Centennial Farm Tours


Centennial Farm offers two youth educational tour programs: Junior Farmer Tours and Discovery Days. Below is a chart to help you find the appropriate program for your group. 

2022/2023 Tour Season: Sept. 28, 2022, through June 1, 2023

 

Discovery Days

Sept. 29, 2022 – June 1, 2023

Jr. Farmer Tours

Sept. 28, 2022 – May 26, 2023

Reservations

Will be accepted beginning Friday, Aug. 26

Fill out the Interest Form by Aug. 24; see more info on how to book a Jr. Farmer Tour 

Recommended for

Homeschool groups, preschool groups, families, clubs, etc.

School field trips

Age Group

All grades and ages
(Recommended for preschools, homeschools, youth groups, etc.)

K – third grade only
(Ages 5-9)

Tour Style

Self-guided
(Volunteers are present to provide information)

Guided

Time

9 a.m. to noon
(Arrive before 11 a.m.)

9 a.m. and 11 a.m. tour start times
(Plan for traffic)

Length of Tour

At your own pace

1 hour and 30 minutes
(Must arrive on time)

Group Size

Each day is limited to a total of 600 people. 
Groups of 10 or more: make a reservation
Groups with less than 10: no reservation required – more info

Minimum of 10 students; maximum of 23 students per group (with no more than 5 groups per tour time) 

Chaperones

No limitations (include on your reservation application)

Groups of 10 to 14 students: two chaperones total; groups of 15 to 23 students: three chaperones total (chaperone includes the teacher)

Siblings

No limitations (include on your reservation application)

No siblings, infants, or children who are not part of the class

Video

Discovery Day Video

Junior Farmer Tour Video

Admission & Parking

While there are no admission or parking costs to visit our facility, donations are greatly appreciated. 

Masks

Masks are strongly recommended inside OC Fair buildings.

Book a Reservation

More information and to book a Discovery Day

Reservations are required for groups of 10 or more. Groups with fewer than 10 guests are welcome but do not need a reservation; get more info for small groups.

More information and to book a Jr. Farmer Tour

Centennial Farm is open 10 a.m.-4p.m. daily (see calendar for closures). Reservations are not required for public visits to the farm. 

Educational Materials

To supplement your visit to Centennial Farm, visit ocfair.com/centennial-farm/educational-materials for activities to add to your classroom.

Summer Season

Centennial Farm does not offer a summer tour program. During the annual OC Fair, guests may visit Centennial Farm with paid admission into the fair. For more information, visit ocfair.com/oc-fair.