Youth Expo: Free at the Orange County Fairgrounds

Mark your calendars, because this is one experience you do not want to miss. The Orange County Fairgrounds hosts the Youth Expo Experience 2011: Barn to be Wild on April 9th through the 10th.  This fun event is geared for kiddos of all ages. Bring your preschooler or your teenager, they will all have a great time.

This is  a FREE event and will feature :

  • exhibits
  • 4H competitions
  • Live entertainment
  • Free Hay Rides
  • Guided  tours of Centennial Farms
  • Magic show
  • Live working farm demos including cow milking
  • Petting baby chicks
  • Scavenger Hunts
  • Crafts
  • Petting Zoo
  • Little Tots Play Zone and Pretend Farm
  • Prehistoric Pets
  • Food trucks
  • Hands on science demos/exhibits
  • and much much more!

Admission to the event is free. All you have to do is pay $ 5 for parking. For additional info head here.

I have two little animal/farm lovers that I can’t wait to take! This is going to be a super fun event that you do not want to miss!

What: Youth Expo- Barn to be Wild

Where: Orange County Fairgrounds.

88 Fair Drive
Costa Mesa, CA 92626-6598
(714) 708-3247

When: April 8th* to April 10th

*April 8th is for school field trips only


Centennial Farm – Always Fun and Free

Do you have kiddos that love farm animals? Looking for something fun and free to do with the little ones? Then you have to make sure to check out Centennial Farm at the Orange County Fairgrounds. I love this little farm and have taken my kiddos a few times and they have had a blast!

The Centennial Farm is a real working farm. They have cows, chickens, sheep, goats, pigs, chickens and other animals. You can get up close and pet many of them. There are also live demonstrations during the week.

The best park is that admission to the Centennial Farm and parking are Free, unless there is a special event going on. Centennial Farms is open:

Monday – Friday, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday, 9 a. m. – 4 p.m.

To learn more about this fun little outing, head here.