What’s New Archive
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- Year: 2017
Thursday, December 21, 2017
Shop award-winning competition catalogs
Did you know? You can purchase catalogs featuring award-winning photography, fine arts and more featured at the OC Fair! 2017 OC Fair Photography Competition Awards This book features Best of … Continue reading “Shop award-winning competition catalogs”
Friday, December 15, 2017
Cirque du Soleil coming to OC Fair & Event Center
For the next 10 years, Cirque du Soleil will raise the Big Top of its touring productions at OC Fair & Event Center for its Orange County engagements. There are … Continue reading “Cirque du Soleil coming to OC Fair & Event Center”
Thursday, December 14, 2017
2018 OC Fair theme announcement!
The 2018 OC Fair theme invites Fairgoers to embrace simple joys, get back to basics and “Free Your Inner Farmer.” The theme was announced today for the Fair which will … Continue reading “2018 OC Fair theme announcement!”
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
What’s happening along Arlington Drive?
Arlington Drive Improvement Project Here is an update from the City of Costa Mesa: As construction begins on new Arlington Drive Improvement Project, Public Services announced that grading, roadway and … Continue reading “What’s happening along Arlington Drive?”
Blue-ribbon OC Fair art on exhibit at Fullerton Arboretum
The OC Fair Visual Arts Competition receives about 6,000 entries each year submitted by artists from Orange County and throughout Southern California. Types of art include woodworking, painting, ceramics, sculpture, … Continue reading “Blue-ribbon OC Fair art on exhibit at Fullerton Arboretum”
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Meet Jan Tubbiola, a 50-year OC Fair employee!
“Where are the restrooms?” That’s the most commonly asked question at the OC Fair – at least according to Janice Tubbiola. And she should know. She’s been working at the … Continue reading “Meet Jan Tubbiola, a 50-year OC Fair employee!”
Wednesday, October 25, 2017
OC Fair on Carnival Eats!
If you know Carnival Eats, you know Noah Cappe doesn’t mess around when it comes to fair food. He travels around the country visiting various fairs and carnivals, trying out … Continue reading “OC Fair on Carnival Eats!”
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
OC Fair & Event Center CEO co-hosts arts awards
Kathy Kramer, CEO of OC Fair & Event Center, was proud to take the stage at Samueli Theater on Oct. 17 to help honor the best, brightest and most generous members … Continue reading “OC Fair & Event Center CEO co-hosts arts awards”
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Centennial Farm to host exclusive wine dinner featuring special guests
On Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017, Centennial Farm at OC Fair & Event Center will host The Red Barn: Fire-and-Ash Wine Dinner, a unique dining experience featuring talented chefs, special guests … Continue reading “Centennial Farm to host exclusive wine dinner featuring special guests”
Friday, October 13, 2017
Behind the lines – behind the scenes: A new photography exhibit debuts at Heroes Hall
A striking new photography exhibit, Kimberly Millett’s Operation Iraqi Freedom, debuts this weekend at Heroes Hall, which reopens Saturday, Oct. 14, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The exhibition on … Continue reading “Behind the lines – behind the scenes: A new photography exhibit debuts at Heroes Hall”