The Orange County Fair, ranked as the 11th most attended fairs in North America, with 1,072,018 attendees (OC Register Wiki) will end this weekend. Open from 10am to midnight on the last few days, many events are included for free at the OC Fair. Enjoy the last days of deep-fried delicacies, heart-stopping rides, rockin’ concerts and more for the whole family (OC Fair Newsrelease, Aug. 9).
With a carnival, petting zoo, extreme sports acts, acrobatics, live music and more, the OC Fair has always offered fun for everyone (OC Register Wiki). In 1890 the Orange County Farigrounds were founded and after many headline news this year, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger sold the Fairgrounds to the City of Costa Mesa for $96 million this June, just before the official start of the OC Fair.
THE OC FAIR 2010
Should you have missed the OC Fair and are longing for some “Jahrmarkt” adventures, then prepare yourself for the LA County FAIR starting Sept. 4th to Oct. 3rd, 2010.
If you haven’t made it to the OC Fair 2009 yet, hurry up! This weekend will be the last one you can spend at the fair. The OC Fair’s last day is Sunday, August 9th. Lots of rides and games await the whole family and don’t miss the 2009 OC Super Fair attraction of “Al’s Brain: a 3D Journey through the Human Brain with Weird Al Yankovic”. It is an educational and entertaining attraction featuring a 3-D movie starring famed artist Weird Al Yankovic. “
For everyone who is not interested in rides, there is still plenty to do and to see. Enjoy the fair food from funnel cakes to barbacued turkey legs and of course don’t forget to visit all the booths of all the various merchants. It’s always fun to stroll around. The daily schedule tells you in detail what’s going on the day you are planning to go, http://www.ocfair.com/2009/visitfair/visit_fair.html#. TIP: If you’ll be there on the last day, Sunday April 9th, look out for the presentation by the Club German Cultural Center on the Park Plaza Arts Stage at 10:15 am.
To get in the OC Fair for $2 this weekend, you need to be at the fairgrounds buying your tickets before 2pm and show the coupon below. To get the special closing weekend promotion got to: http://www.ocfair.com/2009/discount/discount_promotion.html