Monthly Archives: February 2020

March 2020 Events



Orange County Farmers Markets Ongoing
List of Farmers Markets in Orange County

Festival of Whales Mar. 7-8 & 14-15
The annual Dana Point Festival of Whales celebrates the return of the once-endangered California Gray Whale with a leviathan-size event. In addition to whale watching, this festival includes a kick-off parade, sand sculpting contest, Ocean Awareness Day, musical entertainment, Whale of a Block Party, art shows, a pancake breakfast, BBQs, arts and crafts for kids, classic car exhibits, lectures/seminars at multiple venues including the Ocean Institute, and much more!
Location: Dana Point Harbor
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5th ANNUAL CRY OC – Holi By The Sea Mar. 8
Join CRY OC for the 5th annual Holi by The Sea fundraiser. Open to all – just be ready to get very colorful and enjoy amazing Bollywood music by Fusion Sounds! ALL proceeds support underprivileged children.
Location: Bolsa Chica State Beach
Contact: 714-512-6499
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OC Restaurant Week Mar. 8-14
Dine on specially priced prix-fixe menus across Orange County. The prix fixe menus are priced at $10, $15, $20 and $25 per person for lunch, and $20, $30, $40 and $50 per person for dinner. The only thing to make for dinner during Restaurant Week is a reservation!
Location: Orange County, California
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Cherry Blossom Festival Mar. 13-15
A FREE day of fun for the whole family filled with Japanese food, music, dance, cultural performances, and games and crafts for the kids.
Location: Huntington Beach, California
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Newport Beach Luck of the Irish Pub Crawl Mar. 14
Follow the rainbow with us this St. Paddy’s Day weekend and ring in the spring season with the best bars and drink specials!
Location: Newport Beach, California
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Shamrock ‘n Run Mar. 15
The 5K Run begins at 8:00 a.m. followed by the 2K Fun Run at 9:00 a.m. The event also features games, food, a photobooth and more!
Location: Yorba Regional Park
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St. Patrick’s Day at Pretend City Mar. 17
It’s the luck of the Irish! Join us for this fun-filled day as we celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with story time, art, and fun activities. Wear your greenest outfit for our Irish heading home parade at the end of the day.
Location: Pretend City Children’s Museum
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Persian New Year at Pretend City Mar. 18
Nowruz means “New Day” and is a joyful, colorful celebration dating back at least 3,000 years. Families can be seen dressing up, exchanging gifts, and visiting family. Join us as we explore and celebrate the Persian New Year through activities, art, and story time!
Location: Pretend City Children’s Museum
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St. Joseph’s Day at the Mission Mar. 19
Join us for this historic celebration full of tradition, community, and festivity, on March 19 marking the return of our famous swallows to Capistrano and the coming of spring – a time of renewal and rebirth.
Location: Mission San Juan Capistrano
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Beethoven’s Piano Concerto Mar. 19-21
This event celebrates the composer’s 250th birthday all weekend by featuring all five of his piano concertos.
Location: Segerstrom Center for the Arts
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Foam Glow Run Mar. 28
As the runners/walkers reach the Foam Glow™ Zones, they will run through different color foam that glows in the dark under high intensity black lights. All products are 100% natural and non-toxic. At the end of the race there will be an after party filled with music pumping from the stage, Foam Glow™ and tons of black lights! Whether you are a long term runner or a walk around the park stroller, the 3 miles of the Foam Glow 5K™ course will have you shining bright and waiting for the next run.
Location: Angel Stadium, Anaheim, California
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Swallows Day Parade Mar. 21
The 62nd Annual Swallows Day Parade and Mercado Street Faire will be held in downtown San Juan Capistrano. The Parade is part of the Fiesta de las Golondrinas, which celebrates the return of the songbird on St. Joseph’s Day. The festival includes a plethora of community activities including a Kids Pet Parade, a Hairiest Man Contest, food, entertainment and much more.
Location: San Juan Capistrano, California
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Glitterfest Mar. 29
This event features a collection of creative folks who express their talent through mixed media art. It includes handmade jewelry, sculpture, primitive dolls, paper whimsy and much more!
Location: Fullerton, California
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