Dana Point Harbor
34624 Golden Lantern St.
Dana Point, CA 92629
Date: Friday, Sep. 1 through Monday, Sept. 4, 2017
Known as the “Whale Capital of the West,” Dana Point Harbor is home to many marine activities perfect for celebrating Labor Day. Dana Wharf Sportfishing & Whale Watching, Ocean Institute, and Captain Dave’s Dolphin & Whale Watching Safari offer excursions daily starting at 8 a.m. Make a day of it with parasailing and sailing activities, dine at one of many fine waterfront eateries, or have a picturesque picnic at Baby Beach.
OC Fair & Event Center
88 Fair Drive
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Date: Friday, September 1 through Sunday, September 3, 2017
The Great Labor Day Cruise is celebrating their 35th Anniversary this year. It is one of the largest and longest running 3-day American made car shows in the nation. The cruise is one of a few that can offer non-stop cruising around a 1.25-mile route. The event hours are Friday, September 1 at 12 p.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Sunday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. ending with an awards ceremony. Proceeds from this event will be donated to The Warrior Foundation Freedom Station to help the wounded return to civilian life.
O’Neill Regional Park
30892 Trabuco Canyon Road
Trabuco Canyon, CA 92678
Date: Saturday, September 2, 2017 at 7:15 p.m.
At O’Neil Regional Park, local herpetologist Steve Bledsoe will teach you all about the snakes that can be found in Orange County. This is a family-friendly event featuring a live reptile display showing local snake species. Learn how to identify snakes, their habitat, and how react if you ever encounter one while on park trails.
Juice It Up!
All participating locations in Orange County
Date: Monday, September 4, 2017
Smooth E-Club members receive a free small raw juice with the purchase of a small raw juice on Labor Day. You can choose from a line of 7 premium, fresh-squeezed functional Raw Juice Blends: Detoxifier®, Awakener®, Rejuvenator™, Immunizer®, Energizer™, Optimizer®, Invigorator®, or create your own. Rich in vitamins, minerals, and micronutrients that taste great, raw juice provides an easy way for you to access nutrients without the hassle or mess of juicing at home. Not a member yet? Sign up on Juice It Up’s website.
Old Town Orange Plaza (Orange Circle)
Intersection of Glassell St. and Chapman Ave.
Orange, CA 92866
Date: September 2, 2017 at 7 p.m.
Since 1973, the Orange International Street Fair has been annual tradition on Labor Day weekend. This year’s theme is “A Taste of Tradition” and pays homage to the traditions and cultures of the countries/regions represented: America, Asia, Australia, Denmark, England, Germany, Greece, Holland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Lebanon, Mexico, Polynesia, and Switzerland. Some of the international foods you will be able to sample are: bratwurst, shaved ice, sushi, gyros, loukomathes (Greek doughnuts), olio bollen (Dutch doughnuts), Irish banger sausage, kalua pork sliders, and more.
William R. Mason Regional Park
18712 University Drive
Irvine, CA 92612
At William R. Mason Regional Park, Park Ranger Jenn will teach you all about the truth and cool facts about bats. This is family-friendly program includes a presentation in the outdoor amphitheater and bat walk (bats are not guaranteed). You will learn why bats are important and beneficial to our eco-system.