Things to Do in Orange County This Weekend, April 22–24

By Alice Sun
Alice Sun
Alice Sun
April 21, 2022 Updated: April 21, 2022

California Wine Festival 2022

A two-day event featuring hundreds of vintage red and white wines, gourmet appetizers, live music, and an ocean view in Dana point. The first day consists of wine tasting at Ritz-Carlton Laguna Niguel on Friday from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. On Saturday, an outdoor wine tasting will be held at Sea Terrace Park from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Tickets: $40–$125. Ticket price includes all wine and food samples and an 18 oz keepsake wine glass. For more information.

Classic Car Show

The longest-running car show in Orange County featuring a wide variety of classic cars. The show runs every Friday and offers about 50 parking spaces for those who want to display their car. Historic Main Street, Garden Grove. Friday 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Free. For more information.

Family Fest

This event will be featuring children’s games, inflatables, food trucks, and live performances. Jim Johnson Memorial Sports Park. 560 Avenida Vista Hermosa, San Clemente. Saturday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free admission. Game tickets can be purchased online or at the event. For more information.

OC Vegan Festival 2022

Show your vegan or plant-based talents. The OC Vegan Fest hosted by The Plant District features over 50 vendors selling handmade crafts and foods. The Parking Lot of Munchies Vegan Diner, 253 E 3rd Steet, Santa Ana. Saturday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free. $5 Parking. RSVP here.

Mindfulness Expo

The Mindfulness Expo is a one-day event with workshops and exhibitors focusing on mindfulness and wellness. The event also provides yoga classes and exhibitor rooms for no extra charge. Anaheim Convention Center. Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tickets $19–$39. Get your ticket from: eventbrite.com

Makers Hive Market x Steelcraft Garden Grove

Various vendors, live music, food, and drinks. Come and support local businesses. SteelCraft Garden Grove. 12900 South Euclid Street, Garden Grove. Saturday 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Free.

Earth Day at the Bay 2022

This event will be hosted by OC Parks and Newport Bay Conservancy in celebration of Earth Day. Join the community members for a free family-friendly day full of hands-on arts and crafts, educational activities, and scientific discovery. Peter and Mary Muth Interpretive Center. 2301 University Drive, Newport Beach. Saturday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Free. Register at eventbrite.com.

Beach Cleanups & Lunch and Learn

The beach cleanup will be available at two locations: Baby Beach and Ocean Institute. Bags and grabbers will be provided. A free environmental education lunch will be provided on the wharf at Ocean Institute. H20 Protectors will be there recruiting Junior Ocean Defenders to the club! Saturday 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Free. Register at standuptotrash.com

Earth Day at Pretend City Children’s Museum

Celebrate Earth Day and learn how to take care of our planet. Pretend City will feature recycling activities, earth science, and art for all kids to participate in. Pretend City 29 Hubble, Irvine. Friday. Admission is $14.95. For more information.

Stewardship Sunday Beach Cleanup

Spend your Earth Day weekend beautifying Crystal Cove State Park at a Stewardship Sunday Beach Cleanup. Volunteers are needed to clean the park’s coastline and bluff trail. Reef Point parking lot. Sunday 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Free. Please visit crystalcove.org.

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