OC Fair 2010 – Win 4 Super Passes!

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We’ve got the beat, we’ve got the beat, we’ve got the beat, yea, we got the beat!  And the BEAT goes on this summer at the fabulous OC Fair with lots of fun in store for the whole family.  Love the fair? Enter to win 4 free Super Passes to get in free all 23 days! Details below…

The OC Fair invites guests to a deep-fried summer on a stick as it celebrate its 120th anniversary July 16-August 15, 2010.

The 2010 OC Fair, open Wednesday-Sunday, will feature the premiere of a 120th anniversary exhibit showcasing a decade-by-decade look into Orange County’s favorite tradition.

This year’s theme, “The Beat Goes On,” honors the heart of Orange County – the OC Fair – as it continues to beat.

The 23-day celebration kicks off with free admission and parking for everyone during the first hour of the 2010 Fair (Friday, July 16, Noon-1 p.m.)

Other 2010 promotions include the Super Pass for $30 (adult price), allowing those guests who cannot get enough of the Fair daily access at one low price; in support of our heroes, active military (with valid ID) receive free admission daily; “We Care Wednesdays” offer free admission and one carnival ride with an appropriate donation at the gates (check ocfair.com for donation details as they vary each week); Thursdays offer children 12 and younger free admission and Fridays celebrate seniors (60 and older) with a discount on admission and free select carnival rides.

The Fair is closed on Mondays and Tuesdays.

The Fair would not be the Fair without its abundance of food. Everything under the sun that can be deep-fried, on a stick and so much more.  Approximately 80 vendors offer a variety of food choices, including colossal Mexican funnel cakes, giant turkey legs, mile-long hot dogs, cinnamon rolls, frozen lemonade, deep-fried Smore’s, chocolate-covered bacon, roasted corn and much more.

Days & Hours (Open Wednesday-Sunday)

Wednesday-Friday Noon-Midnight
Saturday-Sunday 10 a.m.-Midnight

Prices – Admission: (Children under 6 are free everyday.)

Single Day: General $10, Senior (60+) $7, Child (6-12) $5. No fees for customers who use Ticketmaster’s TicketFast (print-at-home) option!
Group Sales (15+): General $8, Senior (60+) $5, Child (6-12) $3. (Mail or fax order form by July 2.)
Super Pass: General $30, Senior (60+) $25, Child (6-12) $20.

Prices – Parking: General $7, Preferred $12.

Hooray! It’s a Tiny Giveaway!

You will have TWO weeks to enter this one as the contest runs through 5pm PST July 1st, 2010.   One lucky winner will win 4 free Super Passes!  To enter, please do the following:

1. Simply comment below and tell me your favorite thing to do (or eat!) at the fair – 1 Entry

2. {Like} the OC Fair on Facebook – 1 Entry

3. Follow @OCFair on Twitter – 1 Entry

4. {Like} Tiny Oranges on Facebook – 1 Entry

5. Follow @TinyOrangesOC on Twitter – 1 Entry

6. Subscribe to Tiny Oranges New Post Updates (top right column) – 1 Entry

7. Log in to our Forum and leave a response or new post – 1 Entry

Good luck!

{Disclosure: I received free VIP tickets to attend the OC Fair with my family & had the best time ever!}


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  1. 1
    Lin says:

    I love the fair! My husband & I usually go & just walk around. My favorite part is all the vendors & the great (unhealthy) food!

  2. 2
    Lin says:

    I follow Tiny Oranges on Twitter as linnysvault.

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    Lin says:

    I like Tiny Oranges on Facebook.

  4. 4
    Dina says:

    Fair is so fun!
    Love taking the kids and letting them have have a blast.
    The Funnel cake so yummy!

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    Jenni says:

    We love to see all the animals at the fair!

  6. 6
    Jenni says:

    I follow Tiny Oranges on Twitter @ jenballow.

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    Jenni says:

    I am a FB fan of Tiny Oranges.

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      Jenni says:

      @ jenballow

  8. 9
    Jenni says:

    I follow OC Fair on Twitter.

  9. 10
    Jenni says:

    I subscribe to Tiny Oranges (and love getting an email from you every morning!).

  10. 11
    Jenni says:

    I’m a FB of OC Fair.

  11. 12
    Amber says:

    I think my favorite thing about the fair is the food. Corn dogs and cotton candy. YUM YUM!!!

  12. 13
    TK says:

    My kids love looking at all the animals. I always enjoy looking at all the collection entries & ribbons awarded (& the photography ones too!).

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    Angela says:

    My favorite part of the fair is the smile on my kids faces when we step inside. We also enjoy the vendors, rides and can’t forget the strawberry funnel cake! 🙂

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    Andie says:

    I love the food and walking around, people watching is pretty comical too.

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    Andie says:

    I follow you on FB

  16. 17
    Andie says:

    I subscribe to Tiny Oranges

  17. 18
    Nancy D. says:

    My daughter is 15 months, so the fair will be so fun to check out all the animals! And of course the yummy treats!

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    Andie says:

    I follow you on Twitter

  19. 20
    Andie says:

    I follow OC Fair on Twitter

  20. 21
    Sherida says:

    I love to go see Weird Al at the fair!

  21. 22
    elle says:

    oc fair here we come! =)

  22. 23
    CindyC says:

    I liked the OC Fair on Facebook. Fun!

  23. 24
    Pam says:

    I can’t believe we’ve never taken the kids… would love to go this year!

  24. 25
    Sara says:

    We love the fair and can\’t wait to take our one year old!

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    April says:

    I love people watching! Also the BBQ is fantastic. I already follow Tiny Oranges on FB and Twitter. I also already follow OC Fair on both. Thanks for giving us this opportunity!

  26. 27
    Jennifer B. says:

    I love the OC Fair! My FAVORITE food is the yummy cinnamon rolls inside the product fair! I tried chocolate covered bacon last year and was NOT a fan! LOL

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    Liz says:

    I already like OC Fair on Facebook!

  28. 29
    Liz says:

    I already follow them on twitter @thoughtsofamomy

  29. 30
    Liz says:

    I already follow you on twitter! @thoughtsofamomy

  30. 31
    Jennifer B. says:

    I’m a facebook fan of the OC Fair.

  31. 32
    Liz says:

    I already like you on FB (:

  32. 33
    Jennifer B. says:

    I’m a FB of Tiny Oranges.

  33. 34
    Liz says:

    I haven’t been to any county fair in a very long time! The only thing I remember from the fair are all the cute junk you can buy! I love it!! (:

  34. 35
    Liz says:

    Just subscribed! Whoo Hoo!

  35. 36
    Liz says:

    Booo, got enter happy! ):

    I meant I just subscribed… cerezo liz at yahoo dot com

  36. 37
    Grama Mary says:

    We were planning a day at the fair this year, Thanks for the opportunity

  37. 38
    Grama Mary says:

    I have subscribed to new post updates and love the food at the fair.

  38. 39
    Dawn says:

    fan of Tiny Oranges on fb

  39. 40
    Dawn says:

    fan of OC Fair on fb

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    Stephanie Emery says:

    I love eating chocolate covered bacon at the fair… HEAVENLY! It is the most delicious thing I have ever tasted!!

  41. 42
    Stephanie Emery says:

    I am an email subscriber. stephemery@gmail.com

  42. 43
    Jennifer Lamas says:

    Love the animals and reading Tiny Oranges blog 🙂

  43. 44
    CSeppala says:

    My favorite thing to do at the fair is to watch my kids have a terrific time on the rides!

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    CSeppala says:

    I LIKE OC Fair on FaceBook!

  45. 46
    CSeppala says:

    I follow OCFair on Twitter!

  46. 47
    CSeppala says:

    I LIKE Tiny Oranges on Facebook!

  47. 48
    CSeppala says:

    I follow TinyOrangesOC on Twitter!

  48. 49
    CSeppala says:

    I subscribe to Tiny Oranges New Post Updates!

  49. 50
    CSeppala says:

    I left a response on your Forum! (In My Favorite Things)

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    AnnieB says:

    Love the funnel cake!!!

  51. 52
    Jayelle says:

    The whole family is excited for the fair! My daughter talks about the corn all year!!

  52. 53
    Laura says:

    What don’t I like to eat at the fair?
    Corn, funnel cake, bbq,

  53. 54
    Carrie says:

    I love the Tasti Chips at the fair. And most everything else too!

  54. 55
    Tina R says:

    I wait for the Orange County Fair all year long — then go with the same group of friends we’ve been going with for 10+ years and eat every new deep-fried thing we can! Can’t wait for the deep friend Klondike bar this year!

  55. 56
    Robyn says:

    I always get at least one order deep fried Oreos or pickles at the fair! I look forward to it all year!

  56. 57
    Pamela says:

    Love looking at all the darling animals (fur-faced NOT human), the pig races and deep fried artichoke hearts!

  57. 58
    Lisa says:

    Funnel cakes!

  58. 59
    Jazmine says:

    The BBQ corn. That is what I go to the fair every year for. The BBQ corn. Yuuummmmmmmmmmm!!!!!!!!!

  59. 60
    Eunice says:

    I would definitely eat a corn dog!

  60. 61
    Eunice says:

    I like you on facebook

  61. 62
    Eunice says:

    follow tinyorangesOC on twitter as @unellie

  62. 63
    Rachel T. says:

    I liked the OC Fair on Facebook.

  63. 64
    Rachel T. says:

    I am a facebook fan of Tiny Oranges! I want to win!!!!

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    OCMommyEsq says:

    Funnel Cake!!!

  65. 66
    OCMommyEsq says:

    I like you on Facebook.

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    OCMommyEsq says:

    I follow you on Twitter.

  67. 68
    Neverlnd16 says:

    I love the craft area…looking at what other people can do that I can’t. I love the 10 pound bun pizza too.

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    Dara says:

    I love the fried artichokes! I justify it by saying it’s a vegetable 🙂

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    Sharlene says:

    I love deep fried anything. Oh- and fresh lemonade!

  70. 71
    Sharlene says:

    I liked the OC Fair

  71. 72
    Sharlene says:

    I follow them on Twitter now.

  72. 73
    Sharlene says:

    I like Tiny Orange on FB

  73. 74
    Sharlene says:

    I follow Tiny Oranges on Twitter

  74. 75
    Sharlene says:

    I subscribe to Tiny Oranges in my Google reader

  75. 76
    Toza says:

    we love the rides..! free tickets sounds good….!!!

  76. 77
    Lisa says:

    OMG. Funnel Cake, watch out! And deep-fried snickers :p mmm. I “like” OC Fair on FB, already “like” TO on FB, I don’t tweet, but I get the TO newsletter (fabulous stuff, thank you)!

  77. 78
    Teri P. F. says:

    I like & am a fan of Tiny Oranges on Facebook.

  78. 79
    Teri P. F. says:

    I subscribe to Tiny Oranges New Post Updates

  79. 80
    Teri P. F. says:

    My family and I like to get the grilled corn while at the OC Fair. My son likes the rides for younger kids and visiting the animals. I like the air conditioned photography exhibits. My husband like to walk around the vendor booths.

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    Dave Wyhlidko says:

    We love the OC fair! and the Corn dogs are great, along with many other selections.
    Qith 7 kids it gets a little expensive though.

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    Cathyb says:

    I love funnel cake!

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    Cathyb says:

    I like the OC Fair on Facebook.

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    Lisa says:

    I’m already jonesing for some Tasti Chips!!

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    Amy-Sue says:

    I LOVE, Love, love the cinnamon rolls at the fair…seriously, the best EVER!!!!!! mmmmm, drooling.

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    Mea says:

    I run, not walk, straight to the piglets! Each year there’s a huge mama pig with a litter of piglets. More entertaining than the rides! I also love the OC garden (I know… pretty tame. I skip the rides).

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    tchrtiff says:

    follower of OCFair on Twitter

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    tchrtiff says:

    Already “like” tinyoranges on fb 🙂

  88. 89
    tchrtiff says:

    My family loves going to the fair every summer. thanks for the opportunity to win a fabulous prize!

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    Caroline says:

    I love the food at the fair -where else do you get to eat funnel cakes?

  90. 91
    Caroline says:

    I like tinyoranges on FB

  91. 92
    Caroline says:

    I now follow you on twitter! 🙂

  92. 93
    Rose says:

    My favorite food at the Fair is the cinnamon rolls with nuts. They are soooo good! Would love to win the passes. I follow OCFair and TinyOranges on Twitter and Like both on Facebook too.

  93. 94

    LOL I cracked up at the tag – Turkey legs!

    My kids look forward to this every year – unfortunately my butt does NOT.

  94. 95
    Katrina says:

    I Love the deep fried avocado! Sooo yummy!

  95. 96
    Katrina says:

    I like the OC fair on Facebook

  96. 97
    Katrina says:

    I like Tiny oranges on FB

  97. 98
    Katrina says:

    I am a follower of Tiny Oranges

  98. 99
    Carrie says:

    My daughter and I love all the animals at the Fair. And, being the daredevil that she is, she really looks forward to the Ferris Wheel every year- and she’s three!
    (and i did #2-4 to gain the additional entires)
    BTW- first time on your blog- love it!

  99. 100
    Tiffany says:

    I’m happy to have found you on Fun orange county parks ….blog.

  100. 101

    This will be my little guy’s first time at the fair, and I have a feeling we’ll be back many times to see and pet the animals. I can’t wait!

  101. 102
    Shanna says:

    Love the fair and love the grilled corn! strange things to look forward to, but its gooooood! Can’t wait to take the girls this summer and super passes would be awesome!!!

  102. 103
    Shanna says:

    I follow TO on Twitter and like you on FB, and get your daily emails and RSS feed!

  103. 104
    Shanna says:

    And I follow the OC Fair on Twitter and Like them on FB!

  104. 105
    Jennifer says:

    favorites are the petting zoo, kids areas, and eating all the fried zucchini and bbq chicken i can

  105. 106
    traceyclark says:

    we take our annual photo booth family photo. I have a collection on my wall! wanna see?
    Love the OC Fair!

  106. 107
    traceyclark says:

    just took care of 1-5 of your list. : ) thanks for the opportunity! super pass sounds super awesome!

  107. 108
    Kristine Michelle says:

    I like to eat cotton candy!
    AllMyCrazyCats @ aol.com

  108. 109
    Kristine Michelle says:

    I like you on Facebook – Kristine Peacock
    AllMyCrazyCats {at} AOL.COM

  109. 110
    Kristine Michelle says:

    I follow you on Twitter (Pudyqat)
    AllMyCrazyCats {at} AOL.COM

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    Kristine Michelle says:

    I like OC County Fair on Facebook – Kristine Peacock
    AllMyCrazyCats {at} AOL.COM

  111. 112
    Kristine Michelle says:

    I follow OC Fair on Twitter (Pudyqat)
    AllMyCrazyCats {at} AOL.COM

  112. 113
    Jennai says:

    I like to eat corn on the cob
    HobartsMama {AT} AOL.COM

  113. 114
    Jennai says:

    I follow OC Fair on Facebook as Jennifer Keefer
    HobartsMama {AT} AOL.COM

  114. 115
    Macaulay says:

    Haven’t been to the OC fair yet, believe it or not, but I am always a fan of funnel cake!

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    Macaulay says:

    Like tiny oranges on fb!

  116. 117
    Tori says:

    My favorite part is walking all the vendor booths! It has been years since I went and would LOVE to win this!

  117. 118
    Tori says:

    I follow you – I’m @HostessTori 🙂

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    Robyn says:

    I liked Tiny Oranges and OCFair on facebook, followed Tiny Oranges and OCFair on Twitter as @robyntastic, and I responded to this post when it was first put up. \"I always get at least one order deep fried Oreos or pickles at the fair! I look forward to it all year!\" was me. 🙂

  119. 120
    Tori says:

    I “Liked” you on FB!

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    Tori says:

    I now follow OCfair on Twitter too!

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    Shari says:

    You will always find me where the arts and crafts + food judging is. I love that environment!

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    jaki says:

    i love everything about the fair, but my favorite part is all the booths set up so you can buy things. hope i win!

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    brian says:

    deep fried frog legs.. yumm

  124. 125
    Tiffany says:

    I LOVE ALL THE FAIR FOOD! Can’t go wrong with deep fried food on a stick! or funnel cakes! 🙂

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    Rita says:

    The thing about the OC fair that I love is that it’s a family tradition to go every summer! My parents would take me and my siblings every summer and now I take my kids. It’s a summer tradition we all look forward too.

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    danielle says:

    i love riding all of the rides

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    Erin says:

    I love going and spending time with the family! The food doesn’t hurt either!

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