Ostrich Festival

Ostrich Festival

Ostrich Festival

The 30th Annual Ostrich Festival


Where is the Ostrich Festival located?

The Ostrich Festival is located at Tumbleweed Park 


What are the dates of Ostrich Festival?

The Ostrich Festival is open March 9-11, 2018 at Tumbleweed Park in Chandler, Ariz.

What are the admission prices?

General Admission Pricing for 2018:
Adults – $15
Seniors (55+) and Child (5-12 years of age) – $8
Children under the age of 5 are free

VIP Ticket*- Adult: $50

VIP Ticket* – Child (5-12): $30

*Includes VIP Tent access, (1) Meal, (3) drink tickets

Is parking available?

Yes, official Ostrich Festival parking is available at Tumbleweed Park and can be accessed off Hamilton Rd or McQueen Road and Celebration. Parking is cash only.

Cars are $5

Motorcycles are $3

Are tickets refundable?

Ticket purchases are final and are non-refundable. The Ostrich Festival is rain or shine.

All sales are final. All tickets are purchased at risk of inclement weather. Management is not responsible for articles lost, misplaced, or stolen at the event for which this ticket grants admission. Time, date, and location of event are subject to change. This ticket will not be replaced, refunded or exchanged for any reason. Shipping, handling, and service charges are non-refundable, even if the event is cancelled.


Ticket Reminder: To ensure your satisfaction, The Chandler Chamber Ostrich Festival cannot guarantee tickets purchased from unauthorized third party re-sellers (individuals or brokers). The Chandler Chamber Ostrich Festival recommends that you purchase tickets directly through OstrichFestival.com, eventbrite.com, our authorized partners, and the festival box offices.

How much is group admission?

To receive information regarding group rates and admission, please call (480) 588-8497.

Are there any prohibited items?

The following items are prohibited from the Ostrich Festival:

  • Outside food and drinks with the exception of 1 factory sealed water bottle per person and medical or infant needs.
  • Drugs and narcotics (prescription medication exception).
  • Bags larger than 12” x 6” x 12”. Diaper bags will be permitted with the entrance of a child.
  • Fireworks
  • Glass
  • Coolers and hard containers
  • Pets except for service animals
  • Video cameras and cameras longer than 12 inches (includes body, lens & filter)
  • No radios, televisions or other electronic noise producing items
  • Unmanned Aircraft Systems & Radio
    Controlled Model Aircraft/Drones. (Strictly prohibited on park property)
  • Skates, skateboards, skate-shoes, all cycles, hover-boards and Segways.
  • Weapons of any kind are prohibited including but not limited to firearms or knives.
  • Gang paraphernalia including but not limited to symbols, emblems, insignia, bandanas, colors or other gang identifiers.
  • Any other items deemed unlawful or dangerous by event organizers or security officials.

*All Individuals and bags are subject to search.

Are there any safety measures for children ?

Child safety check-in booths are located near each entrance. Children will receive a wristband with their parents phone numbers. Should they be separated from their parents, children will be taken to the Child Safety Pick-up located near the first aid tent.

Can I charge my cell phone at the festival?

Yes, charging stations will be throughout the festival to use for free as a courtesy to our guests. .

Are rides free?

Ride tickets and unlimited ride wristbands can be purchased for an additional fee at the festival.

Ride tickets can be purchased at the festival for $1 each, 25 tickets for $23, and 80 tickets for $70.

Unlimited Ride Wristbands will be available for purchase at Valley Bashas and Food City locations for $27, or for $30 at the festival.

Where is the handicap accessible parking?

Handicap accessible parking is located on both the east and west sides of the festival. Designated lots are annotated on the map.

What is a Fast Pass?

The Fast Pass Includes seating in the Ostrich Arena (first-come, first-served) and  expedited entry to Paw Patrol Meet & Greet and nearly all carnival rides in the Butler Amusements carnival midway. 

Where are nursing mothers allowed to breastfeed?

The Ostrich Festival is family friendly and encourages mothers to breastfeed anywhere on our property they feel comfortable.

Where can pedestrians be dropped off/picked up at the festival?

Drop off and pick up must be done on the East entrance off of McQueen near parking lot #1. This includes Uber and Lyft pick-ups and drop offs.

Are lawn chairs allowed into the festival?

Yes, lawn chairs are allowed. 

Can I bring my pet to the festival?

Only registered service animals will be allowed to enter the festival.

Can I bring outside food/drink to the festival?

Outside food and drink is prohibited with the exception of 1 factory sealed water bottle per person as well as any medical or infant needs.

Can I bring a purse or bag into the festival?

Yes, however bags larger than 12” x 6” x 12” will not be allowed on festival grounds. Diaper bags will be permitted with the entrance of a child.

Are cameras, drones and GoPros allowed?

Professional photo and video equipment of any kind is not allowed on festival grounds. This includes but is not limited to professional photo and video cameras, drones, GoPros, etc.