FAQs

1.  Where is Veterans Park?

Veterans Park is located at 4117 Overland Avenue at the intersection of Culver Boulevard and Overland Avenue, just west of Downtown Culver City. From the 10 freeway, exit at Overland and go south. From the 405 freeway, exit at Culver Blvd. and go east.

2.  What is the admission fee?

Admission to the Fiesta is free. Live entertainment on the stage is also free. Food, drinks, rides and other attractions cost extra.

3.  How much do the rides cost?

Tickets are $1.00 each with discounts for purchase of 20 or more. Rides vary in number of tickets required between 3-5 tickets per ride. Wrist bands are available for unlimited rides on Saturday and Sunday only until 6:00 p.m. After 6:00p.m., wristbands cannot be used and only ride tickets are valid. The Recreation Office pre-sells ride wrist bands until supplies run out. Call (310) 253-6650 for more information.

4. How can I buy ride wristbands?

Fiesta La Ballona carnival ride wristbands are available NOW for pre-sale! The pre-sale price is only $25 each. That’s a $10 savings off the regular $35 price at Fiesta. Wristbands are good for unlimited rides on Saturday, August 25th or Sunday, August 26th, from 11:00AM-6:00PM.

Purchase your wristband voucher this week at the Recreation Office at 4117 Overland Avenue. Our office hours are Monday-Friday from 8:00 AM-7:00 PM. The sale ends Friday, August 24 at 7:00 PM. You can also find the wristbands on our website. If you purchase your wristbands online, please visit the Recreation Office at 4117 Overland Ave. to pick your tickets up between the following dates: August 20-August 24. If you cannot pick your tickets up between those dates, please visit the information booth at Fiesta La Ballona on August 25th. Quantities are limited so don’t miss out on the best deal in town! Call the Recreation Office at (310) 253-6650 for more info.

4.  Can I ride the Culver City Bus to the Fiesta?

Yes! Fiesta-goers are encouraged to ride the Culver City Bus to Fiesta. Lines 1, 3, and 7 all run conveniently within a block of the Fiesta. Click here for more information about the Culver City Bus. Dial-A-Ride shuttle service will also be offered between Veterans Park and the Sony parking lot for those with disabilities. You must show your disabled placard. Service is provided on Friday 8/25 from 4:30-8:00 pm, Saturday 8/26 from 11:00 am-7:00 pm, and Sunday 8/27 from 11:00 am-6:00 pm.

 5.  Can I ride my bicycle to the Fiesta?

Yes! Fiesta-goers are encouraged to leave their cars at home and ride their bicycles to the Fiesta. A free Bike Valet service is offered on Saturday and Sunday until 6:00 p.m. Bike Valet is located at the south end of Veterans Park near intersection of Barman and Overland.

6.  Where can I park?

The Sony Parking Structure offers ample free parking for Fiesta visitors. It is located one-half block north of the Culver/Overland intersection. Enter the Sony lot from Overland and turn right into the parking structure. Handicapped Parking is available at Veterans Park in the visitor lot behind the Veterans Memorial Building Auditorium. Visitors who park on the residential streets need to be aware and obey all posted signage. The Senior Center lot may NOT be used for Fiesta parking during the Senior Center hours of operation.

7. What are the hours of Fiesta?

Fiesta’s general hours of operation are Friday from 4:00-10:00PM, Saturday from 11:00AM-10:00PM, and Sunday from 10:30AM-9:00PM.

8. Can I use my Credit Card at Fiesta?

Each booth vendor sets his or her own policy regarding payment methods. Cash is the preferred method, and is the only way to purchase carnival ride tickets. There will be ATMs on-site at the Fiesta.