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Things To Do in Orange County on Memorial Day Weekend

It’s a weekend filled with festivals in Orange County! The Garden Grove Strawberry Festival is back for it’s 60th year in OC! Plus you can attend the Patchwork Show arts & crafts festival in Santa Ana, or the Scottish Festival in Costa Mesa. We’ve also gathered 24 Memorial Day Services that you can attend on Monday.

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Here’s what’s happening for Memorial Day weekend in Orange County:

  • The Garden Grove Strawberry Festival is all weekend (starting Friday afternoon) at the Village Green in Garden Grove. Parade, food, games, music & more! FREE to attend. http://ocevent.co/1FpmRJF
  • Sunset Serenades continues at Heisler Park in Laguna Beach, Friday nights in May from 6:30pm to sunset. Take a picnic & listen to live music in the Rockpile Amphitheater. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2KxNnc9
  • The Patchwork Show arts & craft show is Sunday 5/27 from 11am-5pm in Downtown Santa Ana. FREE to attend. http://ocevent.co/1Fy7akI
  • The Scottish Festival is all weekend at the OC Fairgrounds in Costa Mesa. Highland games, Whiskey tasting, sheep herding, food, shopping & more! Admission required (free admission for active and retired military, police, firefighters and first responders.). http://ocevent.co/1PxThtt
  • The Santa Ana Memorial Day Festival is all weekend (starting Friday night) at Madison Park (Edinger & Standard). Rides, games, food & more! FREE to attend. http://ocevent.co/1TVn6Rk
  • FREE Pet Adoptions all weekend for active military and veterans at OC Animal Care in Orange. http://bit.ly/2s42pP6
  • The 20th Annual Memorial Day Half Marathon is Monday 5/28 in Laguna Hills. Half Marathon, 5k, 10k and Kid’s run. Registration is open online: http://bit.ly/2qUey9d

Memorial Day Services, listed by city:

Anaheim:

Brea:

  • View 1100 full size American Flags, each having draped the casket of a deceased Veteran, flying along the  “Avenues of Flags”. 59th Annual Memorial Day Service, Monday 5/28 at 11am at the Memory Garden in Brea. http://bit.ly/2qgX4Fo

Buena Park:

  • Memorial Day Service and Pancake Breakfast, Monday 5/28 at George Bellis Park. Breakfast is at 8am the and remembrance service is at 10am, followed by a picnic in the park. http://bit.ly/2GNdj07

Corona del Mar:

  • 60th Annual Memorial Day Service, Monday 5/28, from 11am-1pm at Pacific View Memorial Park. Complimentary refreshments and hot dogs will be served following the service. http://bit.ly/2IGSARm

Costa Mesa:

  • 64th Annual Memorial Day Service, Monday 5/28, from 11am-12pm at Harbor Lawn-Mt. Olive Memorial Park. Special guest speaker, flyover & more.

Cypress:

  • Memorial Day Service, Monday 5/28, from 10am-11am at Forest Lawn Cemetery. Keynote speaker, rifle salute, patriotic music, and more. http://bit.ly/2GMRrlF

Dana Point:

Fountain Valley:

  • Memorial Day Service, Monday 5/28, 8:30am-12pm at the Fountain Valley Veterans Memorial. Pancake breakfast starts at 8:30am, service starts at 10am. http://bit.ly/2KQva8N

Fullerton:

  • 80th Annual Memorial Day Celebration, Monday 5/28 at 10am in Loma Vista Memorial Park. Over 4000 flags and crosses will be placed on graves. http://bit.ly/2qhjDJP

Huntington Beach:

Irvine:

La Habra/Whittier:

  • 98th Annual Memorial Day Observance, Monday 5/28, from 11am-2pm at Rose Hills Memorial Park. Military vehicle displays, vintage plane flyover & more. http://bit.ly/2LrRmXW

La Palma:

  • Memorial Day Celebration, Monday 5/28 at 9am at the City’s Eternal Flame located in front of the Civic Center. http://bit.ly/2r1u6qd

Laguna Beach:

  • Memorial Day Celebration, Monday 5/29 at 11am at Heisler Park.
  • Patriotic Concert by the Laguna Beach Concert Band, Monday 5/28, at 11am at Main Beach. http://bit.ly/2rVOWao

Lake Forest:

  • Memorial Day Observance Program, Monday 5/28, from 11am-12pm at El Toro Memorial Park. http://bit.ly/2s0rWGC

Mission Viejo:

San Clemente:

  • Memorial Day Observance, Monday 5/28, from 11am-12pm at the Community Center. Special guest speakers, live music & more. http://bit.ly/2IITYTR

Santa Ana:

Seal Beach:

  • Memorial Day Service, Monday 5/28 at 11am at Eisenhower Park presented by the Lions Club.
  • Memorial Day Ceremony, Monday 5/28 at 11am at the Naval Weapons Station. http://bit.ly/2s4653k

Westminster:

  • 46th Annual Memorial Day Service, Monday 5/28, from 11am-12:30pm at Westminster Memorial Park. Live music, white dove release, and complimentary refreshments and hot dogs. http://bit.ly/2IMb7rB

Yorba Linda:

  • Memorial Day Ceremony, Monday 5/28 at 11am at the Nixon Museum, followed by a lecture at 1pm and concert at 3:30pm. http://bit.ly/2qldGYc

16 Fun Things To Do this Weekend in Orange County

There are 16 things to do this weekend in OC, including 3 free car shows, a boat show, a film festival, art festival, garden show, pet expo, music festival, and more!

  • Arts Alive Festival & Street Painting is all weekend in Mission Viejo at the Oso Viejo Community Park. Live music, arts & crafts, food  and more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2HAiCBn
  • The Newport Beach Film Festival starts Thursday 4/26 and runs through 5/3. The films are fantastic and there’s truly something for everyone. Tickets required and vary in price. http://bit.ly/2JvZp4a
  • The 21st Annual “Doheny Wood” the woodie car show is Saturday, 4/28, 8am-3pm at Doheny State Beach, in Dana Point. Nearly 200 woodies on display. FREE to attend. State Beach parking fees apply. http://ocevent.co/1QEei1Z
  • The 31st Annual Seal Beach Classic Car Show is Saturday 4/28 from 9am-3pm on Main Street. 550 cars on display! FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2HREDPv
  • The 11th Annual Huntington Beach Factory Five Cruise-In is Saturday 4/28 from 9am-4pm on Main Street. Over 150 Factory Fives on display. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2FkPADM
  • The Newport to Ensenada Yacht International Race is this weekend. Watch as yachts sail down the coast. Race starts off the Balboa Pier at 11am on Friday 4/27. http://bit.ly/2r5dXA6
  • The South Coast Plaza, in Costa Mesa, spring garden show “At Home in the Garden” is all weekend. 50 garden vendors, 10 garden displays, and over 60 seminars. FREE to attend.http://bit.ly/2HzItt0
  • America’s Family Pet Expo is all weekend at the OC Fairgrounds in Costa Mesa. Pets to adopt, products & more. Admission required. http://ocevent.co/23LEYZc
  • “Science in the Park” is Saturday 4/28 from 10am-4pm at Irvine Regional Park in Orange. Archaeological and paleontological demonstrations, exhibits, science experiments & more. FREE to attend. Parking fee of $5 required. http://bit.ly/2qd1Se4
  • Taste of Aliso Niguel is Saturday 4/28 from 6pm-11pm at the Laguna Design Center in Laguna Niguel. 30+ restaurants, beer and wine tasting, live music & more. Tickets required. http://bit.ly/2pnrRwo
  • “Back to the Beach” music festival is all weekend at Huntington State Beach, featuring 311, Sublime with Rome, The Mighty Mighty Bosstones, Fishbone, and more. Tickets required. http://bit.ly/2KjqXuP
  • The 45th Annual Newport Beach Boat Show is this weekend at the Lido Marina Village. Admission required. http://bit.ly/2prH4hX
  • Taste of Huntington Beach is Sunday 4/29 from 12pm-4pm at the HB Sports Complex. Tickets required. http://bit.ly/2oO9Mpt
  • The Dana Point Grand Prix of Cycling and Bike Festival is Sunday 4/29. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2qd6Uaa
  • The Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum’s Sunday Concert Series continues on 4/29 at 2pm in Yorba Linda, with Duo Piano. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2nQjQkH
  • Visit one of the many weekend Farmers Markets in OC http://bit.ly/2BdBcuQ

Outside of OC but worth the drive…

  • Renaissance Pleasure Faire is in Irwindale through 5/20. Live performances, jousting, shopping, food, and more. Admission required. http://bit.ly/2uPUtoh

Lots of Fun Things To Do this Weekend in Orange County – April 14-15

There’s lots of fun to be had this weekend in Orange County. The ever popular Orange Plaza Car Show is Sunday in Old Towne Orange, there’s a surf completion in Dana Point, micro-brew festival in San Clemente, watercraft racing in Huntington Beach, Earth Day festival in HB, and more.

  • The 8th Annual San Clemente Micro-Brew Fest is Saturday 4/14 from 12pm-5pm at Left Coast Brewing Co. Admission required. http://bit.ly/2o9wa12
  • San Clemente GardenFest is Saturday 4/14 from 8am-2pm at the Community Center. Plant sale, garden flea market & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2vbYhk2
  • The Bolsa Chica Earth Day Festival is Saturday 4/14 from 10am-3pm in Huntington Beach. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2qtfjEv
  • Sand Castles on Main is Saturday 4/14 in Huntington Beach. http://bit.ly/2ox8zWp
  • “Orange County Ultimate Women’s Expo” is all weekend at the Anaheim Convention center. Celebrity guests include Mario Lopez and Teri Hatcher. Shopping, speakers, seminars, and more. Tickets required. http://bit.ly/2qrKmBH
  • Surfrider’s 11th Annual Ohana Day is Saturday 4/14 from 8am-12pm at the Seal Beach Pier. There will be a beach cleanup, surf lessons, marine biology lessons, a bodyboarding clinic, and more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2GU4yX1
  • The Western Surfing Association Championship Tour is all weekend at Salt Creek Beach in Dana Point. Competitors range in age from 8 & under to 50+. Viewing is FREE. http://bit.ly/2HxkqvR
  • The Huntington Beach Moto-Surf & Freeride Exhibition is this weekend on the south side of the HB pier. Check out some exciting watercraft racing. Viewing is FREE. http://bit.ly/2qrZCP3
  • The 24th Annual Orange Plaza Car Show is this Sunday 4/15 from 8am-3pm, in Old Towne Orange. More than 400 pre-1976 Street Rods, Custom and Classic vehicles will be on display. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2ve95yi
  • The Mission Viejo Film of Character movie series continues on Sunday 4/15 with “The Longest Day”. Movie starts at 2pm at City Hall. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2JFIPjj
  • Visit one of the many weekend Farmers Markets in OC http://bit.ly/2BdBcuQ

Outside of OC but worth the drive…

  • Renaissance Pleasure Faire is in Irwindale through 5/20. Live performances, jousting, shopping, food, and more. Admission required. http://bit.ly/2uPUtoh
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