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3901 Land Park Drive

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Amusement Parks, Parks and Gardens Type
1 to 2 hours Time to Spend
3.7scorecard
  • 4.0Value
  • 3.5Facilities
  • 4.0Atmosphere

Visitors with small children will want to put Fairytale Town on their to-do list. At this amusement park, children can act out their favorite fairytales on more than 25 fantastical oversized playsets.

Visitors can also say hello to a few real-life animal pals like Peter Rabbit, Eeyore the donkey and Mary's little lambs. Adults may find the setting a bit cheesy, but youngsters think they've entered fun-filled Neverland. The park also features the Children's Theater and outdoor Mother Goose Stage that offer kid-friendly live theater and musical performances.

While a handful of recent visitors say some of the structures are a bit outdated compared to modern amusement parks, it's a great place to bring children and grandchildren while they still believe in magic. Most of the attractions are best suited for children younger than 7.

Fairytale Town is open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily March through October. The rest of the year the park operates from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday through Sunday. Admission for adults and kids is $4.50 on weekdays and $5.50 on weekends. Combo admission tickets to Fairytale Town and the Sacramento Zoo start at $12 for children ages 2 to 12 and $16 for adults. (And remember, wearing a costume is encouraged!) For more information, check out Fairytale Town's website.

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