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Orange County Festivals – 2022 & 2023

While there’s certainly no shortage of things to do in Orange County, visiting during the area’s Restaurant Week celebration or when a fun food or wine festival is happening can definitely kick your trip up a notch! The event list below may be useful for your trip planning purposes.

Welcome sign at Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival in Anaheim, CAFor each entry on the list, you’ll find in which city and on what date(s) it’s scheduled to occur, plus a link to a website that provides additional details. It would be wise to make note of that website and check again to verify the details closer to the event’s date if you plan to attend.

The list includes many dates for 2022 culinary events and a few others with 2023 dates. ***Events for which a 2023 date has been set are marked with a triple-asterisk.***

Many of these are annual events that are held around the same time every year. While we plan to check and update this list from time to time, if you’re in the midst of planning a 2023 trip and a 2022 event looks particularly interesting you may want to click through to see if the organizer’s website has been updated.

If your travel dates are already set, here are some handy jump links that you can use to advance to a specific month’s events quickly:

January *** February *** March *** April ***
May *** June *** July *** August ***
September *** October *** November *** December

January

Asian Lunar New Year Festival
Bowers Museum, Santa Ana

January 15, 2023***

Lunar New Year at Disney California Adventure
January 20 through February 15, 2023***

OC Vegan Fest, Santa Ana
January 22, 2022

February

Taste of San Juan Capistrano
February 2, 2023***

International Festival of Chocolate
Bowers Museum, Santa Ana

February 5, 2023***

Orange County Tet Festival, Costa Mesa
February 27-29, 2023***

March

Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival
March 3 – April 25, 2023***

Orange County Restaurant Week
March 5-11, 2023***

Cherry Blossom Festival, Huntington Beach
March 10-12, 2023***

Knott’s Boysenberry Festival
March 10 through April 16, 2023***

OC Wine & Spirit Fest, Silverado
March 26, 2023***

Taste of Villa Park
March 19, 2022

April

California Wine Festival, Dana Point
April 14 & 15, 2023***

Taste of Fountain Valley
April 6, 2022

Taste of Huntington Beach
April 24, 2022

SoCal Margarita Crawl
April 24-30, 2022

May

La Habra Citrus Fair
May 5-7, 2023***

Orange County Greek Festival, Anaheim
May 19-21, 2023***

Garden Grove Strawberry Festival
May 26-29, 2023***

Scottish Festival, Costa Mesa
May 27 & 28, 2023***

Orange County Food & Wine Festival
Marconi Automotive Museum, Tustin
May 1, 2022

Taste of Orange
May 1, 2022

Orange Coast’s Best Restaurants Celebration
May 25 & 26, 2022 (separate events and ticketing)

OC Vegan Fest, Santa Ana
May 28, 2022

June

The Catalina Wine Mixer, Catalina Island
June 2 & 3, 2023***

Taste Around Avalon, Catalina Island
June 2, 2022

Avalon Restaurant Week, Catalina Island
June 3-9, 2022

Lions Club Fish Fry, Costa Mesa
June 3-5, 2022

Taste of the Town, Fullerton
June 4, 2022

Tustin Chili Cookoff
June 5, 2022

Orange County Lebanese Festival, Orange
June 10-12, 2022

626 Asian Night Market, Costa Mesa
June 17-19, 2022

Irvine Greek Festival
June 24-26, 2022

OC Vegan Fest, Santa Ana
June 25, 2022

July

Laguna Hills Vegan Fest
July 9, 2022

Two Harbors Summer Wine Festival, Catalina Island
July 10, 2022

Orange County Burger Week
July 10-16, 2022 – POSTPONED

OC Brew Hee Haw, Costa Mesa
July 15 & 16, 2022

Orange Country Fair, Costa Mesa
July 15 through August 14, 2022

Placentia Restaurant Week
July 18-31, 2022

OC Vegan Fest, Santa Ana
July 23, 2022

Orange Coast Magazine Best of 2022 Party
Rancho Las Lomas, Silverado

July 28, 2022 – Attendees must be 21 or older

Taste of Yorba Linda
July 29, 2022

Wine Walk at the Environmental
Nature Center, Newport Beach

July 30, 2022

August

Coffee Fest, Anaheim
August 6-8, 2023***

Yorba Linda Restaurant Week
August 7-13, 2022

Taste of Placentia
August 11, 2022

Heritage Barbecue’s Craft BBQ Invitational, Dana Point
August 13, 2022

Orange County Food & Wine
Celebration, Costa Mesa

August 27, 2022

The Sherman Summer Garden
Party, Corona del Mar

August 27, 2022

OC Vegan Fest, Santa Ana
August 27, 2022

September

Orange International Street Fair
September 2-4, 2022
(Labor Day weekend)

Savor Santa Ana
September 8, 2022

Original Lobster Festival, Fountain Valley
September 9-11, 2022

Ocean Institute Maritime Festival, Dana Point
September 9-11, 2022

OC Brew HaHa, Silverado
September 10, 2022

Two Harbors Micro Brew Fest, Catalina Island
September 10, 2022

Orange County Wine Fest, Costa Mesa
September 10 & 11, 2022

Tastemakers of Orange County
Segerstrom Center for the Arts, Costa Mesa

September 14, 2022

Phoenix Club Oktoberfest, Anaheim (moving to Brea in 2022?)
September 16 through October 23, 2022 (on Friday, Saturday and Sunday)

Max Love Project’s Farm-to-Fork
Dinner, Tanaka Farms, Irvine

September 17, 2022

Old World Oktoberfest, Huntington Beach
September 18 thru November 6, 2022 (Wednesday-Saturday)

Orange Coast Whiskey Classic, Costa Mesa
September 22, 2022

La Habra Lions Corn Festival
September 23-25, 2022

OC Vegan Fest, Santa Ana
September 24, 2022

San Juan Capistrano Greek Festival
September 24 & 25, 2022

Tustin Tiller Days
September 30 thru October 2, 2022

October

Fall Cocktail Tour at The
District at Tustin Legacy

October 1-31, 2022

Catalina Island Chili Cook-off
October 1, 2022

Pacific Wine & Food Classic, Newport Beach
October 1, 2022 – SOLD OUT

International Noodles Festival
Bowers Museum, Santa Ana

October 2, 2022

Irvine Global Village Festival
October 8, 2022

Sip ‘n’ Shuck, Laguna Beach
October 9, 2022

Mission Viejo Restaurant Week
October 10-16, 2022

Taste of Laguna Food & Music Festival
October 13, 2022

Taste of Santa Ana
October 15, 2022

OC Meets Napa, San Juan Capistrano
October 15, 2022

OC Japan Fair, Costa Mesa
October 21-23, 2022

Orange County Food & Wine
Chef’s Experience, Seal Beach

October 23, 2022

Taste of San Clemente
October 28, 2022

Scotober Fest, Irvine
October 23, 2021***

November

California Wine Festival, Huntington Beach
November 11 & 12, 2022 – Tickets on sale April 2022

Balboa Craft Beer Festival
November 12, 2022

Winter Fest OC, Costa Mesa
November 25, 2022 through January 1, 2023

December

Winter Cocktail Tour, The District in Tustin
December 1, 2022 through January 1, 2023

Puttin’ on the Glitz, San Clemente
December 3, 2022

OC Vegan Festival, Santa Ana
December 17, 2022

If you know of any additional culinary-related events or festivals happening in Orange County, please use our Contact form to let us know. (And, thanks in advance!)

Photo of Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival by Anna Fox via flickr (Creative Commons).

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