Huntington Beach Oktoberfest Through Nov. 6
Every Wednesday thru Sunday. Enjoy authentic German Food, imported German Beers, German Bands, an army of Beautiful Shot Girls, and other festivities, competitions, games & more.
See website for schedule. / Old World Festival Hall 714-696-8271 / www.visitoldworld.com
Balboa Island Museum Fun Zone Festival Nov. 4
Food & drinks, live entertainment, carnival games & prizes, and silent auction.
6-10pm / 600 East Bay Ave., Newport Beach 949-675-3952 / www.bimnbfunzonefestival.com
Aliso Viejo Health Fair & Flu Shot Clinic Nov. 5
Health screenings, resources and information, giveaways, and flu shots for the first 250 adults and children ages 8 and over.
9-11am / AV Ranch 949-425-2550 / www.avcity.org
Dinosaur Dash Nov. 6
Register early for the best prices on our 2K, 5K, and 10K run/walks and 5K, 15K, and 50K bike rides. Spend the morning enjoying the family-fun Expo and Food Court. Designate a portion of your registration directly to your class, club, or school. All proceeds go back into TPSF enrichment programs at TUSD schools.
5:30am / The Market Place, Tustin 714-832-6299 / www.dinosaurdash.net
Kocktails for Kittens Fundraiser Nov. 6
Appetizers, Wine & Cocktails, Live & Silent Auctions, Holiday Gift, Craft & Jewelry Sales, Psychic Readings, Live Jazz Band, Raffle and MORE! 1-5pm / Marbella Country Club, SJC 949-388-0034 / www.arkofsanjuan.org
Sugar Plum Arts, Crafts, Antiques & Collectibles Nov. 10-12
Thousands of handmade crafts from over 175 artisans, personalized gifts and ornaments, holiday clothing for both men and women, beautiful jewelry, holiday decorations for your home and garden, shabby chic, country farmhouse, rustic and vintage furniture & palate-pleasing delight. OC Fair & Event Center, Costa Mesa 562-598-0857 / www.sugarplumfestivals.com
Tustin Veterans Day Celebration & Car Show Nov. 11
This fun-filled day will include a ceremony to honor Veterans, speeches, live music, a beer garden, food trucks, and more.
10am-2pm / Veterans Sports Park 714-573-3326 / www.tustinca.org
La Habra Veterans Day Program Nov. 11
10:30am / La Habra Community Center 562-383-4200 / www.lahabraca.gov
Stanton Veteran's Day Ceremony Nov. 11
In honor of the men and women in our community that have served or are serving in the U.S. Armed Forces.
9-10am / Veterans Memorial park 714-379-9222 / www.stantonca.gov
Ladera Ranch Veterans Day Event Nov. 11
This is a wonderful family event to publicly honor our local veterans and families and to personally thank them for their service.
10am-1pm / Town Green www.laderalife.com
Laguna Niguel Veterans Day Ceremony Nov. 11
11am-12pm / Veterans Day Ceremony 949-425-5151 / www.cityoflagunaniguel.org
Huntington Beach Veterans Day Ceremony & Car Show Nov. 11
Remember and honor the sacrifices of those Americans who gave their time, their fighting spirit, and sometimes their lives in war. The car show will feature hundreds of classic, collector cars, customs, motorcycles, and more
10am-3pm / Parking Lot at PCH & Huntington St. 714-969-3492 / www.surfcityusa.com
California Wine Festival Nov. 11-12
The best wineries pouring hundreds of vintage red and white wines, complemented by dozens of the region’s top chefs and specialty food purveyors serving gourmet appetizers along with live music and an ocean view.
Fri 6:30-9pm, Sat 1-4pm / Paséa Hotel & Spa, Huntington Beach www.californiawinefestival.com
La Habra Corn Festival Nov. 11-13
The event began as little more than a dance and cookout. It has grown to be the largest fund raising and community event in La Habra each year. El Centro Lions Park www.lahabrachamber.com
Farmakis Farms Craft Market Nov. 12
Craft markets are sprinkled throughout the year offering a variety of crafts such as jewelry, candles, soaps, succulent arrangements, hand-made cards, and so much more! Not to mention some incredible artists and authors showcasing their work. 10am-3pm / 29932 Camino Capistrano, SJC 949-364-1270 / www.farmakisfarms.com
Dana Point Holiday Bazaar Nov. 12
Features artisans, crafters, and local businesses with items for purchase. Free refreshments and raffle prizes.
10am-4pm / Dana Point Community Center www.danapoint.org
Veterans Day Celebration Nov. 12
The event will feature a ground breaking ceremony for the serenity garden, music, kids’ activities and food.
11am-2pm / OC Fair & Event Center – Heroes Hall 714-708-1500 / www.ocfair.com
AVP Huntington Beach Open Nov. 12-13
Since 2000 Huntington Beach has hosted more AVP events than any other location, with this being the 21st straight year that a pro beach volleyball tournament has been played there. 2022 brings a fresh reset for beach volleyball with exciting events and matchups. Beach next to Huntington Beach Pier www.avp.com
Repticon Nov. 12-13
A reptile event featuring vendors offering reptile pets, supplies, feeders, cages, and merchandise as well as live animal seminars and frequent free raffles for coveted prizes.
OC Fair & Event Center, Costa Mesa 863-268-4273 / www.repticon.com
Costa Mesa Cat Extravaganza Nov. 12-13
Featuring an International Cat Competition where judges will stage, present and reward the most beautiful cats in the world. Don’t forget to pick up a treat for your own kitty from one of the fabulous shopping stalls.
OC Fair & Event Center – The Hangar www.lcwwgroup.us
St. Martin’s Lantern Fest & Parade Nov. 13
Enjoy a wonderful evening with your kids, grand-kids. and the entire family at one of our signature events: St. Martin Lantern Parade at Old World German Courtyard in Huntington Beach.
5-7pm / Old World Village, Huntington Beach https://events.germanschoolcampus.com
Holiday Home Tour and Gift Boutique Nov. 18
Participants will tour three beautiful homes in North Tustin and Orange Park Acres. All stops on the tour offers stunning views, inspiring design, and delightful holiday decor. The proceeds from the annual Jack and Jill Guild Home Tour & Boutique will benefit CHOC Children’s Hospital. 10am-5pm / Clifton Miller Community Center, Tustin https://villapark.co/
Designer Con Nov. 18-20
An annual art and design convention that smashes together collectible toys, customs, plush, designer apparel and so much more with urban, underground and pop art! We are a celebration of all aspects from the world of design.
See website for schedule. / Anaheim Convention Center 818-928-9295 / www.designercon.com
Elf Yourself 5K Nov. 19
It will be a fun family event for all! Flat Fast Course. Every participant will receive a holiday gift. Family Fun - Bring Kids & Pets! Expo full of food & fun for all! 9am-12pm / Lake Forest Sports Park 949-583-9639 / www.lakeforestcachamber.com
Thanksgiving Luncheon for Seniors Nov. 19
This annual FREE luncheon for seniors features delicious traditional Thanksgiving food and entertainment.
11:30am-1:30pm / Dana Point Community Center 949-248-3536 / www.danapoint.org
Surfing Santa Competition Nov. 19-20
A fun surf competition where men, women and children dress like Santa or other holiday inspired characters and surf Salt Creek to benefit Surfers Healing. Salt Creek Beach, Dana Point 949-573-4228 / www.surfingsantacontest.org
Sawdust Art Festival's Winter Fantasy Nov. 20-Dec. 19 Weekends only. Shop handcrafted gifts of art, and experience the Sawdust during the holidays with three entertainment stages with live entertainment, photos with Santa, winter themed art classes, glassblowing and other demonstrations, a petting zoo, puppet shows, falling snow, carolers and more.
935 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach 949-494-3030 / www.sawdustartfestival.org
Dana Point Turkey Trot Nov. 24
Burn off your pre-Thanksgiving meal calories with a run/walk of a 5K, 10K, 15K Combo, or Kids 1-Mile Gobble Wobble. Registration includes a Commemorative T-Shirt, Medal, Race Bib with Timed Results (Kids Gobble Wobble not timed), and Virtual Goody Bag. See website for schedule. / Dana Point Harbor 949-496-1555 / www.turkeytrot.com
OC Rescue Mission Turkey Trot Nov. 24
Family and competitor friendly. Supports a vital service for our community by raising the funds to provide 30,000 meals. Includes a custom finisher medal and t-shirt. And timed awards by age groups, for all ages.
8am / 1 Hope Drive, Tustin 714-247-4300 / www.turkeytrotoc.org
Winter Fest OC Nov. 25-Jan. 1
Enjoy 26 days of affordable fun as the fairgrounds are transformed into a massive winter wonderland of attractions and live entertainment. OC Fair & Event Center, Costa Mesa www.winterfestoc.com
The Black-and-White Holiday Dance Nov. 26
Wear festive black-and-white attire and let's party as DJ's Larry & Rodney play a variety of good dance music (R&B, Top 40s, Salsa, Old School, Funk, Rock, Line Dances & more).
6:30pm / Phoenix Club, Anaheim 714-622-4977 / www.SpectacularEventZ.com
Magic On Main Street Nov. 27
The Huntington Beach Downtown Business Improvement District fills the second block of Main Street with entertainment, holiday craft vendors, and free refreshments.
2-6pm / Downtown Huntington Beach 714-969-3492 / www.surfcityusa.com
Tree Lighting Ceremony at Inn at the Mission Nov. 29
5-6pm / Inn at the Mission, SJC 949-503-5700 / www.innatthemissionsjc.com
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