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Rates, Tickets and Programs

Admission passes can be purchased for single visits, or as an annual pass for Storybook Gardens to suit you and your family’s needs. Events and children's programs exclusive to Storybook Gardens.

fall hours and rates

For the week of Monday October 2 to Monday October 9

Tuesday through Friday 10:00am to 4:00pm

Saturday and Sunday 10:00am to 5:00pm

Thanksgiving Monday, Oct 9 10:00am to 5:00pm

Monday October 9th is the final day for our fall season. After Monday, the park will be closed for setup for the Storyspook Village Halloween program, which runs from 6:00 - 9:00pm each evening from October 21st to October 30th.

The park then closes again for the month of November, re-opening Saturday December 2nd for the winter iceskating season.

fall activities

The Pirate's Island playgrounds, jumping pillow, sandplay area, miniature play village, pedal cars, and Alphabet Maze are open weekdays and weekends until October 9th.

The splash pad is now closed for the season.

Amusement Rides operate on Saturdays and Sundays, 10:30am to 4:00pm, train and carousel 11:00am to 4:00pm.

The Beavertails concession location will be open on Saturday, Sunday and Monday serving fresh hot Beavertails pastries, hot chocolate, french fries, Beaverdogs and poutine.

fall ADMISSIONS to october 9


Infants (under 24 months): FREE

storyspook village halloween program

Join us for our 5th annual spooky (but not scary!) Halloween program, presented in partnership with the Fanshawe College Theatre Arts Technical Production program.

October 21 to 30

6:00pm to 9:00pm; final admissions at 8:30pm

$15.00/child; adults accompanying a child with a paid admission are free

Tickets are available at the door, or NEW this year, purchase your tickets in advance to bypass the line!

winter skating opens saturday december 2nd (conditions permitting)

Enjoy a skate on the beautiful, refrigerated ice skating trail, followed by a cup o hot chocolate and a fresh Beavertails pastry from the Beavertails concession!

Admission is $4.50/adult, 3.50/child (ages 2 to 17) or $13.00 for a family of 4. Skate rentals are available.

Skating Hours

Tuesday-Wednesday 2:00pm-8:00pm

Thursday-Friday 2:00pm-5:00pm

Saturday 10:00am-8:00pm

Sunday 10:00am-5:00pm

Mondays Closed

Special Hours are in effect through the holidays.



Provides admission into the park for one full year from the date of purchase.

Price is shown inclusive of taxes.


Admission for one full year PLUS unlimited use of the amusement rides and archery for one full year from the date of purchase.

Price is shown inclusive of taxes.


  • Unlimited year round general admission to the amusement park, roller skating and ice skating attractions. Skate rentals are not included.
  • Free and discounted programs and events including Gnorbert's Nature Club! Gnorbert's Nature Club is a drop-off program offered on Saturday mornings from 9am-11am at Storybook Gardens starting June 3rd. Children will engage in ecology based open ended play in the Storybook environment. If your child enjoys playing outdoors, gardening, outdoor cooking, building with natural materials, campfires, exploring ponds, orienteering and learning about plants and animals your child will love it! Each program date requires individual registration. This program is offered exclusively to our Storybook annual pass holders for free.
  • 10% discount on purchases in the Treasure Chest Gift Shop* and Village Square Cafe* (minimum purchase of $10.00 required).

pass exclusions

  • The annual pass and best value pass do not include admission on special program dates, such as the "Storyspook Halloween" program or the New Year's Eve Hoopla event.



Registration Information
Find a program that's right for you. Sign up early to avoid disappointment!

Browse through our online registration system or interactive Spectrum Catalogue to find a program that's right for you! It's the easiest and quickest way to get information and register for programs.

Visit Spectrum INTERACTIVE Online to Register for Storybook Programs!

Amusement Rides

All AMUSEMENT attractions are open for the season

Train and Carousel outside of Storybook Gardens operate daily 11:00am to 6:00pm

Rides inside the park operate daily 10:00am to 5:30pm.

The archery activity operates on Saturdays and Sundays only, from 10:00am to 5:30pm.

All activities are weather-permitting.


Amusement Rides operate Saturdays and Sundays

Ferris Wheel, Elephants, Carpet Slide and Swings 10:30am to 4:00pm

Carousel and Springbank Express miniature train 11:00am to 4:00pm


Individual Tickets: $2.25

20 pack of Tickets: $30.00

Unlimited Enchanted Forest Ride Pass: $12.50/ person (valid for one day only)

*Each ride requires one ticket to ride.

Height Restrictions

Miniature Train - No height restrictions.
Carousel -No height restrictions. Parents accompanying a child to support them while riding do not require a ticket.
40 foot Ferris Wheel - Children must be 36 inches tall to ride the Ferris Wheel with an adult and 48 inches tall to ride alone.
Magic Carpet Slide - Minimum height to ride is 36"
Swings - Minimum height to ride is 42"
Elephant Ride - Minimum height to ride without an adult is 36" children under must be accompanied by an adult and able to sit on their own.

Storybook Gardens Storybook Gardens

Storybook Gardens provides families with fun and special memories to last a lifetime. Open all year round, we have something for the whole family no matter the season. From the On the Riverbank Splash Pad in the Summer, a skate trail in the Winter, to rides, games, entertainment, and beautiful gardens, Storybook is a special destination for a family outing at any time of the year!

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Current Hours

Monday: CLOSED

Tuesday-Friday: 10:00am-4:00pm

Saturday and Sunday: 10:00am-5:00pm