Carnival Info

Festival of the Lakes

July 17-21, 2024

Wolf Lake Memorial Park, Hammond, IN

5-Day Carnival Mega-Pass

Want unlimited carnival rides during the festival?

Save $$$ with a carnival Mega-Pass!

Each Mega-Pass grants unlimited carnival rides (to one person) for the following days of the festival:

  • Wednesday, July 17th from 5:00pm - Closing
  • Thursday, July 18th from 5:00pm - Closing
  • Friday, July 19th from 5:00pm - Closing
  • Saturday, July 20th from Noon - Closing
  • Sunday, July 21st from Noon - Closing

To receive your Mega Pass ride bracelet, please turn this pass in at the Modern Midways office, located at the entrance to the carnival. An employee of Modern Midways will secure the wristband to your wrist and it must be on your wrist to utilize your Mega Pass during the fest. Removing or altering the wristband will VOID your Mega Pass.

NO TRANSFERS, REFUNDS, OR EXCHANGES of any kind will be issued including but not limited to inclement weather.

Mega-Pass Delivery
Important Mega-Pass Info: You will receive your barcoded Mega-Pass voucher(s) in a separate email. To redeem, simply bring a printout of your barcoded voucher (or display the voucher to us using your smartphone/tablet device) to the Modern Midways ticket office (located on the Festival grounds). You will then receive a special wristband that must be worn for the entirety of the Festival. Each Mega-Pass voucher has its own unique barcode. Do not share copies of your voucher! When your voucher barcode is scanned by an agent, it is marked as "redeemed" and cannot be scanned again!

Once a Mega-Pass is purchased, there will be no refunds or exchanges.


Single Day Unlimited Ride Wristband

  • Available for purchase on Festival grounds only
  • $30.00 per wristband
  • Includes one unlimited carnival ride wristband good for an entire single day use.
  • Single day unlimited ride wristband available for the following days and times:
    • Wednesday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm
    • Saturday: Noon - 3:30pm
    • Sunday: Noon - 5:00pm

Individual Carnival Ride Tickets

Individual tickets are vailable for purchase in-person at the Festival ONLY and may be purchased at any carnival ticket window.

  • $1.25 each
  • 18 for $20
  • 40 for $40