Frequently Asked Questions
Will I need to wear snow clothes to the event?
Is there a charge for parking?
Yes. The OC Fair & Event Center charges $10 per vehicle.
Can I bring my own ice skates?
Am I able to leave the event and re-enter?
You are allowed re entry with a valid handstamp and admission ticket, the OC Fair & Event Center requires you must pay for parking every time you leave the parking lot.
Can I bring a birthday cake inside my VIP Rink-Side Cabana?
Yes, you may but we require coordination with our team prior by contacting VIP@winterfestoc.com.
What items are prohibited?
Are there height restrictions for carnival rides?
BERRY GO ROUND: 42” ALONE / 36″ ACCOMPANIED
BUMBLE BEES: 36” MINIMUM
CAROUSEL: 42” ALONE / 36″ ACCOMPANIED
CENTURY WHEEL: 14 YEARS ALONE
COOKOO HOUSE: 36” MINIMUM
FUN SLIDE: 42” MINIMUM
HIMALAYA: 52” ALONE / 42” ACCOMPANIED
JUMPIN JUMBOS: 36” MINIMUM
KAMAKAZI: 55” MINIMUM
MONKEY MAZE: 36” MINIMUM
OH CHUTE: 42” MINIMUM
ORIENT EXPRESS: 36” MINIMUM
PHAROH’S FURY: 48” MINIMUM
RED BARON: 36” MINIMUM
SAMBA BALLOON: 36” MINIMUM
SURF CITY: 36” MINIMUM
TORNADO: 38” ALONE/ 48” W ADULT
TWIST: 48” ALONE/42” ACCOMPANIED
VERTIGO: 38” ALONE/ 44” MINIMUM
WAVE SWINGER: 44” MINIMUM
ZIPPER: 48″ MINUMUM
Are there height restrictions for Snowflake Summit Ice Tubing?
How much does it cost to ride the carnival rides?
Each carnival ticket is $1. A pack of 16 tickets is $15 and a pack of 32 is $28. We sell all carnival tickets onsite. An unlimited ride wristband is available online for $20 and $25 onsite.
What are the Community Hero Days and what does it include?
What happens if rains or is windy?
Select entertainment and attractions such as fireworks or rides, without prior notice may be delayed, canceled or not available due to inclement weather or windy conditions. All sales are final and non-refundable. Winter Fest OC is open rain, shine, sleet or snow!
Are there refunds or exchanges?
Are there ATMs inside the event?
Can guests with special needs attend?
All guest are welcome! The OC Fair & Event Center provides disabled persons parking. If you need extra assistance, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the Guest Services booth in The Hangar Building when at Winter Fest OC.
Are animals invited?
Does the VIP cabana include admission?
VIP cabanas do NOT include admission. It also does NOT include ice skating. To see more details visit the VIP & Parties page. For additional questions please contact VIP@winterfestoc.com with cabana questions.