Orange County Farmers Markets Ongoing
List of Farmers Markets in Orange County
San Clemente Sea Fest Oct 1
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.
Orange County Children’s Book Festival Oct 1
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.
Annual Sandcastle Contest Oct 1
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.
Tiller Days Oct 7
German bands, great authentic German food and large selection of German and Craft brews on tap. It is also Southern California’s largest free Oktoberfest Celebration. Fun for the entire family featuring activities for the kids too.
St. Mary’s 9th Annual Armenian Festival Oct 7-8
St. Mary’s 9th Annual Armenian Festival features Authentic & Traditional food & pastry. Live Armenian music all day with the Hosharian Brothers Band. Also, don’t miss the chance to come see & hear the ancient traditional kanoon & duduk instruments being played! Folk & line dancing, shopping,cultural items, books & Cds, kids zone, church tours.
OC JAPAN FAIR Oct 13-15
We are committed to bringing the best of Japanese food, culture and artists from Japan. This is the most authentic fair and one of the largest Japanese cultural festivals of the year in Greater Los Angeles area with over 60 booths and 30,000 visitors estimated! Our theme is “The skills of Japan: Experience and enjoy traditions and innovations” Based on this theme, our main intentions are to offer opportunities to experience and learn about Japanese entertainment, technology, tradition, culture, pop culture and food.
The Heritage Festival and Parade Oct 14
Since 1965, this celebration of the city’s heritage includes a parade and fair booths. The festivities begin with the Chamber of Commerce pancake breakfast at 6:30 a.m. followed by the parade and band review at 9:30 a.m. The festival begins at 9:30 a.m. and will feature many exciting activities for the entire family including the annual car show, a crafts fair, food booths, kids games and more.
Annual Silverado Country Fair and Folk Festival Oct 14-15
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.
Halloween Yacht Party Oct 28
A Haunted Party Cruise Like no other! Get your costume and come aboard this decked out Halloween Dinner Party Cruise and take a 4-hour trip on the beautiful Ambassador Yacht in Newport Harbor. An Unlimited Buffet Dinner will be served, a DJ spinning the best Top 40 hits and a full bar will keep the drinks flowing! There will be a $500 CASH PRIZE for the best costume! -Unlimited Buffet Dinner -4-Hour Harbor Cruise on a decorated Luxury Yacht -$500 CASH PRIZE for best costume! -DJ and Dancing -VIP Tables available (with priority boarding) -Group Rates Available -Full Cash Bar Available Check in is at 6:30pm and boarding begins shortly after.
Oktoberfest 2017 Thru Oct 29
The OC’s Best Oktoberfest featuring live Oohm Pa Pa music every day! The Express band kicks off our season with the latest Oktoberfest hits. Special events this first weekend include the Official Keg Tapping Ceremony and the Opening Parade.
The Wedding Show for The Modern Bride Oct 29
The Premiere Luxury Ethnic Wedding Show that introduces highly reputable, quality driven, and creative thinking wedding professionals with brides all over Southern California. We are proud to be bringing you this exclusive, one of a kind event in partnership with the beautiful Island Hotel – Newport Beach.
Dia De Los Muertos Annual Festival 2017 dates TBA
Celebrate Day of the Dead at Moreno’s Restaurant during their three day event featuring Danzantes Del Sol. Veracruz Music, Ballet Folklorico & Mariachi.