OC Fair & Event Center

OC Fair & Event Center

Event Space, Fair, and Concert Hall
88 Fair Dr (at Newport Blvd), Costa Mesa, CA 92626, United States
Hours:
Closed until Noon (Show more)
  • Wed–Fri
    • Noon–Midnight
  • Sat–Sun
    • 10:00 AM–Midnight
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. American Express)

Home of the annual OC Fair.

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  • fried butter
  • deep fried klondike
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  • Sony

    Congrats on running the craziest 5K of your life! Grab a banana or some protein at the finish line to replenish….you deserve it. #Walkman Read more

    Sony · November 30, 2012
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  • OC Weekly

    What a better way to spend a summer day or night than at the annual OC Fair! With delicious, unique, mouth watering fair food, rides, games, concerts and more, the family will have a blast!

    OC Weekly · April 9, 2013
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  • OC Fair & Event Center

    Every Thursday from 9-2 is the Farmer's Market at the Oc Fair & Event Center

    OC Fair & Event Center · September 9, 2010
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  • Brent H.

    Don't buy $11 beers, BYOB!!!

    Brent Harrison · February 20, 2010
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  • Daniel p.

    acropolis records will be booking the biggest halloween party of Orange County!

    Daniel park · September 21, 2010
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  • Mike C.

    I like beer

    Mike Cutts · July 14, 2013
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  • OC Weekly

    From games, rides, concerts, shows, and who can forget the unforgettable fair food, there is always something to do at the OC Fair. You’ll find this spot enjoyable as well as extremely entertaining!

    OC Weekly · April 3, 2013
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  • OC Fair & Event Center

    Our New Year's Eve Block Party is approaching! Tickets on sale now. Follow OC Fair NEw Year's Eve Block Party on foursquare for updates.

    OC Fair & Event Center · November 8, 2012
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  • R.

    Food Trucks every Thursday 11-2. Free admission +parking.

    R. · May 12, 2011
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  • Annmarie H.

    Visit Animal Care Center of Huntington Beach's Booth during Americas Family Pet Expo for a free new client exam and enter to win free prizes like an iPod, frontline and more April 16-18

    Annmarie Hill · April 17, 2010
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  • Mary D.

    Gotta have the Chocolate Covered Bacon!! Delish!

    Mary D · February 19, 2010
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  • Jenn

    The deep fried Snickers & chocolate covered bacon were good, but Chicken Charlie's fried zucchini & Juicy's BBQ turkey leg are must haves at the OC Fair!

    Jenn · July 25, 2011
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  • Garry S.

    fried snickers are the best!!!

    Garry Suharli · August 9, 2010
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  • Jeff O.

    Deep fried kool aid!

    Jeff Ovalle · July 15, 2011
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  • R.

    Every Thursday 11-2 Food Truck Fare w gourmet trucks & Farmers Market (9-1). Free entry/parking.

    R. · April 11, 2011
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  • DMSR 3.

    Too many fried foods and everything is HUGE...do we really need BIG food? Then they wonder why people are overweight.

    DMSR 3121 · August 9, 2010
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  • Lucas V.

    I WILL become mayor here

    Lucas Vocos · July 23, 2010
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  • Josh L.

    Totally fried avocados were totally hella good!

    Josh Ling · July 18, 2009
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  • Chris G.

    One of the greatest fairs in the country.

    Chris G · December 1, 2010
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  • Boutiquing E.

    Every Thursday the food trucks line up - stop by for nomnom lunch options!

    Boutiquing Erin · November 11, 2010
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  • Slamm A.

    More Bacon than you can shake a stick at!!

    Slamm Andrews · July 28, 2013
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  • Craig G.

    Get there before 11am on weekends & the entry fare is on $3 instead of $11

    Craig Gomez · July 14, 2013
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  • Rachel

    Bah!! Beer is so expensive! Bring your own in a styrofoam cup or something

    Rachel · July 13, 2013
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  • Matthew A.

    Deep fried chocolate covered bacon ftw. And also, PIG RACING!

    Matthew Allen · August 9, 2010
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  • Jeanette R.

    Make sure to try the chocolate covered bacon!

    Jeanette Rodriguez · August 1, 2010
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  • samson g.

    u can bring it own drinks in bottles or containers.

    samson gonzales · July 21, 2010
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  • Christine T.

    Get in free today with 5 cans of food!

    Christine Thomas · July 21, 2010
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  • Kristina R.

    My favorite time of year is fair season!! My favorite fair food= fried pickles. A good place to spend a cheat day from your diet.

    Kristina Roman · August 5, 2013
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  • Denise P.

    Great place for entertainment! !

    Denise Perez · July 15, 2013
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  • Ari K.

    Bacon bombs!!

    Ari Klusmeyer · July 15, 2013
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  • Shannon J.

    when enjoyin ur dog don't sit downwind of the turkey leg smoker. You'll smell like a monster turkey leg all night long. Boy, I can't wait to get n my bed alone with my dogs (can u say "action" 2nite)

    Shannon Jacquez-Jaramillo · July 13, 2013
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  • Denise P.

    Going tomorrow to see Steel Pulse....hope the weather is good!!

    Denise Perez · July 12, 2013
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  • OC Fair & Event Center

    The 2012 OC Fair is July 13-August 12. "Home Sweet Home"

    OC Fair & Event Center · June 7, 2012
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  • nick g.

    Most of the parking lot attendants are idiots.

    nick garcia · August 5, 2011
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  • Kenneth C.

    Fried oreos will change your life.

    Kenneth Cannatelli · July 16, 2011
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  • Tuan T.

    Deep fried koolaid

    Tuan Tran · July 16, 2011
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  • Chris G.

    The OC Fair is amazing. Make sure you check it out.

    Chris G · December 1, 2010
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  • Bryan H.

    Weird al?

    Bryan Helms · August 15, 2010
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  • Bety

    88 Fair Drive Costa Mesa, Ca

    Bety · August 8, 2010
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  • Dwayne B.

    The chocolate-covered bacon is great! The deep-fried butter... meh.

    Dwayne Boring · August 2, 2010
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  • Christopher

    Free spinal exams at Klopfer Chiropractic booth. Got mine, it was awesome!

    Christopher · July 18, 2010
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  • rene r.

    chocolate covered bacon and fried twinkies!! Nothing better then a good ol' American Fair.

    rene rosado · July 17, 2010
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  • @Ubiquese h.

    Come every summer, always have a great time with the family.

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  • Tatiana P.

    Craft beer is by the main event stage! Don't miss it, and don't get stuck with crap!

    Tatiana Peavey · August 14, 2014
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  • Chris B.

    Fun times at the OC fair! The shops and wine tasting. And the collectable wine glasses are riedel

    Chris B · August 11, 2014
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  • Greg J.

    Wooohooooo

    Greg Jenness · August 9, 2014
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  • Rj S.

    Pizza's okay!

    Rj St Thomas · August 9, 2014
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  • Rj S.

    Get the Giant Western sausage!

    Rj St Thomas · August 9, 2014
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  • Meredith M.

    Funnel cake is a fair must-have.

    Meredith Maimoni · August 8, 2014
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  • Suhail L.

    Felices!! 🎠

    Suhail Luna · August 8, 2014
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