The information below applies to the Rick Springfield with Pacific Symphony concert presented by OC Fair & Events Center, during which outside food and beverages are not permitted.
Enjoy a spectacular evening out with family and friends with great music and cool summer breezes. Pacific Amphitheatre is a casual, carefree environment, so dress comfortably and let the fun begin. If you have not yet been to a concert at Pacific Amphitheatre, this site will impart the information you need to enhance your experience and prepare you to feel right at home.
Address & Contact Information
Food & Beverages
Frequently Asked Questions
Pacific Amphitheatre @ OC Fair & Event Center
88 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa, California 92626
Pacific Amphitheatre Box Office
Hours: Saturday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Symphony Box Office
Hours: Monday-Friday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
In Orange County
The 5, 22, 73, 91 and 405 Freeways all connect with the South Newport (55) Freeway. Exit Del Mar/Fair Drive.
From Los Angeles
5 South or 405 South to 55 South, exit Del Mar/Fair Drive.
91 West to 55 South, exit Del Mar/Fair Drive.
From San Diego
5 North to 405 North to 55 South, exit Del Mar/Fair Drive.
After exiting the freeway, follow directional signage to available parking.
After exiting the freeway, follow directional signage to available parking. Lot D provides easy access to the box office. Handicap parking can be found at Lot B or Lot F.
$10 for the Rick Springfield with Pacific Symphony concert
Handicap Parking is also available
Picnicking and food and beverages from outside are NOT PERMITTED at the Rick Springfield concert. Food and beverages may be purchased onsite at the Stage Right Grill and Stage Left Grill. The menu includes hot dogs and hamburgers, as well as more upscale options like chicken piccata and prime rib sliders
- Are the seats padded?
The comfortable seats at Pacific Amphitheatre are brand new stadium seats: They have armrests and cup holders, and plenty of legroom, but no padding.
- Are there hand rails/guard rails to hold onto when walking down the stairs?
There are no hand rails, but the facility is ADA compliant with plenty of wheelchair seats!
- Where are the restrooms in relation to the seats?
Restrooms are conveniently located, on either side of the main concourse near the box office and at Plaza Pacifica.
- Are umbrellas allowed into the venue?
Unfortunately, umbrellas are not allowed inside the venue.
Food & Drink
- What food options will be available for purchase?
At least two food vendors will be open: Stage Right Grill and Stage Left Grill. The menu includes hot dogs and hamburgers, as well as more upscale options like chicken piccata and prime rib sliders.
- Will there be vegetarian options?
Yes, the vegetarian option is a roasted vegetable wrap.
- Am I allowed to bring in outside food and/or drinks for the Kenny Loggins and The B52s concerts?
Unfortunately, outside food, soft drinks, beer and wine will not be allowed at the July 12 and July 20 concerts.
- How much is parking?
$10, cash only
- How far is the parking lot from the amphitheatre?
Steps away! From the time you park, you are only minutes away from your concert experience.
- Am I allowed to picnic during the Kenny Loggins and The B52s concerts?
Unfortunately, picnicking is not allowed at the Rick Springfield with Pacific Symphony concert. Outside food, soft drinks and wine will not be permitted at this event.
- Venue Information
- Renée & Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall
- Samueli Theater
- Pacific Amphitheatre
- Mission San Juan Capistrano
- SOKA Performing Arts Center
- Symphony in the Cities Venues
- Anaheim Packing House
- Avenue of the Arts Hotel
- Balboa Bay Resort
- Christ Cathedral
- Concordia University
- Fullerton First United Methodist Church
- Irvine Barclay Theatre
- Hilbert Museum
- Laguna Art Museum
- Logan Creative
- Musco Center for the Arts
- OC Music & Dance
- Orange County Center for Contemporary Art
- Pearson Park Amphitheatre
- The Boathouse Collective
- Yorba Linda Friends Church
- Pacific Amphitheatre presented by OC Fair
- Dining & Rewards
- First-Timer Guide
- Pre-Concert Talks and Podcasts
- Pacific Symphony Blog
- Program Notes
- Listen on the Radio
- Pacific Symphony ON DEMAND