Music fans celebrate the new year during festival at O.C. fairgrounds

The calendar may not have turned just yet, but that didn’t stop a crowd of revelers Saturday from partying like it’s 2018 during a New Year’s music festival at the OC Fair & Event Center in Costa Mesa.

Resolution NYE kicked off its two-day run at the fairgrounds with almost seven hours of music by performers including Dirty Heads, Illenium, 3LAU, Hirie, Seedless and Liquid Todd.


Guests also could visit vendors, sample offerings from food trucks and sip beverages from onsite full-service bars.

The festival, which is open to those 21 and older, continues at 8 p.m. Sunday and lasts until 1:30 a.m.


Concerts will be on two stages. Here’s the full schedule for Sunday:

Costa Mesa Stage

Bon3z, 8 p.m.

Arsen, 9 p.m.

Slander, 10:10 p.m.

Coast Club, 11:10 p.m.

Seven Lions, midnight

Huntington Beach Stage

American Pets, 8:45 p.m.

Geographer, 10 p.m.

Young the Giant, 11:30 p.m.

For tickets or more information, visit The event is a collaboration of Social Management Group, Weedmaps and KROQ/106.7 FM.