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Winter Fest - New Years Eve

@ Orange County Fairgrounds

Ice tubing, play snow, fireworks, live entertainment


On December 31st Winter Fest continues to bring "Winter to the OC" On New Years Eve, Winter Fest is bringing a special New Years Eve Celebration to everything that Winter Fest already offers!

On December 31st Winter Fest continues to bring "Winter to the OC" On New Years Eve, Winter Fest is bringing a special New Years Eve Celebration to everything that Winter Fest already offers!


The New Years Eve Celebration will include special festivities with lighting up the sky with fireworks and a not-to-miss 3,000 beach-ball drop at both 9pm and midnight. For families looking for a fun experience to ring in the New Year with the East Coast, a special countdown, beach-ball drop and fireworks will be celebrated at 9pm. No additional fee for the New Years Eve Celebration, it is included in your Winter Fest admission ticket or season pass!


Winter Fest’s giant wonderland of family fun and date night charm is a great value with tickets available starting at only $10. Season passes are also available for all 18 days of Winter Fest to capture plenty of Instagram-worthy pictures. Every admission ticket 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!

*Festival of Lights two-million-light stroll-through holiday displays – 7 new 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

*Winter Fest themed bounce houses and slides for kids

*The world’s largest walk-through ornament and rocking horse

*Craft making and games in Santa’s workshop

*Daily entertainment including live bands, magic from Jimmy H, and strolling carolers

*Character live shows and meet and greets from popular cartoons such as Thomas the Train, Sid the Science Kid, PJ Masks, and Buddy from Dinosaur Train

*Little Elves (Toddler) play area

*Santa’s petting zoo

*Arcade games

*Snowboard Simulator

  • Orange County Fairgrounds
  • 88 Fair Drive
  • Costa Mesa, CA 92626

Phone: (714) 550-9700

Website: Click to Visit

Suitable for: 1+

  • Ages 0 - 2: Free
  • Ages 3 - 12: $10.00
  • Ages 13 and over: $15.00

Note: Shown are online prices

$8.00, provided on location.

Event dates, times and cost are subject to change without notice. Before heading out, please contact the event organizer to verify the information provided. If you have questions about a particular event, please contact the event organizer directly.

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