Happy September! The weather is beautiful this time of year and there are plenty of September family events in Orange County for you to choose from!
9/7 – Parent’s Night Out at Pretend City in Irvine 6-9pm ($30 per child, $25 two or more children)
9/7 – Family Fun Zone Fridays at Newport Harbor Nautical Museum 5:30-9pm (free admission for members, $2 for non-members)
9/7-9/9 – Original Long Beach Lobster Fest in Long Beach ($13 ages 12 and older, visit their site for a coupon)
9/8 – Grape Day Festival at Grape Day Park in Escondido (free admission)
9/9 – Surf Dog Surf-A-Thon at North Beach Dog Beach in Del Mar (free spectator admission, $35/55 to participate)
9/9-9/30 – Oktoberfest Orange County at Old World Huntington Beach ($5 admission Fri-Sun)
9/14-9/16 – Taste of Newport
9/14-9/16 – Sand Sports Super Show at the OC Fair & Event Center in Costa Mesa ($15 per day, children 12 and under are free)
9/16 – Surf Guitar Bands at Huntington Beach Pier, 11am-5pm (free admission)
9/22 – Irvine Park Railroad Pumpkin Patch in Irvine 10am-5pm daily (coupons available for train rides and food, pay for parking) ONGOING UNTIL HALLOWEEN!
9/22 – Hullabaloo Family Arts Festival in San Diego (I know, I know – not OC, but close, and it’s a great event!) ($7/person)
9/22 – KROQ Epicenter Festival (Not so kid friendly) in Irvine ($15-300)
9/22 – National Speedway Championship at Costa Mesa Speedway in Costa Mesa ($20 adults, $15 ages 13-17, $10 ages 3-12, 2 and under free)
September 28-Oct 1
9/28 – Summer Concert Series at Hyatt Regency Newport presents Robin Thicke ($90-110)
9/29 – Smithsonian magazine Museum Day Free admission to select venues. Click link to find one near you!
9/29 – Global Village Festival in Irvine (free admission)
9/30 – Orange County Children’s Book Festival
We would love to hear what events you enjoy – feel free to post photos on our facebook page!