Many Orange County locals and even LA residents have been to the Orange County Fairgrounds, located in Costa Mesa at the north end of the OC. Every summer they host their infamous Fair, and on the non-Fair weekends they always have the “Orange County Market Place” AKA the Swap Meet. But did you know that the OC Fair hosts many other events throughout the year? Check out this list of February events at the Fairgrounds.
35th Annual USVA Tet Festival– February 12th-14th, a celebration of Vietnamese culture
Fight Club OC– February 18th, professional boxing and MMA show
7th Annual Pacific Coast Sportfishing Festival– February 19th-21st, the perfect event for all those who love sportfishing
Centennial Farm Class: Container Gardening– February 20th, part of an ongoing series, learn about succulent container gardening
International Goodwill Martial Arts Tournament– February 20th-21st; features weapons, swords, and martial arts competitions
Gem Faire– February 26th-28th, perfect for jewelry lovers, the Gem Faire offers vendors selling all kinds of beautiful diamonds and other precious stones from all over the world
The 39th OC Home & Garden Show-February 27th- 28th, features home improvement and gardening demos and workshops
Can’t make any of these events? Check out the ongoing events at the Fair below.
Food Truck Fare– Occurs most Wednesdays throughout the year, 5:30-9pm
Also occurs Thursdays from 11am-2pm
Farmer’s Market– Most Thursdays from 9am-1pm (FREE admission)
Market Place/Swap Meet– Occurs most Saturdays and Sundays throughout the year, 7am-4pm ($2 per person admission)