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Irish Fair & Music Fest
Jun
13
to Jun 16

Irish Fair & Music Fest

  • The Great Park in Irvine (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Come down to Orange County Great Park for the 2019 #irishfairandmusicfest. Tickets will go on sale soon. We already have The Fenians playing with more great bands to be announced.We're also hoping to make the fair bigger than last year so like the page and watch out for news. 

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San Diego Scottish Highland & Games
Jun
22
to Jun 23

San Diego Scottish Highland & Games

  • Brengle Terrace City Park (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

46th annual San Diego Scottish Highland Games & Gathering of the Clans! Enjoy the Highland Athletics, Sheepdog Trials, Highland Dancing, Pipe & Drum competitions, live music at the beer garden, world class vendors, Scottish clan history, and more!

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Movies on the Beach - The Little Mermaid
Jun
27
8:00 PM20:00

Movies on the Beach - The Little Mermaid

Join Crystal Cove Conservancy this summer to enjoy some favorite historic films on the beach in Crystal Cove State Park’s Historic District!
June 27 we will be showing The Little Mermaid (1989).
July 25 we will be showing Dr. Strangelove (1964).
August 8 we will be showing Sabrina (1954).
Starting at 8pm, all movies will be shown on the beach outside “Beaches” Cottage #13 and are FREE to the public with a $15 State Park day-use fee.
Bring blankets, beach chairs, and a picnic to enjoy with your family. There will also be a historic snack shop with popcorn and candy for sale.

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Sawdust Festival
Jun
28
to Sep 1

Sawdust Festival

Art enthusiasts, collectors, and novice artists have come to the Sawdust since our beginning in 1966 for our mix of fine art and craft. Media include hand-blown and fused glass, painting, jewelry, surf art, ceramics, clothing and textiles, wood and metal sculpture, scrimshaw, photography, and so much more.

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 2019 Riviera Village Summer Festival Redondo Beach
Jun
29
to Jun 30

2019 Riviera Village Summer Festival Redondo Beach

  • Riviera Village Redondo Beach (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Listen non-stop live rock music on main stage. The community Stage will feature an eclectic mix of live entertainment for all ages, 200+ art and craft booths, carnival rides, DJ, live bands, entertainment, beer and wine garden, international food court, and much more. Free admission.

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Huntington Beach 4th of July Parade
Jul
4
10:00 AM10:00

Huntington Beach 4th of July Parade

The tradition began on July 4, 1904, when Huntington Beach commemorated the arrival of the first electric passenger train linking the area with Long Beach and Los Angeles. The Board of Trade, a forerunner of the Chamber of Commerce, sponsored this first event, bringing 50,000 people to town to join in the day's celebration.

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Independence Day on the Back Bay
Jul
4
2:30 PM14:30

Independence Day on the Back Bay

Join us for our historic 4th of July annual INDEPENDENCE DAY ON THE BAY celebration, with special performances by the World’s Greatest Journey Tribute — DSB, and other guests! Come early to set up your spot on the beach for the largest and most spectacular pyrotechnic fireworks show in Orange County, sponsored by the City of Newport Beach! Bring your beach chairs and umbrellas for a fun day in the sun with live entertainment, food trucks, and a full bar.

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4th of July Firework Show - Dana Point Harbor
Jul
4
9:00 PM21:00

4th of July Firework Show - Dana Point Harbor

Every year the City of Dana Point hosts one of the best firework shows in Southern California. Gather the family and friends and look towards the skies over Doheny State Beach and experience this patriotic extravaganza. FREE bus service from 10:00 am to 11:00 pm to Dana Point Harbor. Bus pick-up to the harbor located on Golden Lantern, north side between Acapulco and Stonehill, with limited parking at Dana Hills High School and surrounding streets in that area. For more information call City of Dana Point Recreation at (949) 248-3536 or via email at recreation@danapoint.org.

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Mean Girls - Free Movie Mondays
Jul
15
8:00 PM20:00

Mean Girls - Free Movie Mondays

Enjoy free family fun this summer with the return of Movie Mondays on the Julianne and George Argyros Plaza! Catch a hit movie, try a cool activity, and grab a bite to eat at the all-new George’s Café as well as select food trucks. Or bring your own picnic dinner. Just don’t forget your beach chairs, blankets and popcorn! Set-up begins at 5:30 p.m., with the movie starting at dusk (approximately 8 p.m.). Guests may bring their own snacks, chairs, blankets or picnics but tables, BBQs or large food set-ups will not be permitted, so we can have as many friends as possible join us. Food trucks will be on site for food purchases.

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San Clemente Ocean Festival
Jul
20
to Jul 21

San Clemente Ocean Festival

What started out as an Orange County Lifeguard competition has morphed into a multi-faceted event drawing contestants from around the world. Relay Races, Dory Races, International Iron Man, Paddle board rescue relay, Dolphin Dash for kids, Groms Rule surf contest, 5K Run, Biathlon, Ocean swimming races, Sand-sculpting Competition, Woodies Show, and believe it or not…SO MUCH MORE!

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Anastasia - Free Movie Mondays
Jul
22
8:00 PM20:00

Anastasia - Free Movie Mondays

Enjoy free family fun this summer with the return of Movie Mondays on the Julianne and George Argyros Plaza! Catch a hit movie, try a cool activity, and grab a bite to eat at the all-new George’s Café as well as select food trucks. Or bring your own picnic dinner. Just don’t forget your beach chairs, blankets and popcorn! Set-up begins at 5:30 p.m., with the movie starting at dusk (approximately 8 p.m.). Guests may bring their own snacks, chairs, blankets or picnics but tables, BBQs or large food set-ups will not be permitted, so we can have as many friends as possible join us. Food trucks will be on site for food purchases.

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Movies on the Beach - Dr. Strangelove
Jul
25
8:00 PM20:00

Movies on the Beach - Dr. Strangelove

Join Crystal Cove Conservancy this summer to enjoy some favorite historic films on the beach in Crystal Cove State Park’s Historic District!
July 25 we will be showing Dr. Strangelove (1964).
August 8 we will be showing Sabrina (1954).
Starting at 8pm, all movies will be shown on the beach outside “Beaches” Cottage #13 and are FREE to the public with a $15 State Park day-use fee.
Bring blankets, beach chairs, and a picnic to enjoy with your family. There will also be a historic snack shop with popcorn and candy for sale.

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Long Beach Craw-fish Fest
Jul
26
to Jul 28

Long Beach Craw-fish Fest

The authentic, Louisiana-style crawfish is prepared by master crawfish chefs and served with Cajun potatoes and corn. But there’s much more to eat here than crawfish — you can also savor other New Orleans-style dishes, like Café du Monde-style chicory coffee, beignets and more New Orleans-inspired cuisine. Dance away the calories to the sounds of live music by Dr. Zog Band, The Rhythm & Blues Revue, Bear Brass and others. Sing your heart out at the Karaoke Lounge with its live band. March and dance along with the second line parade. Plus, with a kids’ area offering a magic show, inflatable bounces, face painting and games,

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DreamGirls - Free Movie Mondays
Jul
29
8:00 PM20:00

DreamGirls - Free Movie Mondays

Enjoy free family fun this summer with the return of Movie Mondays on the Julianne and George Argyros Plaza! Catch a hit movie, try a cool activity, and grab a bite to eat at the all-new George’s Café as well as select food trucks. Or bring your own picnic dinner. Just don’t forget your beach chairs, blankets and popcorn! Set-up begins at 5:30 p.m., with the movie starting at dusk (approximately 8 p.m.). Guests may bring their own snacks, chairs, blankets or picnics but tables, BBQs or large food set-ups will not be permitted, so we can have as many friends as possible join us. Food trucks will be on site for food purchases.

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Hook - Free Movie Mondays
Aug
5
8:00 PM20:00

Hook - Free Movie Mondays

Enjoy free family fun this summer with the return of Movie Mondays on the Julianne and George Argyros Plaza! Catch a hit movie, try a cool activity, and grab a bite to eat at the all-new George’s Café as well as select food trucks. Or bring your own picnic dinner. Just don’t forget your beach chairs, blankets and popcorn! Set-up begins at 5:30 p.m., with the movie starting at dusk (approximately 8 p.m.). Guests may bring their own snacks, chairs, blankets or picnics but tables, BBQs or large food set-ups will not be permitted, so we can have as many friends as possible join us. Food trucks will be on site for food purchases.

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Movies on the Beach - Sabrina
Aug
8
10:00 PM22:00

Movies on the Beach - Sabrina

Join Crystal Cove Conservancy this summer to enjoy some favorite historic films on the beach in Crystal Cove State Park’s Historic District!
August 8 we will be showing Sabrina (1954).
Starting at 8pm, all movies will be shown on the beach outside “Beaches” Cottage #13 and are FREE to the public with a $15 State Park day-use fee.
Bring blankets, beach chairs, and a picnic to enjoy with your family. There will also be a historic snack shop with popcorn and candy for sale.

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Two Steppin' Under the Stars
Aug
10
5:00 PM17:00

Two Steppin' Under the Stars

  • Rancho Mission Viejo Riding Park (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

This event has grown tremendously. Now, over 5,000 guests come out for this fun evening under the oak trees and stars, and they will be exposed to our sponsors’ businesses and services. It is important to the community that this event remain free to our guests, and without your generous donation we would not be able to accomplish that.

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San Clemente Street Fiesta - Music Festival
Aug
11
9:00 AM09:00

San Clemente Street Fiesta - Music Festival

The wild summer party of the year. Multiple stages featuring a variety of music. Street vendors selling food & Beer, Arts & Crafts, clothing, hats, contests & games, etc. Additionally, there will be performances featuring the San Clemente Dance & Performing Arts Center, Underground Dance Company & The Arts Project of Orange County.  Clowns, Jugglers and Face Painters will mingle with the crowd.

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L.A. County Fair
Aug
30
to Sep 22

L.A. County Fair

Celebrate decades of cultural phenomena as the 2019 LA County Fair Goes Pop! From art to clothes to technology and toys, the Fair takes a deep dive into Pop Culture, with a spotlight on LA’s subculture. Immerse yourself in delights, décor and doohickeys from the 1950s on – frozen dinners, Elvis the Pelvis, the squawk box, space flight, disco, Andy Warhol, electric cars and phones made for yapping that also set the toes a tappin’. The Fair is where nostalgia and relevancy collide!

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Dana Point Lantern District Car & Motorcycle Show
Sep
22
10:00 AM10:00

Dana Point Lantern District Car & Motorcycle Show

 Held on Del Prado between Violet Lantern and the PCH/Del Prado Archway, this event will feature hundreds of custom and classic cars, a motorcycle display, awards, great entertainment, food and more!  Come for the cars, stay for the great dining and shopping! 

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The Great Pacific Air Show
Oct
4
to Oct 6

The Great Pacific Air Show

The stylish and skillful nine-jet Canadian Forces Snowbirds team will return to Huntington Beach to headline the fourth annual Great Pacific Airshow. Officially known as the Canadian Forces 431 Air Demonstration Squadron, the Snowbirds will be joined by the US Air Force F-35A Lightning II Demonstration Team in their premier airshow season, plus the USAF A-10C Thunderbolt II Demo Team and the US Navy F-18 Super Hornet Tailhook Legacy Demo Team as the featured military performers for the 2019 Airshow.

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Les Miserables
May
5
to May 17

Les Miserables

Set against the backdrop of 19th-century France, LES MISÉRABLES tells an unforgettable story of heartbreak, passion, and the resilience of the human spirit. Featuring the beloved songs “I Dreamed A Dream,” “On My Own,” “Stars," “Bring Him Home,” “One Day More,” and many more, this epic and uplifting story has become one of the most celebrated musicals in theatrical history.

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Free Movie in the Park - Ralph Breaks the internet
Jun
14
12:30 PM12:30

Free Movie in the Park - Ralph Breaks the internet

Come enjoy an evening under the stars, reminiscent of the old drive-in movies,but on the grass at Lantern Bay Park. Bring a low back chair or blanket. FREE popcorn and refreshments available to purchase benefiting local elementary schools and non-profit organizations. No admission to watch the movie. For more information contact City of Dana Point Recreation at (949) 248-3536 or via email at recreation@danapoint.org. 

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Bluegrass and BBQ
Jun
8
4:00 PM16:00

Bluegrass and BBQ

  • lAGUNA Beach College of Art & Design (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Enjoy a delightful afternoon of incredible bluegrass music and delicious BBQ Doors open at 4pm for BBQ and social hour. Concert Only Tickets: Adult: $20 advance, $25 at door, Child: (12 and under) $10 advance, $13 at door. VIP tickets are available in advance only; VIP: $100 includes concert, reserved table seat, and your choice of BBQ served at your table. General admission includes seating on a first-come, first-served basis. Chairs are provided. Barbecue and beverages will be sold separately. No outside food or beverages will be permitted.

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The District - Grill & Chill
Jun
8
12:00 PM12:00

The District - Grill & Chill

Just in time for grilling season, come ‘chill’ at The District.  Bring your friends and family to stroll more than 20 restaurants and stores for culinary tastes, delicious desserts, craft beer, wine & signature drinks.  Also enjoy live music, a DJ, fun games, and in-store activities. Even enter for a chance to win several great prizes when you drop off your passport at the end.  The District has some new restaurants you can try, while enjoying new tastes from your old favorites. You don’t want to miss out!

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First Thursday Art Walk - Laguna Beach
Jun
6
5:00 PM17:00

First Thursday Art Walk - Laguna Beach

First Thursdays Art Walk Laguna Beach celebrates the diverse cultural art scene of Laguna Beach and is free to the public with participation by more than 30 member galleries.
The museum offers free admission from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. and docents are available for tours.
On June 6, enjoy a live performance by classical guitarist Nicholas Yrizarry.
Now on view, "Self-Help Graphics, 1983-1991" highlights a selection of prints from the East LA printmaking workshop and arts center that emerged from the Chicano movement of the 1960s.

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Street Fair & Chili Cook Off
Jun
2
11:00 AM11:00

Street Fair & Chili Cook Off

The 35th Annual Tustin Street Fair and Chili Cook-Off will held in Old Town Tustin. Craft booths, Carnival Attractions, Entertainment, Family friendly contests, Family plaza, Kids area, Music, Salsa competitions, Wine and beer booths, World's largest one-day Chili Cook-Off.

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Downtown Santa Ana Artwalk - First Saturday of every month
Jun
1
6:00 PM18:00

Downtown Santa Ana Artwalk - First Saturday of every month

  • pin Downtown Santa Ana 200 N Main St, Santa Ana, California 92701 (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Have a great time exploring DTSA First Saturday Artwalk! Downtown Santa Ana will be full of energy with art vendors and live music setup on the Artists Village Promenade, Calle Cuatro Plaza Night Market, Spurgeon Paseo Dancing in the Streets, Artwalk Alleys and holiday celebrations throughout! Not to mention sourrounding restaurants and brewpubs.

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Temecula Valley Balloon and Wine Festival
Jun
1
to Jun 2

Temecula Valley Balloon and Wine Festival

  • pin Temecula Valley Balloon & Wine Festival 37701 Warren Rd, Temecula, California 92596 (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Tethered balloon rides, including wheelchair accessible flights on Saturday and Sunday morning at the 2019 Temecula Valley Balloon and Wine Festival. Tethered flights are approximately 50' off the ground for about 4 minutes. We have one basket that is wheelchair accessible. All wheelchair flights move to the front of the line for the wheelchair balloon. Not suggested for children under 4 and must meet minimum health requirements. All flights are subject to safe weather conditions. First come first served.

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Hicks Haul Road 5K Run
May
25
6:00 AM06:00

Hicks Haul Road 5K Run

  • Limestone Canyon Nature Preserve, Hicks Haul Road – Jeffrey Staging Area (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join fellow runners for a 5k run in the Irvine Ranch Open Space on the paved Hicks Haul Road. Enjoy being surrounded by the amazing natural resources of the Irvine Ranch Natural Landmarks and spectacular views of the Santa Ana Mountains and Pacific coastline. Runners are encouraged to go at their own pace during this early morning run.

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Balboa Island Artwalk
May
19
9:00 AM09:00

Balboa Island Artwalk

Over a Mile of Art & Live Music! The Balboa Island Artwalk is the premier showcase for talented local artists and marks the start of the Island's summer season. The 25th Annual Balboa Island Artwalk will take place along the South Bay front Promenade. Admission is free. This fine art show features 90 artists exhibiting paintings, fine jewelry, blown glass, sculpture, and photography. Spectators will enjoy live music throughout the day on six stages along the walk.

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Battle of the Mariachis
May
18
9:30 AM09:30

Battle of the Mariachis

Mission San Juan Capistrano, with the generous support of the Thomas J. and Erma Jean Tracy Family Foundation, is proud to present the Fifteenth Annual Battle of the Mariachis Festival. Join us in the beautiful Mission Courtyard for this highly-anticipated celebration of talent, interpretation and inspiration of Mariachi music.

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Joshua Tree Music Festival
May
16
to May 19

Joshua Tree Music Festival

  • Joshua Tree Lake Campground (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

A growing family of music and art lovers convene in the Mojave desert twice a year - each May and October. This 4 day event features continuous live music, yoga from sunrise to sunset, kids activities, magical visual arts, healthy food options, inspiring play-shops, world market, Astronomy Theater + so much more. Leave inspired, rejuvenated, refreshed and full of LOVE.

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Waterfron Cook-Off
May
11
12:00 PM12:00

Waterfron Cook-Off

head over to the Queen Mary Events Park for an all-new food festival and afternoon of family fun. Sample tastings from over 50 of the best BBQ and Chili masters around, all competing to win state championship prizes and YOUR vote in the People’s Choice Awards. Enjoy the DJ’s spinning, lawn games such as corn hole and horse shoe toss, eating contests, and more at Waterfront Cook-Off! 

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Downtown Santa Ana Artwalk - First Saturday of every month
May
4
6:00 PM18:00

Downtown Santa Ana Artwalk - First Saturday of every month

  • pin Downtown Santa Ana 200 N Main St, Santa Ana, California 92701 (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Have a great time exploring DTSA First Saturday Artwalk! Downtown Santa Ana will be full of energy with art vendors and live music setup on the Artists Village Promenade, Calle Cuatro Plaza Night Market, Spurgeon Paseo Dancing in the Streets, Artwalk Alleys and holiday celebrations throughout! Not to mention sourrounding restaurants and brewpubs.

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Long Beach Seafood Festival
May
4
11:00 AM11:00

Long Beach Seafood Festival

Eating competitions, mechanical bulls, life-sized games, face painting, and live music, this is not an event to be missed! The Long Beach Seafood Festival is perfect for all the seafood fanatics out there! Come and celebrate the regions most delicious and unique recipes, all the way from local chefs to the finest restaurant. Food vendors will have mini samples of their food available for purchase at just $5 and regular full-sized meals too.

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California Poppy Festival
Apr
27
to Apr 28

California Poppy Festival

  • Sgt. Steve Owen Memorial Park (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The California Poppy Festival™ kicks off spring in the Antelope Valley with a glorious array of celebrated performers, unrivaled events, and mouth-watering delicacies designed to delight, enchant and amuse people of all ages. Join us for two days of music, art, food and fun celebrating the state flower of California and the appearance of poppies in the Antelope Valley!

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Back to the Beach
Apr
27
to Apr 28

Back to the Beach

  • 21601 Pacific Coast Hwy, Huntington Beach, CA 92646 (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

BACK to BACK TO THE BEACH! Two days in the sand next to the beautiful Pacific Ocean in the heart of Huntington Beach! This years lineup includes blink-182, The Used, Goldfinger w/ Special Guests, Reel Big Fish, The Story So Far, Anthony Green, Streetlight Manifesto, The Aquabats, Less Than Jake The Wonder Years, Save Ferris, Story of the Year and many more! 

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Downtown Santa Ana Artwalk - First Saturday of every month
Apr
6
6:00 PM18:00

Downtown Santa Ana Artwalk - First Saturday of every month

  • pin Downtown Santa Ana 200 N Main St, Santa Ana, California 92701 (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Have a great time exploring DTSA First Saturday Artwalk! Downtown Santa Ana will be full of energy with art vendors and live music setup on the Artists Village Promenade, Calle Cuatro Plaza Night Market, Spurgeon Paseo Dancing in the Streets, Artwalk Alleys and holiday celebrations throughout! Not to mention sourrounding restaurants and brewpubs.

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Bunny Blast
Apr
6
11:00 AM11:00

Bunny Blast

A Seuss Eggstravaganza!
One egg, two egg, green egg, blue egg. It is time for everyone’s springtime favorite, Bunny Blast: A Seuss Eggstravaganza! Enjoy a fun filled event for the entire family, with a day of activities including game booths, rides, music, and other funny things! Oh the things you will find! Bring your own bags or baskets to collect eggs full of candy from a variety of themed egg stations using your free egg station card.

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Renaissance Pleasure Faire
Apr
6
to May 19

Renaissance Pleasure Faire

Begun in 1963 in Agoura, near Malibu, to create “living history” for school children and their families, the Original Renaissance Pleasure Faire has grown into an annual interactive playground and gallery for over 200,000 participants and guests. It has given birth to an industry nationwide and this year is more fun and exciting than ever. Magic, Dance, Jousting, Pub Crawls, costume fun, shows, memories.

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