July 7, 2013 by daniele holmberg

Turkey leg YUM!!! OC Fair 2012

Turkey leg YUM!!! OC Fair 2012

The Orange County Fair is almost here and I have some exciting news for you! I am giving away two tickets to this awesome event in this post, so read my post for further for details! If you are anything like me, I absolutely love the county fair and every time it comes around, I am excited to attend as many times as I possibly can!!  The Orange County Fair 2013 will be held where it is held every year, at the Orange County Fairgrounds and Events Center in Costa Mesa on 88 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa, CA 92626.  This year the fair dates will be from Friday, July 12th through Sunday, August 11th.  Hours are Wednesdays through Fridays from noon to midnight & Saturdays & Sundays from 10am to midnight.  General admission is 411, Seniors 60 + – $8& children, ages 6-12 – $6.  Parking for cars is $10 & buses $20.

Dating my husband in early years - Personality Analysis Truck OC Fair 2003
Dating my husband in early years – Personality Analysis Truck OC Fair 2003
Red Velvet Funnel Cake 2012 OC FAIR FOOD

Red Velvet Funnel Cake 2012 OC FAIR FOOD

Go to website for further deals about discounted/free admissions by clicking here: FAIR PROMOTIONS or see my table of promotions below!

Opening Day – Free Opening Hour Friday, July 12th from Noon – 1pm – FREE entry to the fair! FREE admission & Parking!
We Care Wednesday *1 FREE admission & 1 FREE carnival ride per person with donation. Go to link for list of donation days here: WEDNESDAY DONATION LIST* $30 Unlimited Carnival Rides Wristband – plus 2 FREE games
Thursday * Kids Day – Free admission for kids 12 + all day* $30 Unlimited Carnival Rides Wristband – plus 2 FREE games
Friday *Seniors Day (60 +) $2 off senior admission plus FREE Ferris wheel & merry-go-round rides all day*$2 Taste of fair food – Sample fair food 12-4pm*$2 rides & $2 games – sold until 4pm
Saturday & Sunday Rise & Shine – $3 general admission between 10 & 11am only
OC Fair Express Shuttle Service When using shuttle service, riders receive a coupon for $3 admission. For more details & bus fare info, go to these links: OC FAIR EXPRESS & METROLINK TRAINS
Super Pass Receive general admission to the fair for the full 23 days for one price! General – $5, Senior (60+) $30, & Youth (6-12) $20 To see details about super pass go here: SUPER PASS
Super Pass Baby!!!

Super Pass Baby!!!

Cinderella Show OC Fair Pacific Amphitheater 2012

Cinderella Show OC Fair Pacific Amphitheater 2012

There are some awesome bands to check out this year at the OC Fair & Events Center/Pacific Amphitheater and when purchasing tickets for a show, you get free fair admission as well.  For summer concert options at the Pacific Amphitheater, see link here: PACIFIC AMPHITHEATER SHOWS  Last year, I went with my husband and some friends to see the old 80’s hair band Cinderella and it was a blast!

Late 90's Old School OC Fair with friends

Late 90′s Old School OC Fair with friends

There will be several new food stations to offer their delicious yummy fried goodness, as well as some healthy options as well…believe it or not, this does occur! :) To see my review of last year’s fair food, go to link here: OC FAIR 2012 OC Fairgrounds also has an awesome New Years Eve Event later in the year.  For details about that event last year see here: NEW YEARS EVE AT OC FAIRGROUNDS 2012 

OC Fairgrounds New Years Eve Block Party with friends 2012

OC Fairgrounds New Years Eve Block Party with friends 2012

OC Fair Fun with friends 2011

OC Fair Fun with friends 2011

Now for the fun part…how to get in the fair for free!! :)  I am giving away a pair of two Orange County Fair Tickets 2013 that are valid to be used on any day to get into the fair.  To enter my contest all you have to do is follow the rules in the giveaway here: a Rafflecopter giveaway
I will select a winner and announce them on my blog and my facebook page on Sunday, July 14th and mail them out asap which gives everyone one full week to enter! Good luck everyone!! What I have to say: See my About me section for contest disclosures HERE.  To enter another contest after entering mine to double your chances of winning, go to my husband’s blog & check out his contest through link here:  Another OC Fair FREE ticket giveaway.

Winning stuffed toys at the OC Fair with my BFF 2007

Winning stuffed toys at the OC Fair with my BFF 2007

OC Fair with Friends 2012

OC Fair with Friends 2012

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220 thoughts on “OC Fair FREE TICKETS GIVEAWAY 2013

  1. Monica Lee says:

    Have been going to the OC fair for years! Can’t wait to try all the new things. Especially red velvet funnel cake!!

  2. Susan Strano says:

    What’s your most favorite suggestions for Fair Food….1st to last?

    • I love the gyros and the red velvet funnel cakes and the Australian chips with ranch and cheese dips the best…ooohhhh and the turkey leg…who am I to kid? There is no making a list for me of fair foods I love..There are just too many:)

  3. Alex Bernstein says:

    One of my favorite memories is my son in the Knott’s pie eating contest.

  4. Darlene Quan says:

    I like to go to the Orange County fair each year. I have almost everything they are selling there. I always go to see what’s new. I also love to eat. Corn on the cob first, desserts, then food.

  5. Kyle Miller says:

    I wish I could tell you about my favorite OC Fair moment but unfortunately I can not. I have never been to the OC Fair since I have just move from Ohio to California in June but if I was to go the best moment would be going there with my girlfriend on a date.

  6. Farah says:

    The OC fair is our favorite family outing. No matter what is going on in life we can count on the OC Fair to put a smile on our face and my little one just has a blast! Plus it come during our birthday each year so it’s a great way to celebrate!

  7. Can’t wait to create new memories with my boys….foodies in training. LOL

  8. Thank you to all of my entrants! The winner is Michelle Nicole Robb. Thank you for participating and stay tuned for future articles all about awesome places, living champagne dreams on a beer budget, and of course more contests!! :)

  9. I’ve been to county fairs the world over — at least the equivalent of county fairs — and this one looks like a winner! Love the little piggies, Dani, they give it that traditional touch! ;-)

  10. virtualgurus says:

    Red velvet funnel cake? My husband doesnt like funnel cake… but he loves red velvet…. I bet he’d try one of those!

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