Groundhog Day February 2
Ash Wednesday February 10
Valentine’s Day February 14
President’s Day February 15 (County Recorder and California Title will be closed)
Farmers Markets Ongoing
List of Farmers Markets in Orange County
San Juan Capistrano Car Show Feb 6
The classic, new and exotic will headline this popular fundraiser, which promises a fabulous display of some 400 antique and classic cars and trucks. Well-behaved dogs on leashes are welcome!
Surf City USA Marathon & Half Marathon Feb 7
This exclusive oceanfront course is a California Dream! Run on Pacific Coast Highway past the famous Huntington Beach pier and wind through the legendary surfing beaches of Southern California. Retro surf bands entertain along the way and the Finish Line Party includes a beach side beer garden in the California sun. Finishers receive bodacious surfboard medals!
Laguna Beach Music Festival Feb 10-14
This festival is dedicated to artistic excellence and innovation, featuring an internationally acclaimed Mentor Musician or Ensemble along with other talented artists in a week long blend of performances and education.
Taste of San Juan Feb 11
Help launch the kick-off celebration of the Fiesta de las Golondrinas at The San Juan Hills Golf Club. The Taste brings together many of San Juan’s marvelous restaurants under one roof to tempt you with ‘tastes’ of their fare. Come and be tempted by all there is at “The Taste of San Juan”.
TET FESTIVAL Feb 12-14
Helping preserve Vietnamese culture, the Tet Festival boasts about the attraction of over 100,000+ audiences and hundreds of booths in a span of a three day weekend event. Visitors are immersed with a vibrant array of traditional foods, live entertainment, festive games, and customs celebrating the Vietnamese Lunar New Year.
Art Crawl Experience Feb 13
Art Crawl Experience or simply “ACE”, an auditory explosive art walk and arts festival has been acclaimed by local artisans as the Downtown Anaheim Arts District. During the evening of an ACE, attendees stroll amongst outdoor permanent art fixtures, such as Peter Shire’s illuminated birdhouse sculptures, to discover artists demonstrating their creative process live for curious onlookers.
The Kid’s Pet Parade Feb 20
Part of the annual Fiesta de las Golondrinas celebration. Kids between the ages of 5 to 12 can show off their favorite animals in a contest for, The Cutest, Most Unusual, Best Team Costume (owner and pet), Funniest & Most Obedient (pet, not child).
Paws FUR Pink Orange County Feb 20
Paws FUR Pink is a regional dog-friendly run/walk for breast cancer. Celebrate the unconditional love that we share with our four-legged family members and the positive effects to our health that love brings.
Discovery CubePresents: Engineer’s Week Feb 20-28
Tinkerers and builders of all ages are invited to Discovery Cube OC to celebrate national Engineer’s Week! Future engineers will enjoy a week of exploring, creating, and building with hands-on activities in various fields of engineering.
Los Alamitos ‘Race on the Base’ Feb27
The yearly event has continued to provide not only a forum for local avid runners and walkers, but has also instilled a sense of pride and teamwork between the Los Alamitos City Council, the citizens of Los Alamitos, the Rossmoor Community Services District, and the local business community.
Irvine Lake Mud Run Feb 27
Celebrate spring break this year by running (or come cheer on the runners!) the approximate +5k course beginning and ending at Irvine Lake. The course is partially on the road and partially on trails and includes hills, water, professionally built obstacles and over a dozen mud pits. You asked for even more mud, you got it! You will get wet and you will get muddy. Be sure to bring towels and a change of clothing.
Fresh Toast – A Brunch Event presented by OCWEEKLY Feb 27
OC Weekly is proud to present Fresh Toast, Orange County’s first and largest brunch event in celebration of our 2016 Happy Hour & Brunch Guide. Complete with delicious bites from 40 local restaurants curated by our editorial staff, a bloody mary competition, drink samples, pop-up shops and live music, this is one weekend brunch you won’t want to sleep through!