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 March events at the Fairgrounds.
MUSINK Tattoo Convention & Music Festival– March 4th-6th, presented by Travis Barker. Celebrating its 9th year, the Tattoo Convention features a car show, live music, world-renowned music artists, and more.
Centennial Farm Garden Class– March 12th & March 19th- learn to grow your own tomatoes! Intermediate/advanced skill level.
Radio Control Expo– March 12th-13th- Join the league of RC and action technology enthusiasts from across the country and discover new technology, products, and more.
13th Annual Orange County’s Largest Mixer– March 16th- Sharpen your networking skills and bring your business cards, the networking mixer takes place Wednesday, March 16th.
Apartment Association of Orange County Conference– March 24th- The “heroes of rental housing” showcase their chops with their annual Trade Show and Conference.
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)