Join us for 5 weekends in 2024, Nov. 23-Dec. 22!

Ticket Sales & Information

Join Us this Holiday for Our 40th Season!

5 weekends, Nov. 23 – Dec. 22 from 10am to 6 pm, including the Friday after Thanksgiving.

Ticket sales will begin Tuesday, October 1, 2024.

2024 Early Bird Sale Ticket prices:

Early Bird Tickets will be on sale October 1 – 31, and are valid 1st and 2nd weekend only (Nov. 23, 24, 29, 30 and December 1):

  • Early Bird Adult (All day ticket – Ages 13 and up): $35.00 ($10 off!)
  • Early Bird Youth (All day ticket – Ages 5-12): $18.00 ($7 off!)
  • Children under 5: FREE

2024 General Admission Ticket prices:

  • General Adult (All day ticket – Ages 13 and up): $45.00
  • General Youth (All day ticket – Ages 5-12): $25.00
  • Children under 5: FREE

2024 Special Admission Ticket Pricing:

    • Pickwick Club 2024 Season Pass (Good for ALL dates): $160.00 (a $495.00 value!)
    • Twilight (Entry after 3:00pm) Adult Ticket (Ages 13 and up): $30.00
    • Twilight (Entry after 3:00pm) Youth Ticket (Ages 5-12): $18.00
    • Children under 5: FREE
    • Active Military: 1st & 2nd Weekends FREE Admission

Active Military personnel along with three family members will receive FREE Admission on our First and Second Weekends!
(November 23, 24, 29, 30 and December 1; photo I.D. required at Will Call.)

2024 Experience Add-Ons Ticket Pricing:

Important Ticket Information:

  • Tickets are good for any one date of the event of the 2024 season.
  • In order to control attendance and maintain comfort within the event on busy days, tickets will not be sold on site. All tickets must be purchased ONLINE ONLY. We recommend that you plan to come early in the day and early in the season!
  • Please be aware that ALL tickets are NON-Refundable. Although non-refundable, tickets are fully transferable, and can be gifted to any person of your choosing.
  • Coupons and other discounts may NOT be applied to ticket purchases.
  • Season Passes are not transferable, and must be presented with a photo I.D.
  • Parking fees are charged at the entrance to the lot by the Cow Palace. The Cow Palace charges $20 per vehicle for parking. (Please email us about large vehicle parking.)
  • Wheelchairs: The Fair is accessible. Wheelchairs are available for rental at the Cloak and Parcel Check inside the Lower Lobby for $15.00 per half day (4 hours) or $30.00 per full day (4+ hours) on a first-come, first-served basis.

For general questions about the event, please refer to our FAQ page.

If you still have event or ticket related questions, please email [email protected].

Legal Bits

Tickets may not be sold for cash on Fair premises. In accepting a ticket, the holder releases Fair owners and management, the Cow Palace, and Agricultural District 1-A, from all liability in the event of accident, property damage, or theft while on Fair premises. Holder grants permission to The Great Dickens Christmas Fair and its agents to utilize ticket holders’ (and their minor children’s) likeness or image incidental to any live or other recording.

Red Barn Productions reserves the right to refuse admittance to any customer not only based on its discretion, but also for health safety or other reasons such the customer being unruly, disrupting the business or its operations, causing injury, stress, or upset to employees, contractors or other customers.

Happy Holidays!

The Pickwick Club Season Pass for Merry Christmas Keepers!

Join the Pickwick Club and count yourself among the merriest of Christmas Keepers. With the purchase of a season pass you can become a member of this illustrious club. The 2024 Season Pass price is $160.00 (a $495 value!).
By ordering a Pickwick Club season pass, you will receive with our sincere compliments:

  • A Pickwick Club membership card.
  • Admission to all 11 days of the 2024 Dickens Christmas Fair (excluding parking), and 10% off all items purchased at the “Patterson & Sons” Fair memorabilia store and other participating locations displaying the Pickwick Club insignia.
  • Free coat and parcel check.

Active Military: 1st & 2nd Weekends Free Admission

Active Military personnel plus three family members all receive FREE Admission on First and Second Weekends! (November 23, 24, 29, 30 and December 1 only). Online reservations not required, show active military I.D at on-site Willcall Booth.

Twilight Ticket

A great excuse to visit the Dickens Fair for a second time for shopping, dinner or a show!

  • Adult Twilight Ticket (entry after 3 pm): $30.00
  • Child Twilight Ticket (entry after 3 pm): $18.00

Group Ticket Sales

Group Tickets are available for groups of 20 or more, please contact [email protected].


“The pain of parting is nothing to the joy of meeting again.”

~ Charles Dickens, Nicholas Nickleby

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