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September

Labor Day Events

Street cruise, civil war days and the annual street fair in Orange.

 

International Street Fair - Orange
Labor Day Weekend
September 2-4, 2022

International foods, crafts, folk dancing and music. Many different ethnic foods and costume. The Street Fair has become known for the variety of food reflecting cuisine from around the world. They provide food, drink, entertainment and crafts to the visitors.

LOCATION:
Street Fair is located in a four-square block area radiating out from the center of the Orange Plaza, which is the intersection of Chapman and Glassell.

Farmakis Farms Craft Market - San Juan Capistrano
Saturday, September 3, 2022


Family-owned Christmas tree farm and certified farmers' market located in San Juan Capistrano now offering a monthly craft market!

Crafts, arts, handmade goods and one of a kind items! FREE to attend. Will be held the 2nd Saturday of every month.

LOCATION:
29932 Camino Capistrano
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675

INFORMATION:
(949) 364-1270

Original Lobster Festival - Fountain Valley
September 9-11, 2022
Fri. 5-11PM, Sat. 12-11PM, Sun. 12-9PM

Fresh Live Maine Lobsters flown in daily prepared to mouth-watering perfection in the World’s Largest Steamers, which steams up to a thousand pounds of lobster at a time—so there’s plenty to go around! For over 26 years the Original Lobster Festival has become a tradition to over thousands of festival goers annually. You can find all things lobster from lobster rolls to lobster mac and lobster fries, lobster bisque, and even lobster surf ‘n’ turf!

Fresh Live Maine Lobster Live Music • Dance Floor • Beach Bars Food Court serving up all kinds of tasty eats • Exclusive VIP Lounge • Private VIP Cabanas • Free Souvenir E-Photo • Carnival Rides & Games • Karaoke Lounge w/Live Band • Local Artisans • Live Sports Tent • Magic Shows w/Balloon Twisting • Kids Area Live Sports Tent AND much more to explore.

LOCATION:
Fountain Valley Sports Park
16400 Brookhurst Street
Fountain Valley, CA 92708
FREE PARKING!

San Clemente Annual Car Show - San Clemente
September 10, 2022
10 am - 3 pm

What began as a few classic car enthusiasts meeting at the San Clemente Community Center, has grown into a beloved annual car show which draws thousands of spectators to view almost 300 cars on historic Avenida Del Mar. From classics, rods, muscle to exotic cars, and vintage trailers, the San Clemente Car Show has something for everyone!

Bring the entire family down to see all the cool cars and the vintage trailers. There will be a fantastic live band, dancing, and Taxpros+ hosts a fun slot car racing game for kids of all ages.

LOCATION:
Show takes place in the 100 & 200 blocks Avenida Del Mar in historic downtown San Clemente

J.F. Shea Therapeutic Riding Center Annual BBQ and Family Faire - San Juan Capistrano
Saturday, September 17, 2022
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Limited tickets available and advance reservations required. The event is fun for the entire family: Rider/Client Demonstrations, Barn Tours, Carnival Games, Petting Zoo, a delicious BBQ dinner, Rider Parade of Stars, and music to enjoy and dance to by Swingshift (long-time BBQ band). Tickets must be purchased ahead of time and will not be available at the door, so be sure to purchase your tickets soon and we hope to see you there!

All proceeds benefit the programs of the J.F. Shea Therapeutic Riding Center dedicated to improving the lives of persons with disabilities through horsemanship.

LOCATION:
The J.F. Shea Therapeutic Riding Center
26284 Oso Road
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675

INFORMATION:
949-240-8441

Toast to the Casa 2022: The Enchanted Garden - San Clemente
Saturday, September 17, 2022
5:30 - 10 pm

Support access to the arts, history and education at Casa Romantica's annual Toast to the Casa gala!

Event includes Multiple stages with live entertainment, Eclectic food and beverage fare (sample food, wine, beer, spirits and cigars from nearly 30 local vendors all evening), Exciting prizes and auction items, & a flawless patron experience with valet parking, ample seating and white glove service.

LOCATION:
Casa Romantica Cultural Center and Gardens
415 Avenida Granada
San Clemente, CA 92672

South OC Cars and Coffee and Cruisin' For A Cure Car Show - Costa Mesa
September 24, 2022
9 am - noon

Many hypercars, supercars, exotics, vintage, classic, muscle and sports cars, hot rods, rat rods, pickups, 4×4’s and motor cycles are expected to be on display. Cruisin' For A Cure will be offering prostate cancer screening.

LOCATION:
OCFair & Events Center
Costa Mesa, CA

Surf City 10 Miler/10K/5K - Huntington Beach
Saturday, September 24, 2022

This Classic 10 Miler is the perfect training run for your fall or winter marathon. The spectacular 10K is long enough to challenge your endurance yet is the perfect distance for achieving a PR. The Flat Fast course along California's famous Pacific Coast Highway is perfect for a leisurely 5K jog.

LOCATION:
21100 Pacific Coast Highway
Huntington Beach, CA

INFORMATION:
888-422-0786

Cypress Community Festival - Cypress
September 30 - October 1, 2022

One of the largest one-day festival in Orange County that attracts over 20,000 people annually. This event includes an early morning 5K / 10K run, a pancake breakfast, car show, chili cook-off, family games, food booths, the Chamber of Commerce business expo, children's rides, arts and crafts booths and four stages with continuous entertainment.

The admission is FREE!

LOCATION:
Cypress Community Center
Oak Knoll Park
5700 Orange Avenue

INFORMATION:
(714) 827-2430

Tiller Days- Tustin
September 30 - October 2, 2022

Tustin Tiller Days has been a regular event in Tustin since 1957. The event provides an opportinity for Tustin to celebrate Orange County's agricultural heritage. Features Parade (on Saturday at 10 am), carnival, rides, food and entertainment.

No admission fee

LOCATION:
Columbus Tustin Middle School and Recreation Center
17952 Beneta Way Tustin, CA 92780
Tustin, CA 92780

INFORMATION:
714-573-3326

Maritime Festival - Dana Point
Septembe, 2022 dates TBA

The festival features a spectacular array of fun activities including live music, mermaid swim shows & breakfast, cannon battles, and Sails N' Ales where you can enjoy craft beer tasting from eight different local brewers as well as music by American Idol contestant Casey Abrams, mermaid encounters, food vendors, and a prime viewing location of the visiting tall ships.

LOCATION:
Dana Point Harbor / Ocean Institute
Shuttle service from Salt Creek Beach Park at Pacific Coast Highway and Selva Road & from Dana Hills High School)

INFORMATION:
949-496-2274

Orange County Craft Beer Festival - Silverado
September, 2022 date TBA

This year there will be 160+ Craft Beers plus awesome food, live entertainment, beer seminars, all at the best location in Orange County. This year OC's original craft beer festival will have live Entertainment from Less Than Jake, Hepcat, The Aggrolites, Mustard Plug, The Toasters, Bite Me Bambi & Half Past Two

LOCATION:
Oak Canyon Park
5305 E Santiago Canyon Rd
Silverado, CA 92676

Creep It Real OC EXPO - Santa Ana
September
12-6 pm

Creep It Real OC EXPO is dedicated to bringing together Orange County's Halloween community along with local Haunt leaders to share with you all things Halloween!

LOCATION:
Heritage Museum of Orange County
3101 West Harvard Street
Santa Ana, CA 92704

INFORMATION:
Admission: Ages 13 and up are $7 each. Click above for tickets.

Anaheim Craft and Vintage Fair - Anaheim
Saturday, September
9 am - 3 pm

Visit the Anaheim Craft and Vintage Fair to shop for one of a kind handmade items from local crafters.

• Local crafters and artists
• No multi-level marketing vendors
• Food sale including Eastern European favorites, homemade jam & bake sale
• Church talks at 11:00am & 2:00pm
• Convenient parking
• Handicapped accessible
• Stop on by and have a great time!

Please share with your clubs, groups, parish and stop on by to support this great craft/art/food event.

LOCATION:
Annunciation Byzantine Catholic Church
995 N. West St.
Anaheim, CA 92801

Dozynki Harvest Festival - Yorba Linda
September, date TBA

Celebrating Polish culture with food, music dancing and exhibits. Dozynki is a celebration of thanksgiving after a bountiful harvest that dates back to 16th century Poland. It remains a long-standing tradition in Polish communities throughout the world, including the United States and Canada.

The Dozynki will feature Polish folk dancers in traditional costumes plus delicious polish food such as freshly prepared stuffed cabbage, traditional pierogi, authentic Polska Kielbasa and Polish beer.

LOCATION:
Pope John Paul II Polish Center
3999 Rose Dr
Yorba Linda, CA

INFORMATION:
714-996-8161

Oktoberfest - Huntington Beach
September - October
Wednesday through Sunday

Eat, Drink, Dance & be Merry at Southern California’s BEST & Most DIVERSE OKTOBERFEST (voted by German World Magazine) with Oom-Pah-Pa Bands directly from Germany.

Sample Imported German Beers, Bratwurst, Rotisserie Chicken, Hamburgers, Pork Sandwiches, Strudel, Pretzels & more. Guests can also enter the Beer Drinking & Stein Holding Contests, and of course do the Chicken Dance! Wednesday through Saturday are adult nights & Sunday’s are family day with Dachshund Races.

LOCATION:
Old World Festival Hall
7561 Center Avenue
Huntington Beach

INFORMATION:
714-696-TAP1 (8271)

St NorbertFest - Orange
September, 2022 date TBA

The annual St. Norbertfest (formerly Oktoberfest) continues to grow and helps to build the parish, school, and the Orange community. There will be great food fun games such as Sumo Mania, bingo, raffles, exciting ridesand awesome entertainment for everyone—it’s a perfect time for fellowship!

LOCATION:
St. Norbert Catholic Church
300 E. Taft Avenue
Orange, CA 92865

INFORMATION:
(714) 637-4360

San Juan Capistrano Greek Festival - San Juan Capistrano
September, 2022 dates TBA

Be Greek for the day! Enjoy authentic Greek food and pastries, live Greek music and dancing, shopping at the Greek bazaar, kid friendly activities and exhibits featuring Byzantine icons and traditional Greek costumes.

$3 admission.

LOCATION:
San Juan Capistrano Community Center
25925 Camino Del Avion
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675

INFORMATION:
(949) 542-3445

Annual Sandcastle Contest - Corona Del Mar
September, 2022 date TBA
10 am to 4:30 pm

Hosted by the Commodores Club of the Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce, thousands of sightseers will descend on "Big Corona Beach" to view amazing sand sculptures created by participants ranging from the novice to the expert.

Whether you're a participant or a spectator, it's a perfect way to spend the day with family and friends.

LOCATION:
Corona del Mar State Beach
(Marguerite & Ocean Blvd., Corona del Mar)

INFORMATION:
949-729-4400

Family Fun Fest - Brea
nothing scheduled yet for 2022

Back 2 School Blast for the whole Family & It's ALL FREE!

Brea Jr. High Park GIANT FAMILY OBSTACLE COURSE Carnival Games, Prizes, Relays, Giant Maze, Face Painting, Music, Arts & Crafts, Color Blast Zone, Interactive Performers (Dancers, Magicians, Martial Arts, etc.) And so much more!

LOCATION:
Brea Jr. High Park
Brea, CA

INFORMATION:
Space is Limited so Register Today www.celebrationoc.com

Fiestas Patrias at The Source - Buena Park
not scheduled yet for 2022

Enjoy live performances including mariachi and Chinelo as well as tacos, face painting and balloons. Stop by for this FREE event and help celebrate Mexican Independence day.

LOCATION:
The Source
6940 Beach Blvd
Buena Park, CA 90621

Brea Jazz Festival - Brea
2022 date TBA

Enjoy Ragtime Jazz music, period costumes, Model T’s, a photo booth, and more!

Curtis Theatre is proud to host RagFest 2019 Ragtime Jazz Festival, produced by the Fullerton Friends of Jazz. Experience the best of toe-tapping syncopation and keyboard wizardry that is Ragtime music!

LOCATION:
Curtis Theater
Brea

Parenting OC's Annual Summer Opportunities Jamboree - Santa Ana

Returning in 2022

Parenting OC returns to Discovery Cube for its annual Kids’ Summer Opportunities Jamboree event.

This year, Jamboree will have special guests, games and many new exhibitors featuring family travel destination spots, summer camps, and school information.

LOCATION:
Discovery Cube Science Center
2500 N. Main St.
Santa Ana, CA, 92705

Annual Crab Feast and Auction Under the Stars - Fullerton

This year's event to be announced

Mark your calendars now for an evening of dinner, music, dancing, and silent & live auctions throughout the evening.

Money raised from the annual Crab Feast and Auction Under the Stars is used to support YMCA programming for under-served children and families in the community. One such example is our fully subsidized afterschool care program at the Richman Neighborhood Center in Fullerton.

LOCATION:
Fullerton Family YMCA
2000 Youth Way
Fullerton, CA 92835

Fiestas Patrias Festival and Parade - Santa Ana
Mid September
12 noon-10 pm

This annual tradition celebrates Santa Ana‟s vibrant Mexican culture with a parade, beer garden, performers each night, delicious food, vendors, interactive activities, and exciting carnival rides for children of all ages

LOCATION:
Downtown Santa Ana

Science Festival - Anaheim
2022 date TBA

Kids from K through 6th grade will have a fun-filled day learning the basics of science and be amazed by magnet demonstrations. Magnet play is one of the first simple science activities that kids can experience because magnets are easy to use, fun and resources are easy!

LOCATION:
Muzeo Museum and Culture Center
241 S. Anaheim Blvd.
Anaheim, CA

INFORMATION:
714-765-6450

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October

Halloween Events

Haunted Houses, parades, carnivals and much more!

Events listed by city.

Cypress Community Festival - Cypress
September 30 - October 1, 2022

One of the largest one-day festival in Orange County that attracts over 20,000 people annually. This event includes an early morning 5K / 10K run, a pancake breakfast, car show, chili cook-off, family games, food booths, the Chamber of Commerce business expo, children's rides, arts and crafts booths and four stages with continuous entertainment.

The admission is FREE!

LOCATION:
Cypress Community Center
Oak Knoll Park
5700 Orange Avenue

INFORMATION:
(714) 827-2430

Tiller Days- Tustin
September 30 - October 2, 2022

Tustin Tiller Days has been a regular event in Tustin since 1957. The event provides an opportinity for Tustin to celebrate Orange County's agricultural heritage. Features Parade (on Saturday at 10 am), carnival, rides, food and entertainment.

No admission fee

LOCATION:
Columbus Tustin Middle School and Recreation Center
17952 Beneta Way Tustin, CA 92780
Tustin, CA 92780

INFORMATION:
714-573-3326

Farmakis Farms Craft Market - San Juan Capistrano
Saturday, October 1, 2022


Family-owned Christmas tree farm and certified farmers' market located in San Juan Capistrano now offering a monthly craft market!

Crafts, arts, handmade goods and one of a kind items! FREE to attend. Will be held the 2nd Saturday of every month.

LOCATION:
29932 Camino Capistrano
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675

INFORMATION:
(949) 364-1270

Laguna Beach Plein Air Painting Invitational - Laguna Beach
October 1 - 9, 2022

The Laguna Beach Plein Air Painting Invitational will be held in Laguna Beach, a famous seaside community and historic artist colony. North America's most renowned, plein air landscape painters will compete for prestigious prizes and participate for the week of events including public paint outs and artist meet and greets.

LOCATION
Festival of Arts Grounds
Laguna Canyon Road
Laguna Beach

Orange County Children's Book Festival - Costa Mesa
October 2, 2022

The Orange County Children’s Book Festival is designed specifically for children of all ages. This family-fun festival attracts more than 30,000 visitors who will be entertained and delighted by authors, illustrators, booksellers, animals, storytellers, costumed characters, train rides, crafts, food and entertainment and much, much more.

Admission and parking are free.

LOCATION:
Orange Coast College
2701 Fairview Road
Costa Mesa

INFORMATION:
(714) 838-4528

Glitterfest - Fullerton
October 9, 2022

This event features a collection of creative folks who express their talent through mixed media art. It includes handmade jewelry, sculpture, primitive dolls, paper whimsy and much, much more!

LOCATION:
Spring Field Banquet & Conference Center
501 N Harbor Blvd
Fullerton, CA 92832

Newport Beach Film Festival - Newport Beach
October 13 - 20, 2022

Set in beautiful Newport Beach, a few blocks away from spectacular coastline and less than an hour from Hollywood, the Festival annually host several premieres and galas for a singular festival experience. This year's festival will be screening over 100 feature films and 30 short film programs to Orange County.

LOCATION:
Various theaters in Newport Beach, Costa Mesa & Santa Ana

CONTACT:
949-253-2880

German Unity Day Celebrations - Huntington
2022 date TBA
6-10pm

Join us for our "German Unity Day" Party. German Unity Day (Tag der Deutschen Einheit) is held annually on October 3rd, but at Old World we'll be celebrating it on Wednesday October 6th this year, to mark the anniversary of the nation's unification.

Doors open at 6:30pm. Admission is FREE on Thursday during Oktoberfest. Under 21 you must be accompanied by your parents.

LOCATION:
Old World Village Festival Hall
7561 Center Avenue #49
Huntington Beach

Irvine Global Village Festival - Irvine
2022 date TBA
10 a.m.–7 p.m.

Annual festival representing cultures from around the world; international cuisine; kids' crafts and activities; cultural and religious exhibits; and an international marketplace. Immerse yourself in cultural displays, indulge in international cuisine, explore the International Marketplace and keep the little ones in motion with many activities.

Festival admission and parking are free.

LOCATION:
Orange County Great Park
6000 Great Park Blvd.
Irvine, CA

INFORMATION:
949-724-6606

San Clemente Micro-Brew Fest - San Clemente
2022 date TBA
12-5 PM

The San Clemente Chamber of Commerce will host the 10th Annual San Clemente Microbrew Fest, presented by Left Coast Brewing Co. This year, wine will also be introduced. VIP guests early entrance at 12p and general public from 1p-5p. Admission will include approximately eight (8) 4oz Microbrew samples, four (4) wine samples, food trucks and local band entertainment!

Guests must be 21. Attendance is limited.

LOCATION:
Held at Left Coast Brewing Co.
1245 Puerta Del Sol in San Clemente

The Heritage Festival and Parade - Placentia
2022 date TBA
7 am

Since 1965, this celebration of the city's heritage includes a parade and fair booths. The event begins at 7:00 am with a pancake breakfast. The festivities at Tri-City Park will start at 10:00 am and include family games, inflatables, food booths, crafters, home-based businesses, a business expo, and a variety of nonprofit displays. The event will also feature the 34th Annual Heritage Festival Car Show.

LOCATION:
Tri-City Park
2301 N. Kraemer Blvd.
Placentia

INFORMATION:
(714) 524-8535

Carnival Colossal - San Clemente
2022 date TBA

San Clemente’s four-day Carnival Colossal and Food Truck Festival is offering thrill rides, games, food, a one-day Special Needs Resource Fair and two days of games of strength presented by the International Highland Games Federation.

LOCATION:
Vista Hermosa Sports Park
987 Avenida Vista Hermosa
San Clemente

Silverado Days - Buena Park
2022 date TBA

Held each October, this community festival includes games, crafts, contests, rides, food and fun for the whole family. Featured contests include Featured contests include a Car Show, a World Amateur Arm Wrestling Championship, a Amateur Horseshoe Contest, a Pie-Eating Contest, a Hog Calling, a Baby Contest, a Men's Leg Contest, a Dog Show, a Chili Cook-off and much more!!

LOCATION:
William Peak Park
7225 El Dorado Drive

St Mary's Fall Festival - Fullerton
2022 date TBA

St Marys is having their annual festival to raise funds for the parish community necessities.

Great food and entertainment, opportunity drawings and family fun!

LOCATION:
St. Marys Church
400 W. Commonwealth Ave.
Fullerton, CA 92832

Walk to End Alzheimer's - San Clemente
2022 date TBA

The Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's® is full of flowers, each carried by someone committed to ending this disease. Because like flowers, our participants don't stop when something's in their way. They keep raising funds and awareness for a breakthrough in the fight against Alzheimer's and all other dementia.

Walk to End Alzheimer's is happening — and you can join us at your local event or Walk From Home in your neighborhood. No matter where you participate, know that your health and safety are our top priorities. All local events will implement safety protocols including physical distancing, contactless registration, hand sanitizing stations and more. Per CDC guidelines around crowded outdoor settings, we ask that all Walk attendees be vaccinated against COVID-19 or wear a mask when in an overcrowded area. Masks will be available on-site.

LOCATION:
Outlets at San Clemente
101 W. Avenida Vista Hermosa
San Clemente, CA 92672

Japanese Classic Car Show - Anaheim
2022 date TBA

America's 1st & Original Large Scale Japanese Car Show Dedicated to Old School Japanese Cars at the Angel Stadium of Anaheim. More than 400 of all Japanese brands automobiles of 60s to 90’s kyusha will be gathered.

This year, we celebrate the 10th anniversary of our show within a show, the Japanese Classic Motorcycle Show! We will also honor those we lost last year, including Hot Wheels designer Ryu Asada and Yutaka “Mr K” Katayama’s friend and assistant, Johnnie Gable. And of course, our title sponsors such as Toyota, Nissan, Honda, Acura and Yokohama Tire will have large displays as well. As a special bonus, because this year’s show falls close to Halloween, we welcome JDM-themed costumes

LOCATION:
Angel Stadium of Anaheim
2000 E Gene Autry Way
Anaheim CA 92806

INFORMATION / TICKETS:
Ticket $15/ adult & kids under 12 are free with an adult entry

Oktoberfest - Huntington Beach
September - October

Join us for a new casual drinking and dining experience in our spacious outdoor patio & Biergarten. Come enjoy the sounds of OKTOBERFEST with German Music, Food, and of course Imported Beer. OKTOBERFEST is different this year due to the pandemic, please note masks will be required upon entry and at all times when not seated at your designated area.

LOCATION:
Old World Festival Hall
7561 Center Avenue
Huntington Beach

INFORMATION:
714-696-TAP1 (8271)

Woofstock - Dana Point
2022 date TBA

A free community event and celebration of our dogs! Many dog organization and vendors with amazing dog toys and treats will be there. Dog and owners parade, free face painting and children's activities.

There will also be Halloween costume contests for the dogs (and owners) plus a beer and wine garden. It’s a very fun afternoon for fido and you.

LOCATION:
Grass Area at Doheny Main Beach
Dana Point, California

Acorn Day - Trabuco Canyon
2022 date TBA

A free, family-friendly day of excitement and learning offers activities for every age including free crafts for kids, a live butterfly enclosure, active games, face painting, live music and introductory ukulele lessons, nature and animal exhibits, very special storytelling sessions with painting on water, acorn and oak tree planting and much more for the entire family!

LOCATION:
O’Neill Regional Park
30892 Trabuco Canyon Road
Trabuco Canyon, CA

INFORMATION:
(949) 923-2260

San Clemente Sea Fest - San Clemente
2022 date TBA

Sponsored by the San Clemente Chamber, this event features a Chowder Cook-off, Fisherman's Lobster, Surfing Contest, Business Exposition, Arts & Craft Show and a U.S. Coast Guard Search & Rescue Demo Operation which all takes place at the historic San Clemente Pier area.

Free shuttle parking is available at the San Clemente High School.

LOCATION:
San Clemente Pier
611 Avenida Victoria
San Clemente

INFORMATION:
949-492-1131

Annual Silverado Country Fair and Folk Festival - Silverado
2022 date TBA

The Annual Silverado Country Fair and Folk Festival is one of the best family events of the season which explores the wonders of the area’s Old West rustic culture, great live Bluegrass, Country and Folk music, Wild West reenactments, handmade arts and crafts, 1800's activities & lock 'em up makeshift jail, tasty food, beer & wine saloon, plus some silly ‘ole timey’ contests, all nestled under the Oak trees below Orange County’s famous Saddleback Mountain.

LOCATION:
Silverado Community Center & Fairgrounds
27641 Silverado Canyon Rd
Silverado, Ca

INFORMATION:
714-649-2411

Annual Historical Cemetery Tour - Santa Ana
2022 date TBA

Presented by the Santa Ana Historical Preservation Society. This guided historical walking tour features costumed actors portraying colorful men and women who share stories from Orange County’s past. Docents will guide visitors through scenes that played important roles in the history of the county, culminating in a presentation in Fairhaven’s beautiful 1916 mausoleum. Comfortable shoes are recommended for the hour-and-a-half long walking tour.

LOCATION:
Fairhaven Memorial Park
1702 Fairhaven Ave.
Santa Ana

INFORMATION:
714-547-9645 - Reservations are recommended.

Littlest Angel Guild’s Pursenally Yours- Yorba Linda
2022 date TBA

The Littlest Angel Guild would like to invite you to their annual Pursenally Yours Event on Saturday, October 2 at the Richard Nixon Library in Yorba Linda. Enjoy a delightful day bidding on stunning one-of-a-kind designer purses and wondrous auction items to raise funds for the kids and families of CHOC Children’s.

Activities will also include an afternoon of live and silent auction to support CHOC!

LOCATION:
Richard Nixon Library
Yorba Linda , CA

INFORMATION:
Tickets available online here

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November

Farmakis Farms Craft Market - San Juan Capistrano
Saturday, November 5, 2022


Family-owned Christmas tree farm and certified farmers' market located in San Juan Capistrano now offering a monthly craft market!

Crafts, arts, handmade goods and one of a kind items! FREE to attend. Will be held the 2nd Saturday of every month.

LOCATION:
29932 Camino Capistrano
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675

INFORMATION:
(949) 364-1270

Dinosaur Dash - Tustin
November 6, 2022

Run for Education! A fund-raiser for the Tustin Public Schools Foundation, this year you can run and ride for education! The Dinosaur Dash features 4 events: 5k and 10k timed races for all ages, a 2k non-timed “Fun Run” and the non-timed 50k bike tour. After the race, there will be entertainment, a Food Court and Expo with games, activities and more. There's fun for the whole family.

LOCATION:
The Marketplace
Tustin

INFORMATION / HOTLINE:
714-832-3060

Veteran's Day Events
November 11, 2022

List of ceremonies throughout Orange County honoring those who served our country.

Events listed by city

 

Turkey Trot - Dana Point
Thanksgiving Day

California's Largest Thanksgiving Day Run Event - The Dana Point Turkey Trot - One of America's Most Scenic Runs... hosted by The Dana Point Chamber of Commerce. Tour the beautiful beach, majestic cliffs and coves of Dana Point.

This flat, scenic race features a 10k, 5k and Kids Gobble Wobble. Participants will receive a shirt and medal.


INFORMATION:
949-496-1555

Plymouth Rock N' Run 5k - Anaheim Hills
Thanksgiving Day

The 5k, 10k and a new 10 mile course is around the perimeter of the Yorba Regional Park, and the Santa Ana River trail. There will be a finish-line festival with silent auction, costume contest, food, fun and more!

All of the funds raised by sponsors and race participants will directly support the Reeve-Irvine Research Center at UC, Irvine.

LOCATION:
Yorba Regional Park
Anaheim Hills

Surfing Santa Competition - Dana Point
November 2022 date TBA

A fun surf competition where men, women and children dress like Santa or other holiday inspired characters and surf Salt Creek to benefit Surfers Healing.

LOCATION:
Salt Creek Beach
Dana, Point, CA

INFORMATION:
949.240.5088

Discovery CubePresents: Pumpkin Launch
2022 date TBA

Bring your lawn chairs and witness history at this free event as teams compete to see who can launch a pumpkin at targets using giant trebuchets and other devices.

Pumpkin Launch is a free-community event for students and families to participate in a fun-filled STEM festival at a university campus. Contestants use the principles of STEM to build trebuchet machines that send pumpkins high in the sky and towards targets that line the field. The team with the highest score wins the Pumpkin Launch trophy! It isn’t all about cheering on the stem-topped soarers, though. The FREE Event provides hands-on activities for students and families to design and build their own launching devices, test their machines and enjoy some mini competition.

LOCATION:
Cal State Fullerton
800 N. State College Blvd.
Fullerton, California, 92831

INFORMATION:
714-542-2823

Dia De Los Muertos Annual Festival
2022 date TBA

Come join everyone at Moreno's Restaurant for their 7th annual Dia De Los Muertos celebration with iconic Mariachis, Folkloric Dancers, and music native of the state of Veracruz, featuring the talented Los Danzantes del Sol.

There will also be face painting, treats and giveaway prizes. Enjoy dinner and drinks and bring the whole family to enjoy the celebration.

LOCATION:
Moreno's Restaurant
4328 E. Chapman Ave
Orange, Ca 92869

INFORMATION:
For more information call 714-639-2181

Holiday Home Tour and Gift Boutique - Tustin/ Santa Ana
2022 information TBA

A tour of three beautiful homes and a garden tour of a neighboring home. All the homes are decorated for the holidays and feature fantastic views and fabulous landscaping. Lunch is included in ticket price and served at the Clifton Miller Community Center, where guests can view and purchase special items from over 30 vendors.

LOCATION:
The boutique will be held at Clifton Miller Community Center 300 Centennial Way Tustin, CA. Location of homes on the tour will be on Home Tour ticket

St. Martin’s Lantern Fest & Parade - Huntington Beach
2022 date TBA
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Enjoy a wonderful evening with your kids, grand-kids and the entire family at one of our signature events: St. Martin Lantern Parade at Old World German Courtyard in Huntington Beach.

Free tickets for General Admission available. Lanterns will also be available for purchase. Bringing your own lantern is fine too (only battery-operated ones are accepted on the walk).

LOCATION:
Old World Village
7561 Center Avenue
Huntington Beach

Dia de los Muertos at Pretend City
2022 date TBA

Hola Amigos! Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is a Hispanic tradition that celebrates loved ones who have passed. At Pretend City, we are celebrating Dia de los Muertos with vibrant, educational activities for little ones. Bring a photo of your loved one to add to our special Altar and partake in the celebration!

• Smart Art (Times Vary): Colorful skulls are a symbol of Dia de los Muertos. Stop by the Art Studio to explore sugar cubes and watercolor, along with sugar skull molds and sensory materials!

• Sensational Storytime: Dia de los Muertos is a time to remember loved ones who have passed on from this life. Join us for this short story that introduces the traditions of this celebration and how we can honor our deceased loved ones. After the story, children will make their very own marigold to take home.

COST: Included with Museum Admission.

LOCATION:
Pretend City Children’s Museum
29 Hubble
Irvine, CA

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