Local Events in Orange County

HOLIDAY GIFTS FOR SURFERS

HOLIDAY GIFTS FOR SURFERS

In Orange County, the seasons do not change. It’s summer year-round. That’s why surfing is a year-long sport that is popular with people of all ages. Shopping for your favorite surfer can be a frustrating task, since their needs are as uncommon as the sport they love....

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Best Places for a Holiday Party in Orange County

Best Places for a Holiday Party in Orange County

Best Places for a Holiday Party in Orange County With this list, we have taken the hassle and stress of finding the perfect location for your holiday party. Whether it is for Hanukah, Christmas, a holiday party, or New Year's Eve,...

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Top 10 Thanksgiving Dinners in Orange County

Top 10 Thanksgiving Dinners in Orange County

Top 10 Thanksgiving Dinners in Orange County  Thanksgiving is a day to be surrounded by family, sharing in the gratitude and love you feel for one another. Yet, most families feel the stress of preparing a huge dinner that can take all day to cook and lead to a huge...

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OC Fair 2018

OC Fair 2018

​It's not officially summer in Orange County until the OC Fair comes to town! Hours and Dates This year's fair will run from July 13th - August 12th. Wednesday - Friday: Noon - Midnight Saturday - Sunday: 11 am - Midnight Monday - Tuesday: Closed Free Entertainment...

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4th of July in Huntington Beach

4th of July in Huntington Beach

Surf City goes all out for the 4th of July every year! Here are just some of the events and activities you can enjoy: Surf City 5k Morning Run 6 AM - 10 AM Huntington Beach Parade 10 AM - 12 PM Firework show from the HB Pier 9 PM...

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Sawdust Art & Craft Festival

Sawdust Art & Craft Festival

Beginning Friday, June 29th the Sawdust Art & Craft Festival will return to Laguna Beach! For over 50 years Orange County residents have visited this unique event each summer. Spread out over a 3-acre eucalyptus grove you'll find a hand built village that features...

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Monster Jam Roars Into Anaheim

Monster Jam Roars Into Anaheim

Are you looking for events in Orange County that will really get your blood pumping? If so, we’ve got your fix! The upcoming Monster Jam in Anaheim will feature high octane entertainment and intense competition between several of the most recognizable trucks in the...

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New Year’s Eve in Orange County

New Year’s Eve in Orange County

2016 is rapidly coming to an end, and it’s time to celebrate the beginning of a new year! Orange County offers several amazing New Year’s Eve events, ranging from free and family friendly options to extravagant parties filled with drinks and dancing. If you’re still...

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Food Bank Volunteer Opportunities

Food Bank Volunteer Opportunities

With so many things to be grateful for at each and every Thanksgiving, it’s incredibly important to remember those who are not as fortunate as we are. Extending a helping hand is an important part of sharing the holiday spirit with your fellow Orange County residents,...

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Surfing Santa Charity Event This Saturday!

Surfing Santa Charity Event This Saturday!

This Saturday, November 19th surfers from all over southern California will don Santa suits while they hang ten at Salt Creek Beach in the annual Surfing Santa Competition. The charity surfing contest is hosted by The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel and benefits local...

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Aries Spears Headlining Brea Improv

Aries Spears Headlining Brea Improv

Get ready to laugh out loud, because Aries Spears will be at the Brea Improv all weekend! Best known for his impersonations, Spears joined the cast of FOX’s MADtv in 1997, and quickly became one of the show’s standout talents. Some of Spears’ better known impressions...

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2nd Annual SoCal VegFest is This Weekend!

2nd Annual SoCal VegFest is This Weekend!

If you love delicious plant-based food, yoga and meditation, rescue animals, Halloween costume contests, or just free and fun things to do, then you’re in luck! The 2nd Annual SoCal VegFest is taking place this weekend at Orange Coast College! SoCal VegFest is...

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Huntington Beach Air Show

Huntington Beach Air Show

Aviation enthusiasts rejoice: The Breitling Huntington Beach Airshow will be flying over Huntington Beach this weekend! Headlining this exciting event will be the United States Air Force Flight Demonstration Squadron, made up of the Thunderbirds and the Breitling Jet...

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The Scariest Haunted House in Orange County

The Scariest Haunted House in Orange County

The 17th Door Tucked away unsuspectingly in Orange County’s famous Tustin Market Place is one of the most depraved haunted experiences that you can find anywhere. Now in its second year, The 17th Door boasts over 34 minutes of psychological terror as you work your way...

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Orange County International Auto Show

Orange County International Auto Show

The 2016 Orange County International Auto Show is currently under way at the Anaheim convention center, and will run until this Sunday, October 9. This year’s convention will feature over 600 of the newest cars, trucks and SUV’s all in one location! Although the...

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Oktoberfest in Orange County

Oktoberfest in Orange County

Fall is finally upon us, and there’s no better way to kick off the season than with beer and bratwurst! For nearly 40 years OldWorld Village in Huntington Beach has been home to Oktoberfest, and this year’s celebration is stacking up to be the most eventful yet. Here...

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National Public Lands Day is Tomorrow!

National Public Lands Day is Tomorrow!

Want to visit a national park, monument, or forest without paying to get in? Then grab your hiking boots and head out tomorrow (Saturday, September 24th) for National Public Lands Day! This annual day of service allows visitors to check out the beauty of California’s...

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Free Museum Day in Orange County!

Free Museum Day in Orange County!

If you’ve been lacking a bit of imagination in your day to day routines recently, we have your remedy! Plan ahead for some inspiring fun and mark your calendar for the annual Museum Day Live! event sponsored by Smithsonian magazine. On Saturday, September 24th you and...

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The 5 Best Arcades in Orange County

The 5 Best Arcades in Orange County

Although it’s been a few decades since arcade games exploded into pop culture, people all around the world still love to play them. Whether it’s for nostalgia or simply to combat boredom on a Friday night, arcades still have a strong presence in Orange County as well....

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Tune Up At the SoCal World Guitar Show This Weekend!

Tune Up At the SoCal World Guitar Show This Weekend!

The OC Fair and Event Center in Costa Mesa will be alive with the sound of music this weekend with the highly celebrated return of the SoCal World Guitar Show! This bi-annual event attracts thousands of musical enthusiasts, vendors, and buyers from all over the world....

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5 Unique Event Venues in Orange County

5 Unique Event Venues in Orange County

Whether you are looking for the perfect place to host a casual birthday party or the wedding venue of your dreams, our list of unique Orange County event venues has something sure to inspire! Lyon Air Museum: One of our favorite event venues in Orange County is...

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Orange County’s Best Bonfire Beaches!

It’s officially summertime in Southern California! Most Californians love to spend a Sunday afternoon sunbathing or tossing a Frisbee while foamy ocean waves churn in the background. However, the magic of Orange County’s best beaches is also truly alive even after...

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Fantastic Father’s Day Activities in Orange County!

Fantastic Father’s Day Activities in Orange County!

Dads sure have done a lot for us over the years. They’re always been there to help us with car trouble, take care of the lawn, kill bugs in the house, and, most importantly, to provide a great pillow to sleep on. They work hard, don’t ask for much, and are usually a...

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The Top 5 Best Farmers Markets in Orange County

The Top 5 Best Farmers Markets in Orange County

Costa Mesa’s SoCo Farmers Market Located in the SoCo Collection at 3315 Hyland Avenue, this is the place to spend a casual Saturday between 9 am and 2 pm. The market carries an impressive variety of fresh fruits, vegetables, nuts, honey, eggs, meat and poultry. Food...

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All Hail the Fish Fry Carnival!

Costa Mesa is widely recognized as the heart of Orange County, and it’s no surprise with the plethora of restaurants, bars, shopping, outdoor activities, and close proximity to some of the best beaches in the state. Community events for local Orange County residents...

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The Garden Grove Strawberry Festival Is Back!

Strawberries are a very special, delicious little piece of fruit that millions of people around the world begin to crave as soon as the weather starts to heat up. In fact, Americans eat an average of three and a half pounds of fresh strawberries each per year! Since...

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5 Upcoming Free Activities In Orange County!

Orange County is an amazing place to live for so many reasons, but sometimes things can get a little pricey. For those who are looking to keep their budget in check this summer without missing out on all the fun, check out this latest list of upcoming free Orange...

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The OC Night Market Provides a Taste of Summer Fun!

The OC Night Market is getting the summer season started by opening for the first of three weekend events, starting this Friday, May 13th! Festival goers will be celebrating the third year of the OC Night Market from 4pm-midnight at the Orange County Fairgrounds and...

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Cinco de Mayo events in Orange County

Cinco de Mayo has been celebrated each year since 1863 to commemorate the Mexican army’s unlikely victory over French troops at the Battle of Puebla. This victory established a sense of patriotism and unity among the Mexican people, and as many thousands of Mexican...

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Earth Day Events in Orange County

Earth Day Events in Orange County!  Earth Day is an incredible opportunity to bring people together to reflect on the importance of protecting our natural world. In fact, Earth Day is one of the largest international holidays, celebrated in 192 countries. This year...

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Easter Events in Orange County

Time flies-or in this case-hops, when you’re having fun! This coming weekend is already Easter Sunday, and the beautiful Orange County weather begs for some extra entertainment fit for the whole family! Luckily for those of who you are in need of some last minute...

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Work at Night to Maximize Efficiency

Working at night can be one of the best ways to maximize your efficiency on specific projects and tasks. When working during the day many know very well that distractions are commonplace. When trying to finish projects during a hectic afternoon of phone calls and...

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Orange County Business Directory

Free business directory for local businesses in Orange County. Feel free to add your business to the directory. And don't forget to include a description of your services, and a photo or logo. Thanks

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Where to Find Food Trucks in Orange County

Where to Find Food Trucks in Orange County

Looking for Gourmet Food Trucks in Orange County?? Us too. And although you can find a few food trucks at local bowling alleys or business parks, you can always find Food Trucks at the Orange County Fairgrounds. That's right, the OC Fairgrounds. Every Thursday food...

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How to Clear a Clogged Garbage Disposal

How to Clear a Clogged Garbage Disposal

Have you ever had a clogged garbage disposal? Well I have, several times. Once with potato peels, once with egg shells and coffee grounds, and my wife and family clogged it up on Thanksgiving Day with veggie peels and who knows what. Well, I've tried the baking soda...

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Cross Fit Workouts

For those of you on the CrossFit bandwagon, please know your limits. Thought you might enjoy a little workout humor for the day.

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Father’s Day Events in Orange County

If you’re tired of recycling the same ideas for this Father’s day or if that neck tie present is getting old, here is a chance to make some new memories. Whether your dad is a sports junkie or prefers an afternoon of wine tasting, there dozens of events this weekend...

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10 Free Things to do in Orange County

Nothing says summer quite like warm nights, the smell of sunscreen and barbecues, and sand between the sheets. So to help heat up the summer kick off are free events and activities that will keep friends and family entertained without burning a whole in your summer...

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Youth Flag Football

Friday Night Lights (FNL) Fall registration is now open in Orange County for Youth Flag Football and Cheer. There are 5 leagues in Orange County to choose from, and league expansion opportunities available. www.IrvineFNL.com includes Irvine, Tustin, Foothill Ranch,...

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Fullerton Police Beating

Breaking News.... Two Fullerton Police, charged with the death of Kelley Thomas, have been acquitted. A sad day for Fullerton, and the people of Orange County. Okay, maybe they didn't kill him on purpose, but they did beat him to death... And for that they have Murder...

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Safest Cities in Orange County

Everyone knows that Irvine is one of the safest cities in California, but check out a few of the others that made the list: 1. Irvine – 0.51 crimes per 1,000 residents 2. San Ramon – 0.61 crimes per 1,000 residents 3. Murrieta – 0.66 crimes per 1,000 residents 4....

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Orange County NeoConnect Convention

IIDA Orange County NeoConnect 2013 - Connecting the Commercial Interior Design Industry to the Commercial Interiors Manufacturers and products! Get Engaged, Get Educated, Get Inspired. Discover the latest innovative products and resources for commercial interiors....

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Orange County Auto Show – Anaheim Convention Center

Check out the New Cars slated for 2014 along with a slew of hybrids, bi-fuel, and prototype cars. Where: Anaheim Convention Center 800 West Katella Avenue Anaheim, CA 92802 When: October 3 – October 6, 2013 Thursday, 4 pm – 10 pm Friday, 12 noon – 10 pm Saturday, 9 am...

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How to Promote Business on Facebook

Ever wonder "How to Promote Business on Facebook" but, always see people charging to show you the basic steps?  I got you covered! The internet has opened up many channels that you can use to reach consumers. This includes social media networks such as Facebook....

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