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Harvest Crusade - Anaheim
August 28-30, 2015

Annual Harvest Crusade event, designed to be opportunities for Christians to invite family members, coworkers, friends, and acquaintances to hear the life-changing message of the gospel in an entertaining environment.

Angel Stadium of Anaheim
Anahiem, California

(714) 638-0981

Free Summer Concerts

Guide to summer concerts throughout Orange County.

Pictured - San Juan Summer Nights

Pageant of the Masters - Laguna Beach
July 8 – August 31, 2015

Presented in July and August since the early 1930's, these colorful events have won worldwide recognition. The Pageant consists of ninety minutes of “living pictures” – incredibly faithful art re-creations of classical and contemporary works with real people posing to look exactly like their counterparts in the original pieces.

650 Laguna Canyon Rd
Laguna Beach


Whale Watching - Dana Point & Newport Beach

Gray Whales migrate annually along the west coast of North America. They can be seen from the Orange County coast from December through early April.

Since the Gray Whales migrate just a few miles off the coast, simple cruises from Dana Point and Newport Beach enable you to see these spectacular creatures in their natural habitat.

You can book cruises at the following locations:

Captain Dave's Dolphin & Whale Safari
34451 Ensenada Place
Dana Point, CA 92629
Davey's Locker Whale Watching
400 Main Street
Newport Beach, Ca 92661
Dana Wharf

34675 Golden Lantern
Dana Point, CA 92629
Newport Landing Whale Watching
309 Palm - Suite A
Newport Beach, CA. 92661

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Fall Blue Whale Migration - $20 Cruises Daily To View These Giants - Newport Beach

September is a special time along the coast of Orange County with warm and mild days and huge numbers of blue whales feeding sometimes just several hundred yards from shore. The Blue Whale Migration is in full swing in September with cruises often seeing several blue whales or more during a single whale watching cruise. And if blue whales weren't enough, finback whales, and minke whales or also viewed regularly. A great opportunity for even the most seasoned whale watcher. Newport Beach is regarded as one of top whale watching destinations worldwide. See why.

Newport Landing Whale Watching
309 Palm - Suite A
Newport Beach Ca 92661

Teatro Martini Dinner Cabaret - Buena Park
Opening in late September 2015!

Teatro Martini, a new cabaret and variety show, will be opening in late September 2015 in Buena Park, California. The show is tailored to a more mature audience and will offer an energetic evening of non-stop comedy, daring acrobatic acts, live music and unique performances paired with fantastic dining.

To create the exciting and edgy experience, our crew has shanghaied world-class chefs, mixologists, beautiful dancers and amazing performers from across the globe, providing adults a captivating and tantalizing getaway from the ordinary. Stay tuned…more details coming soon.

7600 Beach Blvd.
Buena Park, CA 90620

! If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us at 844-249-7865 or visit our website for more information.

International Street Fair - Orange
September 4 - 6, 2015

International foods, crafts, folk dancing and music. Many different ethnic foods and costume. The Street Fair has become known for the variety of food reflecting cuisine from around the world. They provide food, drink, entertainment and crafts to the visitors.

Street Fair is located in a four-square block area radiating out from the center of the Orange Plaza, which is the intersection of Chapman and Glassell.

CaterCon - Anaheim
Thursday, September 10, 2015
3 – 8 PM

This 5 hour long expo has been specially designed for all consumers of event services. CaterCon will offer a unique opportunity to sample delectable cuisine, wine and beer from popular local caterers, network with event professionals, learn the latest trends in professional event services, meet with hosts of local venues and hotels and experience the music of local entertainers.

CaterCon expo and conference is produced and hosted by the Business Expo Center (OC’s premier event venue) in its 36,000 Sq.Ft. facility.

Business Expo Center
1960 S Anaheim Way
Anaheim, CA

Visit for more info, or call 714.978.9000 and register now! Limited tickets available.

2015 Yappy Hour
Thursday, September 10, 2015
5 to 8 p.m.

Follow Fido to Yappy Hour, a monthly cocktail party for canines and their companions held on The Dana Lawn at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel. Pooches, hounds and pups enjoy complimentary hand-made dog biscuits and lapping up refreshing libations, thanks to bacon, chicken, cheese, beef and liver flavored water, while their companions can purchase burgers, brews and wines. Proceeds from the 2015 Yappy Hour season will go to the Wounded Veteran's Initiative of Canine Companions for Independence.

The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel
One Ritz-Carlton Drive
Dana Point, CA 92629

Orange County Beer Festival - Silverado
September 12, 2015

This year there will be over 80 breweries serving over 175 craft & import beers plus awesome food, live entertainment, beer seminars, all at the best location in Orange County. This is one beer fest where you won’t feel like you are choosing from the same brands you can get in your grocery store. No one under the age of 21 will be admitted.

This event raises thousands of dollars for the Fallen Fire Fighters Relief Fund

Oak Canyon Park
5305 Santiago Canyon Road
Silverado, CA


Annual Southern California Brain Tumor Walk - Anaheim
Saturday, September 12, 2015

The Southern California Brain Tumor Walk is an inspirational, all-ages fundraising walk and community day to support the brain tumor cause. Form a team of family, friends and co-workers and help make a difference in the fight against brain tumors!

Angel Stadium of Anaheim
Anaheim, CA

Richard Henry Dana Charity Regatta - Dana Point
September 12 & 13, 2015

Four days of events in the Annual Richard Henry Dana Charity Regatta that include: Marine Fishing, Sailing Regatta including the Audi Cup, SUP Events, Juniors Regatta, Fishing Tournament, Poker Run, and VIP/Sponsor Event. Participants have the opportunity to enjoy the benefits of the Dana Point Yacht Club, which features a breathtaking clubhouse and panoramic views of the Dana Point Harbor.

Dana Point Yacht Club
Dana Point, CA


Tall Ships Festival - Dana Point
September 12-13, 2015

The festival features a spectacular array of family-fun activities including 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 and are not to be missed. Additionally, you can explore the historic tallships and listen to the crew share tails of adventure and life at sea.

Dana Point Harbor / Ocean Institute
Shuttle service from Salt Creek Beach Park at Pacific Coast Highway and Selva Road & from Dana Hills High School)


Oktoberfest - Huntington Beach September 13 - November 1, 2015

Eat, Drink, Dance & be Merry at Southern California’s BEST & Most DIVERSE OKTOBERFEST (voted by German World Magazine) with live Oom-Pah-Pa Bands directly from Germany. Come get your prost on with one of your favorite Imported German Beers, Bratwurst, Rotisserie Chicken, Hamburgers, Pork Sandwiches, Strudel, Pretzels & more....

Guests can enter the Beer Drinking & Stein Holding Contests, and of course do the Chicken Dance! Enjoy tasty shots served by their beautiful shot hostesses. This is the party capitol of the OC Don’t miss the fun Wednesday through Saturday is our adult nights & Sunday’s are family day and Dachshund Races.

Old World Festival Hall
7561 Center Avenue
Huntington Beach

714-696-TAP1 (8271)

Brea Jazzestival - Brea
September 18, 19, 20, 2015

The Jazz Festival is a crowd favorite from people in and around Orange County. The outdoor event draws well over 12,000 people during the four-weekend musical jazz extravaganza in the month of September. A prime seating area is set up for visitors. People can also bring their chairs and watch the festival from their vantage point, as Brea Downtown sets the ambiance.

There is a beer and wine garden, VIP seating area, fine arts & craft show and kid’s zone. Attendees can plan a grand Jazz night out by including dining and shopping at the various choices of restaurants and retail shops in Brea Downtown. General admission and parking is free.

Downtown Brea


Discovery Cube Presents: Hot Wheels: Race to Win - Santa Ana
September 19 - January 3, 2015
10AM – 5PM

This new family exhibit will get you revved up with immersive activities for three generations of Hot Wheels® fans. There’s something for mom, dad, grandparents, and children! Visit this exhibit to become part of a race team working together to build and test the fastest speed machines on the planet!

Visitors can take a behind-the-scenes look at the thrilling world of racing, compete in the Pit Stop Challenge, see and learn about real race car parts, authentic artifices, and captivating memorabilia.

Discovery Cube
2500 N. Main St.
Santa Ana, CA 92705


Surf City Days - Huntington Beach
September 19-20, 2015

A great way to end the summer! Spend this weekend at Huntington Beach Downtown and engage in your favorite activities as a participant or spectator.

Join the 44th Annual Surf Competition, Duke's CBVA Volleyball Tournament, HSS/Surfline Demo Days, Race to Victory SUP, Old Skool Skate Competition, Green Forum, Green Expo, the California FIT Challenge and Surfin' Sundays.

Huntington Beach Pier & Downtown locations
Huntington Beach, CA

Dozynki Harvest Festival - Yorba Linda
September 19-20, 2015

Celebrating Polish culture with food, music dancing and exhibits. Held at the Pope John Paul II Polish Center.

3999 Rose Dr
Yorba Linda, CA


St NorbertFest - Orange
September 19, 20 & 21, 2015

The annual St. Norbertfest (formerly Oktoberfest) continues to grow and helps to build the parish, school, and the Orange community. There will be great food fun games such as Sumo Mania, bingo, raffles, exciting ridesand awesome entertainment for everyone—it’s a perfect time for fellowship!

St. Norbert Catholic Church
300 E. Taft Avenue
Orange, CA 92865

(714) 637-4360

San Juan Capistrano Greek Festival - San Juan Capistrano
September 25-27, 2015
11 am

Be Greek for the day! Enjoy authentic Greek food and pastries, live Greek music and dancing, shopping at the Greek bazaar, kid friendly activities and exhibits featuring Byzantine icons and traditional Greek costumes.

FREE Admission and FREE Parking. Complimentary shuttle service to and from the SJC Metrolink Station.

27129 Calle Arroyo
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675

(949) 542-3445

Green Expo - Huntington Beach
September 26, 2015
10:30 am - 3:00pm

Event will include giveaways, art, live entertainment & performances, food trucks and more!

Free shredding and a donation box will also be on site.

Huntington Beach City Hall
2000 Main St
Huntington Beach, CA 92648

Anaheim Craft & Vintage Fair - Anaheim
Saturday, September 26, 2015
9 am - 4 pm

Visit the Anaheim Craft and Vintage Fair to shop for one of a kind handmade items from local crafters. No multi-tiered marketers. Real art and handmade items!

Attention Foodies: Food will be sold, including some Eastern European favorites, baked goods and homemade jam in many flavors! Balloon animals! All day raffle! Church tours, that will include viewing hand painted icons, at 11:00am and 2:00pm. Vespers Liturgy at 5:00pm. All are welcome. Stop on by and have a great time!

Annunciation Byzantine Catholic Church
995 N. West St.
Anaheim, CA 92801


Cruisin' For A Cure Car Show
Costa Mesa

September 26, 2015

The world's largest one day car show dedicated to helping find a cure for Prostate Cancer. Live music, food and vendors.

OC Fair and Expo Center
Costa Mesa

J.F. Shea Therapeutic Riding Center Annual BBQ and Family Faire - San Juan Capistrano
September 26, 2015
Gates open at 4 pm

Traditional family barbecue in a casual setting featuring live country western entertainment, activities for children, live and silent auctions and riding demonstrations throughout the evening. Country western wear is encouraged!

All proceeds benefit the programs of the J.F. Shea Therapeutic Riding Center dedicated to improving the lives of persons with disabilities through horsemanship.

The J.F. Shea Therapeutic Riding Center
26284 Oso Road
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675


Irvine Global Village Festival - Irvine
September 26, 2015
10 am - 6 pm

Boasting artistic cultural performances on five stages, the Festival's live entertainment is a mosaic of music and dance representing more than 50 cultures from Europe, Asia, Africa, and North and South America. Immerse yourself in cultural displays, world religion and demonstrations, indulge in international cuisine, explore the world marketplace and keep the little ones in motion with hands-on art projects, games and activities in a giant, interactive Kids Village. Festival admission and parking are free.

Bill Barber Park
4 Civic Center Plaza
Irvine, CA 92618


Annual Fascination of Orchids International Show & Sale - Santa Ana
September 26 & 27, 2015
10 AM to 5 PM

Flower lovers will want to converge on the beautiful outdoor 'Green" at South Coast Plaza Village during the last weekend of September to view and purchase thousands of exotic orchids from vendors from USA, South America and Asia. In addition, Free Seminars will be presented all weekend long by local orchid experts to give you tips on the care, feeding and re-potting of orchids along with exhibitions, workshops and live demonstrations.

The venue is wheelchair friendly with plenty of close free parking. Presented by the Non Profit 501 c 3 organization Fascination of Orchids, inc.

South Coast Plaza Village
1631 Sunflower St.
Santa Ana

A Harvest of Quilts - Aliso Viejo
Sept. 26 & 27, 2015

The Flying Geese Quilters Guild presents their annual Quilt Show where over 300 traditional and non-traditional style quilts will be on display. It brings together the “best of the best” in quiltmaking, with aisles of displays, retail exhibits, live quilt auction, antique quilts display, and hours of hands-on workshops.

SOKA University
1 University Dr.
Aliso Viejo

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