Fun Things to Do in Orange County This Weekend

Fun Things to Do in Orange County This Weekend

Angel Stadium of the Los Angeles Angels baseball team in Anaheim, Calif., on May 24, 2022. (John Fredricks/The Epoch Times)

Julianne Foster

Julianne Foster


Updated: 9/14/2023

Sand Sports Super Show

Hundreds of exhibitors and thousands of people will once again crowd the Orange County Fair and Event Center for a thrilling dunes and dirt sports expo at this annual event. Attendees can discover the newest off-roading vehicles, accessories, and apparel.
88 Fair Drive in Costa Mesa. Friday through Sunday, Sept. 15-17. Tickets are $20 each, $10 for military and children ages 6-12, at the gate. For more information, visit

Fiestas Patrias

Celebrate Hispanic and Latino culture, communities, and various countries’ independence in this free, family-friendly event. There will be a street fair with vendors, food and a beer garden, carnival rides, cultural exhibits, and live music, including the sounds of cumbias, banda, regional, pop, and R&B.
602 N. Flower St. in Santa Ana. Saturday to Sunday, Sept. 16-17 starting at 12 pm. For more information, visit

Coastal Country Jam

Enjoy live performances from some of the top country artists—including Blake Shelton, Tim McGraw, Maren Morris, and Dustin Lynch—at this weekend’s event featuring multiple stages, a 50,000 square-foot line dance floor, local food and beverage vendors, a ferris wheel, and interactive art installations.
386 E. Shoreline Dr. in Long Beach from Saturday to Sunday, Sept. 16-17 from 12 noon to 10 p.m. Single day passes are $125, two-day passes are $225. For more information, visit
People walk along the beach in front of the pier in Huntington Beach, Calif., on March 28, 2020. (Michael Heiman/Getty Images)

People walk along the beach in front of the pier in Huntington Beach, Calif., on March 28, 2020. (Michael Heiman/Getty Images)

2nd Annual Great Day in the Stoke

Bring friends and family to celebrate surf culture while watching the best surfers from the African Diaspora in competition. There will also be free surf lessons, a market of local vendors, yoga, an awards ceremony, and music.
Huntington Beach Pier in Huntington Beach. Saturday, Sept. 16 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, visit

12th Annual Style Week OC

Check out this year’s stylish event featuring a runway and retail with local brands such as Vuori and Gorjana and luxury retailers, including Chanel and Neiman Marcus. This year’s keynote speaker to spark conversations about style, beauty, and trends is actress Vanessa Hudgens, known for her role in the Disney Channel’s High School Musical.
401 Newport Center Dr. in Newport Beach. Happening now until Sunday, Sept. 17. Check out the daily attractions and times at

Angels Weekend of Home Games vs. The Tigers

Take your family and friends to cheer on the Angel’s baseball team as they play against the Detroit Tigers. Friday’s game is Roberto Clemente Day and attendees will receive a Mike Trout Silver Slugger bobblehead. On deck for Saturday: fireworks.
2000 E Gene Autry Way in Anaheim. One game per day Friday through Sunday, Sept. 15-17 at various times. For more information, visit

Biergarten Festival

This annual festival features food, live music, and a German bakery and deli market. Friday will feature the Reflex, an 80s cover band, and Sega Genocide and 90s Rockshow will perform on Saturday’s “90s Night.”
Old World Village at 7561 Center Ave. in Huntington Beach. Friday through Saturday, Sept. 15-16, 8 p.m. to 12 midnight. For more information, visit

Wiener Dog Race

This weekend’s wiener dog races will be a fun event for all ages Sunday, following the end of the Biergarten Festival. Explore a pet expo and a Makers Market with pet vendors and handmade crafts.
Old World Village at 7561 Center Ave. in Huntington Beach. Sunday, Sept. 17. Gates open at 1 p.m. and races begin an hour later. For more information, visit
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