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12 Things to Eat, See, and Do this Weekend in Orange County

There’s lots to eat, see and do this weekend in Orange County. Surf City Surf Dog competition is back for another year, as well as the Irvine Global Village Festival, OC Brew HaHa, Taste of Balboa Island, Oktoberfest Parade and so much more!

  • Sunset Serenades continue at Heisler Park in Laguna Beach Friday 9/22. 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/2grF72Q
  • Surf City Surf Dog Competition is Saturday 9/23 at Huntington Dog Beach. Watch as dogs compete in a surf competition. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2wjECxj
  • The Irvine Global Village Festival is Saturday 9/23 from 10am-6pm at Bill Barber Park. Food, marketplace, entertainment & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2iIK2Ng
  • Crusin’ For a Cure car show is Saturday 9/23 from 6am-4:30pm at the OC Fairgrounds. Admission required. http://ocevent.co/1NTvZga
  • The 8th Annual OC Brew HaHa Craft Beer Festival is Saturday 9/23 at Oak Canyon Park in Silverado. Sample 200+ beers from over 90 breweries. Tickets required. http://bit.ly/2xzcYur
  • Movie in the Park: Watch “The Secret Life of Pets” on Saturday 9/23 at Melinda Park in Mission Viejo. Movie starts at dusk. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2yf9kWh
  • Smithsonian Free Museum Day is Saturday 9/23. There are several participating museums in OC, including the Laguna Art Museum. More info: http://bit.ly/2xU7FcE
  • 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/2dbo8QT
  • The 21st Annual Laguna Beach Pet Parade and Chili Cook-off is Sunday 9/24 from 11am-3pm at Tivoli Too! in Laguna Beach. Admission is $5. http://bit.ly/2yeiH8D
  • The Balboa Island Carnival and Taste of the Island is Sunday 9/24 from 1pm-5pm. Pie eating contest, carnival games, food, live entertainment & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2wyE3RM
  • The Huntington Beach Old World Oktoberfest Parade is Sunday 9/24. Parade begins at 2pm at Bella Terra and then travels to Old World. FREE to attend. http://ocevent.co/1YBOfhn
  • The 6th Annual Taste of Lake Forest is Sunday 9/24 from 12-4pm. Tastings from 20 restaurants, live entertainment & more. FREE to attend. Tasting ticket is $10. http://bit.ly/2xO7awB

15 Great Things To Do this Weekend in OC

We’ve got a fun filled weekend of events for you! There are so many festivals this weekend including a Greek Festival, Pacific Islander Festival, Beer Festival, Polish Harvest Festival, & more! As well as 2 car shows, outdoor concerts, a movie & more!

  • Sunset Serenades continue at Heisler Park in Laguna Beach Friday 9/15. 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/2grF72Q
  • Halloween Time at Disneyland starts Friday and lasts through Halloween. Enjoy costumed characters, Halloween themed thats & more. Admission required. http://bit.ly/2xPR2eZ
  • Watch “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” Friday 9/15 at Hurless Barton Park Amphitheater in Yorba Linda. Movie starts at dusk. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2qyvjoy
  • The 2nd Annual “Art on the Walk” art walk is Friday 9/15 from 6-8pm at Anaheim GardenWalk. Live music, dance performances & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2wLYSYg
  • Orange County Coastal Cleanup Day is Saturday 9/16. There are cleanup sites all over Orange County, find one near you: http://bit.ly/2x3M9is
  • Pageant of the Thunderbird car show is Saturday 9/16 at Twila Reid Park in Anaheim. The show usually runs from 10am-3pm. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2gmsySs
  • Anaheim Festival of Ales is Saturday 9/16 from 12-4pm on Center Street Promenade in Downtown Anaheim. Tickets required. http://bit.ly/2wjhnU0
  • Outdoor Concert: “Tommy’s Neighborhood” is Saturday 9/16 at the Silverado Fairgrounds in Silverado from 6-10pm. Admission is 1 can of food to be donated to the local food bank. http://bit.ly/2qsnWNK
  • The 39th 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. http://bit.ly/2vvMv3F
  • 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
  • San Juan Capistrano Greek Festival is all weekend in San Juan Capistrano. Food, dancing, entertainment & more. FREE to attend. http://ocevent.co/1MJ055K
  • The 10th Annual Pacific Islander Festival is all weekend at Huntington Beach Central Library Park. Cultural Villages, Island style foods, live entertainment and more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2gHsi0u
  • The 39th Annual Santa Ana Fiesta Patrias Street Fair is all weekend in Downton Santa Ana. Parade, music, food, games & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2wcn47E
  • The Dana Point Lantern District Classic Car and Motorcycle Show is Sunday 9/17 from 10am-3pm on Del Prado. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2x2HlLG
  • Surfin’ Sundays is at the Huntington Beach Pier, Sunday 9/17 from 11am-5:30pm. Enjoy a relaxing day of surf music and activities. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2qkSO7u

And don’t forget to enter to win tickets to the Orange County International Auto Show —> http://bit.ly/2wXAjsn

8 Fun Things To Do this Weekend in Orange County

It’s going to be a great weekend in OC with some fun outdoor activities to enjoy. Dana Point is home to two events this weekend, the Tall Ships Festival and the Ohana Music Festival. Sunset Serenades return to Heisler Park in Laguna Beach and don’t forget to catch one of the last outdoor movies of the summer…

  • Sunset Serenades return to Heisler Park in Laguna Beach Friday 9/8. 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/2grF72Q
  • The Tall Ships Festival is all weekend in Dana Point. Friday night “Sunset Parade Sail”, tour the tall ships, cannon battles, entertainment and more. Admission required. http://bit.ly/2xOj7m9
  • The Ohana Music Festival is all weekend at Doheny State Beach in Dana Point. Enjoy performances by Eddie Vedder, Jack Johnson, Social Distortion & more. Tickets required. http://ocevent.co/1RYOQGo
  • Don the Beachcomber’s Tiki Makeke is Saturday 9/9 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/2w8xT60
  • OC’s Ancient Wonders is Saturday 9/9 from 11am-3pm at Mile Square Regional Park in Fountain Valley. This is a family friendly event where kids will learn about local fossils and artifacts, and will have the opportunity to participate in hands-on activities, hikes & more. FREE to attend. Parking is $5. http://bit.ly/2eMjOs9
  • Oktoberfest kicks off on Sunday 9/10 at Old World in Huntington Beach. Weiner dog races, live music, games & more. Doors open at 2pm. Admission is $7-$10. http://bit.ly/2cp8f76

Movies in the Park:

  • Friday, September 8: “Sing” at El Cerrito School in La Habra. Activities begin at 6pm, movie starts at dusk. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2quOZf7
  • Friday, September 8: “Trolls” at Stanton Central Park in Stanton at 7:30pm. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2qtIF7d

Coming up next week…

  • Savor Santa Ana is Thursday 9/14 from 5-9:30pm in Downtown Santa Ana. Over 40 locations are participating in this walking foodie event. Purchase your tasting ticket and then choose which locations you want to visit. http://bit.ly/2wTIIgX

And don’t forget to enter to win 2 tickets to OC Brew HaHa, here:  http://bit.ly/2w9bCVt

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