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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. http://bit.ly/2ElBaTu
  • 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. http://bit.ly/2GEjiVQ
  • OC Improv Fest runs through 4/7 at STAGEStheatre in Fullerton. Over 40 performances. Tickets available at the door. http://bit.ly/2pJff5q
  • 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. http://bit.ly/2H28mon
  • 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. http://bit.ly/2GV9nP9
  • The Downtown Santa Ana Art Walk is Saturday 4/7 from 6pm-10pm. Food, shopping, performances & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2JnYDHx
  • 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. http://bit.ly/2JmmerT
  • 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. http://ocevent.co/1ROHxhh
  • 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. http://bit.ly/2Gnqy8g
  • Visit one of the many weekend Farmers Markets in OC http://bit.ly/2BdBcuQ

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. http://bit.ly/2uPUtoh

Fun Things To Do this Weekend in OC, March 30 – April 1

It’s a busy holiday weekend in Orange County with 15 spring events and egg hunts on Saturday, as well as a full moon drum circle, 2 foodie festivals, and more.

  • Buena Park “Spring Eggstravaganza” is Saturday 3/31 at 9am at Henry Boisseranc Park. Candy scramble, live entertainment, crafts, games, petting zoo and more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2p6pRe5m
  • Costa Mesa “Egg-Citement” is Saturday 3/31 from 9am-12pm in Tanager Park. Pony rides, petting zoo, egg hunt, Easter Bunny, and more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2J5UN5p
  • Cypress “Spring Egg Hunt” is Saturday 3/31 at 10:30am at Oak Knoll Park. Egg hunts, crafts, face painting, Easter Bunny, free hotdogs & drinks, and more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2uwmdOz
  • Dana Point “Egg Hunts” are Saturday 3/31 at Pines Park and at Sea Canyon Park. Events begin at 8am and egg hunts begin at 10am. Other activities include a pancake breakfast, magic show, games, puppet show, Easter Bunny & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2pOF7vh
  • Fountain Valley “Easter Egg Hunt” is Saturday 3/31 from 8:30am-11:30am at the Fountain Valley Sports Park. Carnival games, bounce houses, egg hunts & more. FREE to attend. http://ocevent.co/1G7q6qG
  • Huntington Beach “Easter Hunt and Family Fun Day” is Saturday 3/31 from 9am-2pm at Central Park. Thousands of pounds of candy, Easter Bunny, live music and more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2p6y9CY
  • La Habra “Spring Family Eggstravaganza” is Saturday 3/31 from 8am-12pm at La Bonita Park. Helicopter egg drop, egg hunts (for kids and adults), vendors and more. $2 to participate in the egg hunt. http://bit.ly/2pQ7SYR
  • La Habra “Egg Night” glow in the dark egg hunt is Friday 3/30 from 7pm-8pm at La Bonita Park. Call ahead to register. $10 per child. http://bit.ly/2GXmexW
  • Los Alamitos “Spring Carnival” is Saturday 3/31 from 9am-11:30am at Little Cottonwood Park. Egg hunt, carnival games, food, Peter Rabbit and more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2p8Nz6D
  • Mission Viejo “Bunny Days” is Saturday 3/31 from 10am-1pm at the Norman P. Murray Community Center. Carnival games, crafts, egg hunts, inflatable obstacle course and more. Activities cost a nominal fee. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2Gnnwko
  • San Clemente “Springtacular” is Saturday 3/31 starting at 9am. Egg hunts, games, food, and more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2pUztr4
  • San Juan Capistrano “Spring Eggstravaganza” is Saturday 3/31 from 10am-1pm at Los Rios Park. Egg hunts, face painting, games, crafts and more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2GnKgAX
  • Seal Beach “Easter Egg Hunt” is Saturday 3/31 at 10am in Eisenhower Park. Egg hunt and photos with the Easter Bunny. FREE to attend.
  • Tustin “Easter Egg Hunt” is Saturday 3/31 starting at 7:30am with a pancake breakfast at the Tustin Sports Park. Puppet show, animal show, pony rides, games, candy, Easter Bunny and more. FREE to attend (there is a fee for the pancake breakfast). http://bit.ly/2Ifcz4W
  • Yorba Linda “Egg-citement Hunt” is Saturday 3/31 at 10am at Hurless Barton Park. Egg hunt, games, face painting, petting zoo & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2GpaTVZ
  • Visit one of the many weekend Farmers Markets in OC (some will not be happening on Easter so double check before you go)  http://bit.ly/2BdBcuQ
  • Attend a Full Moon Drum Circle Saturday 3/31 at Aliso Creek Beach in Laguna Beach from approximately 7pm-10pm. Dance by firelight or bring a drum and participate. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2E69lya
  • 80’s on the Bay is Friday 3/30 from 7pm-10pm at Newport Dunes. Richard Blade will be the DJ for the evening. Tickets required. http://bit.ly/2uvF7VZ
  • The Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival continues this weekend and runs through 4/12 in Anaheim. Celebrity chefs, culinary demos, seminars, special food items & more. Park admission required. http://ocevent.co/1ROHxhh
  • Knott’s Boysenberry Festival continues this weekend and runs through 4/8 in Buena Park. Enjoy over 75 boysenberry inspired dishes, drinks, and more. Park admission required. http://bit.ly/2Gnqy8g

12 Fun Things To Do this Weekend in Orange County

It’s going to be a great weekend in Orange County! The Swallows Day Parade and Street Fair is back for its 60th year, there are 3 beer festivals, a Beachcruiser meet in HB, Wonder Con arrives in Anaheim, and much more!

  • The 60th Annual Swallows Day Parade and Mercado Street Fair is Saturday 3/24 in San Juan Capistrano. Parade starts at 11am (RAIN or SHINE). Street Fair runs from 9am-5pm. http://bit.ly/2GcDSzy
  • The 18th Annual Beachcruiser Meet is this weekend in downtown Huntington Beach. You’ll see woodies, steel wagons, convertibles, and more. Viewing is FREE. http://bit.ly/2FVQsUE
  • Pop culture convention WonderCon is at the Anaheim Convention Center 3/23-3/25. Comics, movies, tv, books, authors, collectibles, masquerade and more! 3 day tickets are still available, as well as Friday and Sunday. http://bit.ly/2ng84xM
  • FirkFest “Tiki Beer Festival” is Saturday 3/24 in Anaheim. Enjoy unlimited tastings of 50 casks from 30 breweries. To get $5 off tickets use code boozeblogoc http://ocevent.co/1SZ9Miv
  • The Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival continues this weekend and runs through 4/12. Celebrity chefs, culinary demos, seminars, special food items & more. Park admission required. http://ocevent.co/1ROHxhh
  • Bockbierfest is Saturday 3/24 at the Phoenix Club in Anaheim. Enjoy German and local craft beer, German food, live music, and more. Admission required. http://bit.ly/2ue9XCa
  • See 8ft tall Easter eggs at the Ritz-Carlton in Laguna Niguel. There are 5 hand-painted Easter eggs on display now through 4/8. Viewing is FREE. http://bit.ly/2uesA9m
  • The Orange County Beer & Music Festival is Saturday 3/24 in downtown Santa Ana. Sample over 70 craft beers. Tickets required. http://bit.ly/2pzld6F
  • It’s the last weekend to see Cirque du Soleil LUIZA in Costa Mesa at the OC Fairgrounds, ends 3/25. Tickets required. http://cirk.me/2C1BWIC
  • It’s the last weekend to see Melanie Griffith in The Graduate at the Laguna Playhouse, ends 3/25. Tickets required. http://bit.ly/2EXjqSB
  • Visit one of the many weekend Farmers Markets in OC:  http://bit.ly/2BdBcuQ
  • March For Our Lives is taking place Saturday 3/24 at locations throughout the world. Here are the marches taking place in Orange County:
    Brea/Fullerton: http://bit.ly/2puEXZ8
    Huntington Beach: http://bit.ly/2GcSgYs
    Irvine: http://bit.ly/2G1EDbt
    Laguna Beach: http://bit.ly/2pvpiJQ
    San Clemente: http://bit.ly/2pvFGcI
    Santa Ana: http://bit.ly/2GcSPBy
    South Orange: http://bit.ly/2IJlQ6w
    The largest march in OC is anticipated in Santa Ana. As it is the “March For Our Lives OC”. More info: http://bit.ly/2pyCexI
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