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Serving the public – it’s our business

As a year-round public asset, OC Fair & Event Center the center business, fun and learning for Orange County. More than just the annual Fair, OCFEC is a link to the state’s agricultural legacy and a bridge to the future.

Our mission: Creating equitable community access to agriculture, entertainment, cultural and educational experiences.

Our vision: Orange County’s town square – the safe place where the community gathers and finds value.

Our values: Safety, People, Integrity, Stewardship, Compliance, Diversity & Inclusion, Excellence, Community & Neighborliness

Our purpose: OC Fair & Event Center is the 32nd District Agricultural Association (32nd DAA), a California state institution that is organized in accordance with the California Food and Agricultural Code. The 32nd DAA’s purposes under the Code are: 1) to hold fairs, expositions and exhibitions in Orange County to exhibit the industries and industrial enterprises, resources and products of every kind or nature of the state, with a view toward improving, exploiting, encouraging and stimulating them; and 2) to construct, maintain and operate recreational and cultural facilities of general public interest in Orange County.

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Linking agriculture, education and public service 

California – rich in history, resources and innovation. Orange County – blessed with near perfect weather, beautiful scenery and thriving communities. It is here that the OC Fair & Event Center calls home. We are proud to be an agency of the State of California and to serve the Orange County community. Here’s how we fit in:

Gavin Newsom, Governor, State of California