A groundbreaking ceremony for the Heroes Hall at the OC Fair & Event Center is set for Wednesday, March 16, from 9 to 10 a.m. at the Costa Mesa Fair and Event Center, located at 88 Fair Drive, in Costa Mesa.
Approved by the OCFEC Board of Directors in 2014, this new exhibit will be available year-round and will focus on the personal stories of veterans and pay homage to the property’s Army airbase roots. The exhibit is expected to encompass more than 12,000 square feet with indoor/outdoor exhibit space. The former “Memorial Gardens” building will be relocated and repurposed as part of the overall exhibit which will also include memorabilia and tributes to California veterans. The expected completion date is Veteran’s Day, November 11, 2016. Continue reading