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Merced Summer Carnival

Bringing the Fun!

July 1 – 11, 2021

Monday – Friday | 5 PM – 12AM

Saturday – Sunday | 3 PM – 12AM

Merced County Fairgrounds’ Carnival Lot

Enter from Martin Luther King Jr. Way

Parking is FREE! Parking available on grounds on a first come, first serve basis


It feels like summertime in Merced! Join us for 11 nights of carnival rides and fun as Butler Amusements Inc. presents the “Merced Summer Carnival” at the Merced County Fairgrounds, July 1 – 11! Be sure to mark your calendars and bring the whole family out to enjoy the thrill of carnival rides, play your favorite carnival games and of course, indulge in some of your favorite carnival treats like corn dogs, funnel cakes, Fried Twinkies and more!


$5 *

Children 36” tall and under are free

No re-entry allowed


Purchase your Unlimited Carnival Ride Wristband for just $30! Unlimited ride wristbands are good for any one day of the carnival from opening to close on the day of purchase. Wristbands can be purchased once on grounds.


*Price paid for admission will be credited towards $30 Unlimited Carnival Ride Wristband purchase.


The Food!

What’s a carnival without some tasty carnival treats! Here’s a peek at what’s on the menu:

Baby Cakes | Funnel Cakes, Ice Cream and Fried Treats such as Fried Twinkies, Snickers, Oreos and more!

Candyland | Fresh Corn Dogs, Nachos, Popcorn, Cotton Candy, Caramel and Candy Apples, Churros, SnoCones,

  fountain drinks and bottled water.

Lemonade | Fresh Squeezed Lemonade and Lemonade Slushees to quench your thirst on a summer’s evening!


The Rides!

Hop on some fun and exciting rides while at the Merced Summer Carnival! Choose from 20 different thrilling rides and 12 competitive game booths. Here’s a peak at what rides you can choose from:

The Giant Gondola Wheel

Freak Out

Rock Star



Area 51

The Zipper


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