Orange County Farmers Markets Ongoing
List of Farmers Markets in Orange County www.orangecounty.net/html/farmersmarkets.html
Murder Mystery Scavenger Hunt Sept. 1
Put your detective skills to the test at the Murder Mystery Scavenger Hunt in Laguna Beach! Your team will be given puzzles, riddles, and clues to solve the mystery. The team to solve it first, wins! Tickets are $30-$55. Use this Yelp promo code
for a 50% discount: “FRIEND.”
Bubble Run – Anaheim Sept. 1
If you’re not into running 5K’s that’s O.K.! The Bubble Run is for adults, teenagers, and children! Run through bubbles and foam after each kilometer for a total of 3 miles. Run, walk, or dance your way to the finish line!
Tall Ships Festival Sept. 7-9
The festival features a spectacular array of family-fun activities including live music, art shows and a variety of tasty food. Interactive living-history encampments including blacksmiths, scrimshaw artists, and the infamous Port Royal Privateers are
sure to entertain and amaze guests of all ages and are not to be missed. Additionally, you can explore the historic tall ships and listen to the crew share tails of adventure and life at sea. https://www.ocean-institute.org/tall-ships-festival
9th Annual Wine Soirée Spectacular Sept. 8
This fundraising event celebrates hospice caregivers and the patients and families they serve. During this event, enjoy a variety of wines, hors d’oeuvres, and a silent auction. Individual tickets start at $150. More information can be found here:
Children’s Worldwide Benefit Concert Sept. 8
The WorldWide Environmental Educators Club is hosting a charity benefit concert in Anaheim. Children of all ages will perform musical and dance numbers during the show.
Torrance Summer Music Series Sept. 8
This FREE music event is happening at the Del Amo Fashion
Center at 2 p.m.! https://www.yelp.com/events/torrance-summer-music-series-4
Oktoberfest Sept. 9 – Oct. 28
Eat, drink, dance and be merry at the Old World Huntington Beach Oktoberfest! Enjoy authentic German food (voted “Best Bratwurst” in California,) imported German beers, and bands straight from Germany! This festival is sure to be the best yet!
Catalina Festival of Art Sept. 14-16
Entering its sixth decade, the Catalina Festival of Arts is expected to attract attendees from all over. This street fair will feature nationwide artists, live music, and a charity auction. This event is FREE to attend! https://catalinaartassociation.org/
Route 66 Cruisin’ Reunion Sept. 21-22
Join thousands of classic car fanatics in downtown Ontario for 2,000+ vintage cars and motorcycles, food, music, and other entertainment events. Admission is FREE!
Irvine Global Village Festival Sept. 22
This one-day festival celebrates and embraces the diverse cultures of Irvine. More than 100 performances are expected along with international cuisine, cultural exhibits, children’s activities, and much more. http://legacy.cityofirvine.org/globalvillage/
J.F. Shea Therapeutic Riding Center Annual BBQ and Family Faire Sept. 22
Traditional family barbecue in a casual setting featuring live country western entertainment, activities for children, live and silent auctions and riding demonstrations throughout the evening. Country western wear is encouraged! All proceeds benefit the
programs of the J.F. Shea Therapeutic Riding Center dedicated to improving the lives of persons with disabilities through horsemanship. http://www.sheacenter.org
The Sweets Show Sept. 22- 23
Satisfy your sweet tooth at the biggest baking convention on the west coast! Join thousands of Californians at the Anaheim Convention Center for some sweet treats!
Ohana Festival Sept. 28-30
The Ohana Festival in Dana Point is a three-day music festival with a diverse line up. Proceeds from the festival will be donated to the San Onofre Parks Foundation, a California nonprofit that works with the state to preserve the environment and enhance
the recreational experience of the coastal parks. https://www.ohanafest.com/
Surf City Surf Dog Sept. 29
Head to Hunting Dog Beach with your pup to check out the world famous dog surfing event! Have fun on the beach with friends, family, and man’s best friend!
San Juan Capistrano Greek Festival Sept. 29-30
Be Greek for the day! Enjoy authentic Greek food and pastries, live Greek music, dancing, shopping at the Greek bazaar, kid-friendly activities and exhibits featuring Byzantine icons and traditional Greek costumes. http://www.sjcgreekfest.org/
OC Children’s Book Festival Sept. 30
The Orange County Children’s Book Festival is tailored for children of all ages to encourage children to read. This event features authors, illustrators, booksellers, live animals, storytellers, storybook characters, train rides, arts and crafts, food, and MUCH more. http://kidsbookfestival.com/