Costa Mesa

OC Japan Fair Returns to Costa Mesa

The OC Japan Fair is back again in hopes of sharing with guests a unique experience to discover and learn about Japanese traditions, technology, and food!

Where and when is the OC Japan Fair?

The event will be held from October 19-21 at the OC Fair Center in Costa Mesa. Hours for each day are listed below:

10/19 (Friday)      5:00PM-11:00PM

10/20 (Saturday)      12:00PM-10:00PM

10/21(Sunday)     10:00AM-5:00PM

How much are tickets?

Early bird tickets (through Sept 30) – $6

Early bird tickets (Oct 1st – Oct 11th) – $7

Online/Entrance tickets (after Oct 11th) – $8

Kids under 6 and adults over 65  – FREE

You can purchase your tickets online here

Where should I park?

Parking at the OC Fair Center is $8 and you would enter through Gate 8 and park in Lot I or G. See the map below!

OC Japan Fair Parking Map


What are some of the food/non-food vendors at the event?

  • Okamoto Kitchen
  • Sushi Boy
  • Tenkatori
  • Matcha Love
  • Dan Dan Noodle
  • Cafe 949
  • Norigami
  • Yo’s Crepe
  • The Bonk’s Lab
  • Angry Little Girls
  • Sakuradragon
  • Anime Jungle
  • SHODO / Japanese Caligraphy
  • Ruthless Kisses
  • and more!

What are some other activities?

In addition to all the food and merchandise vendors, there’ll also be a stage where you can watch cultural exhibitions about Sado (Tea Ceremony), Shodo (Calligraphy), Kimono Demonstrations, Taiko shows, and more.

Address: 88 Fair Dr, Costa Mesa, CA 92626

For more info


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Picture courtesy of OC Japan Fair




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