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Special Events

The City of Irvine's Community Services Department 
hosts a variety of Special Events including
Concerts, Ceremonies, the Irvine Global Village Festival,
Pet Adoptions and more.
Please check back periodically for updates.

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Spooktacular Saturdays

Date & Time

Event & Link

Location & Contact

August 4
Fall Edition of Inside Irvine Mailed-Registration Begins!
This issue features information about emergency preparedness and protection against scams. Inside Irvine offers course listings for hundreds of programs and activities for all ages and interests.

Fall Inside Irvine Edition
October 4, 11, 18, and 25
9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Orange County Great Park Spooktacular Saturdays
Scare away hunger at Spooktacular Saturdays by bringing cans or non-perishable food items to support local food banks. Each Saturday, families can enjoy traditional fall activities. Space is limited; registration is required. Fee admission and parking.
For more information and to register, visit ocgp.org/events.
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Orange County Great Park (OCGP)
Hours and Directions
October 25
9 a.m.-noon
Senior Resource Expo
More than 50 exhibitors will be onsite showcasing products, services and information related to wellness, safety, nutrition, long term care and assisted living opions. More info.
Lakeview Senior Center (LSC)
20 Lake Road
October 29
6 p.m.-8 p.m.
Pumpkin Pickin' & Carvin'
Enjoy tasty snacks and delicious hot chocolate while you create your own masterpiece with helpful patterns and suggestions from staff. $18 per family, includes one pumpkin; additional pumpkins $5 each. Ages 2+. Click here to register.
Bommer Canyon Community Park (BBCP)
11 Bommer Canyon Road
October 31
9:30 a.m.-11 a.m.
Trick or Treat at the Senior Center
Bring your little ghouls and goblins to the Lakeview Senior Center for a morning of Halloween fun! Featuring special trick-or-treat stations, snacks and Halloween activities, this annual event is a safe and spooktacular way to celebrate. Preschools and organizations must pre-register. $2 per person.
Click here to register.
Lakeview Senior Center (LSC)
20 Lake Road
November 3-December 8 Holiday Toy Drive
Help make the season brighter for a child whose mom or dad is currently in military service. The City of Irvine in partnership with the Irvine 2/11 Marine Adoption Committe, is collecting new, unwrapped gifts suitable for infants or children through 12 years. For more information click here or call 949-724-6880.
Irvine Civic Center/
Irvine Police Department (ICC)
1 Civic Center Plaza
November 7
5 p.m.-9 p.m.;
November 8
9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Holiday Faire
Celebrate the 32nd annual Irvine Holiday Faire! More than 100 talented Orange County artisans showcase unique handmade items for purchase, including holiday decorations, hand-blown glass, ceramics, jewelry and more. Admission is $2 per person; children ages 12 and under are free. For more information, visit irvinefinearts.org  or call 949-724-6880.
Irvine Fine Arts Center (IFAC)
14321 Yale Ave., Heritage Park
November 11
11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Veteran's Day: Honoring All Who Served
In honor of our veterans, the City of Irvine is hosting a special ceremony to pay tribute to our nation's troops-past and present. The event is free and open to the public. For more information call 949-724-6606.
Col. Bill Barber Community Park (CBBCP)
4 Civic Center Plaza
November 20
7 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Evening Campfire at Bommer Canyon
Spend an evening with friends and family singing songs, storytelling and making s'mores. All ages welcome. Adults must accompany children under 18. Click here to register.
Bommer Canyon Community Park (BBCP)
11 Bommer Canyon Road
December 7
10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Home for the Holidays Pet Adoption
Sponsored by the Irvine Animal Care Center, Home for the Holidays Pet Adoption Fair features more than 500 dogs, cats and rabbits available for adoption, along with pet-related vendors, a silent auction, raffle prizes, Ask a Vet and Ask a Trainer booths, plus much more. For more information, call 949-724-7741 or visit irvineshelter.org.
Irvine Animal Care Center (ACC)
6443 Oak Canyon
December 7
3 p.m.-5 p.m.
Joyful Jingles Holiday Concert
Capture the spirit of the season at the City of Irvine's Joyful Jingles holiday concert. A community tradition, concert features a selection of uplifting seasonal and holiday music performed by local choral groups. Admission is free; parking is $10. Tickets will be available at the door starting at 2 p.m., with seating commencing at 2:45 p.m. Guest are welcome to bring a new, unwrapped toy for children up to 12 years of age as part of the City's toy drive to benefit the families of the Irvine's adopted Marine Battalion. For more information, call 949-724-6606.
Irvine Barclay Theatre
4242 Campus Drive

Click to view the Interactive Park Map (requires Flash)

For more information, Call 949-724-6600 or email

For activities at the
Orange County Great Park,
go to ocgp.org


Click here to go to the Irvine Global Village Festival main website.

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