14 Fun Things To Do in Orange County This Weekend

It’s going to be a sunny and gorgeous weekend in OC so make sure you get outside and enjoy it with our list of 14 things to do. Enjoy Brea Bonanza Days, the OC Night Market, a concert in the park, a movie in the park, SoCal Weiner Fest, Balboa Art Walk, and more!

  • “Brea Bonanza Days” Country Music Festival starts Friday night 5/18 and runs all weekend in Downtown Brea. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2k4rsgw
  • The OC Night Market returns to the OC Fairgrounds on Friday night 5/18 and runs all weekend. Food, entertainment, shopping, & more. Admission is $5 and parking is $8. http://ocevent.co/1H5rcnJ
  • The OC Greek Fest starts Friday afternoon 5/18 and runs all weekend in Anaheim. Food, live music, cooking demonstrations, dancing & more. Admission is $3. http://ocevent.co/1A3CuYi
  • Sunset Serenades continues at Heisler Park in Laguna Beach, Friday nights in May from 6:30pm to sunset. Take a picnic & listen to live music in the Rockpile Amphitheater. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2qKhEcH
  • The 26th Annual “Duck-A-Thon” is all weekend in Huntington Beach. The highlight of the event is the “duck drop” on Saturday when thousands of rubber ducks are dropped off the Pier. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2pPzcs5
  • Movie in the Park: Watch “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle” Saturday 5/19 at Hurless Barton Park Amphitheater in Yorba Linda at 8pm. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2GsOVAN
  • The Silverado Summer concert series begins on Saturday 5/19 from 6-10pm at the Silverado Community Center Fairgrounds. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2rStx2q
  • The Muckenthaler Motor Car Festival is all weekend in Fullerton. On Saturday see Hot Rods and Sunday is the Concours d’elegance. Admission is $5-10. http://bit.ly/2q0y7sL
  • Doheny Blues Festival is all weekend at Sea Terrace Park in Dana Point. Performers include George Thorogood and the Destroyers, Buddy Guy, Blues Traveler & more. Tickets required. http://bit.ly/2rvAZ2u
  • The 9th Annual Tustin LobsterFest is Saturday 5/19 from 4-8pm at Peppertree Park. Unlimited lobster, and live music. Tickets required. http://ocevent.co/1OEJb4G
  • SoCal Weiner Fest is Saturday 5/19 from 10am-5pm at Huntington Dog Beach. Dachshunds galore, dog adoptions, wiener dog races, vendors & more. http://bit.ly/2IxpHTT
  • Anaheim Children’s Festival is Saturday 5/19 from 11am-4pm at Pearson Park. Arts & crafts, visual and performing arts classes, and more! FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2wMOJNm
  • Balboa Art Walk is Sunday 5/20 from 9am-5pm on Balboa Island. Over a mile of art and live music. FREE to attend. http://ocevent.co/1TLXuGj
  • Visit one of the many weekend Farmers Markets in OC http://bit.ly/2BdBcuQ

Outside of OC but worth the drive…

  • Renaissance Pleasure Faire is in Irwindale through 5/20. Live performances, jousting, shopping, food, and more. Admission required. http://bit.ly/2uPUtoh

8 Fun Things To Do This Weekend in Orange County, May 11-13

There are a lot of fun things to do this weekend in Orange County. Shop from over 40 Tiki artists, makers and vendors at the inaugural Tikiland Trading Co. event in Irvine on Saturday, visit a car show in Villa Park, take mom to the Sunset Beach Art Festival for Mother’s Day, and more!

  • Tikiland Trading Co. is Saturday, 5/12, from 10am-3pm, in Irvine. There will be over 40 Tiki artists, makers and vendors, as well as live music by Ukulena and Keanuenue Polynesian Entertainers, Dole Whips by Hula Girls Shave Ice, and food from Wahoo’s Fish Taco. As well as a book signing by pop culture humorist and author Charles Phoenix (signing from 10-1). And if you’re a Disney fan, there will be a few well known, and exceptional, Disney artists and vendors who happen to crossover to Tiki. FREE to attend. For address and more info visit: http://TikilandTrading.com
  • Sunset Serenades continues at Heisler Park in Laguna Beach, Friday nights in May from 6:30pm to sunset. Take a picnic & listen to live music in the Rockpile Amphitheater. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2qKhEcH
  • The annual Sunset Beach Art Festival is all weekend. Over 150 arts & crafts vendors, live music & more. FREE to attend. http://ocevent.co/1rXHs6h
  • The 16th Annual Villa Park Car & Bike Show is Saturday 5/12 at 8am on the grounds of the Villa Park High School. Over 100 Customs, Classics, Hot Rods, Motorcycles, food, vendors, music & more. FREE to attend. http://ocevent.co/1TLtugi
  • Airport Day is Saturday 5/12 from 10am-4pm at the Fullerton Municipal Airport. This is a great event for kids! FREE to attend. http://ocevent.co/1TuQzBe
  • The Irvine Korean Festival is Saturday 5/12 from 10am-5pm at the Irvine Civic Center. Live entertainment, Korean cuisine, games & more. FREE to attend. http://ocevent.co/1TfwbXy
  • Like Totally 80’s Festival is Saturday 5/12 from 11am-9pm at Huntington State Beach. Live music from bands including The Human League, Tiffany, Naked Eyes & more. Tickets required. http://bit.ly/2r13R1D
  • Visit one of the many weekend Farmers Markets in OC http://bit.ly/2BdBcuQ

Outside of OC but worth the drive…

  • Renaissance Pleasure Faire is in Irwindale through 5/20. Live performances, jousting, shopping, food, and more. Admission required. http://bit.ly/2uPUtoh

18 Things To Do This Weekend in Orange County

There’s an a lot of fun things to do this weekend in Orange County. Everything from Cinco de Mayo celebrations, concerts in the park, food festivals, and more!

  • Sunset Serenades returns this Friday night 5/3 to Heisler Park in Laguna Beach. Concerts take place every Friday night in May from 6:30pm to sunset. Take a picnic & listen to live music in the Rockpile Amphitheater. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2KxNnc9
  • Rancho Days Fiesta is Saturday 5/5 from 11am-3pm at Heritage Hill Historical Park in Lake Forest. Explore the rich history of Orange County’s Ranchos and Native American tribes. Take part in butter churning, candle dipping, piñata breaking & more! Admission is $5. http://bit.ly/2ri5j1u
  • The 17th Annual International Festival is Saturday 5/5 at from 10:30am-5pm in Soka University in Aliso Viejo. Entertainment, food, shopping & more! FREE to attend. $10 parking on-site. http://ocevent.co/1T3Ah8j
  • The Annual San Clemente Cinco de Mayo Celebration is Saturday 5/5 from 2pm-5pm in Max Berg Plaza Park. Mariachis, live performances, petting zoo, games, food trucks, and more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2JPSq6h
  • The 22nd Annual Old Towne Tustin Home and Garden Tour is Saturday 5/5. Live music, vintage homes and gardens tour, quilt show & more. Tickets required. http://ocevent.co/1WbS8uz
  • Anaheim Cinco is all weekend La Palma Park in Anaheim. Carnival rides, games, entertainment, food & more! FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2jt5VxE
  • Fiesta De Mayo Celebration is Saturday 5/5 from 1pm-3pm in the Oak Tree Court of the Outlets at San Clemente. Mariachis, actives for kids, and more. FREE. http://bit.ly/2skYGPE
  • La Habra Citrus Fair starts Friday night and runs all weekend on La Habra Blvd. Live music, food, games, carnival rides & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2qKcfT9
  • The City of Brea Pet Expo is Saturday 5/5 from 9am-5pm at the Brea Community Center. Meet a working K-9 police dog, adopt a pet, and more! http://bit.ly/2FFCaCE
  • The Wahoo’s OC 5K is coming up on Saturday 5/5th at the OC Fair & Event Center. The finish line party will have beer, tacos, live music, an 80’s costume contest, fun vendors, and one participant will win tacos for a year! More info: http://bit.ly/2raBNM1
  • The Downtown Santa Ana Art Walk is Saturday 5/5 from 6pm-10pm. Food, shopping, performances & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2jsQKVm
  • Free Comic Book Day is Saturday 5/5. Comic book stores all over Orange County are participating including locations in Tustin, Orange, Irvine, Lake Forest, Laguna Hills, Fountain Valley. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2qFQLrx
  • Wild West Steam Fest is Saturday 5/5 at the Heritage Museum in Santa Ana. Where the old west meets steampunk. Workshops, gunfights, blacksmith, vendors, panels, and more. Tickets required. http://bit.ly/2rlGtO2
  • The Taste of Orange is Sunday 5/6 from 3-7pm in Old Towne Orange. Tickets required. http://bit.ly/2p2EEaL
  • Environmental Nature Center’s Spring Faire and Butterfly House Opening is Sunday 5/6 in Newport Beach, 10am-3pm. This event is perfect for families with young kids. Crafts, native plant sale, face painting, live animals  & more! FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/1kxOPXN
  • The AVP (Association of Volleyball Professionals) Huntington Beach Open is all weekend. Watch world class athletes compete in beach volleyball. South side of the pier. FREE to attend, however VIP premium seating is available for purchase. http://bit.ly/2pbnYsJ
  •  Visit one of the many weekend Farmers Markets in OC http://bit.ly/2BdBcuQ

Outside of OC but worth the drive…

  • Renaissance Pleasure Faire is in Irwindale through 5/20. Live performances, jousting, shopping, food, and more. Admission required. http://bit.ly/2uPUtoh