The Holidays are Here: Attend the Fourth Annual Plaza Navideña

Halloween is over, so let’s jump right into Christmas. Who’s ready for holiday festivals? The City of Santa Ana is ready to get things started with its Fourth Annual Plaza Navidena event. The festivities are set to take place on Saturday, November 19th at the Downtown Plaza Calle Cuatro on the corner of Fourth and French Streets.

The fun will include a tree lighting ceremony, live music and dancers, including a wonderful Mariachi band (this event already sounds awesome). Free refreshments and pintas will be provided along with a visit from the man himself, Santa Claus!

The free event starts at 5pm and will run until 8pm. If you are a cook, there will also be a “Best Tamale in Town” contest, so whip out those wonderful family recipes and show everyone in Santa Ana how great your tamales taste. . Local vendors and food truck will also be in attendance, so bring some cash and a full stomach to enjoy this holiday event.

Attend a Joy Division Cover Band In Santa Ana

The Santa Ana Observatory is one of the premiere concert venues in the OC/Los Angeles area. This summer the venue will be hosting a slew of great cover bands and music events to attend. If you are a fan of the mega-band Joy Division, the Observatory will be hosting a cover band tribute on July 22. The tickets are very cheap and cost in the $5 range for most concerts, and the venue hosts event multiple times a week. For more information, or to see a full schedule of concerts shows, visit: If you end up going to a show, have fun and enjoy the evening of great bands and music.


Moving Units – presents the songs of Joy Division

Friday, Jul 22, 2016, 8:00 PM

With Viktor Fiction

Doors @ 7pm

Open to all ages


Celebrate Fourth of July at the Centennial Park in Santa Ana

Fourth of July can get busy, particularly if you are looking to enjoy a firework show in the park. This holiday Centennial Park in Santa Ana will be hosting its 6th annual Fourth of July spectacular event beginning at 4pm and lasting until 9pm and culminating with a firework show to top off the night.

This Fourth of the July independence day event is free and open to the public and feature a kid’s zone, games, food, and face painting—the activities will end at 8pm. Participants are encouraged to bring lawn chairs, blankets and picnic baskets to enjoy the day. Just be sure to get to the park early, because the event will be packed with Santa Ana residents. Have fun and enjoy the holiday with your family and friends.



See Tech N9ne at the Observatory Santa Ana

Are you looking to up your concert game this summer? Well, the place to be is the Observatory in Santa Ana. The venue will be hosting a wide variety of concerts on a weekly basis over the next few months, so if you are looking to stay busy this summer with fun-filled events, these are the concerts to attend. Tech N9ne, who has made 10 studio albums will be playing during the month of May. If you are looking to purchase tickets or get a full calendar of concerts, click the link for the OC register to get filled in. Prices for the concerts are typically cheap and affordable and can be purchased for less than $20. Enjoy the summer and have a great time at a concert.


The Observatory

3503 South Harbor Boulevard

Santa Ana, CA 92704

Santa Ana Events: Get Ready for the Cinco De Mayo Festival

May is nearly over and that can only mean one thing? Time to prepare for Cinco de Mayo!! The city of Santa Ana will be hosting its 17th Annual Cinco de Mayo Festival which is a two-day event held every year during the holiday. This year the festival will begin on Saturday, April 30th and Sunday May 1st, 2016. Every year the festival attracts over 150,000 attendees ready to enjoy the city and have a great time.


The festival will feature a carnival, live entertainment, wonderful Mexican food, games, desserts and other amazing food and activities. If you are looking to attend a Cinco de Mayo event, mark this festival on your calendar. For more information, visit: . Just be sure to show up early since the festival typically gets packed early. Have fun and enjoy the holiday.