Win FREE TICKETS NOW to the OC Fair and Promotions and Deals for 2014


July 2, 2014 by danisdecadentdeals


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OC Fair Logo

One of my favorite events of the year is coming up shortly!  This event is the one and only OC Fair that takes place every year at Orange County Fairgrounds located in Costa Mesa, California at 88 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa, California 92626. Every year I have loads of fun at this fair and have been going since I was a small child and grew up in the area! Filled with delicious foods, rides, games, competitions and more, the OC Fair is the place to go!  The fair will be taking placer from Friday, July 11 – Sunday, August 10th this year and it will be a blast! 

oc fair promotions and deals, oc fair 2014

OC Fair Dates

I will be sharing all about the new foods offered at the fair in a future post and feel free to enter my ticket giveaway I do yearly below…There are so many fabulous deals and promotions available at the fair this Summer 2014!! OC Fair’s theme is “Summer Starts Here” and I cannot wait!!!  Hope to see you there!  Here are the fair deals for 2014 friends! Enjoy!!  If you want any more information about the Orange County Fair, click here: OC FAIR 

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Ready for Some Turkey Legs – OC Fair 2013

Opening Day!!

FREE Admission & Parking
July 11 (Noon – 1 pm)

Daily Deals

Active Military & Veterans
FREE Active Military & Veterans admission with I.D. Must Show Identification-Not Valid
for Spouses or Dependents


Read & Ride
Read 2 books for 3 carnival rides (ages 5-11)
Click here  to download book report form
Submit book reports to the Information Booth @ Centennial Farm for FREE ride tickets
(Valid July 11- August 10, 2014)

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Australian Battered Potatoes – OC Fair 2013


$30 Unlimited Carnival Ride Wristband
(Sold until 5 pm. Valid until 8 pm) – Plus 2 FREE games

We Care Wednesdays

FREE admission and 1 carnival ride per person every Wednesday with donation (donation changes weekly). 

*Acceptance of donated items is at the discretion of the OC Fair. Limited to 1 FREE admission and 1 carnival ride per person

Food Drive July 16 (noon – 3 pm)
FREE admission with donation of 5 cans of food

Children’s Book Drive July 23 (noon – 3 pm)
FREE admission with donation of 1 new children’s book
or 3 gently used children’s books

Clothing Drive July 30 (noon – 3 pm)
FREE admission with donation of 5 new or gently used clothing items

School Supply Drive August 6 (noon – 3 pm)
FREE admission with donation of NEW school supplies valued at $5 or more. Receipt required. 
Accepted items: 

  • pens/pencils/crayons
  • notebooks/notebook paper
  • school backpacks


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OC Fair Fun 2013


$30 Unlimited Carnival Ride Wristband
(Sold until 5 pm. Valid until 8 pm) – Plus 2 FREE Games

Kids Day
Children 12 & Under FREE Fair admission All day.

Shop ‘Til You Drop
Look for Olivia for special shopping deals with select vendors all day.

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Crazy Item Last Year – Chocolate Dipped Peppers – OC fair 2013


Seniors Day (60+)
$2 off senior admission
FREE Ferris wheel and merry-go-round rides all day

$2 Taste of Fair Food
Every Friday Noon – 4 pm

$2 Rides and $2 Games 
Every Friday Noon – 4 pm


oc fair promotions and deals, oc fair 2014

One of my Personal Faves – The Piglets – OC Fair 2013

Saturdays & Sundays

Rise & Shine
$3 general admission
(10 am a 11 am)
Discounted tickets are sold until 11 a.m. and must be used by noon on the same day

Transportation Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays

Ride with OC Fair Express
Catch the OC Fair Express at one of the eight convenient locations in Orange County with direct bus service to the OC Fair and save!

Price: $2 Each Way or $4 Round-Trip to the OC Fair
$3 OC Fair admission

Transit Locations: Anaheim, Fullerton, Huntington Beach, Irvine, Laguna Hills, Orange, Santa Ana, San Juan Capistrano

For more information, visit

Ride with Metrolink
Take Metrolink to the Anaheim Canyon, Santa Ana or Irvine Metrolink station and connect with OCTA’s 
OC Fair Express which provides direct bus service to the OC Fair. Just show your valid Metrolink ticket for a FREE ride to the OC Fair. 

oc fair promotions and deals, oc fair 2014

Every Year There is an Awesome Sand Castle – OC Fair 2013

Super Pass (Come to the fair for as many days as you want!!!)

Ages 13-59 – $35

Senior ages 60+ – $28

Children ages 6-12 – $28


  • Admission to OC Fair for all 23 days
  • Express entry at all gates
  • 2-For-1 tickets for select Pacific Amphitheatre, Hangar and Action Sports Arena concerts and events
  • 20% off OC Fair Merchandise (first purchase only)
  • 2014 OC Fair souvenir pin
  • Carnival value book

o    La Grande Wheel – buy one ride, get one ride free

o    Carnival Game – buy one game, get one game free

o    Free water bottle – when purchasing $10 worth of treats in the carnival

o    Buy a souvenir cup and get one free refill in the carnival

If you would like to win FREE TICKETS to the OC Fair this year, please enter my contest in Rafflecopter link below:

a Rafflecopter giveaway

If you like contests and great food and live in the OC area, feel free to also check out my contest currently going on to win a $50 gift card to pick up some take out from the delicious SOLITA in Huntington Beach.  Here is the link to go the article, read about it and enter:  WIN a $50 gift card from SOLITA.

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So Last Year I got a Little Hungry – OC Fair 2013

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91 thoughts on “Win FREE TICKETS NOW to the OC Fair and Promotions and Deals for 2014

  1. kungphoo says:

    This looks super fun.. I would l like to eat the big cupcake!

  2. tara pittman says:

    That is cool that they have those free days. Ours does not have free days

  3. Laurel Bill says:

    Those Australian battered potatoes sound like a great reason to go to the fair!

  4. I love taking my kids to fairs. Well they are older now and they don’t seem too interested anymore

  5. Dov Shapira says:

    That is one of the greatest fun someone may have
    No Turkey legs for me, too stringy
    The prices are awesome 🙂

  6. I love going to the OC fair! It is a lot more fun when you are saving money, Great picture with the goat!

  7. Sounds like some great summer fun!

  8. Jim Striegel says:

    Great deals you’ve shared with us. I wills share them too.

  9. Nice deals here. I really enjoy going to the fair.

  10. Marguerite says:

    Looks like a lot of fun. I wish I lived closer 😦 some if the food pics looked amazing

  11. Perfect event to join this summer!

  12. It will be fair time soon where I live. I love taking my kids to the fair! So much fun! Thanks for sharing these deals!

  13. Stephanie M says:

    I have not been to the fair and I live so close by. Definitely going this year for sure. Especially after reading this fried food guide:

  14. Crystal says:

    I’ve been to the fair! And I like to eat everything, but if I had to pick – garlic fries 🙂

  15. Cindi says:

    I love the Fair! My family goes every year to try out the awesome food!!

  16. Teri Martinez says:

    Love the kettle corn

  17. Judy Estrin says:

    Love the food! Especially the corn on the cob!!!

  18. Elaine Krajanowski says:

    Thanks for your tips! I am a turkey leg
    fan too! Going to get the new churro this year and I know something bacon!

  19. Darlene Carbajal says:

    I have never been there! It looks so much fun. I really wanna go!

  20. Felicia Esqueda says:

    Always a Corn dog, tradition.

  21. Elizabeth Wilson says:

    Loving this site!

  22. Elizabeth Wilson says:

    Loving this site – hope to see you on Aug 8th

  23. Brittany Garcia says:

    Thanks for all the info! I’m thinking of buying a pass but there are some really great deals. I donated some books last year, might do that again this year.

  24. hmcelfresh says:

    I love the fair! Every year we have to ride the ferris wheel. I think I’m stuck in the rut with Pink’s hot dogs. I’ll have to branch out this year and try a turkey drumstick or the Australian potatoes.

  25. Sarah spjut says:

    Thank for the info! I can’t go without deep fried Oreos!

  26. Dinah G says:

    I haven’t been to the OC Fair, but I’ve seen/read/heard about all the delicious food. Hope to try some of it!

  27. Lalita Malone says:

    Funnel cake and turkey leg are my favorite fair foods! Thanks for the ticket giveaway, Dani!

  28. I haven’t been to the fair in many years. I love the variety of food items though.

  29. R Lin says:

    The only place that I loved all the fried food.

  30. Amy T says:

    I haven’t been, but I love fair food and my absolute favorite is funnel cake, on the onion bloom! YUMMM!

  31. shannonR says:

    I went last year for the first and LOVE IT. It was so much fun and so many yummy food. I like their turkey legs and I want to try some of the deep fried food.

  32. Trina says:

    I love the deep fried Oreos.

  33. Justine Burgess says:

    bacon maple donuts!!!!

  34. danielle Marie says:

    nope but i did the sd fair this year. i love the deep fried oreos!!!


  35. Chau says:

    I’ve been to the fair before, and my favorite thing to eat are the Australian potatoes!

  36. I love to get the chocolate covered bacon bring it home to top my chocolate cupcake with maple icing! The OC Fair is so much fun for the entire family!

  37. Kristin says:

    Tasty Chips and the corn are the best!

  38. Samantha Garcia says:

    I love this fair. My dad has been going for about 40 years and I be been going all my life.

  39. Heather Mempin says:

    Funnel Cakes!! Every visit to the fair calls for a Funnel Cake and Turkey Legs. My son loves the giant corndogs, and my husband loves anything barbecued. Fun times at the fair!

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  41. Heather Miller says:

    I love the OC fair! Would love to win this for my daughter to be able to go! By the way-my most favorite fair food is the deep fried avocado. So delicious!

  42. Melanie R says:

    This would be awesome! I have a gaggle of kids and the prices are crazy for rides this year!

    • I totally agree with you. Check out the promotions and deals section of my article…as many rides as you want with a purchase of a $30 wristband on Wednesdays only:) Good luck in contest:)

  43. Jen says:

    Love the fair!

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  45. Jenessa Eneim says:

    You have to try the mexican funnel cake. Churro batter shaped like a funnel cake topped with strawberries and whipped cream. It’s the ONLY reason I go to the fair!

  46. Kayley says:

    I haven’t been there, but would love to check it out. The chocolate-dipped berries from your post look good. 🙂

  47. I’ve never been to the OC fair! Sounds like fun!

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