How to Spend Memorial Day Weekend in Orange County

How to Spend Memorial Day Weekend in Orange County
Beachgoers enjoy cooling off in the ocean in Seal Beach, Calif., on Sept. 6, 2020. (John Fredricks/The Epoch Times)
Drew Van Voorhis

Heartbeat of Mexico

Enjoy the Heartbeat of Mexico May 27–29, put on by the Musco Center for the Arts and Chapman University. The event will feature a wide variety of Mexican-style music from bands including La Santa Cecilia, Jarabe Mexicano, Kinky, and other performances, including Aztec dancers and a fun family festival on May 29. Tickets start at $25. For more information.

Patchwork Show Modern Makers Festival

Experience Esty-style arts and crafts this weekend May 28–29 at the Patchwork Show, where artists and crafters will sell their handmade arts. Those interested in doing their own do-it-yourself activities will also get to try out different crafts, making it a great festival for family and friends. The event will be held at Old Town Tustin, 245 El Camino Real, open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. There will be different vendors on each day of the event, so guests can visit both days. For more information.

NFT Street Fair

Those interested in learning more about the growing popularity of NFTs (Non-Fungible Tokens) can join the NFT Street Fair in Costa Mesa May 28 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., where artists, brands, and influencing who work in building NFTs, Blockchain, Crypto, Metaverse, and more. The event will showcase speakers, educational panels, artists displaying NFT artwork, and talk about topics such as what NFTs are, how to buy them, how to invest in them, how to create them, and much more. The event will be held at Savage Rabbit Brands at 3197 Red Hill Avenue, Costa Mesa. General admission is $50 if you purchase tickets before May 27, or $100 after. For more information.

Anaheim Cars and Coffee

Enjoy a variety of different unique cars at the Anaheim GardenWalk Cars & Coffee put on by Southern California Auto Owners of America. The event invites all car owners to join this free event, which is located at 400 Disney Way in Anaheim from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m., and will feature classic, antique, tweaked for speed, lifted, and lowered cars. For more information.

Nixon Library Memorial Day Commemoration

The Richard Nixon Foundation is putting on their annual Memorial Day commemoration to fallen warriors May 30 at 10:30 a.m., with a formal presentation of colors and other remarks. The event is held at the Richard Nixon Library and Museum and is free to register.

Native Son Bar’s 2022 Memorial Day Barbeque

Native Son is holding their annual summer barbeque series, held on Memorial Day, where guests can enjoy unlimited burgers and unlimited select beer with a ticket. The event will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Native Son Bar at 305 East 4th Street #200 in Santa Ana. For more information.
Drew Van Voorhis is a California-based daily news reporter for The Epoch Times. He has been a journalist for six years, during which time he has broken several viral national news stories and has been interviewed for his work on both radio and internet shows.