You can save money by purchasing your Almond Blossom tickets ahead of time.
The advance sale of discount carnival tickets are at the Ripon Chamber of Commerce Office, 929 West Main Street, and the Ripon Police Department, 259 North Wilma Ave.
You can save 50% by purchasing the tickets in advance. Carnival Ticket Books are originally $30 per book for 30 tickets but the advance price is $15 per book. The deadline is Wednesday, Feb. 20.
These tickets books can then be used as individual tickets, but your best deal would be to exchange the book for an unlimited ride wristband on Friday, Feb. 22, or Sunday, Feb. 24, at the carnival ticket office. They are not valid for a wristband on Saturday, Feb. 23, although single tickets are accepted that day . Wristband sale/exchanges will end on Friday, Feb. 22, at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Feb. 24, at 4 p.m. The wristbands purchased prior to this time will be valid through the end of the night.
You can use individual coupons from the ticket book for rides on Saturday, Feb. 23, but you cannot purchase wristbands.
California Carnival will have their one dollar ride night on Thursday, Feb. 21 from 5 until 10 p.m.