A new holiday event is now in OC at the Orange County Fairgrounds called Winterfest OC. Best described as a mash up of the famous Orange County fair with the Holiday Chill event held at Long Beach Queen Mary. The festival runs now through January 3. Our family got to attend it and it was a lot of fun. The festival featured reindeer feeding, ice skating, holiday train sets you can control, holiday train you can ride, tubing down 130-foot, six-lane ice slide, and carnival rides and food that you love from the Orange Country Fair. My favorite thing was all the cute photo spots they had through out the festival. We did get a lot of cute photos of our daughter through out the event. If you get cold, there is the Mistletoe Lounge that offers holiday-themed cocktails and international craft beers.  Still need to get into the holiday spirit? Daily entertainment from magician Jimmy H, The Chainsaw Chicks, local bands, & more on the Rockin’s Christmas Stage.


Here is the upcoming schedule for the stage:

December 22: Dance Hall Daze, 6:00 – 8:30 p.m.

December 23: Smith the Band 6:00 – 8:30 p.m.

December 24: Bill Magee, 7:30 – 10:00 p.m.

IMG_5201December 26: The Originalites, 8:30 – 11:00 p.m.

December 27: Bill Magee, 7:30 – 10:00 p.m.

December 28: Radio Domingo, 7:30 – 10:00 p.m.

December 29: The Originalites, 7:30 – 10:00 p.m.

December 30: Smith the Band 6:00 – 8:30 p.m.

December 31: Bill Magee 2:30 -5:00 p.m.

January 1: Dance Hall Daze, 6:00 8:30 p.m.

IMG_5179January 2: Groovetastic, 8:30 – 11:00 p.m.

January 3: Smith the Band 6:00 – 8:30p.m.

On Wednesdays nurses get in free with valid workplace ID and Thursdays teachers get in for free with valid workplace ID. On any day, active or retired military, law enforcement, and firefighters get in free with valid ID.  Admission tickets to Winter Fest start at only $10 online while they last, visit for admission details and more information.  Ice Skating, Snowflake Summit Fast Pass, Unlimited Ride Wristband, VIP Rink-side Cabanas  available for an additional fee and based on availability. Parking is only 7 dollars.



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