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14 Fun Things To Do in Orange County This Weekend

It’s going to be a sunny and gorgeous weekend in OC so make sure you get outside and enjoy it with our list of 14 things to do. Enjoy Brea Bonanza Days, the OC Night Market, a concert in the park, a movie in the park, SoCal Weiner Fest, Balboa Art Walk, and more!

  • “Brea Bonanza Days” Country Music Festival starts Friday night 5/18 and runs all weekend in Downtown Brea. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2k4rsgw
  • The OC Night Market returns to the OC Fairgrounds on Friday night 5/18 and runs all weekend. Food, entertainment, shopping, & more. Admission is $5 and parking is $8. http://ocevent.co/1H5rcnJ
  • The OC Greek Fest starts Friday afternoon 5/18 and runs all weekend in Anaheim. Food, live music, cooking demonstrations, dancing & more. Admission is $3. http://ocevent.co/1A3CuYi
  • Sunset Serenades continues at Heisler Park in Laguna Beach, Friday nights in May from 6:30pm to sunset. Take a picnic & listen to live music in the Rockpile Amphitheater. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2qKhEcH
  • The 26th Annual “Duck-A-Thon” is all weekend in Huntington Beach. The highlight of the event is the “duck drop” on Saturday when thousands of rubber ducks are dropped off the Pier. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2pPzcs5
  • Movie in the Park: Watch “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle” Saturday 5/19 at Hurless Barton Park Amphitheater in Yorba Linda at 8pm. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2GsOVAN
  • The Silverado Summer concert series begins on Saturday 5/19 from 6-10pm at the Silverado Community Center Fairgrounds. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2rStx2q
  • The Muckenthaler Motor Car Festival is all weekend in Fullerton. On Saturday see Hot Rods and Sunday is the Concours d’elegance. Admission is $5-10. http://bit.ly/2q0y7sL
  • Doheny Blues Festival is all weekend at Sea Terrace Park in Dana Point. Performers include George Thorogood and the Destroyers, Buddy Guy, Blues Traveler & more. Tickets required. http://bit.ly/2rvAZ2u
  • The 9th Annual Tustin LobsterFest is Saturday 5/19 from 4-8pm at Peppertree Park. Unlimited lobster, and live music. Tickets required. http://ocevent.co/1OEJb4G
  • SoCal Weiner Fest is Saturday 5/19 from 10am-5pm at Huntington Dog Beach. Dachshunds galore, dog adoptions, wiener dog races, vendors & more. http://bit.ly/2IxpHTT
  • Anaheim Children’s Festival is Saturday 5/19 from 11am-4pm at Pearson Park. Arts & crafts, visual and performing arts classes, and more! FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2wMOJNm
  • Balboa Art Walk is Sunday 5/20 from 9am-5pm on Balboa Island. Over a mile of art and live music. FREE to attend. http://ocevent.co/1TLXuGj
  • Visit one of the many weekend Farmers Markets in OC http://bit.ly/2BdBcuQ

Outside of OC but worth the drive…

  • Renaissance Pleasure Faire is in Irwindale through 5/20. Live performances, jousting, shopping, food, and more. Admission required. http://bit.ly/2uPUtoh

8 Fun Things To Do This Weekend in Orange County, May 11-13

There are a lot of fun things to do this weekend in Orange County. Shop from over 40 Tiki artists, makers and vendors at the inaugural Tikiland Trading Co. event in Irvine on Saturday, visit a car show in Villa Park, take mom to the Sunset Beach Art Festival for Mother’s Day, and more!

  • Tikiland Trading Co. is Saturday, 5/12, from 10am-3pm, in Irvine. There will be over 40 Tiki artists, makers and vendors, as well as live music by Ukulena and Keanuenue Polynesian Entertainers, Dole Whips by Hula Girls Shave Ice, and food from Wahoo’s Fish Taco. As well as a book signing by pop culture humorist and author Charles Phoenix (signing from 10-1). And if you’re a Disney fan, there will be a few well known, and exceptional, Disney artists and vendors who happen to crossover to Tiki. FREE to attend. For address and more info visit: http://TikilandTrading.com
  • Sunset Serenades continues at Heisler Park in Laguna Beach, Friday nights in May from 6:30pm to sunset. Take a picnic & listen to live music in the Rockpile Amphitheater. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2qKhEcH
  • The annual Sunset Beach Art Festival is all weekend. Over 150 arts & crafts vendors, live music & more. FREE to attend. http://ocevent.co/1rXHs6h
  • The 16th Annual Villa Park Car & Bike Show is Saturday 5/12 at 8am on the grounds of the Villa Park High School. Over 100 Customs, Classics, Hot Rods, Motorcycles, food, vendors, music & more. FREE to attend. http://ocevent.co/1TLtugi
  • Airport Day is Saturday 5/12 from 10am-4pm at the Fullerton Municipal Airport. This is a great event for kids! FREE to attend. http://ocevent.co/1TuQzBe
  • The Irvine Korean Festival is Saturday 5/12 from 10am-5pm at the Irvine Civic Center. Live entertainment, Korean cuisine, games & more. FREE to attend. http://ocevent.co/1TfwbXy
  • Like Totally 80’s Festival is Saturday 5/12 from 11am-9pm at Huntington State Beach. Live music from bands including The Human League, Tiffany, Naked Eyes & more. Tickets required. http://bit.ly/2r13R1D
  • Visit one of the many weekend Farmers Markets in OC http://bit.ly/2BdBcuQ

Outside of OC but worth the drive…

  • Renaissance Pleasure Faire is in Irwindale through 5/20. Live performances, jousting, shopping, food, and more. Admission required. http://bit.ly/2uPUtoh

17 Fun Things To Do During this Gorgeous Weekend in Orange County

It’s going to be a gorgeous weekend in Orange County! There are 10 Earth Day events including beach cleanups, restoration projects, and actives for kids. There’s a movie in the park Saturday night in Yorba Linda, a wine festival in Dana Point, Record Store Day across OC, Dapper Day, and more.

  • The California Wine Festival is Friday and Saturday in Dana Point. California’s best wineries, top chefs, live music and more. Tickets required. http://bit.ly/2pkzJBw
  • Movie in the Park: Watch Trolls on Saturday 4/21 in Hurless Barton Park in Yorba Linda. Movie starts at dusk. FREE snacks and FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2F3ZMRa
  • Dapper Day Expo is all weekend at the Disneyland Hotel. Followed by the Spring 2018 Dapper Day on Sunday 4/22. Join thousands of Disney fans dressed in vintage styles from the bygone era. The Expo is at the Disneyland Hotel Exhibit Hall. Dapper Day requires Disneyland Park admission. Traffic and parking will be impacted in the surrounding area. http://bit.ly/2eHjBB4
  • The 11th Annual Record Store Day is Saturday 4/21. Support your local record store and find exclusives available only on Record Store Day. http://bit.ly/2vvOC8d
  • Watch Willy Wonka on the big screen all weekend at The Frida Cinema in downtown Santa Ana, as part of their “Weekend Family Matinees” series. Tickets required. http://bit.ly/2HgcySj
  • The Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum’s Sunday Concert Series continues on 4/22 at 2pm in Yorba Linda, with a British Brass Band. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2nQjQkH
  • Visit one of the many weekend Farmers Markets in OC http://bit.ly/2BdBcuQ

Outside of OC but worth the drive…

  • Renaissance Pleasure Faire is in Irwindale through 5/20. Live performances, jousting, shopping, food, and more. Admission required. http://bit.ly/2uPUtoh

Earth Day Events: 

  • The “Green Scene” Plant and Garden Expo is all weekend at the Fullerton Arboretum. Workshops, garden talks, specialty plants and more. Admission required. http://bit.ly/2pIHs9G
  • San Clemente is celebrating Earth Day on Saturday 4/21 from 10am-2pm at Parque Del Mar. Beach cleanup at 8:30am, followed by educational displays, arts & crafts, and more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2F2mpVY
  • Crystal Cove State Beach is celebrating Earth Day on Saturday 4/21 in Laguna Beach. Help with beautification projects such as planting, watering, mulching, beach cleanup and more. FREE to attend. Day use fee is waved for volunteers. http://bit.ly/2qLcrTL
  • The City of Laguna Niguel is celebrating Earth Day on Saturday 4/21 with a “Go Green” volunteer event from 8:30am-11:30am at Crown Valley Community Park. Help improve the landscaping of the 18-acre preserve. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2HA2jHN
  • Earth Day at the Bay is Sunday 4/22 from 10am-3pm at the Peter and Mary Muth Interpretive Center in Newport Beach. Scavenger hunt, exhibits, arts & crafts and more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2p1hGQb
  • The City of Mission Viejo is celebrating Earth Day on Saturday 4/21 from 8am-12pm. Help plant drought-tolerant trees, shrubs & more. Volunteers must sign a waiver. FREE hotdogs and ice cream for volunteers. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2HcvRvK
  • The Dana Point Headlands Conservation Area Earth Day Celebration is Saturday 4/21 from 11am-2pm. Nature tours, crafts, snake interaction, basket weaving and more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2HgRNG0
  • The Newport Beach chapter of Surfrider is having an Earth Day Cleanup  on Saturday 4/21 from 9am-12pm. http://bit.ly/2qNERfI
  • The Ecology Center in San Juan Capistrano is celebrating Earth Day on Sunday 4/22 at 11am. Learn about composting, organic container gardening, pickling and more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2o9Ozed
  • Band Dirty Heads and OC Coastkeeper have teamed up for a beach cleanup in Huntington Beach on Sunday 4/22 from 10am-12pm at Huntington State Beach. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2JZCkI8
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