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Things To Do this Memorial Day Weekend in OC

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Here’s what’s happening for Memorial Day weekend in Orange County, plus we’ve included a list of 20 Memorial Day services that you can attend on Monday.

  • The Scottish Festival is all weekend at the OC Fairgrounds in Costa Mesa. Highland games, Whiskey tasting, sheep herding, food, shopping & more! Admission required. http://ocevent.co/1PxThtt
  • The Garden Grove Strawberry Festival is all weekend (starting Friday afternoon) at the Village Green in Garden Grove. Parade, food, games, music & more! FREE to attend. http://ocevent.co/1FpmRJF
  • The Santa Ana Memorial Day Festival is all weekend (starting Friday night) at Madison Park (Edinger & Standard). Rides, games, food & more! FREE to attend. http://ocevent.co/1TVn6Rk
  • The Annual Newport Beach Wine Festival is all weekend at the Balboa Bay Resort. Events include Grand Tasting, brunch, & more. All events are ticketed. http://bit.ly/2HCjnfH
  • FREE Pet Adoptions all weekend for active military and veterans at OC Animal Care in Orange. http://bit.ly/2YK51iY
  • FREE Pet Adoptions all weekend for active military and veterans at the Irvine Animal Care Center. http://bit.ly/30Ln4Hc
  • The Patchwork Show arts & craft show is Sunday 5/26 from 11am-5pm in Downtown Santa Ana. FREE to attend. http://ocevent.co/1Fy7akI
  • The 21st Annual Memorial Day Half Marathon is Monday 5/27 in Laguna Hills. Half Marathon, 5k, 10k and Kid’s run. Registration is open online: http://bit.ly/2qUey9d

Memorial Day Services:

Anaheim:

Brea:

  • View 1100 full size American Flags, each having draped the casket of a deceased Veteran, flying along the  “Avenues of Flags”. 58th Annual Memorial Day Service, Monday 5/27 at 11am at the Memory Garden in Brea. http://bit.ly/2Qq0cZd

Buena Park:

  • Memorial Day Service and Pancake Breakfast, Monday 5/27 at George Bellis Park. Breakfast is at 8am and the remembrance service is at 10am, followed by a picnic in the park. http://bit.ly/2K1JLkz

Corona del Mar:

  • Annual Memorial Day Service, Monday 5/27, from 11am-12:30pm at Pacific View Memorial Park.

Costa Mesa:

  • 65th Annual Memorial Day Service, Monday 5/27, from 11am-12pm at Harbor Lawn-Mt. Olive Memorial Park. Special guest speaker, flyover & more. http://bit.ly/2YLHVIO

Dana Point:

Fountain Valley:

  • Memorial Day Service, Monday 5/27, from 10am-1pm at the Fountain Valley Veterans Memorial. http://bit.ly/2YPSpXH

Fullerton:

  • 81st Annual Memorial Day Celebration, Monday 5/27 at 10am in Loma Vista Memorial Park. http://bit.ly/2qhjDJP

Huntington Beach:

Irvine:

La Palma:

  • Memorial Day Celebration, Monday 5/27 at 9:15am at the City’s Eternal Flame located in front of the Civic Center. http://bit.ly/2r1u6qd

Laguna Beach:

  • Memorial Day Celebration, Monday 5/27 at 11am at Heisler Park.
  • Patriotic Concert by the Laguna Beach Concert Band, Monday 5/27, at 12pm at Main Beach. http://bit.ly/2rVOWao

Lake Forest:

  • Memorial Day Observance Program, Monday 5/27, from 11am-12pm at El Toro Memorial Park. http://bit.ly/2s0rWGC

Mission Viejo:

  • Memorial Day Ceremony, Monday 5/27, from 8:30am-10am at the Mission Viejo Civic Center. http://bit.ly/2r2naLj

San Clemente:

  • Memorial Day Observance, Monday 5/27, from 2pm-3pm at the Marine Monument Semper Fi Park. Special guest speakers, bagpipers, floral ceremony & more. http://bit.ly/2HzGXcM

Santa Ana:

  • “One Small Step for Man” Memorial Day Service is Monday 5/27, from 10:30am-12pm at Fairhaven Memorial Park in Santa Ana. Aerial Flyover, guest speaker, live music, white dove release & more. http://bit.ly/2X4PxWr
  • Memorial Day Program, Monday 5/27, from 10am-11:30am at Santa Ana Cemetery. http://bit.ly/2r1c0nY

Seal Beach:

  • Memorial Day Service, Monday 5/27 at 11am at Eisenhower Park.

Yorba Linda:

  • FREE event admission to the Memorial Day Ceremony at Nixon Library, Monday 5/27 at 11am, followed by a concert at 12pm. http://bit.ly/2qldGYc

 

Easter Egg Hunts and Other Fun Things To Do this Weekend in Orange County

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This is THE weekend for spring activities in Orange County. There are a ton of Egg Hunts, Earth Day Events, food festivals, and more!

  • Buena Park “Spring Eggstravaganza” is Saturday 4/20 at 9am at Henry Boisseranc Park. Candy scramble, live entertainment, crafts, games, petting zoo and more. Pancake breakfast at 8am. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2p6pRe5
  • There’s an Easter Egg Hunt at the Heritage Museum of Orange County in Santa Ana on Saturday 4/20 from 9am-12pm. Egg hunts for ages ranging from 1yr to 7 and up. Visits from the Easter Bunny, face painting, and more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2DrMxf4
  • Cypress “Spring Egg Hunt” is Saturday 4/20 at 10:30am at Oak Knoll Park. Egg hunts, crafts, face painting, Easter Bunny, free hotdogs & drinks, and more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2ULysDR
  • Dana Point “Egg Hunts” are Saturday 4/20 at Pines Park and at Sea Canyon Park. Events begin at 9am and egg hunts begin at 10am. Other activities include a pancake breakfast, magic show, games, puppetshow, Easter Bunny & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2KORpAR
  • Fountain Valley “Easter Egg Hunt” is Saturday 4/20 from 8:30am-11:30am at the Fountain Valley Sports Park. Carnival games, crafts, egg hunts & more. FREE to attend.http://bit.ly/2ULiKsk
  • Huntington Beach “Easter Hunt and Family Fun Day” is Saturday 4/20 from 9am-2pm at Central Park Sports Complex. Thousands of pounds of candy, Easter Bunny, live music and more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2UMCrQA
  • La Habra “Spring Family Eggstravaganza” is Saturday 4/20 from 9am-12pm at La Bonita Park. Helicopter egg drop, egg hunts (for kids and adults), vendors and more. $4 to participate in the egg hunt. http://bit.ly/2IvwEbx
  • Los Alamitos “Spring Carnival” is Saturday 4/20 from 9am-11:30am at Little Cottonwood Park. Egg hunt, carnival games, food, Peter Rabbit and more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2DmeAMU
  • San Clemente “Springtacular” is Saturday 4/20 starting at 9am. Egg hunts, games, food, and more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2GhP77K
  • Tustin “Easter Egg Hunt” is Saturday 4/20 starting from 8:30am-11:30pm. Petting zoo, animal show, pony rides, games, candy, Easter Bunny and more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2DoxO4B
  • The 36th annual Yorba Linda “Egg-citement Hunt” is Saturday 4/20 at 10am at Hurless Barton Park. Egg hunt, games, face painting, petting zoo & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2GwCCXo
  • Mission Viejo “Bunny Days” is Saturday 4/20 from 10am-1pm at the Oso Viejo Community Park. Carnival games, crafts, egg hunts, and more. Activities cost a nominal fee. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2UtqB8Q
  • Costa Mesa “Egg-Citement” is Saturday 4/20 from 9am-12pm in Tanager Park. Pony rides, petting zoo, egg hunt, Easter Bunny, and more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2vlRlOJ

Earth Day Events:

  • Crystal Cove State Beach is celebrating Earth Day on Saturday 4/20 in Laguna Beach from 9am-12pm. Help with beautification projects such as waxing lifeguard towers, painting signs, beach cleanup and more. FREE to attend. Meet at the Los Trancos Parking lot. http://bit.ly/2KKlVvL
  • The City of Laguna Niguel is celebrating Earth Day on Saturday 4/20 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/2VN2CCZ
  • Earth Day at the Bay is Saturday 4/20 from 10am-4pm at the Peter and Mary Muth Interpretive Center in Newport Beach. Scavenger hunt, exhibits, arts & crafts and more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2KJ9W1A
  • Dana Point is celebrating Earth Day this weekend with multiple events including a beach clean up at Doheny State Beach, Salt Creek Beach, a Harbor clean up, and more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2II2m4P
  • The Newport Beach chapter of Surfrider is having an Earth Day Cleanup of the Lower Santa Ana River on Saturday 4/20 from 9am-12pm. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2PdnNMd
  • OC Coastkeeper is celebrating Earth Day with a  beach cleanup in Huntington Beach on Saturday 4/20 at 9am at Huntington State Beach. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2Gg8oGH
  • Knott’s Boysenberry Festival continues this weekend and runs through 4/28 in Buena Park. Enjoy over 75 boysenberry inspired dishes, drinks, and more. Park admission required. http://bit.ly/2Gnqy8g
  • The Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival continues this weekend and runs through 4/23. Celebrity chefs, culinary demos, seminars, special food items & more. Park admission required. http://ocevent.co/1ROHxhh
  • Visit one of the many weekend Farmers Markets in OC (some will not be happening on Easter so double check before you go)  http://bit.ly/2BdBcuQ

Outside of OC but worth the drive…

  • Renaissance Pleasure Faire starts this weekend in Irwindale and runs through 5/19. Live performances, jousting, shopping, food, and more. Admission required. http://bit.ly/2uPUtoh Ticket discount: http://bit.ly/2Vp8DFJ

 

So Many Fun Things To Do This Weekend in Orange County, April 13-14

Car show, spring carnival, Earth Day celebrations, food, wine, and brews festivals, and much more this April 13-14 weekend in OC:

  • The 25th Annual Orange Plaza Car Show is Sunday 4/14 from 8am-3pm, in Old Towne Orange. More than 400 pre-1976 Street Rods, Custom and Classic vehicles will be on display. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2Gd6Yg8
  • The Sugar Plum Arts & Crafts Festival is all weekend in Buena Park at the Buena Park Downtown Mall. Shop for holiday themed craft items from vendors. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2IpL4Js
  • Movie in the Park: Enjoy Incredibles 2 at Hurless Barton Park in Yorba Linda on Saturday 4/13. Movie begins a dusk. FREE to attend http://bit.ly/2G9aubq
  • San Clemente Micro-Brew Fest is Saturday 4/13 from 12pm-5pm at Left Coast Brewing Co. in San Clemente. Admission required. http://bit.ly/2o9wa12  
  • Dapper Day Expo is all weekend at the Disneyland Hotel. Followed by the Spring 2019 Dapper Day on Sunday 4/14. 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
  • Record Store Day is Saturday 4/13. Support your local record store and find exclusives available only on Record Store Day. http://bit.ly/2GjMF1N
  • Laguna Niguel Bunny Bonanza is Saturday 4/13 from 9am-12pm at Chapparosa Park in Laguna Niguel. Activities include crafts, games, face painting, visit from the Easter Bunny, and more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2D7nu0n
  • The Newport Beach Mayor’s 5th Annual Egg Race is Saturday 4/13 from 10am-12pm at the Civic Center. Games, egg races, bounce houses, face painting, and more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2UBoRzt
  • The San Juan Capistrano Spring Eggstravaganza is Saturday 4/13 from 10am-12pm at Los Rios Park. Egg hunts, petting zoo, face painting, games, and more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2VMJOnH
  • There’s a Mother Earth Beach, Creek, and Park Cleanup at Doheny State Beach on Saturday 4/13 from 9am to noon. Meet at the lifeguard headquarters and bring gloves and a trashbag. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2Gewdi3
  • San Clemente GardenFest is Saturday 4/13 from 8am-2pm at the Community Center. Plant sale, garden flea market & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2UXCTri
  • San Clemente is celebrating Earth Day on Saturday 4/13 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/2X7Ok0g
  • There’s a San Clemente Earth Day Beach Cleanup on Saturday 4/13 from 8am-10am. Meet at Pier 7. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2Z8xcsN Easter Eggcitement and Spring Carnival is Saturday 4/13 from 10am-1pm at Kraemer Park in Placentia. Easter egg hunts, crafts, storytime, visit from the Easter Bunny, and more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2KyNg44
  • The City of Mission Viejo is celebrating Earth Day on Saturday 4/13 from 8am-12pm at Cordova Park. Help plant new landscape at the park. Free hotdogs and ice cream while supplies last.  FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2XeLwP1
  • CoastCon returns to OCC in Costa Mesa on Saturday 4/13. Enjoy a day of anime, manga, and Japanese culture. Attend panels, workshops, do some shopping and more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2GV9nP9
  • Attend a Luau at Soka University in Aliso Viejo. Ka Pilina Ho’olokahi 10th Annual Luau is Saturday 4/13 from 5-8pm. Buffet, live performances and more. Tickets required. http://bit.ly/2UYsjTU
  • “Behind the Picket Fence” Vintage and Handmade Marketplace is Sunday 4/14 at the Heritage Museum in Orange County in Santa Ana from 9am-3pm. Shop from over 70 vendors. Admission required. http://bit.ly/2P6RMoV
  • Knott’s Boysenberry Festival continues this weekend and runs through 4/28 in Buena Park. Enjoy over 75 boysenberry inspired dishes, drinks, and more. Park admission required. http://bit.ly/2Gnqy8g
  • The Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival continues this weekend and runs through 4/23. Celebrity chefs, culinary demos, seminars, special food items & more. Park admission required. http://ocevent.co/1ROHxhh
  • Visit one of the many weekend Farmers Markets in OC (some will not be happening on Easter so double check before you go)  http://bit.ly/2BdBcuQ

Outside of OC but worth the drive…

  • Renaissance Pleasure Faire starts this weekend in Irwindale and runs through 5/19. Live performances, jousting, shopping, food, and more. Admission required. http://bit.ly/2uPUtoh Ticket discount: http://bit.ly/2Vp8DFJ

 

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