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7 Events this Weekend to Kick-off the Holiday Season in Orange County

This weekend is the official kick-off to the holiday season in Orange County. There are 4 tree lighting events, a surfing Santa competition, art shows, and more!

  • Enter to win 2 tickets to Winter Fantasy at Sawdust Art Festival in Laguna Beach—> bit.ly/2AL8KRp
  • The Fashion Island Tree Lighting ceremony is 11/17 Friday and 11/18 Saturday night from 6-6:30pm in Newport Beach. Live music, Santa, snowfall & more! FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2fmnImo
  • The Downtown Anaheim Art Crawl Experience (A.C.E.) Saturday 11/18 from 6-10pm on Center Street Promenade. Shopping, live music, food trucks & more! FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2kOhwHo
  • The Surfing Santa Competition is Saturday 11/18 and Sunday 11/19 at Salt Creek Beach in Dana Point. Surfing starts at 8am. FREE to attend. http://ocevent.co/1MHZPPD
  • The Sawdust Winter Fantasy arts & crafts show starts Saturday 11/18 and runs every weekend through 12/17 in Laguna Beach. Tickets required. http://bit.ly/2fKwv2g
  • The Outlets at San Clemente Tree Lighting is Saturday 11/18 from 4-6:30pm. Santa, photo booth, Christmas carolers & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2fml14m
  • The Ritz Carlton Tree Lighting and Holiday Open House is Sunday 11/19 from 4-6pm  in Dana Point. Live music, Santa & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2go4UIz
  • Huntington Beach Miracle on Main St. is Sunday 11/19 from 2-7pm. Shopping, music, tree lighting & more! FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2fmnprX

Fun Things To Do this Weekend + 16 Veterans Day Events in Orange County

Here’s what’s happening this weekend in OC, plus 16 Veterans Day events…

  • The Sugar Plum Arts & Crafts Festival is Thursday 11/9 through Saturday 11/11 at the OC Fairgrounds in Costa Mesa. Shop for holiday themed craft items from 120+ vendors. Admission is FREE but you must pay to park. FREE parking Saturday ONLY. http://bit.ly/2dbo8QT
  • Field of Valor is on display through 11/11. View 1776 ‘3×5’ American Flags on the fields of Handy Park in Orange. Viewing is FREE http://bit.ly/2zUzbV0
  • British International Spiritual Medium Gail Moffat is coming to Southern California with a stop in Laguna Niguel on 11/17 from 7pm-9pm. Gail will be giving readings to audience members. Event info: http://bit.ly/2iCxW53 Tickets required and can be purchased here: http://bit.ly/2iDJAfV
  • Driftwood Music Festival is all weekend 11/11-11/12 at Doheny State Beach in Dana Point. Enjoy country music, craft beer, bbq & more. Tickets required. http://bit.ly/2i9Q7z3
  • The Uncork for Hope Foundation Presents the Uncork for a Cause Launch Party Sunday 11/12 from 1pm-5pm at the Resort at Pelican Hill in Newport Beach. This event will introduce a newly formed foundation with the mission of helping at-risk children. It is an opportunity to learn and support all while enjoying live entertainment, fine food and incredible wine.Tickets required and can be purchased here: http://bit.ly/2j36QI5

Veterans Day Events:

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  • There will be a Veterans Day Ceremony at the Anaheim Veterans Monument on Anaheim Blvd on 11/11 at 11am. http://bit.ly/2zkHhsD

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15 Great Things To Do this Weekend in Orange County

There’s plenty to do this weekend in Orange County. It’s the 47th Annual Silverado Country Fair & Folk Festival, Placentia Heritage Festival, He’e Nalu Aloha Festival in HB, OC Japan Fair in Costa Mesa, Newport Beach Art in the Park, OozeFest in Santa Ana and so much more!

  • The 10th Annual Haunt at Heritage Hill is Friday 10/13 and Saturday 10/14 from 6pm-10pm in Lake Forest. Scream zones, mazes, dancing & more. Ages 12 and up. Admission is $8. http://bit.ly/2wMalHx
  • He’e Nalu Aloha Festival is Friday 10/13 and Saturday 10/14 at the Pier in Huntington Beach. Island Food, entertainment, shopping, luau & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2e0hKbs
  • OC Japan Fair starts Friday 10/13 and runs all weekend at the OC Fairgrounds in Costa Mesa. Food, entertainment, shopping & more. Admission required. http://bit.ly/2fDe6pF
  • Boot Hill (OC’s most elaborate Halloween yard display) starts Friday 10/13 and runs select nights in October, in Irvine. FREE to attend but donations are welcomed and benefit CHOC. http://ocevent.co/1NNxnkD
  • The Sugar Plum Arts & Crafts Festival is Thursday through Saturday at the OC Fairgrounds in Costa Mesa. Shop for holiday themed craft items from 120+ vendors. Admission is FREE but you must pay to park. http://bit.ly/2dbo8QT
  • Don the Beachcomber’s Tiki Makeke is Saturday 10/14 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/2gwnw6O
  • Prehistoric OC is Saturday 10/14 at Ralph B. Clark Regional Park in Buena Park. Fossils, artifacts, demonstrations, storytelling, food & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2wD4WUK
  • The 3rd Annual OozeFest is Saturday 10/14 in Santa Ana. Indulge in unlimited cheesy creations and beer. Tickets required. http://bit.ly/2xkdmjs
  • The 53rd Annual Heritage Festival and Parade is this Saturday 10/14 in Placentia. Craft fair, live entertainment, food, car show & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2wdeIrn
  • The 14th Annual Newport Beach Art in the Park is Saturday 10/14 from 10am-4pm at the Civic Center. Over 100 artists will be exhibiting their work. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2dNND7z
  • The 47th 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 $5. http://ocevent.co/1LCTYzO
  • The Gem Faire is at the OC Fairgrounds all weekend 10/13-10/15. 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 10/15 from 10am-3pm at the Environmental Nature Center in Newport Beach. FREE to attend.  http://bit.ly/2e8XaJI
  • Fullerton Haunted Walking Tours continue this weekend and run through November 2. Tickets required, call ahead for reservations. http://bit.ly/2jOBxB0
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