Orange County Farmers Markets Ongoing
List of Farmers Markets in Orange County
Pumpkin Patches Through Oct. 31
A list of pumpkin patches in Orange County
Oktoberfest Through Nov. 3
Eat, Drink, Dance & be Merry at Southern California’s BEST & Most diverse Oktoberfest! Sample imported German beers, bratwurst, strudel, pretzels and more. Wednesday through Saturday are adult nights and Sunday’s are for the family with Dachshund Races. https://www.oldworld.ws/
Tustin Tiller Days Oct. 4-6
This three-day festival celebrates the agricultural heritage of Orange County. This festival also provides an opportunity for local non-profits to promote their organizations and raise funds. FREE to attend! https://www.tustinca.org/637/Tustin-Tiller-Days
OC Children’s Book Festival Oct. 6
The Orange County Children’s Book Festival celebrating its 16th year with NBA superstar Kobe Bryant! The festival is tailored for children of all ages to encourage children to read. This event features 135 exhibitors, booksellers, authors, illustrators, booksellers, story-tellers, storybook characters, arts and crafts, food, and MUCH more. http://kidsbookfestival.com/
San Clemente Seafest Oct. 6
The San Clemente Chamber of Commerce is hosting the Annual Seafest. This event features a street taco challenge, fresh seafood, a business exposition, arts & crafts, live entertainment, much more!
Boot Hill–OC’s Most Elaborate Lawn Display Oct. 11-27
In its 20th year, the residence at 16 Goldenrod in Irvine will transform the property to the old church and cemetery that once occupied the grounds. For nine spooky nights, visit the most elaborate display in Orange County! This is FREE and proceeds will be donated to the Children’s Hospital of Orange County.
The Heritage Festival and Parade Oct. 12
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 followed by a parade and band review. The festival features many exciting activities for the entire family including the annual car show, a crafts fair, food booths, kids games and more.
Irvine Global Village Festival Oct. 12-13
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.
Silverado Days Oct. 18-20
Held each October, this festival includes games, crafts, contests, rides, food and fun for the whole family. Parking and admission for this event are FREE! http://www.silveradodays.com/cms/
OC Japan Fair Oct. 18-20
Grab your friends and celebrate one of the largest Japanese cultural festivals in Southern California. Enjoy the experience of shopping, tasting traditional foods, and learning about Japanese culture. There will also be live performance, games, Kimono models and more!! http://www.oc-japanfair.com
Annual Historical Cemetery Tour Oct. 19
Presented by the Santa Ana Preservation Society, the Annual Historical Cemetery Tour features costumed actors and actresses telling the stories of Orange County’s past. This walking tour commemorates the county’s historic and influential past. Comfortable shoes are recommended. https://www.occemeterydistrict.com/
Treats in the Streets Autumn Festival Oct. 24
Come one, come all to the City of Orange’s annual Treats in the Streets event. No tricks here, just fun for the whole family, from the tiniest pumpkins to the biggest zombies. The free community event has been hosted by the City of Orange for over 20 years.
BOO HA HA Oct. 25-26
Brew Ha Ha Productions and the OC Fair are proud to present Boo Ha Ha – A Haunted OktoBEERfest The event will feature three hours of unlimited German and domestic beer tastings, live music from Dead Man’s Party (Friday) and Metalachi (Saturday), dachshund racing, costume contests and more. https://www.theboohaha.com/
Anaheim Fall Festival & Halloween Parade Oct. 26
The Festival begins at 11:00 a.m. and ends at 5:00 p.m. After the festival hurry to your spot to watch the parade, starting at 6:00 p.m. There will be food, games, a costume contest, and much more! https://www.anaheimfallfestival.org/
Happy Halloweiner Doggy Dress Up Oct. 27
The Halloweiner Doggy Dress Up, Races and Kids Costume Day is fun for the whole family! Dress up your pooch and family and head to the Old World Biergarten during the last day of Oktoberfest.
Trick-or-Treat Through Pretend City Oct. 31
Presented by Pretend City Children’s Museum, this trick-or-treating event is welcome to super heroes, ghosts, goblins, pirates, and princesses! This event is from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. https://www.pretendcity.org/event/trick-or-treat-through-the-city/