Orange County is one of the best places to go in autumn for beautiful weather and exciting activities. Check out these fall events in OC, where kids and adults of all ages can go to create fun autumn memories for the family.

Fall Events in Orange County 

Here’s a list of the most popular fall-themed events in Orange County and important details about each:

Oktoberfest Huntington Beach

What is Oktoberfest Huntington Beach? Since 1977, the Biergarten in Huntington Beach’s Old World Village has been the host of Oktoberfest and 2023 is shaping up to be just as epic. You can enjoy traditional German food like grilled bratwurst, imported beers, and authentic music, games, and more. 

This popular ticketed event takes place between September 17th and November 5th 2023, on Wednesday through Sunday.

What to expect: Costumes, Bavarian pretzels, keepsakes and souvenirs, glass and ceramic beer steins, music shows and more!

Great Park Irvine Halloween Hayride & Pumpkin Picking

What is the Great Park Irvine Halloween Hayride? Irvine Park Railroad’s Pumpkin Patch hosts an annual fall festival that includes a hayride, pumpkin picking, and so much more.

The Pumpkin Patch is open 7 days a week between September 16th and October 31st, 2023 from 10am to 5pm on weekdays and 8am to 6pm on weekends.

What to expect: Entrance to the patch itself is free, and activity tickets cost $7.00 each. Guests can buy a book of 15 tickets for $90, which is a $15 savings. There’s an entrance fee for Irvine Regional Park of $3.00 for each vehicle Monday through Friday and $5.00 on Saturday and Sunday.

Tanaka Farms Hayride & Pumpkin Patch

What is the Tanaka Farms Hayride? Tanaka Farms is a 30-acre farm in Irvine, CA with one of the best pumpkin picking patches in the area.

The Tanaka Farms Hayride and Pumpkin Patch is open between September 16th and October 31st every day from 9am to 6pm. On weekends, the Farms stay open until 9pm.

What to expect: Traditional hayrides, a corn maze, pumpkin picking, scarecrows, kids activities like arts and craft sections, farm animals and more!

Anaheim Duck Games (NHL)

Sports fans will love attending an Anaheim Ducks game. This National Hockey League team is an American favorite, having inspired the teen ice hockey movie The Mighty Ducks.

The Anaheim Ducks Games take place at the Honda Center. Some upcoming home game dates are October 5th, October 15th, October 19th, October 22nd, November 1st, November 5th, November 7th, November 10th, November 12th, and more. Start times vary, so check with the Honda Center for tickets.

What to expect: Hockey fans, snacks and drinks, team jerseys, and souvenirs. This is a great indoor activity for the entire family that might provide a nice reprieve from the California sunshine. 

Is Your Anaheim Getaway Hotel Room Booked Yet?

Accommodations go fast in Anaheim, especially around holiday seasons like Halloween. Now is the perfect time to book your hotel room. Camelot Inn & Suites is situated just across the street from Disneyland® and is conveniently located near all your favorite fall activities in Orange County. Visit our website to make reservations or give us a call at (714) 635-7275.