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Frequently Asked Questions

Below are some of the most common questions and answers about the fair.

What are the dates of the 2023 fair?
The 2023 Holy Family Bear Fair is from Friday, March 24 through Sunday, March 26.

Where are the fairgrounds located?

The Bear Fair is located on the grounds of the parish hall and also the main school/church grounds.


Where can I buy t-shirts?
2023 fair t-shirts can be ordered online here. Your order will be sent home with your child the week of the Bear Fair.


Where can I buy a presale weekend ride bracelet?
Weekend ride bracelets will be available online, presale only. Bracelets are $62/bracelet. These bracelets are presale only and good for the entire weekend. When the bracelets go on sale, you can purchase them through the website here.


What are session time bracelets?
Session time bracelets are good for a particular time only and will be sold by the ride company on-site during the fair (no presales). Session bracelets are $30/bracelet.

  • Friday: 5pm-10pm

  • Saturday: 10am-2pm, 2pm-6pm & 6pm-10pm

  • Sunday: 11am-4pm

What is a companion bracelet?
Companion bracelets are available for adults to ride select kiddie rides with their children. Companion bracelets are $30/day and will be sold by the ride company on-site during the fair (no presales).


How do I purchase food, and beverages, and play games?
The 2023 Bear Fair is entirely cashless and no tickets will be issued this year. Ride bands or cards will be filled with advanced paid credits. Multiple kiosks will be available all throughout the fair to load the credits.


What are daily admission prices?
Admission to the Bear Fair is free for everyone.


What are food and beverage prices?
Prices of food and beverages vary. Menus will be posted on social media before the fair.


Can I bring my own food/beverages to the fair?
Fairgoers should not bring food and drink. Plenty of great food and beverages will be sold throughout the weekend. Remember this is a fundraiser for our school!

Can I pass out my own promotional items at the fair? 

In an effort to show appreciation and respect for paid sponsors, please help us by supporting the rules that help the Bear Fair continue to have a major financial impact on our school by NOT bringing in promotional items for any business and/or political affiliation.


How do I purchase a fair tent?
To purchase a family tent, email 


How do I volunteer to work at the fair?
Each family is required to work a total of 4 (four) hours. Sign-up will be available closer to the date of the fair.


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