When is the fair open?
Hours of operation are
Monday - Thursday, 5:30 - 10:30
Friday, 5:30 - 10:30
Saturday, 12:00 - 10:30
Sunday, 1:00 - 10:30
Can my children ride any rides?
There are plenty of rides for the children. There are height restrictions on each ride and children must meet height requirements.
Your child must be 36" tall to ride alone on any ride on the midway...
Your child can be 32" tall and ride with you on a very limited number of rides....
If accompanying a child on a ride the parent must also pay.
Are ATM's at the fair?
There are ATM/s on the midway. Ask one of the Exchangites in yellow jackets for directions.
Where are the restrooms?
Restrooms are located inside the front gate. Follow the signs that will direct you to the restrooms on the left after you enter or ask an Exchangite in a yellow jacket for directions.There are also portable restrooms on the midway.
Is the fair safe?
Safety is a priority! Everyone is required to pass through a metal detector and will be subject to search before entering through the front gate. All purses, backpacks, strollers, etc. will be inspected at the security checkpoint.
When it comes to ride safety, there is no one in the industry with a better safety record than Reithoffer shows. They have been in the business for 118 years. They buy the newest and safest rides available from the most trusted manufacturers throughout the world. Every ride goes through a thorough inspection every single day before it is available to the public and all rides are inspected by state, local, or third party inspectors before the opening of each event. Reithoffer shows has in house inspection teams with more experience and more hours of training than almost anyone in the industry. "Your have to remember," Reithoffer Shows says, "our children, family and friends ride on these rides right next to you. We take this very seriously."
Where will I park?
Plenty of parking is available on the fairgrounds. You will be directed by security to the closest parking space.
Will I be searched when I come to the fair?
The Coastal Empire Fair reserves the right to search all packages, bags, strollers, clothing, cups, pocketbooks, briefcases, your person, and any other objects deemed to be a carrier of any destructive or lethal device.
Backpacks are not allowed. Concealed weapons are not allowed, even by permit. Persons wearing offensive or gang related clothing will not be allowed onto the fairgrounds.
These entrance guidelines will be enforced by the Savannah Chatham Metropolitan Police Department.