Festival of Arts • Sept. 1 • www.foapom.com
Features original artwork by 140 award-winning artists from Orange County.
Pageant of the Masters • Sept. 1 • www.foapom.com
90 minutes of living pictures, faithful re-creations of various art, with real people posing to look exactly like their counterparts in the original pieces.
Huntington Beach Concert Band Summer Series • Sept. 2 @5:00pm • www.hbconcertband.org
Bring out your lawn chairs, blankets, and picnic blankets for this HB tradition. The HB Concert Band hosts a free eleven-week series featuring various music groups, like concert bands, Latin bands, and hot swinging big bands.
Dana Point Concerts in the Park • Sundays Through Sept. 12 @3:00 – 6:00pm • www.danapoint.org
Alcoholic drinks will be available to purchase with proceeds benefiting the 5th Marine Regiment Support Group. BBQ will be for available for purchase and the proceeds will benefit the Dana Point Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9934.
La Habra Movies in the Park • Fridays Through Oct. 12 • www.lahabracity.com
Participants should bring their own lawn chairs and blankets and can enjoy food vendors and the Bamboo Kids Club. Movies begin at dusk.
Beach Summer Concert Series • Fridays Through Oct. 12 @7:00pm • www.series.hyattconcerts.com
Another incredible summer filled with world-class music, fine wine and dining at the intimate Back Bay Amphitheatre of the Hyatt Regency Newport Beach.
International Street Fair • Aug. 31 – Sept. 2 Times Vary • www.orangestreetfair.org
International foods, crafts, folk dancing and music. Many ethnic foods and costume. The Street Fair has become known for the variety of food reflecting cuisine from around the world. Food, drink, entertainment and crafts provided.
Tall Ships Festival • Sept. 7 – 9 • www.ocean-institute.org
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.
Friday Fall Flicks • Sept. 7, 21 @7:00 – 9:00pm • www.cityoflagunaniguel.org
Seating is on a grassy field. Bring a blanket or low chair, so you don’t obstruct viewing. Dress warmly as it may cool down once the sun sets. Please, no pets, smoking or alcohol. Snacks will be available for purchase.
Dana Point Lobster Fest • Sept. 8 @4:00 – 10:00pm • www.danapointlobsterfest.org
Monarch Beach Sunrise Rotary Club’s Dana Point Lobster Fest. Enjoy gourmet appetizers, no-host bar, fresh east coast lobster, smoked tri-tip steak, desserts, live music and dancing.
Ballet Repertory Theatre’s Fall Festival • Sept. 8, 9 • www.gwctheater.com
Discover a riveting new contemporary piece by Ballet West Guest Choreographer Christopher Sellars, enjoy the classic beauty of Swan Lake Act II, and delight in the exuberance of Expressions, a company creation. Golden West College Theater, Huntington Beach
Heroes Day Event • Sept. 9 @10:00am – 12:00pm • www.lakeforestca.gov
The City of Lake Forest is honoring local heroes who made the ultimate sacrifice by naming the ball fields at Heroes Park in their honor. The ceremonies will feature the OCSD Mounted Honor Guard, two OCSD helicopters and more.
Oktoberfest Small Breed Dog Races • Sept. 9 – 23 @3:00 – 4:00pm • www.oldworld.ws
Sundays. Come see these small dogs race to the finish line during. Arrive early and stay for lunch on their dog friendly patio.
Huntington Beach Oktoberfest • Sept. 9 – Oct. 28 • www.oldworld.ws
Every Wednesday through Sunday. Sample Imported German Beers, Bratwurst, Rotisserie Chicken, Hamburgers, Pork Sandwiches, Strudel, Pretzels & more.
Patriot Day Remembrance Ceremony • Sept. 11 @5:30 – 6:00pm • www.cityofrsm.org
Join the City of Rancho Santa Margarita as we pay tribute to those who lost their lives on September 11, 2001, and observe the National Day of Service and Remembrance.
Orange County Craft Beer Festival • Sept. 15 @1:00 – 4:00pm • www.ocbrewhaha.com
This year there will be over 100 breweries serving over 250 craft & import beers plus awesome food, live entertainment, beer seminars, all at the best location in Orange County.
Coastal Clean Up Day • Sept. 15 @9:00am – 12:00pm • www.danapointchamber.com
Join us at Doheny to participate in one of the largest volunteer events in the world as volunteers from up and down the coast join together to remove trash from our beaches and waterways.
Hometown Heroes Concert • Sept. 15 @5:00 – 7:00pm • www.cityoflapalma.org
The concert will be honoring and celebrating La Palma’s own Hometown Heroes –veterans, active serving military, police and fire personnel.
Dozynki Harvest Festival • Sept. 15, 16 • www.polishcenter.org
Celebrating Polish culture with food, music dancing and exhibits. Dozynki is a celebration of thanksgiving after a bountiful harvest that dates back to 16th century Poland. Pope John Paul II Polish Center, Yorba Linda
Fiestas Patrias Festival and Parade • Sept. 15, 16 @12:00 – 10:00pm • www.gandcproductions.com/FiestasPatrias
Celebrates Santa Ana’s vibrant Mexican culture with a parade, beer garden, performers, food, vendors, interactive activities, and exciting carnival rides.
Balboa Island Carnival/Taste of the Island • Sept. 16 @1:00 – 5:00pm • www.visitnewportbeach.com
Family Fun, Games, Bungee Jump, Great Food, Pie-Eating Contest, DJ Music, Wine & Beer Garden, Fashion Walk.
Senior Expo • Sept. 21 @9:00am – 12:00pm • www.cityoflagunaniguel.org
Plan for the future. Raffles, door prizes, health screenings, and 30+ vendors.
Lions Club Fish Fry & Carnival • Sept. 21 – 23 Times Vary • www.cmnhlions.com
Features a parade, carnival, food and car show. The Fish Fry is presented to help raise money for local schools, clubs, and other organizations in the community. Event includes, fish fry, raffle, baby contest carnival and rides.
St. NorbertFest • Sept. 21 – 23 • www.stnorbertchurch.org
The annual St. NorbertFest continues to grow and helps to build the parish, school, and the Orange community. There will be great food, fun games, raffles, exciting rides and awesome entertainment.
Anaheim Craft and Vintage Fair • Sept. 22 @9:00am – 4:00pm • www.annunciationbyzantine.org
Handmade items from local crafters. No multi-tiered marketers. Real art and handmade items! Attention foodies! Food will be sold, including handmade Eastern European favorites, baked goods and homemade jam!
Cruisin’ For A Cure Car Show • Sept. 22 @6:00am – 4:00pm • www.cruisinforacure.com
The world’s largest one day car show dedicated to helping find a cure for Prostate Cancer. Live music, food and vendors.
J.F. Shea Center Annual BBQ and Family Faire • Sept. 22 @4:00pm • www.sheacenter.org
Traditional family BBQ in a casual setting featuring live country western music, activities for children, live and silent auctions and riding demonstrations.
Irvine Global Village Festival • Sept. 22 @10:00am – 6:00pm • www.irvinefestival.org
Featuring more than 100 performances representing cultures from around the world; international cuisine; kids’ crafts and activities; cultural and religious exhibits; and an international marketplace.
Lantern District Classic Car & Motorcycle Show • Sept. 23 @10:00am – 3:00pm • www.danapointchamber.com
This event is free to the public and will feature hundreds of custom and classic cars, a motorcycle display, awards, great entertainment, food and more! Come for the cars, stay for the great dining and shopping!
Race for the Cure Orange County • Sept. 23 @6:30am – 12:00pm • www.komenoc.org/race
Susan G. Komen Orange County’s signature fundraising event to provide local breast health services and fund national breast cancer research.
Ohana Fest • Sept. 28, 29 @12:00 – 10:00pm • www.ohanafest.com
Craft beer, wine, signature cocktails, as well as artisan food options from local restaurants and food trucks will be available all-day long. Ohana will donate a portion of proceeds to the San Onofre Parks Foundation.
Battle of the Bands • Sept. 29 @5:00 – 9:00pm • www.sanddollarguild.org/tickets
Brian Young and the Blues Band Blues Racket Band. Enjoy food from local restaurants - included with ticket Sip beer, wine and spirits. Win great prizes in our raffle Support the Ocean Institute in a silent auction.
Taste of Lake Forest • Sept. 29 @12:00 – 3:00pm • www.lakeforestbusiness.com
The Taste of Lake Forest is a great opportunity for Lake Forest restaurants to promote their unique cuisine to the local and surrounding communities.
San Juan Capistrano Greek Festival • Sept. 29, 30 @11:00am – 10:00pm • www.sjcgreekfest.org
Greek food, live Greek music and dancing, shop at the Greek bazaar, kid friendly activities and exhibits with Byzantine icons and traditional costumes.
Orange County Children’s Book Festival • Sept. 30 @9:30am – 4:00pm • www.kidsbookfestival.com
Authors, illustrators, booksellers, animals, storytellers, costumed characters, train rides, crafts, food and entertainment and much more.