Hold on tight at San Diego County Fair's 'Fun Zone'

Posted at 2:54 PM, Jun 28, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-10 16:15:39-04

DEL MAR, Calif. (KGTV) - If you're at the San Diego County Fair this season, there's a good chance you're there for one thing: Carnival rides.

Fairgoers will find more than 80 different rides at this year's fair. According to fair officials, each and every ride is handpicked for the fairgrounds' annual event. The Big Wheel Ferris Wheel, Sky Ride, and Crazy Mouse coaster are traditionally fan favorites and likely to rope in attendees of all ages.

SLIDESHOW: Thrill seekers at the San Diego County Fair

All rides are separated into two areas: The Fun Zone, with rides geared toward older audiences, and the Kids' Zone, where families can find rides and games better suited for little ones. Each area has about 40 rides each.


Fun Zone rides can cost anywhere from four to 10 tickets per ride, while the Kids' Zone charges three to five tickets per ride.

The Fun Zone area will be open from 11 a.m. to 12 a.m. on July 3 and 4.

Various ride packages can be purchased online on the fair's website here. Check online for ride prices here.