COSTA MESA, Calif. - After 42 years, the Orange County Market Place, better known as the O.C. swap meet, is getting kicked out of the Orange County Fairgrounds.
Fairgrounds board members voted Thursday, 6-3 to evict the swap meet due to declining revenue. The Daily Pilot also reports that the OC Fair Board has had numerous clashes with Tel Phil Enterprises, the company that runs the swap meet.
The lease will end in 18 months.
The swap meet has experienced a 50% drop in vendor spaces rented, rental revenue, attendance and admission revenue since 2007.
Orange County Swap Meet Getting Evicted
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