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Visiting Orange County

Orange County California is heading back to school, however the fun doesn’t stop. Anaheim’s Angel Stadium host’s it's Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim through the last 2012 home game series September 25th through 27th. Meanwhile, the NHL Anaheim Ducks return to the ice at the Honda Center for preseason action September 25th. The new Cars Land at Disney’s California Adventure is the talk of Southern California – be sure to visit and join the conversation. Summer crowds are waning at Orange County amusement parks, making the season ideal for a getaway to Disneyland, Disney’s California Adventure and Knott’s Berry Farm.

Huntington Beach celebrates the 10th anniversary of the BB Jazz Festival September 8th. The 2012 Festival is hosted at Huntington Beach Central Park, featuring lawn seating and plenty of shade trees. Bring a picnic and enjoy a full day of Jazz beginning at 10 am. Scheduled headliners include Peabo Bryson, Angie Stone and Walter Beasley – the BB Jazz Festival is a must for music fans.

Join the San Juan Capistrano Chamber of Commerce to say farewell to the swallows on October 6th. Celebrate the swallow migration south, at 2012’s The Vintage Food & Wine Festival and a delightful evening under the Orange County stars. Hosted at the Mission San Juan Capistrano, enjoy food and wine from popular Orange County restaurants and entertainment by local band, Family Style. The Vintage is a great night out in San Juan Capistrano.

Shopping anyone? Orange County has it all from outlets to high-end shops. The OC Fair & Events Center at the Orange County Fairgrounds, hosts the Orange County Market Place on weekends. A unique swap meet, OC Market Place is a value hunters dream. The city of Orange is home to the Block at Orange, which includes the Outlets at Orange, along with food and entertainment venues. If you like outlet shopping, this is the place.

For that special gift or outfit, check out the stores at Newport Beach’s Fashion Island or South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa – these are destinations for some serious shopping. The Lab in Costa Mesa offers an eclectic mix of unique shops, for those looking for something out of the ordinary. From Tustin’s Market Place and District at Tustin Legacy, to the Westminster Mall and points in between, there is definitely shopping in Orange County.

Runners visiting Orange County, no worries, the OC calendar is full of events. Anaheim hosts the Disneyland Half Marathon Weekend, August 31st through September 2nd. Make your 2012 Labor Day weekend an active one in Orange County. Branded the Happiest Race on Earth, the 13.1-mile course winds through Anaheim and Disneyland and Disney California Adventure. In addition to the half marathon, events include kids races and a family fun run 5K.

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Orange County Events

August 2014

August 2, 2014
Big Bite Bacon Fest Experience the best in bacon dishes prepared by some of the best chefs in Long Beach. This delicious event takes place on the Queen Mary at 5 p.m.
August 28, 2014
Breakfast at Tiffany's

Watch a classic film on the big screen while enjoying a cold beer or nice glass of wine at the Regency Theatres Director’s Cut Cinema in Laguna Niguel. Show time is 7:30 p.m.

August 23, 2014
Sleeping Giant Sleeping Giant takes the stage at Chain Reaction in Anaheim for a 6:30 p.m. show.

September 2014

September 13, 2014
California Celtic Classic Join in the games or just meander through the Irish marketplace and enjoy live music. This free event at the Sea Terrace Park in Dana Point begins at 10 a.m.
September 3-14, 2014
Laguna Dance Festival Visit the Laguna Playhouse and be immersed into the world of dance as you watch performances by world-renowned dance companies. Times vary per performance.

September 2014

September 25, 2014
Gatsby's Black and White Soiree All you dapper gents and ladies are welcome at the Muckenthaler in Fullerton for this fashionable black-tie soiree. There will be fine dining and live music for dancing. The evening’s events begin at 6 p.m.

October 2014

October 12, 2014
Oktoberfest The Muckenthaler Cultural Center fills with delicious food and brews for this fun annual event in Fullerton. The music strikes up at noon.
October 5, 2014
Yappy Howl-O-Ween The Ritz-Carlton in Dana Point hosts this fun event for the dogs. There will be tricks and treats, a costume contest, and play time for the pups. Yappy Hour begins at 5 p.m.
October 4, 2014
Dana Point State BBQ Championship The smell of great BBQ takes over Sea Terrace Park in Dana Point as over 100 teams compete for cash and prizes and you get to reap the benefits of their hard work. Grills light at 10 a.m.

December 2014

December 7, 2014
German Christmas Holiday Market Old World Village in Huntington Beach hosts this market filled with German food, vintage gifts, and arts and crafts. There will also be a bouncy house for the kids, photos with Santa, and Dachshund Races to enjoy. The market opens at 10 a.m.

24 Best Western Hotels
in Orange County

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    Courtesy Inn

    Anaheim

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    Anaheim Inn

    Anaheim

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    Park Place Inn - Mini Suites

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    Pavilions

    Anaheim

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    Raffles Inn & Suites

    Anaheim

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    Stovall's Inn

    Anaheim

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    Newport Mesa Inn

    Costa Mesa

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    Dana Point Inn-by-the-Sea

    Dana Point

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    Marina Shores Hotel

    Dana Point

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    Huntington Beach Inn

    Huntington Beach

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    Regency Inn

    Huntington Beach

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    Laguna Brisas Spa Hotel

    Laguna Beach

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    Irvine Spectrum Hotel

    Lake Forest

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    Los Alamitos Inn & Suites

    Los Alamitos

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    Newport Beach Inn

    Newport Beach

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    Orange Plaza

    Orange

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    Meridian Inn & Suites, Anaheim-Orange

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    Anaheim Orange County Hotel

    Placentia

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    Casablanca Inn

    San Clemente

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    Capistrano Inn

    San Juan Capistrano

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    Orange County Airport North

    Santa Ana

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    Harbour Inn & Suites

    Sunset Beach

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    Palm Garden Inn

    Westminster

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    Westminster Inn

    Westminster

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