Posted on 26 Mar
Our picks of places to go and things to do to make the most of your month in Orange County.
CELEBRATE SPRING HERE - What better way to celebrate spring than with a good old fashioned garden show? The 30th Annual Southern California Spring Garden Show takes to South Coast Plaza for four days this month, featuring 50 unique plant and garden vendors, a 25-foot floral centerpiece, and 10 vibrant displays to inspire your own home garden. Industry pros will host creative seminars and hands-on classes daily—covering everything from creating succulent centerpieces to cooking with herbs from the garden. April 25th-28th.
FIESTA HERE - Enjoy a weekend of craft beer, gourmet tacos, Lucha Libre-style wrestling and live music at Doheny State Beach in Dana Point at Sabrosa Craft Beer, Taco & Music Festival. Enjoy unlimited craft beer tastings (featuring over 150 craft beers) and indulge in craft tacos from local eateries as you watch headliners The Offspring and Flogging Molly, plus top Lucha Libre wrestling stars from around the globe duke it out in the ring for the title of Sabroso Champion. April 6th & 7th.
SEE THIS - Now in its 20th year, Newport Beach Film Fest has been celebrated as one of the leading lifestyle film festivals in the country, bringing Orange County film buffs the best contemporary filmmaking from over 50 countries around the globe, including 100 narrative and documentary feature films, 200 short films and a host of innovative music videos. 65 culinary partners from some of the OC’s best restaurants will be dishing out delicacies at 12 lively festival parties throughout the eight-day event, making it one of the largest culinary events in SoCal. April 25th-May 2nd.
DON YOUR COWBOY HAT HERE - Billed as the largest country beach bash on the West Coast, Coastal Country Jam hits the shores of Huntington State Beach for a Saturday jam packed with live country music, line dancing, bbq, art installations and more. Tim McGraw headlines this year’s festival with Jake Owen, Chase Rice, Dylan Scott and Mason Ramsey. April 6th.
SIP & SNACK FOR A GOOD CAUSE HERE - The 19th Annual Taste of Huntington Beach at the HB Sports Complex, featuring delicious bites from local restaurants and catering companies, unlimited sips from beloved OC-area wineries and breweries, and a performance by The Ramsey Brothers Band. Proceeds will benefit the Children’s Department of the Huntington Beach Library, so eat and drink to your heart’s content, and enjoy a day of food and fun for a good cause.