Traffic advisory: Plan to arrive early – especially for OC Fair ticketed events, including concerts. Ride-hailing services, public transportation and carpooling are highly recommended. If you do drive, check the latest traffic and 405 Project updates on Google Maps and Waze. Full construction updates are available on the OCTA website and OCTA’s interactive map.

Parking Rates

For concerts taking place during the OC Fair, guests will be directed to best available parking available at the time you arrive. Please note that entrance to the Pacific Amphitheatre during the run of the Fair is available through the Fair. After parking, enter through whichever gate is closest, Blue Gate, Green Gate or Yellow Gate, and proceed toward the Pacific Amphitheatre.

For concerts that take place before or after the OC Fair, please follow directional signs and staff to be directed to the best available parking available at the time you arrive. After parking you will then enter the venue through the main Pacific Amphitheatre entrance adjacent to the Box Office.

  • $12 for cars, motorcycles
  • $24 for limos, buses

Cash or credit accepted

During the run of the OC Fair, Saturdays and Sundays are the busiest days. Please plan accordingly and try to arrive as early as possible. Your concert ticket includes admission to the OC Fair, and you are welcome to come and enjoy a full day at the Fair before your concert.

NOTE: Please do not park on the residential streets in the area surrounding the OC Fair. These areas may require City-issued parking permits. Vehicles without these permits are subject to tow at the owner’s expense.

Reserved Parking

Limited reserved parking is available with a Pacific Amphitheatre concert ticket purchase. Reserved parking can be bought at the Pacific Amphitheatre box office or online at while supplies last.

  • Reserved Parking sales end 24 hours before each show
  • Reserved Parking is NOT available for purchase the day of the show.
  • Entry to Reserved Parking through Gate 4 ONLY.

For some performances, a preferred seating / reserved parking combination package will be available. These seats include a Reserved Parking ticket. These combination packages are very limited and are available on a first come, first served basis. Each package will be limited to 2 performance tickets to help ensure that as many guests as possible are able to take advantage of this option.

When choosing the Pacific Amphitheatre Reserved Parking option, it is very important that you follow the directions below. Occasionally, the Costa Mesa Police must shut down Arlington at Fairview and these routes will avoid this intersection. Once you park, walk through the Green Gate entrance and head to the Plaza Pacifica entrance to the Pacific Amphitheatre to enjoy your show.

Reserved Parking From 405: Exit the 405 Freeway at Bristol St. Go south on Bristol. Turn right onto Southbound Newport Blvd. Turn right onto Arlington Dr. Enter through Gate 4.

Reserved Parking From 55: Exit the 55 Freeway at Baker St. Go west on Baker. Turn left onto Bristol St. Turn right onto Southbound Newport Blvd. Turn right onto Arlington Dr. Enter through Gate 4.