Part of the annual Fiesta de las Golondrinas celebration. Kids between the ages of 5 to 12 can show off their favorite animals in a contest for, The Cutest, Most Unusual, Best Team Costume (owner and pet), Funniest & Most Obedient (pet, not child). A special “Judges Choice” prize will be awarded and this winner will be given the opportunity to be in the Swallows Day Parade. Some past winners have included potato bugs, dogs, ducks and ponies.
Los Rios Park 
31747 Los Rios Street
San Juan Capistrano, CA

 ​Learn more here.

The Top Events Happening inOrange County...

Art Crawl Experience - February 10, 2018 

The Kid's Pet Parade -  February 17, 2018 

Irvine Park Railroad Anniversary Celebration - February 24 – 25, 2018

To celebrate their 21st year of business and to show appreciation to all their loyal customers Irvine Park is rolling back to their original 1996 prices during their anniversay weekend including $2.00 train rides! The celebration will also feature other $2 activities and concessions including carnival games, hot dogs, sodas, ice creams, popcorn, bounce house tickets and cotton candy. 
Irvine Regional Park 
1 Irvine Park Road
Orange, CA 92869
Learn more here.

Annual Monarch Butterfly Day - February 3, 2018

This award-winning course is considered one of the most scenic in the country. Situated on the Pacific Ocean, runners will enjoy incredible views and a flat course. The Surf City Marathon and Half Marathon is an event that should be on every runner’s bucket list – come experience this California Classic for yourself! Plus, the 5K is back and kids won’t want to miss out on the Cowabunga Beach Challenge.

Huntington Beach
21100 Pacific Coast Highway
Huntington Beach, Ca

Learn more here

OC Parks invites children and their families to learn all about Monarch Butterflies and their natural habitat with an up-close look at the magnificent creatures. Butterfly experts will be on-site to provide educational information and answer questions about the beautiful and unique specimens. Additional activities include interpretive programs, children’s crafts, face painting and a balloon artist. Food will be available for purchase. 
Mile Square Regional Park

Forest Shelter near parking lot C
16801 Euclid St.
Fountain Valley, CA 92708

Learn more here

Laguna Beach Music Festival - February 7 - 11, 2018

“Art Crawl Experience” or simply “ACE” is a visually invigorating, tastefully titillating, and an auditory explosive art walk and arts festival. During the evening of an ACE, attendees stroll among outdoor permanent art fixtures, such as Peter Shire’s illuminated birdhouse sculptures, to discover artists demonstrating their creative process live for curious onlookers. 

​Anaheim Blvd., to Harbor Blvd

Center Street Promenade

Anaheim, CA 92805
​Learn more here.

Ice Rink at the Spectrum November - February

Surf City USA Marathon & Half Marathon - February 2 - 4, 2018

Outdoor skating rink at the Irvine Spectrum. Located in Giant Wheel Court adjacent to Nordstrom and Macy's. Tickets can be purchased at the Ice Rink Box Office in Giant Wheel Court.Or purchase your tickets online here.
Irvine Spectrum
71 Fortune Drive 
​Learn more here.

A co-presentation of Laguna Beach Live! and the Philharmonic Society of Orange County.

The 16th annual Festival will be held in Laguna Beach featuring Grammy-nominated tenor Nicholas Phan as Festival Artistic Director, in collaboration with other artists. The Laguna Beach Music Festival is committed to offering free outreach events for students, seniors and the community-at-large. 

Laguna Beach 
- check site for venues
​Learn more here.