Orange County Event Calendar 2020
Orange County Farmers Markets Ongoing
List of Farmers Markets in Orange County
Gondola Cruises Ongoing
Enjoy a romantic evening with someone special on a beautiful gondola ride through the harbor.
Location: Newport Beach
More Information: https://newportbeach.gondola.com/
Valentine’s Day Events & Ideas
A list of Valentine’s Day events and ideas to share with your significant other.
Rotary/CARE Car Show Feb. 1
The Car Show once again promises a fabulous display of over 400 antique and classic cars and trucks. The event also features vendors, displays, food, beverages, and much more!
Location: Camino Center Sports Park
More Information: https://sjcrotary.org/
Laguna Beach Music Festival Feb. 5-8
This festival is featuring violinist Ray Chen as Festival Artistic Director, in collaboration with other artists. The Laguna Beach Music Festival is committed to offering free outreach events for students, seniors and the community-at-large.
Location: Laguna Beach, California
More Information: www.lagunabeachmusicfestival.com
Taste of San Juan Capistrano Feb. 6
The Taste brings together many of San Juan’s marvelous restaurants under one roof to tempt you with ‘tastes’ of their fare.
Location: A Stone’s Throw Winery
More Information: http://www.swallowsparade.com/
Timberwolf 5K Run/Walk Feb. 8
Enjoy breathtaking views as you run and enjoy a yummy pancake breakfast following the race.
More Information: https://www.timberwolf5k.com/
Monster Jam Feb. 8
Monster Jam is one of the world’s largest and most famous monster truck tour featuring some of the biggest names in monster trucks.
Location: Angel Stadium
More Information: www.monsterjam.com
Chinese New Year at Disneyland Through Feb. 9
Travel to the most magical place on earth to experience a vibrant, multicultural celebration brimming over with excitement to attract luck and prosperity in the new year.
More Information: https://disneyland.disney.go.com
Art Crawl Experience Feb. 9
ACE was created by artists and community leaders with the intent of bringing arts and culture downtown by showcasing art in public places, street artisans, pop-up galleries, and the brick-and-mortar galleries. This event takes place from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
More Information: http://www.downtownanaheim.com/ace
Scots Festival & International Highland Games Feb. 15-16
Experience the rich culture and history of Scotland first hand through an array of authentic activities, athletics, dancing, entertainment and cuisine, paying homage to the Queen Mary’s Scottish legacy.
Location: Long Beach
More Information: https://www.queenmary.com/
Kids’ Pet Parade Feb. 15 (Rain Date is Feb. 22)
The Kids’ Pet Parade is the ultimate bonding experience for kids and their furry friends. Children between the ages of five and 12 can enter contests for: Best Team Costume, Best Domestic/Household Pet, Best Exotic Pet, Best Barnyard/Farm Animal, and Best Bird. There is a $5 entry fee and all pets must be leashed, haltered, or caged, and an adult must accompany children.
Location: San Juan Capistrano
More Information: http://www.swallowsparade.com
Race on the Base Feb. 21-26
The race is held on the runways at the Joint Forces Training Base in Los Alamitos and features helicopters, planes and military vehicles with music throughout the course. Events and activities for the whole family!
Location: Los Alamitos
More Information: https://www.raceonthebase.com/
Harlem Globetrotters Feb. 22
Witness ball handling wizardry, rim-rattling dunks, trick shots, comedy and unequaled fan interaction. See the Harlem Globetrotters at 2:00 p.m. or 7:00 p.m.
Location: Honda Center
More Information: http://hondacenter.com/
Pretend City Mardi Gras Feb. 25
Let the good times roll at the Pretend City Mardi Gras celebration! Sing, dance, and bake your way through the museum and end the day with a festive parade down the city streets.
Location: Pretend City Children’s Museum
More Information: https://www.pretendcity.org/event/mardi-gras/
Irvine Railroad Anniversary Celebration Feb. 29-Mar. 1
For only $2 .00 per ticket, you can enjoy train rides, panning for gold, carnival games, and much more! Promotional ticket price is only valid during the Anniversary Celebration Weekend.
Location: Irvine Regional Park
More Information: https://www.irvineparkrailroad.com/