Winter Fest OC 2017: Info + Ticket Giveaway!

November 16, 2017

Get ready for for some fun at Winter Fest OC which is returning to the OC Fair & Event Center, December 21st to January 7th! There will be more than 20 wintry activities that are back by popular demand including outdoor ice skating, ice tubing down Snowflake Summit, snow play area with real snow, Festival of Lights two-million-light-stroll-through display, and so much more.

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

 Additional attractions with a fee include:
Ice Skating on a full outdoor rink
Candy Cane carnival with more than 30 rides, attractions and games
Pictures with Santa and Mrs. Claus in their cabin

Each night, Winter Fest OC will celebrate with a parade of winter characters, featuring Mayor Frost, Mrs. Claus, the Ice Princess, Penny the Penguin, carolers, Toy Soldiers on stilts, and elves. With the Winter Fest characters circled around the 30-foot-tall Christmas tree, Mayor Frost will light the tree and thrill the crowd with fireworks, falling snow, and a surprise appearance from Santa and his Reindeer flying overhead through Christmas Eve.

New Years Eve, Winter Fest plans to light up the sky with fireworks and a not-to-miss 3,000 beach-ball drop at 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. There is more infomation and how to purchase tickets at

Now you can enter to win 4 tickets to this year's Winter Fest OC! Just use the Rafflecopter widget below and a winner will be notified by email. Good luck!

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♥ Stephanie 


  1. Carey Engberson-BeardenNovember 17, 2017 at 4:32 PM

    I have never been to Winter Fest this would be amazing to win! Thank you so much for the opportunity!

  2. My family would love to attend!

  3. I want to win because I have always wanted to attend the winter fest