You do not need to go to Germany to enjoy Oktoberfest, Balboa Bay Resort has the perfect Oktoberfest celebration, and best of all, its all month long! You and your friends can all enjoy the best of Oktoberfest beers along with an authentic German-inspired menu! Come and enjoy what Germany has to offer!
A cool twist on fall holiday crafts! The Newport Beach Library will be hosting a no-bake clay craft day on Thursday October 20, this event is free, so be sure to check it out!
Fall and Pumpkin Fun for all ages! The Environmental Nature Center will once again hold its Fall Faire and Pumpkin Patch on Sunday, October 16. This family-friendly event provides great food from local restaurants, entertainment, of course everything a pumpkin patch has to enjoy! Best of all, this event is free! Check the site for more details
It may be Fall but there are no bad days for the beach in the OC! So bring the family to Corona Del Mar State Beach October 2nd for the 55th Annual Sandcastle Contest, that’s right, and Sandcastle contest! This famous event brings in thousands of spectators and participants from highly experienced to first-timers, this will be a contest you won’t want to miss! The event runs from 10am-3:30pm, and this year’s theme is “Fantasy Castles and Cars!” For more info, visit this site.
Where else would the Toshiba Classic be other than Newport Beach? Yes, the Toshiba Classic Golf Tournament, this Orange County tradition, makes its return to the Newport Beach Country Club October 5th-October 9th. This exciting tournament raises over $1 million every year for charity, and the local community gains immense exposure through this televised event! Be sure to check it out, Tickets start at $25, for tickets and scheduling check out the site.
Newport knows how a farmer’s market is done! Every Sunday from 9am to 2pm the Lido Marina Village holds the Newport Beach Farmer’s Market and they do it Newport Style! Traditionally carrying local, fresh vegetables, this farmer’s market also carries special floral decor for your next dinner party, and everything you might need such as lobster raviolis! Be sure to also check out what local chefs bring in for demonstrations! Whatever you need, they got you covered!
Want to spruce up your kitchen decor? On Sunday August 21, from 12pm to 3pm, Lahaina Galleries in Newport Beach will be hosting Guy Buffet, and he has prepared some original works just for this visit. Guy has been commissioned by many famous companies such as, Absolute Vodka Grand Marnier, and is even the signature artist for Champagne Perrier Jouet! Guy is famous for his cartoon interpretations of people and animals on everyday household items, and men’s and women’s clothing. Make sure to stop by and meet Guy, and purchase a specially crafted piece! For more Information visit, http://www.lahainagalleries.com/
There’s no need to go to Temecula to get a great winery experience, Orange Coast Winery has just that! Located in the heart of Newport Beach, Orange Coast Winery brings in a wide range of flavors from light and crisp, to full and robust straight from their vineyards in Temecula! Whether you are new to wine or are a wine aficionado, the highly trained, friendly staff will provide you with an amazing experience! Check out the site for hours and directions! http://www.orangecoastwinery.com/
The fair is in town now thru August 14! If you are in town be sure to visit this beloved fair happening in Costa Mesa, on the Orange County Fair Grounds. Come for the games and stay for the food! Also, be sure to check out this year’s entertainment! Fair is open Wednesday thru Sunday. Check out http://www.ocfair.com/2016/index.asp for event schedule, directions and admission discounts.
Sunday August 7th brings the 8th Annual Lobsterfest hosted by the Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort and Marina. This family-friendly event brings together a lobster dinner, live music, dancing, and beach fun for the entire family! Take this opportunity to have fresh, catch-of-the-day lobster flown in from Maine right into Newport! Special meals will be provided for children under 12, and activities will be available for youngsters as well, so there will be fun for everyone! Tickets start at $60 per person, and proceeds will benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation, and Leadership tomorrow. For more information visit, www.lobsterfestatnewportbeach.com