The Orange County Fair  

Our Yearly Visit To Fun, Education, and Food!

Orange Country Fair 2008 Summary (Page One)

Costa Mesa, Calif. (May 23, 2008) – The first day of the 2008 OC Fair will give guests a reason to smile. In celebration of the beginning of the Fair's 21-day run, there will be free admission and parking for all attendees during the first hour of Opening Day, Friday, July 11, from noon to 1 p.m. The Opening Day Free Hour launches what will be a fun-filled OC Fair, that runsFriday, July 11, to Sunday, August 3, and features the theme "Say Cheese!" The Fair is closed on Mondays, July 14, 21, and 28.

New this year, South Coast Repertory (SCR) presents "You're Getting Warmer" daily at the Fun Zone Stage. SCR's latest Education Touring Production focuses on energy conservation and global warming while entertaining children and their parents. Shows are daily at 1 p.m. and 4 p.m.


"Who cut the cheese?" was the theme this year...  Well, not really! The 2008 OC Fair theme of "Say Cheese!" takes center stage in the Flash & Focus Gallery and the OC Cheese-A-Fair.

Located at the north end of the Main Mall, Flash & Focus features a camera obsura, the 2008 Animation Celebration, "Things That Make My Face Say Cheese" exhibit, along with contests, competitions, and exhibitions.

Beginning July 22, see celebrity food sculptor Jim Victor create amazing and fanciful works of art in the medium of cheese at the OC Cheese-A-Fair.

 Also, learn about cheese production along with fun facts, cheese pairing, ask-the-cheese-expert, participate in hands-on cheese themed contests and crafts, demonstrations and more

Day One Was Just Us!

Orange County Fair 2008 Day One
Petunia has the babies on the day before the fair opened...


A Visit With Jeanette And Connor

At The Fair With The Porters

Visiting The Fair With Dave