Jun 23, 2014

"Summer Starts Here" OC Fair - Ticket Giveaway

OC Fair Grounds - 88 Fair Dr., Costa Mesa, CA 92626
July 11 - August 10, 2014

Get your tastes buds and walking shoes ready because the OC Fair is back for 2014!

This years fair will include:
 various food vendors (hello, delicious funnel cakes!)
• competitions
 concerts and action sports events
• exhibits (centennial farm, wine competition, explorium & more) 


  • Opening Day (July 11) - FREE admission & parking (noon - 1pm)
  • Military & Veterans  -FREE active military & veteran admission w/ID. 
  • Read & Ride - Read 2 books for 3 carnival rides (ages 5-11). Submit book reports to the information booth @Centennial Farm for FREE ride tickets. (valid July 11 - Aug 10)
  • EVERY Wednesday - $30 Unlimited carnival ride wristband (sold until 5pm & valid until 8pm - plus 2 FREE games)
  • We Care Wednesday - FREE admission and 1 carnival ride per person every Wednesday w/donation (donations change weekly. click link above to view donations)
    • July 16 (noon - 3pm) - Food Drive: FREE admission w/donation of 5 cans of food.
    • July 23 (noon - 3pm) - Children's Book Drive: FREE admission w/donation of 1 new children's book or 3 gently used children's books.
    • July 30 (noon - 3pm) - Clothing Drive: FREE admission with donation of 5 new or gently used clothing items.
    • August 6 (noon - 3pm) - School Supply Drive: FREE admission w/donation of NEW school supplies valued at $5 or more. Receipt required. Accepted items: pens/pencils/crayons, notebooks/notebook paper, school backpacks.
  • EVERY Thursday - $30 Unlimited carnival ride wristband. (sold until 5pm and valid until 8pm - plus 2 FREE games)
  • EVERY Thursday - Kids Day: Children 12 & under are FREE all day.
  • EVERY Friday - Seniors Day (60+): $2 off senior admission. FREE Ferris wheel and merry-go-round rides all day.
  • EVERY Friday (noon - 4pm) - $2 Taste of Food Fair
  • EVERY Saturday & Sunday - Rise & Shine: $3 general admission (10am -11am). Discounted tickets are sold until 11am and must be used by noon on the same day.

Fair Info 

OC Fair Grounds - 88 Fair Dr., Costa Mesa, CA 92626
July 11 - August 10, 2014 (Open Wednesday - Sunday)
              Wednesday - Friday: Noon - Midnight
              Saturday & Sunday: 10am - Midnight

General (13-59) - $12
Senior (60+) - $7
Youth (6 - 12) - $7
Children 5 and under are FREE

Super Pass:
Buy the exclusive Super Pass and enjoy admission to the 2014 OC Fair for all 23 days! Must be purchased in person at OC Fair box office or online. Includes: admission all 23 days, express entry at all gates, 2-for-1 tickets for select Pacific Amphitheater/Hanger and Action Sports Arena concerts, 20% off OC Fair merchandise, and carnival value book.
General admission: $35
Senior: $28
Youth: $28

Parking Rates:
General parking passenger cars: $10
General parking buses & limos: $20
Pacific Amphitheater VIP: $30
*Parking is CASH ONLY. There is no in-and-out parking privileges.

Purchase tickets at the OC Fair box office, ticketmaster or call 800-745-3000.


One lucky person will win a family 4-pack of general admission tickets!

Giveaway will end on Monday, July 7 @11:59 pm (pst). 
Winner will be notified via email and must respond within 48 hours or a new winner will be chosen. Tickets will be delivered to the winner by OC Fair and/or held at will call.

Disclosure: Giveaway is hosted by OC Fair. SoCal Blog was provide with complimentary tickets to the OC Fair. 


  1. I love the food!!!! Oh and the baby piglets.

    Debnmike moretti

  2. I love the rides and the exhibits at the fair...

  3. The food! ...and the petting zoo.

  4. the exhibits and of course the food!

  5. I love trying new foods! The music is always nice too :)

  6. yummy food & seeing my daughters excitement on the rides

  7. Binge on the fried food, of course! Had the fried cookie dough there last year- AMAZING!

  8. Favorite thing to do is go and try all the fried food!