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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

10 Cutest Valentine’s Day Treats in Orange County

We’ve searched high and low all across Orange County to bring you the sweetest treats for Valentine’s Day. Whether you’re madly in love or just madly in love with dessert, there’s something here for every sweet tooth.

From now through Valentine’s Day get valentines themed character macarons, like these jumbo Pusheen the cat macarons, at Bunjour Bakery in Laguna Hills.

 

If you’re valentine would rather a bouquet of ice cream flowers instead of real flowers then look no further than Cauldron Ice Cream in Santa Ana. Their handmade ice cream is served in a Puffle cone, and then shaped into a beautiful flower, ready to be devoured.

 

Here are some Valentine’s Day shots that the whole family can enjoy! The Dirty Cookie at Union Market is Tustin is making extra special cookie shots with a “conversation heart” theme.

 

Sweet, and salty, and spicy, oh my! Take your taste buds on an adventure with this “Hot as Hell” blend of vanilla ice cream and Hot Cheetos at Drill’d Ice Cream in Fountain Valley.

 

If you’re feeling a little risque, surprise your Valentine with these naughty cookies from Blackmarket Bakery in Costa Mesa.

 

Forget about those chalky conversation hearts and woo your valentine with these macaron versions of the classic candy, available at Honey and Butter in Irvine and Costa Mesa.

 

Valentine Churro Donut topped with ice cream?! Nothing says true love like sugar, sugar, and more sugar! You can find this sweet treat at Churned Creamery in Tustin, Cypress, Irvine, and Yorba Linda.

 

These cute heart shaped donuts are topped with white chocolate powder and organic raspberry powder, the perfect way to get sugar covered with your sweetie! You’ll find these at Good Town Doughnuts in Costa Mesa.

 

Two loops are better than one! The Loop Churros in Westminster have created the Love Loop Parfait for Valentine’s Day. This adorable dessert is totally customizable with your choice of ice cream flavors and toppings.

 

Valentine’s Day isn’t for everyone and if you’re not really feeling it this year…then you’re sure to enjoy this “Cupid is Stupid” cookie from Sweet Cheeks Sugar Cookies in OC.

 

BONUS – Super Silly Valentine’s Day Treat

If you want to surprise your valentine with something that definitely does not scream desperation, then how about these “Don’t Leave Me” donuts from Crafted Donuts in Fountain Valley.

Weekend Farmers Markets in Orange County

Here’s a list of all the weekend Farmers Markets that take place in Orange County. There are 9 on Saturdays and 6 on Sundays. Pick from farm fresh produce, to handmade baked goods, to locally crafted kombucha, and so much more. Which new Farmers Market will you discover this weekend?

Saturday: 

Buena Park
The downtown Buena Park Certified Farmers Market is Saturdays from 9am-2pm in the Sears parking lot at the corners of LaPalma Ave & Stanton Ave. http://bit.ly/2DfzI5j

Corona Del Mar
The Corona Del Mar Certified Farmers Market is Saturdays from 9am-1pm at the intersection of Marguerite & PCH. http://bit.ly/2Dp7p7Z

Costa Mesa
The Costa Mesa Certified Farmers Market is Saturdays from 9am-2pm at SOCO on Hyland Ave. http://bit.ly/2DmZhWe

Cypress
The Cypress Certified Farmers Market is Saturdays from 9am-2pm in the parking lot of Cottonwood Church on Katella Ave in Los Alamitos. http://bit.ly/2DuS9Gq

Dana Point 
The Dana Point Certified Farmers Market is Saturdays from 9am-1pm at La Plaza Park, at the intersection of PCH & Golden Lantern. http://bit.ly/2rgH9Yg

Irvine
The Irvine Certified Farmers Market is Saturdays from 8am-12pm in the parking lot of Mariners Church, at the corner of Bonita Canyon and Turtle Ridge Road. http://bit.ly/2EWG1LI

Laguna Beach
The Laguna Beach Certified Farmers Market is Saturdays from 8am-12pm in the parking lot at the corner of Forest Ave and Laguna Canyon Road. http://bit.ly/2EWG1LI

Orange
The Orange Home Grown Certified Farmers Market is Saturdays from 9am-1pm in the parking lot of Chapman University’s Becket Building on Palm Avenue. http://bit.ly/2DMYr1O

Yorba Linda 
The Yorba Linda Certified Old Town Farmers Market is Saturdays from 9am-1pm on Main Street next to the winery. http://bit.ly/2Dp7p7Z

 

Sunday:

Garden Grove 
The Historic Main Street Garden Grove Certified Farmers Market is Sundays from 9am-2pm on Historic Main Street between Garden Grove & Acacia Pkwy. http://bit.ly/2EVPZgd

Irvine
A second Irvine Certified Farmers Market is held Sundays from 10am-2pm at the Orange County Great Park. http://bit.ly/2Bf5gqe

Laguna Niguel
The Laguna Niguel Certified Farmers Market is Sundays from 8am-12pm at the Plaza de la Paz shopping center, at the intersection of La Paz and Pacific Park. http://bit.ly/2EWG1LI

Newport Beach
The Newport Beach Certified Farmers Market is Sundays from 9am-1pm on the Newport Beach Pier. http://bit.ly/2mQwEFZ

Santa Ana
Resumes February 11th, 2018.
The downtown Santa Ana Certified Farmers Market is Sundays from 11am-3pm on 2nd St. Promenade. http://bit.ly/2DqmBSd

San Clemente 
The San Clemente Certified Farmers Market is Sundays from 9am-1pm at the intersection of South Calle Seville and Avenida Del Mar. http://bit.ly/2DsSRE1

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