Admission

Welcome to the 2018 San Mateo County Fair, where we build the Fun! Fair staff has been hard at-work planning your fabulous Fair experience all year!

Mainstage Concerts in Fiesta Hall: All general admission seating is Free with Fair Admission. General Admission Concert Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and Concerts start at 7:30 p.m. Gossamer Magic Show will also have special Matinee Performances at 2:00 p.m. on Monday and Tuesday, June 11 and 12, 2018.

For Reserved Gold Circle Concert Seating – Early Admission is provided at 6:15 p.m. exclusively through the Expo Café Gold Circle Entrance.

Don’t miss all the attractions at the Fair from our San Mateo Fair Farm to our Artists and Creators in Expo and Redwood Halls.

  • Fair At Gate Pricing
  • 6/9 - 6/17
  • Fair Admission

  • Adult - $15.00
  • Junior 6 to 12 - $10.00
  • Seniors 62+ - $8.00
  • 5 and under - FREE
  • Military w/ID - FREE
  • Available 6/10
  • Military Discount Promotion

  • Active Military with ID is FREE every day of Fair
  • Other Military IDs (inactive, retired, etc) will be $5 every day of Fair
  • The military person MUST show their ID to the Admission staff in order to get the discount.
  • Fair Season Pass Only Available During Pre-Sale

  • Carnival Wristband
  • 6/9 - 6/17
  • Carnival

  • Carnival "Pay One Price" - $30.00 (Mon - Thur)
    A pay one price wristband is good for unlimited rides on the day it is redeemed. Non-transferable.
  • Carnival "Pay One Price" - $35.00 (Fri - Sun)
    A pay one price wristband is good for unlimited rides on the day it is redeemed. Non-transferable.
  • Available 6/9