Whether you’re a once a year goer or you get that pass and head to the fair every moment you can – everyone loves the OC Fair. We’ve gathered some insider tips and tricks to help you get the most out of your visit(s) this year. | 7/12/2019 – 8/11/2019
This year’s theme “Acres of Fun”, focusing on the land and environment, celebrating Orange County’s agricultural roots.
“We are very excited to show our guests how to have ‘Acres of Fun’ this summer at the OC Fair,” said Kathy Kramer, OC Fair & Event Center CEO. “We love showcasing agriculture and educating the public about our rich heritage – it’s our mission and our passion. I look forward to having a great Fair that helps fund our community give-back programs and provides terrific family fun.”
Saving on Admission
Fairgoers can save money on admission and tickets. There are so many great opportunities to do so and if you plan ahead, you can maximize the savings. Other popular discounts and promotions will be back, including the opening day Free Till Three deal, the Read and Ride program for children and We Care Wednesdays offering free admission and a carnival ride to fairgoers who bring donations for local nonprofits. There will also be seniors days, kids days and discount days for carnival ride wristbands. Admission for veterans, members of the military and children age five and younger are always free. As you can see, there’s more than one way to get around the full price of admission!
Saving on Parking
General parking is $10 every day. you can always park for free offsite at some of the free parking lots and walk to the Fair. or you can get FREE Off-Site Parking on Saturday & Sunday and Free shuttle service from 10 a.m. to 1 a.m. at the Experian parking structure located off the Bristol Street exit of the 405 Freeway. follow the signs to “Experian.”
The OC Fair Express costs $2 each way, or 75¢ for seniors 60+ and persons with disabilities. when you ride the OC Fair Express, you will receive a coupon for $4 OC Fair admission, that’s a $10 savings! OC Fair Express buses depart from nine locations on Saturdays and Sundays throughout the duration of the Fair. if riding Metrolink, you can connect to the OC Fair Express at the Anaheim Canyon, Santa Ana, Irvine or Anaheim-ARTIC Metrolink stations. show your valid Metrolink ticket and ride the bus for free.
Find Out Even More
For the nitty-gritty info, you can go to any of the following links – hopefully, we see you at the fair!