Category: Events

Pelican Hill Announces Sixth Annual Festa dell’ Autunno

The Resort at Pelican Hill invites visitors and locals to enjoy Southern California’s ideal autumn climate during Festa dell’Autunno from October 7-9, 2016. New this year, a family-friendly Italian Street Festa will feature an al fresco children’s carnival located adjacent to the main event. “Just as we do in my home town in Italy, Festa celebrates the abundance of the autumn harvest season with food, wine, music, art and entertainment,” said Pelican Hill Managing Director Giuseppe Lama. “Pelican Hill [Read more]

OC Zoo Celebrates Bear Awareness Day

Join the County of Orange and OC Parks at the OC Zoo in observance of Bear Awareness Day on Saturday, May 7 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Visit OC Zoo on Bear Awareness Day and learn more about California black bears. In addition to visiting all of the animals at the OC Zoo, guests will enjoy activities including bear crafts for kids, special zookeeper talks about bears, and a learning station where you can find out more about bear conservation and research, how to “bear proof” camping sites, and what to do if you see [Read more]

It’s Time to “Get Your Fair Face On!” for the 2016 OC Fair

The OC Fair is inviting guests to show off their happy, wowed and thrilled faces when it returns July 15-August 14, 2016. The 126th edition of this annual must-do is themed “Get Your Fair Face On!” and will feature fan favorites from nightly musical entertainment to days filled with classic fair food, award-winning exhibits, and carnival thrills. Concertgoers can enjoy a variety of musical genres and comedy acts in the Toyota Summer Concert Series in the Pacific Amphitheatre featuring nightly live entertainment [Read more]

The Junior League of OC to Host LUNAFEST Fundraising Film Festival

The Junior League of Orange County California (JLOCC) is hosting its first annual LUNAFEST®, a fundraising film festival featuring six short films made by, for and about women, in Corona Del Mar, California on April 2. All proceeds from the event will support JLOCC initiatives and the Breast Cancer Fund. The films range from animation to fictional drama and​ cover topics such as women’s health, motherhood, body image, aging, cultural diversity and breaking barriers. Two screenings will be held Saturday, [Read more]

OC Restaurant Association Hosts Largest Culinary Event in OC

Orange County Restaurant Week will celebrate its eighth year as the region's largest culinary event, with the 2016 Orange County Restaurant Week to be held from Sunday, March 6th through Saturday, March 12th.  This year, 140 restaurants in 21 Orange County cities will offer a wide variety of options, from casual and family friendly establishments, to upscale and fine dining. New to this year’s event is an $80 “luxe” menu offering with wine or cocktail pairing. During the weeklong event, the participating [Read more]

Newport Beach Restaurant Week Returns for 10th Year on January 18-31, 2016

Dine Newport Beach and the Newport Beach Restaurant Association announce the 10th anniversary of Newport Beach Restaurant Week, taking place January 18-31, 2016. As the longest running restaurant week in Orange County, the annual event provides special prix-fixe menus for lunch and dinner at a wide variety of premier eateries such as The Ritz Prime Seafood, Sol Cocina, Slapfish, Muldoon’s Irish Pub, Provenance, Tackle Box, Fig & Olive, Sushi Roku and more. “As the first restaurant week event in Orange County, [Read more]