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Orange County, California lays claim to an incredible array of annual festivals and exciting events. From the coast to the parks to the diverse inland communities, The OC's signature events are intertwined with culture, music, art, cuisine and the SoCal beach lifestyle.  Locals and visitors alike love to participate in these unique events that make up that quintessential "Forever Summer" experience.

 

 

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“Oh, Say Can You Sing” Fairhaven Memorial’s Annual Singing Contest 2014

  • March 26, 2014 to April 30, 2014
  • Location: Fairhaven Memorial Park
  • Address: 1702 Fairhaven Avenue, Santa Ana, CA 92705
  • Times: All day
  • Admission: Free
  • Recurrence: (Recurring daily)
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Would you like to perform the National Anthem in front of an audience of 3,500 on Memorial Day? Now’s your chance! Fairhaven Memorial Park is hosting a singing contest for its 22nd annual Memori...

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2014 Newport Beach Film Festival – Belle

  • April 24, 2014 to May 01, 2014
  • Location: The Triangle 5
  • Address: 1870 Harbor Blvd, Costa Mesa, CA 92627
  • Times: 7:30pm, Fri April 25th
  • Recurrence: (Recurring daily)
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See “Belle” at the 2014 Newport Beach Film Festival The life of Dido Elizabeth Belle, the illegitimate mixed race daughter of a Royal Navy Admiral, inspires this true story of conflicting...

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2014 Newport Beach Film Festival – Break Point

  • April 24, 2014 to May 01, 2014
  • Location: South Coast Village 1
  • Address: 1561 W Sunflower Ave, Santa Ana, CA 92704
  • Times: 8:00 PM Fri, Apr 25
  • Recurrence: (Recurring daily)
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See “Break Point” at the 2014 Newport Beach Film Festival Jimmy Price (Jeremy Sisto) is a reckless man-child on the last leg of his career as a doubles tennis player. When his latest part...

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2014 Newport Beach Film Festival – God Help The Girl

  • April 24, 2014 to May 01, 2014
  • Location: The Triangle 4
  • Address: 1870 Harbor Blvd, Costa Mesa, CA 92627
  • Times: 8:15 PM Fri, Apr 25
  • Recurrence: (Recurring daily)
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See “God Help The Girl” at the 2014 Newport Beach Film Festival A girl dealing with emotional probelms in a Glasgow hospital starts writing songs as a way of getting better. Songwriting b...

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2014 Newport Beach Film Festival – Jadoo

  • April 24, 2014 to May 01, 2014
  • Location: The Triangle 2
  • Address: 1870 Harbor Blvd, Costa Mesa, CA 92627
  • Times: 8:00 PM Fri, Apr 25
  • Recurrence: (Recurring daily)
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See “Jadoo” at the 2014 Newport Beach Film Festival Two brothers nurse a long-standing rivalry after a falling out that resulted in the splitting of the family cookbook, one receiving app...

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2014 Newport Beach Film Festival – The One I Love

  • April 24, 2014 to May 01, 2014
  • Location: The Triangle 3
  • Address: 1870 Harbor Blvd, Costa Mesa, CA 92627
  • Times: 7:45pm, Fri April 25th
  • Recurrence: (Recurring daily)
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See “The One I Love” at the 2014 Newport Beach Film Festival On the brink of separation, Ethan and Sophie escape to a beautiful vacation house for a weekend getaway in an attempt to save ...

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2014 Newport Beach Film Festival – We'll Never Have Paris

  • April 24, 2014 to May 01, 2014
  • Location: Regency Lido Theatre
  • Address: 3459 Via Lido, Newport Beach, CA 92663
  • Times: 8:00 PM Fri, Apr 25
  • Recurrence: (Recurring daily)
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See “We'll Never Have Paris” at the 2014 Newport Beach Film Festival How does someone epically screw up the perfect relationship with the love of their life right before attempting to pro...

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Circus Vargas

  • April 24, 2014 to April 28, 2014
  • Address: 2800 N. Main Street, Santa Ana, CA 92705
  • Venue: Westfield MainPlace Santa Ana
  • Times: Thursday, April 24 @ 7:30pm Friday, April 25 @ 4:00pm & 7:30pm Saturday, April 26 @ 1:00pm. 4:00pm & 7:30pm Sunday, April 27 @ 1:00pm. 4:00pm & 7:30pm Monday, April 28 @ 7:00pm
  • Admission: $20-$65
  • Recurrence: (Recurring daily)
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Circus Vargas presents, Magikaria Extreme, its most mind-blowing, highly anticipated spectacular ever at Westfield MainPlace April 24-28! Join us, where the magic begins and the nail-biting, heart-pou...

Gray Whale Watching Trips at Dana Wharf Whale Watching

  • March 27, 2014 to April 30, 2014
  • Address: 34675 Golden Lantern St , Dana Point, CA 92629
  • Venue: Dana Wharf Whale Watching & Sportfishing
  • Times: 10am,12pm,2:30pm and 4:30pm
  • Admission: Adults - $45 Seniors (55+) - $35 Kids (3-12) - $25 2 and under are FREE!
  • Recurrence: (Recurring every week day)
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GRAY WHALE SEASON CAUSE FOR CELEBRATION Whales travel through Dana Point year round, but Gray Whales migrate now through April. DANA POINT, Calif. –The migration season for the magnificent Gra...

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Julia Haft-Candell: Fast and Slow

  • April 15, 2014 to May 11, 2014
  • Location: CSUF Grand Central Art Center
  • Address: 125 N. Broadway, Santa Ana, CA 92701
  • Times: 11:00am
  • Admission: FREE
  • Recurrence: (Every Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
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Julia Haft-Candell’s sculptures are physical records of their making, and a reflection of their own history. Using small components to build larger forms, the artist continually invents, reasses...

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Julianne Swartz and Ken Landauer: Miracle Report

  • April 15, 2014 to May 11, 2014
  • Location: CSUF Grand Central Art Center
  • Address: 125 N. Broadway, Santa Ana, CA 92701
  • Times: 11:00am
  • Admission: FREE
  • Recurrence: (Every Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
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Julianne Swartz and Ken Landauer spent their Social Studies residency at the ASU Art Museum looking for miracles. The artists explored the miraculous through people’s perceptions of it in their ...

Murder Mystery Dinner Show

  • Started April 18, 2014
  • Location: Embassy Suites
  • Address: 1325 East Dyer Rd, Santa Ana, CA 92705
  • Times: 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
  • Admission: 59.95+
  • Recurrence: (Recurring daily)
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The Dinner Detective is the largest, award-winning, interactive comedic murder mystery dinner show in the United States. We are now running public and private shows in cities across the country every ...

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Orange County Career Fair

Meet face to face with multiple decision makers hiring sales, business development, marketing, retail and sales management professionals across many industries. Our events are open to executive level ...

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Sea Change

  • July 24, 2013 to May 18, 2014
  • Location: Laguna Art Museum
  • Address: 307 Cliff Dr. at North Coast Hwy., Laguna Beach, CA 92651
  • Venue: Laguna Art Museum
  • Times: 11:00 AM- 5:00 PM
  • Recurrence: (Recurring daily)

Los Angeles-based artist Tanya Aguiñiga has transformed the museum’s upper level gallery into a forest of kelp, corals, barnacles, and other wonderful natural forms that one would typical...

Sportfishing trips at Dana Wharf Sportfishing

3/4 Day Fishing These 9-hour trips will fish locally off the coast. These trips depart 7:00am - 4:00pm. Adults - $64 Seniors- $59 Children - $46 Halibut Derby-Starts October 1st "6th Annual!...

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“Oh, Say Can You Sing” Fairhaven Memorial’s Annual Singing Contest 2014

  • March 26, 2014 to April 30, 2014
  • Location: Fairhaven Memorial Park
  • Address: 1702 Fairhaven Avenue, Santa Ana, CA 92705
  • Times: All day
  • Admission: Free
  • Recurrence: (Recurring daily)
  • Visit Website  |  Send Email

Would you like to perform the National Anthem in front of an audience of 3,500 on Memorial Day? Now’s your chance! Fairhaven Memorial Park is hosting a singing contest for its 22nd annual Memori...

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2014 Newport Beach Film Festival – Belle

  • April 24, 2014 to May 01, 2014
  • Location: The Triangle 5
  • Address: 1870 Harbor Blvd, Costa Mesa, CA 92627
  • Times: 7:30pm, Fri April 25th
  • Recurrence: (Recurring daily)
  • Visit Website  |  Send Email

See “Belle” at the 2014 Newport Beach Film Festival The life of Dido Elizabeth Belle, the illegitimate mixed race daughter of a Royal Navy Admiral, inspires this true story of conflicting...

  • User submitted image from 2014 Newport Beach Film Festival – Break Point

2014 Newport Beach Film Festival – Break Point

  • April 24, 2014 to May 01, 2014
  • Location: South Coast Village 1
  • Address: 1561 W Sunflower Ave, Santa Ana, CA 92704
  • Times: 8:00 PM Fri, Apr 25
  • Recurrence: (Recurring daily)
  • Visit Website  |  Send Email

See “Break Point” at the 2014 Newport Beach Film Festival Jimmy Price (Jeremy Sisto) is a reckless man-child on the last leg of his career as a doubles tennis player. When his latest part...

  • User submitted image from 2014 Newport Beach Film Festival – God Help The Girl

2014 Newport Beach Film Festival – God Help The Girl

  • April 24, 2014 to May 01, 2014
  • Location: The Triangle 4
  • Address: 1870 Harbor Blvd, Costa Mesa, CA 92627
  • Times: 8:15 PM Fri, Apr 25
  • Recurrence: (Recurring daily)
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See “God Help The Girl” at the 2014 Newport Beach Film Festival A girl dealing with emotional probelms in a Glasgow hospital starts writing songs as a way of getting better. Songwriting b...

  • User submitted image from 2014 Newport Beach Film Festival – Jadoo

2014 Newport Beach Film Festival – Jadoo

  • April 24, 2014 to May 01, 2014
  • Location: The Triangle 2
  • Address: 1870 Harbor Blvd, Costa Mesa, CA 92627
  • Times: 8:00 PM Fri, Apr 25
  • Recurrence: (Recurring daily)
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See “Jadoo” at the 2014 Newport Beach Film Festival Two brothers nurse a long-standing rivalry after a falling out that resulted in the splitting of the family cookbook, one receiving app...

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2014 Newport Beach Film Festival – The One I Love

  • April 24, 2014 to May 01, 2014
  • Location: The Triangle 3
  • Address: 1870 Harbor Blvd, Costa Mesa, CA 92627
  • Times: 7:45pm, Fri April 25th
  • Recurrence: (Recurring daily)
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See “The One I Love” at the 2014 Newport Beach Film Festival On the brink of separation, Ethan and Sophie escape to a beautiful vacation house for a weekend getaway in an attempt to save ...

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2014 Newport Beach Film Festival – We'll Never Have Paris

  • April 24, 2014 to May 01, 2014
  • Location: Regency Lido Theatre
  • Address: 3459 Via Lido, Newport Beach, CA 92663
  • Times: 8:00 PM Fri, Apr 25
  • Recurrence: (Recurring daily)
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See “We'll Never Have Paris” at the 2014 Newport Beach Film Festival How does someone epically screw up the perfect relationship with the love of their life right before attempting to pro...

29th Annual Orange County Christian Writers Conference

  • April 25, 2014
  • Location: Trinity Presbyterian Church
  • Address: 13922 Prospect Ave, Santa Ana, CA 92705
  • Times: %pm
  • Admission: $227
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The OC Christian Writers Conference help people both young and elder emerge with confidence to write, and publish their stories in the community. Includes: •16 experienced faculty and mentors...

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America’s Family Pet Expo - Orange County

  • April 25, 2014 to April 27, 2014
  • Address: 88 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa, CA 92626
  • Venue: OC Fair & Event Center
  • Times: Friday 10am-6pm; Saturday 10am-7pm; Sunday 10am-6pm
  • Admission: General Admission: $13.00, Seniors 60 and over: $11.00, Children 6-12: $8.00, 5 yrs and under: free.
  • Recurrence: (Recurring daily)
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America’s Family Pet Expo is the world’s largest pet and pet product expo with thousands of pet products for sale at special show prices, a variety of animals on display in stage shows, co...

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Circus Vargas

  • April 24, 2014 to April 28, 2014
  • Address: 2800 N. Main Street, Santa Ana, CA 92705
  • Venue: Westfield MainPlace Santa Ana
  • Times: Thursday, April 24 @ 7:30pm Friday, April 25 @ 4:00pm & 7:30pm Saturday, April 26 @ 1:00pm. 4:00pm & 7:30pm Sunday, April 27 @ 1:00pm. 4:00pm & 7:30pm Monday, April 28 @ 7:00pm
  • Admission: $20-$65
  • Recurrence: (Recurring daily)
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Circus Vargas presents, Magikaria Extreme, its most mind-blowing, highly anticipated spectacular ever at Westfield MainPlace April 24-28! Join us, where the magic begins and the nail-biting, heart-pou...

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