Centennial Farm

On Discovery Days children and adults take an unguided tour of Centennial Farm. During their visit can see a milking demonstration (9:30 a.m. only), pet a chick and learn about plants and animals from any of our many docents stationed around Centennial Farm.

Centennial Farm is a three-acre working farm at the OC Fair & Event Center created to educate youth about agriculture and its importance to daily life. The Farm is home to fruit and vegetable gardens, livestock, and the Millennium Barn. Children and adults can view pigs, chickens, cattle, goats and more while strolling though gardens of lush vegetation.

The next scheduled Discovery Day is on Thursday, January 15, 2015: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm but you must arrive before 11:00 am. 

  • Centennial Farm, 88 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa, Orange County, 92626
  • Cost: admission and parking are free but a donation to the farm of $1.00 per person is appreciated
  • Open to all ages – Reservations Required for groups of 6 children or more. 

Tips before visiting: 

Picnic tables are available for lunch on a first-come, first-seated basis. Picnic tables may not be claimed prior to our 9 a.m. opening time.

Adult supervision is required at all times. Please make sure that all paper towels end up in the trashcans and that the bathroom is left uncluttered.

Animal Feeding: Due to strict diets, guests are not allowed to feed the Centennial Farm animals. Please do not bring any food, drinks or toys into the animal areas. Please be aware that animals may bite.

Please be aware, Centennial Farm has potential allergens such as farm animals, dust, bees, peanuts, tree nuts etc.

Please do not pick or eat any plants, as they are grown for educational purposes.

Before and after visiting Centennial Farm, please make sure everyone washes their hands thoroughly using soap and water (especially before eating).

Due to the outdoor nature of our program, it is recommend children wear comfortable attire.


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