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2015 OC Fair Deals and Discounts


The time has come for the event of the summer to start, the 2015 OC Fair. This year is going to be “one big party” as the fair offers guests a ton more fun with multiple deals and discounts. The fair opens this Friday, July 17th and continues until Sunday, August 16th offering families food, fun, games and endless fun.

The savings begin with an hour of free admission and parking on Friday, July 17th from noon-1pm.


Discounted Admission Days

  • Every Thursday, children 12 and younger are free all day for Kids Days.
  • Children 5 and younger are free every day.
  • On Fridays, Fairgoers 60 and older receive a $2 discount on their Senior admission ticket ($5 ticket) plus free Ferris wheel and merry-go-round rides all day on Seniors Day.
  • Active-duty U.S. military and veterans receive free Fair admission every day with a valid military ID (DD-214 form is accepted as proof of military service. Offer not valid for spouses or dependents.)


Carnival & Games

  • Thrill seekers can save in both the main and kiddie carnival with $2 Rides & $2 Games on Fridays from Noon-4 p.m.
  • $30 Unlimited Ride Wristbands on Wednesdays and Thursdays (sold until 5 p.m. and valid until 8 p.m.)
  • Children can receive three free carnival rides though the Read and Ride program, where children ages 5-11 submit book reports for free carnival tickets. The required book report form is available online at


Food Fridays
Taste your way through the Fair for only $2 a sample during the $2 Taste of Fair Food promotion. Most Fair food vendors will feature a $2 taste on their menu every Friday from Noon-4 p.m. Fair admission required.


We Care Wednesday Donation Drives (Every Wednesday from noon-3pm)
Bring in the specific donations on the specific date for free admission and one free carnival ride per person (with required donation.)

  • Food Drive: Bring 5 cans of food on July 22nd from noon-3pm
  • Children’s Book Drive: Bring 3 new or gently used children’s books July 29th from noon-3pm
  • Clothing Drive: Bring 5 new or gently used clothing items on August 5th from noon-3pm
  • School Supply Drive: Bring school supply item(s) valued at $5 or more. Receipt is required for proof of value. Items Accepted: pens, pencils, crayons, notebooks, notebook paper, backpacks, colored pencils, markers, pencil boxes, pocket folders. August 12th from noon to 3pm


Transportation Deals

OC Fair Express: Receive a coupon for $3 general admission when using a special route directly to the Fair from 9 different OCTA transit locations ($2 for one-way and $4 for round-trip).Visit for transit locations.

The OC Fair Express runs at these times during the OC Fair:

Friday: 12 noon – 12 midnight
Saturday: 10 am – 12 midnight
Sunday: 10 am – 12 midnight


We look forward to seeing you this summer at the 2015 OC Fair!

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