Cheap Thrills

By Katie Porter

For a limited time the OC Fair offers discounted rates online on premium passes for its summertime event.

The Super Pass, which can be bought at ocfair.com, offers express admission and a carnival value book for buy one get one ride and game tickets and 20 percent off merchandise coupons.

General passes are $30 and senior and youth passes cost $23, until May 31 when prices go up $5.

The month-long fair opens July 11 and runs Wednesdays through Sundays.