Category Archives: OC Fair Goes Virtual

  • Thursday, July 23, 2020 (11:00 am)

    Enjoy a little destruction with the Demolition Derbies

    It’s never too early for a little DESTRUCTION! Check out these clips from our archives of Demolition Derbies held at the Action Sports Arena during the annual OC Fair.

  • Wednesday, July 22, 2020 (7:05 pm)

    Browse our Heroes Hall Virtual Museum Collection

    Our veterans museum Heroes Hall is typically open year-round, but unfortunately we’re currently closed. So we put together a Virtual Museum collection of stories and photos of local veterans for you to browse online.

    Please join us in honoring the brave men and women of Orange County who served our country.

    Heroes Hall Virtual Museum

  • (5:06 pm)

    Summer wine recommendations by OC Wine Society

    We’re making it Wine Wednesday with Orange County Wine Society‘s recommendations on summer wines. Find out what these sommeliers are drinking and have a toast to the OC Fair.

    Bonus video: OC Wine Society also has some tips on what to pair with yummy Fair style dishes like pork sandwiches, chicken kebobs and BBQ brisket! Go to and click on Food & Drink.

  • (2:00 pm)

    Make Avocado Toast the Ten Pound Buns way!

    Ten Pound Buns wants to show you how to make their delicious Avocado Toast! Big thanks to our friend Schuyler. His food stand is typically located over by Centennial Farm during the annual OC Fair. 

    Bonus video: Find out how to make the original Ten Pound Bun! Go to and click on Food & Drink.

  • Tuesday, July 21, 2020 (8:00 pm)

    Happy little faces at the OC Fair

    Here’s what we love about working at the OC Fair: seeing your smiling faces all summer long. We sure do miss you!!

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    Photo Galleries sponsored by QuietCool – Whole House Fans

  • (2:00 pm)

    Make garden-fresh corn salsa

    Our friend Pam, the culinary arts supervisor, grabbed a few items from our Salsa Garden at Centennial Farm and is teaching us how to whip up a delicious corn salsa.

    What you’ll need: corn on the cob, green peppers, jalapeno, tomatoes, cilantro, red onion, lime, sea salt, pepper. And don’t forget the tortilla chips!

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  • (11:00 am)

    Cow milking demonstration at the farm

    In the big red barn at Centennial Farm during the annual OC Fair, our farm staff give cow milking demonstrations throughout the day. Here are some fun facts and a peek at how cow milking is done!

  • Monday, July 20, 2020 (5:30 pm)

    Darden performs from their backyard

    During the annual OC Fair, you can often find Darden performing evenings in the OC Promenade. The Orange County band – featuring sisters Selah, Clarah, Havi and Tabbi – perform their original song “Chase the Clouds Away” in their backyard for us!

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  • (2:00 pm)

    Learn a magic trick from Frank Thurston!

    Who’s ready to learn a magic trick?? Our very own Frank Thurston, who regularly performs in the Explorium tent, has a quick trick to teach you so you can impress your friends. Big thanks to The Magic of Frank Thurston!

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  • Sunday, July 19, 2020 (4:00 pm)

    Take a virtual tour of Centennial Farm

    We took our mascot Olivia the Orange on a tour of Centennial Farm! Did you know our farm is a real working farm? We grow crops and have lots of animals including pigs, goats, cows and chickens. Our friend Evy has lots of fun facts to share with you.