2018 update: Avail of Winter Fest Orange County Discount Tickets: COMP – $30.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 20 to January 6. Your ticket includes a fast pass, so you can skip the lines and go down the Snowflake Summit ice tubing slide.
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WINTER FEST OC 2018:
WHEN: December 20, 2018 – January 6, 2019
FUN THINGS TO DO AT WINTER FEST ORANGE COUNTY 2018:
- Ice tubing down an 8-lane
- 150-foot real ice summit
- Massive snow play and slide area with fresh snow blown in daily
- All-new SoCal Dickens Village where you can take a trip down memory lane through the 1800’s with holidays past, present, and future.
- Decorate Christmas cookies
- Listen to holiday storytelling
- Visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus (through Christmas Eve)
- Enjoy a pony ride
- New Victorian holiday shops.
- Make sure you don’t miss the magic of Santa and his Reindeer flying over the fairgrounds through Christmas Eve.
- Winter Fest OC also includes the all-new Festival of Lights walk-through with more than 2 million lights
- Nightly Christmas tree lighting celebration
- Ice skating under the stars on SoCal’s largest outdoor ice rink.
- Winter Fest OC is also packed with over 30 carnival rides, attractions and games,
- Petting zoo
- Pony rides
- Trackless train through the Festival of Lights
- Interactive model trains
- Craft-making activities
- and plenty of Instagram-worthy picture opportunities
WINTER FEST OC NEW YEAR CELEBRATION
- Make sure you also don’t miss ringing in the New Year not once, but twice, with a special countdown, Orange Ball drop, fireworks spectacular and an unforgettable balloon drop at both 6:00 pm and midnight. Multiple live bands will be playing to commemorate the end of the year, and the start of a new one.
JOIN THE TICKET GIVEAWAY TO WIN 4 G.A. TICKETS.
AVAIL OF WINTER FEST ORANGE COUNTY DISCOUNT: COMP Tickets – $30
CHECK OTHER SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA HOLIDAY EVENTS:
- LA Zoo Lights Festival Discount Tickets
- Descanso Gardens Forest of Light Discount Tickets COMP – $26
- Knott’s Berry Farm turns Merry Farm Discount Tickets $39