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Carters is coming to Priory Park, Hornsey

Priory Park, Priory Road,
Hornsey, N8 7RD

Friday 5th July – Sunday 7th 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 5th 2pm till 8pm. Open Saturday & Sunday 6th 11am till 8pm.

Art tour

Join Joby Carter on his Fairground Art & Heritage Tour on Saturday 6th July at 10am.

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 at a number of residential streets – please park your car responsibly. By bus you can stop at Priory Park Middle Lane (W3), Nightingale Lane (144, W3) or Hornsey Fire Station (144 & W3). By train the park is a short walk from Hornsey Station.

Find out more

Join our fairground art and heritage tour

On Saturday 6 July at 10am, 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.

Win free rides

Each week we give away free rides on our Facebook page with some fun competitions. Join in the fun for a chance of winning free ride passes for you and your family to enjoy.

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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