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Exciting Foodie Events in Orange County This Summer

Orange County, California, is a haven for food enthusiasts, and this summer offers an array of enticing culinary events. From vibrant night markets in Westminster to upscale wine and food celebrations, there’s something for every foodie to enjoy. Mark your calendars for these must-attend events happening in Orange County this summer.

Little Saigon Night Markets

When: Every weekend throughout the summer, June 16 – September 3, 2023

Where: Asian Garden Mall, Westminster

Immerse yourself in the tantalizing world of Asian street food at the lively night markets in Westminster. Explore vibrant stalls, interact with local vendors, and savor authentic flavors from various Asian cultures. Indulge in mouthwatering dumplings, grilled skewers, and exotic desserts as you soak up the vibrant atmosphere.

Photo  of various mollusks being grilled on a bbq at Little Saigon Night Markets
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OC Fair

When: July 14th – August 13th, 2023

Where: OC Fair & Event Center, Costa Mesa

The OC Fair is a beloved annual event offering thrilling rides, live music performances, and a wide array of culinary delights. Sample classic fair favorites like deep-fried treats, corn dogs, and funnel cakes, or explore unique artisanal pizzas, gourmet burgers, and international cuisine. Discover new flavors and enjoy the festive fair ambiance.

Photo of a basket of fries with a fruity pebble and marshmallow topping from the OC Fair
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Orange International Street Fair

When: September 1st – 3rd, 2023

Where: Old Towne Orange

Join the annual Orange International Street Fair, a beloved event celebrating global cuisine and cultures. Explore an array of international food booths offering culinary delights from different corners of the world. Immerse yourself in the lively atmosphere, enjoy live entertainment, and experience the rich diversity of Orange County’s culinary scene.

Photo of Gyro from Orange International Street Fair
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Lobsterfest at Newport Beach

When: September 10, 2023

Where: Civic Center Park, Newport Beach

Celebrate all things lobster at the annual Lobsterfest in Newport Beach! With breathtaking ocean views as your backdrop, savor freshly caught Maine lobsters prepared in various mouthwatering ways. From traditional lobster boils to innovative culinary creations, this event promises a delightful ocean-to-table experience.

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Know of anymore great foodie events happening this summer in OC? Let us know about them in a reply below!

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