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Easter Egg Hunts and Other Fun Things To Do this Weekend in Orange County

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This is THE weekend for spring activities in Orange County. There are a ton of Egg Hunts, Earth Day Events, food festivals, and more!

  • Buena Park “Spring Eggstravaganza” is Saturday 4/20 at 9am at Henry Boisseranc Park. Candy scramble, live entertainment, crafts, games, petting zoo and more. Pancake breakfast at 8am. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2p6pRe5
  • There’s an Easter Egg Hunt at the Heritage Museum of Orange County in Santa Ana on Saturday 4/20 from 9am-12pm. Egg hunts for ages ranging from 1yr to 7 and up. Visits from the Easter Bunny, face painting, and more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2DrMxf4
  • Cypress “Spring Egg Hunt” is Saturday 4/20 at 10:30am at Oak Knoll Park. Egg hunts, crafts, face painting, Easter Bunny, free hotdogs & drinks, and more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2ULysDR
  • Dana Point “Egg Hunts” are Saturday 4/20 at Pines Park and at Sea Canyon Park. Events begin at 9am and egg hunts begin at 10am. Other activities include a pancake breakfast, magic show, games, puppetshow, Easter Bunny & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2KORpAR
  • Fountain Valley “Easter Egg Hunt” is Saturday 4/20 from 8:30am-11:30am at the Fountain Valley Sports Park. Carnival games, crafts, egg hunts & more. FREE to attend.http://bit.ly/2ULiKsk
  • Huntington Beach “Easter Hunt and Family Fun Day” is Saturday 4/20 from 9am-2pm at Central Park Sports Complex. Thousands of pounds of candy, Easter Bunny, live music and more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2UMCrQA
  • La Habra “Spring Family Eggstravaganza” is Saturday 4/20 from 9am-12pm at La Bonita Park. Helicopter egg drop, egg hunts (for kids and adults), vendors and more. $4 to participate in the egg hunt. http://bit.ly/2IvwEbx
  • Los Alamitos “Spring Carnival” is Saturday 4/20 from 9am-11:30am at Little Cottonwood Park. Egg hunt, carnival games, food, Peter Rabbit and more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2DmeAMU
  • San Clemente “Springtacular” is Saturday 4/20 starting at 9am. Egg hunts, games, food, and more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2GhP77K
  • Tustin “Easter Egg Hunt” is Saturday 4/20 starting from 8:30am-11:30pm. Petting zoo, animal show, pony rides, games, candy, Easter Bunny and more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2DoxO4B
  • The 36th annual Yorba Linda “Egg-citement Hunt” is Saturday 4/20 at 10am at Hurless Barton Park. Egg hunt, games, face painting, petting zoo & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2GwCCXo
  • Mission Viejo “Bunny Days” is Saturday 4/20 from 10am-1pm at the Oso Viejo Community Park. Carnival games, crafts, egg hunts, and more. Activities cost a nominal fee. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2UtqB8Q
  • Costa Mesa “Egg-Citement” is Saturday 4/20 from 9am-12pm in Tanager Park. Pony rides, petting zoo, egg hunt, Easter Bunny, and more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2vlRlOJ

Earth Day Events:

  • Crystal Cove State Beach is celebrating Earth Day on Saturday 4/20 in Laguna Beach from 9am-12pm. Help with beautification projects such as waxing lifeguard towers, painting signs, beach cleanup and more. FREE to attend. Meet at the Los Trancos Parking lot. http://bit.ly/2KKlVvL
  • The City of Laguna Niguel is celebrating Earth Day on Saturday 4/20 with a “Go Green” volunteer event from 8:30am-11:30am at Crown Valley Community Park. Help improve the landscaping of the 18-acre preserve. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2VN2CCZ
  • Earth Day at the Bay is Saturday 4/20 from 10am-4pm at the Peter and Mary Muth Interpretive Center in Newport Beach. Scavenger hunt, exhibits, arts & crafts and more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2KJ9W1A
  • Dana Point is celebrating Earth Day this weekend with multiple events including a beach clean up at Doheny State Beach, Salt Creek Beach, a Harbor clean up, and more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2II2m4P
  • The Newport Beach chapter of Surfrider is having an Earth Day Cleanup of the Lower Santa Ana River on Saturday 4/20 from 9am-12pm. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2PdnNMd
  • OC Coastkeeper is celebrating Earth Day with a  beach cleanup in Huntington Beach on Saturday 4/20 at 9am at Huntington State Beach. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2Gg8oGH
  • Knott’s Boysenberry Festival continues this weekend and runs through 4/28 in Buena Park. Enjoy over 75 boysenberry inspired dishes, drinks, and more. Park admission required. http://bit.ly/2Gnqy8g
  • The Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival continues this weekend and runs through 4/23. Celebrity chefs, culinary demos, seminars, special food items & more. Park admission required. http://ocevent.co/1ROHxhh
  • Visit one of the many weekend Farmers Markets in OC (some will not be happening on Easter so double check before you go)  http://bit.ly/2BdBcuQ

Outside of OC but worth the drive…

  • Renaissance Pleasure Faire starts this weekend in Irwindale and runs through 5/19. Live performances, jousting, shopping, food, and more. Admission required. http://bit.ly/2uPUtoh Ticket discount: http://bit.ly/2Vp8DFJ

 

25 Places to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Orange County

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Saint Patrick’s Day is almost here! The luck of the Irish is strong in Orange County, and there are so many ways to celebrate that it’s hard to narrow it down. Lucky for you, we’ve put together a list of 25 places to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in OC. Grab a pint of Guinness, a traditional Irish meal or a sweet treat from any of these great places and don’t forget to wear green!

 

  1. Malarky’s Irish Pub in Newport Beach opens at 6am so you can start the day off with a great breakfast!

 

  1. O’Malley’s on Main in Seal Beach opens at 8am, so get there early for a special breakfast, authentic Irish fare, drinks and live music by The Lads!

 

  1. The Harp Inn’s St. Patrick’s Day celebration begins bright and early on Sunday at 9am. They’re serving a traditional Irish breakfast until 11am, a special lunch and dinner menu from 11am until 10pm, live music from Cillian’s Bridge, bagpipers, Irish dancers, St. Patrick’s Day swag and giveaways and green beer all day!

 

  1. Muldoon’s Irish Pub opens at 9am on St. Patrick’s Day to kick off their celebration! The “Early Irishman” breakfast menu will be served from 9am to 11am, followed by all of their famous Irish specialties for lunch and dinner in the dining room and fast fare in the Celtic Bar. Stay to enjoy live music all day and other St. Paddy’s Day fun!

 

  1. Wake up with an Irish Coffee at Dublin4 Gastropub in Mission Viejo: Cream, rich as an Irish brogue; Coffee, strong as a friendly hand; Sugar, sweet as the tongue of an Irish rogue and Whisky, smooth as the wit of the land.

 

  1. Grab some delicious clover-shaped cookies from Mixed Bakery in Corona Del Mar!

 

  1. Small Cakes OC has a variety of delicious cupcakes that are sure to get anyone in the mood for celebrating!

 

  1. Hopscotch Tavern in Downtown Fullerton serves craft beer and great whiskey. Join them on St. Paddy’s Day for specials all day long.

 

  1. Matador Cantina is putting their own special twist on a classic St. Patrick’s Day meal, offering guests Corned Beef Carnitas tacos as well as $8 Jameson shots and appetizer deals until 10pm on St. Paddy’s Day!

 

  1. Tackle Box has a St. Paddy’s Day Burger that you definitely want to find at the end of the rainbow! It features an Angus beef patty, corned beef, Jameson-glazed bacon, Guinness caramelized onions, Irish cheddar aioli, house mustard and edible gold leaf flakes. Available all day at their Costa Mesa location Friday through Sunday, or until sells out.

 

  1. Bourbon Street Bar & Grill in Downtown Fullerton is going full green and gold for a St. Paddy’s Day celebration! Head in for green beer, drink specials and more!

 

  1. Old Crow Smokehouse Orange is celebrating St. Patrick’s Day with green beer, lots of shenanigans, and a special menu of Irish favorites including their Reuben sandwich stuffed with corned beef and cabbage and topped with melted cheese.

 

  1. Gallagher’s Pub in Huntington Beach will be having live music from the “Union Hobos” starting at 12pm.  http://bit.ly/2TDP4wR

 

  1. Macallans Public House in Downtown Brea will be offering food and drink specials all day on March 17th. Eversons & Daughters, a family Irish band, will be performing live starting at 2:30 pm. Reservations are strongly encouraged.

 

  1. The Shamrock Bar & Grill in Newport Beach is a great place to listen to live music on St. Paddy’s Day and also boasts the best Guinness in town!

 

  1. Pretend City in Irvine is having a very family-friendly St. Patrick’s Day celebration that includes story time, art, fun activities and an Irish “heading home parade” at the end of the day. Museum admission is required, find more info here.

 

  1. The Auld Dubliner in Tustin is kicking off their huge annual St. Paddy’s Day party at 7am!

 

  1. Krispy Kreme’s original glazed donuts are going green for St. Patrick’s weekend. Stop in and get one or a dozen!

 

  1. Patsy’s Irish Pub in Laguna Niguel opens up at 10am for an all day celebration that includes live music, bagpipers, green beer, Irish food and a fun photo booth too!

 

  1. Silky Sullivan’s Restaurant and Irish Pub is celebrating with live entertainment from Rick Bagby and Echo Love Chamber, a special Irish menu, green beer and more. The party starts at 1pm.

 

  1. Cafe Cultura in Downtown Santa Ana is serving up Clover Conchas available now through 3/17.

 

  1. The Dirty Cookie is ready to help you celebrate St. Paddy’s Day with their Cookie Shots. Fill with your favorite beverage of choice and bottoms up!

 

  1. Doughnut District serves up delicious donuts and pastries as well as coffee, tea fruit smoothies and more. For St. Patrick’s Day they’re showing off their creativity with gorgeous St. Patrick’s Day Galaxy Donuts. 

 

  1. Hapa Cupcakes is serving up cupcakes infused with Bailey’s Irish Cream. Available now through 3/17.

 

  1. House of Blues in Anaheim is having a craft beer and music festival on St. Patrick’s Day called “Lucky Brews, Lucky Grooves”. There will be 25 breweries, live music, food & more. Tickets required. http://bit.ly/2TQZeJC  

 

Things To Do in Orange County this Weekend, Feb 22-24

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There’s plenty of things to do this weekend in OC, visit a farmers market, attend a silent disco, go on a 5k fun run, enjoy Old Town Tustin during their annual sip & stroll, and more.

  • Old Town Tustin’s Sip & Stroll is Saturday 2/23 from 1-4pm. Enjoy a walking taste tour of Old Town Tustin, with music, food, wine, craft beers, and more. Tickets required and can be purchased day of event. https://conta.cc/2txGwI8
  • “Brilliance: A Night of Music and Light” silent disco is Saturday 2/23 at the Argyros Plaza at Segerstrom Center for the Arts from 7pm-10pm. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2GCoEoj
  • The 42nd Annual Orange County Home & Garden Show is all weekend at the OC Fairgrounds (in 2 buildings and the promenade). Parking and admission required. http://bit.ly/2sR4n8u
  • The 39th Annual Black History Parade and Cultural Faire is has been rescheduled to Saturday 2/23 from 10am-4pm at Center Street Promenade in Anaheim. Live entertainment, food & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2nxr7Eo
  • The Mission Viejo Oso 5K fun run and health fair is Saturday 2/23 at 7:30am at the Norman P. Murray Community Center. Registration required. http://bit.ly/2GAN7ud
  • 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
  • The Harlem Globetrotters are at the Honda Center in Anaheim for 2 shows on Saturday 2/23. Tickets required. http://bit.ly/2olDyEu
  • Monster Jam is at Angel Stadium in Anaheim all weekend. Tickets required. https://atmlb.com/2SR2ZiK
  • It’s National Girl Scout Cookie Weekend! Girl Scouts will be out in full force at locations across Orange County. It’s the perfect time to stock up on all your favorites. http://bit.ly/2E40Ky7
  • Visit one of the many Farmers Markets in OC:  http://bit.ly/2BdBcuQ

 

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