Parent's Guide to the SD Fair: TICKETS & DISCOUNTS


OK, I'll get right to all the details that (I think) parents want to know. Here's an outline that I'll be updating over the next few days...

INTRO <--click here

GENERAL INFORMATION, GUEST SERVICES & FOOD <--click here

TICKETS & DISCOUNTS <--you are here

PARKING <--click here

KIDS RIDE GUIDE <--click here

KIDS ACTIVITIES <--click here

TICKETS & DISCOUNTS

Please don’t pay full price to get into the Fair…with so many ways to save, there’s an option for every single person to get into the Fair for a discount, or even for FREE. There are 21 different discounts to be exact! Here are all the ways to save:

Most of this information comes directly from the Fair's website: sdfair.com

REGULAR PRICED TICKETS AT THE GATE:

$20 adults 13-61

$14 seniors 62+

$14 kids 6-12

FREE! kids 5 and under

WHERE to BUY TICKETS:

Online at sdfair.com

Ticketmaster, fees apply

Albertsons & Vons has discounted tickets

Costco has ticket/ride combo package

TICKET DEALS!!!!

FREE FRIDAY ENTRANCE for KIDS ages 6-12 <—click here

Kids 12 and under get FREE admission to the Fair EVERY FRIDAY!

Note: Kids 5 and under are FREE everyday.

FREE READERS TICKET for KIDS ages 6-12 <—click here

If a child reads 10 age appropriate books and have it verified by their teacher or librarian, they’ll get into the Fair for FREE!

You’ll need to download the Reading Certificate here (english, spanish), have it verified by a teacher or librarian and then present it at the Fair gate entrance.

FREE ADMISSION ON FOSTER DAY, Thursday June 6th <—click here

Bring a donation of new clothes or cash to the gate entrance between 11am-2pm on Thursday June 6th and you’ll get FREE ADMISSION into the Fair. Your donation will help Mattress Firm help San Diego Foster Kids!

FREE UNEMPLOYMENT DAY, Wednesday June 12th <—click here

If you are currently unemployed, you can receive 2 free admission tickets on Wednesday June 12th only.

Present your current EDD debit card or form dated no earlier than 7/1/18 (I’m not sure if this a typo? If you find out, let me know and I’ll update it.)

Where: only at the Will Call booth at the O’Brien Gate entrance

$1 SCHOOL STAFF APPRECIATION DAYS, Fridays June 7, 14, 21 & 28 <—click

If you have a school employment ID, you can get up to four $1 admission tickets from any Mission Federal Credit Union branch when you present your ID.

Vouchers are available only from June 1-28 and while supplies last. These vouchers are NOT available at the Fair.

Redeem your vouchers at the ticket window to get the actual admission tickets.

2 FOR 1 ADULT WEEKDAY ADMISSION <—click here

Get 2 adult admission tickets for the price of 1 with a coupon from San Diego County Toyota Dealers.

They’re valid on WEEKDAYS only.

A few terms & conditions apply, these are listed on the coupon.

$6 FAIR DAYS! <—click here

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