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Things To Do This Weekend in OC (even in the rain), Feb. 1-3

Things to do if it’s raining this weekend in OC:

Visit a SoCal Museum for free:                                                   
Museum Free-For-All Day in SoCal is all weekend. There are 40+ museums that you can visit for FREE, including 4 in OC. View participating museums: http://ocevent.co/1ZOT8l9

Attend a screening of Groundhog Day on Groundhog Day!:
The Frida Cinema in Santa Ana is hosting a special 25th anniversary screening of Groundhog Day on Groundhog Day Saturday 2/2. There are five showtimes throughout the day. Tickets required. http://bit.ly/2HgcySj

Satisfy your cravings at a Food Hall:
Anaheim Packing House in Anaheim, and 4th Street Market, and McFadden Public Market in Santa Ana, are indoor food halls where you can try various trendy food items, from up and coming chefs and restaurateurs.
Anaheim Packing House: http://bit.ly/2Tqghi9
4th Street Market: http://bit.ly/2Fo5gLx
McFadden Public Market: http://bit.ly/2FiE6ow

Visit an arcade:
The top floor of the McFadden Public Market in Santa Ana is home to Mission Control, a bar and retro 80’s arcade. Fill your pockets with quarters and play Pacman, Donkey Kong, Street Fighter, classic pinball games, and more. No cover. http://bit.ly/2FiE6ow

Visit an Air Museum:
The Lyon Air Museum in Santa Ana gives you the opportunity to view authentic aircraft, rare vehicles and related memorabilia, with many items from WWII. This weekend you can take a special flight on a “Ford” the first metal, multi-engine commercial airliner (tickets required). http://bit.ly/2tvakbd

Take a trip to Motown in Laguna Beach: Former lead singer of The Temptations, and original lead singer of the Spinners, as well as 7 other performers, take you on a musical journey to Motown in “Forever Motown”. Final show is Saturday 2/2. Tickets required. http://bit.ly/2BfUWkz

Visit the Nixon Museum:
The Richard Nixon Museum in Yorba Linda has over 70 exhibits, 300 artifacts, a replica of the Nixon’s Oval Office, interactive displays, and more. Admission required: http://bit.ly/2G8atEh

Take the kids to the Discovery Cube:
Discovery Cube in Santa Ana is the perfect rainy day destination for kids in OC. There are plenty of exhibits and things to do to keep the kids busy. http://bit.ly/2oLMYZg

And if it doesn’t rain, make sure to check out these other events:

The 39th Annual Black History Parade and Cultural Faire is Saturday 2/2 from 10am-4pm at Center Street Promenade in Anaheim. Live entertainment, food & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2nxr7Eo

The Surf City Marathon and Expo is this weekend in Huntington Beach. The Active Lifestyle Expo runs Saturday and Sunday and the marathon and half-marathons are Sunday. Expo is FREE to attend. http://ocevent.co/1OmOgym

The Downtown Santa Ana Art Walk is Saturday 2/2 from 6pm-10pm. Food, shopping, performances & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2sYdu4d

Attend a beach cleanup in San Clemente on Saturday 2/2 from 9am-11am at Calafia State Beach. Beach cleanups are held on the first and second Saturday of the month. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2DU31dQ

Holiday Events and More, This Weekend in Orange County

There are 14 fun events happening this weekend in Orange County, including 3 parades, 2 boat parades, 4 tree lightings, a candlelight walk, holiday pet adoption event, and more!

  • The Seal Beach Christmas Parade is Friday 12/7 from 7-8:45pm on Main Street from Ocean Ave to PCH. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2iufjUO
  • The 44th Annual Dana Point Boat Parade is Friday and Saturday night at 7:30pm. Family friendly activities start at 4:30pm. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2BoLxVz
  • Laguna Beach Hospitality Night is Friday 12/7 from 5-10pm in downtown Laguna Beach. Live music, tree lighting, Santa, shopping & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2AIPzvu
  • The Tustin Tree Lighting is Friday 12/7 at 6pm in the Tustin Library Courtyard. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2itL1S8
  • The 6th Annual Buena Park Tree Lighting is Friday 12/7 at 6pm at City Hall. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2AKrXqi
  • The 33rd Annual Heritage Hill Candlelight Walk is Friday, Saturday and Sunday night from 5:30-8:30pm in Lake Forest. Enjoy live music, carolers, visits with Santa & more. Admission is $5. http://bit.ly/2wMalHx
  • The 24th Annual Nutcracker Christmas Tree Lighting & Holiday Shopping Village is Saturday 12/8 from 10am-7pm in Downtown Anaheim. Snow, kids activities, Santa, tree lighting & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2AirPO2
  • 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. http://bit.ly/2dbo8QT
  • The 7th Annual OC Brew HO HO Holiday Ale Festival is Saturday 12/8 at the Phoenix Club in Anaheim. Tickets required. http://bit.ly/2Umpid5
  • The 56th Annual Huntington Harbor Boat Parade is Saturday and Sunday night. Parade starts at 5:15pm. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2gqBrM3
  • The Laguna Niguel Holiday Parade is Saturday 12/8 at 10am on Crown Valley Parkway between Nueva Vista and Central Park Drive. Marching bands, floats, military members, Santa & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2Pn2SEP
  • The Fountain Valley Pho Festival is all weekend at the Fountain Valley Sports Park. Cooking demos, best pho contest, live entertainment, and more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2L18dkF
  • The Irvine Animal Care Center’s 12th Annual Home for the Holidays Pet Adoption Fair is Sunday 12/9 from 10am-2pm. Over 600 animals will be available for adoption. Donation of $2 for admission. http://bit.ly/2zEPeGh
  • The 21st Annual Villa Park “Dry Land Boat Parade” is Sunday 12/9 at 5pm. Events begin in the town center. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2jyBy8A

 

Plenty of Fun Things To Do in Orange County this Weekend, Nov 2-4

Here’s what’s happening this weekend in Orange County. Noche de Altares (Day of the Dead) is Saturday in Santa Ana, Holiday Arts & Crafts Faire is Saturday in Irvine, Pumpkin Launch is Saturday in Fullerton & more!

  • Noche de Altares is Saturday 11/3 from 1pm-10pm on 4th and Birch streets in Santa Ana. This community Dis de los Muertos celebration will include over 100 altars, live entertainment, face painting, shopping, food & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2gNoJKn
  • The skating at the Irvine Spectrum opens Friday 11/2 and runs through 1/6. Tickets required. http://bit.ly/2CXEEyo
  • Irvine Fine Arts Center Holiday Faire is Saturday 11/3 from 9am-4pm on Yale Ave. in Irvine. Shop for handmade gifts, enjoy festive music & more. Admission is $2. http://bit.ly/2AI8Pbe
  • Pumpkin Launch is Saturday 11/3 from 10am-2pm on the athletics fields of CSUF in Fullerton. Watch as pumpkins are launched at targets 200-300 feet away. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2QgtzMA
  • Dapper Day Expo is all weekend 11/3-11/4 at the Disneyland Hotel. Followed by the fall 2018 Dapper Day on Sunday. Join thousands of other Disney fans as they dress in vintage styles from the bygone era. The Expo is at the Disneyland Hotel Exhibit Hall admission is $10. Dapper Day requires Disneyland Park admission. Traffic and parking will be impacted in the surrounding area. http://bit.ly/2eHjBB4
  • Big Adventure Fest is all weekend at the OC Fairgrounds. Live music, live comedy, cosplay, gaming, vendors, and more. Tickets required. http://bit.ly/2yLZBt5
  • BlizzCon Blizzard Entertainment’s gaming convention is all weekend 11/4-11/5 at the Anaheim Convention Center. Onsite tickets are sold out but you can still buy a virtual ticket to watch the event at home. Traffic and parking will be impacted in the surrounding area. http://bit.ly/2PJxdlr

 

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