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Wilderness Access Day - Black Star Canyon
Mar
2
8:00 AM08:00

Wilderness Access Day - Black Star Canyon

Enjoy self-guided access to Black Star Canyon’s variety of pleasant introductory trails for beginning hikers and families, along with challenging experiences for seasoned trail users. Designated trails are available for self-guided access for hiking, biking and equestrian use by connecting various loops to offer extended exploration throughout the canyons.

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Hoag Classic Golf Tournament
Mar
4
to Mar 10

Hoag Classic Golf Tournament

  • Newport Beach Country Club (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

For one week each year, the international spotlight shines brightly on Newport Beach and Orange County. Massive galleries file into Newport Beach Country Club to lend a level of excitement that has established this tournament as the finest stop on the PGA TOUR Champions.

After an illustrious 20-year partnership with Toshiba, this event is entering a new era with Hoag assuming title sponsor ownership and becoming the Hoag Classic. The partnership with Hoag provides an unparalleled opportunity to give back to the health and vitality of our community in Southern California.

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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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Scots Festival & International Highland Games XXVI
Feb
16
to Feb 17

Scots Festival & International Highland Games XXVI

ScotsFestival honors nearly fifty Scottish clans & vendors throughout the weekend with professional and amateur competitions in piping, drumming, massed bands, darts, Highland dancing, and the brand new North American Professional Highland athletics. With falconry, sheep herding and a large array of other activities, guests will have culture at every turn!

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Turkey Trot - Dana Point Harbor
Nov
22
6:00 AM06:00

Turkey Trot - Dana Point Harbor

The Dana Point Turkey Trot will be held from 6 – 11 a.m. on Thursday, November 22. Registered participants can walk, jog, or run a 5K or 10K through picturesque Dana Point Harbor and Doheny State Beach. Kids ages 4-12 can also join the fun during the Kids’ Gobble Wobble race. Parents are allowed and encouraged to join their children during the Gobble Wobble race without prior registration. All participants will receive a shirt prior to the race and will be awarded a medal after crossing the finish line. Online registration closes November 19.

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Terrifying 10-Miler & Halloween 5K-10K-Kids Run
Oct
28
6:30 AM06:30

Terrifying 10-Miler & Halloween 5K-10K-Kids Run

  • Salt Creek Beach, 33333 Pacific Coast Hwy, Dana Point, CA 92629 (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Costume contests. Pumpkin decorating contest. Pumpkin patch. Trick and treats aid stations. Amazing views of the beach and, of course spooks, ghosts and goblins along the course. The course is all on paved trail 10 Mile Distance has Pacers. Run with your pacer to reach your target goal!

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Surf City 10 - 5K, 10K, 10 Mile
Oct
14
7:00 AM07:00

Surf City 10 - 5K, 10K, 10 Mile

  • Huntington Beach Parking Lot, 21291 Pacific Coast Highway, Huntington Beach, CA 92648. (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Spectacular views aren't the only reason thousands have flocked to Surf City 10 for over 63 years.  Surf City 10 lets you pick a 5K, 10K, or 10Miler and each one follows an easy course—no hills!  

We consider running another word for fun and that’s exactly what you’ll experience when you race our courses. If you want to up your fun factor don your favorite costume and show us your Surf City spirit!  You might even win our Costume Contest!

Oh, did we mention the Medals? They're spectacular!

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Whiting Ranch Poker Ride - Free Event
Oct
13
9:00 AM09:00

Whiting Ranch Poker Ride - Free Event

OC Parks invite the community to ride the trails and test their luck at the Whiting Ranch Poker Ride. Participants will ride mountain bikes through a course of adventurous trails while navigating through checkpoints along the way. After reaching all checkpoints, riders will be dealt a poker hand to compete for various Cygolite prizes. A Jax Bicycles gift certificate will be awarded to the rider with the best hand!

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Rancho Mission Viejo Rodeo
Aug
25
to Aug 26

Rancho Mission Viejo Rodeo

  • Rancho Mission Viejo Rodeo (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

One of the oldest events, the roots of Saddle Bronc Riding reach back to the Old West when Ranch Hands would show off their style riding unbroken horses. In the modern event the rider attempts to win style points while staying on a bucking horse for a maximum of eight seconds. Judges consider the horse’s bucking action, the cowboy’s spurring action and his control of the horse.

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San Clemente Ocean Festival
Jul
21
to Jul 22

San Clemente Ocean Festival

Two full days of athletic competition including surfing, swimming, relays, SUP, Lifeguard Competition.  Then have fun entering or watching the Sandcastle competition or the Woody exhibit on the pier.  There's a pancake breakfast, vendor booths, art displays a Kid Zone and...just go to LEARN MORE to find out everything.

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Del Mar Race Track - Summer of 2018
Jul
18
to Sep 3

Del Mar Race Track - Summer of 2018

San Diego horse racing takes place where the "turf meets the surf" at the Del Mar Racetrack. Fans flock to the track each summer to wager on their favorite horses during the popular, annual Del Mar Thoroughbred Club racing season, mid-July - early-September. Be part of the magic and nostalgia of this long-time horse race tradition dating back to 1937 when Bing Crosby greeted the first guests, and Seabiscuit won by a nose in the infamous race in 1938.

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4th of July Celebration - Huntington Beach
Jul
4
12:00 PM12:00

4th of July Celebration - Huntington Beach

107th Annual Huntington Beach 4th of July Parade – The parade will march down the streets of downtown Huntington Beach. The largest Independence Day parade west of the Mississippi River features more than 300 entries including bands, floats, local dignitaries, equestrian groups, film and television celebrities and community groups. The parade will take place on Main Street from Pacific Coast Highway to Yorktown Ave. Entertainment on the pier will continue until 9 p.m., when the 4th of July fireworks show begins.

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Fun Run in the Park - Laguna Niguel
Jul
4
7:00 AM07:00

Fun Run in the Park - Laguna Niguel

The 40th Annual Run In The Parks will take place on Wednesday, July 4th at the Crown Valley Community Park at the Laguna Niguel YMCA. This proud community tradition features a 5K run/walk, 10K run, dog walk, and children’s races with proceeds benefiting the Y’s scholarship program. Get ready to EXERCISE YOUR INDEPENDENCE!

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 Orange Park Acres 4th of July 5K - 10K Races & Parade
Jul
4
6:30 AM06:30

Orange Park Acres 4th of July 5K - 10K Races & Parade

The CHIP timed 5K Road Race and 10K Cross Country Style Race traverse thru the rural and picturesque Orange Park Acres. It’s a little bit of country surrounded by the City of Orange, where race participants pass by grazing horses and some unusual animals. The 5k welcomes runners and walkers off all abilities and ages from 3 to over 80 years old. It is a fun way for families to begin their 4th of July day of celebrations

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Doheny Surf and Art Festival
Jun
23
to Jun 24

Doheny Surf and Art Festival

Surfers Vendor Village – Menehune Surf Contest – 60’s Surf Contest
Tandem Exhibition – Surf Tricks Contest - Kona Beer Garden (with wine and spirits, too)
Live Music – Polynesian Dancing – Great Food – Healthy Living Demonstrations - Surfer’s Art and Collectibles - Classic Longboard Exhibit – Classic Woody Car Show and MORE!

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OC Roller Derby - Home Tournament Championships
May
19
6:00 PM18:00

OC Roller Derby - Home Tournament Championships

For the second season, OCRD is hosting a home track interleague throwdown tournament! This year, OCRD's Pulp Friction will take on the Inland Empire Derby Divas and South Coast Roller Derby to defend their title of Interleague Champions. The final bout will feature the two teams who have fought their way to the top.

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OC Roller Derby -  Pulp Friction vs. South Coast Roller Derby
Apr
21
5:00 PM17:00

OC Roller Derby - Pulp Friction vs. South Coast Roller Derby

CAUTION: WE PLAY ROUGH! LOOK OUT FOR FLYING ROLLER GIRLS! 

6:00pm: Doors & Will Call Open & Food Trucks Arrive
6:45pm: Skaters Roll Out & National Anthem
7:00pm: Game 3 of OC Roller Derby's Interleague Home Season
OC Roller Derby's Pulp Friction v. South Coast Roller Derby

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Kids Fishing Derby - Tri City Park
Apr
21
7:00 AM07:00

Kids Fishing Derby - Tri City Park

OC Parks would like to invite you and your kids to a fun morning of fishing at Tri-City Regional Park! This Kids’ Fishing Derby (for ages 15 and under) is designed to teach kids how to fish, while giving them an opportunity to catch a few from our lake.

Whether this is your first time fishing or you’re a regular, you will have fun trying to catch some fish! Instructors will be on hand to demonstrate, assist and answer any questions.

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Adventure Day at Caspers Wilderness Park - FREE
Apr
7
10:00 AM10:00

Adventure Day at Caspers Wilderness Park - FREE

Spend a fun-filled day under the sycamores at Caspers with a full schedule of guided hikes, games, storytelling, wildlife exhibits, workshops and puppet shows. Families and friends of all ages can partake in numerous activities, while learning about Caspers Wilderness Park’s natural and cultural history.

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OC Roller Derby - Double Header
Mar
31
5:00 PM17:00

OC Roller Derby - Double Header

CAUTION: WE PLAY ROUGH! LOOK OUT FOR FLYING ROLLER GIRLS!                                5:00pm
Doors & Will Call Open & Food Trucks Arrive
5:45pm
Skaters Roll Out & National Anthem
6:00pm - Game 1 of OC Roller Derby's Interleague Home Season
Inland Empire Derby Divas vs. South Coast Roller Derby

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Orange County Roller Derby
Feb
10
5:00 PM17:00

Orange County Roller Derby

For the second season, OCRD is hosting a home track interleague throwdown tournament! This year, OCRD's Pulp Friction will take on the Inland Empire Derby Divas and South Coast Roller Derby to defend their title of Interleague Champions. The final bout will feature the two teams who have fought their way to the top.

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Wine Dancing
Jan
25
6:30 PM18:30

Wine Dancing

Sip, learn, laugh!  Come and join the fun at San Juan Hills Golf Club.  Whether you're a seasoned pro at Line Dancing who's willing to share your knowledge or an absolute beginner looking to pick up a fun new hobby, join Marie Kelly as she takes you through the steps while having more fun that you thought possible.

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Jingle Bell Run
Dec
3
7:00 AM07:00

Jingle Bell Run

Jingle Bell Run is a fun way to get decked out and be festive, while racing to raise funds and awareness to cure America’s #1 cause of disability. Put on your favorite holiday costume. Tie jingle bells to your shoelaces. ’Tis the season to live it up and be jolly for a reason! Bring a team of friends, family and co-workers to run or walk, spread smiles and good cheer … and be a Champion of Yes! 100 percent of your registration fee and fundraising efforts go to this great cause.

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