Join Imaginology at the OC Fair & Event Center where youth of all ages can explore the professional fields of science, technology, engineering and more through hands-on workshops.
Celebrate the Easter Festival at the OC Marketplace with a free kids entertainment area that includes face painting, lemonade, ice cream, music, plus an Easter Bunny photo booth.
This long running show gathers pet enthusiasts for three days of family fun—all honoring the health and well-being of your furry, four-legged, finned and feathered friends.
Produced by 626 Night Market, OC Night Market features 200+ food, merchandise, crafts, arts, games, music, and entertainment attractions in an event that appeals to all ages.
All-levels yoga class designed for students to stretch their bodies in interactive poses with the newborn goats. Children (ages 9+) are also invited to attend classes with and adult.
The festival will have sheep herding, World Championship Highland dancing, Irish Step dancing, Scottish Heavy Athletics , and you can enjoy an authentic Scottish meal with items like Scotch meat pies and haggis.
OC Night Market features 200+ food, merchandise, crafts, arts, games, music, and entertainment attractions in an epic event that appeals to all ages.
Orange County’s favorite 4th-of-July celebration! The highly acclaimed “Hotel California” band headlines our extravaganza with mega-hits. Plus enjoy patriotic favorites, our traditional salute to the U.S. armed forces and a brilliant fireworks finale!
The annual OC Fair offers 23 days and nights of fun! Check out barns full of animals, zany and delish food, concerts under the stars, midway games and rides, action-packed sports, acres of shopping and more.
The OC Fair offers 23 days and nights of food, rides, exhibits, animals, music, action sports, concerts and fun! Today, receive free admission and parking from noon - 3 p.m.
Witness high-flying action as daredevil motorcycle riders defy the laws of gravity while grabbing big air and performing jaw-dropping flips and stunts.
Speedway racing features motorcycles that are modified to make tight turns all without the assistance of brakes on a dirt track plus sidecar races.
Donate to the chosen charity and receive FREE admission to the OC Fair. Donations are accepted at the blue, yellow or green gate only.
For Kids Day at the OC Fair, kids ages 12 and under are admitted free! You can also purchase $3 Taste of the Fair food samples from noon - 4 p.m. and $35 unlimited carnival ride wristbands from noon - 5 p.m.
Experience the raw power and car-crushing fury of some of the world's most awe-inspiring monster trucks.
The traditional rodeo gets turned up a notch for two nights of Extreme Rodeo, featuring wild antics like Ring of Fire, Toro Totter, and Bull Poker.
Rodeo fans, throw on your boots and biggest belt buckles for two nights of bronc and bull riding excitement.
The 5K will take place through the OC fair grounds in conjunction with the OC Fair. Come for fun for the whole family with games, prizes, and lots of fun!
See the beautiful talents and skill of the charro, a Mexican horseman or cowboy typically dressed in an elaborately decorated outfit
Watch motor homes (August 7 and 9) and cars (August 8, 10 and 11) get crunched at the Demolition Derby at the OC Fair's Action Sports Arena.
Travel to a galaxy far far away as Pacific Symphony performs John Williams’ legendary score live while the iconic film is projected on a giant high-definition screen.
The show features exhibitors, live entertainment, strolling performers, a kids zone with interactive activities and specialty foods.
The Centennial Farm 30th Anniversary Community BBQ and Hoedown is a family-friendly event with food, entertainment, games, farm tours and more for adults and children. The event will be held at Centennial Farm, the year-round working farm at the OC Fair & Event Center in Costa Mesa.
Kids and kids at heart can enjoy rides, games, a petting zoo, inflatable jump house, slides and an awesome pumpkin patch with thousands of pumpkins of all shapes and sizes.
Touch-a-Truck is an interactive hands-on experience where children can learn about their favorite trucks and vehicles, honk their horns, and interact with the drivers.
Celebrate one of the largest Japanese cultural festival in Southern California. Enjoy the experience of shopping, tasting and learning about Japanese culture.
Celebrate healthy eating and conscious living with a lineup of guest speakers, musical entertainment, cooking demos, a cruelty-free marketplace, food vendors and a kids' area with fun and engaging activities.
Visitors can interact with these huge creatures, learn about them and even ride a few. It features realistic scenes, enormous dinosaurs, cute baby dinosaurs and lots of fun activities for kids of all ages.
This event features 150 handcraft artists, confectioners, bakers and beautiful selections of holiday decor, ornaments and gifts, tamales, hand-dipped decorated apples and more!
Repticon Los Angeles will be two days of thrilling reptiles, amphibians, exotic pets, pet products, educational seminars, door prizes, and much more.
Join the OC Fair and Event Center for a free Veterans Day community celebration featuring free hot dogs for all attendees, family-friendly activities, entertainment and a Veterans Resource Fair.
Ice tubing, massive snow play and slide area, outdoor ice rink, nightly Christmas tree lighting celebration with a parade, fireworks and snow flurries, a not-to-be-missed experience with Santa and his reindeer flying over the fairgrounds, plus a new light maze and wintery attractions, over 20 carnival rides, festive entertainment, seasonal eateries, visits with Santa and so much more.
Listen to traditional Christmas songs played by seasoned tuba players of all ages, arriving from throughout the Southland for this annual event.
Santa and his Reindeer will fly over the fairgrounds for the last time this year before heading to your home and then back to the North Pole for a much needed rest. Enjoy a holiday parade, tree lighting, fireworks and snow flurries.
December 31: Ring in the New Year not once, but twice, with a special countdown, Orange Ball drop, fireworks and an unforgettable balloon drop at both 6pm and midnight. Multiple live bands will be playing to commemorate the end of the year, and the start of a new one.
Tết, short for Tết Nguyên Đán, is the Vietnamese Lunar New Year, the most important holiday in Vietnamese culture. Tết celebrates the arrival of a new spring where families reunite, enjoy each other’s company, forget about the troubles of the previous year and look forward to a better upcoming year.
February 8-9: Each show features hundreds of tables of trains and accessories for sale, huge operating exhibits and more. Activities for kids include a riding train and interactive exhibits where kids can operated part of a layout or race model trains or cars.