OC Fair Features Food, Fun

It’s way too hot for a county fair in Riverside County, so you’ll have to wait until February for that.

But if you just can’t wait for a county fair, a short trip to Costa Mesa will get you to cooler weather and the 127th Orange County Fair.

This year it delivers a chicken sandwich topped with ice cream and wedged between two donuts.

And a spicy pizza topped with Cheetos.

Or deep-fat-fried peanut butter meatballs, even fried octopus on a stick for the more adventurous.

With your belly full, you can hop aboard a huge ferris wheel that has air conditioned glass cars for seats.

It weighs more than 600-thousand pounds, that’s more than a quarter of a ton, and it took 22 trucks to deliver the all the parts of the ferris wheel to the fairgrounds.

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