August

    Farmers Market

    A California-certified farmers’ market where genuine farmers sell fruits, nuts and vegetables directly to the public. Every farmer who sells at a certified market is inspected by the county agricultural commissioner. 

    When:  Thursdays, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

    Where:  OC Fair & Event Center – Lot D

    How much:  Free admission

    More information:  Visit Orange County Farm Bureau

    OC Market Place

    marketplaceAmerica’s most unique swap meet celebrates food, fun, value and the entrepreneurial spirit. Enjoy Cars & Coffee on Saturdays from 7 to 9 a.m.

    Hours:
    Saturday & Sunday, 7 a.m.-4 p.m.

    Prices:
    Admission: $2 (Children 11 & younger are free)
    Parking: Free

    More info:
    info@ocmarketplace.com
    Go to www.ocmarketplace.com to sign up for discounts

    Shoppers hotline: (949) 723-6616
    Vendor hotline: (949) 723-6606
    Corporate office: (949) 723-6660

    Crossroads of the West Gun Show

    gunshowOriginalTwo-day gun and western Americana show with guns, accessories, tactical gear, ammunition, safes, personal protection products and more.

    When: 
    Saturday, Aug. 19, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
    Sunday, Aug. 20, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

    Where: OC Fair & Event Center – Main Mall, Santa Ana Pavilion, OC Promenade and Costa Mesa, Huntington Beach, Los Alamitos and Anaheim Buildings

    How much: General admission, $18 (at the gates) / $16 (advance online); senior, $17 (at the gates) / $16 (advance online); parking is $8.
    Children 12 and younger are free when accompanied by a parent or guardian

    More information: Visit crossroadsgunshows.com, call (801) 544-9125 or email gunshows@crossroadsgunshows.com

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    SoCal World Guitar Show

    53505149_Logo Cal 3D Events 2International music swap meet, buy sell trade vintage new used rare guitars amps effects parts mandolins banjos ukes. Meet dealers, collectors, buyers, retail stores, authors, manufacturers, builders, appraisers. Public may bring items to sell/trade.

    When:
    Saturday, August 19, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. 
    Sunday, August 20, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

    Where:
    OC Fair & Event Center

    How much:
    General $20
    Children 11 & younger are free

    More information:
    www.calshows.tv
    show@stringswest.com
    (918) 288-2222

    Costa Mesa Speedway – Harley Night #2 / Sidecars

    speedway copyThe most exciting, colorful and unpredictable live action racing event in the nation. Costa Mesa Speedway has put fans right on top of all the action from the comfort of Arena style grandstand seating since 1969. Suitable for the whole family. June 22 features Harley Davidsons and Sidecars.

    When:
    Saturday, August 19, 6-10 p.m.

    Where:
    OC Fair & Event Center – Action Sports Arena

    How much:
    General $20
    Senior (65+) $15
    Junior (13-17) $15
    Child (3-12) $10
    Military with ID $15
    Children 2 & young are free
    Parking $8 (Enter at Gate 8 off Arlington Drive)

    More Information:
    CostaMesaSpeedway.net
    cmspeedway@sbcglobal.net
    (949) 492-9933

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    Pacific Symphony’s Jurassic Park

    Jurassic ParkA soundtrack 65 million years in the making! Experience the classic film while Pacific Symphony performs John Williams’ thrilling score live. Masterfully directed by Steven Spielberg and based on the novel by Michael Crichton, “Jurassic Park” transports you to a secluded island where scientists have succeeded in reviving the age of dinosaurs.

    When:
    Saturday, Aug. 19, 8 p.m.

    This concert is part of the Pacific Symphony SummerFest 2017. Get complete pricing and details at www.pacificsymphony.org/summerfest

    Gold SummerFest Pass pricing starts at $133, and includes 5 concerts:
    Symphonic Springsteen (July 4)
    Kenny Loggins (July 12)
    Jurassic Park (Aug. 19)
    Tchaikovsky Spectacular (Sept. 9)
    Hail to the Heroes (date/venue to be announced)

    Silver SummerFest Pass pricing starts at $63, and includes 3 concerts:
    Symphonic Springsteen (July 4)
    Jurassic Park (Aug. 19)
    Tchaikovsky Spectacular (Sept. 9)

    Ha*Ash / Yuridia

    8-20-Yuridia-HaAsh-300x250-date-logosHa*Ash, a Mexican pop duo featuring Hanna Nicole Perez Mosa and her sister Ashley Grace from Lake Charles, Louisiana, have released a string of hits including “Estés En Donde Estés,” “Odio Amarte,” and “Amor a Medias.”

    Mexican singer Yuridia became one of the highest selling artists in Mexico by age 19 and has earned 23 Gold certified albums in Mexico and three in the U.S., including “Como Yo Nadie Te Ha Amado,” “Ahora Entendí” and “Ya Te Olvidé.”

    Ha*Ash, un dúo pop mexicano con Hanna Nicole Pérez Mosa y su hermana Ashley Grace de Lake Charles, Luisiana, han lanzado una serie de éxitos como “Estés En Donde Estés”, “Odio Amarte” y “Amor a Medias.”

    La cantante mexicana Yuridia se convirtió en uno de los artistas más vendidos en México a los 19 años y obtuvo 23 álbumes certificados por el oro en México y tres en Estados Unidos, incluyendo “Como Yo Nadie Te Ha Amado”, “Ahora Entendí” y “Ya Te Olvidé.”

    When:
    Sunday, August 20, 7:30 p.m.

    Where:
    OC Fair & Event Center – Pacific Amphitheatre

    How much:
    Tickets start at $24 and include FREE OC Fair admission; buy online at Ticketmaster. Parking is $10 general; $30 concert preferred (limited availability).

    More info:
    Read more about this artist and others performing at PacAmp this year
    Subscribe to receive VIP Access emails from Pacific Amphitheatre

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    Farmers Market

    A California-certified farmers’ market where genuine farmers sell fruits, nuts and vegetables directly to the public. Every farmer who sells at a certified market is inspected by the county agricultural commissioner. 

    When:  Thursdays, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

    Where:  OC Fair & Event Center – Lot D

    How much:  Free admission

    More information:  Visit Orange County Farm Bureau

    Fight Club OC

    fightclub300x250Boxing and MMA together on the same night inside the same ring. Fight Club OC is where your fights and entertainment are guaranteed.

    When: Thursday, August 24, 7-10 p.m. (Happy Hour specials from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.)

    Where: OC Fair & Event Center – The Hangar

    How much: $60 admission (standing-room only tickets are $30 and sold after seats sell out); parking is $8

    More info: Visit fightcluboc.com, call 949-903-8586 or email fightpromotions@gmail.com 

    Fight Night OC Food & Drink Menus:
    Before the action: Baja Blues Happy Hour (5:30-6:30 p.m.)
    During the action: Baja Blues, K.O. Karvery and Neutral Corner Grill in The Hangar

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    Table of Dignity Unveiling

    Join us for the official unveiling of this public art piece honoring the contributions of Orange County agricultural workers.TableofDignity

    When: Friday, August 25, 10 a.m.

    Where: OC Fair & Event Center – East End of Centennial Farm

    How much: Free admission

    RSVP:  Please click to RSVP 

     

    Gem Faire

    Fine jewelry, precious & semi-precious gemstones, millions of beads, crystals, gold & silver, minerals & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Nearly 200 exhibitors from around the world. Jewelry repair, cleaning & ring sizing while you shop. 

    When:
    Friday, August 25, 12 p.m. – 6 p.m. (wholesale preview 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.)
    Saturday, August 26, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
    Sunday, August 27, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

    Where:
    OC Fair & Event Center

    How much:
    General $7
    Children 12 & younger are free
    Admission is good for all 3 days

    More information:
    gemfaire.com
    info@gemfaire.com
    (503) 252-8300

    Flying Miz Daisy Vintage Market

    mizdaisyAt Flying Miz Daisy, our goal is to bring together the best Vintage exhibitors on the West Coast selling unique goods, all under one roof. A one of a kind event makes this 2-day market a can’t-miss shopping destination for everyone!

    When:
    Friday, August 25, 3 p.m. – 9 p.m.
    Saturday, August 26, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

    Where:
    OC Fair & Event Center – The Hangar

    How much:
    General $8
    Children 12 & under are free
    Admission is good for both days

    More information:
    www.flyingmizdaisy.com
    flyingmizdaisy@gmail.com
    (949) 422-0432

    OC Night Market

    OC Night MarketOC Night Market is back! Presenting LET’S PLAY Summer 2017, with hundreds of food, merchandise, arts, crafts and entertainment options for one of the biggest food festivals of the year. Welcome back old favorites and a lineup of new vendors!

    When:
    Friday & Saturday, Aug. 25-26, 4 p.m.-midnight
    Sunday, Aug. 27, 4-11 p.m.

    Where:
    OC Fair & Event Center 

    How much: 
    $5 general admission; children 6 and under are free. Deal alert: $3 admission on Friday, 4-6 p.m. Parking is $8.

    Note: Most vendors only accept cash.

    More info: 
    Visit www.ocnightmarket.com for list of vendors and more info, or email info@ocnightmarket.com  

    OC Market Place

    America’s most unique swap meet celebrates food, fun, value and the entrepreneurial spirit. Enjoy Cars & Coffee on Saturdays from 7 to 9 a.m.

    Hours:
    Saturday & Sunday, 7 a.m.-4 p.m.

    Prices:
    Admission: $2 (Children 11 & younger are free)
    Parking: Free

    More info:
    info@ocmarketplace.com
    Go to www.ocmarketplace.com to sign up for discounts

    Shoppers hotline: (949) 723-6616
    Vendor hotline: (949) 723-6606
    Corporate office: (949) 723-6660

    Paella Wine & Beer Festival

    paellaPW&BF is a Spanish Culinary and Cultural Experience- Featuring UNLIMITED TASTING PAELLA, including the largest Paella ever cooked in California, feeding approx. 3,000 people- A Paella Contest, winner will represent OC and US in Spain! 

    When
    Saturday, August 26, 4-9 p.m.

    Where
    OC Fair & Event Center – Plaza Pacifica, Park Plaza, Pacific Amphitheatre lobby

    How much
    General $50
    Parking $8

    More information
    http://paellawinefest.com/
    armando@paellawinefest.com

    September

    35th Anniversary Great Labor Day Cruise

    37032243_2017-ocfec-form[1]One of the largest and longest running events in the nation that can offer non-stop cruising around a 1.25 mile cruise route. Over 1200 Classics, Street Rods, Muscle Cars, with Food and Family Fun.

    When
    Friday, September 1, Noon – 6 p.m.(Ticket sales noon – 4 p.m.)
    Saturday, September 2, 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. (Ticket sales 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.)
    Sunday, September 3, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. (Ticket sales (8 a.m. – 2 p.m.)
    Awards Begin approx. 4 p.m. Sunday

    Where
    OC Fair & Event Center

    How much
    General $15
    Children 11 & younger are free.
    3 Day pass is $30

    More information
    www.thelabordaycruise.org
    info@occa-inc.com
    (702) 534-0294

    Garba and Dandiya Night with Falguni Pathak

    slide12-wideCome and join us for a fun and memorable Garba and Dandiya night with FALGUNI PATHAK!

    When:  Sept. 8, 8 p.m. – 11:45 p.m.

    Where:  OC Fair & Event Center

    How much:  $35 general admission
                         $28 senior (60+) 
                         Children 5 and under are free

    More info: www.sulekha.com/lafalguni 

    Costa Mesa Speedway – RSD / Super Hooligan National Championship Series

    speedway copyThe most exciting, colorful and unpredictable live action racing event in the nation. Costa Mesa Speedway has put fans right on top of all the action from the comfort of Arena style grandstand seating since 1969. Suitable for the whole family. September 9 features RSD and the Super Hooligan National Championship Series.

    When:
    Saturday, September 9, 6-10 p.m.

    Where:
    OC Fair & Event Center – Action Sports Arena 

    How much:
    General $20
    Senior (65+) $15
    Junior (13-17) $15
    Child (3-12) $10
    Military with ID $15
    Children 2 & young are free
    Parking $8 (Enter at Gate 8 off Arlington Drive)

    More Information:
    CostaMesaSpeedway.net
    cmspeedway@sbcglobal.net
    (949) 492-9933

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    Pacific Symphony’s Tchaikovsky Spectacular

    Tchaikovsky SpectacularEnd the summer with a bang! You’ll enjoy this famous romantic composer’s greatest hits along with Rachmaninoff’s lush Second Piano Concerto performed by the freshly minted Gold Medal winner of this year’s Van Cliburn Competition. And to cap off the evening, the electrifying “1812 Overture” — complete with live cannons and brilliant fireworks — will have hearts racing and spirits soaring.

    When:
    Saturday, September 9, 8 p.m.

    This concert is part of the Pacific Symphony SummerFest 2017. Get complete pricing and details at www.pacificsymphony.org/summerfest

    Gold SummerFest Pass pricing starts at $133, and includes 5 concerts:
    Symphonic Springsteen (July 4)
    Kenny Loggins (July 12)
    Jurassic Park (Aug. 19)
    Tchaikovsky Spectacular (Sept. 9)
    Hail to the Heroes (date/venue to be announced)

    Silver SummerFest Pass pricing starts at $63, and includes 3 concerts:
    Symphonic Springsteen (July 4)
    Jurassic Park (Aug. 19)
    Tchaikovsky Spectacular (Sept. 9)

    Sand Sports Super Show

    This year’s event will feature over 300 exhibits with the latest and greatest of what the sand and off-road industry has to offer. Many of these great companies will be launching brand new products at the Sand Show.

    When: Sept. 15, 4-10 p.m.
               Sept. 16, 9 a.m.-7 pm..
               Sept. 17, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

    Where: OC Fair & Event Center, Costa Mesa

    How much: $20 general admission; children ages 12 and under are free

    More info: www.sandsportssupershow.com 

    Cruisin’ For a Cure

    Crusin for a CureCruisin’ for a Cure is the world’s largest one-day charity car show with over 3,500 vehicles on display and over 200 vendors and exhibitors. Be assured that your participation in the event and any donations go directly to prostate cancer research.

    When:
    Saturday, Sept. 23, 6 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (Participant Entry 4:30-11:30 a.m.)

    Where:
    OC Fair & Event Center

    How much: 
    General admission is $15 (save $2 with your AAA card); children 12 & younger are free. Parking is $8.

    To participate, day-of car registration is $45.

    More information:
    Visit cruisinforacure.com, email dbaker52@aol.com or call (949) 353-7353

    Costa Mesa Speedway – John Matherson Cup / Sidecars / Juniors

    speedway copyThe most exciting, colorful and unpredictable live action racing event in the nation. Costa Mesa Speedway has put fans right on top of all the action from the comfort of Arena style grandstand seating since 1969. Suitable for the whole family. September 23 features the John Matherson Cup, Sidecars, and Juniors.

    When:
    Saturday, September 23, 6-10 p.m.

    Where:
    OC Fair & Event Center – Action Sports Arena 

    How much:
    General $20
    Senior (65+) $15
    Junior (13-17) $15
    Child (3-12) $10
    Military with ID $15
    Children 2 & younger are free
    Parking $8 (Enter at Gate 8 off Arlington Drive)

    More Information:
    CostaMesaSpeedway.net
    cmspeedway@sbcglobal.net
    (949) 492-9933

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    Quilt, Craft & Sewing Festival

    When:  September 28 & 29,  10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
                 September 30, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

    Where:  OC Fair & Event CEnter

    How much:  $10

    More info:  http://quiltcraftsew.com/index.html

    The Annual Fall OC Home & Garden Show

    37032243_40th Home & Outdoor Expo logo jpegEverything for your home improvement projects with over 100 home improvement experts in one place on one great weekend PLUS Over 25 FREE hands-on activities and workshops for the entire family! Hourly prizes, FREE pumpkin painting, DIY, and more!

    When:
    Saturday, September 30, 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
    Sunday, October 1, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

    Where:
    OC Fair & Event Center – Anaheim & Los Alamitos buildings

    How much:
    General $10
    Senior (60+) $8
    Child (8-12) $5
    Children 7 & under are free
    Military $8
    One admission ticket good for both days
    Parking $8 (Enter at gate 8, park in lot 1)

    More Information:
    www.TheBestHomeShow.com
    ultimateevents365@gmail.com
    (800) 571-9012

    Costa Mesa Speedway – 49th U.S. National Speedway Championship / Juniors

    speedway copyThe most exciting, colorful and unpredictable live action racing event in the nation. Costa Mesa Speedway has put fans right on top of all the action from the comfort of Arena style grandstand seating since 1969. Suitable for the whole family. September 30 is the 49th U.S. National Speedway Championship and also features the Juniors.

    When:
    Saturday, September 30, 6-10 p.m.

    Where:
    OC Fair & Event Center – Action Sports Arena 

    How much:
    General $20
    Senior (65+) $15
    Junior (13-17) $15
    Child (3-12) $10
    Military with ID $15
    Children 2 & young are free
    Parking $8 (Enter at Gate 8 off Arlington Drive)

    More Information:
    CostaMesaSpeedway.net
    cmspeedway@sbcglobal.net
    (949) 492-9933

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    October

    Costa Mesa Speedway – Harley Night Finals / Sidecar Nationals

    speedway copyThe most exciting, colorful and unpredictable live action racing event in the nation. Costa Mesa Speedway has put fans right on top of all the action from the comfort of Arena style grandstand seating since 1969. Suitable for the whole family. October 7 features the Harley Finals and Sidecar Nationals.

    When:
    Saturday, October 7, 6-10 p.m.

    Where:
    OC Fair & Event Center – Action Sports Arena 

    How much:
    General $20
    Senior (65+) $15
    Junior (13-17) $15
    Child (3-12) $10
    Military with ID $15
    Children 2 & young are free
    Parking is $8; enter at Gate 8 off Arlington Drive

    More Information:
    CostaMesaSpeedway.net
    cmspeedway@sbcglobal.net
    (949) 492-9933

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    Fight Club OC

    fightclub300x250Boxing and MMA together on the same night inside the same ring. Fight Club OC is where your fights and entertainment are guaranteed.

    When: Thursday, October 12, 7-10 p.m. (Happy Hour specials from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.)

    Where: OC Fair & Event Center – The Hangar

    How much: $60 admission (standing-room only tickets are $30 and sold after seats sell out); parking is $8

    More info: Visit fightcluboc.com, call 949-903-8586 or email fightpromotions@gmail.com 

    Fight Night OC Food & Drink Menus:
    Before the action: Baja Blues Happy Hour (5:30-6:30 p.m.)
    During the action: Baja Blues, K.O. Karvery and Neutral Corner Grill in The Hangar

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    OC Japan Fair

    OC Japan FairOC Japan Fair brings you an unforgettable cultural experience over three days. Authentic cuisine, notable performances and unique items await you at the only OC Japan Fair DAY + NIGHT MARKET.

    When:
    Friday, Oct. 13, 5-11 p.m.
    Saturday, Oct. 14, Noon-10 p.m.
    Sunday, Oct. 15, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

    Where:
    OC Fair & Event Center

    How much: 
    $8 general admission; $5 pre-sale online. Children 6 and under and seniors 65+ are free.

    More information:
    Visit www.oc-japanfair.com/ or email info@jpp-usa.com

    December

    Fight Club OC

    fightclub300x250Boxing and MMA together on the same night inside the same ring. Fight Club OC is where your fights and entertainment are guaranteed.

    When: Thursday, December 7, 7-10 p.m. (Happy Hour specials from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.)

    Where: OC Fair & Event Center – The Hangar

    How much: $60 admission (standing-room only tickets are $30 and sold after seats sell out); parking is $8

    More info: Visit fightcluboc.com, call 949-903-8586 or email fightpromotions@gmail.com 

    Fight Night OC Food & Drink Menus:
    Before the action: Baja Blues Happy Hour (5:30-6:30 p.m.)
    During the action: Baja Blues, K.O. Karvery and Neutral Corner Grill in The Hangar

     Tell your friends you’re going!