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Fun Holiday Things To Do This Weekend In Orange County

This is THE weekend for holiday events in Orange County! Visit Trader Santa’s Tikiland Trading Co. in Laguna Beach, enjoy 9 tree lighting ceremonies, take a boat ride with Santa, and so much more!

Weekend pick:

  • Trader Santa’s Tikiland Trading Co., a pop-up tiki marketplace is Sunday 12/2 from 10am-4pm in Laguna Beach. Shop from over 60 tiki artists, makers, and vendors, enjoy live music, pineapple Dole Whips, as well as tiki drinks and food by Royal Hawaiian. Admission is $6 in advance or $8 at the door. http://Tikilandtrading.com

Saturday:

  • The Fountain Valley Tree Lighting is Saturday 12/1 from 4:30pm-8pm at the Recreation Center and Sports Park. Santa, live entertainment, games & more. FREE to attend. http://ocevent.co/1G7q6qG
  • The Laguna Niguel Tree Lighting is Saturday 12/2 from 5pm-7pm at City Hall. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2SkNElB
  • San Clemente Santa’s Village By The Sea is Saturday 12/1 from 5pm-8pm. Activities are in 3 locations. Santa, sledding, cookie decorating, live entertainment, outdoor movie & more! FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2itj7pl
  • The San Juan Capistrano Tree Lighting is Saturday 12/1 in the Historic Town Center on El Camino Real. Event starts at 4pm. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2K7YFGs
  • Buena Park Candy Caneland and Craft Faire is Saturday 12/1 from 10am-4pm at the Ehlers Event Center. Snow, Santa, games, shopping, food & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2fPMStm
  • 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/2QqWm4y
  • The 22nd Annual Crystal Cove Tree Lighting & Holiday Beach Bazaar is Saturday 12/1 from 10am-5:30pm. Carolers, hot cocoa, Santa, arts & crafts, and more. FREE to attend but there is a fee to park. http://bit.ly/2zE5aZd
  • Christmas at the Mission is Saturday 12/1 from 5:30pm-8pm in San Juan Capistrano. Snow, carolers, cookie decorating, tree lighting & more. Admission is $6. http://bit.ly/2gIlXEa
  • Downtown Fullerton Winter Market and Tree Lighting is Saturday 12/1 at 12pm. Shopping, food, face painting, free pictures with Santa (12pm-4pm) & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2fH09cx

Sunday:

  • Trader Santa’s Tikiland Trading Co., a pop-up tiki marketplace is Sunday 12/2 from 10am-4pm in Laguna Beach. Shop from over 60 tiki artists, makers, and vendors, enjoy live music, pineapple Dole Whips, as well as tiki drinks and food by Royal Hawaiian. Admission is $6 in advance or $8 at the door. Tikilandtrading.com
  • Balboa Island Christmas Tree Lighting is Sunday 12/2 starts at 4pm. Entertainment, tree lighting & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2E4BMRT
  • Dana Point Winter Festival and Tree Lighting is Saturday 12/1 from 12-5:30pm at La Plaza Park. Santa, craft fair, live entertainment & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2Q7hz3Y
  • The 24th Annual Old Town Orange Tree Lighting Ceremony and Candlelight Choir Procession is Sunday 12/2 at 3:30pm in the Old Towne Plaza. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2Q4JxNW
  • Irvine Winter Wonderland is Sunday 12/2 from 3pm-7pm at the Civic Center. Games, crafts, music, food, Santa, tree lighting & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2KKKyon
  • Corona Del Mar Christmas Walk is Sunday 12/2 from 11am-4pm. Live entertainment, shopping, Santa & more. http://bit.ly/2zET5TL
  • The Sawdust Winter Fantasy arts & crafts show continues this weekend and runs every weekend through 12/17 in Laguna Beach. Tickets required. http://bit.ly/2fKwv2g
  • The Gem Faire is at the OC Fairgrounds all weekend. Shop for gemstones, crystals, jewelry & more. There is a fee for admission and parking. http://bit.ly/2br8EkT

 

Surfing Dogs, Sand Castles, and more – This Weekend in Orange County

There’s no shortage of fun things to do this weekend in Orange County. Watch dogs surf at the Surf City Surf Dog Competition, check out a sandcastle building competition, attend a Chili Cook-Off, Greek Festival, or a Fall Festival, enjoy music on the sand at Ohaha Fest, and more!

  • The last “Sunset Serenades” concert of the season is at Heisler Park in Laguna Beach Friday 9/29. Enjoy live music from 5:30pm to sunset in the Rockpile Amphitheater (by the whale sculpture). FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2grF72Q
  • The 10th Annual Surf City Surf Dog Competition is Saturday 9/29 at Huntington Dog Beach. Watch dogs from around the world compete in a surf completion. Surfing starts at 8am. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2wjECxj
  • The San Juan Capistrano Greek Festival is all weekend at the SJC Community Center. Greek food, pastries, live music, dancing, greek market, kids zone & more! FREE to attend. http://ocevent.co/1MJ055K
  • The 7th Annual Taste of Lake Forest is Saturday 9/29 from 12-3pm. Tastings from 20 restaurants, live entertainment & more. FREE to attend. Tasting ticket is $1, buy as many tastes as you would like. http://bit.ly/2N75buN
  • The Ohana Music Festival is all weekend at Doheny State Beach in Dana Point. Enjoy performances by Eddie Vedder, Eric Church, Mumford and Sons, Norah Jones, Beck, and  more. Tickets required. http://ocevent.co/1RYOQGo
  • Boo-uena Park Old Tyme Fall Festival is Saturday 9/29 from 12pm-5pm. Spooky storytelling, ghostly tours, halloween-themed vendors & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2OgDYdu
  • The 41st Annual Ultimate Home and Outdoor Living Expo is all weekend at the OC Fairgrounds. Products, demonstrations & more. Admission required. http://bit.ly/2wJrL5W
  • The 15th Annual Orange County Children’s Book Festival is Sunday 9/30 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 22nd Annual Laguna Beach Pet Parade and Chili Cook-off is Sunday 9/30 from 11:30am-3pm at Seven7Seven (Art-A-Fair grounds) in Laguna Beach. Admission is $10. http://bit.ly/2yeiH8D
  • The Huntington Beach Old World Oktoberfest Parade is Sunday 9/30. Parade begins at 2pm and is the kick-off to Oktoberfest. http://ocevent.co/1YBOfhn

13 Ways to Have Fun This Weekend in Orange County

It’s starting to feel like summer in Orange County as we welcome back “movies in the park” and “concerts in the park”, as well as some fun summer events, including two vintage markets, an art festival in Dana Point, wooden boat parade in Newport Harbor, and more.

  • Incredible Dog Challenge and Surf Dog Competition is Friday and Saturday at Huntington State Beach in Huntington Beach. Activities start at 9am on Friday and again at 11am on Saturday. FREE to attend. State Beach parking fees apply. http://bit.ly/2LySEQr
  • Concert in the Park: The Smokin’ Cobras, Friday 6/8 at Crown Valley Park Amphitheatre in Laguna Niguel from 7-9pm. FREE to attend. http://ocevent.co/1VAC2JQ
  • Movie in the Park: “Beauty and the Beast”, Friday 6/8 at Lantern Bay Park in Dana Point at 8pm. FREE to attend.  http://bit.ly/2sfGPqd
  • Movie in the Park: “Age of Ultron”, Friday 6/8 at Washington Middle School in La Habra. Activities begin at 6pm, movie starts at dusk. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2seNfWz
  • Sunset Serenades continues at Heisler Park in Laguna Beach, Friday 6/8 from 6:30pm to sunset. Take a picnic & listen to live music in the Rockpile Amphitheater. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2KxNnc9
  • Flying Miz Daisy Vintage Market is this weekend 6/9-6/10 inside the Hangar at the OC Fair and Events Center in Costa Mesa. There will be over 60 curated vintage vendors, a food truck and more. Admission and parking required.  http://bit.ly/2Lq3zM5
  • Rancho Fest starts is all weekend at Central Park in Rancho Santa Margarita. Live music, kids fun zone, food, shopping & more. http://bit.ly/2sQnwUJ
  • The Golden Years Vintage Market is Saturday 6/9 from 11am-5pm on 2nd Street Promenade in Downtown Santa Ana. Vintage clothing, vinyl records & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2sVxP8t
  • Concert in the Park: Hit Me 90s, Saturday 6/9 at the Civic Center Green in Cypress at 6pm. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2sDr11o
  • The Newport Beach Wooden Boat Festival is all weekend in Corona Del Mar. On Sunday you can watch a wooden boat parade around Newport Harbor at 11am. http://bit.ly/2LtVp5o
  • Bluegrass & BBQ is Sunday 6/10 from 4-7pm at the Laguna College of Art & Design in Laguna Canyon. Tickets required. http://bit.ly/2kWmmmM
  • Dana Point Art Fest is Sunday 6/10 from 10am-5pm in the Lantern District. 80+ local artists, live music, and more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2HuvWX4

Check out our ultimate guide to “Movies in the Park”. Over 80 movies all across OC all summer long. All are FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2H5uKck

Visit one of the many weekend Farmers Markets in OC:  http://bit.ly/2BdBcuQ

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