Kings County Fair

OVERVIEW

The Kings County Fair, Brooklyn’s most popular family event, returns to Aviator Sports & Events Center, for the seventh year! Adults and kids alike are invited to Floyd Bennett Field, to soak in the bright sun, cotton candy and carnival rides in equal measure at this year’s fun­-filled Kings County Fair.


Once again include a variety of rides and games for kids of all ages, tasty treats including corn dogs, cotton candy, funnel cakes, and much more. The fair is well­-stocked with your typical carnival ride offerings, including a Ferris wheel, roller coaster, and a spattering of kiddy rides.

Each year, Aviator Sports and Events Center partners with Reithoffer Shows, Inc.,  a North American family­-owned and operated traveling midway show founded in 1896, to bring Brooklyn and its surrounding areas the Kings County Fair.

Reithoffer Shows is the innovator when it comes to spectacular attractions, with the newest and most thrilling rides available. With over 100 rides at major fairs, it is the largest traveling midway in the world.

Come enjoy exciting rides for toddlers and up, as well as games for all, food such as hamburgers, hotdogs, pizza, calzones, strombolis, cotton candy, pretzels and of course funnel cake.

Special act for 2016!

The Tiger Encounter is the largest touring educational tiger show in the USA. The Tiger Encounter raises awareness on the plight of the tiger and how fast they are becoming extinct in the wild and demonstrates a series of natural behaviors using only positive reinforcements and shows how these beautiful animals are trained, while showing the bond and connection they have with  their trainer who is the youngest female tiger trainer in the USA today.

Schedule & Info

General Admission: $5
All visitors to the fair must pay the admission fee. Credits cards are accepted for price of admission. Individual ride tickets can be purchased once inside the Fair.

2016 Ride ticket prices:

1 Ticket…$1.25
10 Tickets…$11
22 Tickets…$21
55 Tickets…$51

 

Pay one Price 2016
*Includes $5 admission fee that is paid at the gate. Bracelets are then purchased at the second gate.

Thursday, May 19 open at 5 p.m. $30 per person
Friday, May 20 open at 5 p.m. $35 per person
Saturday, May 21 open at 12 p.m. $35 per person
Sunday, May 22 open at 12 p.m. $35 per person
Monday, May 23 open at 5 p.m. $30 per person
Tuesday, May 24 open at 5 p.m. $30 per person
Wednesday, May 25 open at 5 p.m. $30 per person
Thursday, May 26 open at 5 p.m. $30 per person
Friday, May 27 open at 5 p.m. $35 per person
Saturday, May 28 open at 12 p.m. $35 per person
Sunday, May 29 open at 12 p.m. $35 per person
Monday, May 30 open at 12 p.m. $35 per person

Getting to Aviator Sports and Events Center via public transportation is easy!

NOTE: The 5 train only operates Monday – Friday during rush hours. The 2 train operates all hours.

  • Take the 2 or 5 train to the Flatbush Avenue/Brooklyn College station (last stop)
  • Take the Q35 bus one block from the train station – Flatbush Ave. between Nostrand Avenue and Avenue H
  • Request the bus to stop across from Aviator Sports and Recreation at Floyd Bennett Field
  • Walk across the road, enter the open gate by the Ryan Visitor Center
  • The Aviator Sports complex is in the hangars to the left of the Ryan Visitor Center
  • Walk around the Ryan Visitor Center toward the Aviator Sports complex Via Other Subways
  • Take the R to the Court Street station in Brooklyn and transfer to the 2 or 5
  • Take the N or Q to the Atlantic Avenue station in Brooklyn and transfer to the 2 or 5
  • Take the B or D to the Atlantic Avenue station in Brooklyn and transfer to the 2 or 5
  • Then follow the above directions from the 2 or 5 train Those riding the MTA’s Q35 bus should request to be dropped off at the second Floyd Bennett Field bus stop, in front of the Ryan Visitor Center.

From the Belt Parkway

It is approximately 1.3 miles south to the main entrance at Floyd Bennett Field

  • At the 4th traffic light make a left hand turn into Floyd Bennett Field
  • Go .2 of a mile and make a left hand turn onto the main runway
  • Take the main runway straight .8 of a mile make left hand turn in to the big parking lot in front of Aviator Sports

From the Marine Park Bridge-Rockaways­-North

Make the first right­hand turn once you exit the toll plaza into Floyd Bennett Field

  • Go .2 of a mile and make a left hand turn onto the main runway
  • Take the main runway straight .8 of a mile make left hand turn in to the big parking lot in front of Aviator Sports