Tickets for our 2015 season are now on sale! "Early Bird Sale" runs September 15 - October 15

Join us in 2015 for FIVE WEEKENDS
November 21 through December 20, 10am-7pm
including the Friday after Thanksgiving!

  • For Weekends 1 – 3 Adult Tickets (13+ yrs) we offer an online "Early Bird" discount of $5.00 per ticket through Oct. 15 off the regular price of $25.00 plus a convenience fee charged by Eventbrite. The online Adult ticket price for the first three weekends will increase to $22.00 on Oct. 16 through Nov. 20, and then will increase to $25.00 on Nov. 21.
  • For Weekends 4 – 5 Adult Tickets (13+ yrs) will remain the same price online as Box Office for the run of the event, at $30.00 per ticket plus a convenience fee charged by Eventbrite.
  • For Children (5–12 yrs) we offer a season-long online discount of $2.00 per Child ticket off the gate price of $12.00, plus a convenience fee charged by Eventbrite (Children under 5 are always free!)
  • Pickwick Club Season Passes are also available online through Dec. 13 at $90.00 per pass plus a convenience fee charged by Eventbrite (a $295.00 value!).
Click on “Buy Tickets” to purchase tickets or season passes: DF-BuyTixButton


Print-at-Home tickets may be purchased online until Noon on Sunday, December 20. Tickets may be purchased directly at the Box Office after that time.

Management Items:

I. Tickets can be purchased for weekends 1 – 3 and used ANY of the first 7 days of the event, OR purchased for weekends 4-5 and used ANY of the last four days of the event.

II. Tickets are fully transferable and can be gifted to any person of your choosing.

III. There are NO REFUNDS on advance ticket orders.

IV. Any coupons from newspapers, flyers, or online must be brought to the Fair Box Office for redemption with the purchase of a FULL PRICED ADULT ticket.

V. Coupons and other discounts may NOT be combined with advance sales tickets.

VI. Season Passes are not transferable, and must be presented with a photo I.D.

VII. Parking fees are $12.00 per car (charged at the entrance to the lot by the Cow Palace).

VIII. Wheelchairs: The Fair is handicapped accessible. Wheelchairs are available for rental at the Cloak Check inside the Fair for $10.00 per half day (4 hours) or $20.00 per full day (4+ hours) on a first-come, first-served basis.

IX. If you have any trouble printing your tickets, please come to the Will Call window at the Fair to have your order processed.

X. Print media and social network discounts may exceed discounts offered through our website.

Admission Prices at the Gate

  • First, Second and Third Weekends, Adult/General Admission (13+): $25.00
    (Nov. 21, 22, 27, 28, 29; Dec. 5, 6)
  • Fourth and Fifth Weekends, Adult/General Admission (13+): $30.00
    (Dec. 12, 13, 19, 20)
  • Children (5-12yrs): $12.00 (Children under 5 are always free!)
  • Pickwick Club 2015 Season Pass: $90.00 (a $295.00 value!)
  • Adult Twilight Tickets, available after 3:00 PM: $15.00
  • Child Twilight Tickets, available after 3:00 PM: $8.00

Group Ticket Sales

Group tickets (for groups of 20-29) may be purchased online beginning September 20.

  • Group tickets for Adults are $18.00 per ticket plus a convenience fee charged by Eventbrite per ticket (minimum of 20 tickets required).
  • Group tickets for Children are $8.00 per ticket with no convenience fee (minimum of 15 tickets required).
  • For groups of 30 or more, please contact
    Golden Gate Group Tickets | (415) 668-0525
    Prices for 30 or more tickets are $18 per ticket for Adults, $8 per ticket for Children (no convenience fee per ticket)
For questions about tickets, please contact us at (800) 510-1558.