One FAIR giveaway!

It's summertime, no doubt. The temps are risin', the bbq's are firin' up, and the short-shorts are coming out in full swing! Oh yes yes, and don't forget about the summer shoes that hittin' the sidewalks right now--sizzling sandals, gorgeous wedges, towering platforms...the list goes on & on. But amidst all of the summer fun + fashion, I must confess to you readers what one of my favorite summertime events is--right up there with sale shoppin' and water-sliding, it's THE FAIR! You heard me right, this small town blooded girl just loooooves to throw on her summer sandals, soak up the sun, munch on fried food & cotton candy, and scope out the ferris wheel and outdoor concerts (bikini diet currently on hold!).

You may ask, what sorta kicks does one sport to a day at the fair?--well, personally I'd say it's fair game (no pun intended, promise), to style yourself with some comfy, summery wedges like these chic & stylish 'Jungle' espadrilles from Jessica Simpson...OR if your feet aren't as heel-friendly, you may throw on a shiny pair of gladiator-inspired sandals like these Miss Me 'Leon 2's.
And in honor of the fair season, and all of this summa'time talk, I've decided to treat one lucky reader to 4 FREE TICKETS to see 80's star & grammy-winner Pat Benatar at the Orange County Fair on August 3rd (front & center seats)!!! So. Much. Fun. Oh yes, you remember Ms. Benatar from her uber-amazing power ballads like "We Belong" "Love is a Battlefield" and "Heartbreaker"! You knoooow you wanna grab your best girls & rock out with your spicy dancin' shoes on! Tickets include a full day's admission to the fair, so you can do a lil' pre-concert noshing on famously fried fair food, hop on a few rides, and head to the amphitheater just in time to sing along with 80's diva, Pat Benatar.

, you must:
  • FOLLOW the Holly in Heels blog (click FOLLOW at top right of the page).
  • COMMENT on this post telling me what your favorite summer shoe style is!
  • LEAVE YOUR EMAIL or TWITTER HANDLE so I can tell you if you've won.
For additional entries, increasing your chances to win:
1. LIKE Holly in Heels on Facebook {1 entry}
2. LIKE OC Fair on Facebook {1 entry}
3. FOLLOW @hollyinheels on Twitter {1 entry}
4. FOLLOW @OCFair on Twitter {1 entry}
5. VISIT the OC Fair's fun website {1 entry}
6. TWEET about this giveaway mentioning @hollyinheels + @OCFair {2 entries}
7. BLOG about this giveaway & send me the link via comment {4 entries}

The music-lovin' winner will be announced 1 week from today--Mon, July 25th!
*Must be 18 or older to enter, and ONLY available to U.S. residents.

And just in case you wanna catch the full line-up of concerts at the OC Fair this summer, here ya go:

SUMMER 2011 concert schedule
“Weird Al” ALPOCOLYPSE: Saturday, July 9
Bob Dylan: Friday, July 15
Neon Trees: Saturday, July 16
The Pink Floyd Experience: Sunday, July 17
Chris Isaak: Wednesday, July 20
Steve Miller Band: Thursday, July 21
Big Time Rush: Friday, July 22
The Fab Four / Jumping Jack Flash: Saturday, July 23
Selena Gomez and the Scene: Sunday, July 24
Paul Rodgers: Wednesday, July 27
Chicago: Thursday, July 28
Blake Shelton: Friday, July 29
Tiger Army / The Blasters: Saturday, July 30
Melissa Etheridge: Sunday, July 31
Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo: Wednesday, August 3
Weezer: Thursday, August 4
Ray Manzarek & Robby Krieger of The Doors w/ vocalist Dave Brock: Friday, August 5
Bill Cosby: Saturday, August 6
Huey Lewis and the News: Sunday, August 7
Montgomery Gentry: Wednesday, August 10
Kansas / Blue Oyster Cult: Thursday, August 11
Three Dog Night and America: Friday, August 12
Steel Pulse / The Wailers: Saturday, August 13
B.B. King: Sunday, August 14
for tickets to any of these fun, fun events, click here.

holly in heels


  1. I LOVE wedges in the summer! And actually year round in sunny southern California. @brooke_waters or email me <3

  2. Definitely a casual peep toe platform wedge in a solid neutral or bright color. I live in Orange County and would love to see Pat Benetar in concert.


  3. Gonna have to go with the web sandals -- comfy yet stylish, and can work with almost any outfit!

    Good luck, everyone!

    -- @TheBigDebowski

  4. Without a doubt, THE best summer shoes this year are anything Jeffrey Campbell. My favs? The T-strap Foxy Platforms in blue suede!!! They are to die for!


  5. I am addicted to my roman sandals with canvas top for this summer. I get more compliments on them then any other pair of shoes that I wear. PLUS they are super comfortable. I think Pat Benetar would DIG them as well, LOL ;) Love, @StaceySoleil

  6. my FAVORITE summer shoe is my jeffrey campbell mary roks in grey!!! i'm obsessed. they're opened toe which makes me feel like they're more "summery". and also, i would totally wear them to see pat!! love your blog <3

  7. My favorite summer shoes are either my sandals, or tennis shoes. I know sounds boring, but as a mom of two kids under three my tennis shoes allow me to run around in comfort. @laurat427

  8. Favorite Summer Shoes have to be my Miss Me Numa Lace Up Sandals. Super Comfy, only $28 and after having a baby this summer I needed something super cute to ease me back to pre preggo weight and goodbye to swollen feet :-)

  9. My favorite summer shoes are called "Noshoes". I wear them while singing "We Belong" as a duet with my best friend at the dirty karaoke bar down the street. Is it Tuesday yet?

  10. OOH! I love Havianas.


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