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Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Winter Fest Orange County COMP Tickets | @WinterFestOC #IceSkating #IceTubing

11/30/16 update: Avail of Winter Fest Discount Tickets just $7-30 and visit the OC Fair & Event Center on December 18 through January 3 to enjoy ice-skating, ice tubing, the world’s largest walk-through ornament, live entertainment, reindeer feedings, VIP private cabanas and more.


There's also 20 carnival rides and games, music performances, face painting, magicians and much more. And don't forget to visit with Santa Claus in the North Pole! They are new this year but I'm excited to try it out.



WHAT TO SEE AT WINTER FEST ORANGE COUNTY:

  • Experience ice-skating with a theater-sized screen playing holiday films in the background
  • Ice tube down a 130-foot, six-lane ice slide
  • Enjoy nightly snowfall and tree lighting
  • Festive entertainment
  • Reindeer feedings, 
  • and more than 30 carnival rides and games. 
  • Winter Fest is filled with seasonal foods, craft cocktails
  • Magical lights, and holiday d├ęcor including the world’s largest ornament.
WINTER FEST OC DETAILS:

WHERE: OC Fairgrounds, 88 Fair Drive Costa Mesa, CA 92626
WHEN: December 18, 2015 - January 3, 2016
TIME: opens at 11AM closes at 10 or 11, depending on day

Winter lovers seeking a premium experience are welcome to choose from an array of upgrades. Children of all ages can opt for festive face painting, balloon art, and official photos with Santa. 

Guests can also enjoy more than 30 carnival rides and games, reindeer graham cracker feedings, rides on the North Pole LTD trackless train, and ice-skating.

WINTER FEST ICE SKATING:

The Hangar building inside the fairgrounds will be transformed into an elegant festival space with a massive ice skating rink, where brilliant hanging snowflakes light up the ice below. 

Onlookers can watch skaters circle the rink while beloved holiday films play on the theater-sized projection screen in the background. Skating is available on a first come, first serve basis; $15 per person including skates. Skate assists are available for $5. 

WINTER FEST CABANAS:

Winter Fest will offer private, rink-side VIP cabanas are also available for $99 per session, creating a Winter Fest destination for holiday office parties, birthday parties, family retreats, or couples looking for a new way to celebrate date night. Each cabana holds up to 10 guests but can be expanded to accommodate parties up to 100. All cabanas offer a special menu with holiday inspired foods and craft cocktails, and a cabana server to attend to guests’ needs.

WINTER FEST OC: FAIR FOOD

Frolicking throughout Winter Fest can stir up an appetite, which can be satiated with tasty treats and delicious libations. Guests can visit Mrs. Claus’ Bakery for sweets while watching live fudge cutting and cinnamon roll making. Merry wanderers with a heftier hunger can enjoy seasonally and internationally inspired foods, including soups in bread bowls, potpies, tamales, Chinese food, crepes, and turkey and stuffing. Traditional SoCal fun foods will also be available, including pizza, tacos, grilled cheese, and BBQ kabobs. Kettle corn and popcorn will be offered for guests on the go, and thirsty festival-goers can indulge in a tempting hot chocolate and martini bar. The OC fairgrounds’ traditional Baja Blues Restaurant will be re-imagined as a snow-covered ski lodge, where guests can enjoy food, libations, and local bands.

WINTER FEST OC SCHEDULE:

Winter Fest casts its icy spell over the OC Fair & Event Center for seventeen days and nights December 18 – January 3. Hours of operation are 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. Sunday through Thursday, and 11 a.m. – 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Special hours of operation include December 24 (Christmas Eve) 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. and December 25 (Christmas Day) 2 - 11 p.m. Santa and Mrs. Claus will be present at Winter Fest every day and night through Christmas Eve, December 24.

The fairgrounds are the perfect venue for Winter Fest, offering both indoor and outdoor space. The majority of the main attractions and entertainment are within buildings, essentially making Winter Fest ‘El Nino-proof.’

Passing through Winter Fest’s icy gates reveals a whimsical wonderland where guests can stroll through the center of the world’s largest illuminated ornament. 

Winter Fest OC attendees can sample holiday treats while sipping hot cocoa or specialty craft cocktails, and enjoy activities for guests of all ages. 

Entertainment includes roaming holiday characters, performances by singers and artists, magicians, and a nightly Christmas tree lighting ceremony with snow flurries. 

All tickets are a fantastic value, allowing unlimited access to tube down the 130-foot, six-lane ice slide (available for guests 42” and taller). 

WINTER FEST DISCOUNT TICKETS:

Admission starts at only $10 online (for a limited time) or get them through Goldstar when they ran out. Ticket prices Monday through Friday are $10 online, $15 onsite for children age 4 – 11, and $20 online, $25 onsite for adults. Ticket Prices Saturday and Sunday are $15 online, $20 onsite for children age 4 – 11, and $25 online, $30 onsite for adults. Children 3 and under are free. Tickets on sale now.

Adult season passes for unlimited access for all of Winter Fest’s dates are available for $45 advance and online (limited supply); children’s season passes are available for $25 advance and online (limited supply).

AVAIL OF WINTER FEST OC DISCOUNT TICKETS $10 AND SEE YOU ALL AT #WINTERFESTOC

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3 comments :

  1. Wow, this looks like fun!

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  2. Your tweet photos of this are lovely. Too bad I live 2,000 miles away.

    slehan at juno dot com

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