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12 Fun Things To Do In Orange County This Weekend, March 9-11

If the rain holds off it’s going to be a great weekend in OC. There’s a Pet Expo, Vintage Market, Wine Fest, Beer Fest, Kite Party, 2 Tiki Markets, and more!

  • The South County Pet Expo is Saturday 3/10 from 10am-2pm at the Sports Park in Lake Forest. Pets for adoption, pet products, “A Dog’s Purpose” book signing, and more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2tpcXLW
  • There’s a “Kite Party” all weekend at the Huntington Beach Pier. There will be experienced kite flyers from all across the country. FREE to attend. http://ocevent.co/1SHoTgn
  • The 47th Annual Dana Point Festival of Whales  is this back for it’s second and final weekend in Dana Point. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2kSq03O
  • Don the Beachcomber’s Tiki Makeke is Saturday 3/10 from 10am-3pm in Huntington Beach. Shop from 50 vendors while you enjoy live entertainment. Admission is $10 but you get a $10 drink/food voucher. http://bit.ly/2oTNkhs
  • The Original Tiki Market Place is Saturday 3/10 from 10am-3pm at Elks Lodge in Garden Grove. Shop from Tiki vendors and listen to live music. Admission is $10 but you get a $10 drink voucher. http://bit.ly/2oWaNP7
  • Attend a beach clean up in Huntington Beach on Saturday 3/10 from 9am-11am at Huntington State Beach (Lifeguard Tower #2). FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2k9mf9y
  • Orange County Beer Festival is Saturday 3/10 at the Phoenix Club in Anaheim. Unlimited samples of over 100 beers. Tickets required. http://bit.ly/2r3eGBo
  • Golden Years Vintage Market is Saturday 3/10 from 11am-5pm on 2nd Street Promenade in Downtown Santa Ana. Shop vintage clothing, records, and more! FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2tx4VR4
  • OC Wine Fest is this weekend weekend in San Juan Capistrano. There are 2 sessions available with unlimited wine tastings. Tickets required. http://bit.ly/2oWgnRH
  • Cirque du Soleil LUIZA is in Costa Mesa at the OC Fairgrounds through 3/25. Tickets required. http://cirk.me/2C1BWIC
  • Melanie Griffith stars in The Graduate at the Laguna Playhouse. The show opened this week and is running through 3/25. Tickets required. http://bit.ly/2EXjqSB
  • Visit one of the many weekend Farmers Markets in OC:  http://bit.ly/2BdBcuQ

11 Things To Do if it Rains this Weekend in Orange County

Things to do if it’s raining this weekend in OC:

  1. Visit a Food Hall: 
    Anaheim Packing House in Anaheim, and 4th Street Market, and McFadden Public Market in Santa Ana, are indoor food halls where you can try various trendy food items, from up and coming chefs and restauranteurs.
    Anaheim Packing House: http://bit.ly/2IdTIYM
    4th Street Market: http://bit.ly/2Fo5gLx
    McFadden Public Market: http://bit.ly/2FiE6ow
  2. Attend a late night showing of the Rocky Horror Picture Show:
    The Frida Cinema in Santa Ana is hosting a special St. Patrick’s Day “Rocky Horror Picture Show” event on Friday 3/9 at 11:30pm. Tickets required. http://bit.ly/2Dc1VZY
  3. Visit an Air Museum:
    The Lyon Air Museum in Santa Ana gives you the opportunity to view authentic aircraft, rare vehicles and related memorabilia, with many items from WWII. Saturday 3/10 you can take a tour inside the DC-3 Flagship Orange County. http://bit.ly/2tvakbd
  4. Take a journey to an imaginary Mexico: 
    Cirque du Soleil LUIZA is in Costa Mesa at the OC Fairgrounds through 3/25. LUZIA takes you on a journey to an imaginary Mexico, with stunning sights, sounds, and breathtaking acrobatic performances. Tickets required. http://cirk.me/2C1BWIC
  5. Visit the newly updated Nixon Museum:
    The Richard Nixon Museum in Yorba Linda has been recently updated and now has nearly 70 new exhibits, a replica of the Nixon’s Oval Office, interactive displays, and more. Admission required: http://bit.ly/2G8atEh
  6. View an Emmy-winning film and stay for the Q&A with the film maker:
    View the film Sonic Sea at the Ocean Institute in Dana Point on Sunday 3/11 from 6pm-9pm, and after the film there will be a Q&A with the film maker. Tickets required: http://bit.ly/2FvcJEE
  7. Visit a Tiki Market or visit 2 for a double dose of Tiki:
    Don the Beachcomber’s Tiki Makeke is Saturday 3/10 from 10am-3pm in Huntington Beach. Shop from 50 vendors while you enjoy live entertainment. Admission is $10 but you get a $10 drink/food voucher. http://bit.ly/2oTNkhs
    The Original Tiki Market Place is Saturday 3/10 from 10am-3pm at Elks Lodge in Garden Grove. Shop from Tiki vendors and listen to live music. Admission is $10 but you get a $10 drink voucher. http://bit.ly/2oWaNP7
  8. See a Golden Globe winner and Oscar-nominated actresses in a live performance: 
    Melanie Griffith stars in The Graduate at the Laguna Playhouse through 3/25. Tickets required. http://bit.ly/2EXjqSB
  9. Visit an arcade:
    The top floor of the McFadden Public Market in Santa Ana is home to Mission Control, a bar and retro 80’s arcade. Fill your pockets with quarters and play Pacman, Donkey Kong, Street Fighter, classic pinball games, and more. No cover. http://bit.ly/2FiE6ow
  10. Attend a musical: 
    Rodgers & Hammerstein’s The KING AND I is at Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa. There are 4 performances this weekend. Tickets required. http://bit.ly/2FKZ1hJ
  11. Take the kids to the Discovery Cube:
    Discovery Cube in Santa Ana is the perfect rainy day destination for kids in OC. There are plenty of exhibits and things to do to keep the kids busy. http://bit.ly/2oLMYZg

If it doesn’t rain, make sure to check out our list of events for this weekend: http://bit.ly/2Hid3Xz

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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