Family New Year’s Eve at the OC Great Park

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If you are looking for something fun, family oriented and FREE, and still make it home in time to watch Ryan Seacrest’s countdown, check out the OC Great Park’s Family New Year’s Eve Party.

The party features live music, dancing, food, Free carousel rides, games and activities for the kids – all in a fun, alcohol-free environment.  Local dance groups will perform, street entertainers will also be out and about, as well as a Dance Party in the Hangar 244 Lounge.  At 9 p.m. the Great Park will transform into a party atmosphere in time to ring in the New Year with a pop of streamers, party hats and noise makers.

The party will take place from 5 to 9:30pm and is free of admission. Parking is $10. For additional info head here.

OC Great Park Pumpkin Harvest

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The Orange County Great Park is hosting a Pumpkin Harvest on Saturday, October 20th from 9am to 3pm. The event will feature carnival-style games, arts and crafts, a hay maze, costumes, and free pumpkins for kids 12 and under, while supplies last. There will also be free balloon rides,  pumpkin decorations, train rides, treat stations, and even a petting zoo.

Admission to the event and activities  is FREE, parking will be $10. The community is encouraged to bring canned goods to donate to Second Harvest Food Bank and Community Action Partnership. For additional info head here.