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10 Things To Do this Weekend in Orange County, April 6-8

It’s the first weekend in April so that means Surfin’ Sundays return to the Huntington Beach pier, and you’ll also find hundreds of Corgi dogs in HB at Spring Corgi Beach Day on Saturday. You can attend over 40 different improv performances at the OC Improv Fest, take the family to “Adventure Day” at Caspers Wilderness Park, or hit up the Santa Ana Art Walk…all this and more, this weekend in Orange County!

  • Spring Corgi Beach Day is Saturday 4/7 from 10am-3pm at Huntington Dog Beach. Watch as corgi dogs participate in costume contests, talent contests & more! FREE to attend.
  • Caspers Wilderness Park in San Juan Capistrano is having an “Adventure Day” Saturday 4/7 from 10am-3pm. Storytelling, guided hikes, games, exhibits, and more. Free to attend.
  • OC Improv Fest runs through 4/7 at STAGEStheatre in Fullerton. Over 40 performances. Tickets available at the door.
  • Attend a Luau at Soka University in Aliso Viejo. Ka Pilina Ho’olokahi 9th Annual Luau is Saturday 4/7 from 5-7:30pm. Buffet, live performances and more. Tickets required.
  • CoastCon returns to OCC in Costa Mesa for another year of anime, manga, and Japanese culture. Attend panels, workshops, do some shopping and more. FREE to attend.
  • The Downtown Santa Ana Art Walk is Saturday 4/7 from 6pm-10pm. Food, shopping, performances & more. FREE to attend.
  • Surfin’ Sundays are back at the Huntington Beach Pier, Sunday 4/8 from 12pm-6pm. Enjoy a relaxing day of surf music. FREE to attend.
  • It’s the last weekend of the Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival (runs through 4/12). Celebrity chefs, culinary demos, seminars, special food items & more. Park admission required.
  • It’s the last weekend of the Knott’s Boysenberry Festival in Buena Park. Enjoy over 75 boysenberry inspired dishes, drinks, and more. Park admission required.
  • Visit one of the many weekend Farmers Markets in OC

Outside of OC but worth the drive…

  • Renaissance Pleasure Faire starts this weekend in Irwindale and runs through 5/20. Live performances, jousting, shopping, food, and more. Admission required.

10 Fun Things To Do in Orange County this Weekend

There’s lots to do this weekend in OC, including some fun Halloween events. It’s Silverado Days in Buena Park, Oktoberfest in San Clemente, Old Town Tustin Art Walk, Pumpkin Diving in Mission Viejo, Halloween Haunt at Doheny State Beach and more!

  • Silverado Days starts Friday 10/20 and runs all weekend at William Peak Park in Buena Park. Games, rides, food, contest & more. FREE to attend.
  • The Aliso Viejo Fall Harvest Festival is Saturday 10/21 from 10am-12pm in Grand Park. Arts & crafts, games, food drive & more. FREE to attend.
  • The 5th Annual San Clemente Oktoberfest is Saturday 10/21 from 12pm-9pm at The Market at North Beach. Beer, food, live music, games & more. Tickets required.
  • Doheny State Beach Halloween Haunt is Saturday 10/21 from 6:30-8pm in picnic sites A & B. Arts & crafts, fun zone & more. FREE to attend but the donation of a non-persishbale food item is appreciated.
  • Santa Ana’s Historical Society’s Annual Historical Cemetery Tour is Saturday 10/21 at Fairhaven Memorial Park in Santa Ana. Costumed actors play out scenes from Orange County’s history. Tours take place throughout the day. Tickets required.
  • The 10th Annual Old Town Tustin Art Walk is Saturday 10/21 from 12pm-5pm on Main Street and El Camino Real. Art, music, wine tasting, historic old town bus tours & more. FREE to attend.
  • Monster Mash Arts & Music Festival is Saturday 10/21 from 12pm-10pm at Garden Amphitheater in Garden Grove. Live music from over 19 bands. Halloween costumes encouraged. Tickets required.
  • The San Juan Capistrano “Farewell to the Swallows” BBQ is Saturday 10/21 from 12pm-4pm at Zoomars. Live music, $5 BBQ and more.
  • Boots on the Beach Country Pumpkin Patch is all weekend at Newport Dunes. Concert Saturday night, outdoor movie “Cars” and a car show on Sunday. FREE to attend. Parking is $10.
  • Pumpkin Diving is Sunday 10/22 at the Sierra Recreation Center in Mission Viejo. The Sierra pool is transformed into a floating pumpkin patch. Dive in and pick your pumpkin! $5 in advance or $10 at the door.

8 Great Things To Do this Weekend in Orange County

There are lots of fun festivals happening this weekend in OC. It’s Tustin Tiller Days, Heritage Hill Autumn Festival, Aliso Viejo Founder’s Day, Dana Point Oktoberfest & more!

  • Tustin Tiller Days starts Friday night 10/6 and runs all weekend at Columbus Tustin Park in Tustin. Carnival rides, games, live entertainment, food & more. FREE to attend.
  • The Heritage Hill Autumn Harvest Festival is Saturday 10/7 from 4pm-8pm in Lake Forest. This family event include trick-or-treat stations, haunted house, games, pumpkin decorating and more.  Admission is $5.
  • The 19th Laguna Beach Plein Air Painting Invitational starts Saturday 10/7 runs through 10/15 in Laguna Beach. Watch as 35 artists paint LIVE in locations throughout the city.
  • The 11th Annual Aliso Viejo Founder’s Day Fair is Saturday 10/7 from 12-5pm at the Aliso Viejo Ranch. Live entertainment, historical exhibits, food & more. FREE to attend.
  • Dana Point Oktoberfest is Saturday 10/7 from 12pm-7pm at Sea Terrace Park. Food, beer, live entertainment & more. FREE to attend.
  • Movie in the Park: Watch “The Boss Baby” on Saturday 10/7  at Napoli Park in Mission Viejo. Movie starts at dusk. FREE to attend.
  • “Fall in Love With Health”, by The Whole Purpose is Saturday 10/7 in Newport Beach. Participate in 3 breakout sessions that include restorative yoga with mediation, healthy recipes and meal planning, massage, cupping, acupuncture and a keynote talk with nutritionist and author Elissa Goodman. Tickets required.
  • Ghost Gathering is Sunday 10/8 from 5-9pm at the Heritage Museum of OC in Santa Ana. FREE to attend.
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