Press Release

OC Fair & Event Center December 2016 Events Calendar Features Fight Club OC, Gem Faire and Winter Fest

Costa Mesa, Calif. (December 2016) – The OC Fair & Event Center is home to a variety of events throughout the year. Here is the current December 2016 events calendar:

December 2016 at the OC Fair & Event Center

Nov. 30- Dec. 14 Magic Trees Christmas Tree Lot
Find your holiday centerpiece at this large display of Noble Fir and Douglas Fir Christmas trees for sale. Flocking and wreaths are also available.
Hours: Daily 9 a.m.-9 p.m.
Admission & Parking: Free
Information: (818) 730-9074, magictrees.ocfair [at]

8 Fight Club OC
Orange County’s only professional boxing and professional mixed martial arts show on one night in one venue.
Hours: Thursday 7-10 p.m.
Admission: $60
Information:, (949) 760-3131, fightpromotions [at]

9-10 Shoreline Dog Fanciers Association Holiday Classic
American Kennel Club dog show and education event where attendees can learn about all phases of responsible dog ownership and experience the world of the purebred dog in conformation and performance events. Families are welcome and encouraged to attend.
Hours: Friday-Saturday 8 a.m.-8 p.m.
Admission: Free
Information: espreepdls [at], (949) 584-2338

9-11 Gem Faire
Featuring the finest in gems, beads, fine jewelry, costume jewelry, minerals, crystals, lapidary equipment, imports and much more from around the world.
Hours: Friday Noon-6 p.m. (Special wholesale preview 10 a.m.-Noon), Saturday 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Admission: General $7 weekend pass, Children 12 & younger are free
Information:, (503) 252-8300, info [at]

10 Centennial Farm Garden Class – Make It, Take It, Winter Wreath
Learn how to make a fresh winter wreath from fresh greens. All tools and materials will be provided. The December 3 class is full.
Hours: Saturday 9:30 a.m. (Classes last 1.5-2 hours unless otherwise specified.)
Admission: $20 (Pre-register online by Dec. 1)
Information:, CFGardenClass [at], (714) 708-1619

11-12 Malibu Kennel Club
Holiday Classic – An American Kennel Club-approved, all-breed dog show.
Hours: Sunday-Monday 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Admission: Free
Information:, (310) 470-0662, danapearl [at]

16 – Jan.1 Winter Fest
Winter Fest returns to the OC with its giant wonderland of immersive wintry fun featuring a full outdoor ice rink, 130-foot, six-lane ice slide, two-million light walk-through show, real snow blown in daily and so much more.
Hours: Monday – Thursday 2-10 p.m., Friday 2-11 p.m., Saturday Noon-11 p.m., Sunday Noon-10 p.m.
Admission: General $15, Child (3-12) $10, Children 2 & younger are free, *Special Pricing for New Year’s Eve $40 Online
Information:, (714) 855-1187, info [at]

November 2016 Weekly Events

Centennial Farm
Three-acre working farm designed to educate youth and their families about agriculture and its importance to daily life with fruit and vegetable gardens, livestock and the Millennium Barn.
Hours: Monday-Friday 1-4 p.m., Saturday-Sunday 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Closed Dec. 23-26, Jan 1-2
Admission: Free (During all-grounds events, admission may be required. Check for more information.)
Information: OC Fair & Event Center,, (714) 708-1916

Food Truck Fare
Enjoy a gourmet food truck meal at the OC Fair & Event Center Thursdays featuring lunchtime options from a variety of food trucks. Held near the Pacific Amphitheatre Box Office, enter at Gate 1 off Fair Drive.
Hours: Thursday 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Closed Dec. 22 & 29
Admission and Parking: Free (Food prices vary per truck)
Information & Weekly Offerings:,,

Farmers Market
Find the freshest fruit, vegetables, nuts and more at this weekly California-certified market.
Hours: Thursday 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Closed Dec. 29
Admission and Parking: Free
Information: Orange County Farm Bureau,, (714) 573-0374

Orange County Market Place
A unique weekend swap meet celebrating food, fun, value and the entrepreneurial spirit.
Hours: Saturday and Sunday 7 a.m.-4 p.m.
Closed December 25 & Jan. 1. Open Dec. 24 & 31
Admission: General $2 (Children 11 and younger are free) Parking: Free
Information: Tel Phil Enterprises,, (949) 723-6660

Mark Your Calendar: January 2017 Events

21 Centennial Farm Garden Class – Fruit Tree Pruning
7 BrideWorld Expo
14-15 Train Show
14 Baby and Kidz Expo

For additional information on any show, please contact the promoter listed in the event’s information. General parking for most events is $8. Scheduled events are subject to change without notice. Visit for event updates.

The OC Fair & Event Center is located off the 405 and 55 freeways at 88 Fair Drive in Costa Mesa. For more information, please visit, become a fan on, follow us at or call (714) 708-1500.