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OC Fair 2017 Schedule
July 14 - August 13, 2017 - Costa Mesa, California

The 2017 OC Fair runs July 14, 2017 - August 13, 2017 (Open Wednesday - Sunday)
OC Fair Hours:
  • Wednesday - Friday: Noon - Midnight
  • Saturday - Sunday: 11:00 am. - Mmidnight
  • Monday - Tuesday: Closed

      Sunday, July 16, Schedule

Centennial Farm
Exhibits: Oxen, American Gardener, California Rare Fruit Growers, ENRECOS - The Worm Guys, Harvest to Home, Mr. Fertilizer, OC Beekeepers until 10:00 pm
Kids Can Cook 12:00 pm, 2:00 pm, 4:00 pm, 6:00 pm

Millennium Barn
Exhibits: Heifer International, UCCE Master Gardeners until 10:00 pm
Milking demos 12:30 pm, 2:30 pm, 4:30 pm, 6:30 pm

Crafters Village
Ceramics demos by Muddy’s Studio

Gallery 15
Exhibits: Garden Clubs in the Community, OC Local Honey until 8:00 pm

Meadows Stage - Community entertainment:
• Super Kitty and the Side Cats - 12 pm
• Lyric Kane - 1:00 pm
• Rocklin - 2:00 pm
• Sky Green - 3:00 pm
• Rockabilly Rats - 4:00 pm
• Calista Quinn - 5:00 pm
• Gina and the Basstones - 6:00 pm
• Caitlin Lucia - 8:00 - 11:00 pm



Family Fairway
Green Gate Area
Russell Brothers Circus 12:30 pm, 2:00 pm, 3:30 pm, 5:00 pm, 6:30 pm, 8:00 pm

Petting Zoo

Explorium: Destination Kids
Children’s activity areas: Creative Corner, Tractor Trails, Pet Vet, Kids’ Kitchen and Café, PitchBurst, Little Sprouts, The Sandbox, Crafts

Kids on Stage Contest - 1:00 pm, 3:00 pm, 5:00 pm, 9:00 pm
The Magic of Frank Thurston - 2:00 pm, 4:00 pm, 7:30 pm
Children’s Eating Contest 6:30 pm



Livestock
Market Livestock Animals on display until 10:00 pm

All-Alaskan Racing Pigs 2 pm, 3 pm, 4 pm, 6 pm, 7 pm, 8 pm

LIVESTOCK SHOW RING
Market Rabbit Pen Judging - 11:30 am,
Open Dairy Cattle Judging - 1:00 pm,
Market Beef Judging and Showmanship - 2:00 pm

YELLOW GATE AREA
Pony Rides, Mini Horse & Giant Horse,
Steer & Alligator ($)

ACTION SPORTS ARENA
SummerFist 10 ($) 6 pm A limited number of non-reserved, general admission seats are available free with Fair admission on a first-come, first-seated basis.

BAJA BLUES
The Mai Tais - 1:00 - 4:00 pm
The Hula Girls - 8:30 - 11:30 pm



Main Mall
The Conjurer 1:00 pm, 3:00 pm, 5:00 pm

Through the Eyes of Veterans 8:30 pm
Multimedia tribute and pyrotechnic display saluting those who serve

THE HANGAR
Blue Oyster Cult ($) 8:30 pm

Community entertainment:
• Music and Arts - 11:30 am
• The Gardeners - 12:30 pm
• The Bluegrass Country Band - 1:30 pm
• Signals-A Tribute to Rush - 2:30 pm
• Kenny Charles and the Open Road - 3:30 pm
• BBQ Brothers - 4:30 pm

OC PROMENADE - CULINARY ARTS
Exhibits:
• Urban Produce - 12:00:00 - 9:00 pm
• Fermentation Farm - 12:00 - 9:00 pm
• The Canning Kitchen - 12:00 - 7:00 pm
• The Pâtisserie by Chef Stéphane Tréand - 12:00 - 11:00 pm
• Chef Ray Duey - 12:00 - 8:00 pm

Cooking Demos:
• Fermentation Farm - 12:00 pm
• Skinny Nite Out - 1:00 pm
• DIY Garden Herb Centerpiece - 2:00 pm
• Chef Farhana Sahibzada - 3:00 pm
• Tampico Spice Company - 4:00 pm
• Fookie - 5:00 pm
• The Cheese Shop @ The Mix - 6:00 pm
• Spice/Utensil Guessing Game - 7:00 pm
• Cooking - 7:00 pm

Live music 8:30 - 11:00 pm

CRAFTS & WOODWORKING
Exhibits & demos: Flying Geese Quilt Guild, Knots of Love, OC Scroll Saw Association, Refined: The Art of Carving, Toy Train Operation Society until 9:00 pm

VISUAL ARTS
Exhibits: Friendzy: A Frenzy of Art by Friends, Garden Variety: A Collaborative Paper Garden

THE COURTYARD
Wine seminars:
Wine Society Tips and Tricks ($) 3:00 pm
Cheese & Wine Pairing ($) 5:00 pm
Wine tasting ($) & competition entries on display


  OC Fair 2017 Schedule:

  • July 14 - Friday     • July 15 - Saturday

  • July 16 - Sunday    



Plaza Pacifica
Plaza Pacifica
OC Brew Hee Haw Craft Beer Festival ($)
12:00 - 4:00 pm

Pacific Amphitheatre
Happy Together Tour ($) 7:00 pm

PLAZA STAGE
Community entertainment:
• Son Doux Band - 11:45 am
• Jexzi - 12:45 pm
• RMB - 1:45 pm
• Splish Splash Band - 2:45 pm
• The Whereabouts - 3:45 pm
• Vulgar Betty - 4:45 pm
• Karaoke Rockstarz - 7:30 - 11:30 pm

HERITAGE STAGE
Community entertainment:
• Apple Creek Cloggers - 11:15 am
• Ballet Folklorico Otomi - 12:15 pm
• Grupo Folklorico Cielito Linto - 1:15 pm
• Aroha Tahi Polynesian Dance Group - 2:15 pm
• USA Dance Southern California
• Performance Team - 4:15 pm

• Peking Acrobats 3:15 pm, 5:15 pm, 7:15 pm, 9:15 pm

• Mark Yuzuik Comedy Hypnotist - 6:15 pm, 8:15 pm, 10:15 pm

HEROES HALL
Exhibits: “The Things They Carried” and “The SAAAB Story”


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