OC Fair & Event Center
The heart of events for Costa Mesa, enjoy a year-round calendar including concerts at the open-air Pacific Amphitheater. On of the country's largest fairs, the OC Fair, is held here every July and August.
The perfect locale for a family picnic! Explore 49 beautiful acres of Tewinkle Park, named after the founder of Costa Mesa. The park includes five barbeques, several picnic tables, a children’s playground, amphitheatre, tennis courts, softball and baseballs fields and a lake and waterfall.
Volcom Skate Park
As the action sports capital of Orange County, it’s little surprise that a wildly popular skate park lands in the center of Costa Mesa. The 24,000-square-foot park originally sponsored by skate brand Volcom includes two bowls and street elements. It is free and open to the skaters of all levels.
Costa Mesa is a dog friendly city! Several shopping centers and restaurants are ready to welcome your four-legged friend, and the city even has a dedicated dog park. Bark Park includes two acres of fenced park where Bowzer can run and play until his heart’s content.
The Triangle is home to dining, nightlife and family-friendly activities. Catch a movie at Starlight Cinemas, which serves as a venue for the annual Newport Beach Film Festival, hit the lanes or enjoy one of the center's the outdoor bars!
La Vida Cantina
La Vida Cantina is the perfect spot for a casual dinner and drinks thanks to its focus on fresh quality ingredients and breezy ambiance. With two outdoor bars and regular live music, it’s easy to relax with a sunset margarita and delicious meal.
Keys on Main
Dueling piano bar Keys on Main rolls great drinks, good times and live music into one wildly entertaining 21+ venue. Stop in for a cocktail named after your favorite pop star and bring your friends for a good old-fashioned sing along.
Tavern + Bowl
Get the premier bowling experience at Tavern + Bowl. The state of the art bowling facility includes a full restaurant and bar, replete with a number of HD flat screens to keep up on your favorite sports game between rounds.
Los Angeles Chargers
Did you know Costa Mesa is home to the Los Angeles Chargers training camp? Held at the Jack Hammett Sports Complex, the NFL team’s summer training is open to the public and free to attend!