July 14-Aug. 13, 2023
Wednesday, Thursday, Sunday: 11 a.m. – 11 p.m.
Friday & Saturday: 11 a.m. – Midnight
$13 general admission on Wednesdays & Thursdays
$15 general admission on Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays
$9 seniors 60+ and kids 6-12 Wednesdays-Sundays
Free for kids ages 5 and younger
• Limited daily attendance
• Advance ticket purchase required
• Fair dates will sell out – don’t arrive without tickets
• No transaction fees on Fair admission
$12 for cars, motorcycles
$24 for limos, buses
Cash or credit accepted; advance parking is not available.
Our address is 88 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa, 92626. See maps & directions for more help.
Traffic advisory: Plan to arrive early – especially for OC Fair concerts. Ride-hailing services, public transportation and carpooling are highly recommended. If you do drive, check the latest traffic and 405 Project updates on Google Maps and Waze.
With a handstamp, you are allowed to re-enter the fairgrounds on the same day. However, if you leave the property in your vehicle, you will be required to pay for parking again.
To promote a safe, secure and enjoyable environment, all fairgoers are subject to bag/package checks, as well as magnetic wanding. Any dangerous, unlawful or prohibited items that are surrendered at the gate will not be returned. Please leave these items at home:
OC Fair & Event Center strives to offer an event that suits the needs of all guests. Please view our Equal Access Guide for more information for guests with disabilities or special needs.
Need more help? Call 714-708-1500
Lose something at the fairgrounds? Call 714-708-1632
View our FAQ page in English or Spanish
By purchasing tickets to the annual OC Fair and/or its performances, you agree to follow health protocols in place at the time of the event. Guests attending this event are strongly encouraged to wear a mask while inside OC Fair buildings, regardless of vaccination status.