Pixie Woods

Discover Pixie Woods' enchanted forest and magical pathways for children of all ages! Be transformed by a world of imagination and wonder – create memories to last a lifetime. Pixie Woods came to life in 1954 through the generosity of local businesses, organizations and individuals. Over one million visitors from all 50 states and other countries have journeyed through its rainbow gates. 


Monster Mash Halloween Bash at Pixie Woods – October 19, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

This October event is becoming one of our biggest events of the year! Lots of fun for kids on this Halloween-themed park day – arts and crafts tables, pumpkin decorating, and fun costumes by staff and visitors. 

  • Kids up to age 12 in costumes enter free; otherwise, $5 admission.
  • Unlimited ride wristbands available for only $5.

Tickets go on sale September 2019. For more information, contact Pixie Woods here.


Purchase tickets at:

  • Pixie Woods park hours on Saturdays and Sundays, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • City's Special Events Office on Tuesday-Thursday, 1 - 5 p.m. 


2019 Season 

May  2019
   Saturdays and Sundays ONLY  May 4 - 26
June - July 2019
   Thursday through Sunday  June 1 - July 28
August  - October 2019
   Saturdays and Sundays ONLY  August 3 - October 19

Hours of operation – 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

All hours and events are weather permitting.


Pixie Woods Admission  

2019 Season 

Please note: Adults must be accompanied by children to be admitted to park.

Train, Boat & Carousel 

   Children under 2 years   FREE
   General Admission, ages 2 years and over   $4
   1 ride   $2
   3 rides   $5
   Unlimited rides   $9
   Membership    $65


Members receive free admission to park along with other benefits.

Learn more about becoming a family membership below. 


Rides and Attractions

  • Amusement Rides – Kiddie rides feature gentle thrills and fun-sized attractions. Ride the Pixie Express... take a spin on the carousel... or float down the Pirate Lagoon aboard the Pixie Queen.
  • Dragon Water Play Area
  • Kid-Themed Play Areas
  • Park Map


Pixie Queen 2 Boat Closure - August 8, 2019 Update

Due to the algae blooms in the Delta, the Pixie Queen 2 Boat is inoperable. We apologize for the inconvenience. To learn more about algae blooms, see the link to the San Joaquin County Public Health and San Joaquin County Environmental Health press release in External Links below.


Pixie Woods Family Membership

A family membership offers one low price to cover 2 parents/guardians and up to 4 children into the park for the entire season... the perfect gift for grandchildren, nieces, nephews or friends with kids. A Pixie Woods membership lets them celebrate all summer long. Join today! 


Membership Prices - GREAT SAVINGS!  
  Admission for 2 parents/guardians + 4 children  
  Membership starting May 1 $65

  Membership after August 1 to August 31

No Memberships sold after August 31, 2019



Membership benefits:

  • Unlimited free admission: 2 adults and 4 children; must be in the same family
  • Discounted rides
  • 15 minutes early entry to park
  • Special monthly notifications of upcoming Pixie Woods special events
  • Membership Application


Pixie Woods Birthday Party Room Rental

Plan your child's next birthday party at Pixie Woods. Fun, affordable parties for children of all ages.

  • Available for an hour and a half party room
    • 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    • 2 - 3:30 p.m.
  • $50 dollar reservation fee
  • Unlimited park play time
  • 24-person seating capacity - Pixie Party Land Area
  • 50-person open space - Toad Stool Theater
  • Unlimited pass wristband for birthday child
  • Admission, rides and food sold separately
  • No outside food or drinks allowed except for cake or cupcakes. Please contact the Pixie Woods YUM YUM HOUSE at (209) 915-9834 to assist with any food planning. Leave a message for the quickest response.

For more information, contact Pixie Woods here.


Pixie Woods School Field Trips

Schedule a guided Pixie Woods field trip for your students.

  • Field Trip Fridays begin May 2; advance reservations required.  
  • Scheduled school field trips are about 1.5 hours – starting at 9 a.m. and 11 a.m.
  • Snacks available from our concession Yum Yum House but only with advance notice.  
  • General Field Trip Information

School Field Trip Admission

Head Start 3-ride package


All other schools 3-ride package


All other schools - Admission only, No rides



For reservations, please visit the Special Events office.


Pixie Woods Board

As a volunteer advisory group, Pixie Woods Board assists the Community Services Department with:

  • program development,
  • operations, and
  • promotions of park activities and improvement fundraisers.  


Board Members

President  Mary Pennini
Vice President – Gae Stewart
Secretary – Gina Calder
Treasurer – Daryl Verkerk

Executive Board Members

RJ Alford, Flora Anderiasian, Jamie Bossuat, Bill Brown, Ernesto Gonzalez, Don Grishott, Scott Grafius, Gunter Konold, Michael Lothrop, Jonathan Moscato, Jeff Ryan, Peg Sadek, Johnnie Salady, Yvonne Sampson, and Terence West.

This City of Stockton web page last reviewed on --- 9/9/2019