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Best and Free things to do in Orange County this weekend

There is so much to do this weekend in the Orange County area! Visit our Calendar of Events https://livingmividaloca.com/oc-events-calendar/

This Orange County FREE weekend events list is organized by city and noted where the entrance are FREE – which are all listed below! Use it as a jumping off point to celebrate the weekend Orange County and choose a few events to attend.

There are so many free things to do in Orange County this weekend with family! Check out our list of events below, and visit their pages to confirm event details. All these free events in Orange County this weekend are noted as such.

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Free things to do this weekend in Orange County with family – September 23, 24 and 25, 2022

OC WEEKEND EVENTS IN ORANGE COUNTY ON FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2022

CORONA DEL MAR
Weekend events in Corona del Mar
Halloween Boutique | Roger’s Gardens
9:00am – 6:00pm
Come with us to experience and see, this our dream land of Halloween! Meander through our maze of fun and immerse yourself in what’s to come. 

Discover creepy, crawling, bone chilling ghouls all hailing the Pumpkin King in this formal room. Mischievous faces welcome you inside but keep your eyes open for tricks they might hide. Life is no fun without a good fright, but onwards you go towards the light. True love and devotion are plain to see, that this was simply meant to be. What’s this? What’s this? 

Explore our eerie land. Even if it frightens you, we’ll hold your hand. 

GARDEN GROVE
Weekend events in Garden Grove
Main Street Classic Car Show | Historic Main Street
4:00pm – 8:00pm
The Main Street Classic Car Show is the longest-running car show in Orange County, California. Classics are on display for sure. But you’re likely to find all types of vehicles on the show-strip any given Friday. Because there are roughly 50 parking spaces. And with the show running every Friday you’re bound to catch a wide variety of rids on display.

SANTA ANA
Weekend events in Santa Ana
Friday Night Munchies | 1301 S. Bristol Street
7:00pm – 10:00pm
Music, food, drinks, merch, friends and family. Free parking.

OC WEEKEND EVENTS IN ORANGE COUNTY ON SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2022

ALISO VIEJO
Weekend events in Aliso Viejo
Aliso Viejo Farmers Market | Aliso Viejo Town Center

8:00am – 12:00pm
The Certified Farmers Market every Saturday morning in the Regal Edwards Theatre parking lot at Aliso Viejo Town Center.

ANAHEIM
Weekend events in Anaheim
Live music show | Anaheim Indoor Marketplace

12:00pm – 3:00pm
live “Artistas Imitando Artistas” show at the Anaheim Indoor Marketplace!

Cars & Coffee | Anaheim GardenWalk
8:00am – 12:00pm
World class facility to unite cars and coffee‘s throughout Southern California. Come meet the locals, meet new auto owners, and talk about planting more cars and coffee’s from California to Connecticut.

BUENA PARK
Weekend events in Buena Park
Buena Park Culturefest | Civic Center

11:00am – 6:00pm
Get a taste of a variety of international foods 🤤Try some tacos, burgers, ramen, korean beef, pampabazos, Romanian sausage, and more! 🍜🍔🌮

CORONA DEL MAR
Weekend events in Corona del Mar
Halloween Boutique | Roger’s Gardens
9:00am – 6:00pm
Come with us to experience and see, this our dream land of Halloween! Meander through our maze of fun and immerse yourself in what’s to come. 

Discover creepy, crawling, bone chilling ghouls all hailing the Pumpkin King in this formal room. Mischievous faces welcome you inside but keep your eyes open for tricks they might hide. Life is no fun without a good fright, but onwards you go towards the light. True love and devotion are plain to see, that this was simply meant to be. What’s this? What’s this? 

Explore our eerie land. Even if it frightens you, we’ll hold your hand. 

COSTA MESA
Weekend events in Costa Mesa
Segerstrom Center Tour
 |
Segerstrom Center
10:00am – 3:30pm
Take a free tour of Orange County’s award-winning home for the performing arts and see Segerstrom Center in a whole new light! Led by Segerstrom Center volunteer Docents, guests will explore the remarkable campus while experiencing the details and history of this cultural arts hub located in the heart of Orange County. Reservations required.

HUNTINGTON BEACH
Weekend events in Huntington Beach
Donut Derelicts | Adams Ave Donuts

mornings
Each Saturday morning, car enthusiasts from all over gather in the parking lot of Adams Ave Donuts to enjoy a donut, a cup of coffee and a spectacle of hot rods and classic cars. ​

IRVINE
Weekend events in Irvine
Fiesta Latina | Great Park

mornings
The City of Irvine, in partnership with the University of California, Irvine, is proud to announce Fiesta Latina en Irvine, celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month and honoring Hispanic American individuals and heroes who have positively influenced and enriched our nation, society, and our community. 

Fiesta Latina en Irvine is Saturday, September 24, 11 a.m.–3 p.m. at Great Park. This free event is open to all ages. 

UC Irvine will be on-site with Hispanic and Latino resources; swag and giveaways; interactive activities; information on educational, athletic, and community opportunities; photo opportunities; and more. 

Learn about the cultures and contributions of Latin American indigenous communities and those with Spanish, Mexican, Caribbean, and Central and South American roots through music, food, language, literature, and art. 

MISSION VIEJO
Weekend events in Mission Viejo
Farmers Market | North Paseo, 25282 Marguerite Parkway

10:00am – 2:00pm
Shop a variety of locally grown fresh fruits, vegetables, baked goods, cooked items, handmade crafts and more. For more information on events at the North Paseo, visit envisionmv.com.

NEWPORT BEACH
Weekend events in Newport Beach
California Coastal Commission Art & Poetry Exhibit | Upper Newport Bay – 2301 University Drive

10:50am – 4:00pm
Come and visit The Peter and Mary Muth Interpretive Center at Upper Newport Bay where the 2022 California Coastal Commission Art & Poetry Contest winning work is being displayed.  You will enjoy original art and poetry by grade school students. We are sure you will be amazed by their work.  Art and Poetry will be displayed until October 31, 2022.  

SAN CLEMENTE
Weekend events in San Cleeente
South OC Cars and Coffee | Outlets at San Clemente

9:00am –11:00am
Common sights include supers, hypers, euscle, classics, rods, trucks, and motorcycles.  But, of course, you don’t have to bring a car to put on display.  Everyone is welcome to attend and enjoy the camaraderie of fellow car guys and gals.

SANTA ANA
Weekend events in Santa Ana
Dancing in the Street | Downtown Santa Ana
6:00pm – 10:00pm
Calle Cuatro Marketplace hosts Dancing on the Street every Saturday of every month. Dancing on the Street is a free event at Plaza Calle Cuatro (on the corner of 4th and French) El Callejon del Beso ( on N Bush and Sycamore) and 2nd Street Promenade ( W Second Street and N Broadway). 

Patio Vibrations | 4th Street Market, Downtown Santa Ana
4:00pm – 10:00pm
All ages, music, food and drinks. 80’s flashback music.

Public Hours | Heritage Museum of Orange County
11:00am – 3:00pm
Free to walk the museum grounds. Heritage Museum of Orange County is home to the H. Clay Kellogg House and John Maag Farmhouse. Heritage Museum of OC is dedicated to preserving, promoting and restoring the heritage of Orange County and surrounding region through Hands-on, Minds-on interactive education.

Relampago del Cielo Performance | Santa Ana Library
12:00pm – 1:00pm
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month at the library. Watch traditional folkloric dancers and enjoy a traditional snack. Contact us at 714-647-5250 for more information. Celebra el Mes de la Herencia Hispana en la biblioteca. Ven a ver bailarines folclóricos tradicionales y disfruta de un refrigerio tradicional. Contáctenos al 714-647-5250 para recibir más información.

WESTMINSTER
Weekend events in Westminster
City of Westminster’s 65th Anniversary | Civic Center
9:00am – 3:00pm
Celebrate the season & the City of Westminster’s 65th Anniversary with us this Saturday, September 24th at our FALL FESTIVAL. Enjoy a full day of fun in the Civic Center with live music & entertainment, great food, activities for the entire family, a resource fair, vendors & so much more. 

Check out Westminster Arts Academy performing at 9am, K-9 demonstration at 10:15am with our very own Dragon, at 10:45am Las Tapatias hits the stage making their comeback with us, at 1pm kiddos age 12 & under can join the Candy Scramble and not to be missed…at 1:30pm Funk Station will be jamming your favorite old school funk, soul, and R&B songs. All day you can enjoy the exhibits, booths and FREE kids zone.

OC WEEKEND EVENTS IN ORANGE COUNTY ON SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2022

CORONA DEL MAR
Weekend events in Corona del Mar
Halloween Boutique | Roger’s Gardens
9:00am – 6:00pm
Come with us to experience and see, this our dream land of Halloween! Meander through our maze of fun and immerse yourself in what’s to come. 

Discover creepy, crawling, bone chilling ghouls all hailing the Pumpkin King in this formal room. Mischievous faces welcome you inside but keep your eyes open for tricks they might hide. Life is no fun without a good fright, but onwards you go towards the light. True love and devotion are plain to see, that this was simply meant to be. What’s this? What’s this? 

Explore our eerie land. Even if it frightens you, we’ll hold your hand. 

ORANGE
Weekend events in Orange
SoCal Etsy Guild | The Outlets at Orange

12:00pm – 6:00pm
Set up between the AMC theater and Saddle Ranch. Featuring local artists rafters & designers.

SANTA ANA
Weekend events in Santa Ana
Tianguis Farmers Market Summer Nights | 325 E. 4th Street

4:00pm – 9:00pm
Farmers, vendors, good food and raffles.

ORANGE COUNTY WEEKEND WEATHER

Friday, September 16 – high: 80° – low: 68°

Saturday, September 17 – high: 89° – low: 69°

Sunday, September 18 – high: 88° – low: 70°

ORANGE COUNTY EVENTS CALENDAR 2022

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Originally published on September 16, 2022. Last Updated on September 24, 2022 by Pattie Cordova

Pattie Cordova is founder of Cordova Media Group, LLC, a boutique social media consulting firm that develops and creates social media strategies for businesses. She manages LivingMiVidaLoca.com. In her spare time (what little there is LOL) she enjoys working out, hanging out with her family (two chiclets and a Hubster) and traveling.

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