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Laguna Hills Memorial Day Run
Saddleback Memorial Medical Center / Laguna Hills Mall
24451 Health Center Drive
Laguna Hills, CA 92653
(949) 975-8506
Date: May 25, 2015

In Laguna Hills on Memorial Day, you have the opportunity to run a 10k or 5k half marathon through Laguna Hills, Aliso Viejo and Laguna Niguelat the 17th Annual City of Laguna Hills Memorial Day Half Marathon.Honoring the United States marine Corps Dark Horse Battalion, runnersand walkers of all experience levels are invited to come out and enjoythe Memorial Day activities. There is even a kids run which starts andfinishes at the Laguna Hills CommunityCenter. The adults half marathon, 5K and 10K both start in front of theSaddleback Memorial Medical Center and finish at the Laguna HillsCommunity Center. Medals given out at this year’s race honor the UnitedStates Marine Corps. Do something healthy with your family and run (orwalk) the distance of your choice. Find out more about the event here.

Santa Ana Memorial Day Carnival
Centennial Park
3000 W. Edinger Ave.
Santa Ana, CA 92704
Date: May 22 – 25, 2015

Memorial Day is seen by a lot of people as the unofficial beginning of summer, so there’s no better way to get into summer mode than with a carnival. Starting on Friday, the carnival goes all weekend and will give guests the chance to find everything you love about carnivals including rides, games, food and live music by local bands. It’s a great way for the whole family without spending a lot of money like you would at an amusement park.

Garden Grove Strawberry Festival
Village Green
S. Euclid St. & Main St.
Garden Grove, CA 92840
(714) 638-0981
Date: May 22 – 25, 2015 at 10am

One of the great things about summer is that strawberries are plentiful. For more than 50 years, the city of Garden Grove has held a festival celebrating the delicious fruit. The festival is celebrated throughout the entire Memorial Day weekend and includes a parade, a 5K run and a variety of contests. Expect grand floats, bands, equestrians and characters such as Knott’s Berry Farm’s Snoopy as well! Thousands turn out every year for this grand event where you’ll also get the chance to see many film and tv celebrities who are honored in the parade. Admission to the festival is free, but there is a cost for rides.

Newport Beach Wine Festival
Balboa Bay Resort
1221 Coast Highway
Newport Beach, CA. 92663
(949) 630-4146
Date: May 22 to May 24, 2015

Join in on the fun for three days at the annual Newport Beach Wine Festival which is a celebration of fine wines, spirits, and culinary delights that takes over the Balboa Bay Resort on Memorial Day weekend. To purchase tickets, please call the Balboa Bay Resort at (949) 630-4146.
Scottish Fest
Orange County Fair and Event Center
88 Fair Drive
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(714) 708-1500
Date: May 23 – 24, 2015

It’s always a good thing to teach kids about other nationalities and cultures. The Scottish Fest offers you and your family the chance to see highland games, take in lots of Scottish music and dancing and try some Scottish cuisine. Plus, if your heritage is Scottish, you can try to trace your heritage and watch the march of clans. Advance tickets are available here at a discounted price.

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