May Food And Drink Festivals In Orange County

May Food And Drink Festivals In Orange County

Who doesn’t love a good food festival? With the warmer weather coming and the food festivals following we’ve put together the May food and drink festivals in Orange County you’re not going to want to miss!

Strawberry Festival 

Date: May 24-27, 2024 

Time: Friday 1pm-10pm, Sat-Sun 10am-10pm, Monday 10am-9pm

Admission: Ride All Day Wristbands Friday $35, Saturday & Sunday $40

Location: Village Green Park, 12732 Main St, Garden Grove, CA 92840

Carnival Rides, Strawberry Festival Parade, everything Strawberry you can imagine, contests, games, live music at the amphitheater and so much more. Click Here for more information about the Strawberry Festival.

Crawfish Festival

Date: May 17th-19th, 2024 

Time: Friday 5pm-11pm, Saturday 2pm-11pm, Sunday 12pm-8pm 

Admission: $5-$60 for an entry ticket depending on your day and level of your ticket. Includes live entertainment. Food not included in ticket price.

Location: Fountain Valley Sports Park, Fountain Valley

Come experience New Orleans right here in OC at the largest crawfish festival in southern California. Listen to live music, enjoy carnival rides and games. Food, drinks, alcohol and a whole lot of crawfish available for purchase. CLICK HERE to learn more.  

Wild and Crazy Taco Night 

Date: May 16th, 2024 

Time: 5:30pm-7:30pm 

Admission: $85-$180 depending on your ticket level and when you purchase 

Location: OC Fair and Events Center 

Embark on a culinary adventure at Share Ourselves’ 31st Annual Wild & Crazy Taco Night! Join us for a vibrant celebration of flavor, community and philanthropy as foodies and philanthropists gather to support our mission of serving others in need.

Their team of talented chefs from across Orange County are dedicated to serving up sensational taco creations, each vying for the title of best taco. All proceeds go directly to Share Ourselves, providing critical social services, alleviating food insecurity and providing affordable and accessible healthcare to the underserved and underinsured. Click Here for more information.

Tustin LobsterFest 

Date: May 18th, 2024 

Time: 4pm-7:30pm

Admission: Tickets range from $50-$150

Location: Peppertree Park: 230 W First St, Tustin CA 92780

Treat yourself to this outdoor indulgence jubilee. Featuring music from the ’50s, ’60s and ’70s, Lobsterfest serves up unlimited whole lobster — as many as you can handle with pools of melted golden butter on the side. If Lobster is not your thing, we will also have tri-tip beef, sides, salads and desserts. You will leave the event fulfilled! Click Here for more information. 

Taste Of Brea

Date: May 23rd, 2024

Time: 5-9pm

Admission: $15-$60 depending on your ticket 

Location: Downtown Brea 


A foodies paradise of Brea’s best! Restaurants from all over Brea participate in this anticipated event. Click Here for more information. 

OCSC Beer Fest 

Date: May 25th, 2024

Time: 4-4:30 depending on your ticket. 

Admission:  $25 to get you into the beerfest, pro tip don’t forget to buy a ticket to the pro soccer match after the game! 

Location: Championship Soccer Stadium in Irvine. 


This event was so popular that they had to add more to the roster this year! Enjoy 50+ tastings of beers, seltzers, kombucha and more. Plus live music, food trucks and get your ticket to stay for the pro soccer match after the Beer Fest. Click Here to get your tickets. 

OC Greek Food Festival 

Date: May 17th-19th, 2024 

Time: Friday 5pm-noon, Saturday 12pm-10pm, Sunday 12pm-9pm

Admission: $5 

Location: 405 N. Dale St. Anaheim, CA 92801

The OC Greek Food Festival celebrates the best of Greek food, music, dance and culture. Authentic Greek food, live music, dancing, kid zone and more. Click Here for more information. 

Newport Beach Wine Festival 

Date: May 24th-26th, 2024

Time: Friday 6:30pm, Saturday 1-5pm, Sunday 10am-2pm 

Admission: Depends on the day and event that you attend $145+

Location: Balboa Bay Resort 


Spend the afternoon exploring a collection of our favorite wines and spirits, lite bites, live music, and entertainment by the bay. Featured partners include Justin, Daou, Macallan, Casamigos, Belvedere, Don Julio, Bulleit, Ketel One, Empress Gin, and more! Click Here for more information.

Yorba Linda Lobster Festival

Date: May 18th, 2024

Time: 4:30-10pm

Admission: $125+

Location: The Yorba Linda Community Center

Eat Lobster for a good cause with funds raised supporting the local community. Click Here for more information.



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