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Fairs & Festivals in Orange County

Orange County Fairs and Festivals

There’s always something to look forward to celebrating with the many fairs and festivals in Orange County. Take a look at this list and find the next great OC event to enjoy with friends and family. Don’t miss out on all the fun Orange County has to offer.

Orange County Events
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January

Winter Fest OC
November 25, 2022 – January 1, 2023
OC Fair & Event Center
88 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa, California 92626

Enjoy the magic of winter at Winter Fest OC with Santa, snow, carnival games, delicious food, and more. Stroll through holiday lights, build a snowman in the snow play area, and enjoy a snow tubing slide. There’s a tree lighting ceremony every night at 5:30 with fresh falling snow and a parade, with fireworks to light up the sky. Kids will delight in the magic that Winter Fest offers and the whole family will feel the spirit of the season as they wander through the winter wonderland. Winter Fest offers complimentary admission with a valid ID on select days for First Responders, Nurses, Active Duty Military & Veterans, and Teachers.


February

Tet Festival
February 4-6, 2022
Mile Square Park
16801 Euclid Street
Friday, Feb. 4: 5PM-10PM
Saturday, Feb. 5: 10AM-10PM
Sunday, Feb. 6: 10AM-9PM

Celebrate the Lunar New Year and the year of the Tiger at this annual Tet Festival. Hosted by Orange County Supervisor Andrew Do, guests can enjoy traditional Vietnamese performances, music, food, and fun. The event features plenty of food vendors, live entertainment, carnival rides, a firecracker ceremony, lion dances, and more!

UVSA Tet Festival
OC Fair & Event Center
February 5-6, 2022
Saturday, Feb 5: 10AM-10PM
Sunday, Feb. 6: 10AM-9PM
88 Fair Dr, Costa Mesa, CA 92626
$6 per person, ages 2 and under free

The Tet Festival is the celebration of the Vietnamese Lunar New Year, the most important holiday in Vietnamese culture. According to the Festival page, “Tết celebrates the arrival of a new spring where families reunite, enjoy each other’s company, forget about the troubles of the previous year and look forward to a better upcoming year.” The Tet Festival includes a Vietnamese Culture Village with exhibits, galleries, performers, vendors, and replicas of traditional Vietnamese villages. There are also several contests to enter, including the Pho eating contest, balut eating contest, children’s pageant, dance contests and more.

Black History Parade & Cultural Faire
February 5, 2022
West Center Street Promenade, Anaheim CA
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

The Black History Parade & Cultural Faire is held every year on the first Saturday in February to kick off Black History Month. The annual event is organized by the Orange County Heritage Council and was founded by Helen Shipp. The parade features “noted community members and elected officials, community groups, school and church units, singing and dancing units, city service vehicles, and community members who have participated in the history of Orange County and surrounding areas.” The parade is followed by the cultural faire which includes educational and informational booths and activities, vendor and business booths, youth village and activities, health information and screenings, entertainment, and food.

Love & Taco Festival
February 12, 2022
Heritage Museum Of Orange County
3101 W. Harvard St. Santa Ana, CA 92704
Free Admission & Parking
All ages welcome

What’s better than tacos and love?! Join the celebration at the Heritage Museum with some of OC’s best tacos.

The Love & Taco Festival presented by Gente Market celebrates Valentine’s Day with tacos, a beer garden, live entertainment, and unique vendors to shop. Plus fun for the kids and the kid in you!

Event Includes:
75+ local brands, makers, and entrepreneurs
Live entertainment & DJs
Beer & Champagne Garden
Food & Drinks
Kids face painting
Kids Valentine Craft Corner
Tunnel of love Train Rides
Photo Op’s
$2 wrist bands at the door for access to freebies & deals with participating vendors

VIP passes include:
beer flight or two glasses of champagne (must show valid ID)
taco flight
sweet dessert
love tunnel train ride for two
photo
swag bag
Access to VIP lounge
**VIP pass is good for two. Food and drinks are designed to be shared.
**VIP TICKETS OPEN MONDAY JANUARY 10, 2022 **

The Big Bounce America
Not Scheduled for OC for 2022
Oak Canyon Park
5305 Santiago Canyon Road, Silverado, CA
Toddler Session: 3 and under + parent/caregiver – $17
Junior & Big Kid Sessions – $27
Adults Only (16 and up) – $37

Experience a bounce house like never before. The Big Bounce America tours the nation, popping up the worlds largest inflatable attractions. So kick off your shoes and let the bouncing begin. Each ticket includes three hours of jump time with access to multiple bounce houses. The 13,000 square foot giant is 32 feet tall and includes features like basketball hoops, climbing towers, slides, and even a giant rabbit. The Sport Slam bouncer is brand new for 2020 and offers plenty of space for competitive sports like dodgeball and soccer and includes a bounce referee. The giant inflatable obstacle course includes 50 obstacles to tackle, and Air Space is a space-themed inflatable with ball pits, mazes, and more. Join in the fun as a family, or sign up for one of the exclusive adults only sessions.

Lantern Festival 2022
February 26, 2022
11AM – 4:30 PM
Renee & Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall
615 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa

A free family event, the Pacific Symphony’s Annual Lantern Festival celebrates the Year of the Tiger and marks the return of Spring. Enjoy a Lunar New Year Celebration with music, dancing, art making, games, food, and floating lanterns throughout the concert hall lobby.

Irvine Park Railroad Anniversary Celebration
February 26 – 27, 2022
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Irvine Regional Park
1 Irvine Park Road, Orange, CA 92869

The Irvine Park Railroad is celebrating 26 years in business and will be hosting a weekend of fun with $2 tickets for train rides – the original price for a train ride when they opened in 1996. There are many other events during the anniversary celebration including panning for gold, carnival games, moon bounce, hay rides and face painting. Activities are one to two tickets per person and cost $2 per ticket. Free activities include live entertainment, raffle, and picture stands. Popcorn, cotton candy, and ice cream can be purchased for $2 each. Additional food and drinks are available for purchase at the train depot snack bar.

Anatolia Food Festival
2022 TBA
12:30 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Heritage Community Park
14301 Yale, Irvine, CA 92604

What better way to savor your Sunday than to enjoy a day of food and fun exploring Turkish and Mediterranean culinary cuisines. In addition to sampling new flavors, carnival games will be available for kids to play. This free event is open to the public and donations are requested for food and games.

Kinderkarneval
2022 TBA
1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
The Phoenix Club
1340 S. Sanderson Avenue, Anaheim, CA 92806

Celebrate Mardi Gras at the Phoenix Club with Karneval Around the World. Especially for children, this free event includes a costume contest, music and dancing, a balloon drop, games, candy, and more. Doors open at 12:30.


March

Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival
March 4 – April 26, 2022
During Park Hours
California Adventure
1313 Disneyland Drive, Anaheim, CA 92802

Calling all Disney Fanatics and Foodies! Now through April 26th, the Happiest Place on Earth’s California Adventure Food & Wine Festival is poised to make you even happier. Enjoy Disney-inspired tastes and sips, plus unique culinary activities and events lined up for the duration of the festival. With the purchase of regular park admission, guests will have access to culinary demonstrations, the Festival Marketplace, family activities, crafts, live entertainment, the Jr. Chef Experience and more. Purchase a Sip and Savor Pass to get the most flavor out of your Festival Experience. Special reservation-only events are also available.

Dana Point Festival of Whales
March 5 – 6, 2022
Dana Point Harbor
34555 Street of the Golden Lantern, Dana Point, CA 92629

The Festival of Whales is a popular annual event that celebrates the return of the Gray Whales that migrate off our Coast. The two day celebration will feature multiple events and activities for the whole family including whale watching excursions, sand sculpture competitions, paddle board clinics, water play, art lessons, car shows, educational lectures, live music, great food, kids fishing clinics, and The Festival of Whales parade to kick the whole thing off at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday morning.

OC Cherry Blossom Festival
Cancelled for 2022
Scheduled for March 10-12, 2023
Huntington Beach Central Park Bandstand
18000 Goldenwest St, Huntington Beach, CA 92648
Friday: 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m., Saturday: 10:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m., Sunday: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

The annual Orange County Cherry Blossom Festival takes place in Huntington Beach Central Park near the bandstand located behind the Central Library. The Cherry Blossom Festival celebrates Japanese and Japanese American Culture in Southern California. The 3-day event is free and open to the public and includes a variety of family-friendly activities. There will be over 20 performers and musical groups, more than 50 vendors, a Sakura Night Market on Friday and Saturday, contests and dancing, arts and crafts, exhibits, games, and so much more. The Cherry Blossom Festival, now in its sixth year, was started by a Girl Scout who wanted to showcase Japanese Culture in Huntington Beach.

Swallows Day Parade & Mercado Street Faire
March 12, 2022
Downtown San Juan Capistrano
Parade begins at 11:00 a.m.

The Swallows Day Parade and Mercado Street Faire are the culminating events for the three month long festival celebrating the return of the Swallows to San Juan Capistrano from their winter home in Argentina. The parade is one of the largest non-motorized parades in America. The celebration dates back to the 1930s. The Swallows Day Parade is part of the Festival de los Golondrinas. The Festival includes multiple events such as the Taste of San Juan, Kids Pet Parade, Hoos’ Gow Day, and more. The Mercado Street Faire offers delicious food, fun for the whole family, a kids play zone, shopping, and entertainment.

Can’t wait to kick off the weekend? Get tickets to see Walker Hayes at The Outpost to start the Swallow’s Day celebration with a concert on Friday, March 11.

Irish Fest at the Biergarten
Old World Huntington Beach
7561 Center Ave., #49, Huntington Beach, CA
March 12 – March 19, 2022

Come out to Irish Fest at Old World Huntington Beach’s Biergarten with special events, live music, beer, and of course corned beef and cabbage.

Knott’s Boysenberry Festival
Knott’s Berry Farm
March 18 -April 24, 2022
All Day Every Day

Visit Knott’s for their annual food-inspired event that celebrates the boysenberry and the early beginnings of the park. Special meals, snacks, drinks, and desserts will be featured at locations throughout the park, plus there will be activities, stage shows, live music, and local crafters.

Family Art Festival
March 19, 2022
Smith Murphy Park
5290 Cameron Drive, Buena Park
10AM – 1PM

The City of Buena Park Fine Arts is excited to announce that the Family Arts Festival will be taking place at Smith-Murphy Park at 5290 Cameron Drive, Buena Park. The Children’s Arts Festival will provide a wonderful opportunity for the family to discover and appreciate the arts together. If your family enjoys hands-on art activities and live music, while learning how to take care of our planet, then this event is for you!

Laguna Beach Music Festival
March 28 – April 3, 2022
Laguna Playhouse
606 Laguna Canyon Rd, Laguna Beach, CA 92651

The Laguna Beach Music Festival is a multi-day event that celebrates classical and contemporary music. The event includes concerts, community outreach and educational programs, and special events. Guests will enjoy meet-the-artist events, salons, rehearsals, discussions, and during festival week, local schoolchildren will enjoy live music in school. Festival events include the Festival Prelude at the Laguna Art Museum and the Music Meets Dance Opening Night Event.

Irish Fest
2022 TBA
11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Oso Viejo Park – Village Green
24932 Veterans Way, Mission Viejo

Join in the St. Patrick’s Day Celebration with games, arts and crafts, live music and entertainment, sheep herding demos and so much more. Don’t miss out on all the fun at this free family-friendly event. Beer and food available for purchase at the event.

1000 Lights Water Lantern Festival
2022 TBA
Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort
1131 Back Bay Drive, Newport Beach, CA
5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

The 1000 Lights Water Lantern Festival takes place at various locations around the country at different times. The purpose of the festival is to bring people in the community together with a mission to “help people to connect with their hopes, dreams, and loved ones, past and present.” The event includes live entertainment, music, food, and the lantern launch. Adults are $40, ages 10-13 are $15, and children 0-9 are free.


April


Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival
March 4 – April 26, 2022
During Park Hours
California Adventure
1313 Disneyland Drive, Anaheim, CA 92802

Calling all Disney Fanatics and Foodies! Enjoy a few more weeks of The Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival. Poised to make you happier than ever with Disney-inspired tastes and sips, plus unique culinary activities and events lined up for the duration of the festival. With the purchase of regular park admission, guests will have access to culinary demonstrations, the Festival Marketplace, family activities, crafts, live entertainment, the Jr. Chef Experience and more. Purchase a Sip and Savor Pass to get the most flavor out of your Festival Experience. Select reservation-only events are also available.

Imaginology
April 9-10, 2022
OC Fair & Event Center
88 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa, CA
Friday 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Imaginology is a STEAM fest that is free for all ages. Science, technology, engineering, arts, and math come together to inspire and engage. The annual family event features hundreds of booths and vendors that offer information and hands-on activities to explore and discover. From making music to planting seeds, to building models of molecules with toothpicks and marshmallows. See science fair projects and live performances, find new hobbies and enter contests like building a scarecrow or a steampunk hat. Imaginology is packed with fun for the whole family.

Spring Garden Show
April 21 – April 24, 2022
South Coast Plaza
3333 Bear Street, Costa Mesa, CA 92626

The Annual Southern California Spring Garden Show at South Coast Plaza is a four-day garden event that features 50 unique plant and garden vendors. Visitors will see display gardens from leading landscape designers, and spectacular floral centerpieces. Guests can participate in more than 20 children’s events and activities and there will be daily seminars presented by industry professionals.

CA Wine Festival
April 22-23, 2022
Ritz Carlton Laguna Niguel
One Ritz Carlton Drive, Dana Point, CA 92629
Sea Terrace Park
25111 Park Lantern, Dana Point, CA 92629

Wine lovers look forward to the annual California Wine Festival Events. The Sunset Rare & Reserve Tasting event on Friday night (6:30 – 9PM) is an evening of some of the best, rarest wines from the region plus delicious delicacies from top chefs. The Beachside Wine Festival on Saturday (1-4PM) features hundreds of fine wines, regional craft brews, and a variety of foods to sample from local chefs. The event also features artisanal cheeses, breads, olive oil, salads, shellfish, chocolates, desserts, and more, plus live music for the afternoon oceanside event.

Summer Showcase
Tuesday, April 26, 2022
Crown Valley Community Center
29751 Crown Valley Parkway, Laguna Niguel
4PM – 7PM

The Laguna Niguel Summer Showcase features an introduction to all the summer activities offered by the Parks and Recreation department. Meet instructors, talk about summer camps and sign up early, check out a bike safety workshop, participate in crafts and face painting, and pick up some special treats.

Cinco de Mayo Fiesta
April 28 – May 1, 2022
La Palma Park: 1151 N. La Palma Parkway, Anaheim

The annual Cinco De Mayo Celebration features live music, dance performances, folklorico competitions, carnival rides and games, vendors with delicious food highlighting mexican cuisine, a dignitaries breakfast, and plenty of family fun.

Disney Junior Fun Fest
Disney California Adventure
Friday, April 29, 2022
10AM – 4PM

The Disney Junior Fun Fest includes music and entertainment, a Doc McStuffins stage show, a Disney Junior Dance Party, and cupcake decorating at Alice’s Wonderland Bakery Unbirthday Party. Disney Junior characters will be strolling around the park grounds, plus fun and games will be available for all to enjoy.

La Habra Citrus Fair
321 E. La Habra Blvd., La Habra, CA 90631
April 29 – May 1, 2022

Hours
Friday: 5 PM – 11 PM*
Saturday: 12 PM – 11 PM*
Sunday: 12 PM – 10 PM
*Ride hours may be extended

The La Habra Spring Citrus Fair is a Youth Expo and Livestock Show. The three day event features a variety of exhibitions, vendors, carnival rides and games, a car show, and so much more. Participants will explore exhibits, robotics events, the livestock show and junior auction, enjoy dancing and entertainment, and mingling with friends and neighbors.

Aliso Viejo Jam Fest and Summer Camp Expo
Aliso Viejo Ranch
100 Park Avenue, Aliso Viejo
Saturday, April 30, 2022
11AM – 2PM

Come out to get a sneak peek at all the summer camp opportunities available in the city and sign up early. Plus, there will be live music by the Canyon Brothers, bounce houses, balloon twisters, photo ops, a rock wall, and many more activities for the whole family to enjoy.

Festival Of Nations
Saturday, April 30, 2022
Central Park: 7821 Walker Street, La Palma
Parade: 10:30AM
Festival: 11:30AM – 6PM

La Palma’s signature event celebrates the diversity and vision for the community. Highlighting cultural heritage, guests will enjoy a parade, dancing, exhibits, performances, vendors, games, a petting zoo, and many additional family-oriented activities throughout the day.

Lake Forest Pet Expo
April 30, 2022
Lake Forest Sports Park & Recreation Center
28000 Rancho Parkway, Lake Forest
10:00 am – 1:00 pm

If you love your fur babies, head over to Lake Forest’s Pet Expo to explore all things pets from groomers and veterinarians to local retailers. There will be K9 demonstrations, information booths, vendors, and activities for kids. Friendly pups are welcome at this free community event.

Wild West Steam Fest
2022 TBA
Heritage Museum of Orange County
3101 W. Harvard Street, Santa Ana, CA
11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

The Wild West Steam Fest storms into town at the Heritage Museum of Orange County. The Old West and Steampunk merge into one, for a unique and exciting family-friendly event. Saturday is all about the Old West and Sunday is all about Steampunk. Come for one day, or both and enjoy all that the Wild West Steam Fest has to offer, including living history tours, cosplay, workshops, vendors, panels, live performances and more. A weekend pass is $40 for adults and $30 for youth.


May

Orange County Food & Wine Festival
Sunday, May 1, 2022
Marconi Automotive Museum
1302 Industrial Dr, Tustin, CA 92780
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

The Orange County Food & Wine Festival is an annual fundraiser that benefits selected youth charities and programs. Participants will enjoy food and wine from leading Orange County restaurants and wine from California wineries located in Napa, Sonoma, Paso Robles and the Santa Barbara areas. The event will also include gifts, products, travel and entertainment items in our silent and live auctions. The venue showcases a collection of high performance race cars, street cars, and other collector’s vehicles and memorabilia.

Rossmoor Community Festival
Rush Park
3021 Blume Drive, Rossmoor
May 1, 2022
11AM – 4PM
Free Admission

Bring the family out for this fun community event at Rush Park. Activities will include a petting zoo, pony rides, wall climbing, bouncers, games, a trackless train, and more. Participants can join the dog parade or enter your classic in the car show. The festival will also feature live musical performers and entertainment, crafts, vendors, information booths and much more. Bring on the fun!

OC Night Market
May 6-8, 2022 and May 13-15, 2022
OC Fair & Event Center
88 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa, Ca 92626

The first Night Market of the season, the OC Night Market draws thousands of visitors to the OC fairgrounds to enjoy all that delights the senses. Inspired by Asian night markets, visitors can indulge in delicious food and drink from over 100 chefs & food vendors, shop for merch, peruse the goods of talented artisans, participate in games and crafts, enjoy live performances and entertainment, and much more. Additional Night Markets take place in June and August.

May Parade
Chapman Avenue, Orange
May 7, 2022
Parade Begins at 10AM

Come out to the Orange May Parade featuring local schools, businesses, community groups, and non-profits. The parade travels along Chapman Avenue from Cleveland Street to Lemon Street.

Rancho Days Fiesta
May 7, 2022
11AM – 3PM
Heritage Hill Historical Park
25151 Serrano Road, Lake Forest

Learn about Orange County’s history, the Native American tribes that inhabited the area, and the role of Mexican Ranchos. The past comes to life at this exciting community event featuring horse riding and roping demonstrations, music and dancing, pinatas, arts and crafts, and tours of historic buildings including the 1863 Serrano Adobe. Refreshments will be available for purchase.

OC Wine & Spirit Fest
May 7, 2022
Giracci Vineyards & Farms
16162 Jackson Ranch Road, Silverado
11AM – 3PM

The OC Wine and Spirit Fest brings wines from all over the world, plus craft brews, spirits, ciders, and seltzers. Set at beautiful Giracci Vineyards and Farms, this fun, laid back event also features exhibitors, food trucks, and wine pairings. Proceeds from the event benefit local charities and restoration of The Swanner House.

OC Greek Fest
Friday, May 13 5-10PM; Saturday May 14 12-10pm; Sunday May 15; 12-9PM
St. John Greek Orth. Church
405 N. Dale St. Anaheim, CA 92801

The OC Greek Food Festival celebrates the best of Greek food, music, dancing and culture. Experience authentic Greek foods and homemade Greek pastries; traditional Greek dancing and Greek music; an outdoor marketplace and expansive “Kidz Zone” with carnival rides & games and other children’s activities, and much more.

Brea Bonanza Days
Downtown Brea
Brea Boulevard and Birch Street
May 13-15, 2022
Friday: 5:30PM – 10PM
Saturday: 12PM – 10PM
Sunday: 12PM – 7PM

Brea Bonanza Days is a three day country music festival held in the streets of Downtown Brea. The event features vendors and food, live music and dancing, and fun activities for the whole family to enjoy.

Jurassic Trails and Tales
Crown Valley Park
29751 Crown Valley Parkway, Laguna Niguel
May 13 – 15, 2022
4PM – 8PM

Families will see Triceratops, Brachiosaurus, Velociraptors, and T-Rex in their natural environment on a wild prehistoric adventure at Crown Valley Park. This is a can’t miss local favorite so bring the kids and enjoy.

Battle of the Mariachis Festival
Mission San Juan Capistrano
26801 Ortega Highway, San Juan Capistrano
May 14, 2022
Admission is $12-$33

The Annual Battle of the Mariachis Festival is an exciting day-long event featuring live performances by mariachi groups. Attendees will also see the ringing of the historic bells, singing of the National Anthem, additional special performances and awards presentations. There will be food vendors and much more.

2022 Spring Faire
Environmental Nature Center
1601 E. 16th Street, Newport Beach, CA
May 15, 2022
10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Purchase A Spring Faire To Go Bag

This year’s Spring Faire will be a virtual event with the option to pick up To Go bags. Online events include a virtual Craft Crawl and virtual Story Walk, plus play virtual nature games and watch live performances from the Full Circle Stage. See a schedule of the virtual Spring Faire events here. Bid online on Silent Auction items donated by local businesses like wine collections, gift certificates for dinners, craft beer, science kits, and more. Purchase a Spring Faire To Go bag packed in reusable canvas bags donated by EARTHPACK and loaded with goodies including:

  • 1 gallon native plant of your choice (Yarrow, California Sunflower, Arroyo Willow, Black Sage *while supplies last)
  • Goodies & recipes from Savor OC Restaurant Showcase sponsors
  • Spring Themed Science Experiment
  • Spring Themed Craft
  • Children’s nature book
  • Sustainable Butterfly Towel

Crawfish Festival
May 20 – 22, 2022
Fat Friday: 5-11PM
Saturday: 2-11PM
Sunday: 1-9PM
Fountain Valley Sports Park
16400 Brookhurst St, Fountain Valley, CA 92708

Now in its 26th year, the event formerly known as Long Beach Crawfish Festival, has been moved to Orange County, CA as of 2022 with a new venue that is 3x times the size to allow for physical distancing, carnival rides and games, private cabanas, free parking ($20 savings) and more!

Savor the Flavor of New Orleans Right Here in Southern California! Live Music, New Orleans’s most iconic dishes, freshly made Beignets, Private Cabanas, Dance Floor, Free Souvenir EPhoto, Carnival Rides and Games, Second Line Parade, Live Cooking Demonstrations, VIP Lounge, DJ and Dance Lessons, and of course, Live Crawfish (flown in from Louisiana daily) boiled in the world’s largest pots, Karaoke with live Band, Magic and Illusion shows (as seen on America’s Got Talent), Kids Area, and more.

Sweet Street Dessert Festival
May 21, 2022
12:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Downtown Anaheim’s Center Street Promenade

Those extra pounds you worked off with your New Years Resolutions were all in preparation for this moment. Center Street Promenade will be lined with vendors serving up… sweets. You’ll delight in a night for of delicious desserts from vendors like Allie’s Apples, Crepes Bonaparte, Tetee House, Tocumbo, Papa’s Polvoron, The Keto Bakery Box, Oma’s Puffer, and Kona Ice.

Anaheim Children’s Festival
Saturday, May 21, 2022
11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Pearson Park – Harbor Blvd & Sycamore Street

The annual Children’s Festival is a free community event offering arts and crafts and entertainment for the whole family to enjoy a day of fun. Activities inspire kids to engage in the arts and participate in a variety of free lessons including art, dance, and performance. Two stages feature performances and activities featuring karaoke, cultural dance and cheerleading. This exciting family event is sponsored by Muzeo.

Garden Grove Strawberry Festival
May 27-30, 2022
The Village Green at Euclid and Lampson
Friday: 1:00 – 10:00 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday: 10:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Monday: 10:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Free Admission

The Garden Grove Strawberry Festival is the biggest community event of the year. Now in its 62nd year, the annual event held every Memorial Day weekend draws thousands of visitors to enjoy the festival in downtown Garden Grove. The event includes rides and attractions, a parade, contests, celebrities, food, vendors, performances, and much more. Admission is free, but tickets or wristbands are required for rides. Purchase all day wristbands on Friday for $30, or $35 for Saturday, Sunday, and Monday. Individual tickets are $1 each. Don’t miss the highlight of Opening Ceremonies, the world’s largest strawberry shortcake.

Placentia Jazz & Art Festival
Bradford Park – 136 E. Palm Circle, Placentia, CA 92870
2022 TBA
3:00 – 9:00 PM
Adults $20, Children 10-17 $10 through 5/23
Adults $25, Children 10-17 $15 after 5/23 and at the door
Children under 10 are free

The Placentia Jazz & Art Festival supports local music and art programs, with performances by Tuffree MS, El Dorado HS, EdCode quintet led by El Dorado band director Eric Samson, CSUF Latin Band led by Francisco Torres and headliner Grammy-award winning pianist Bill Cunliffe and CSUF Faculty Band. Visit Artist Alley to see local artists and El Dorado HS & Tuffree MS Arts programs. The event also includes an art contest, food, and vendors.

NCS FEST
2022 TBA
Downtown Huntington Beach

NCS Fest is America’s largest comic arts festival, and it’s hitting the streets of Downtown Huntington Beach. Organized by the National Cartoonists Society, the festival is a celebration of comics and cartoon art from around the world. The three-day event will feature appearances by some of the worlds greatest creators, seminars and workshops, exhibitions, signings, and more. Some featured guests include Joe McGarry, Joyce Farmer, Cathy Guisewite, Lalo Alcaraz, Jeff Keane, Dana Claire Simpson and more. Events include a marketplace, Artists Alley, a Family Zone, a giant comic strip creation on the pier, and special ticketed events at the Hyatt Regency. The Main Street Marketplace includes over 150 artists, organizations, and publishers and the Family Zone offers drawing next to professional cartoonists and hands on activities for kids.

Newport Dunes Water Park Summer Kickoff and Boots On The Beach
1131 Back Bay Drive, Newport Beach, CA
TBA
10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
$25 per person

Splash in to summer with the Newport Dunes Summer Kickoff. The Water Park includes brand new inflatables to add to the biggest inflatable obstacle course on the water in Orange County, plus new watercraft rentals. Try out Radiant Rides to light up the water and marine life beneath you.

For all-ages after-dark excitement, stick around for Boots On The Beach and enjoy a country concert, line dancing lessons, food trucks, vendors and more. Performances will be by Garth Live (a Garth Brooks Tribute), Neon Circus (Brooks & Dunn Tribute), and DJ/Host Pepper. $20 per ticket for General Admission.

Anaheim Japan Fair
October 21-23, 2022
Downtown Anaheim
W Center Street Promenade, Anaheim, CA 92805
11:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Celebrate Japanese Culture in Southern California at the very first Anaheim Japan Fair. Visitors will enjoy performances, Japanese cuisine, art, traditions, vendors, entertainment and more. Experience food and drinks from 25 vendors and visit Angels Baseball who will be onsite with giveaways. Food vendors include Tenkatori, Sushi Boy, Katsu Brothers, Choya, Hakutsuru Sake, Honey & Butter, Drizzle, and more. Take part in the calligraphy and origami workshops and enjoy mingling with the community at this exciting cultural event.

Stanton Summer Kick Off
2022 TBA
Stanton Central Park
11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Kick off summer with friends and family at Stanton Central Park! If you’re in the mood for crafts, field games, or feel like splashing around in the splash pad, this is your event. Light refreshments may be provided, but they recommend turning this fun filled day into a picnic that you, and your family and friends can enjoy.


June

Newport Beach Jazz Festival
June 3-5, 2022
Hyatt Regency Newport Beach
1107 Jamboree Rd, Newport Beach, CA 92660
Tickets: $125+

The Newport Beach Jazz Festival is a three-day event featuring world-class Jazz, R&B, and Soul music with Anthony Hamilton, Tower of Power, Sheila E., Damien Escobar, Lalah Hathaway, RnR ft. Rick Braun + Richard Elliot, Mindi Abair, Sheléa and many more throughout the weekend!

Mission Fest
June 4, 2022
The Outpost At Rancho Mission Viejo Riding Park
30753 La Pata Road, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675

The Mission Fest is San Juan Capistrano’s premier music, food, and wine event featuring live music, games and activities, beer and wine, and more. Musical performances by:

  • Chase Rice

OPA Family Picnic & Fair Fundraiser
June 4, 2022
Salem Church – 6500 E. Santiago Canyon, Orange, CA
11AM – 3PM
Free admission

Bring out the family to enjoy a day of old fashioned fun in Orange Park Acres. There will be carnival games, food, family games, competitions and contests, and more.

Tustin Street Fair & Chili Cook Off
El Camino Real & E. Main St. Tustin, CA 92780
June 5, 2022
11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

The Tustin Street Fair & Chili Cook Off is held every year in Old Town Tustin. The World’s largest single-day chili cook-off features carnival rides and games, a family plaza, family friendly contests, beer and wine booths, food booths, craft and vendor booths, entertainment, and music. The Street Fair and Chili Cook off is an exciting community event for the whole family.

Island Rodeo: Boots, Chaps, and Cowboy Hats – Balboa Island Parade
Sunday, June 5, 2022
11:00AM

Come out and enjoy the Balboa Island Parade the join in the after party in front of the fire station with live music by the country western band Whiskey Hayride. Fun for the whole family.

Irish Fair & Music Festival
Moved to The Pike In Long Beach
95 S. Pine Ave., Long Beach
June 11 & 12, 2022
10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

A celebration of all things Irish. General admission for a two day pass is $40 and a one day pass will be between $20-$25. Enjoy live music, good food, Irish music lessons, land bubble rollers, task force laser tag, and so much more!

Summer Suds Brewfest
June 18, 2022
Fountain Valley Sports Park
16400 Brookhurst Street, Fountain Valley
12PM – 4PM

Come enjoy 40+ craft breweries with over 100 beers to taste plus a selection of kombucha tea, seltzers and food tastings to enjoy. Event includes live performances from local bands, a giant party game arena for some friendly competition, beer magicians and some of SoCal’s best food vendors cuisine. Summer Suds Brewfest is a proud partner of Fountain Valley Community Foundation. After the Brewfest, head over to the Fountain Valley Summerfest, also at the Sports Park from 4-11PM.

Fountain Valley SummerFest
June 16 – June 19, 2022
Fountain Valley Sports Park
16400 Brookhurst St., Fountain Valley
General Admission: $5 – Tickets are required for everyone age 5 and over

Hours: Thursday 5PM – 10PM, Friday 5PM – 11PM, Saturday 2PM – 11PM, Sunday 12PM – 8PM

SummerFest is back! This year, occupancy will be limited so be sure to purchase your tickets in advance. This year’s event will include live bands performing on stage, rides, fireworks, food and a beer garden. Fireworks will take place around 8:45 PM on Friday and Saturday. Free parking will be available. VIP parking is $10 in Lots 3 and 8.

Main Stage Concerts

Thursday, June 16

  • 5:30-7 p.m.: Aeromyth
  • 8-9:30 p.m.: China Grove

Friday, June 17

  • 5:30-8:00 p.m.: Thank U Drive Thru
  • 9:00-11:00 p.m.: Redneck Rodeo

Saturday, June 18

  • 3:30-5:30 p.m.: Flashback Heart Attack
  • 6:30-8:00 p.m.: Weekend Dance Explosion
  • 9-11 p.m.: LA Soundmachine

Sunday, June 19

  • 12:30-2 p.m.: Yachty By Nature
  • 3-5 p.m.: DSB (Journey tribute)
  • 6-8 p.m.: Tijuana Dogs (Cover Band)

Community Stage Entertainment

  • Huntington Beach Singers Company
  • St Simon and Jude Dolphinette Cheer Squad
  • FVHS Chamber Strings
  • FVHS Jazz Band
  • Free to Be Me – Dynamix Performance Troupe
  • Voice(s) of FVHS – Paige Taylor, Tricia Tran
  • Kelela Rose Dance Studio
  • Beach Cities Dance Studio
  • MYART’s Showcase Troupe
  • Complex Concepts
  • Let there Be Rock School Bands
  • Grupo Folklorico Desafio
  • Backpfeifengesicht – Fulton Rock Band
  • FVSD Middle School Choirs
  • Accidental Tendencies
  • Tiffany Dennis Duet

Carnival Rides

There will be more than 20 carnival rides including the Century Ferris Wheel, the Zipper, Kamikaze, Vertigo, and more. Ride tickets will be sold at the event.

1 Ticket = $1.25
20 Tickets = $20
50 Tickets = $45

Unlimited Ride Wristbands are available Friday-Sunday for $40 per person per day

Thursday Preview Night: ALL RIDES $2.

OC Night Market
OC Fair & Event Center
88 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa, Ca 92626
June 17-19, 2022

The second Night Market of the season! The OC Night Market draws thousands of visitors to Costa Mesa’s OC fairgrounds for a sensory sensation. Inspired by traditional Asian night markets, visitors indulge in a huge array of food and drink from more than 100 chefs & food vendors. Plus, shop for merch, peruse the goods of talented artisans and makers, participate in games and crafts, enjoy live entertainment, and more. There will be one more Night Market in August.

Cypress Summerfest
June 18, 2022
Cypress Civic Green
5275 Orange Ave, Cypress

Come out to the Cypress Summerfest for a magic show at 5PM, and from 6PM to 8PM there will be crafts, games, activities, booths, and food trucks. At 8PM, there will be a screening of Encanto on the Green.

Doheny Surf & Art Festival
June 25-26, 2022
25300 Dana Point Harbor Drive, Dana Point, CA 92629
9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

The Doheny Surf & Art Festival is an annual event at Doheny State Beach in Dana Point that celebrates the surf culture, art, and lifestyle of Southern California. This family-friendly event features a variety of activities and events including a vendor village, arts and collectibles, surf contests for kids and adults, a surf tricks exhibition, a beer garden, classic cars, live entertainment, dancing, demonstrations, and more. This event is definitely worth a trip. Visitors to Doheny State Beach will find a visitors center with an aquarium featuring 6 tanks with tidepool displays and local marine life. Beach front camping is available here with 33 sites just steps from the sand. Call in advance to reserve your spot.

Irvine Greek Fest
June 24 – 26, 2022
St. Paul’s Greek Orthodox Church Irvine
4949 Alton Parkway, Irvine
Friday: 5PM – 10PM
Saturday: 12PM – 10PM
Sunday: 12PM – 9PM
$3 per person; Children under 10 are free

Irvine Greek Fest – A Taste of Greece 42nd Annual Irvine Greek Fest on June 24, 25, and 26. Hosted by Orange County’s largest Greek Orthodox congregation, the Greek Fest offers a variety of traditional Greek food and pastries, live music by the Takis Kokotas Band and authentic Greek folk dance, kids’ play zone, boutique booths, a Greek Plaka (marketplace) plus church tours to learn about the ancient faith of Orthodox Christianity. Explore beautiful mosaic art inside the church comprised of millions of mosaic glass pieces making up more than 5,000 square feet. The traditional Greek menu includes chicken, lamb, Greek French fries, Gyros, Pastichio (Greek lasagna), Loukaniko (Greek sausage), Spanakopita (spinach and Feta cheese pie), Dolmathes (stuffed grape leaves with meat and rice), and Greek Salad. Don’t forget to try the authentic Greek pastries such as Baklava, Greek cookies, and cakes. This family event is perfect for all ages. **Free festival admission to seniors 65+ on Saturday 12PM to 5pm. Veterans, active service military and families, and first responders are always free.

Sawdust Festival
June 24 – August 28, 2022
935 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach, CA 92651
Sunday – Thursday 11AM – 7PM
Friday & Saturday 11AM – 10PM
General Admission $10, Seniors 65+ $7, Children 6-12 $5, Free for ages 5 and under

The Sawdust Festival began in 1966 and has become a well-known annual event in Laguna Beach featuring artwork from over 200 local artists including paintings, sculpture, photography, clothing, and more. The festival includes a variety of special events throughout the summer including theme days. Visitors can also enjoy Taco Tuesday, Art Alive!, fashion shows, auctions, and live entertainment from musical acts and roving performers. Food and refreshments are available for purchase at the festival from a selection of vendors including the Sawdust Saloon, Fran’s Popcorn, Evan’s Gourmet Bistro, and more. The family friendly event offers something for art lovers of all interests. At classes are also available during the Sawdust Festival.

Sugar Plum’s Summer Festival
2022 TBA
Thursday & Friday: 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
8320 On the Mall, Buena Park, CA 90620

This event is for all arts and crafts fans. Visit this festival to pick from an array of handmade crafts, holiday home décor, garden accessories, unique personalized gifts, clothing, jewelry and much more! Sugar Plum Festivals are proud to be your one stop shop for all of your holiday décor and home and garden needs.

OC MusicFest
Lakeview Park – 5305 E. Santiago Canyon Rd, Silverado, CA 92676
Postponed to June 16-18, 2023
Tickets: $100 – $175

The OC MusicFest features more than 15 bands during this weekend music and camping event. Children 12 and under are free at this all-ages event. Tickets can be purchased here. 2021 Lineup included:

  • Cubensis
  • Jerry Duty
  • GrooveSession
  • Shaky Feelin
  • Robert Jon & The Wreck
  • Universe Peoples
  • Brett Davis Experience
  • Hempstring Orchestra
  • The Great Divide
  • Sanford Street
  • Great North Special
  • Painted in Light
  • Dawgful Dead
  • Astral Arc
  • Spiral Eye
  • OC Jam Stars w/ Mark Masson

Summer Roots Craft Beer & Music Festival
Oak Canyon Park – 5305 E. Santiago Canyon Rd., Silverado, CA
2022 TBA
Tickets: Varying levels $39-$129

The Summer Roots Craft Beer and Music Festival includes live performances from reggae artists, including:

  • Fortunate Youth
  • The Expendables
  • Pacific Dub
  • Arise Roots
  • Eli-Mac
  • Bikini Trill
  • Roots of Mine
  • And More to be announced!!!

Guests 21+ can purchase a tasting pass and enjoy unlimited samples from over 100 different beers from local favorites and regional breweries, plus a cigar lounge. Food trucks & vendors will be on site for purchase and vegan options will be available. Kids 10 and under are free at this all ages event.

Anaheim Packing House Summer Citrus Celebration
Anaheim Packing District
440 S. Anaheim Blvd. Anaheim, CA 92805
TBA

Celebrate 100 years of the Historic Anaheim Packing House with a day packed with events for the whole family. Event activities include free historical tours hosted by the Anaheim Historical Society, free classes by Master Gardeners at Farmers Park, live performances, a Citrus Centennial Cocktail Garden, community art projects, vendors, and more.


July


Brea Country Fair
July 4, 2022
City Hall Park – 401 S. Brea Blvd., Brea, CA
9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Come out for the annual Brea Country Fair for food, games, kids activities, rides, live entertainment and more. Auto enthusiasts can bring their cars and park on Walnut to reconnect and view other classics and custom cars.

Festival of Arts
July 5 – September 2, 2022
650 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach, CA 92651
Monday – Thursday 4:00 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.
Friday – Sunday 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 p.m.

The Festival of Arts of Laguna Beach is a community tradition that has taken place since 1932, along with Pageant of the Masters. The Festival displays artwork from 140 artists from Orange County, displaying all forms of art including paintings, jewelry, clothing, wood, sculpture, and more, most of which is available to purchase. The event also features art workshops for all ages, demonstrations, art tours, live entertainment and more. There are on-site restaurants to enjoy and a variety of special events including concerts on the green, fashion shows, Tribute Tuesdays, Art & Story Time, Family Art Day, and more.

Pageant of the Masters
July 7 – September 2, 2022
650 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach, CA 92651
Showtimes vary

The Pageant of the Masters is a Laguna Beach tradition that began in 1932. Every year, the community comes together to put on a 90-minute theatrical performance, bringing a selected classic or contemporary artwork to life on stage with live actors, recreated artwork as the set, and musical accompaniment by a full orchestra. A narrator tells the story of the famous work of art, taking audience members through a theatrical experience unlike any other. Guests are allowed to bring their own food and drinks, and guests over 21 may bring their own alcohol. There are also two on-site restaurants to purchase food and drinks at the event. Attendees to the Pageant of the Masters may also enjoy the Festival of Arts event.

Sad Summer Music Festival
July 9, 2022
City National Grove Of Anaheim
2200 E. Katella Ave, Anaheim, CA 92806

Feeling emo? Check out the Sad Summer Music Festival at The City National Grove of Anaheim with musical guests:

  • Waterparks
  • Neck Deep
  • Mayday Parade
  • State Champs
  • Hot Mulligan
  • Against The Current
  • The Summer Set
  • Magnolia Park

Orange County Fair
88 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa, CA 92626
July 15 – August 14, 2022
Open Wednesday through Sunday until Midnight
General Admission (13-59) $12 Wednesday – Friday, $14 Saturday & Sunday
Youth & Seniors $7 (ages 5 and under are free)
Parking $10 per car

The Orange County Fair is the event of the summer. People from all over Southern California can come to the family friendly event at the Orange County Fairgrounds. The delicious fair food will delight diners big and small with eats and treats for every appetite from traditional favorites like roasted corn on the cob and funnel cake, to new and unique options like Caramel Crack Fries and spaghetti donuts. The Pacific Amphitheater will feature headlining musical acts and performances, and local entertainment is featured in The Hangar. Take a ride on the Ferris Wheel and other classic fair rides in the midway or try your hand at winning at one of the many carnival games here. Exhibits, shopping, vendor display booths, and special events are located throughout the fairgrounds. Get your fill of action at the Sports Arena with rodeos, derbies, monster trucks and much more.

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San Clemente Ocean Festival
San Clemente Beach & Pier
622 Avenida Del Mar, San Clemente
July 16 & 17, 2022

The San Clemente Ocean Festival is one of the premier Orange County surf events featuring two days packed with competitions and activities for families and athletes of all skill levels. Events include Dory Boat races, beach runs, surf competitions, sand sculpting contest, vintage car exhibits, art shows, and a youth pavilion with arts and crafts, live entertainment, and more.

Food Truck Festival
July 15, 2022
Ehlers Event Center – 8150 Knott Ave, Buena Park
5PM-8PM

Come out to purchase food from a variety of some of the best food trucks in SoCal and enjoy live music from Bumptown.

US Open of Surfing
Huntington Beach Pier
Main Street & Pacific Coast Highway
July 30 – August 7, 2022

Orange County’s very own Huntington Beach is home of the largest surf competition and festival in the world, the US Open of Surfing. The 2022 event will be presented by Shiseido. Every year, downtown Huntington Beach becomes the epicenter of all-things surfing for nine days while world-renowned surfers compete for one of the largest surf competition purses in the industry. The event also includes competitions for BMX and skateboarding plus vendors and exhibitors, demos and samples, movie premiers and more.

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August


La Habra Host Lions Club Pasta Fest & Car Show
August 6, 2022
5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
La Habra Community Center – 101 W. La Habra Blvd., La Habra CA
Tickets: $25 per person

Come out for an evening of family fun! Enjoy a pasta dinner and other activities including a car show, ice cream truck, kids corner, escape room, entertainment and more.

Festival of the Butterflies
August 6, 2022
10am – 4pm
Los Rios Park
31791 Los Rios St, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675

This free event features garden tours with butterfly experts and educators, live music, children’s activities, a butterfly café and much more.

Brea Fest
August 12, 2022
6:30PM – 10:00PM
Brea Civic and Cultural Center

This free event includes $4 food and drink tickets with a variety of vendors, beer and wine, live music and entertainment, art exhibits, kids activities, and more.

Fiesta Music Festival
August 14, 2022
10AM – 7PM
100 & 200 Blocks of Avenida Del Mar, San Clemente, CA 92672
Free Admission

Come out for an all-day celebration with live music, vendor booths, non-profits, games, arts and crafts, kids activities, contests, exhibits by the US Air Force, and more.

Entertainment Schedule:

STAGE 1- Top Of Del Mar
10:00 a.m. – 6 Ways to Sunday
10:45 a.m. – Hula Hoop Contest
11:15 a.m. – Mesa Lanes
12:15 p.m. – Cinco Hombres
1:15 p.m. – Gibroni’s Pizza Eating Contest
1:45 p.m. – No Pressure
2:30 p.m. – Rocket Fizz Bubble Gum Blowing Contest
3:00 p.m. – Repeater
4:00 p.m. – Laxi
5:15 p.m. – Following Sea

STAGE 2- Center Of Del Mar
10:00 a.m. – Ballet Academy & Movement
11:00 a.m. – Ruben Levi Rhodes
12:15 p.m. – 16 Again
1:30 p. m. – Common Sense
2:45 p.m. – Pounded by the Surf
4:00 p.m. – Swami John Reis
5:15 p.m. – Tunnel Vision

STAGE 3- Bottom Of Del Mar
10:15 a.m. – Megan Malerie
11:00 a.m. – Dale Hight Band (DHB)
11:45 a.m. – Jump Rope Contest
12:15 p.m. – Color of Sound
1:00 p.m. – Musical Chairs Contest
1:45 p.m. – Grooveswitch
2:15 p.m. – Freeze Dance Contest
2:45 p.m. – Lar Couso & Richard Shrove
3:45 p.m. – Chancers
5:00 p.m. – Saltwater Kings

BBQ Music Fest
August 19-21, 2022
Fountain Valley Sports Park
16400 Brookhurst Street, Fountain Valley, CA 92708
$5 Friday Admission (5PM-11PM)
$15 Admission on Saturday and Sunday at the gate (12-11PM Sat., 12-8PM Sun.)
Children under 12 and parking are free

Come out to the BBQ Music Fest and feast on phenomenal food from local and national award-winning pitmasters, from pulled pork sandwiches to fall-off-the-bone finger-licking good ribs and chicken. And you won’t want to miss the All You Can Eat VIP Rib Village. There are multiple competitions, roaming cowboys, live music, cooking demonstrations, strolling magicians, kids activity area, animal shows and petting zoo, live reptile exhibit, karaoke with live bands, local artisans, and more.

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Sea Country Festival
August 26-August 28, 2022
23804 El Lazo, Laguna Niguel
Free Admission

The three day family friendly festival celebrates the end of summer with music, games, rides, food, and many more activities and attractions. Wristbands for rides can be purchased in advance for $35 at Crown Valley Community Center from August 1 – August 25. The festival is open on Friday from 5-10PM, Saturday 12-10PM, and Sunday 12-9PM. There will be live performances from Ava August, 4 Alarm Band, and more. There will also be a beer and wine garden.

Labor Day Cruise
2022 TBA
88 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa, California 92626

The Great Labor Day Cruise will celebrate their 38th anniversary this year. This event is presented by OCCA, Inc. OCCA is a Not-For-Profit Organization and their events throughout the year are made possible by the volunteers.
At this event, spectators will be able see well over 1,000 pre-1987 vintage autos, classics and street rods. This event is not only a car show, but a true family event that everyone can enjoy.


September

Orange International Street Fair
September 2 – 4, 2022
Old Towne Orange Plaza at Glassell & Chapman
5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday & Sunday
Free admission
Free street parking in surrounding neighborhoods
Fees collected at public lots

The Orange International Street Fair started in 1973 and highlights food and entertainment of the different cultures throughout the world. Participants can sample and purchase food from Germany, Polynesia, Italy, Greece, Asia, Lebanon, Mexico, and more. Little one’s will enjoy Children’s Street with an entire section dedicated to entertaining and educating through games, crafts, and snacks. Informational booths and vendors selling goods line the streets and multiple stages throughout the area provide culturally diverse live entertainment. Alcohol sales will end at 9PM nightly.

Civil War Days
September 3 & 4, 2022
Huntington Beach Central Park
18381 Goldenwest St, Huntington Beach, CA 92648

The Huntington Beach Civil War Days event is a live historical reenactment held in Central Park behind the Huntington Beach Central Library. Event attendees will see reenactments of battles complete with cannons, soldiers, and horses, tent camps that are open for the public to observe, readings of the Gettysburg Address, twilight concerts, reenactments of political rallies for the Election of 1860, weapons demonstration, and more. Meet President Lincoln, General Grant, and other historic figures from the Civil War plus visit Reedsburg, a historic civilian town, and learn about what life was like in the 19th century. in There is also a reenactment swap meet that features vintage and antique items, period costumes, books, toys, and more. Stay for the Saturday night taco dinner open to the public and mingle with the actors for $8.

OC Yoga Festival
September 3 & 4, 2022
7:30 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Huntington Beach

All yoga lovers are invited to attend the OC Yoga Festival in Huntington Beach. This event will be hosted by the top yoga studios in the area. Some of the activities include a 5k fun-run, classes and demonstrations, meditation & sound healing, workshops, talks, live music, a DJ and dance party, and over 80 vendors! Get access to unlimited yoga classes with a VIP ticket (single day and two-day tickets are available). General Admission tickets get you access to one class.

Original Lobster Festival
September 9-11, 2022
Fountain Valley Sports Park
16400 Brookhurst Street, Fountain Valley, CA 92708
Friday: 5PM – 11PM
Saturday: 12PM – 11PM
Sunday: 12PM – 9PM

You won’t want to miss this celebration. You’ll enjoy live performances, carnival rides and games, a DJ and dance lessons, karaoke lounge, live sports tent, magic show, arts and crafts, kids activities, and so much more. And to top it off, fresh Maine Lobster. Ticket prices vary. If you go for the VIP pass, you’ll get a shaded lounge area for dining, front line meal privileges drink of your choice, and more. View ticket options and purchase your passes here.

Dana Point Maritime Festival
September 9-11, 2022
Dana Point Harbor, 24200 Dana Point Harbor Drive
Friday, 4PM – 10PM; Saturday & Sunday 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. (Some activities go later)
Tickets are required for admission: $15+
Some activities require an additional purchase

Celebrate California’s maritime history at the annual Maritime Festival, formerly known as the Tall Ships Festival, in Dana Point. The 2022 event will include historical reenactors working as crews on the ships and living history displays that include adventures with pirates and mermaids, cannon fights, and tours of the ships. Participate in the tall ship Parade of Sails and enjoy a trip sailing on the ocean, or enjoy Sails ‘n Ales for a craft brewery tasting experience and views of the Parade of Sails. Kids will enjoy having breakfast with a mermaid or learning to be a pirate at Cap’n Jacks Pirate School. Throughout the weekend, the festival will have many activities for the whole family to enjoy from squid dissections and sailor’s life tours to candle making, gold panning, and knot tying. There will be plenty of food available for purchase from local restaurants and food trucks. There will also be live music to enjoy. Bring the family and enjoy a day at the harbor for this fun annual event.

Brew Ha Ha
September 10, 2022
Oak Canyon Park: 5305 E. Santiago Canyon Rd., Silverado, CA
1PM – 9PM

Brew Ha Ha features a day of craft beer tasting with a ska and ska punk lineup of all-star musical guests. Get unlimited beer tastings until 4PM. Choose from over 160 craft beers and get a commemorative festival cup. Food trucks and vendors will also be on site. Tickets are $39 – $59 for general admission, and $59-$79 for VIP. Non drinking tickets are $29. Musical guests include:

  • No Duh
  • Green Today
  • Blink 180-True
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Orange County Wine Fest
September 10 & 11, 2022
OC Fair & Event Center
88 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa, CA
Admission: $60-$105
Parking: $10

Enjoy three hours of wine tasting from 30+ wineries pouring 100+ wines, happening September 10 & 11 at The Hangar at OC Fair & Event Center. From crisp, refreshing whites to deep-flavored reds, whatever your preferred grape, you’ll find plenty to discover and love at the Orange County Wine Fest.

Choose from three 3-hour sessions for your wine tasting experience. Ticket prices vary by day and session. VIP tickets are available and include VIP lounge and 30 minutes of early access. All tickets include a complementary wine glass.

There are also local vendors to shop from and panels to attend, plus food trucks to purchase food from. Must be 21 and over to attend.

Anaheim Craft & Vintage Fair
September 17, 2022
9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Annunciation Byzantine Catholic Church
995 N. West St. Anaheim, CA

This free event features local crafters, vintage vendors, and local artists with unique goods and food items for sale. This event is free to the public.

San Juan Capistrano Greek Festival
September 24 & 25, 2022
San Juan Capistrano Community Center
25925 Camino Del Avion, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
Saturday: 11:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.; Sunday: 12:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
$3 General Admission
Free admission for children 12 and under, Active military, and First Responders

The annual San Juan Capistrano Greek Festival is returning in September at the San Juan Capistrano Community Center. Come out for a weekend of fun celebrating Greek culture through dancing lessons, performances, live music, a market with vendors, children’s activities, and food and drink available to purchase. Try a delicious gyro or decadent Greek pastries and enjoy shopping, dancing, and exploring the event all weekend long.

Festival of Children
South Coast Plaza, 3333 Bristol St, Costa Mesa, CA 92626
September 2022

The month of September is National Child Awareness Month. For over 17 years, the Festival of Children has raised awareness for charities and organizations that work to improve the lives of children in the United States. The event features a variety of fun, family focused entertainment and activities including free Lego builds, face painting, performances by local groups, Back to School Fashion Shows, construction with canned goods, and so much more. Come out and support these great sponsors and learn how you can help improve the lives of children in your own community and around the country.

Oktoberfest
Old World Huntington Beach, 7561 Center Avenue
September 18 – November 6, 2022
Open Wednesday through Sunday, times vary
Wednesday & Thursday, Free admission; Friday $10 – $25; Saturday $15-$25; Sunday $10 – $12
Free admission with valid Military ID every day

Get discounted Oktoberfest HB tickets through Goldstar discount tickets.

Old World Huntington Beach has hosted Orange County’s biggest Oktoberfest celebration since 1977. The annual festival features traditional German food, German bands, competitions, events, and German beer. Old World is a small village-like area known for it’s traditional German restaurant and fun special events. Enjoy some of the best Bratwurst in town, sauerkraut, German potato salad and much more. Participants won’t want to miss the Oktoberfest Parade that travels through nearby Bella Terra shopping center and ends at the Old World Festival Hall. The parade will include historic horse-drawn carriages, traditionally decorated floats, and the Oktoberfest bands.

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Los Al Street Fair
September 23 & 24, 2022

The Los Al street fair takes place on Florista, Reagan, and Pine Streets, and features a vendor fair, car show, touch a truck, kids zone, performances, beer garden and much more. You can also participate in one of two race events, The Glow Run on the 23rd is an after-dark race, and the 5K/10K takes place on Saturday morning. The Los Al Street Fair coincides with the Week of Los Al celebration that runs from September 16-24 and features Race Los Al, Bikes and Bites (September 17), and Los Al Family Day (September 18).

La Habra Corn Festival
September 23-25, 2022
**Postponed to November 11-13, 2022**
El Centro Lions Park – 320 E Erna Ave, La Habra, CA 90631
Friday: 5:30PM – 11PM
Saturday: Parade at 9:30AM, Festival 11AM – 11PM
Sunday: 11AM – 8PM

An annual tradition featuring live entertainment, music, food, games, rides, and a marketplace. Don’t miss the parade on Saturday morning!

Cypress Community Festival
Oak Knoll Park
5700 Orange Ave, Cypress, CA 90630
September 30 – October 1, 2022
9/30 – 5PM – 10PM
10/1 – 2PM – 10PM

The Cypress Community Festival is a celebration that originated when Cypress was a community with more cows than people, and the town was called Dairy City. and is followed by a day packed full of events including a car show, chili and salsa cook off, vendor and information booths, a business expo, arts and crafts activities, live entertainment, games and rides, public safety island with booths and demonstrations from local police and firefighters, softball games, and more. Headliners for 2022 are No Duh on Friday night, and TUPUA and Knyght Ryder on Saturday.

Tustin Tiller Days
September 30 – October 2, 2022

Columbus Tustin Park
17522 Beneta Way, Tustin, CA 92780
Friday: 4:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m., Saturday: 11:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m., Sunday: 11:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Free admission
$10 event parking, or free street parking where available

Tustin Tiller Days has been a regular tradition since 1957, celebrating Orange County’s agricultural heritage. Local non-profit organizations get the opportunity to promote their cause and raise funds, while participants enjoy carnival rides and games, delicious foods, and browsing booths of local merchants and artisans.

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Lobsterfest
2022 TBA
100 Civic Center Drive, Newport Beach, California 92660
2:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Head to Newport Beach to celebrate Lobsterfest! This event will be a celebration of summer. Visitors will have fun and entertainment designed just for them. Whole Maine lobsters will be flown in fresh the morning of the event and will be prepared alongside with NY Strip Steak, red potatoes, a fresh salad, and more delicious food. While enjoying your delicious meal, you will also enjoy live entertainment that will make your day more enjoyable.

The Vintage Food & Wine Festival
2022 TBA
Mission San Juan Capistrano
26801 Ortega Hwy, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
$150+

The annual Vintage Food & Wine Festival is held at the historic Mission San Juan Capistrano and features delicious dishes from over 40 dining establishments, plus samples from local wineries, breweries, and spirit makers. The event includes live music and an opportunity drawing. Ticket prices include unlimited tastes for the evening. Optional mixed drinks from the no-host bar are available for purchase. Don’t miss this exciting annual event that features the best bites and beverages that San Juan Capistrano has to offer. This is a 21 and over event.

Balboa Island Carnival & Taste of the Island
2022 TBA
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Balboa Island, 200 Block of Marine Avenue

Bring in the fall season with fun and games in Newport Beach at Balboa Island. Marine Avenue, Balboa Island’s main route will close to traffic and offer food and activities for the whole family. Activities at the Carnival and Taste of the Island event include food stations, a pie eating contest, raffles and prizes, carnival games and a dunk tank, rides, a bungee jump, live music and more.


October

The Pacific Airshow
Friday, September 30 – Sunday, October 2, 2022
Huntington Beach Pier
Ticket prices vary
Airshow: 10:30AM – 4:30PM daily
Beach & Street Festival: All day

The Pacific Airshow is coming to Huntington Beach once again. All weekend long, viewers will enjoy flyovers and performances from a variety of planes including The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds, T-33 “Ace Maker”, the FedEx 757, Canadian Forces Snowbirds, The Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team – The Red Arrows, Mike Wiskus Lucas Oil Aerobatics, and Lyon’s Air Museum C-47 Dakota “Willa Jean”, and many more. In addition to air displays, the beach and pier will feature festival activities and vendors. The main seating area for the air show that requires tickets will be on the south side of the pier. Ticket prices vary, beginning at $20 for early bird general seating and extending to over $1000 for group tables. Parking for the event is in the Huntington City and State Beach lots, or farther down at Bolsa Chica State Beach. Street parking may be found in the nearby communities. Beach parking fills up early.

Afterburner Music Festival
Postponed to 2023

Official after party of the Pacific Airshow
Cancelled

After the Pacific Airshow, hit the sand for performances by:

Friday:

Saturday:

You won’t want to miss this epic music festival in Huntington Beach.

St. Simon & Jude Annual Fall Festival
September 30 – October 2, 2022
20444 Magnolia Street, Huntington Beach
Friday: 5PM-11PM
Saturday: 12PM – 11PM
Sunday: 12PM – 9PM

St. Simon and Jude Catholic Church hosts one of the areas best small-scale community fairs. Come out and enjoy live entertainment, games and rides, fair food, a talent show, and more.

Live Entertainment:

  • Friday: The Fenians 7:00 p.m.
  • Saturday: Mark Easterday & The 40oz. Band 6:00 p.m.
  • Sunday: Kid’s Talent Show 12:45 p.m.
  • Sunday: Tijuana Dogs 5:00 p.m.

Orange County Children’s Book Festival
October 2, 2022
Orange Coast College
2701 Fairview Rd., Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Free parking and admission

The Children’s Book Festival in Orange County is live for 2022!
The OCCBF produced back-to-back virtual events in 2020 and 2021 that attracted global viewers from more than 15 countries and inspired tens of thousands of children to read. That was then and this is now. This year, there will be:
– Outstanding film & TV celebrity headliners
– Meeting and greeting bestselling authors & professional studio illustrators
– Book signings
– Six separate and unique stages offering readings, drawing demonstrations, multicultural and bilingual presentations, & live animal exhibitions, planetarium & S.T.E.A.M. presentations
– Educational advocates
– Family friendly entertainment
– Food trucks
– Free admission & free parking

First Annual Heritage Day Festival
October 2, 2022
12PM – 6PM
Laguna Hills Community Center & Sports Complex
25555 Alicia Parkway, Laguna Hills, CA
Free Admission

The first annual Fall Historical Family Festival will celebrate the past, present, and future of Laguna Hills. Event includes historic presentations, time capsule burial, chili cook off, pie eating contest, wild west reenactors, blacksmith demonstrations, rides and games, roping and horsemanship lessons, live music, and much more. Plenty of fun for the whole family!

Annual Newport Beach Sandcastle Contest
October 2, 2022
10AM – 4:30PM
Corona Del Mar State Beach
3100 Ocean Blvd., Newport Beach, CA

The theme for the 60th annual Newport Beach Sandcastle Contest is California Dreamin’, to celebrate all the beauty of the Golden State. Sign up in advance to compete, or just come out as a spectator to view all of the amazing creations.

Silverado Country Fair & Folk Festival
October 8-9, 2022

Silverado Community Center – 27641 Silverado Canyon Rd, Silverado, CA, 92676
Saturday Fair: 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., Saturday Live Music until 10:00 p.m., Sunday: 10:00 a.m. to dusk.
Adults $10, Kids ages 4-12 $5, Saturday Night Music Fest $10

The Silverado Country Fair & Folk Festival has been a community tradition since 1970. The event kicks off Saturday morning at 9:00 a.m. with the “Unparade” led by the notorious wagon driven Silverado Outlaws! The unparade will include Western horseback riders, members of the Acjachemen tribe, scouts, dancers, and classic cars along Silverado Canyon Road to the “fairgrounds. Watch out for the live action robbery and gunfight at the Silverado Café and Canyon Market. Wear your favorite hillbilly western wear and join the fair to enjoy music from folk and country bands, local arts & crafts merchants, 1800s period activities, fun contests, delicious food, a kid’s pumpkin patch, and much more. Don’t miss the wild west reenactments throughout the weekend and enjoy the demonstrations, dancing, food, and fun.

Irvine Global Village Festival
Orange County Great Park – 6950 Marine Way, Irvine, CA
October 8, 2022
10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Ticket prices TBA

The Irvine Global Village Festival celebrates cultures from around the world, with music and performances by musical groups and entertainers. Multi-cultural food will be available to purchase from local restaurants and food trucks. Shop for international goods from vendors and artisans offering textiles, gifts, crafts, and art. The Kid’s Village will include kid-inspired music, crafts, sports, and games, as well as kid-friendly food options. Demonstrations will take place throughout the day including martial arts, tennis, crafting, music, and dancing. Educational and interactive exhibits will be available for guests to learn and enjoy.

Elvis Festival
October 9, 2022
10 AM – 6PM
Historic Main Street Garden Grove
Free admission
Free parking

The Annual Elvis festival is back at Garden Grove, and this year’s celebration is a extra special. This year they will be celebrating the Platinum Anniversary! The Elvis Festival Ambassador for the 21st year will be Kirk Wall of Krazy Kirk and the Hillbillies. Audience members will be treated to bluegrass versions of the the eternally loved Elvis Presley. That’s only the beginning of the performances and it doesn’t stop there. Food trucks will be the event, showcasing all of their Elvis themed menu items, along with many restaurants and businesses on Main Street.

Silverado Days
October 14 – 16, 2022
William Peak Park
7225 El Dorado Dr, Buena Park, CA 90620
Free admission & parking

The annual Silverado Days event in Buena Park hosted by the Buena Park Noon Lions club features 15 food booths, 90 arts & crafts booths and 30 carnival rides and games to share with your family and friends. There will be music, contests, chili cook off, corn hole tournament, and much more. Bring the family and enjoy all the festivities.

OC Japan Fair
October 21 – 23, 2022
OC Fair & Event Center – 88 Fair Dr. Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Friday: 5-11 pm; Saturday: 12 pm – 10 pm; Sunday: 10 am – 5 pm
Admission: $10 (free for ages 6 and under, and 65+); Parking $10

Immerse yourself in Japanese culture at the OC Japan Fair – one of the largest cultural celebrations in SoCal. Live performances from young and famous Japanese stars plus an anime cosplay show, Kimono models, and J-Pop music. Choose from over 25 food vendors to indulge in umami or something on the sweeter side – from Rice Balls of Fire and drinks from the Bonks Lab, to ramen and sushi – you won’t leave hungry. Try out traditional craft workshops to learn the art of calligraphy or a new family game to play with the family. Over 40 vendors will be on-site to satisfy your urge to shop. Whether you’re looking for something to add to your anime collection or searching for some sweet unique artwork, you’ll find it here.

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626 Night Market
2022 TBA
4PM – 10PM
OC Fair & Event Center
88 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa, Ca 92626
Tickets start at $5; Parking is $10

The OC Night Market draws thousands of visitors to the Orange County fairgrounds in Costa Mesa for a sensory delight. Inspired by traditional Asian night markets, offering an array of food and drink for visitors to indulge in from more than 100 chefs & food vendors. Plus, guests can shop for merch, peruse handmade goods from talented artisans, participate in games, get crafty, enjoy live entertainment, and more.

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San Clemente Micro-Brew Fest
2022 TBA
1PM – 5PM
Left Coast Brewing Company
1245 Puerta Del Sol, San Clemente
$55 – General Admission
$75 – VIP Admission

Admission to the Micro-Brew Fest includes 12 4oz samples, access to food trucks, and live entertainment from local bands.

Rancho Family Fest
2022 TBA

Rancho Santa Margarita Central Park
30842 La Miranda, Rancho Santa Margarita

Rancho Family Fest is a popular annual event featuring live music, beer and wine, food vendors, business exhibitors, a kid’s zone, and much more. Kids 12 and under are free. $10 per person for ages 13+.

San Clemente Seafest
Postponed
San Clemente Pier – 611 Avenida Victoria, San Clemente, CA 92672
9:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Free admission, $15 for Street Taco Challenge (includes five tastings)

The 32nd Annual San Clemente Seafest is set to be held at the San Clemente Pier in October. The free community event features a street taco challenge, a surf competition, fresh seafood from Fisherman’s Restaurant and Bar, contests for kids and teens, arts and crafts exhibits and activities for kids, entertainment, business expo and a search and rescue demo from the U.S. Coast Guard. Come out for a great day at the beach packed with fun activities for the whole family.

Carnival Colossal & Food Truck Festival
2022 TBA

Vista Hermosa Sports Park
987 Avenida Vista Hermosa, San Clemente
Thursday: 6-10PM
Friday: 5PM-12AM
Saturday: 12PM – 12AM
Sunday: 12PM – 10PM

Come to the Carnival Colossal and enjoy rides, games, food, music, and live entertainment. Discount Tickets can be purchased BEFORE the carnival begins at: San Clemente Aquatics Center, San Clemente Community Center, and Boys & Girls Club.

Harvest Fest
2022 TBA
Calvary Chapel Old Towne Parking Lot
221 N. Waverly Street, Orange, Ca 92866
Admission and parking are free

Come out and meet the community at the 2021 Harvest Festival. A night filled with entertainment and laughter.

Music: Live bands will be performing on stage throughout the night. Enjoy our house bands, youth bands, Altar Boys Rockabilly Band, and The Wimberley BlueGrass band.

Free Entertainment: Kids will enjoy a petting zoo, pony rides, inflatable slides, black-smithing booth, bounce houses, carnival games, crafts, and plenty of candy.

This event is sponsored by the congregation of Calvary Chapel Old Towne and is free for everyone.

Anaheim Fall Festival & Halloween Parade
Saturday, October 29, 2022
Downtown Anaheim, Center St Promenade
Admission Free

This annual event is a favorite among locals. There are all-day activities for the whole family and a Halloween parade in the evening. Visit our Halloween Events page for more information.


November

Fun Zone Festival
Balboa Island Museum
Balboa Fun Zone
600 East Bay Street, Newport Beach, CA 92661
Friday, November 4, 2022
6:00 PM to 10:00 PM

The Fun Zone Festival will feature food, drinks (open bar!, live entertainment, carnival games and prizes plus a silent auction.

Punk In The Park
Oak Canyon Park – 5305 E Santiago Canyon Rd, Silverado, CA
November 5 & 6, 2022
Tickets: Varying levels ranging from $39 – $200

The Punk In The Park Beer & Music Festival is on! See your favorite punk bands on two stages with Pennywise headlining on Saturday and NOFX headlining on Sunday. Get general admission or a weekend pass. Plus, guests with tasting tickets get unlimited beer tastings from 1PM – 4PM (12-4 for VIPs). Also on site, food vendors, cigar lounge, games and exhibitors. Kids are welcome at this all-ages event but they must have a ticket.

  • Face To Face
  • Bad Religion
  • Dropkick Murphys
  • Dead Kennedys
  • The Adolescents
  • 7Seconds
  • Manic Hispanic
  • Subhumans
  • The Bronx
  • The Flatliners
  • Dead Boys
  • The Briefs
  • Love Canal
  • Bad Cop/Bad Cop
  • Suzi Moon
  • TV Party
  • The Bouncing Souls
  • The Murder City Devils
  • Anti-Flag
  • Agent Orange
  • Good Riddance
  • Voodoo Glow Skulls
  • Swingin’ Utters
  • Ch3
  • Pulley
  • Beach Rats
  • Mercy Music
  • The Vulturas
  • Slaughterhouse
  • Urethane

California Wine Festival
November 11-12, 2022
Paséa Hotel & Spa – 21080 Pacific Coast Hwy, Huntington Beach, CA 92648
Friday: 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.; Saturday: 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Ticket Price $70 – $205

The California Wine Festival is one of the most prestigious events in Southern California, featuring California’s best wineries offering rare and vintage wines, complemented by delicious gourmet appetizers prepared by the region’s top chefs and specialty food purveyors. Guests will enjoy live music and ocean views at the Paséa Hotel & Spa. Friday’s event is the Sunset Rare & Reserve, with live jazz, a champagne reception, and trophy wines. Saturday’s event is the Beachside Wine Festival, which will be held both indoors and out, in the warm Southern California sun with an ocean breeze.

Anaheim Health Fair
Anaheim Convention Center
800 W. Katella Ave, Anaheim, CA
November 12-13, 2022

More than 150 doctors, healthcare professionals, and community members join together to provide free health screenings and services for family members of all ages. Free services include dental extractions and fillings, vision services, consultations with specialists, flu shots, hearing tests, physicals, EKGs, chiropractic care, acupuncture, bone density assessment, testing for diabetes, cholesterol, and hemoglobin, mammograms, and pap smears.

DesignerCon
November 18-20, 2022
Anaheim Convention Center
800 W. Katella Ave, Anaheim, CA

DesignerCon is an annual art and design convention that merges together collectible toys, customs, plush, designer apparel and much more with urban, underground and pop art celebrating all aspects from the world of design. VIP Ticket packages available.


December

La Habra Tamale Festival
December 3, 2022
Portola Park
301 S. Euclid St., La Habra
10AM – 10PM

The Tamale Festival will feature live entertainment, vendors, an artwalk, kids zone, and much more. Come celebrate at this fun annual festival.

Placentia Tamale Festival
December 8, 2022
4PM – 10PM
Old Town Placentia (Santa Fe Ave. & Bradford Ave.)

Live entertainment, a visit from Santa Claus, and of course, fresh tamales.

OC Brew Ho Ho
December 10, 2022
12PM – 4PM
Sea Terrace Park
33501 Niguel Road, Dana Point, CA 92629

The Brew Ho Ho Holiday Ale Festival features unlimited tastings of exclusive and seasonal selections from local and regional breweries, plus live musical performances from popular tribute bands.

For additional November and December Events see our Winter Events Page


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Heidi Deal is the author of the Newcomers Handbook to Living In Los Angeles & Orange County, and a children’s book author specializing in history and human rights.