Category: San Juan Capistrano (page 1 of 12)

This is THE Weekend for Holiday Events in Orange County!

This is THE weekend for holiday events in Orange County! Choose from 8 tree lighting ceremonies, watch the movie ELF at the beach, take a boat ride with Santa, enjoy a Christmas parade, shop at numerous craft fairs, and more!

  • The Seal Beach Christmas Parade is Friday 12/1 from 7-8:45pm on Main Street from Ocean Ave to PCH. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2iufjUO
  • Laguna Beach Hospitality Night is Friday 12/1 from 5-10pm in downtown Laguna Beach. Live music, tree lighting, Santa, shopping & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2AIPzvu
  • Merry Movie Night is Saturday 12/2 at Baby Beach in Dana Point. Watch the movie ELF and after the movie enjoy the ceremonial lighting of the Ocean Institutes’ tall ship, the Pilgrim. Activities start at 3pm and the movie starts at 5pm. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2BoLxVz
  • The 23rd Annual Nutcracker Christmas Tree Lighting & Holiday Shopping Village is Saturday 12/2 from 10am-7pm in Downtown Anaheim. Snow, kids activities, Santa, tree lighting & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2AirPO2
  • The Fountain Valley Tree Lighting is Saturday 12/2 from 4:30pm-8pm at the Recreation Center and Sports Park. Santa, live entertainment, games & more. FREE to attend. http://ocevent.co/1G7q6qG
  • The Laguna Niguel Tree Lighting is Saturday 12/2 from 5pm-7pm at City Hall. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2AhMjX0
  • San Clemente Santa’s Village By The Sea is Saturday 12/2 from 5pm-8pm. Activities are in 3 locations. Santa, sledding, cookie decorating, live entertainment, outdoor movie & more! FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2itj7pl
  • The San Juan Capistrano Tree Lighting is Saturday 12/2 in the Historic Town Center on El Camino Real. Tree lighting starts at 4:15. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2i2qoc6
  • Buena Park Candy Caneland and Craft Faire is Saturday 12/2 from 10am-4pm at the Ehlers Event Center. Snow, Santa, games, shopping, food & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2fPMStm
  • Take a 20 minute harbor cruise with Santa on Saturday & Sunday from 10am-2pm at Dana Wharf in Dana Point. FREE but a donation is suggested. http://bit.ly/2BxyH8e
  • The 21st Annual Crystal Cove Tree Lighting & Holiday Beach Bazaar is Saturday 12/2 from 10am-5:30pm. Carolers, hot cocoa, Santa, arts & crafts, and more. FREE to attend but there is a fee to park. http://bit.ly/2zE5aZd
  • Christmas at the Mission is Saturday 12/2 from 5:30pm-8pm in San Juan Capistrano. Snow, carolers, cookie decorating, tree lighting & more. Admission is $6. http://bit.ly/2gIlXEa
  • Balboa Village Christmas at the Beach is Saturday 12/2 from 3pm-6pm. Entertainment, tree lighting & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2AiRiqr
  • Downtown Fullerton Winter Market and Tree Lighting is Saturday 12/2 at 12pm. Shopping, food, face painting, free pictures with Santa (12pm-4pm) & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2fH09cx
  • Dana Point Winter Festival and Tree Lighting is Saturday 12/2 from 12-5pm at La Plaza Park. Santa, craft fair, live entertainment & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2AmaUrG
  • The 23rd Annual Old Town Orange Tree Lighting Ceremony and Candlelight Choir Procession is Sunday 12/3 at 3:30pm in the Old Towne Plaza. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2jyb2fI
  • Irvine Winter Wonderland is Sunday 12/3 from 3pm-7pm at the Civic Center. Games, crafts, music, food, Santa, & more. Tree lighting at 5pm. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2nfkUjw
  • The Environmental Nature Center in Newport Beach is having their Artisans Marketplace Sunday 12/3 from 11am-4pm. Shop eco-friendly, sustainable, arts and crafts. Admission is $2. http://bit.ly/2Airk6C
  • Corona Del Mar Christmas Walk is Sunday 12/3 from 11am-4pm. Live entertainment, shopping, Santa & more. http://bit.ly/2zET5TL
  • Balboa Bay Resort Tree Lighting is Sunday 12/3 from 6-7pm. Live music, a visit from Santa & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2zSoO7Z FREE to attend.
  • The Sawdust Winter Fantasy arts & crafts show continues this weekend and runs every weekend through 12/17 in Laguna Beach. Tickets required. http://bit.ly/2fKwv2g
  • 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
  • Attend a Full Moon Drum Circle Sunday 12/3 at Aliso Creek Beach in Laguna Beach from approximately 7pm-10pm. Dance by firelight or bring a drum and participate. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2kUFBPk
  • The Gem Faire is at the OC Fairgrounds all weekend. Shop for gemstones, crystals, jewelry & more. There is a fee for admission and parking. http://bit.ly/2br8EkT

Fun Halloween Events and More this Weekend in Orange County

There are a lot of events to choose from this weekend in Orange County. There are 11 Halloween events, SoCal VegFest, Corgi Beach Day, International “Observe the Moon” Night & more!

  • Don’t forget to enter to win a $100 gift card from Wahoo’s Fish Taco —> bit.ly/2i69sko
  • Laguna Niguel’s Haunted Trails are Friday 10/27 and Saturday 10/28 evenings at Crown Valley Park. Adventure through Carnivale themed mazes. Tickets required. http://bit.ly/2wJPTUv
  • Dana Point Halloween Spooktacular Moonlight Movie is Friday 10/27 from 3-9pm at the Dana Point Community Center. Cookie decorating, magic show, costume parade, games & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2y3Atyq
  • Laguna Hills “Haunted Hills” maze is Friday 10/27 and Saturday 10/28 at the Community Center. Admission is $10. http://bit.ly/2xkjcP7
  • Ghosts & Legends Tours are Friday 10/27 and Saturday 10/28 in San Juan Capistrano. Take a walking tour of California’s oldest residential street and learn it’s spooky history. Tickets are $10. http://bit.ly/2wakQ4u
  • Laguna Hills kids events “Ghostly Affair” (ages 6 & under) is Saturday 10/28 at the Community Center. Admission is $5. http://bit.ly/2eXmX2G
  • Los Alamitos Trunk-or-Treat is Saturday 10/28 from 5-7:30pm at Little Cottonwood Park. Treasure hunts, trick-or-treating, games & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2ytlDiO
  • International “Observe the Moon” Night is Saturday 10/28 from 6-9pm at the Nix Nature Center in Laguna Canyon. Join astronomers in viewing the night sky through telescopes. FREE to attend, but you need to register. http://bit.ly/2w9yuFd
  • Fall Corgi Beach Day is Saturday 10/28 from 10am-3pm at Huntington Dog Beach. Watch as corgi dogs participate in costume contests, talent contests & more! FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2jMeJ4G
  • Anaheim Fall Festival and Halloween Parade is Saturday 10/28 in Downtown Anaheim. Festival starts at 11am, parade starts at 6pm. Games, costume contests, pumpkin patch, Dia de los Muertos altars, food & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2flcQce
  • Mission Viejo’s Hometown Halloween is Saturday 10/28 from 4-7pm at the Community Center. Activities include games, crafts, music, maze & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2wKsCS6
  • Los Alamitos Halloween Festival is Saturday 10/28 at the Los Alamitos Race Course. Costume contest, games, pony rides & more. Admission is $3. http://bit.ly/2hOsn2Z
  • SoCal VegFest is all weekend from 11am-6pm at the OC Fairgrounds in Costa Mesa. Cooking demos, guest speakers, marketplace & more. Admission required. http://bit.ly/2wKaB6r
  • The OC Halloween Zoo-tacular is Saturday 10/28 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. http://bit.ly/2w9dv5h
  • The Dana Point Terrifying 10-Miler, Spooky 5K & 10K, and Super Hero Kids Run is Sunday 10/29 at Salt Creek Beach Park. Registration required. http://bit.ly/2xUUbxt
  • 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. http://ocevent.co/1NNxnkD

And coming up on Halloween…

  • Huntington Beach Halloween is Tuesday 10/31 on Main Street from 4pm-8pm. Costume contests, trick-or-treating, & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2hkpRFl
  • The Tustin Halloween Howl is Tuesday 10/31 from 3pm-5pm at the Columbus Tustin Activity Center. Costume contest, games, petting zoo, entertainment & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2hk3m34

Halloween Events in Orange County 2017

Here are some of the Halloween events happening in OC:

  • Doheny State Beach Halloween Haunt is Saturday 10/21 from 6:30-8pm in picnic sites A & B. Arts & crafts, fun zone & more. FREE to attend but the donation of a non-persishbale food item is appreciated. http://bit.ly/2euQUsx
  • Santa Ana’s Historical Society’s Annual Historical Cemetery Tour is Saturday 10/21 at Fairhaven Memorial Park in Santa Ana. Costumed actors play out scenes from Orange County’s history. Tours take place throughout the day. Tickets required. http://bit.ly/2wyE3RM
  • Monster Mash Arts & Music Festival is Saturday 10/21 from 12pm-10pm at Garden Amphitheater in Garden Grove. Live music from over 19 bands. Halloween costumes encouraged. Tickets required. http://bit.ly/2xQzGCp
  • Boots on the Beach Country Pumpkin Patch is all weekend 10/21-10/22 at Newport Dunes. Concert Saturday night, outdoor movie “Cars” and a car show on Sunday. FREE to attend. Parking is $10. http://bit.ly/2xOPNvr
  • Boo at the Santa Ana Zoo is 10/21, 10/22, 10/28, 10/29 from 5:30-8pm. Trick-or-treating, entertainment, games, costume parade & more. Admission required. http://bit.ly/2xPrmCW
  • Pumpkin Diving is Sunday 10/22 at the Sierra Recreation Center in Mission Viejo. The Sierra pool is transformed into a floating pumpkin patch. Dive in and pick your pumpkin! $5 in advance or $10 at the door. http://bit.ly/2xm7nIB
  • Fullerton Haunted Walking Tours run through November 2. Tickets required, call ahead for reservations. http://bit.ly/2jOBxB0
  • 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. http://ocevent.co/1NNxnkD
  • Halloween Time at Disneyland runs every night through Halloween. Enjoy costumed characters, Halloween themed thats & more. Admission required. http://bit.ly/2xPR2eZ
  • Knott’s Scary Farm runs select nights through Halloween. Journey through mazes and scare zones. Admission required. http://bit.ly/2yT1h5J
  • Laguna Niguel’s Haunted Trails are Thursday 10/26, Friday 10/27 and Saturday 10/28 evenings at Crown Valley Park. Adventure through Carnivale themed mazes. Tickets required. http://bit.ly/2wJPTUv
  • Fullerton’s OctoBOOfest is Thursday 10/26 from 4-8:30pm in downtown Fullerton. Trick-or-treating, costume parade & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2xUExlL
  • Night at the Surfing Museum is Thursday 10/26 from 7-9pm in Huntington Beach. Hear ghost stories and local lore. Tickets required. http://bit.ly/2xOT1ig
  • Treat in the Streets Autumn Festival is Thursday 10/26 from 4-7pm in Old Towne Orange Plaza. Trick-or-treating, costume parade & more! FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2hPlcHU
  • Ghosts & Legends Tours are Friday 10/27 and Saturday 10/28 in San Juan Capistrano. Take a walking tour of California’s oldest residential street and learn it’s spooky history. Tickets are $10. http://bit.ly/2wakQ4u
  • Laguna Hills kids events “Ghostly Affair” (ages 6 & under) is Saturday 10/28 at the Community Center. Admission is $5. http://bit.ly/2eXmX2G
  • Dana Point Halloween Spooktacular Moonlight Movie is Friday 10/27 from 3-9pm at the Dana Point Community Center. Cookie decorating, magic show, costume parade, games & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2y3Atyq
  • Laguna Hills “Haunted Hills” maze is Friday 10/27 and Saturday 10/28 at the Community Center. Admission is $10. http://bit.ly/2xkjcP7
  • Los Alamitos Trunk-or-Treat is Saturday 10/28 from 5-7:30pm at Little Cottonwood Park. Treasure hunts, trick-or-treating, games & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2ytlDiO
  • The OC Halloween Zoo-tacular is Saturday 10/28 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. http://bit.ly/2w9dv5h
  • Anaheim Fall Festival and Halloween Parade is Saturday 10/28 in Downtown Anaheim. Festival starts at 11am, parade starts at 6pm. Games, costume contests, pumpkin patch, Dia de los Muertos altars, food & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2flcQce
  • Mission Viejo’s Hometown Halloween is Saturday 10/28 from 4-7pm at the Community Center. Activities include games, crafts, music, maze & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2wKsCS6
  • Los Alamitos Halloween Festival is Saturday 10/28 at the Los Alamitos Race Course. Costume contest, games, pony rides & more. Admission is $3. http://bit.ly/2hOsn2Z
  • Stanton Halloween Fun with Family & Friends event is Saturday 10/28 from 12pm-4pm at Stanton Central Park. Costume contests, crafts, music & more. FREE to attend.
  • The Dana Point Terrifying 10-Miler, Spooky 5K & 10K, and Super Hero Kids Run is Sunday 10/29 at Salt Creek Beach Park. Registration required. http://bit.ly/2xUUbxt
  • Tustin’s Halloween Howl is Tuesday 10/31 from 3-5pm at the Columbus Tustin Activity Center. Costume contests, petting zoo, games, candy & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2hk3m34
  • 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. http://bit.ly/2dRhwl1
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