Kick off October with a weekend full of great family events! Celebrate community, cultural awareness and reading with these three annual festivals.
The Tustin Tiller Days began in 1957 as a tribute to the Orange County's agricultural heritage. Now the event is Tustin's most anticipated family fair, complete with thrilling rides, great food, kids crafts, live performances, and more. Click here to check out the schedule of entertainment.
Friday, September 30th: 4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday, October 1st: 11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
*Don't miss the parade Saturday morning at 10am
Sunday, October 2nd: 11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
17522 Beneta Way
Tustin, CA 92780
The Irvine Global Village Festival is celebrating its 10th year. Voted "Best Festival" by OC Weekly, this annual event offers live entertainment representing over 50 cultures in addition to ethnic food tastings and an international marketplace. Be sure to visit the Kids Village for engaging arts and crafts projects, face painting and a bounce house--stop by Fairmont's booth to make your own playdough globe while you're there! Admission, parking and shuttles are free.
Saturday, October 1st: 10 AM - 6 PM
Bill Barber Park, adjacent to the Irvine Civic Center
4 Civic Center Plaza
Irvine, CA 92606
The OC Children's Book Festival is an annual community fair celebrating the importance of reading. This year, the event will feature: over 100 popular authors and illustrators, books to buy, local exhibitors, family entertainment, live animals, professional storytellers, food and crafts. There will also be a Book Drive held at our Fairmont Schools booth organized by our very own student Megan Mettler! You'll receive a coupon for $2 off at participating author booths for every 2 books you donate (limit 1 per person, 4 per family).
Sunday, October 2nd: 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Orange Coast College
2701 Fairview (at Arlington)
Costa Mesa, CA 92628
Contributed by Alyssa