Archive: Attendance and Themes


Here’s an archive of the OC Fair’s attendance and themes every year, dating back to 2000.

YEAR THEME ATTENDANCE
2021 “Time for Fun” 1,055,770
2020 Canceled – Virtual OC Fair was held  
2019 “Acres of Fun” 1,393,482
2018 “Free Your Inner Farmer” 1,470,636
2017 “Farm Fresh Fun” 1,334,753
2016 “Get Your Fair Face On!” 1,344,996
2015 “One Big Party” 1,301,445
2014 “Summer Starts Here” 1,337,167
2013 “Come & Get It” 1,374,579
2012 “Home Sweet Home” 1,357,335
2011 “Let’s Eat!” 1,400,280
2010 “The Beat Goes On” 1,154,969
2009 “Think. Big.” 1,072,018
2008 “Say Cheese” 1,062,673
2007 “Cowabunga! – Year of Herefords, Surfers & Sand” 1,090,653
2006 “Flower Power – Year of the Garden” 924,315
2005 “It’s Callin’ You Out to Play – Year of the Avocado” 1,058,192
2004 “Jammin’ at the Fair – Year of the Grape” 963,984
2003 “Red, Ripe and Rockin’ – Year of the Tomato” 881,596
2002 “Leap Into the Fair – We’re Making a Big Splash” 898,197
2001 “Twist & Shout” 843,347
2000 “Hot! Hot! Hot! We’re Spicin’ It Up!” 808,810