If the carnival is your happy place, you’re about to get happier.

Rainier Amusements puts its best foot forward
with awesome rides and games.

The 2022 Fair is proud to offer the incredible rides and games provided and operated by Portland’s Rainier Amusements. We have fun and excitement at every turn, always under the watchful eyes of trained safety inspectors.

Carnival rides and games go on sale Friday May 6th at 10am. Subscribe to Oregon State Fair e-mails by Wednesday May 4th to get an invitation to buy tickets during a special presale, Thursday May 5th.


Carnival ride wristbands cost $45 in advance of the Oregon State Fair. Starting on Friday August 26, the price increases to $55. Each wristband is good for any one day (until 10:00pm) of unlimited rides for one person, plus, three games and a medium drink. Or, you can buy 125 game or ride tickets for $50! Games range from 1-12 tickets each and rides range from 10-12 tickets each.

  • Carnival Ride Wristbands - $45 (price rises to $55 on Friday August 26th)
    • Must be 2 years or older, good for one person, any one day, does not include Fair Admission
  • 125 Game/Ride Tickets - $50 (gives 125 tickets to be used on any rides or games and doesn’t expire)

This carnival rides list is approximate and subject to change.

Major Rides

Alibaba  (Must be 48”)
Starship  (Must be 48”)
Loop O’Plane  (Must be 48”)
Orange Slide  (42” unless accompanied)
Zipper  (Must be over 52” – NO single riders)
Tornado  (Must be 48” or 42” with adult)
Bumper Cars  (Must be over 48” or 42” with adult)
Spider  (Must be 42”)
Sizzler  (Must be 52” or 42” with adult)
Kamikaze  (Must be 54”)
Tilt a Whirl  (Must be 48” or 42” with adult)
Vortex   (Must be 46” or 42” with adult)
Vertigo  (Must be over 42” – NO open toed shoes)
Cliff Hanger (Must be over 48”)
Rainier Wheel  (Must be 48” or 42” with adult – NO single riders)
Superhero Headquarters Funhouse  (42” unless accompanied – NO opened toed shoes)
Mardi Gras (Must be 42” or over 36” with adult – NO open toed shoes)
Snow City  (42” unless accompanied – NO opened toed shoes)
Round Up (Must be over 46”)
Tip Top (Must be over 52”)
Arctic Express Coaster (Must be over 54”)
Eruption (Must be over 46”)
The Rave

Cub Country Kiddie Rides

Giant Wheel (Must be 54” unless accompanied)
Minion Raiders (42” unless accompanied – NO opened toed shoes)
Skyfighter (Must be over 2 years old to ride - 48” max)
Bulgy the Whale (Must be over 2 years old to ride 53” max)
Yo Yo (Must be 42”)
Merry go Round (Must be 42” unless accompanied – NO open toed shoes)
Dumbo (Must be 2 yrs. old to ride – 48" max)
Crazy Taxi (Must be 36”)
Mini Pirate Ship (Must be 42”)
Berry Go Round (Must be 42” or 36” with adult)
Kiddie Coaster (Must be 42” or 36” with adult)
Pink Slide (42” unless accompanied)
Hampton Bikes (Must be over 2 yrs. old to ride 52”max)
Tubs of Fun (Must be 36”)
Toon Town (Must be 36”)
Puppy Roll (Must be 42” or 36” with adult)
Crazy Plane (Must be 42”)

All rides take between 10-12 tickets. All games take between 1-12 tickets.

Carnival Questions

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The Oregon State Fair recognizes that COVID-19 is unpredictable, and, if the need arises, will comply if any health and safety protocols are issued by the State of Oregon, Marion County, or the City of Salem, should they impact this year’s Fair.

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