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Carters is coming to Beacon Park, Lichfield

Beacon Park, Swan Road,
Lichfield, WS13 6QZ

Saturday 20th July – Sunday 21st July

All the fun of the fair on your doorstep

Experience the thrills of a bygone era and feast your senses: the rock’n’roll music, sumptuous colours, steam engines, twinkling lights, lilting fairground organ, the aroma of doughnuts, candy floss and coal. A fabulous family day out.

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Opening Times

Open Saturday 20th 12noon till 10:30pm & Sunday 21st 12noon till 8pm.

Free Fireworks

Free firework display 9pm Saturday.

Free Entry

Entry to the fair is free, whilst ride tokens can be purchased online or at the fair. For the best deals pre-book your ride tokens online.

Visitor information

Parking & Travel

The closest carparks to the park is Beacon Park Village and Redcourt Car Park. There is plenty of parking available in the city too. By bus stop at Swan Mews (812, 822, 825, 821) or The Close (812, 822, 825, 821). By train the park is a short walk from Lichfield City railway station.

Find out more

Join our fairground art and heritage tour

On Sunday 21 July at 11am, fairground owner Joby Carter will be giving a guided tour around the fair discussing the fairground art and history through the decades. Tickets are £5 and proceeds go to charity. Book your ticket here.

Vintage vehicle parade

We use vintage vehicles to transport our rides. We’ll be taking a fleet of these vehicles out around town on Saturday 20 July at 11am. Fun and free to watch – give us a wave or cheer as we go past. Click here to see the route on our Facebook page.

Activities for kids

How much do you know about fairgrounds? Our learning activities are a great way to get the kids to find out more about the history of the rides and will keep them busy before or after a visit.

How to Buy Ride Tokens

Entry to the fair is free! Purchase tokens to enjoy our rides and side-stalls.

Each ride is 4, 5 or 6 tokens per person, per ride. You’ll get the best value by pre-booking your ride tokens online.

How can I purchase tokens online for the best deal?

Our family friendly ride bundles start at just £20 for around 8 rides and includes an additional 3 free ride tickets (saving you £6 to £9) when you pre-book this deal online.

The larger the ride bundle you purchase, the more free rides you get (and the more you save).

You can pre-book ride bundles up to midnight the night before the fair.

On the day you have arranged to visit you simply collect the tokens at the main token booth and enjoy the fair.

How many ride tokens do I need?

Depending on which rides you choose to go on, your ride bundle will get you the following:

Just the kids
£20 online = 9 – 13 rides
£30 online = 12 – 17 rides
£40 online = 15 – 22 rides

A family adventure
£50 online = 21 – 30 rides
£60 online = 32 – 42 rides
£70 online = 37 – 49 rides

Big families & groups
£80 online = 42 – 56 rides
£90 online = 48 – 63 rides
£100 online = 53 – 70 rides

What if I want to buy tokens on the day at the fair?

You can also purchase tokens at the fair by cash or card.

Tokens cost 50p each on the day.

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