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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:
  • Halloween Time at Disneyland starts Friday and lasts through Halloween. Enjoy costumed characters, Halloween themed thats & more. Admission required.
  • Watch “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” Friday 9/15 at Hurless Barton Park Amphitheater in Yorba Linda. Movie starts at dusk. FREE to attend.
  • 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.
  • Orange County Coastal Cleanup Day is Saturday 9/16. There are cleanup sites all over Orange County, find one near you:
  • 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.
  • Anaheim Festival of Ales is Saturday 9/16 from 12-4pm on Center Street Promenade in Downtown Anaheim. Tickets required.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • San Juan Capistrano Greek Festival is all weekend in San Juan Capistrano. Food, dancing, entertainment & more. FREE to attend.
  • 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.
  • The 39th Annual Santa Ana Fiesta Patrias Street Fair is all weekend in Downton Santa Ana. Parade, music, food, games & more. FREE to attend.
  • The Dana Point Lantern District Classic Car and Motorcycle Show is Sunday 9/17 from 10am-3pm on Del Prado. FREE to attend.
  • 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.

And don’t forget to enter to win tickets to the Orange County International Auto Show —>

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:
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.

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.
  • Friday, September 8: “Trolls” at Stanton Central Park in Stanton at 7:30pm. FREE to attend.

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.

And don’t forget to enter to win 2 tickets to OC Brew HaHa, here:

9 Things To Do this Labor Day Weekend in Orange County

We’ve got some fun things happening this weekend in Orange County. It’s Civil War Days in Huntington Beach, the Orange International Street Fair is back for another delicious year, the Great Labor Day Cruise rolls into Costa Mesa, OC Animal Care is having free pet adoptions, and it’s the last weekend for the Laguna Beach art festivals.

  • The Orange International Street Fair is all weekend in Old Town Orange. Food, shopping, entertainment & more. FREE to attend.
  • The 35th Annual Great Labor Day Cruise car show is all weekend at the OC Fairgrounds in Costa Mesa. Admission required.
  • The 24th Annual Civil War Days is all weekend at Central Park in Huntington Beach. Battles, concerts, President Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address, demonstrations & more. FREE to attend.
  • FREE pet adoptions at the “Labor of Love” event Saturday 9/2 from 11am-5pm at the OC Animal Care in Orange. (Does not include the cost of a microchip or a license).
  • It’s the last weekend for Art-A-Fair Fine Art Festival in Laguna Beach. Admission required.
  • It’s the last weekend for the Sawdust Arts and Crafts Festival continues in Laguna Beach. Open 10am-10pm daily. Admission required.

Outdoor concerts:

  • Saturday 9/2: The Steely Damned in Newport Beach at Newport Dunes from 5-10pm. FREE to attend but parking onsite is $10.
  • Sunday 9/3: Night Shift on the Civic Center “Green” in Newport Beach from 6-7:30pm. FREE to attend.
  • Sunday 9/3: Ginger & The Hoosier Daddys at Huntington Beach Central Park in Huntington Beach at 5pm. FREE to attend.
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