Taking a miniature train ride around the Fair

Guest Services

Baby Changing

The Baby Sanctuary is a cool, comfy, private place to care for your little one offering:

  • comfortable chairs for breastfeeding;
  • changing area with diapers and wipes;
  • water and healthy snacks for moms.

Changing facilities are also available in the Exhibit Hall building and Marin Veterans’ Memorial Auditorium restrooms. See map for exact locations.

Banking Services

ATMs are located on the Fairgrounds. See map for exact locations.


Food and beverages are not allowed in the Barnyard.

Map of the Fairgrounds

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Be Comfortable

Bring plenty of sunscreen, a hat, and sunglasses. Temps can be in the 80s or 90s over the July 4th weekend. Wear comfortable walking shoes so you can wander around the spectacular 40-acre park and fairgrounds and take in all of the workshops, concerts, entertainment, and exhibits.

Credit Cards

Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express are accepted at the gates for Fair admission.

Fair Guide

For daily schedules of our fabulous entertainment offerings you can find all this information on our website.

Fair Office

The Fair Office is an Information Center with friendly staff on hand to answer your questions. Stop by the office in the Exhibit Hall building and let us help you!

First Aid

Professional staff is on-duty for the duration of the Fair’s operating hours should immediate medical attention be required. First Aid Stations are located on the north side of the Marin Veterans’ Memorial Auditorium and adjacent to the Lagoon Park entrance. Notify any employee if you require First Aid assistance anywhere on the fairgrounds.

Lost Children

Any child appearing to be lost will be taken to the Fair Office. If you are separated from your child, ask any employee for assistance.

Lost & Found

Check for lost items at the Fair Office, located at the Exhibit Hall.

Meeting Place

For the enjoyment of all our guests, we do not offer personal paging. We recommend that all members of your group know where and when to meet. Should you become separated, you may leave a personal message at either our Lost Child Center or at the Fair Office located at the Exhibit Hall building.

Service Animals

For the safety of all our guests, pets are not allowed inside the Fairgrounds. However, trained seeing-eye dogs and service animals are permitted.

Services for Guests with Disabilities

A wide variety of services are outlined on our Accessibility page.

Smoke Free Fair

Smoking is not permitted on any County of Marin property.

Eco Stations

Conservation Corps North Bay will provide waste diversion stations near the dining areas and food courts. Please recycle. When you put plastic, paper, glass, and organic foods in their place, you help to divert materials from landfill.

Water Fountains

Bring a reusable water bottle and use the five water fountains in the lobbies of the Marin Veterans’ Memorial Auditorium and Exhibit Hall buildings. In addition, there are water stations located throughout the Fairgrounds.