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2013 OC Fair’s Closing Week Features Camels, 5 Nights of Demolition Derby & Roger Daltrey

As part of the City Days program, the OC Fair will salute Aliso Viejo, Brea, Irvine, La Habra, Orange, Placentia, Yorba Linda, Tustin and Villa Park on select days August 7-August 9 with a community flag salute and discount admission coupons

Costa Mesa, Calif. (August 5, 2013) – The fun continues at the 2013 OC Fair (July 12-August 11) with the final week of summer activities and concerts as the OC Fair welcomes back the Oasis Camel Dairy Exhibit in Livestock with daily milking demonstrations, hit tribute band performances in The Hangar and outstanding concerts from the Toyota Summer Concert Series at the Pacific Amphitheatre. The Fair is closed Monday and Tuesday.

Here is a sampling of the events going on this week (August 7-August 11) at the 2013 OC Fair:

Wednesday, August 7 (Open Noon-Midnight)

  • The Wanted in the Pacific Amphitheatre (8:15 p.m.)
  • Queen Nation in The Hangar (8:30 p.m.)
  • Orange Crush Demolition Derby in the Action Sports Arena (8 p.m.)
  • We Care Wednesday School Supply Drive: Free admission and one carnival ride with donation of one (1) new school supply item valued at $5 or more (Noon-4 p.m.)
  • $30 Unlimited Rides & 2 Free Games (Sold until 5 p.m. and valid until 8 p.m.)
  • City Days: Representatives from Brea, La Habra, Placentia and Yorba Linda will lead Fairgoers in singing the National Anthem at a 12:30 p.m. Community Flag Salute at The Hangar plus residents of these cities are encouraged to use their City Days coupons for $2 off general admission available at their local city hall and library.

Thursday, August 8 (Open Noon-Midnight)

  • Daryl Hall & John Oates in the Pacific Amphitheatre (8:15 p.m.)
  • Springsteen! – The Ultimate Tribute to The Boss in The Hangar (8:30 p.m.)
  • Motor Home Madness Demolition Derby in the Action Sports Arena (8 p.m.)
  • Kids Day: Children 12 and younger are free all day.
  • $30 Unlimited Rides & 2 Free Games (Sold until 5 p.m. and valid until 8 p.m.)
  • Student Film Competition & Festival High school and college students will showcase their best short videos in The Hangar (12:30 – 2:30 p.m.)
  • Food Truck Fare at the 2013 OC Fair: Grub on gourmet food truck fare from Noon-10 pm inside the Fair. Access is free with Fair admission. This week, the OC Fair welcomes Share Mii Snow Ice, Lobsta Truck, Piaggio On Wheels, Baconmania, Waffles de Liege and Dos Chinos.
  • Vegan Kitchen Challenge: Professional chefs Jenny Ross of 118 Degrees and Raya Belna of WILDCRAFT will compete live at the OC Fair in the OC Promenade at 5 p.m.
  • City Days: Representatives from Aliso Viejo and Irvine will lead Fairgoers in singing the National Anthem at a 12:30 p.m. Community Flag Salute at The Hangar plus residents of these cities are encouraged to use their City Days coupons for $2 off general admission available at their local city hall and library

Friday, August 9 (Open Noon-Midnight)

  • Rebelution / Matisyahu / Collie Buddz in the Pacific Amphitheatre (6:30 p.m.)
  • Rumours – The Ultimate Tribute to Fleetwood Mac in The Hangar (8:30 p.m.)
  • Damsels of Destruction Demolition Derby in the Action Sports Arena (8 p.m.)
  • Seniors Day: $6 admission for guests 60 and older plus free regular Ferris wheel and merry-go-round rides all day
  • $2 Taste of Fair Food: Sample Fair favorites for $2 per sample (Noon-4 p.m.)
  • $2 Rides & Games (Noon-4 p.m.)
  • OC Fair Express: Take a ride directly to the OC Fair from 9 different OCTA transit locations for only $2 one-way or $4 round-trip and receive a coupon for $3 OC Fair admission.
  • City Days: Representatives from Orange, Tustin and Villa Park will lead Fairgoers in singing the National Anthem at a 12:30 p.m. Community Flag Salute at The Hangar plus residents of these cities are encouraged to use their City Days coupons for $2 off general admission available at their local city hall and library.

Saturday, August 10 (Open 10 a.m.-Midnight)

  • Roger Daltrey in the Pacific Amphitheatre (8:15 p.m.)
  • Dead Man’s Party – The Oingo Boingo Tribute in The Hangar (8:30 p.m.)
  • Orange Crush Demolition Derby in the Action Sports Arena (8 p.m.)
  • Rise & Shine: Admission is only $3 for everyone the first hour Saturdays and Sundays (10-11 a.m.)
  • Salad Daze Special Culinary Arts Contest: Fairgoers will enter their best potato, pasta and fruit- or vegetable-based salads to be judged live in the OC Promenade at 1 p.m. Pre-register online byWednesday, August 7 to participate.
  • OC Fair Express & Metrolink: Take a ride directly to the OC Fair from 9 different OCTA transit locations for only $2 one-way or $4 round-trip and receive a coupon for $3 OC Fair admission. Metrolink riders who jump on the OC Fair Express from the Anaheim Canyon, Irvine or Santa Ana stations receive free rides to the OC Fair when they present their Metrolink ticket.

Sunday, August 11 (Open 10 am-midnight)

  • Roger Hodgson – The Legendary Voice of Supertramp in the Pacific Amphitheatre (8:15 p.m.)
  • Dread Zeppelin / Metalachi in The Hangar (8:30 p.m.)
  • Motor Home Madness Demolition Derby in the Action Sports Arena (8 p.m.)
  • Rise & Shine: Admission is only $3 for everyone the first hour Saturdays and Sundays (10-11 a.m.)
  • OC Fair Express & Metrolink: Take a ride directly to the OC Fair from 9 different OCTA transit locations for only $2 one-way or $4 round-trip and receive a coupon for $3 OC Fair admission. Metrolink riders who jump on the OC Fair Express from the Anaheim Canyon, Irvine or Santa Ana stations receive free rides to the OC Fair when they present their Metrolink ticket.

Throughout the 2013 OC Fair (July 12-August 11), Fairgoers can also enjoy:

• Military Get in Free: Free admission each day for active-duty U.S. military and veterans with appropriate I.D.
• Read & Ride Program: Children (ages 5-11) who read at least two books and submit a completed OC Fair Read & Ride Book Report Form (available online atocfair.com/readandride) will receive three free carnival rides.
• Free Exhibits and Events: Crafts and culinary displays in the Exhibit Promenade; Summer in the Cities twice nightly at The Hangar; Dr. Entomo’s Palace of Exotic Wonders in Memorial Gardens; Come & Get It Sand Sculpture; daily contests in the Fun Zone and more. All free with Fair admission.

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 ocfair.com, become a fan at Facebook.com/OCFair, follow us at twitter.com/ocfair or call (714) 708-1500. Also, download the free OC Fair iPhone and Android apps available now.

Media/Press Contact: Robin Wachner, Communications Department (714) 708-1543.

 
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