Orange County Calendar of Events for September 2019

Posted by Tony Leocadio on Tuesday, August 20th, 2019 at 1:37pm.

Are you looking for something fun to do in Orange County this September.  Please enjoy the offerings listed below.  Fun for the whole family!


Sawdust Festival   Through Sep. 2 
Outdoor arts and crafts festival. Watch artists create their work and buy directly from the artists while enjoying the atmosphere.  
Time/Place: 935 Laguna Canyon Rd., Laguna Beach  
Contact: 949-494-3030 /


Laguna Art-A-Fair   Through Sep. 2 
Stroll through Laguna Art-A-Fairs peaceful garden setting and enjoy a variety of art including oil paintings, watercolors, acrylics, drawings, photography, digital art, mixed media, sculpture, jewelry, ceramics, glass and wood.  
Time/Place: 777 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach   



International Street Fair   Aug. 30-Sep. 1 
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.  
Time/Place: Fri 5-10pm, Sat & Sun 10am-10pm / Orange Plaza  
Contact: 714-633-4816 /


Handmade Craft Fair   Aug. 31-Sep. 1 
Sip N Shop Enjoy a glass of wine for a $2 donation.  
Time/Place: Sat 3-7pm, Sun 9am-5pm / 11062 Los Alamitos Blvd. 
Contact: 562-889-2434 /


The Great Labor Day Cruise   Aug. 31-Sep. 1 
One of the largest and longest running events in the nation and one of a few that can offer non-stop cruising around a 1.25 mile cruise route set up at the 150 acre venue. Open to Pre 87 American Made Vehicles, Pre 1974, VWs of any model and Late Model Mustangs, Camaros and Challengers.  
Time/Place: Sat 8am-5pm, Sun 8am-4pm / OC Fairgrounds, Costa Mesa   
Contact: 702-534-0294 /


Civil War Days   Aug. 31-Sep. 1 
Living history events like Civil War Days allow people to experience vivid recreations of life in our past in ways that would not otherwise be possible.  
Time/Place: 10am-5pm / Huntington Central Park  
Contact: 714-425-2634 /


Knotts Berry Farm Labor Day Sunday Fireworks   Sep. 1 
Experience Ghost Town Alive! complete with bandits, cowboys, robberies, judges, a good ol western hoedown, and much more! Guests can visit the beloved town of Calico and experience an authentic western adventure by becoming a star in this summers story of the Wild West.  
Time/Place: 9:30pm / 8039 Beach Boulevard, Buena Park  
Contact: 714-220-5200 /


Red Cross Blood Drive   Sep. 6 
A little of your time (30-60 minutes) could mean a lifetime for another - one pint of blood can save up to three lives!  
Time/Place: 2pm / King of Kings: 13431 Newhope Street, Garden Grove  


Tall Ships Festival   Sep. 6-8 
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.  
Time/Place: Dana Point Harbor / Ocean Institute  
Contact: 949-496-2274 /


Honor a Hero   Sep. 7 
Join us in Honoring Local Hero Angie Kardashian for her 9/11 work. The Exchange Club of Tustin and Sterling Collision Center will also be honoring two First Responders of Tustin. The event will conclude with Sterling Collision Center, Joe Kazemi Owner, Awarding a Local Veteran with a Brand New Car.  
Time/Place: 5:30-7pm / Elks Lodge: 1751 S. Lyon St., Santa Ana  


Marines Car Wash   Sep. 7 
Help support our troops. Donations accepted.  
Time/Place: 10am-2pm / Plaza De La Paz Center, Laguna Niguel  
Contact: 949-362-4300 /


Orange County Craft Beer Festival   Sep. 7 
This year there will be over 100 breweries serving over 160 craft & import beers plus awesome food, live entertainment, beer seminars, all at the best location in Orange County.  
Time/Place: 12-7pm / Oak Canyon Park, Silverado   



Huntington Beach Oktoberfest   Sep. 8-Nov. 3 
Every Wednesday through Sunday. Sample Imported German Beers, Bratwurst, Rotisserie Chicken, Hamburgers, Pork Sandwiches, Strudel, Pretzels & more. Beer Drinking & Stein Holding Contests, and the Chicken Dance! Wednesday through Saturday are adult nights & Sundays are family day. 
Time/Place: Old World Festival Hall     

Contact: 714-696-TAP1 / 

La Habra Movie in the Park   Sep. 13 
Tonights movie is Despicable Me 3. Bring your blankets and chairs out to enjoy a fun family movie! Snacks will be available for purchase.  
Time/Place: 6-8pm / Our Lady of Guadalupe Church: 900 W. La Habra Blvd.  
Contact: 562-383-4200 /


Honor the Valor   Sep. 13 
This year, 50 Veterans will be honored. In doing so, each member of the DHHS Football Team will be wearing a camouflage jersey with their respective Veterans name on the back.  At the conclusion of the game, each Veterans name and branch of service will be announced as they line up on the field and are presented with their game day jersey. 
Time/Place: 6-10pm / Dana Hills High School, Dana Point  


Crab Feast and Auction Under the Stars   Sep. 14 
Dinner, music, dancing, and silent & live auctions throughout the evening. Money raised from the annual Crab Feast and Auction Under the Stars is used to support YMCA programming for under-served children and families in the community.  
Time/Place: 6-10pm / Fullerton Family YMCA: 2000 Youth Way  
Contact: 714-879-9622 /


Art & Craft Festival   Sep. 14  
Support your local artists. Featuring the best in handmade jewelry, artwork, home decor, pottery and live entertainment.  
Time/Place: 2-6pm / Art & Craft Festival, Laguna Hills  
Contact: 949-542-6016 /


Fiestas Patrias Festival and Parade   Sep. 14-15 
This annual tradition celebrates Santa Ana's vibrant Mexican culture with a parade, beer garden, performers each night, delicious food, vendors, interactive activities, and exciting carnival rides for children of all ages.  
Time/Place: 12-10pm / Downtown Santa Ana  
Contact: 714-571-4227 /


Jaws on the Plaza   Sep. 20 
Grab a beach chair and enjoy the movie that started shark-mania, Jaws.  Shark Trivia starts at 7:30pm and the free outdoor movie starts at 8pm. Beer, wine, soft drinks, and movie snacks will be available for purchase.  
Time/Place: 7:30pm / Fullerton, Downtown Plaza  
Contact: 714-738-6545 /


The Harvest Festival Original Art & Craft Show   Sep. 20-22 
American handmade creations, live entertainment, a Kidzone, specialty foods, prizes, demonstrations, and more.  
Time/Place: 10am-5pm / OC Fair & Event Center  
Contact: 925-392-7300 /


St. NorbertFest   Sep. 20-22 
There will be great food, fun and games such as Sumo Mania, bingo, raffles, exciting rides and awesome entertainment.  
Time/Place: St. Norbert Catholic Church, Orange  
Contact: 714-637-4360 /


Anaheim Craft and Vintage Fair  Sep. 21 
Local crafters and artists, No multi-level marketing vendors, Food sale including Eastern European, favorites, homemade jam & bake sale, Church talks at 11am & 2pm.  
Time/Place: 9am-4pm / Annunciation Byzantine Catholic Church: 995 N. West St.  
Contact: 714-533-6292 /


J.F. Shea Therapeutic Riding Center Annual BBQ and Family Faire    Sep. 21 
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. All proceeds benefit the programs of the J.F. Shea Therapeutic Riding Center.  
Time/Place: 4pm / 26284 Oso Road, San Juan Capistrano  
Contact: 949-240-8441 /


Caribbean Nights   Sep. 21 
Live music, friends, neighbors and great Caribbean style food! Enjoy craft beers, select wines and tropical cocktails as you watch a traditional fire dancing show and Caribbean dancing. Try your chance at winning great prizes.  
Time/Place: 6-9pm / Lago Santa Margarita Beach Club  
Contact: 949-709-0013 /


Toast to the Casa 2019: The Enchanted Garden   Sep. 21 
Support access to the arts, history and education! Event includes Multiple stages with live entertainment, Eclectic food and beverage fare, Exciting prizes and auction items, & a flawless patron experience with valet parking, ample seating and white glove service.  
Time/Place: 5:30-10pm / Casa Romantica, San Clemente  
Contact: 949-498-2139 /


Surf City 10 Miler/10K/5K   Sep. 21 
The spectacular 10K is long enough to challenge your endurance yet is the perfect distance for achieving a PR. The Flat Fast course along Californias famous Pacific Coast Highway is perfect for a leisurely 5K jog.  
Time/Place: 6:30pm / Huntington Beach Pier  

Yorba Linda Movie in the Park   Sep. 21 
Join us at the park to watch Wonder Park on our 20ft inflatable movie screen. Seating is available on the grass so bring a blanket or low lawn chair.  
Time/Place: Dusk / Hurless Barton Park   



Viking Festival   Sep. 21-22 
Meet the Norse Gods and Viking Folk at the Living History Viking Village and Marketplace. Two stages of Live Music and Entertainment. Exotic food and drink. Brew Masters Beers and Mead Garden. Axe throwing, KidZone, Live Viking Combat, Norway Heritage Hall, Games & Competitions.  
Time/Place: Sat 10am-8pm, Sun 10am-6pm / 2006 E. Vista Way, Vista  


Dozynki Harvest Festival   Sep. 21-22 
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.  
Time/Place: Pope John Paul II Polish Center, Yorba Linda  
Contact: 714-996-8161 /


Dana Point Lantern District Car & Motorcycle Show   Sep. 22 
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!  
Time/Place: 10am-3pm / Dana Point Lantern District  
Contact: 949-496-1555 /


Ohana Festival   Sep. 27-29 
In addition to offering a full day in the sun with a diverse music lineup, Ohana will donate a portion of proceeds to the San Onofre Parks Foundation.  
Time/Place: Doheny State Beach, Dana Point   



Cruisin For A Cure Car Show    Sep. 28 
The worlds largest one-day charity car show with over 3,500 vehicles on display and over 200 vendors and exhibitors. They get to cruise for 1.5 miles and/or park and just display their vehicles. Live music, food and vendors.  
Time/Place: 6am-4pm / OC Fair & Expo Center, Costa Mesa  
Contact: 949-353-7353 /


San Juan Capistrano Greek Festival   Sep. 28-29 
Authentic Greek food and pastries, Greek music and dancing, shopping at the Greek bazaar, kid friendly activities and exhibits featuring Byzantine icons and Greek costumes.  
Time/Place: Sat 11am-10pm, Sun 12-9pm / SJC Community Center  
Contact: 949-542-3445 /


Tony Leocadio, Team Leader
CalBRE# 01737259


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