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7 Events this Weekend to Kick-off the Holiday Season in Orange County

This weekend is the official kick-off to the holiday season in Orange County. There are 4 tree lighting events, a surfing Santa competition, art shows, and more!

  • Enter to win 2 tickets to Winter Fantasy at Sawdust Art Festival in Laguna Beach—> bit.ly/2AL8KRp
  • The Fashion Island Tree Lighting ceremony is 11/17 Friday and 11/18 Saturday night from 6-6:30pm in Newport Beach. Live music, Santa, snowfall & more! FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2fmnImo
  • The Downtown Anaheim Art Crawl Experience (A.C.E.) Saturday 11/18 from 6-10pm on Center Street Promenade. Shopping, live music, food trucks & more! FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2kOhwHo
  • The Surfing Santa Competition is Saturday 11/18 and Sunday 11/19 at Salt Creek Beach in Dana Point. Surfing starts at 8am. FREE to attend. http://ocevent.co/1MHZPPD
  • The Sawdust Winter Fantasy arts & crafts show starts Saturday 11/18 and runs every weekend through 12/17 in Laguna Beach. Tickets required. http://bit.ly/2fKwv2g
  • The Outlets at San Clemente Tree Lighting is Saturday 11/18 from 4-6:30pm. Santa, photo booth, Christmas carolers & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2fml14m
  • The Ritz Carlton Tree Lighting and Holiday Open House is Sunday 11/19 from 4-6pm  in Dana Point. Live music, Santa & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2go4UIz
  • Huntington Beach Miracle on Main St. is Sunday 11/19 from 2-7pm. Shopping, music, tree lighting & more! FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2fmnprX

24 Things To Do This Father’s Day Weekend in Orange County

24 things to do this Father’s Day weekend in Orange County:

  • Concert in the Park: Wigs & Ties, Thursday 6/15 north of San Clemente Pier in San Clemente from 6pm to sunset. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2rVbCuo
  • The OC Night Market returns to the OC Fairgrounds in Costa Mesa Friday night 6/16 and runs all weekend. Food, entertainment, shopping, & more. Admission is $5 and parking is $8. http://ocevent.co/1H5rcnJ
  • Movie in the Park: Watch “The Jungle Book” Friday 6/16 at Arovista Park Amphitheatre in Brea. Movie begins at dusk. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2rtev1k
  • Movie in the Park: Watch “The Jungle Book” Friday 6/16 at Lantern Bay Park in Dana Point at 8pm. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2pMfVYD
  • Movie in the Park: Watch “The Princess Bride” Friday 6/16 at the OC Great Park in Irvine. Movie begins at dusk. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2rs091d
  • Movie in the Park: Watch “Sing” Friday 6/16 at Lake Forest Sports Park in Lake Forest at 7:30pm. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2qt60WJ
  • Movie in the Park: Watch “Back to the Future” Friday 6/16 at Hurless Barton Park Amphitheater in Yorba Linda. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2qyvjoy
  • It’s Christmas in June at Angels Stadium in Anaheim with a Santa Rally Monkey giveaway before the game on Friday 6/16 and “Elf” as a post-game movie on Saturday 6/17. Tickets required. http://atmlb.com/2tsR3Cl
  • Surf City “Chili at the Beach” Chili Cook-off & Salsa Tasting is Saturday 6/17 in downtown Huntington Beach from 11am-4pm. Admission required. http://ocevent.co/1N85akV
  • The 10th Annual Laguna Beach Fete de la Musique is Saturday 6/17 from 12-4pm. Enjoy musical performances that take place all around Laguna Beach. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2t7ULBZ
  • Cook’s Corner Chili Cook-Off is Saturday 6/17 from 10am-4pm in Trabuco Canyon. Live music, shoot and holler contest & more. http://bit.ly/2s74oCD
  • The 53rd Annual Newport Beach Art Exhibition is Saturday 6/17 from 1-6pm at the Newport Beach Civic Center. View and shop from over 250 works of art. Live music, food & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2rlOcuj
  • Star Wars Day at the OC Zoo is Saturday 6/17 from 10am-3pm in Orange. Characters, crafts, games & more. Admission is $2. http://bit.ly/2tsSMaQ
  • The 12th Annual International Surfing Day is Saturday 6/17 from 8am-1pm on the north side of the pier in Huntington Beach. Surf lessons, Sup demonstrations, yoga on the beach & more. http://bit.ly/2rmlhXl
  • The NSSA Interscholastic Surfing Championships are all weekend at Salt Creek Beach in Dana Point. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2rwcSEG
  • Concert in the Park: The Answer (Classic Rock), Saturday 6/17at the Civic Center Green in Cypress at 6pm. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2r6Zoh4
  • Concert in the Park: Salty Raisins and the Kelly Boy’z, Saturday 6/17 at the Silverado Fairgrounds in Silverado from 6-10pm. Admission is 1 can of food to be donated to the local food bank. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2qsnWNK
  • Movie in the Park: Watch “Sing” Saturday 6/17 at the OC Great Park in Irvine. Movie begins at dusk. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2rs091d
  • Movie in the Park: Watch “The LEGO Batman Movie” Saturday 6/17 at Craig Regional Park in Fullerton at 8pm. (Free parking after 6pm). FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2rsDmDA
  • Movie in the Park: Watch “Field of Dreams” Saturday 6/17 at Fairhaven Memorial Park in Santa Ana at 8pm. FREE to attend.  http://bit.ly/2rsQOHA
  • Crusin’ Brea Classic Car Show is Sunday 6/18 in Downtown Brea (Birch & Brea Blvd) from 10am-4pm. FREE to attend. http://ocevent.co/1GvsHtA
  • The 10th Annual Balboa Bay Resort’s Father’s Day Car Show is Sunday 6/18 from 11am-3pm in Newport Beach. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2rwSGm0
  • Concert in the Park: Placentia Community Chorus, Sunday 6/18 at Nixon Library in Yorba Linda. Concert starts at 2pm. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2rqn01q
  • Surfin’ Sundays is at the Huntington Beach Pier, Sunday 6/18 from 11am-5:30pm.Enjoy a relaxing day of surf music and activities. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2qkSO7u

Boat Parades and More this Weekend in Orange County, 12/16-12/18

Here’s some of the fun happening this weekend ,12/16-12/18:

  • Winter Fest kicks-off at the OC Fairgrounds in Costa Mesa Friday 12/16 and runs through 1/1. Nightly fireworks, ice tubing, a snow play area, a light display with over two million twinkling lights, & more! Admission is required but OC residents can save on “City Days”…find out when your city can visit for 50% off: http://bit.ly/2hnwbcX
  • The 42nd Annual Dana Point Boat Parade is Friday and Saturday night at 7:30pm. Family friendly activities start at 5:30pm. FREE to attend. http://ocevent.co/1mdJSdH
  • The Newport Beach Boat Parade is Friday, Saturday and Sunday night at 6:30pm. The best viewing spots around the bay are Balboa Funzone/Boardwalk, Peninsula Point Beach, the walkways on both sides of the Balboa Island Ferry crossing, and Lido Park. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2gHhAVR
  • Watch “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” on Sunday 12/18 at Mission Viejo City Hall. Movie starts at 2pm. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2hMu5UX
  • The Muckenthaler Cultural Center’s Annual Holiday Festival is Sunday 12/18 from 12pm-4pm in Fullerton. Live entertainment, arts & crafts fair, food, Santa & more! FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2gPOVmp
  • The 54th Annual Huntington Harbour “Cruise of Lights” is 12/16-12/19 and 12/22-12/23. Take a boat cruise through the HB waterways and see thousands of lights on boats, decks, homes & more. Tickets required. Funds raised from ticket sales support youth programs in OC. http://ocevent.co/1O7g0FT
  • It’s the final weekend for the Sawdust Winter Fantasy arts & crafts show in Laguna Beach. Tickets required. http://bit.ly/2fKwv2g
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