Carnival Rides & Games - OC Fair & Event Center - Costa Mesa, CA

Carnival Rides & Games

The 2024 OC Fair is July 19-Aug. 18, open Wednesdays-Sundays. Advance tickets are required! Make sure to buy your admission tickets online today!

Buy carnival tickets in advance and SAVE through July 18!

There will be two carnival areas: Main Carnival and Kidland. You can purchase ride and game tickets online by buying a FunPass, which can be loaded up ahead of time. 

Buy Carnival Tickets

*Wristbands can only be purchased during your visit to the Fair on a Wednesday or Thursday.

Rides at the 2024 OC Fair

Note: Supervising companions must be at least 14 years of age and will need their own tickets or wristband.

Ride Name

# of Tickets (per person)

Alien Abduction 5
Balloon Ride 4
Big Top Swinger 5
Big Wheel 6
Carousel 4
Circus Train 3
Clown Glasshouse 3
Creep Show 5
Cyclone 5
Disko-O 5
Dodgem 5
Enchanted Castle Funhouse 4
Endeavour 6
Euroslide 5
Farm Tractors 4
Fun Factory 5
G Force 6
Galaxy Coaster 6
Goliath Slide 4
Haunted Mansion 5
Ice Jet 6
Heidi coming soon
Joker 360 8
Jumbo Flying Elephant 5
Kiddie Bumper Boats 5
Kite Flyer 4
Konga 5
La Grande XL 9
Liberty Wheel 5
Little Dipper 5
Mach 1 9
Mini Bumper Car 4
Monster Mash 4
Monster Trucks 4
Moonraker 6
Motorcycles 4
New York New York 5
Overdrive coming soon
Pelican Splash 4
Pirate’s Island 4
Puppy Row 4
Quad Runners 4
Raptor Coaster 6
Rave Wave 6
Remix 5
Sea Ray 5
Surf Shack 4
Silver Streak 4
Sky Flyer 5
Sky Ride 2 6
Sling Shot buy at kiosk
Survival Island 4
Tango 6
Tea Cups 4
Tilt a Whirl 5
Titan 14
Tug Boat 4
Twister 5
VW Bugs 4
Wacky Worm 4
Wiggle Wurm 4
Wild River 6
Winky the Whale 4
Zero Gravity 5
Zipper 5

Some carnival rides prohibit guests from wearing open toe shoes. Closed-toe shoes are highly recommended. Please review the basic guidelines to facilitate self-determined access to rides and attractions within the patrons’ personal capacity and for their personal enjoyment.


Read & Ride

The Read and Ride program is designed to foster a love for reading among children aged 5-11. First, read three books. Then, click the link below to fill out the form. You’ll receive a QR code valid for two free rides in Kidland! Please note: Only  one submission per child will be accepted. 

View Read & Ride Form

Get the RCS Funpass APP!

The FunPass app enables you to purchase passes, recharge passes, check value of passes, and view the history of your passes. You can share passes between family and friends. Once passes have been purchased or added, you can use the FunPass app on your phone to access rides and games.