Things to Do in Orange County This Weekend, May 6–8

By Carol Cassis
Carol Cassis
Carol Cassis
May 4, 2022 Updated: May 5, 2022

Huntington Beach “Sound Burned” House Music Beach Party

Featuring live house music from DJs Stellar, Silent Reign, D-Dub, and others, attendees of all ages can come to The Huntington Beach House for 10 continuous hours with some of California’s “hottest” house and EDM DJs, social media influencers, and music producers all in one spot. Visitors can enjoy a full ocean view, fully stocked bar, food menu, and a chance to dance and mingle with other guests. The Huntington Beach House, 21601 Pacific Coast Hwy, Huntington Beach, CA 92646. Saturday 11:00 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Tickets free with RSVP. For information.

SoCal Etsy Guild Market

Shoppers at The Outlets at Orange can patronize local businesses selling handmade “artisan” original designs, artwork, jewelry, clothing, and more in an outdoor market table space. This is a year-round event scheduled every Sunday. Located at the center of the mall between AMC Movie Theatre, Forever 21, and Saddle Ranch. 20 City Boulevard, West Orange. Sunday 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Free.

Costa Mesa Flamenco Dinner Show

Enjoy a Spanish dinner show with a three-course menu combined with a Flamenco dance performance with traditional Spanish-trained Flamenco dancers at “the top of their field.” Price includes dinner featuring Shaved Jamón Ensalada Sevillana, “award winning” Paella Valenciana and Lemon Tart with Linguee Cherries for dessert. Upgrades also available for à la carte purchase. Children under 10 will not be admitted. Cafe Sevilla of Costa Mesa. 1870 Harbor Boulevard, Costa Mesa. Saturday 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Sunday 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 pm. For tickets.

OC Street Market Mother’s Celebration

Families and mothers can come spend the day at OC Street Market celebrating moms with events like ‘Mommy and Me Tea,’ in which families can enjoy coffee or tea with their moms, Disney Princess Dress-Up/SuperHero Costume Fun at the ‘Queen for a Day’ photo-opportunity area, arts and crafts, food, live music, and more. 309 North Manchester Avenue, Anaheim. Saturday, 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Free.

32nd Annual All-Pontiac Car Show

Spectators and car enthusiasts are invited to attend Southern California’s Pontiac Oakland Club International’s car show. Trophies will be awarded for 1st through 3rd place. Fullerton Airport. 4011 West Commonwealth Avenue, Fullerton. Saturday, 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. Participating is $40 per car, with spectators free. For information.

Orange County’s First Annual “Drinko de Mayo” Festival

Come celebrate Cinco De Mayo at Orange County’s first “Drinko de Mayo” festival, all ages are welcome. The festival features punk band Voodoo Glow Skulls, Radical Radical, Taken Days, and many others. Doors open at 11:00 a.m., with music starting at 2:00 p.m. Hangar 24: 17877 Von Karman Avenue, Irvine. Saturday 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. Ticket/Cover charge: $10. For information.

Costa Mesa 626 Night Market

Join residents celebrating 10 years of festival fun at the iconic Californian Festival. Inspired by the night markets of Asia, enjoy amenities featuring over 200 local food, merchandise crafts, art vendors, games, entertainment, and music attractions in an event that appeals to all ages. OC Fair and Event Center: 88 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa. Friday 4:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., Saturday and Sunday 1:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. Tickets $5-$10. For information.

Carol Cassis