A Drive-Thru Dinosaur Adventure is Coming to the DuPage County Fairgrounds

Dinosaur Adventure is bringing a drive-through experience with 80 life-size model dinosaurs to the DuPage County Fairgrounds in Wheaton on August 21–⁠23 and 27–⁠30.

Image from the Dinosaur Adventure Facebook page.

Cars will drive through the fairgrounds to see a 40-foot T-Rex, a 30-foot Brachiosaurus, and other prehistoric dinos (80 in all). Some of the models move and roar, as well. There’s an audio tour you can download at home to play in the car during the adventure.

Tickets are good for a vehicle with up to 8 people and range from $49 –⁠ $69, depending on the day/time.

On its website, Dinosaur Adventures estimates the tour will take about 30–45 minutes from the time you go through the gate.

The event will be drive-through only, with portable restrooms available at the beginning and end of the tour. You’ll have to buy tickets online for a specific time slot.

Our Chicagoland outdoor activity page has tons more fun outings for kids to enjoy while staying safe and healthy!

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11 Comments on "A Drive-Thru Dinosaur Adventure is Coming to the DuPage County Fairgrounds"

  1. ELIZABETH KELSO | August 9, 2020 at 7:37 pm | Reply

    Sounds like fun!

  2. A little pricey but could be cool

  3. How u download the auto tour to play in car can someone help I bought for son bday

    • Hi Tara,
      Kidlist is not associated with Dinosaur Adventure in any way- we just announce kid-friendly things to do. We recommend that you contact Dinosaur Adventure or DuPage County Fairgrounds.

    • When you go on the site to purchase tickets there’s a link to download the audio

  4. Is this coming to Ohio?

  5. Does anyone have a discount code?

  6. Patricia LemelleWright | August 29, 2020 at 7:53 pm | Reply

    I purchased tickets and adventure packs (6) online and can find them online now. Will there be record at the affair of my purchase. I have the bank statement with purchase. Will I have to rebuy the tickets.

    • We’re sorry to hear that you are having trouble finding your tickets. Kidlist announces family-friendly fun and does not have any kind of association with Dinosaur Adventure, so we recommend contacting them to resolve your issue.

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