Annual Events in Irvine

Irvine marks the passage of seasons with festivals, concerts, multicultural foods, arts and crafts and a variety of annual events that bring the community closer and make visitors feel at home.

Established on what was once a great expanse of ranches and farms, it's not surprising that echoes of the past play out in harvests and farming events in the spring, summer and fall. Summer is also a time for arts events and outdoor concerts, comedy and more, making the most of Irvine's beautiful nights.

If you love performing arts, keep in mind that UCI offers most of its performances in late spring and late fall as each semester nears its close.

Irvine Annual Events, Festivals & Celebrations

Events subject to change. See our Irvine Events Calendar for complete listings.

February

Irvine Park Railroad Anniversary Celebration Train rides, panning for gold, carnival games, bounce house, face painting and more.

March

Orange County Restaurant Week Enjoy some of Irvine's best restaurants during this week-long county-wide culinary event. 

Tanaka Farms Strawberry Tours Wagon-ride tours and strawberry-picking. Continues through June. 

Irvine Regional Park's Easter Eggstravaganza Pictures with the Easter Bunny, egg hunts, train rides, carnival games, bunny bounce house, OC Zoo, cookie decorating and more.

Orange County Soccer Club USL PRO soccer played at Orange County Great Park Championship Soccer Stadium. March through October.

May 

Irvine Korean Festival A culture-filled extravaganza replete with fine Korean cuisine, games, art, music and entertainment. 

June

Irvine Studio Arts Festival 100+ works on display plus live demonstrations and music. 

Saint Paul's Annual Greek Festival Food, pastries, dancing and more. 

July

Tanaka Farms Melon Tours Wagon-ride tours and melon-picking. Continues through August. 

September

Irvine Global Village Festival Orange County's largest multicultural festival celebrating more than 50 cultures with music, dance, cuisine and more. 

October

Irvine Park Railroad Pumpkin Patch Activities for kids of all ages - hay rides, Halloween bounce house, face painting, and more.  Continues through October.

Tanaka Farms U-Pick Pumpkin Patch Wagon rides, petting zoo, corn maze, games, crafts and food. Continues through October.

November

Holiday Faire 150+ vendors displaying arts and crafts; hand-blown glass, clothing, holiday decorations and more. 

Northwood Gratitude and Honor Memorial Ceremony Nation's only memorial dedicated to honoring the fallen American service members in the wars of Afghanistan and Iraq. Public ceremony on Veterans Day. 

OC Chill Irvine Spectrum Center is transformed into a winter wonderland when the festive outdoor Holiday Ice Rink returns to the Giant Wheel Court November through January. 

December

Irvine Park Railroad's Annual Christmas Train Activities for kids of all ages - pictures with Santa Claus, carnival games, Christmas cookie decorating, a coloring corner and more.

Holiday Santa Tour & Sanrio Village Tanaka Farms comes alive for the Christmas season with a special Santa Tour and Sanrio Village with Kelly Kitty & Friends.

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