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Visiting Orange County

Fall in Orange County sees Disneyland transform into a haunted Halloween destination. Haunted Halloween runs through October, and in November the park turns into a winter wonderland for the Holidays. This is the time of year to visit Anaheim and Disneyland and check out the Haunted Mansion Holiday, fly through Space Mountain Ghost Galaxy, and shriek through the Twilight Zone Tower of Terror. Don’t miss the preview of Tim Burton’s Frankenweenie, and meet Sparky, Disney’s latest hero at Disney California Adventure Park. Next door to Anaheim in Buena Park, Knott’s Berry Farm’s 40th Annual Halloween Haunt opens late September. Enjoy fall fun in Orange County.

Orange County sets the pace for children’s fitness with the 2012 OC Kids Triathlon. The October 14th events are hosted at Costa Mesa High School and feature challenges for kids from 4 to 15 years old. The youngest participate in the Pee Wee Tri, with longer Kids and Junior Tri’s for older children. The OC Kids Triathlon features the swim, bike and run, however, in reverse order to accommodate the swim segments at the CMHS swimming pool.

With idyllic fall weather in Orange County, athletic challenges of all types fill community calendars. Newport Beach boasts its triathlon as the Longest Running Triathlon in the World. The Newport Beach Triathlon celebrates its 35th anniversary, with the 2012 events on October 21st. Events include a sprint course, super sprint course and youth course. The Kring & Chung Newport Beach Triathlon start, finish and transitions are at Back Bay of Newport Beach.

XTerra Wetsuits TRI the Beachcomes to the Orange Country community of Seal Beach October 20th for the 2012 Seal Beach Triathlon. The Seal Beach Tri format is a ½-mile swim, 10-mile bike and 2.1-mile run. The ocean swim starts at Seal Beach Pier, and does not require a wetsuit. The bike follows, taking riders along the San Gabriel River bike trail. Footwear is optional for the out-and-back run on the sands of Seal Beach. The Seal Beach Triathlon is a great race for beginning and intermediate triathletes.

Discover Orange County’s premier natural open spaces at the Chino Hills Trail Run Series. The fall Chino Hills trail runs are November 3rd, starting at Carbon Canyon Regional Park east of Brea and Placentia. Running events include distances from 10K to 50K including the Chino Hills Marathon and Half Marathon. Orange County is known for its urban attractions, discover its natural side at the Chino Hills Trail Run Series.

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Orange County Events

August 2014

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 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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