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Carters is coming to Boxmoor Common, Hemel Hempstead

Boxmoor Common, Saint Johns Road, Hemel Hempstead, HP1 1NP

Friday 12th July – Sunday 14th 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.


Opening Times

Open Friday 12th 4pm till 10pm, Saturday 13th 12pm till 11pm & Sunday 14th 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

Customer parking is available around Boxmoor Common – please park responsibly. There are also car parks within short walking distances, Cowper Road car park, Hemel Hempstead Station car park and the Riverside Shopping Centre (Selden Hill car park). By bus stop at Beechfield Road (H10 & H11), Park Road (H10 & H11) or St John’s Church (Sapphire 320, 4, 352, 500, 501 & 502). By train Boxmoor Common is a short walk from Hemel Hempstead Station.

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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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