Orange County's favorite swap meet
Sundays, Costa Mesa
Southern California's most unique swap meet, is a celebration of food, fun, value and the entrepreneurial spirit. With around two million visitors each year, the Orange County Market Place has grown to become the centerpiece of the Orange County outdoor shopping experience. With it's 42nd year approaching the Orange County swap meet is a stable in this community. Perfect for familes, couples, friends and even for solo shopping. The OC swap meet has over 1,000 vendors that sell anything from handmade soap or bracelets to couches and cars.
When asking a Costa Mesa local why he loves the swap meet he responded with, "I can drink beer and buy vegtables for dinner while my lady can shop." The swap meet holds something for everyone.
It's held every Sunday at The OC Fairgrounds, located at 88 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa. Admission is $2. Children 12 and under are free. Free parking is available as well as preferred parking: for $5. Hours: 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.