Category: Things To Do in Orange County (page 1 of 10)

Fun Things To Do in Orange County on Veteran’s Day Weekend

This Veteran’s Day weekend in Orange County has a few fun things to do, from a music festival at Doheny, shopping at a arts and crafts festival, vintage market, and makers market, to a display of American flags.

  • The Sugar Plum Arts & Crafts Festival is Thursday 11/8 through Saturday 11/10 at the OC Fairgrounds in Costa Mesa. Shop for holiday themed craft items from 120+ vendors. Admission is FREE but you must pay to park. FREE parking Saturday ONLY. http://bit.ly/2dbo8QT
  • Field of Valor is on display through 11/17. View 1776 ‘3×5’ American Flags on the fields of Handy Park in Orange. Viewing is FREE http://bit.ly/2PjsOWV
  • Flying Miz Daisy Vintage Market is Friday & Saturday 11/9-11/10 inside the Hangar at the OC Fair and Events Center in Costa Mesa. There will be over 60 curated vintage vendors, a food truck and more. Admission and parking required.  http://bit.ly/2Lq3zM5
  • Driftwood Music Festival is all weekend 11/10-11/11 at Doheny State Beach in Dana Point. Enjoy country music, craft beer, bbq & more. Tickets required. http://bit.ly/2Qs2qXa
  • Handmade: A Maker’s Market is Saturday 11/10 from 10am-4pm at The Ecology Center in San Juan Capistrano. Shopping, crafts, music & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2SVX4VO

Plenty of Fun Things To Do in Orange County this Weekend, Nov 2-4

Here’s what’s happening this weekend in Orange County. Noche de Altares (Day of the Dead) is Saturday in Santa Ana, Holiday Arts & Crafts Faire is Saturday in Irvine, Pumpkin Launch is Saturday in Fullerton & more!

  • Noche de Altares is Saturday 11/3 from 1pm-10pm on 4th and Birch streets in Santa Ana. This community Dis de los Muertos celebration will include over 100 altars, live entertainment, face painting, shopping, food & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2gNoJKn
  • The skating at the Irvine Spectrum opens Friday 11/2 and runs through 1/6. Tickets required. http://bit.ly/2CXEEyo
  • Irvine Fine Arts Center Holiday Faire is Saturday 11/3 from 9am-4pm on Yale Ave. in Irvine. Shop for handmade gifts, enjoy festive music & more. Admission is $2. http://bit.ly/2AI8Pbe
  • Pumpkin Launch is Saturday 11/3 from 10am-2pm on the athletics fields of CSUF in Fullerton. Watch as pumpkins are launched at targets 200-300 feet away. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2QgtzMA
  • Dapper Day Expo is all weekend 11/3-11/4 at the Disneyland Hotel. Followed by the fall 2018 Dapper Day on Sunday. Join thousands of other Disney fans as they dress in vintage styles from the bygone era. The Expo is at the Disneyland Hotel Exhibit Hall admission is $10. Dapper Day requires Disneyland Park admission. Traffic and parking will be impacted in the surrounding area. http://bit.ly/2eHjBB4
  • Big Adventure Fest is all weekend at the OC Fairgrounds. Live music, live comedy, cosplay, gaming, vendors, and more. Tickets required. http://bit.ly/2yLZBt5
  • BlizzCon Blizzard Entertainment’s gaming convention is all weekend 11/4-11/5 at the Anaheim Convention Center. Onsite tickets are sold out but you can still buy a virtual ticket to watch the event at home. Traffic and parking will be impacted in the surrounding area. http://bit.ly/2PJxdlr

 

23 Fun Things To Do in Orange County this Weekend

It’s going to be a great weekend in OC. The San Clemente Ocean Fest returns for another year, it’s the second weekend of the OC Fair, the art festivals continue in Laguna Beach, there are movies in the park, concerts in the park, and more!

Events:

  • The San Clemente Ocean Festival is all weekend. Pancake breakfast, athletic competitions, art show, sandcastle competition, Woodys on the pier, beach party, concert & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2tuIwzX
  • The OC Fair continues in Costa Mesa and runs through 8/12. Tickets required. http://bit.ly/2tRSbmq
  • 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

Movies in the Park (FREE to attend):

Outdoor Concerts (FREE to attend)

  • Saturday 7/21: Grandpa’s Grass and Hemp-string Orchestra at the Silverado Fairgrounds in Silverado from 6pm-10pm. Admission is a canned food donation. http://bit.ly/2uKANz3
  • Saturday, July 21: The Suffragettes at the Central Park Amphitheatre in La Palma from 6:30-8pm. http://ocevent.co/1P91kYS
  • Sunday 7/22: The Trip (80’s) at Central Park in Rancho Santa Margarita from 6-8pm. http://ocevent.co/1X1XfNB
  • Sunday 7/22: Tijuana Dogs at Mike Ward Community Park in Irvine at 5:30. http://ocevent.co/1ZyQMb4
  • Sunday 7/22: Skinny Little Twits (60’s-90’s rock) at Grand Park/Town Center Amphitheatre in Aliso Viejo from 5:30-7:30pm. http://ocevent.co/1LZ4woE
  • Sunday 7/22: Huntington Beach Concert Band at Huntington Beach Central Park in Huntington Beach at 5pm. http://ocevent.co/1BQrkad
  • Sunday 7/22: Small World Band and Bonfire (AC/DC tribute) at Sea Terrace Park in Dana Point from 2:30-6pm. http://bit.ly/2L7Q5J3
  • Sunday 7/22: The Devastators (Reggae and Dub) at Bluebird Park in Laguna Beach from 5-7pm. http://bit.ly/2uvc95h
  • Sunday 7/22: The Answer (Classic Rock) at Hurless Barton Park in Yorba Linda from 5:30-7pm. http://bit.ly/2L9GQYP

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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