grounds entertainment

Enjoy our wandering entertainers and shows during the fair. You’ll encounter the surreal spectacle of the Dragon Knights, the percussive thunder of the Street Drum Corps, the New Orleans swing of the Red Light Brass Band, the beguiling Conjurer, and the Clown Patrol featuring Tadpole, Katie, VeeKay, Ravioli and Sparkles Delight found daily throughout the fairgrounds.


Russell Brothers CircusRussell Brothers Circus
The Russell Brothers Family Fun Circus is a family-owned performance group offering OC Fairgoers an entertaining circus show complete with an actual Big Top. People of all ages will enjoy the father-son duo’s magic tricks, illusions, juggling acts, balancing feats, colorful clowns, performing birds and acrobatics.

                                           Show times:  Noon, 2 p.m., 3:30 p.m., 5 p.m., 6:30 p.m., 8 p.m. 
                                           Location:  near Green Gate


1512469_698101983574084_1220109218_nXPogo Stunt Team
The Xpogo Stunt Team is the best extreme pogo performance team in the world, jumping over 9 feet in the air on next-generation pogo sticks while throwing down flips and incredible tricks.

Show times: 1:25 p.m., 3:25 p.m., 5:25 p.m.
                                        Location:  Plaza Pacifica


Hillia-525x273Hilary Matson: Hula Hoop Extraordinaire
Be enchanted by a trio of hula hoop masters.

Show times: three performances between 7 and 10 p.m. 
Location:  Plaza Pacifica


Magic Bean

The Magic Bean
July 26-Aug. 13
The perfect blend of education and entertainment with a theme of “from the farm to the kitchen,” children will learn things that never crossed their little minds.

Show times: 1:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m., 6:30 p.m.
Location:  Livestock