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There’s lots to eat, see and do this weekend in Orange County. Surf City Surf Dog competition is back for another year, as well as the Irvine Global Village Festival, OC Brew HaHa, Taste of Balboa Island, Oktoberfest Parade and so much more!

  • Sunset Serenades continue at Heisler Park in Laguna Beach Friday 9/22. Enjoy live music every Friday night in September from 5:30pm to sunset in the Rockpile Amphitheater (by the whale sculpture). FREE to attend. Schedule:
  • Surf City Surf Dog Competition is Saturday 9/23 at Huntington Dog Beach. Watch as dogs compete in a surf competition. FREE to attend.
  • The Irvine Global Village Festival is Saturday 9/23 from 10am-6pm at Bill Barber Park. Food, marketplace, entertainment & more. FREE to attend.
  • Crusin’ For a Cure car show is Saturday 9/23 from 6am-4:30pm at the OC Fairgrounds. Admission required.
  • The 8th Annual OC Brew HaHa Craft Beer Festival is Saturday 9/23 at Oak Canyon Park in Silverado. Sample 200+ beers from over 90 breweries. Tickets required.
  • Movie in the Park: Watch “The Secret Life of Pets” on Saturday 9/23 at Melinda Park in Mission Viejo. Movie starts at dusk. FREE to attend.
  • Smithsonian Free Museum Day is Saturday 9/23. There are several participating museums in OC, including the Laguna Art Museum. More info:
  • The Sugar Plum Arts & Crafts Festival is all weekend in Buena Park at the Buena Park Downtown Mall. Shop for holiday themed craft items from vendors. FREE to attend.
  • The 21st Annual Laguna Beach Pet Parade and Chili Cook-off is Sunday 9/24 from 11am-3pm at Tivoli Too! in Laguna Beach. Admission is $5.
  • The Balboa Island Carnival and Taste of the Island is Sunday 9/24 from 1pm-5pm. Pie eating contest, carnival games, food, live entertainment & more. FREE to attend.
  • The Huntington Beach Old World Oktoberfest Parade is Sunday 9/24. Parade begins at 2pm at Bella Terra and then travels to Old World. FREE to attend.
  • The 6th Annual Taste of Lake Forest is Sunday 9/24 from 12-4pm. Tastings from 20 restaurants, live entertainment & more. FREE to attend. Tasting ticket is $10.