January Events in Orange County 2018
With the holidays behind us, January normally sparks a stretch of reminiscing about time off, sleeping in, and gifts. But let’s be honest, January is a wonderful time to venture out and try something new! Start the year off right with the Orange County’s best activities and things to do in our January events in Orange County 2018 event’s calendar.
Winter Fest Dec. 21-Jan. 7
Outdoor ice rink, 130-foot, six lane Snowflake Summit ice slide, a play park featuring real snow, photos on the world’s largest rocking horse, strolling carolers and personal visits in the cabin of Mr. and Mrs. Claus. Festival of Lights walk-through holiday light show featuring more than two million sparkling lights.
Time/Place: OC Fair & Event Center, Costa Mesa
Contact: 714-855-1187 / www.winterfestoc.com
Bride World Expo Jan. 6
OC’s Bridal Super Show with up to 150 florists, photographers, DJs, wedding venues, photo booths, invitations, decor ideas, honeymoon packages, fashion shows, gown sale and DIY seminars. Meet local experts and find amazing wedding planning values.
Time/Place: 10am-4pm / OC Fair & Event Center, Costa Mesa
Contact: 800-600-7080 / www.brideworld.com
Santa Ana Art Walk Jan. 6
The Santa Ana Artist Village Art Walk is held every first Saturday of the month, rain or shine. The event starts at 7pm and is free for all to attend and enjoy the atmosphere. Come, introduce yourself to a local artist, invite your friends, grab a bite, lots to do in Santa Ana Artist’s Village.
Time/Place: 6-10pm / Second Street
Contact: 714-647-5400 / www.ci.santa-ana.ca.us
Meeting with Newport Beach Fire Chief, Chip Duncan Jan. 11
Join the Corona del Mar Chamber of Commerce, along with community friends and neighbors for a very informative monthly discussion group on hot topic in the community pertinent to both business and residential interests. “Good Morning CdM” is favored by many and is a great way to gain valuable information from our featured speakers and meet your local legislative and city representatives. Coffee and pastry served. Open to the community, bring a friend or colleague.
Time/Place: 7:30-9am / Bahia Corinthian Yacht Club, Corona del Mar
Contact: 949-673-4050 / www.cdmchamber.com
Annual Winter Pet & Vet Clinic Jan. 13
Low-cost vaccinations and veterinarian services available as well as licensing and micro-chipping.
Time/Place: 9-11am / Aliso Viejo Center: 31 Santa Barbara
Contact: 949-425-2550 / www.cityofalisoviejo.com
Beach Cleanup in Seal Beach Jan. 20
Save Our Beach will be conducting a monthly beach clean-ups on the 3rd Saturday of each month. Rain or Shine.
Time/Place: 9am-12pm / beach parking lot at the end of 1st Street
Contact: 562-799-3339 / www.saveourbeach.org
Santa Ana Zoo Free Day Jan. 21
On Resident Free Day, the third Sunday of each month, residents of Santa Ana may visit our Zoo for free. Proof of residency (driver’s license, utility bill) will be required upon arrival. Not valid to schools or business addresses.
Time/Place: 10am-4pm / Santa Ana Zoo: 1801 E. Chestnut Avenue
Contact: 714-836-4000 / www.santaanazoo.org
Tustin Restaurant Week Jan. 22-28
7 days of great deals and the best restaurants of Tustin. Purchase a bracelet and go to a participating restaurant and get a great deal! $5.00 for one bracelet. After the week is over, turn in your receipts to be entered in the raffle. Two will be awarded at random. The prizes are 2 tickets to Sip Swirl & Stroll or 2 tickets to Totally Tustin.
Contact: 714-544-5341 / www.tustinchamber.org
Dana Point Chamber Annual Meeting & Installation Jan. 25
Join the Dana Point Chamber of Commerce as we honor our outgoing chair, Kim Tilly, and welcome our incoming chair, Jay Styles. We will also be inducting our 2018 Board of Directors and presenting the awards for the 2017 Ambassador of the Year, Business of the Year and Citizen of the Year.
Time/Place: 6-9pm / Monarch Beach Resort, Dana Point
Contact: 949-496-1555 / www.danapointchamber.com