$4 Taste of Fair Food on Thursdays - OC Fair & Event Center - Costa Mesa, CA

$4 Taste of Fair Food on Thursdays

What’s Taste of the Fair?

You can get a sampling of food and treats for only $4 each. Each vendor at the OC Fair will offer one $4 item on Thursdays! 

Taste of the Fair is from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursdays during the 2022 OC Fair.

Get Your Admission Tickets for Thursdays

Advance tickets are required for the 2022 OC Fair. Get your tickets for one or all four of the Taste of Fair Thursdays!

Thursday, Aug. 4 – BUY NOW

Thursday, Aug. 11 – BUY NOW

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These items will be available only on Thursday, Aug. 4, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. 

AREA

STAND NAME

$4 FOOD ITEM

Main Carnival

Big Dogs

Churro

Main Carnival

Corn Shack

Cup of Corn

Main Carnival

Cowboy Kettle Corn

Candy Pop Kettle Corn

Main Carnival

Dutchmen’s Funnel Cake

Churro

Main Carnival

Enzo’s Pizzeria

Slice of Pizza (mini)

Main Carnival

Fried A Fair 

Fried Twinkie 

Main Carnival

ICEE

Mile-Long Hot Dog (½)

Main Carnival

Mustards Café

Corn Dog (sample)

Main Carnival

Mexican Cuisine

Carnitas Taco

Main Carnival

Nitro Treats

Fruity Pebble Dole Soft Serve

Main Carnival

Olde Tyme Ice Cream

Nitro Coffee Float (small)

Main Carnival 

Squeezers 

Apple Sour Lemonade (12 oz. )

Main Carnival

Sweet Dreams

Popcorn

Main Carnival

Sweeties

Popcorn

Main Carnival

Totally Baked Cookie Joint

Ice Cream Sandwich (mini)

Centennial Farm

Bangin’ Berries

3 Caramel & Chocolate Covered Marshmallows on a Stick

Centennial Farm

Candyland

Kettle Corn (small)

Centennial Farm

Cathy’s Cookies

Cone of Chocolate Chip Cookies

Centennial Farm

Corn Dogs – Fresh Lemonade

Corn Dog (½)

Centennial Farm

Fabe’s Churros & Gelato

Salted Caramel Pretzel

Centennial Farm

Funnel Cake – Ice Cream

Frozen Banana (small)

Centennial Farm

Hawaiian Chicken Bowls

Tiki Bowl (4 oz.)

Centennial Farm

Juicys

Western Sausage (1/2)

Centennial Farm

Noel’s Mexican Food

Original Carnitas Taco

Centennial Farm

Olde Tyme Ice Cream Bars

Nitro Coffee Float (small)

Centennial Farm

Olde Tyme Lemonade

Strawberry Slushie (small)

Centennial Farm

Pink’s

Veggie Dog Bites

Centennial Farm

The Hook

Popcorn Shrimp

Centennial Farm

The Ranch

Tri-Tip Slider

Fair Square

All American Classics

Chili Fries (mini)

Fair Square

Biggys

Tater Tots

Fair Square

Chuckwagon

BBQ Pork Sundae (3 oz.)

Fair Square

Chuckwagon Corn

Ear of Corn (½)

Fair Square

dippin’ dots

Orange 50/50 Flavor (mini)

Fair Square

Funnel Cakes

 Chocolate Chip Funnel Cake (sample)

Fair Square Orange Julius Julius (8 oz.)
Fair Square

Planet Popcorn

Caramel Apple Kettle Corn (small)

Fair Square

Wild Hog Corn

Ear of Corn (1/2)

Fair Square

Wild Hog BBQ

BBQ Pork Sundae (3 oz.)

Family Fairway

Australian Battered Potatoes

 Battered Potato w/ Chipotle (2 slices)

Family Fairway

Bacon-A-Fair

Bacon Bomb

Family Fairway

Candy Factory

Popcorn

Family Fairway

Char Broiled Corn – Giant Baked Potatoes and Fries

 French Fries (sample)

Family Fairway

Chicken Charlie’s

Deep Fried Oreos (2)

Family Fairway

Chicken Charlie’s – Pineapple Express (mini)

Fried Pineapple on a Stick

Family Fairway

Crutchees’ Cream

Any Flavor Cone (mini)

Family Fairway

Dole Soft Serve

Dole Soft Serve (mini)

Family Fairway

Dutchmen’s Funnel Cake 

Churro

Family Fairway

Fresh Frys

Cheese Frys (1/2 order)

Family Fairway

Ice Cream

Chocolate Dipped Strawberries (2)
Family Fairway

ICEE

Mile-Long Hot Dog (½) 

Family Fairway

Mexican Street Corn In A Cup

 

Family Fairway

Papa Gino’s Pizza

Pizza on a Stick

Family Fairway

Squeezer

Apple Sour Lemonade (12 oz.)

Family Fairway

Tasti Chips (mini)

Tasti Chips (sample)

Family Fairway

Texas Style BBQ

BBQ Pork Sundae (3 oz.)

Livestock

Backyard BBQ Village (across from Baja Blues)

Chicken Fajitas (sample)

Livestock Backyard BBQ Village (next to Action Sports Arena)

Fried Zucchini (mini)

Livestock

Backyard BBQ Village (across from Baja Blues)

Onion Rings

Livestock

Baja Blues

Tri-Tip Slider w/ Chips

Livestock

Corn Dogs – Fresh Lemonade

Corn Dog (½)

Livestock

Country Fair Cinnamon Rolls

Cinnamon Roll w/ Topping (1/2)

Livestock Dole Soft Serve

Dole Soft Serve (mini cup)

Livestock Ice Cold Drinks / Churros / Soft Frozen Lemonade

Churro (sample)

Livestock

Kettle Corn Junction

Kettle Corn (sample)

Livestock

Mexican Funnel Cake

Churro

Livestock

Sweets by Cardinali

Chocolate Soft Serve Cone

Main Mall

California Grill

Corn Dog (1/2)

Main Mall

Chicken Charlie’s

Deep Fried Oreos (2)

Main Mall

Chicken Charlie’s – Pineapple Express

Fried Pineapple on a Stick

Main Mall (Carnival of Products)

Cinnamon Glazed Nuts

Cinnamon-Glazed Cashews (sample)

Main Mall

Corn Dogs – Fresh Lemonade

Corn Dog (½)

Main Mall

Crazy Nachos

Nachos w/ Cheese (sample)

Main Mall (Carnival of Products)

dippin’ dots

Orange 50/50 Flavor (mini)

Main Mall

Eddie’s Asian Inspired Cuisine

Orange Chicken w/ Chow Mein or Rice (sample)

Main Mall

Fresh Made Ice Cream / Non-Fat Frozen Yogurt

Chocolate-Dipped Strawberries (2)

Main Mall

Funnel Cakes! The Lazy Toucan

Strawberry Funnel Cake (mini)

Main Mall

Hot Dog On A Stick

Hot Dog on a Stick (½)

Main Mall

Ice Cold Drinks / Churros / Soft Frozen Lemonade

Churro (sample)

Main Mall (Carnival of Products)

JP’s Old West Cinnamon Rolls

Cinnamon Roll w/  Topping (½)

Main Mall (Festival of Products)

Mom’s Bakeshoppe

Chocolate Chip Cookies (3)

Main Mall (Courtyard) OC Wine Society

Award-Winning Wine (3 oz.) Limit 2 per customer

Main Mall

Pepe’s Mariscos Fresh Mexican Seafood

Chicken Nachos (mini)

Main Mall

Philly Cheese Steak

Roast Beef Slider

Main Mall

Shave Ice

Shave Ice w/ 1 flavor (2 oz.)

Main Mall Tasti Burgers

Burger (mini)

Main Mall

Tasti Chips

Tasti Chips (sample size)

Main Mall

The Tater Bar

Chicken Tater Tots

Main Mall

Ten Pound Buns

Pepperoni Ten Pound Bun (sample slice)

Main Mall

Texas Donuts – Ice Cream

Big “D” Texas Donut (½)

Main Mall (Carnival of Products) 

Timbo’s Beef Stix & Dill Pickles

Dill Pickle

Main Mall (Festival of Products) 

Timbo’s Beef Stix & Dill Pickles

Dill Pickle

Plaza Pacifica

Garlicky’s

 

Plaza Pacifica Ice Cold Drinks / Churros / Soft Frozen Lemonade Churro (sample)
Plaza Pacifica Papi’s Puffy Tacos Carnitas Taquitos (2)

These items will be available only on Thursday, Aug. 11, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. 

AREA

STAND NAME

$4 FOOD ITEM

Main Carnival

Big Dogs

Churro

Main Carnival

Corn Shack

Cup of Corn

Main Carnival

Cowboy Kettle Corn

Candy Pop Kettle Corn

Main Carnival

Dutchmen’s Funnel Cake

Churro

Main Carnival

Enzo’s Pizzeria

Slice of Pizza (mini)

Main Carnival

Fried A Fair 

Fried Twinkie 

Main Carnival

ICEE

Mile-Long Hot Dog (½)

Main Carnival

Mustards Café

Corn Dog (sample)

Main Carnival

Mexican Cuisine

Chicken Taco

Main Carnival

Nitro Treats

Fruity Pebble Dole Soft Serve

Main Carnival

Olde Tyme Ice Cream

Ice Cream Cup (small)

Main Carnival 

Squeezers 

Apple Sour Lemonade (12 oz. )

Main Carnival

Sweet Dreams

Popcorn

Main Carnival

Sweeties

Popcorn

Main Carnival

Totally Baked Cookie Joint

Ice Cream Sandwich (mini)

Centennial Farm

Bangin’ Berries

3 Caramel & Chocolate Covered Marshmallows on a Stick

Centennial Farm

Candyland

Popcorn (small)

Centennial Farm

Cathy’s Cookies

Cone of Chocolate Chip Cookies

Centennial Farm

Corn Dogs – Fresh Lemonade

Corn Dog (½)

Centennial Farm

Fabe’s Churros & Gelato

Chocolate Brownie Chunk

Centennial Farm

Funnel Cake – Ice Cream

Frozen Banana (small)

Centennial Farm

Hawaiian Chicken Bowls

Tiki Bowl (4 oz.)

Centennial Farm

Juicys

Western Sausage (1/2)

Centennial Farm

Noel’s Mexican Food

Original Carne Asada Taco

Centennial Farm

Olde Tyme Ice Cream Bars

Ice Cream Cup (small)

Centennial Farm

Olde Tyme Lemonade

Lemonade (small)

Centennial Farm

Pink’s

Jalapeño Dog Bites

Centennial Farm

The Hook

Fish & Chips (mini)

Centennial Farm

The Ranch

Pork Chop (sample)

Fair Square

All American Classics

Chili Cheese Fries (mini)

Fair Square

Biggys

Tater Tots

Fair Square

Chuckwagon

BBQ Pork Sundae (3 oz.)

Fair Square

Chuckwagon Corn

Ear of Corn (½)

Fair Square

dippin’ dots

Flavor of Your Choice (mini)

Fair Square

Funnel Cakes

 Apples & Cream Funnel Cake (sample)

Fair Square Orange Julius Julius (8 oz.)
Fair Square

Planet Popcorn

Lemon Kettle Corn (small)

Fair Square

Wild Hog Corn

Ear of Corn (1/2)

Fair Square

Wild Hog BBQ

BBQ Pork Sundae (3 oz.)

Family Fairway

Australian Battered Potatoes

 Battered Potato w/ Sweet Chili Sauce (2 slices)

Family Fairway

Bacon-A-Fair

Bacon Bomb

Family Fairway

Candy Factory

Popcorn

Family Fairway

Char Broiled Corn – Giant Baked Potatoes and Fries

 Tater Tots (sample)

Family Fairway

Chicken Charlie’s

Deep Fried Oreos (2)

Family Fairway

Chicken Charlie’s – Pineapple Express (mini)

Fried Pineapple on a Stick

Family Fairway

Crutchees’ Cream

Any Flavor Cone (mini)

Family Fairway

Dole Soft Serve

Dole Soft Serve (mini)

Family Fairway

Dutchmen’s Funnel Cake 

Churro

Family Fairway

Fresh Frys

Cheese Frys (1/2 order)

Family Fairway

Ice Cream

Banana Dipped in Chocolate (1/2)
Family Fairway

ICEE

Mile-Long Hot Dog (½) 

Family Fairway

Mexican Street Corn In A Cup

 

Family Fairway

Papa Gino’s Pizza

Pizza on a Stick

Family Fairway

Squeezer

Apple Sour Lemonade (12 oz.)

Family Fairway

Tasti Chips (mini)

Tasti Chips (sample)

Family Fairway

Texas Style BBQ

BBQ Pork Sundae (3 oz.)

Livestock Backyard BBQ Village (next to Action Sports Arena)

Fried Zucchini (mini)

Livestock

Backyard BBQ Village (across from Baja Blues)

Onion Rings

Livestock

Baja Blues

Chicken Tenders w/ Fries

Livestock

Corn Dogs – Fresh Lemonade

Corn Dog (½)

Livestock

Country Fair Cinnamon Rolls

Cinnamon Roll w/ Topping (1/2)

Livestock Dole Soft Serve

Dole Soft Serve (mini cup)

Livestock Ice Cold Drinks / Churros / Soft Frozen Lemonade

Churro (sample)

Livestock

Kettle Corn Junction

Kettle Corn (sample)

Livestock

Mexican Funnel Cake

Churro

Livestock

Sweets by Cardinali

Chocolate Soft Serve Cone

Main Mall

California Grill

Philly w/ Fries (mini)

Main Mall

Chicken Charlie’s

Deep Fried Oreos (2)

Main Mall

Chicken Charlie’s – Pineapple Express

Fried Pineapple on a Stick

Main Mall (Carnival of Products)

Cinnamon Glazed Nuts

Popcorn (small) 

Main Mall

Corn Dogs – Fresh Lemonade

Corn Dog (½)

Main Mall

Crazy Nachos

Nachos w/ Cheese (sample)

Main Mall (Carnival of Products)

dippin’ dots

Flavor of Your Choice (mini)

Main Mall

Eddie’s Asian Inspired Cuisine

Teriyaki Chicken w/ Chow Mein or Rice (sample)

Main Mall

Fresh Made Ice Cream / Non-Fat Frozen Yogurt

Banana Dipped in Chocolate (1/2)

Main Mall

Funnel Cakes! The Lazy Toucan

Chocolate Funnel Cake (mini)

Main Mall

Hot Dog On A Stick

Hot Dog on a Stick (½)

Main Mall

Ice Cold Drinks / Churros / Soft Frozen Lemonade

Churro (sample)

Main Mall (Carnival of Products)

JP’s Old West Cinnamon Rolls

Cinnamon Roll w/  Topping (½)

Main Mall (Festival of Products)

Mom’s Bakeshoppe

50/50 Brownie (1/2)

Main Mall (Courtyard) OC Wine Society

Award-Winning Wine (3 oz.) Limit 2 per customer

Main Mall

Pepe’s Mariscos Fresh Mexican Seafood

Carnitas Nachos (mini)

Main Mall

Philly Cheese Steak

Hamburger Slider

Main Mall

Shave Ice

Shave Ice w/ 1 flavor (2 oz.)

Main Mall Tasti Burgers

Burger (mini)

Main Mall

Tasti Chips

Tasti Chips (sample size)

Main Mall

The Tater Bar

BBQ Pulled Pork Tater Tots

Main Mall

Ten Pound Buns

Original Ten Pound Bun (sample slice)

Main Mall

Texas Donuts – Ice Cream

Big “D” Texas Donut (½)

Main Mall (Carnival of Products) 

Timbo’s Beef Stix & Dill Pickles

Dill Pickle

Main Mall (Festival of Products) 

Timbo’s Beef Stix & Dill Pickles

Dill Pickle

Plaza Pacifica

Garlicky’s

 

Plaza Pacifica Ice Cold Drinks / Churros / Soft Frozen Lemonade Churro (sample)
Plaza Pacifica Papi’s Puffy Tacos Carnitas Taquitos (2)