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Fun Things To Do in Orange County this Weekend, Mar 29-31



The weather is going to be perfect this weekend, so get outside and enjoy it by attending one of these events…

  • Crystal Cove Art in the Park Celebration is this weekend at Crystal Cove State Beach. Take part in a day filled with events that indulge watercolor painting, basket weaving, spring art show, live music, and more. FREE to attend.
  • Pop culture convention WonderCon is at the Anaheim Convention Center 3/29-3/31. Comics, movies, tv, books, authors, collectibles, masquerade and more! Sunday tickets are still available.
  • Knott’s Boysenberry Festival kicks off this weekend and runs through 4/28 in Buena Park. Enjoy over 75 boysenberry inspired dishes, drinks, and more. Park admission required.
  • The Hurley 2019 Spring Classic is Saturday 3/10 at Salt Creek Beach in Dana Point. Watch some fun competitive surfing starting at 8:40am and finishing up with an awards ceremony at 5pm.
  • Glitterfest is Sunday 3/31 in Fullerton from 10am-3pm. This mixed-media arts & crafts festival features jewelry, folk art sculpture, paper whimsy, vintage decor, and more. Admission required.
  • 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.
  • Visit one of the many weekend Farmers Markets in OC:


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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Fullerton Haunted Walking Tours run through 10/30. Tickets required, call ahead for reservations.
  • 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.
  • Halloween Time at Disneyland runs every night through Halloween. Enjoy costumed characters, Halloween themed thats & more. Admission required.
  • Knott’s Scary Farm runs select nights through Halloween. Journey through mazes and scare zones. Admission required.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Los Alamitos Halloween Festival is Saturday 10/27 at 6pm at the Los Alamitos Race Course. Costume contest, games, & more. Admission is $3.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.


Some Fun Things To Do This Weekend in Orange County, 9/14-16

We’ve got a fun filled weekend of events for you! There’s a car show, street fair, harvest festival, beer festival, concerts in the park, movies in the park, and more!  

  • Watch “Jaws” Friday 9/14 at Salt Creek Beach in Dana Point at 8pm. (Free parking after 6pm).
  • Sunset Serenades continue at Heisler Park in Laguna Beach Friday 9/14. 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:
  • Watch “Despicable Me” Saturday 9/15 at Hurless Barton Park Amphitheater in Yorba Linda at 8pm.
  • Orange County Coastal Cleanup Day is Saturday 9/15. There are cleanup sites all over Orange County, find one near you:
  • Pageant of the Thunderbird car show is Saturday 9/15 at LaPalma Park in Anaheim. The show usually runs from 10am-3pm. FREE to attend.
  • Outdoor Concert: Enjoy “Conspiracy Radio Band” and “Tommy is DEVO” is Saturday 9/15 at the Silverado Fairgrounds in Silverado from 6-10pm. Admission is 1 can of food to be donated to the local food bank.
  • The 40th Annual Dozynki Polish Harvest Festival is all weekend in Yorba Linda. Live entertainment, traditional dishes including stuffed cabbage, pierogies, kielbasa, beer & more. FREE to attend.
  • The 40th Annual Santa Ana Fiesta Patrias Street Fair is all weekend in Downtown Santa Ana. Parade, music, food, games & more. FREE to attend.
  • The 9th Annual OC Brew HaHa Craft Beer Festival is Saturday 9/15 at Lakeview Park in Orange. Sample 100+ beers, enjoy live music, and more. Tickets required.
  • Visit one of the many weekend Farmers Markets in OC:
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