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Festivals, Parades, Pets: No Excuse for a Boring Weekend

UVSA Tet Festival: Year of the Cat

Friday-Sunday, Jan. 27-29
OC Fair & Event Center
Bus routes: 47, 55, 71

The UVSA Tết Festival highlights Vietnamese heritage with entertainment, games and rides, food and a dazzling firecracker show celebrating the new year. Visit the OCTA booth for more fun and tell us what you think about Orange County’s transportation future.

Black History Parade and Unity Festival

Saturday, Feb. 4
2023 205 W Center Street Promenade, Anaheim
Bus routes: 17, 42, 43, 47

Celebrate Black History Month with a parade, car & bike show, break dance contest and great food. Visit the OCTA booth for more fun and share your thoughts about the future of transportation in Orange County.

Kids’ Pet Parade and Expo

Saturday, Feb. 18
San Juan Capistrano
Metrolink OC Line

It’s super easy to take the train to this event at Los Rios Park, just a short 2-minute walk from the San Juan Capistrano Metrolink station. You can even bring your own pet-just make sure it fits in a small carrier beneath your seat or on your lap. Take advantage of Metrolink’s family-friendly weekend fares: $10 per adult and kids ride free! Insider tip: Enter here for a chance to win free tickets!