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Family Guide to The 2013 OC Fair

2013 OC Fair

One of our favorite summer activities is finally here – The OC Fair! Time to get ready for some deep-fried food, fantastic entertainment and thrilling rides. We have a full family guide to the 2013 OC Fair to help with getting the most of your visit this year.



The OC Fair will be in Orange County from July 12th through August 11th (open Wednesday through Sunday). The hours are Wednesday through Friday from noon to midnight, and Saturday through Sunday from 10am to midnight. The OC Fair will be closed on Monday and Tuesday.

OC Fair

Ticket Prices

General admission (13-59) is $11, Seniors (60+) $8, Children (6-12) $6, and children under the age of 5 are free. Tickets are available for purchase at the box office or online at There is no service charge for purchasing tickets at Ticketmaster (just choose the “TicketFast” print-at-home option to waive the service fee).



Parking at the OC Fair is cash only! General admission is $10 for cars, and $20 for buses and limos. Parking at the Pacific Amphitheatre VIP is $30. (There is no in and out parking privileges) During the weekends there is off-site parking available at the Experian parking structure located off the Bristol Street exit off the 405 freeway. There is a complimentary shuttle from 10am to 1am.



The OC Fair is located at 100 Fair Drive in Costa Mesa. Guest services can be reached at (714) 708-1500.


OC Fair App

The 2013 OC Fair has gone digital with their new app. The app features a day planner, interactive map, promotions and latest news. Guests can even purchase tickets to the OC Fair through the app!


Super Pass

Families can purchase a Super Pass to get admission to the OC fair for all 23 days. Tickets are $35 for ages 13-59, $30 for seniors over the age of 60, and $25 for children ages 6-12. The Super Pass includes daily admission, express entry at all gates, 2-for-1 tickets at select Pacific Amphitheatre concerts, carnival coupon book, and more. The Super Pass can be purchased at the OC Fair box office.



There is a large variety of food for families to enjoy throughout the fair. Coolers are not allowed inside of the fair, but snacks in small plastic containers for children are welcome. Entertainment and show information is available online at or via the new 2012 OC Fair App.

Facts, photos and information provided by The OC Fair.

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