Spring and Summer Events in Orange County
The time in between late Spring and early Summer is one of our favorite times of the year. The days are longer, the flowers have bloomed, and the weather is warm, but not too hot yet to enjoy the outdoors! It is hard to not be in a great mood during this time of year and the weather definitely makes us want to get outside and explore our area. If you are like us and are searching for some fun and exciting things to do in Orange County, here is a list of some of our favorite upcoming events.
- Crawfish Festival – Fountain Valley- May 20-22, 2022
This a great event for all ages with a New Orleans vibe! Head out to fill the world’s largest crawfish pots while enjoying true Louisiana-style cooking done by Master Chefs. This is a true carnival with rides, live music, and performances everywhere you turn. This event is free admission for those under 12, with VIP tickets available for purchase. https://www.crawfishfestival.com/
Location: Main Place Mall, 2800 N Main ST, Santa Ana, CA 92705
2. Strawberry Festival – Garden Grove -May 27-30, 2022
This is a festival honoring the city’s long strawberry growing history. At the festival, you will find it filled with fair rides, booths with a variety of different vendors, and a list full of performers. On Saturday, check out the parade where you will find many elected officials, community heroes, and celebrities! Admission is free. https://strawberryfestival.org/
Location: Euclid St & Main St, Garden Grove, CA
- Memorial Day Service- May 30th 10:30 AM
This event is to honor our heroes! There will be speakers, music by the Orange County Concert Band, the Southern California Children’s Chorus, and a “star-spangled” Contest winner singing the National Anthem. There will also be a memorial flyover, honor guard detail, antique cars on display, complimentary hot dogs, and much more. This event is great for all ages!
Location: 1702 Fairhaven Avenue, Santa Ana, CA, 92705
- Summerfest – Fountain Valley- June 16-19, 2022
This event has it all! Carnival rides, vendors, food booths and the famous FV Classic Car Show, great entertainment, and beer garden. Make sure you stay all night to catch the firework show. Admissionis $5 for anyone over 5 years old. https://www.fountainvalley.org/903/FV-Summerfest
Location: The Recreation Center and Sports Park, 16400 Brookhurst St., Fountain Valley, CA
- Sawdust Festival – Laguna Beach June 24-August 28, 2022
This one is for art and craft lovers. Watch over 200 artists create their works of art and shop thousands of unique pieces. Enjoy the outdoor wonderful atmosphere filled with three stages of entertainment and roaming live performances. You can even sign up for a class and get creative yourself. https://sawdustartfestival.org/
Location: 935 Laguna Canyon Rd., Laguna Beach
A lot of people think Orange County is just beaches and Disneyland, but there is so much more to see and do! Our area has something for everyone, what is your favorite event this time of year?