The Orange County Fair and Giveaway!

That’s one big wheel!

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We love the Orange County Fair and look forward to it every single year. It is definitely a Summer tradition for our family.  This year’s theme is , “One Big Party”, and it definitely promises to be better than ever! The Orange County Fair will run from July 17th to August 16th. The fair will be open from Wednesday to Sunday. The fair is open from noon to midnight Wednesday to Friday and from 10am to midnight on Saturday-Sunday. Admission is

  • $12 for ages 13 and up
  • Kids 6-12 are $7
  • Seniors (60+) are $7
  • Kiddos 5 and under are Free

Parking is $10 and it is cash only. Getting to the fair can get a little pricey. However, you can definitely head to the fair on a budget.  Here are some of the promotions you can take advantage of.

  • Free admission and parking on opening day from noon to 1pm
  • Free admission for active duty military or veterans
  • Kids 5-11 can earn three free carnival rides by reading two books. Click here for the book form.
  • Kiddos are free on Thursdays all day long.
  •  $3 admission from 10-11am on weekends.

We Care Wednesdays – Free admission and 1 carnival ride with specific donations .  From noon to 3pm every Wednesday.

  • 7/22 – Food Drive – Donate 5 cans of food benefiting the Second Harvest Food Bank.
  • 7/29 – Children’s Book Drive – Donate three new or gently used children’s book.
  • 08/05 – Clothing Drive – Free admission with 5 new or gently used clothing.
  • 08/12 – School Supply Drive – Donate school supplies valued over $5.

There are a number of concerts that will also take place at the Pacific Amphitheater. Concert tickets include admission to the fair. It’s giveaway time! We’re giving away a 4 pack of tickets to the Austin Mahone concert/admission to the fair on August 16th. All you have to do is leave a comment letting me know what’s the one thing you look forward to at the fair. Giveaway ends on July 22nd at 11:59pm. Winner will be selected at random. Good luck!


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Wordless Wednesday: Sooooo Goood! #OCFair

OC Fair Food is the BEST!

OC Fair Food is the BEST!

A visit to the Orange County Fair is a summer tradition for many of us. My son couldn’t do many of the rides, but he didn’t care. He ate his way through the fair, and was happy as can be. I know some like the rides, games, entertainment… but not me, I go for the food. It’s so yum! I guess the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree. Just look at this kid!

The Orange County Fair is still in full swing. The fair is open Wednesday to Sunday, until August 11th. You still have time to go out and enjoy the Fair and some yumminess! Don’t forget about “We Care Wednesdays”. You can get in for Free with a donation. For additional info head here. Go out and have some fun!

OC Fair 2011: Let’s Eat! Plus how you can get in for FREE!

Nothing says summer to me like the Orange County Fair. Let’s Eat is this year’s theme and I think everyone is looking forward to doing just that at the OC Fair! The fair opens it’s doors on July 15th and goes on until August 14th.  The fair will be open from Wed through Sunday during this time.

Did you know you can get in for free on opening day during opening hour? You can park for free and receive admission on Friday, July 15th from noon to 1pm. You can also receive Free Admission and a carnival ride on Wednesday by doing something good! Win Win for everyone! We care Wednesdays are as follows:

Wednesday July 20th: Free Admission and carnival ride by bringing 5 cans of food that will benefit the Second Harvest Food Bank

Wednesday July 27th: Free Admission and carnival ride with the donation of 1 new children’s book or 3 gently used children’s books.

Wednesday August 3rd: Free Admission and carnival ride with the donation of 5 gently used clothing items

Wednesday August 10th: Free Admission and carnival ride with the donation of one new school supply valued at $3 or more.

Kids 5 to 12 are free on Thursdays and on the weekends you can get $2 admission during opening hour(10am to 11am)

I hope to see you there! We are heading there Saturday and we can’t wait! Have fun!

For additional info head here.