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Plenty of Fun Things To Do this Weekend in Orange County

Looks like there’s going to be no shortage of fun things to do this weekend in Orange County. A few highlights are the air show,  the auto show,  the start of Halloween events, a food and wine festival , a sand castle competition,  and a San Clemente SeaFest.

  • Win Taco’s for 20 from Wahoo’s to celebrate National Taco Day. http://bit.ly/2fvxPHo
  • Fullerton Haunted Walking Tours start this week and and run through November 2. Tickets required, call ahead for reservations. http://bit.ly/2jOBxB0
  • The Orange County International Auto Show is all weekend at the Anaheim Convention Center. See over 600 vehicles and test drive over 100. Admission required. http://ocevent.co/1kducpO
  • Boo-uena Park Old Time Fall Festival is Saturday 9/30 from 2pm-5pm. Spooky storytelling, ghostly tours, halloween-themed vendors & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2xJtPgK
  • It’s the Grand Opening of the masterplanned community “Altair Irvine” Saturday 9/30 from 11am-3pm at Axis and Irvine Blvd. Attendees can tour 27 new model homes and enjoy complimentary refreshments, food and fun! http://bit.ly/2hwXkZr
  • The Breitling Huntington Beach Air Show is all weekend in Huntington Beach. Viewing is FREE but you can purchase VIP seating. http://bit.ly/2euHVaF
  • The Pacific Paddle Games are all weekend at Doheny State Beach in Dana Point. Watch as SUP competitors race, perform technical feats & more. State Beach fees apply. http://bit.ly/2dyPzDP
  • The 4th Annual Newport Beach Food & Wine Festival is all weekend at the Newport Beach Civic Center. Tickets required. http://bit.ly/2vG4Tmx
  • The 40th Annual Ultimate Home and Outdoor Living Expo is all weekend at the OC Fairgrounds. Products, demonstrations & more. Admission required. http://bit.ly/2wJrL5W
  • The 14th Annual Orange County Children’s Book Festival is Sunday 10/1 from 9:30am-4:00pm at Orange Coast College in Costa Mesa. Over 125 authors, storytellers, live entertainment & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2cA55gc
  • The 56th Annual Newport Beach Sandcastle Contest is Sunday 10/1 from 10am-3:30pm at Corona del Mar “Big Corona” State Beach. This year’s theme is “Pirates of the Pacific”. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2gI4Y2Q
  • The 30th Annual San Clemente SeaFest is Sunday 10/1 from 9:30am-3pm at the San Clemente Pier.  Chowder cook-off, surf contest, fun contests (hula hoop contest, bubble gum blowing contest) & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2ddZTPF
  • The Laguna Beach Classic Car Show is Sunday 10/1 from 9:30am-3pm on the city grounds across from the Festival of Arts grounds in Laguna Beach. Admission required. http://bit.ly/2cPmtNQ

Things To Do in Orange County This Memorial Day Weekend 2017

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Here’s what’s happening for Memorial Day weekend in Orange County:

  • Movie in the Park: Watch “Blue Hawaii” Friday 5/26 at the OC Great Park in Irvine. Movie begins at dusk. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2rs091d
  • The Scottish Festival is all weekend at the OC Fairgrounds in Costa Mesa. Highland games, Whiskey tasting, sheep herding, food, shopping & more! Admission required (free admission for active and retired military, police, firefighters and first responders.). http://ocevent.co/1PxThtt
  • The Garden Grove Strawberry Festival is all weekend (starting Friday afternoon) at the Village Green in Garden Grove. Parade, food, games, music & more! FREE to attend. http://ocevent.co/1FpmRJF
  • Movie in the Park: Watch “The Angry Birds Movie” Saturday 5/27 at the OC Great Park in Irvine. Movie begins at dusk. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2rs091d
  • The Santa Ana Memorial Day Festival is all weekend (starting Friday night) at Madison Park (Edinger & Standard). Rides, games, food & more! FREE to attend. http://ocevent.co/1TVn6Rk
  • 14th Annual Newport Beach Wine Festival is all weekend at the Balboa Bay Resort. Events include Champagne Brunch, Grand Tasting & more. All events are ticketed. More info: http://bit.ly/2qkZL4F
  • FREE Pet Adoptions all weekend for active military and veterans at OC Animal Care in Orange. http://bit.ly/2r2cQCY
  • FREE Pet Adoptions all weekend for active military and veterans at the Irvine Animal Care Center. http://bit.ly/2r15my5
  • The Patchwork Show arts & craft show is Sunday 5/28 from 11am-5pm in Downtown Santa Ana. FREE to attend. http://ocevent.co/1Fy7akI
  • The 19th Annual Memorial Day Half Marathon is Monday 5/29 in Laguna Hills. Half Marathon, 5k, 10k and Kid’s run. Registration is open online: http://bit.ly/2qUey9d

Memorial Day Services:

Anaheim: 

Brea:

  • View 1200 full size American Flags, each having draped the casket of a deceased Veteran, flying along the  “Avenues of Flags”. 58th Annual Memorial Day Service, Monday 5/29 at 11am at the Memory Garden in Brea. http://bit.ly/2qgX4Fo

Buena Park:

  • Memorial Day Service and Pancake Breakfast, Monday 5/29 at George Bellis Park. Breakfast is at 8am the and remembrance service is at 10am, followed by a picnic in the park. http://bit.ly/2r1XpuA

Corona del Mar:

  • 59th Annual Memorial Day Service, Monday 5/29, from 11am-12:30pm at Pacific View Memorial Park. http://bit.ly/2r1amTe

Costa Mesa:

  • 63rd Annual Memorial Day Service, Monday 5/29, from 11am-12pm at Harbor Lawn-Mt. Olive Memorial Park. Special guest speaker, flyover & more. http://bit.ly/2r2v9bb

Dana Point: 

Fountain Valley:

  • Memorial Day Service, Monday 5/29, from 10am-1pm at the Fountain Valley Veterans Memorial. http://bit.ly/2s0uXXh

Fullerton: 

  • 79th Annual Memorial Day Celebration, Monday 5/30 at 10am in Loma Vista Memorial Park. http://bit.ly/2qhjDJP

Huntington Beach:

Irvine: 

La Habra:

  • 97th Annual Memorial Day Observance, Monday 2/29, from 11am-2pm at Rose Hills Memorial Park. Military vehicle displays, vintage plane flyover & more. http://bit.ly/2r1aFhb

La Palma:

  • Memorial Day Celebration, Monday 5/29 at 9:15am at the City’s Eternal Flame located in front of the Civic Center. http://bit.ly/2r1u6qd

Laguna Beach: 

  • Memorial Day Celebration, Monday 5/29 at 11am at Heisler Park.

  • Patriotic Concert by the Laguna Beach Concert Band, Monday 5/29, from 12:30pm-2pm at Main Beach. http://bit.ly/2rVOWao

Lake Forest:

  • Memorial Day Observance Program, Monday 5/29, from 11am-12pm at El Toro Memorial Park. http://bit.ly/2s0rWGC

Mission Viejo:

  • Memorial Day Ceremony, Monday 5/29, from 8:30am-12pm at the Mission Viejo Civic Center. http://bit.ly/2r2naLj

San Clemente:

  • Memorial Day Observance, Monday 5/29, from 11am-12pm at the Community Center. Special guest speakers, bagpipers, floral ceremony & more. http://bit.ly/2r0Ourl

San Juan Capistrano:

  • 2nd Annual “Field of Honor” flag display is at Los Rios Park throughout the weekend. A Memorial Day Service will be held at the park on Monday 5/29 from 10am-12pm. http://bit.ly/2qhjUMP

Santa Ana:

  • “From Sea to Shining Sea” Memorial Day Service is Monday 5/29, from 10:30am-12pm at Fairhaven Memorial Park in Santa Ana. Aerial Flyover, guest speaker, live music, white dove release & more. http://bit.ly/2rmoxoX

  • Memorial Day Program, Monday 5/29, from 10am-11am at Santa Ana Cemetery. http://bit.ly/2r1c0nY

Seal Beach:

  • Memorial Day Service, Monday 5/29 at 11am at Eisenhower Park.

Yorba Linda:

  • FREE admission to the Nixon Library. Memorial Day Ceremony, Monday 5/29 at 11am, followed by a concert at 12pm. http://bit.ly/2qldGYc

This is THE Weekend for Holiday Events in Orange County!

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  • Dana Point Winter Festival and Tree Lighting is Saturday 12/3 from 12-7pm at La Plaza Park. Santa, craft fair, live entertainment, holiday movie & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2gIrpa1
  • Downtown Fullerton Winter Market and Tree Lighting is Saturday 12/3 at 12pm. Shopping, food, face painting, free pictures with Santa (12pm-4pm) & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2fH09cx
  • The 35th annual and final Heritage Hill Victorian Christmas is Saturday 12/3 from 11am-3pm in Lake Forest. Live entertainment, candle dipping, card making, shopping, food & more. Admission is $5. http://bit.ly/2gNkFnN
  • Christmas at the Mission is Saturday 12/3 from 5:30pm-8pm in San Juan Capistrano. Snow, carolers, cookie decorating, tree lighting & more. Admission is $6. http://bit.ly/2gIlXEa
  • Corona Del Mar Christmas Walk is Sunday 12/4 from 11am-4pm. Live entertainment, shopping, Santa & more. http://bit.ly/2gnqI5y
  • The 22nd Annual Nutcracker Christmas Tree Lighting & Holiday Shopping Village is Saturday 12/3 from 10am-7pm in Downtown Anaheim. Snow, kids activities, Santa, tree lighting & more. FREE to attend. http://ocevent.co/1IvaJMj 
  • Balboa Village Christmas at the Beach is Saturday 12/3 from 2pm-6pm. Children’s activities, elementary school choir, tree lighting & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2fK2bIY
  • The 20th Annual Crystal Cove Tree Lighting & Holiday Beach Bazaar is Saturday 12/3 from 10am-5:30pm. Carolers, hot cocoa, Santa, arts & crafts & more. FREE to attend but there is a fee to park. http://bit.ly/2fGZveZ
  • The Environmental Nature Center in Newport Beach is having their  Artisans Marketplace Saturday 12/3 from 11am-4pm. Shop eco-friendly, sustainable, arts and crafts. Admission is $2. http://bit.ly/2gZh4Ht
  • Take a 20 minute harbor cruise with Santa on Saturday & Sunday from 10am-2pm at Dana Wharf in Dana Point. FREE but a donation is suggested. http://bit.ly/2gqrizs
  • Buena Park Candy Caneland and Craft Faire is Saturday 12/3 from 10am-4pm at the Ehlers Event Center. Snow, Santa, games, shopping, food & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2fPMStm
  • San Clemente Santa’s Village By The Sea is Saturday 12/3 from 5pm-10pm. Activities are in 3 locations. Santa, sledding, cookie decorating, live entertainment, outdoor movie & more! FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2gDv06p
  • The Laguna Niguel Tree Lighting is Saturday 12/3 from 5pm-7pm at City Hall. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2fWlu07
  • The Fountain Valley Tree Lighting is Saturday 12/3 at the Recreation Center and Sports Park. Santa, live entertainment, games & more. FREE to attend. http://ocevent.co/1G7q6qG
  • The 22nd Annual Old Town Orange Tree Lighting Ceremony and Candlelight Choir Procession is Sunday 12/4 at 3:30pm in the Old Towne Plaza. FREE to attend. http://ocevent.co/1OLWpyf
  • The Irvine Animal Care Center’s 10th Annual Home for the Holidays Pet Adoption Fair is Sunday 12/4 from 10am-3pm. Over 600 animals will be available for adoption. Donation of $2 for admission. http://ocevent.co/1IKjZXv
  • The Sawdust Winter Fantasy arts & crafts show continues this weekend and runs every weekend through 12/18 in Laguna Beach. Tickets required. http://bit.ly/2fKwv2g

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