OC Fair: July 11 – Aug 10

“Summer Starts Here” at the 2014 OC Fair July 11-August 10 (Wed-Sun). Join us for 23 days and nights of food, fun and exhibits plus concerts in the Pacific Amphitheatre and events in The Hangar and Action Sports Arena.

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2014 Hours
Wednesday-Friday Noon-Midnight
Saturday-Sunday 10 a.m.-Midnight
Monday-Tuesday Closed

Movies on the Lawn at Orange County Great Park Fri/ Sat

Join us for an outdoor movie experience under the stars. Grab your beach chair, blanket and snacks for a night out with the family. Come see blockbuster hits and family favorites on the big screen at our Movie on the Lawn nights!

This year’s Movie on the Lawn series will feature seven film screenings beginning Saturday, May 31 and continue through July 12. Flashback Fridays will take you on a stroll through memory lane with a lineup of great nostalgic favorites, while Family Favorites on Saturdays will showcase blockbuster hits.

NEW! This year, Great Park visitors can vote for the movie title of their choice to be shown on June 28. Check out the Orange County Great Park Facebook page to vote.
All movies will be shown on the Terraced Lawn at dusk. Admission is free and is weather permitting.

2014 Movie on the Lawn Schedule

FAMILY FAVORITES

May 31: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2Flint Lockwood has moved on to use his gift for invention for the good of mankind. However, he is forced to leave his post when his most infamous machine is still operational and is churning out menacing food-animal hybrids. (2013, Rated PG, 94 minutes)
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June 14: Despicable Me 2This sequel to the wildly successful 2010 animated picture follows Gru, the ex-scheming evildoer-turned parental figure, as he helps to deal with a powerful new super criminal. (2013, Rated PG, 98 minutes)
Scheduled food trucks to include:
June 28: People’s Choice – Vote For Your Movie!Great Park visitors can vote for their movie choice on Facebook for this week’s selection of either:
1. Babe The Gallant Pig
A young pig fights convention to become a sheep dog, or rather, sheep pig, in this charming internationally acclaimed Australian family film. (1995, Rated G, 92 minutes)
2. Surf’s Up!
Surfing penguin, Cody Maverick, enters his first professional competition in hopes of surfing his way to stardom. (2007, Rated PG, 85 minutes)
3. Big Miracle
Inspired by a true story, a small-town news reporter and Greenpeace volunteer enlists the help of rival superpowers to save three majestic gray whales trapped under the ice of the Arctic Circle. (2012, Rated PG, 106 minutes)
July 12: Lego MovieAn ordinary Lego construction worker is recruited to join a quest to stop an evil tyrant from gluing the Lego universe into eternal stasis. (2014, Rated PG, 101 minutes)

FLASHBACK FRIDAYS

June 6: Wizard of OzDorothy Gale is swept away to a magical land in a tornado and embarks on a quest to see the Wizard who can help her return home. (1939, Rated G, 101 minutes)
Scheduled food trucks to include:
June 13: Willy Wonka & the Chocolate FactoryThe original movie of a poor boy who wins the opportunity to tour the most eccentric and wonderful candy factory of all times. (1971, Rated G, 98 minutes)
Scheduled food trucks to include:
June 27: Back to the FutureA teenager is accidentally sent 30 years into the past in a time-traveling DeLorean invented by his friend, Dr. Emmett Brown, and must make sure his high-school-age parents unite in order to save his own existence. (1985, Rated PG, 116 minutes)

June 21: Food Trucks at Downtown Disney, Orlando on Saturday!

Stop by Downtown Disney between 5-10pm tomorrow to check out 14 food trucks at Trucks on the Town!

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Collaborating with The Daily City.com Food Truck Bazaar, local trucks sharing their delicious tastes at Disney for the first time include:

  • TJ’s Seafood Shack
  • Magic 4 Ur Palate
  • Yum Yum Cupcake Truck
  • Ellie Lou’s Brews & BBQ
  • La Empanada
  • Philly’s Best Cheesesteaks
  • El Cactus Azul
  • Mayan Grill
  • Med Fresh Taverna

Of course the four Downtown Disney food trucks, along with the ESPN food truck, will be there – Namaste Café with favorites plus some new flavors from Disney’s Animal Kingdom – think butter chicken and tandoor shrimp; Superstar Catering with favorites from Disney’s Hollywood Studios like Margherita flat bread; Fantasy Fare with Magic Kingdom Park goodies like the corn dog and sticky chicken n’ waffles; and World Showcase of Flavors with Epcot tastes from pierogies to grass-fed beef sliders.

A live DJ will create a convivial atmosphere that’s fun for all ages at the event that will be at Downtown Disney West Side on the event lawn near House of Blues and Cirque du Soleil. Best parking is lots O, P and Q behind Cirque due Soleil, via entrance 5. And, sorry, no pets allowed.

Downtown Disney plans to open a permanent food truck park later this summer between Bongos Cuban Café and the new Starbucks at Downtown Disney West Side. Details soon!