Orange County Real Estate and Events Information.

From the California Secretary of State:

Tuesday, November 6, 2018, is the General Election in California. Polls are open from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Election Day. 

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Come and join the fun and get in the 'spooky' mode! The city of San Clemente is hosting their annual Spooky San Clemente this upcoming Saturday! Activities include Corn Maze, magic show, costume contests and more. To end the evening, there will be a screening of Monsters Inc!

  • When: Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018 - 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Where: Community Center, 100 N. Calle Seville, San Clemente, California 92672

From the city of San Clemente:

"EVENT SCHEDULE:  

  • 4-7pm:     Tricks & Games, Corn Maze, Haunt-OLE-Maze, Del Mar Treat Street
  • 4:15 p.m.  Magic Show 
  • 5:00 p.m.  Costume Contest 
  • 6:00 p.m.  Outdoor Movie MONSTERS, INC. (free)."
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Date: October 21, 2018 Time: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM PDT Where: Doheny State Beach
North Day Use Grassy Area
25300 Dana Point Harbor Dr.
Dana Point CA 92629 This is a FREE COMMUNITY EVENT for dogs and their humans on Sunday, October 21st, 12-4pm at Doheny State Beach.  There will be a food booth, beer garden, live entertainment , free face painting and pet related vendors. Highlights of the event: Dog and Owner Costumes Disc Dog Demo Free Children's activities For more info:  http://www.SanOParks.org
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It's that time of the year and if you are looking for suggestions on where to go for a great Pumpkin Patch experience, here's a list we gathered from the gals in our office. Each location has its own uniqueness and prices vary too. Make sure to check out their own website to verify parking cost, tickets and others. 

Here we go!

1.Irvine Park Railroad Pumpkin Patch (we don't think any other location beats this one!)

  • Where? 1 Irvine Park Road, Orange CA
  • When? open daily until Halloween
  • Time: opens at 10am
  • Official website: https://www.irvineparkrailroad.com/events/pumpkin-patch/
  • The Irvine Regional Park is a premiere destination for all family activities and fun in Orange County, and now with it's Pumpkin Patch during October,
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Opa!

  • When: Saturday September 29th-30th 2018
  • Time: Saturday 11am -11pm,  Sunday 12pm-10pm
  • Where: San Juan Capistrano Community Center  -25925 Camino Del Avion, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675

Come find your "kefi" at San Juan Capistrano's Annual Greek Festival hosted by Saint Basil Greek Orthodox Church. The weekend event evokes the sights, sounds and tastes of Greece. Enjoy the hospitality (philoxenia) of San Juan Capistrano's Greek community, meet some new friends and experience a glimpse of Greece without leaving Southern California. Lots of traditional Greek dishes to choose from! Try the flavorful lamb chops and souvlakia, a tasty gyro sandwich, or a delicious Greek village salad. Enjoy Greek wine tasting and beers in our sports bar

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Go for the gold at San Clemente Ralph's Skate Court.

Contest open to male and female skaters.Please pre-register by age division. On-site registration begins at 7am. Activities will include judges, industry vendors, live music, food, and more! The contest starts at 8am. 

    SCHEDULE OF EVENTS (Subject to change)
  8:00am  Opening Ceremony
  8:10am  Male 5  & under | Female 5 & under 
  8:40am  Male 6-7  |  Female 6-7
  9:50am  Female 8-12  |  Female 13-17
  10:15am  Male 8-9
  11:00am  Male 10-11
  11:45am  Morning Awards (11 & under)
  12:00pm  Nike SB BEST TRICK (11 & under)
  12:20pm  Live
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When: September 8, 2018, from 4:00 PM - 10:00 PM 

Where:  Doheny State Beach

The ninth annual Dana Point Lobster Fest returs to the sands at Doheny State Beach this Saturday September 8th, with an evening of food, music and games.

Enjoy gourmet appetizers, no-host bar, fresh East Coast lobster, smoked tri-tip steak, desserts, live music, DJ, dancing and a Casino . Lobster arrives fresh and is prepped by the chefs from San Pedro Fish Market

Proceeds from this year’s Lobster Fest go to Charities supported by the Monarch Beach Sunrise Rotary Club including Make-A-Wish, Boys & Girls Club, Dana Point 5th Marine Support Group and more. All-you-can-eat tickets and general admission lobster tickets are available for early bird pricing until

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In celebration of California’s rich maritime history, the Ocean Institute annually hosts a fleet of historic tall ships that sail into Dana Point Harbor.  This extraordinary event takes place each year the second weekend in September.  History comes alive, as crews from each ship, along with historical re-enactors, engage the public in cannon battles, pirate adventures, mermaid encounters , ship tours, and much more.

Where: Ocean Institute - Dana Point

When: September 7-9, 2018

What to expect: feel like a pirate! Come hungry for a special 'Mermaid Breakfast' . This a crowd favorite and tickets sell out every year.  Tour the ships, watch 'real life pirates' and come aboard the 'Spirit of Dana Point'.

Mermaid Breakfast (9:00 am-10:30 am): Our

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The city of San Clemente's most famous event is coming up in a few days! The San Clemente Ocean Festival is celebrating 42 years. Come see the thrilling competitions of many ironman water and land events including the ever-popular dory boat races, 5K beach run, and one-mile ocean swim. Register early for all events, FREE beach concert, Sand Sculpting Contest, Great Rubber Duck Race, Woody Car Exhibits, Ocean Art Show .

  • When: July 21-22 2018
  • Where:San Clemente Pier
  • Website: oceanfestival.org

FAMILY EVENTS

  • City Lifeguard Pancake Breakfast Saturday & Sunday, 7-11 a.m. Behind Marine Safety Headquarters (clock tower)
  • 26th Annual Woody Car Exhibit Saturday & Sunday, 8:30 a.m-2:45 p.m.
  • Ocean Art Show Saturday & Sunday, 9 a.m.-5
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Looking for that awesome location to watch the fireworks this 4th of July? We asked around in our office and this is what we the folks at OCDreamhomes consider as their top locations:

San Clemente: the city of San Clemente does it display of Fireworks at the Pier. At approximately 9:00 p.m. the City continues its annual tradition with a spectacular fireworks display from the Municipal Pier. Admission is free. Fisherman's on the Pier also hosts a beautiful banquet, but reservations are required way in advance, as this is their busiest event. Our experience in the past has been that you have to get there early - people start gathering at the Pier Beach ( the two sides) since early in the morning, and the place gets pretty packed around 5pm. Prepare to

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