Dates & Times:
  1. Straw rentals are available September through May (straw rentals are not available during June, July and August).
  2. Monday-Friday from 7:00–8:45 a.m. or 1:00–3:30 p.m. ONLY. No weekends.
  3. Straw cannot be picked up or returned during all-grounds events, holidays or weekends.
Pick-ups and Returns:
  1. You are responsible for loading and unloading the straw. Fair staff and tools are not available to assist. Suggested tools: handcart, broom, and tie downs. Please keep our farm area clean.
  2. Straw can only be picked up and returned to Centennial Farm. Straw must be returned to the area where it was picked up and stacked on provided pallet.
Rental and Deposit Fee:

Rental and deposit fee are required before picking up straw. Straw bales are $5 per bale plus a $6 per bale deposit fee. Deposit will be returned when bales are returned undamaged. Deposit will be forfeited if bales are not returned within the week, or returned damaged or wet.

  1. Cash or checks are accepted. Please bring your payment to the Silo Office at Centennial Farm. Make checks payable to: OC Fair & Event Center. Please write 2 separate checks:
      •1 for the rental fee.
      •1 for the deposit.

Each bale is approximately 4 feet x 2 feet x 1.5 feet and weighs about 50 pounds. No assistance will be provided in loading or unloading bales.


Reservations are required. Call (714) 708-1619 to check availability. Please provide your name, phone number, number of bales needed and the pickup and return dates.


Attached is the Straw Rental Form

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