Orange County lays claim to a variety of annual festivals and events. Whether you are looking for things to do this weekend or searching for an event later this month, there is always something for you to do. Check out the upcoming activities for this month (March):
47th Annual Festival of Whales (March 3rd to 11th, Dana Point)
The 2-hour whale watching trip is simply the best. During the festivals, whale watching excursions depart every hour from 8 AM to 4 PM. In between watch trips, you can spend time experiencing an array of other included events.
Cirque Du Soleil: LUZIA (March 1st to 25th, Costa Mesa)
LUZIA takes you to a reimagined Mexico. Full of surrealistic visual surprises and striking acrobatic performances, LUZIA delivers multiple places, faces, and sounds that are both traditional and modern to Mexico.
Dana Point Fine Arts Outdoor Art Show (March 3rd to 11th, Dana Point)
Dana Point Fine Arts Associations hosts their annual fine arts show at the Harbor Boardwalk. Experience award-winning artwork varying from watercolor to acrylic. Proceeds go to Dana Hills High School Art Program.
OCWineFest (March 10th, San Juan Capistrano)
Come celebrate the oncoming of spirits at the historical grounds of A Stones Throw Winery. Guests will have the opportunity to learn and sip on award-winning wines from around the globe and from California. Not to be forgotten, OCWineFest has included an array of tasty beers from local breweries around Southern California. The goal is to bring wine and people together in a way that blends fun, exploration, and education.
St. Patty’s Day Party (March 17th, Newport Beach)
St. Patty’s Day yacht party is full of Irish libations, authentic cuisine, and evening dance. 3-hours worth of fun in one of Orange County’s most beautiful locations.
OC Chili Winter Trail Run (March 24th, Trabuco Canyon)
Heat up your winter with the OC Chili Winter Trail Run. With 5, 7, and 10-mile jaunts and a post chili cook and campfire. Stay fit and well fed!
Zedtown (March 31st, Costa Mesa)
Orange County residents prepare for an impending zombie invasion experience at “Zedtown,” on March 31st at the Orange County Fairgrounds. Armed with only their foam blasters, thousands of Orange County defenders are invited to battle together to make it to the final stand in this post-apocalyptic adventure of Survivors vs. Zombies.