transit and Marin Transit directly to the Marin County Civic Center campus.
Carpool to the fair!
Car and motorcycle parking $10
Thursday, June 30 is Children’s Day.
Children 12 and under are free.
Butler Amusements presents 28 FREE carnival rides, including the 10-story Giant Ferris Wheel. A special $3 ticket is also required for the following rides - The Wacky Worm Coaster, Drop Shot Tower and Freak Out.
Please no ice chests, coolers, pets, cans or glass bottles
The Marin County Fair is a smoke-free fair!