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This is the Weekend for Halloween Events in Orange County

Here are a ton of Halloween events happening this weekend in OC. Highlights include two ghost tours, the Anaheim Fall Festival and parade, Pageant of the Monsters, and more! Plus you’ll find other non-Halloween weekend events at the bottom of the post, which include Corgi beach day, a vintage market, and more.

  • Dana Point Halloween Spooktacular and Moonlight Movies is Friday 10/26 from 3-9pm at the Dana Point Community Center. Cookie decorating, costume parade, games & more. Movies start at 5:30pm and 7pm. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2JiBNkO
  • Ghosts & Legends Tours are Friday 10/26 and Saturday 10/27 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
  • Pageant of the Monsters is 10/26, 10/27, 10/29, and 10/31 in Laguna Beach. Tour through a haunted house, enjoy music, activities, and more. Tickets required. http://bit.ly/2yC2PPV
  • Anaheim Fall Festival and Halloween Parade is Saturday 10/27 in Downtown Anaheim. Festival starts at 11am, parade starts at 6pm. Games, costume contests, pumpkin patch, food & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2flcQce
  • Boo at the Santa Ana Zoo is Saturday 10/27 and Sunday 10/28, from 5:30-8pm. Trick-or-treating, entertainment, games, costume parade & more. Admission required. http://bit.ly/2xPrmCW
  • Fullerton Haunted Walking Tours run through 10/30. Tickets required, call ahead for reservations. http://bit.ly/2jOBxB0
  • 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
  • Halloween Time at Disneyland runs every night through Halloween. Enjoy costumed characters, Halloween themed thats & more. Admission required. http://bit.ly/2cxXWdU
  • Knott’s Scary Farm runs select nights through Halloween. Journey through mazes and scare zones. Admission required. http://bit.ly/2yT1h5J
  • Los Alamitos Trunk-or-Treat is Saturday 10/27 from 5-7:30pm at Little Cottonwood Park. Treasure hunts, trick-or-treating, games & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2ytlDiO
  • The OC Halloween Zoo-tacular is Saturday 10/27 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/2PpMura
  • Mission Viejo’s Hometown Halloween is Saturday 10/27 from 4-7pm at the Community Center. Activities include games, crafts, music, maze & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2PXvhCw
  • Los Alamitos Halloween Festival is Saturday 10/27 at 6pm at the Los Alamitos Race Course. Costume contest, games, & more. Admission is $3. http://bit.ly/2SjzLF1
  • Stanton Halloween Fun with Family & Friends event is Saturday 10/27 from 12pm-4pm at Stanton Central Park. Costume contests, crafts, music & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2rMhR3c
  • The 2nd Annual Spooky San Clemente is Saturday 10/27 from 4pm-7pm at the Community Center. Games, corn maze, magic show, costume contest, and outdoor movie “Monsters Inc.”. Activity fee is $5. http://bit.ly/2RgKazV
  • The Dana Point Terrifying 10-Miler, Spooky 5K & 10K, and Super Hero Kids Run is Sunday 10/28 at Salt Creek Beach Park. Registration required. http://bit.ly/2D4sxk0
  • HB Halloween Fest is Tuesday 10/31 from 4-8pm on Main Street in Huntington Beach. Petting zoo, games, pony rides, entertainment & more. FREE to attend.

Non-Halloween weekend events:

  • The VISSLA ISA World Junior Surfing Championship, the world’s largest junior surfing competition, kicks off Saturday 10/27 with a parade along Main Street at 10am. Free to attend. http://bit.ly/2z3ZSaj
  • Spring Corgi Beach Day is Saturday 10/27 from 10am-3pm at Huntington Dog Beach. Watch as corgi dogs participate in costume contests, talent contests & more! FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2D4zpOe
  • The Golden Years Vintage Market is Saturday 10/27 from 11am-5pm on 2nd Street Promenade in Downtown Santa Ana. Vintage clothing, vinyl records & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2sVxP8t
  • Patches and Pins Expo is Sunday 10/28 from 12pm-8pm on 4th Street in Santa Ana. Free pin to the first 200 guests. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2z426GH

 

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

Fall Fun This Weekend in Orange County

It’s the first weekend of Fall in Orange County and there are plenty of things to do to keep you busy! The Irvine Global Village Festival is back for another year, as well as Surf City Days, Dana Point Lantern District Classic Car and Motorcycle show, Great Pumpkin Weigh-off, and so much more!

  • Movie in the Park: Watch “The Star” on Friday 9/21 at Our Lady of Guadalupe in La Habra. Activities begin at 6pm, movie starts at dusk. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2IMPQ4W
  • Sunset Serenades continue at Heisler Park in Laguna Beach Friday 9/21. Enjoy live music every Friday night in September from 5:30pm to sunset in the Rockpile Amphitheater (by the whale sculpture). FREE to attend. Schedule: http://bit.ly/2MPWt8N
  • Knott’s Scary Farm begins Friday 9/20 and runs select nights through Halloween. Journey through mazes and scare zones. Admission required. http://bit.ly/2yT1h5J
  • Surf City Days takes place all weekend in Huntington Beach. Various events throughout the weekend include a surf competition, car show, shopping & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2h5detX
  • The Irvine Global Village Festival is Saturday 9/22 from 10am-6pm at the Orange County Great Park. Food, marketplace, entertainment & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2iIK2Ng
  • The 71st Annual Lions Club Fish Fry Carnival & Car Show starts Friday night 9/21 and runs all weekend at Fairview Park in Costa Mesa. Entertainment, carnival rides, shopping & more. FREE to attend. http://ocevent.co/1U0gALT
  • Crusin’ For a Cure Car Show is Saturday 9/22 from 7am-4:30pm at the OC Fairgrounds. Admission required. http://ocevent.co/1NTvZga
  • The Great Pumpkin Weigh-off is Saturday 9/22 starting at 10am at the Irvine Park Railroad in Irvine Regional Park. See gigantic pumpkins! KTLA will be there covering the event. FREE to attend but Irvine Regional Park charges an entrance fee per vehicle. http://bit.ly/2don7AO
  • Smithsonian Free Museum Day is Saturday 9/22. There are several participating museums in OC, including the Laguna Art Museum. More info: http://bit.ly/2OFkkoC
  • Concert in the Park: Enjoy “Southland Sings: Broadway Hits” Sunday 9/23 at Balboa Peninsula Park in Newport Beach from 5-6:30pm. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2M74hh0
  • The Dana Point Lantern District Classic Car and Motorcycle show is Sunday 9/23 from 10am-3pm in Dana Point. Hundreds of custom and classic cars will be on display. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2QH2kLQ
  • Surfin’ Sundays are back at the Huntington Beach Pier, Sunday 9/23 from 11am-6pm. Enjoy a relaxing day of surf music. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2OELlbD
  • Visit one of the many weekend Farmers Markets in OC: http://bit.ly/2BdBcuQ
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