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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

Fun Things To Do this Weekend + 16 Veterans Day Events in Orange County

Here’s what’s happening this weekend in OC, plus 16 Veterans Day events…

  • The Sugar Plum Arts & Crafts Festival is Thursday 11/9 through Saturday 11/11 at the OC Fairgrounds in Costa Mesa. Shop for holiday themed craft items from 120+ vendors. Admission is FREE but you must pay to park. FREE parking Saturday ONLY. http://bit.ly/2dbo8QT
  • Field of Valor is on display through 11/11. View 1776 ‘3×5’ American Flags on the fields of Handy Park in Orange. Viewing is FREE http://bit.ly/2zUzbV0
  • British International Spiritual Medium Gail Moffat is coming to Southern California with a stop in Laguna Niguel on 11/17 from 7pm-9pm. Gail will be giving readings to audience members. Event info: http://bit.ly/2iCxW53 Tickets required and can be purchased here: http://bit.ly/2iDJAfV
  • Driftwood Music Festival is all weekend 11/11-11/12 at Doheny State Beach in Dana Point. Enjoy country music, craft beer, bbq & more. Tickets required. http://bit.ly/2i9Q7z3
  • The Uncork for Hope Foundation Presents the Uncork for a Cause Launch Party Sunday 11/12 from 1pm-5pm at the Resort at Pelican Hill in Newport Beach. This event will introduce a newly formed foundation with the mission of helping at-risk children. It is an opportunity to learn and support all while enjoying live entertainment, fine food and incredible wine.Tickets required and can be purchased here: http://bit.ly/2j36QI5

Veterans Day Events:

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  • There will be a Veterans Day Ceremony at the Anaheim Veterans Monument on Anaheim Blvd on 11/11 at 11am. http://bit.ly/2zkHhsD

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Fun Halloween Events and More this Weekend in Orange County

There are a lot of events to choose from this weekend in Orange County. There are 11 Halloween events, SoCal VegFest, Corgi Beach Day, International “Observe the Moon” Night & more!

  • Don’t forget to enter to win a $100 gift card from Wahoo’s Fish Taco —> bit.ly/2i69sko
  • Laguna Niguel’s Haunted Trails are Friday 10/27 and Saturday 10/28 evenings at Crown Valley Park. Adventure through Carnivale themed mazes. Tickets required. http://bit.ly/2wJPTUv
  • Dana Point Halloween Spooktacular Moonlight Movie is Friday 10/27 from 3-9pm at the Dana Point Community Center. Cookie decorating, magic show, costume parade, games & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2y3Atyq
  • Laguna Hills “Haunted Hills” maze is Friday 10/27 and Saturday 10/28 at the Community Center. Admission is $10. http://bit.ly/2xkjcP7
  • Ghosts & Legends Tours are Friday 10/27 and Saturday 10/28 in San Juan Capistrano. Take a walking tour of California’s oldest residential street and learn it’s spooky history. Tickets are $10. http://bit.ly/2wakQ4u
  • Laguna Hills kids events “Ghostly Affair” (ages 6 & under) is Saturday 10/28 at the Community Center. Admission is $5. http://bit.ly/2eXmX2G
  • Los Alamitos Trunk-or-Treat is Saturday 10/28 from 5-7:30pm at Little Cottonwood Park. Treasure hunts, trick-or-treating, games & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2ytlDiO
  • International “Observe the Moon” Night is Saturday 10/28 from 6-9pm at the Nix Nature Center in Laguna Canyon. Join astronomers in viewing the night sky through telescopes. FREE to attend, but you need to register. http://bit.ly/2w9yuFd
  • Fall Corgi Beach Day is Saturday 10/28 from 10am-3pm at Huntington Dog Beach. Watch as corgi dogs participate in costume contests, talent contests & more! FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2jMeJ4G
  • Anaheim Fall Festival and Halloween Parade is Saturday 10/28 in Downtown Anaheim. Festival starts at 11am, parade starts at 6pm. Games, costume contests, pumpkin patch, Dia de los Muertos altars, food & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2flcQce
  • Mission Viejo’s Hometown Halloween is Saturday 10/28 from 4-7pm at the Community Center. Activities include games, crafts, music, maze & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2wKsCS6
  • Los Alamitos Halloween Festival is Saturday 10/28 at the Los Alamitos Race Course. Costume contest, games, pony rides & more. Admission is $3. http://bit.ly/2hOsn2Z
  • SoCal VegFest is all weekend from 11am-6pm at the OC Fairgrounds in Costa Mesa. Cooking demos, guest speakers, marketplace & more. Admission required. http://bit.ly/2wKaB6r
  • The OC Halloween Zoo-tacular is Saturday 10/28 from 10am-4pm in Orange. Watch as zoo animal receive treat-filled pumpkins throughout the day. First 100 kids in costume get a free gift. Admission is $2. http://bit.ly/2w9dv5h
  • The Dana Point Terrifying 10-Miler, Spooky 5K & 10K, and Super Hero Kids Run is Sunday 10/29 at Salt Creek Beach Park. Registration required. http://bit.ly/2xUUbxt
  • Boot Hill (OC’s most elaborate Halloween yard display) runs select nights in October, in Irvine. FREE to attend but donations are welcomed and benefit CHOC. http://ocevent.co/1NNxnkD

And coming up on Halloween…

  • Huntington Beach Halloween is Tuesday 10/31 on Main Street from 4pm-8pm. Costume contests, trick-or-treating, & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2hkpRFl
  • The Tustin Halloween Howl is Tuesday 10/31 from 3pm-5pm at the Columbus Tustin Activity Center. Costume contest, games, petting zoo, entertainment & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2hk3m34
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