Update: OC Winterfest is back this 2020 as Night of Lights OC. Check the latest 2020 Holiday Events in LA to learn more about the event.
Avail of OC Winterfest Discount Tickets: $12 – $29, limited COMP tickets may also be available. OC Winterfest Groupon is also available which is also $12 – 29. Winter Fest OC is a giant wonderland of immersive wintry fun and will run for 18 days at the OC Fair & Event Center starting December 19 to January 5. Your ticket includes a fast pass, so you can skip the lines and go down the Snowflake Summit ice tubing slide.
Winter Fest OC 2019
When: December 19, 2019 – January 5, 2020
Where: OC Fairgrounds, 88 Fair Drive Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Post updated: November 15, 2019
Winter Fest OC Tickets (Full Price)
- Kids 2 and under can enter Winterfest OC for free.
- Early Bird Child General Admission – $12 to $14 + $3.69 to $3.79 fee.
- Early Bird Adult General Admission – $17 to $19 + $3.94 fee to $4.04 fee.
- Ice Tubing Fast Pass – $10 + $3.59.
- Early Bird Platinum Pass )Admission + Ice Skating + Unlimited Carnival Rides + Ice Tube Fast Pass) – $40 + $6.12 fee.
- VIP Rink Side Cabana (4:15 PM – 7 PM) – $99 + $8.04 fee.
- VIP Rink Side Cabana (7:15 PM – 10 PM) – $99 + $8.04 fee.
- Opening Hour Admission (4 PM – 5 PM) – $10 + $3.59 fee.
- Value 4 Pack (Admission + Ice Tube Fast Pass) – $67 + $15.72 fees.
- Ice Skating – $15 + 3.84 fees.
- Unlimited Carnival Ride Wristband – $20 + $4.09 fee.
- Season Pass – $25 + $3.99 fee for 3-12 and $35 and $4.34 fee for adults
To save on OC Winterfest tickets, check out the following Winter Fest Orange County discount tickets below.
Save by purchasing online tickets as they are less than tickets purchased at the event even with the additional fees charged for online tickets. Plus, tickets onsite may sell-out.
OC Winterfest Discount Tickets
Ticket Deal #1: WinterFest OC Groupon: $14 – $18 Deal
Note that these Winterfest OC discount tickets come with Ice Tubing Fast Pass, they are extra if you purchase directly from the Winterfest OC website.
- Weekday Admission General Admission + Ice Tubing Fast Pass is $12 for kids ages 3 to 12 and $16 for adults weekday admission.
- Weekend or Holiday General Admission + Ice Tubing Fast Pass is $15 for kids ages 3 to 12 and $19 for adults.
- Season Pass + Ice Tubing Fast Pass is $25 for kids ages 3 – 12 and $29 for adults.
Ticket Deal #2: WinterFest Orange County Discount Tickets: COMP – $30
- Weekday Admission General Admission + Ice Tubing Fast Pass is $12 for kids ages 3 to 12 and $16 for adults weekday admission. Plus, $3.75 service fee and $0.50 agency fees. ($13.03 to $14.28 total savings).
- Weekend or Holiday General Admission + Ice Tubing Fast Pass is $15 for kids ages 3 to 12 and $19 for adults. Plus, $3.50 to $3.75 service fee & $0.50 agency fee. ($12.38 to $13.38 savings).
- Season Pass + Ice Tubing Fast Pass is $25 + $4.25 service fee + $1 agency fee for kids ages 3 – 12 and $29 + $5.50 service + $1 agency fee for adults.
Ticket Deal #3: OC Winterfest Group Discount
- Group Children (ages 3 – 12) for 10 or more – $8 + $3.49 fee per child.
- Group Adult for 10 or more tickets – $14 + $3.79 fee per adult.
- Purchase group tickets directly from the Winterfest OC’s website. It does not include a Fastpass for Ice Tubing.
disclosure: this post may contain affiliate links. Photos by Winter Fest Orange County. No WinterFest OC Promo Code 2019 needed to avail of the discount.
Every admission ticket to WinterFest OC includes:
- Unlimited ice tubing down Snowflake Summit’s 150-foot, 8 lane mountain of ice
- Snow Play area with real snow blown in daily – expanded this year!
- Stroll through two million light pathway and explore new holiday themed lands.
- Nightly tree lighting celebration with parade of Winter Fest characters, snow flurries, fireworks and flying Santa and his Reindeer until he returns to the North Pole
- SoCal Dicken’s Village
- Model Train Exhibit
- Winter Fest themed bounce houses and slides for kids
- The world’s largest walk-through ornament and rocking horse
- Craft making and games
- Daily entertainment including live bands, magic shows and strolling entertainment
- Character live shows and meet and greets from popular cartoons
- Little Elves (Toddler) play area
- Santa’s petting zoo
- Snowboard Simulator
- Santa meet & greet through Christmas Eve
Additional attractions and experiences with an additional fee include:
- Ice Skating on a full-size outdoor rink
- Candy Cane carnival with more than 30 rides, attractions and games
- Pictures with Santa and Mrs. Claus (Dec. 19-Dec. 24 only)
Winter Fest Orange County 2019
Each night at 5:30 pm, Winter Fest OC will celebrate with a parade of Winter Fest characters, featuring Mayor Frost, Mrs. Claus, the Ice Princess, Penny the Penguin, carolers, Toy Soldiers on stilts, and elves. With the Winter Fest characters circled around the 30-foot-tall Christmas tree, Mayor Frost will light the Christmas tree and thrill the crowd with fireworks, snow flurries, and a surprise appearance from Santa and his Reindeer flying overhead through Christmas Eve. Don’t miss Santa and his reindeer fly over the fairgrounds at it will be limited to the first six days (Dec. 19 – 24) of Winter Fest OC, prior to his return to the North Pole.
Winter Fest OC New Year Celebration
New Year’s Eve, Winter Fest OC plans to drop the inaugural Orange Ball and light up the sky with fireworks, cover band and a not-to-miss 1,000 balloon drop at midnight. For families looking for a fun experience to ring in the New Year, a special countdown, drop of the inaugural Orange Ball, 1,000 balloon drop, cover band and fireworks will be celebrated at 6pm. No additional fee for New Years Eve Celebration, it is included in your December 31 admission ticket or season pass.
note: no OC WinterFest Promo Code required to avail of the discount. COMP Tickets may run out as the event gets closer to its starting date.
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- La Zoo Lights Discount Tickets
- Descanso Gardens Enchanted Forest of Light
- Pomona Chinese Lantern Festival Discount Tickets
- LA Arboretum Moonlight Forest Discount
- Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade Discount
- Living Desert Zoo Wildlights
- Knott’s Merry Farm Discount Tickets – $44 – $46
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