For over 20 years, our team at Wallace Home Sales has lived and worked in Orange County - We are your local area expert for Orange County living and new and used manufactured and mobile home sales! We hope to see you at some of these fabulous family events that make Orange County a great place to live and raise a family!

Octoberfest Orange County   Sept. 29-Oct. 21
Every Saturday and Sunday. Enjoy German beer, traditional Bavarian food, live entertainment, dancing, music and more on the oceanfront. Time/Place: 12-8pm / Newport Dunes Waterfront. Contact:

Huntington Beach Oktoberfest   Through Oct. 28
Every Wednesday through Sunday. Sample Imported German Beers, Bratwurst, Rotisserie Chicken, Hamburgers, Pork Sandwiches, Strudel, Pretzels & more. Guests can enter the Beer Drinking & Stein Holding Contests and do the Chicken Dance! Time/Place: Old World Festival Hall. Contact:

Newport Beach Wine & Food Festival   Oct. 4-7
You’ll enjoy one-of-a-kind dinners by celebrity chefs and local masters, taste bites from 40 different top restaurants with their executive chefs and sip from over 250 varieties of wines, spirits and craft brews. Time/Place: Newport Beach Civic Center. Contact:

Tustin Tiller Days   Oct. 5-7
The event provides an opportinity for Tustin to celebrate Orange County’s agricultural heritage. Features Parade (on Saturday at 10 am), carnival, rides, food and entertainment. Time/Place: Fri 4-11pm, Sat 11am-11pm, Sun 11am-8pm / 17522 Beneta Way. Contact: 714-573-3326 /

Autumn Harvest Festival   Oct. 6
Trick-or-Treat stations, Adventure Maze, and visit the Haunted School House. Children of all ages can participate in ghoulish games, costume contests and the pumpkin decorating zone. Time/Place: 4:30-8:30pm / Heritage Hill Historical Park, Lake Forest. Contact: 949-923-2230 /

Laguna Beach Plein Air Painting Invitational   Oct. 6-14
North America’s most renowned, plein air landscape painters will compete for prestigious prizes and participate for the week of events including public paint outs and artist meet and greets. Time/Place: Festival of Arts Grounds. Contact:

San Clemente Sea Fest   Oct. 7
This event features a Chowder Cook-off, Fisherman’s Lobster, Surfing Contest, Business Exposition, Arts & Craft Show and a U.S. Coast Guard Search & Rescue Demo Operation. Time/Place: 9:30am-3pm / San Clemente Pier. Contact: 949-492-1131 /

Sandcastle Contest   Oct. 7
Hosted by the Commodores Club of the Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce, thousands of sightseers will descend on “Big Corona Beach” to view amazing sand sculptures created by participants ranging from the novice to the expert. Time/Place: 10am-3:30pm / Corona del Mar State Beach. Contact: 949-729-4400 /

Haunt at Heritage Hill   Oct. 12-13
Haunted House, Mazes, Goblins, Music, Stage Performances, Classic Horror Movie Screening. Wear your costume and come be part of this scary tradition. Time/Place: 6:30-10:30pm / Heritage Hill Historical Park, Lake Forest. Contact: 949-923-2230 /

Boot Hill   Oct. 12-13, 19-21 & 26-28
The unearthly spirits from the Old West town of Bridgewood will materialize for 8 nights, transforming the residence into the old church and cemetary that once occupied this hallowed ground. Time/Place: 16 Goldenrod Lane, Irvine. Contact: 818-633-0300 /

The Heritage Festival and Parade   Oct. 13
Parade and fair booths. The festivities begin with the Chamber of Commerce pancake breakfast at 6:30am followed by the parade and band review at 9:30am. The festival begins at 9:30am and will feature many exciting activities for the entire family including the annual car show, a crafts fair, food booths, kids games and more. Time/Place: Tri-City Park, Placentia. Contact:

Silverado Country Fair & Folk Festival   Oct. 13-14
Explores the wonders of the area’s Old West rustic culture, great live music, Wild West reenactments, handmade arts and crafts, tasty food, beer & wine saloon, and contests. Time/Place: Silverado Community Center & Fairgrounds. Contact: 714-649-2411 /

Spooktacular Fun Days   Oct. 13-14
Enjoy traditional family-friendly fall activities such as a treat town, pumpkin patch, petting zoo, entertainment, crafts, inflatables, face painting, community booths, carnival games, food concessions and more. Come in costume! Time/Place: 9am-4pm / The Great Park, Irvine. Contact:

Haunted Trails   Oct. 18-19
Dare to walk the Haunted Trails experiencing medieval life and all of its tales. When the sun sets, the trails will open, guides will escort groups of 10 guests through the halls and tents. Time/Place: 6:30-10pm / Crown Valley Community Park, Laguna Niguel. Contact: 949-425-5100 /

Silverado Days   Oct. 19-21
Games, crafts, contests, rides, food and fun for the whole family. Car Show, a World Amateur Arm Wrestling Championship, a Amateur Horseshoe Contest, a Pie-Eating Contest, a Baby Contest, a Dog Show, a Chili Cook-off and much more! Time/Place: William Peak Park, Buena Park. Contact:

Historical Cemetery Tour   Oct. 20
Docents will guide visitors through scenes that played important roles in the history of the county, culminating in a presentation in Fairhaven’s beautiful 1916 mausoleum. Time/Place: Fairhaven Memorial Park, Santa Ana. Contact: 714-547-9645 /

Doheny State Beach Halloween Haunt   Oct. 20
Celebrate Halloween in a fun and safe environment with good ole fashioned spookiness, arts and crafts, a fun zone, and an array of educational booths. Time/Place: 5:30-8:30pm / Picnic sites A and B. Contact: 949-496-6172 /

Anaheim Fall Festival/Halloween Parade   Oct. 27
Game and food booths, live entertainment, craft fair, haunted house, pumpkin patch, a children’s costume contest and trick-or-treating. Food and craft booths are available. Time/Place: 6pm / Center Street Promenade, Downtown Anaheim. Contact:

Spooky San Clemente  Oct. 27
A haunted maze, a mystical magic show, a costume contest and parade, a movie on the lawn (MONSTERS, INC at 6 pm), and ghostly games. Time/Place: 4-7pm / Community Center: 100 N Calle Seville. Contact: 949-361-8200 /

Halloween Fun with Family and Friends   Oct. 27
Games, DJ entertainment, costume contests, non-profit food booths and a howling good time for everyone. Be sure to bring your trick-or-treat bag! Time/Place: 12-4pm / Stanton Park. Contact:

Casa Creepy: Haunted House   Oct. 27, 28 & 31
Encounter ghosts, mummies, and creepy surprises around every corner during spooky tours of our historic 1927 home. Time/Place: 7-9pm / Casa Romantica Cultural Center and Gardens. Contact: 949-498-2139 /

Dia de los Muertos Car Show & Concert   Oct. 28
Trophies for top 15 cars/trucks, top ten motorcycles, top five bikes/pedal cars, and top three Ofrendas. Come out for food, drinks, live music, cars, and shopping! Time/Place: 10am-4pm / OC Fair & Event Center, Costa Mesa. Contact: 714-557-0420 /

Happy Hallowiener Doggy Dress Up & Kids Costume   Oct. 28
The kids can enjoy the dog races, carnival games, face painting, a bouncy house, DoDo the chicken, and more. Time/Place: 2-7pm / Old World Village Festival Hall, Huntington Beach. Contact: 714-895-8020 /

Main Street Halloween Fest   Oct. 31
The spooky festivities include a pony rides, petting zoo, costume contests and more. Time/Place: 4-8pm / Downtown Huntington Beach. Contact:

Halloween Howl   Oct. 31
Costume contests, family entertainment, carnival games, prizes and candy. Time/Place: 3-5pm / Columbus Tustin Activity Center. Contact:

Fall Family Festival   Oct. 31
Trick-or-Treat in a fun and safe environment, enjoy multiple inflatables and bounce houses, partake in the costume contest and join the child and pet costume parade. Time/Place: 2-5pm / Rancho Santa Margarita Central Park. Contact: 949-709-0010 /

The information provided is for general informational purposes only. Please check with local listings for final details.