Plan Your Day

Plan Your Day

Two colorful fair performers on stilts behind a group of young children.

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.

Ticket Prices

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 

Special Days

Thursday, June 30 is Children’s Day.
Children 12 and under are free.

Carnival Rides

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. 

Guest Services

Please no ice chests, coolers, pets, cans or glass bottles
The Marin County Fair is a smoke-free fair!