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Surfing Dogs, Sand Castles, and more – This Weekend in Orange County

There’s no shortage of fun things to do this weekend in Orange County. Watch dogs surf at the Surf City Surf Dog Competition, check out a sandcastle building competition, attend a Chili Cook-Off, Greek Festival, or a Fall Festival, enjoy music on the sand at Ohaha Fest, and more!

  • The last “Sunset Serenades” concert of the season is at Heisler Park in Laguna Beach Friday 9/29. Enjoy live music from 5:30pm to sunset in the Rockpile Amphitheater (by the whale sculpture). FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2grF72Q
  • The 10th Annual Surf City Surf Dog Competition is Saturday 9/29 at Huntington Dog Beach. Watch dogs from around the world compete in a surf completion. Surfing starts at 8am. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2wjECxj
  • The San Juan Capistrano Greek Festival is all weekend at the SJC Community Center. Greek food, pastries, live music, dancing, greek market, kids zone & more! FREE to attend. http://ocevent.co/1MJ055K
  • The 7th Annual Taste of Lake Forest is Saturday 9/29 from 12-3pm. Tastings from 20 restaurants, live entertainment & more. FREE to attend. Tasting ticket is $1, buy as many tastes as you would like. http://bit.ly/2N75buN
  • The Ohana Music Festival is all weekend at Doheny State Beach in Dana Point. Enjoy performances by Eddie Vedder, Eric Church, Mumford and Sons, Norah Jones, Beck, and  more. Tickets required. http://ocevent.co/1RYOQGo
  • Boo-uena Park Old Tyme Fall Festival is Saturday 9/29 from 12pm-5pm. Spooky storytelling, ghostly tours, halloween-themed vendors & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2OgDYdu
  • The 41st Annual Ultimate Home and Outdoor Living Expo is all weekend at the OC Fairgrounds. Products, demonstrations & more. Admission required. http://bit.ly/2wJrL5W
  • The 15th Annual Orange County Children’s Book Festival is Sunday 9/30 from 9:30am-4:00pm at Orange Coast College in Costa Mesa. Over 125 authors, storytellers, live entertainment & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2cA55gc
  • The 22nd Annual Laguna Beach Pet Parade and Chili Cook-off is Sunday 9/30 from 11:30am-3pm at Seven7Seven (Art-A-Fair grounds) in Laguna Beach. Admission is $10. http://bit.ly/2yeiH8D
  • The Huntington Beach Old World Oktoberfest Parade is Sunday 9/30. Parade begins at 2pm and is the kick-off to Oktoberfest. http://ocevent.co/1YBOfhn

14 Fun Things To Do This Weekend in Orange County 8/24-26

Here’s 14 things to do this weekend in Orange County. The annual Elvis Festival is back for its 19th year, the OC Night Market returns to the OC fairgrounds, and there’s plenty more to keep you busy this weekend.

  • The OC Night Market returns to the OC Fairgrounds Friday night 8/24 and runs all weekend. Food, entertainment, shopping, & more. Admission is $5 and parking is $8. http://ocevent.co/1H5rcnJ
  • Rancho Mission Viejo Rodeo is all weekend in San Juan Capistrano. Tickets required. http://bit.ly/2ulllXX
  • The Gem Faire is all weekend at the OC Fairgrounds in Costa Mesa. Shop for gemstones, crystals, jewelry & more. Admission and parking required. Visit the website for a 2 for 1 coupon: http://bit.ly/2br8EkT
  • 19th Annual Elvis Festival is Sunday 8/26 from 10am-6pm on Main Street in Garden Grove. Elvis impersonators, Cadillac car show, food, shopping & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2MspWp5
  • The Pageant of the Masters & Festival of Arts continues this weekend in Laguna Beach. Show runs through 9/1. Watch as famous paintings come to life! Tickets required. http://bit.ly/29JMP0S
  • Art-A-Fair Fine Art Festival continues this weekend in Laguna Beach. Show runs through 9/2. Admission required. http://bit.ly/2uodnjN
  • The Sawdust Arts and Crafts Festival continues this weekend in Laguna Beach. Show runs through 9/2. Open 10am-10pm daily. Admission required. http://ocevent.co/296QLIk

Outdoor movies:

  • Friday, August 24: “Mulan” at Harper Park in Fountain Valley. Activities begin at 6pm, movie starts at dusk. http://ocevent.co/1G7q6qG
  • Friday, August 24: People’s choice TBA at Champions Sports Complex in Placentia. Movie begins at dusk. http://ocevent.co/1TKwivQ
  • Friday, August 24: “Coco” at Laguna Niguel Park in Laguna Niguel at 8pm. (Free parking after 6pm). http://bit.ly/2GPFETB
  • Friday, August 24: “The Lion King” at Lake Forest Sports Park in Lake Forest at 7:30pm. http://bit.ly/2KWTHJh

Outdoor concerts:

  • Sunday 8/26: The Wiseguys Big Band Machine at Huntington Beach Central Park in Huntington Beach at 5pm. http://ocevent.co/1BQrkad
  • Sunday 8/26: Surfin’ Sundays at the Huntington Beach Pier from 11am-5:30pm. http://bit.ly/2qkSO7u
  • Sunday 8/26: Woody and the Longboards (Beach Boys tribute) at Bluebird Park in Laguna Beach from 5-7pm. http://bit.ly/2uvc95h
  • Check out our ultimate guide to “Movies in the Park”. Over 80 movies all across OC all summer long. All are FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2H5uKck
  • Visit one of the many weekend Farmers Markets in OC: http://bit.ly/2BdBcuQ

 

 

 

21 Fun Things To Do This Weekend in Orange County

There are lots of concerts and movies in the park this weekend in Orange County, as well as art festivals, a carnival, beach cleanup, and more. Stay cool…it’s going to be a hot one!

  • San Juan Capistrano 4th of July Carnival continues all weekend at the SJC Sports Park. Rides, games, food & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2lXBRM5
  • Watch “Inside Out” Friday 7/6 at Willow Park in Anaheim. http://bit.ly/2J2w4Pc
  • Watch (Movie TBA) Friday 7/6 at Stanton Central Park in Stanton at 8pm. http://bit.ly/2qtIF7d
  • Watch “The Lego Ninjago Movie” Friday 7/6 at Lake Forest Sports Park in Lake Forest at 7:30pm. http://bit.ly/2J6Q6v2
  • Watch “The Sandlot” Friday 7/6 at Arovista Park Amphitheatre in Brea. Movie begins at dusk. http://bit.ly/2kqaxFf
  • Watch “Mary Poppins” Friday 7/6 at San Gorgonio Park in San Clemente at 8pm. http://bit.ly/2xeex5c
  • Watch “Clambake” Friday 7/6 at the OC Great Park on the Palm Court in Irvine. Movie begins at dusk. http://bit.ly/2xewe4n
  • The Pageant of the Masters & Festival of Arts starts Friday 7/7 in Laguna Beach. Watch as famous paintings come to life! Tickets required. http://bit.ly/29JMP0S
  • Attend a beach cleanup with Surfrider HB on Saturday 7/7 at Brookhurst St. City Beach in Huntington Beach from 8am-12pm. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2tYSN9b
  • The Sawdust Arts and Crafts Festival continues this weekend in Laguna Beach and runs through 9/2. Open 10am-10pm daily. Admission required. http://ocevent.co/296QLIk
  • Art-A-Fair Fine Art Festival continues this weekend in Laguna Beach and runs through 9/2. Admission required. http://ocevent.co/1TQvFQt
  • Watch “Honey, I Shrunk The Kids” Saturday 7/7 at Craig Park in Fullerton at 8pm. (Free parking after 6pm). http://bit.ly/2GPFETB
  • Watch “Peter Rabbit” Saturday 7/7 at the OC Great Park on the Terraced Lawn in Irvine. Movie begins at dusk. http://bit.ly/2seIhJp
  • Concert in the Park: Elvis Tribute, Saturday 7/7 at the Central Park Amphitheatre in La Palma from 6:30-8pm. FREE to attend. http://ocevent.co/1P91kYS
  • Concert in the Park: L.A.vation (U2 tribute), Saturday 7/7 at the Civic Center Green in Cypress at 6pm. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2u7Uu3q
  • Concert in the Park: “Common Sense” (Reggae), Sunday 7/8 at Grand Park/Town Center Amphitheatre in Aliso Viejo from 5:30-7:30pm. FREE to attend. http://ocevent.co/1LZ4woE
  • Concert in the Park: “Papermoon Gypsys” and “Iron Butterfly”, Sunday 7/9 at Sea Terrace Park in Dana Point from 3-6pm. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2u1aa9m
  • Concert in the Park: “Navy Band Southwest Ensemble”, Sunday 7/8 at Huntington Beach Central Park in Huntington Beach at 5pm. FREE to attend. http://ocevent.co/1BQrkad
  • Concert in the Park: “Smith Band” (Country), Sunday 7/8 at Mike Ward Community Park in Irvine from 5:30-7:30pm. FREE to attend. http://ocevent.co/1ZyQMb4
  • Concert in the Park: “Pickleback Shine” (Country), Sunday 7/9 at Central Park in Rancho Santa Margarita from 6-8pm. FREE to attend. http://ocevent.co/1X1XfNB
  • German Heritage Day is Sunday 7/8 from 2pm-6pm at Old World in Huntington Beach. FREE food for the first 500 guests. Weiner Dog races, entertainment & more. FREE to attend. http://ocevent.co/1CsUM6f

Also…

  • Check out our ultimate guide to “Movies in the Park”. Over 80 movies all across OC all summer long. All are FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2H5uKck
  • Visit one of the many weekend Farmers Markets in OC: http://bit.ly/2BdBcuQ
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