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Fairs, Festivals, and Markets

If you say the words "Market" I will pretty much be interested no matter what.  I love being outdoors, sampling food, purusing unique items, getting some sunshine, and walking away with a keepsake that becomes my own.  It is one of my favorite ways to spend a weekend day.


Below I  have done my best to compile lists of Farmer's Markets and Antique markets that happen once a month or once a week in my neck of the woods... Don't miss out on this goodness! 

Farmers Markets in Orange County

There is no excuse to not go to a farmer's market!  There is one every day of the week (except Monday).  Let me know which ones you check out and what to recommend others.

Tuesday
Irvine
Historic Park at the Irvine Ranch
13042 Old Myford Road, Irvine
9 AM – 1 PM (rain or shine)

Wednesday
Tustin
Corner of El Camino Real and 3rd Street
9 a.m. – 1 p.m. (rain or shine)

Thursday

Costa Mesa
Orange County Fairgrounds, 88 Fair Drive
9 a.m. – 1 p.m. (rain or shine)
Manager – Trish Harrison

Orange
The Village at Orange, 1500 E Village Way between Katella & Lincoln on Tustin St.
9 a.m. – 1 p.m. (rain or shine)

Friday
Laguna Hills
Laguna Hills Mall Parking Lot, the 5 Freeway and El Toro Road
9 a.m. – 1 p.m. (rain or shine)

Huntington Beach
Pier Plaza, Main Street & Pacific Coast Highway (next to the pier)
1 p.m. – 5 p.m. (rain or shine)

Saturday
Laguna Beach
Lumberyard Parking Lot next to the City Hall
8 a.m. – Noon (rain or shine)

Irvine
Irvine Center on the corner of Bridge and Campus (across from UCI)
8 a.m. – Noon (rain or shine)

Costa Mesa
Just North of Harbor Blvd off the 405 - SOCO Farmers Market
9am-2pm

Sunday

Laguna Niguel
Plaza De La Paz Shopping Center on the Corner of La Paz and Pacific Park
9 a.m. – 1 p.m. (rain or shine)

Irvine
The Great Park in Irvine, Marine Way off Sand Canyon - Orange County Great Park
10 a.m. to 2 p.m. (rain or shine)

Initial List Taken from Fast Food Maven.

Antique/Flea Markets in Orange County

Weekly
Every Saturday and Sunday - Orange County Market Place
Every Saturday and Sunday - Huntington Beach Flea Market
Sundays - Orange Coast College Swap Meet

Monthly
1st Sunday - San Clemente Friends of the Library Book Sale
1st Sunday - Irvine Valley College Antique Market
2nd Saturday - Orange Flea Market
3rd Sunday - Long Beach Antique Market

Let me know what you check out, what you get, and what I left out! 

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  1. I heart markets too!! You're blog is really coming together Ry- lookin great girl!

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