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Some Fun Things To Do This Weekend in OC

Here’s some things to do this weekend in OC:

  • The 10th Annual Haunt at Heritage Hill is Friday 10/12 and Saturday 10/13 from 6:30pm-10:30pm in Lake Forest. Scream zones, mazes, dancing & more. Ages 12 and up. Admission is $10. http://bit.ly/2wMalHx
  • Boot Hill (OC’s most elaborate Halloween yard display) starts Friday 10/12 and runs select nights in October, in Irvine. FREE to attend but donations are welcomed and benefit CHOC. http://ocevent.co/1NNxnkD
  • Prehistoric OC is Saturday 10/13 at Ralph B. Clark Regional Park in Buena Park. Fossils, artifacts, demonstrations, storytelling, food & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2yyY3ll
  • The 54th Annual Heritage Festival and Parade is Saturday 10/13 in Placentia. Craft fair, live entertainment, food, car show & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2wdeIrn
  • The 15th Annual Newport Beach Art in the Park is Saturday 10/13 from 10am-4pm at the Civic Center. Over 100 artists will be exhibiting their work. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2dNND7z
  • The 48th Annual Silverado Country Fair & Folk Festival is all weekend at the Silverado Community Center. Live entertainment, food, contests, 1800’s period activities, petting zoo, Steampunk magic show and more. Admission is $6. http://ocevent.co/1LCTYzO
  • The Gem Faire is at the OC Fairgrounds all weekend 10/12-10/14. Shop for gemstones, crystals, jewelry & more. There is a fee for admission and parking. http://bit.ly/2br8EkT
  • The 43rd Annual Fall Faire and Pumpkin Patch is Sunday 10/14 from 10am-3pm at the Environmental Nature Center in Newport Beach. FREE to attend.  http://bit.ly/2e8XaJI

Here’s a list of 15 Orange County Farmers Markets you should check out this weekend: https://ocevents.co/farmersmarkets/

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

Here’s our list of fun things to do this weekend in Orange County

Events:

  • Brea Fest is Friday from 6:30-10pm at the Brea Civic Center. Live music, food, arts & crafts and more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2MW7YaI
  • The VIC World Championships of Skimboarding is all weekend at Aliso Creek Beach in Laguna Beach. FREE to attend. http://ocevent.co/1Jugxmc
  • National “Clear The Shelters Day” is Saturday 8/18 at various pet adoption centers across the county and in Orange County, including the OC Animal Care Center in Orange ($20 adoptions) and the Irvine Animal Care Center ($20 adoptions). If you’re thinking about adding a pet to your family this is a great day to do it. http://bit.ly/2wfakwx
  • The Downtown Anaheim Art Crawl Experience (A.C.E.) and Swingin’ on the Promenade is Saturday 8/18 from 6-10pm. Center Street Promenade is transformed into an outdoor 1940’s swing club. Shopping, live music, food trucks & more! FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2kOhwHo
  • The 58th Annual San Clemente Arts & Craft Fair is all weekend at the San Clemente Community Center. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2x9tUqt
  • The 4th Annual California Hot Sauce Expo is all weekend at The Grove of Anaheim. Tickets required. http://bit.ly/2wf5Q9k
  • The Los Angeles Chargers Training Camp continues at the Jack Hammett Sports Complex in Costa Mesa. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2h761Nj
  • The Pageant of the Masters & Festival of Arts continues this weekend in Laguna Beach. Show runs through 9/1. Watch as famous paintings come to life! Tickets required. http://bit.ly/29JMP0S
  • Art-A-Fair Fine Art Festival continues this weekend in Laguna Beach. Show runs through 9/2. Admission required. http://bit.ly/2uodnjN
  • The Sawdust Arts and Crafts Festival continues this weekend in Laguna Beach. Show runs through 9/2. Open 10am-10pm daily. Admission required. http://ocevent.co/296QLIk

Outdoor movies:

  • Friday, August 17: “Secret Life of Pets” at Grand Park in Aliso Viejo. Movie begins at dusk. http://bit.ly/2srce9g
  • Friday, August 17: “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” at Crossroads Community Church in La Habra. Activities begin at 6pm, movie starts at dusk. http://bit.ly/2IMPQ4W
  • Friday, August 17: “Cars 3” at Champions Sports Complex in Placentia. Movie begins at dusk. http://ocevent.co/1TKwivQ
  • Friday, August 17: “Zootopia” at Los Alamos Park in Fountain Valley. Activities begin at 6pm, movie starts at dusk. http://ocevent.co/1G7q6qG
  • Friday, August 17: “The Lego Ninjago Movie” at Pearson Park Amphitheatre in Anaheim at 8pm. http://bit.ly/2pNeVmX
  • Friday, August 17: “A League Of Their Own” at Yorba Park in Anaheim at 8pm. (Free parking after 6pm). http://bit.ly/2GPFETB
  • Saturday, August 18: “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” at Mustang Fields in Yorba Linda at 8pm.http://bit.ly/2xfxhBc
  • Saturday, August 18: “Back to the Future 2” at Fairhaven Memorial Park in Santa Ana at 8pm. http://bit.ly/2GRR4WP

Also…

  • Check out our ultimate guide to “Movies in the Park”. Over 80 movies all across OC all summer long. All are FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2H5uKck
  • Visit one of the many weekend Farmers Markets in OC: http://bit.ly/2BdBcuQ
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