We’re excited about all the great things going on today in Fullerton! We’ll be busy going to a bunch of events and specials in town – be sure you check out the list! (If you have 3 minutes, please submit a few words for us to win $25,000 to make our site event better by hiring local!)
Register now – limited space – for the May 21st, 4-7pm event with Belly Sprout and Rosie Posie Baby. Their first Piccolini event: Celebrate Motherhood; An Evening of Motherhood! is the only licensed Pregnancy Awareness Month (PAM) event in Orange County. They will wine and dine guests with food and drink, featured guests, SWAG bags, raffles, and pampering: mini-facials, reflexology, henna artistry, energy readings and MORE! Registration and pre-pay for tickets is required ($25) at www.thepiccolini.com. (Password is: invited.)
8am-2pm: Fullerton Certified Farmers Market at Independence Park (801 W. Valencia Dr.) The Farmers Market offers fresh fruit, vegetables, eggs, honey, fish, flowers, plants, nuts and bread. Operated by the nonprofit Fullerton Certified Farmers Market Board
8:30am: The Orange County Business Service Center and HR Prescriptions will present Hiring the Right Employees, at the Fullerton Chamber of Commerce offices. Learn the impact of company culture, job description importance, hiring criteria, recruiting and screening applicants, and more to help you hire smartly for your business.
9am: Leslie from the Yorba Linda Hiking Meetup Group will lead a Wednesday morning walk at the Fullerton Court House Trail. Meet in the upper parking lot off Berkeley Street between 8:50 and 9am and start walking at 9am.
10:15am & 11am: Toddler Storytime at the Fullerton Main Library (Osborne Auditorium) treats children under 3 years old, accompanied by an adult, to a first group experience with stories, songs and fingerplays.
10:30-11:15am: Do-Re-Mommy and Me Music with Krista Arriaga at Belly Sprout is donation only. Come ignite your child’s senses in this interactive group (birth-preschool) class by enhancing your babe’s love of music through song, rhythm, and movement.
11am: Children ages 2 to 5 are invited to discover new books at each Toddler Storytime! Get your little one to the Barnes & Noble (1923 W. Malvern Ave.)
11am-2pm: Looking for Mexican fare near Cal State Fullerton? Cantina Lounge has lunch specials starting at $6.99.
11am-2pm: Slidebar invites you to enjoy their $7 Express Lunch – build your own sandwich and side.
11am-3pm: At Revolucion 1910 Cantina the lunch specials are only $5.99 with over 10 items to choose from.
11am-9pm: Get 5 for $10 wine tasting at Angelo’s and Vinci’s Ristorante. From 11am-3pm you can enjoy their lunch buffet or get the $3 pizza/salad combo special from Woppo’s takeout.
11am-10pm: Wing Wednesday at NYPD Pizza in downtown Fullerton will add wings to any order for just $0.50 a wing, in counts of 10 and 20.
2-3:30pm: “It’s Your Estate,” a free 8-week estate management course offered by the Fullerton Senior Multi-Service Center features local financial and estate experts who will answer questions and help participants stay in charge of their estate planning options, safeguard their medical care, and avoid the pitfalls of estate mismanagement.
2pm-2am: Wednesday drink specials at Matador Cantina means you can enjoy margaritas, mojitos and sangrias at $5 each.
3-6pm: Pallazzo’s Pizzeria Happy Hour has All-You-Can-Eat pizza & salad for $5.99, .89cent 12oz. domestic draft beers and $2 off appetizers! Some great deals near Cal State Fullerton!
3-7pm: Find more Happy Hour deals in Fullerton using our HH Guide page!
3-11pm: Wing Wednesday at Cantina Lounge will get you $0.50 Wings (in quantities of 6, 12, and 18), $3 Margaritas, $2 Budweiser Drafts, $2.50 Heineken and Heineken Light, $3.50 beers and $4.50 well drinks. Live DJs start at 6pm.
4-7pm: Wacky Wing Wednesday at The Pint House means chicken wings are only $0.50 cents each and you can get $3 pints of select drafts too.
4-8pm: Kids eat free at Slidebar! (1 free kids meal with purchase of adult entrée.)
It’s also Service Industry Night so if you work in the Service industry you’ll get Happy Hour pricing on alcohol and half off food with a service industry pay stub.
4pm-2am: Big’s Bar & Grill has $5 Jack Daniels Mix it or Shoot it, $9 BBQ Ribs or Chicken Dinner, and at 7pm get $5 Natural Ice or PBR 24oz. cans! Stick around for Rockabilly Review at 9pm.
4:30pm: Prime Rib Wednesday‘s at the Summit House Restaurant will get their Cottage Cut for only $19.95.
5pm: Redneck Wednesdays at Incahoots will teach you line dancing & 2-Steppin’. Free lessons start at 7:30 & 8:30pm. 18+ is a $10 cover, 21+ is a $5 cover (free before 6:30pm).
5pm: Wine Wednesday at Roman Cucina in downtown Fullerton will get you 1/2 off bottles of wine, or bring your own in with no corking fee.
5-7pm: The Fullerton Chamber of Commerce May Sunset Mixer will be held at The Muckenthaler Cultural Center (1201 W. Malvern Ave.) This casual after hours networking event helps you make connections with nearly 100 business professionals. Complimentary hors d’oeuvres and beverages will be provided. This is a free event for members and prospective members.
5-8pm: Admission is free to the OC Weekly 1st Clustertruck at Fullerton Public Library (353 W. Commonwealth Ave.) where you can eat from Piaggio On Wheels, Barcelona on the Go, Dos Chinos and Alebrije’s, the famed pink taco truck and home of the taco acorazado. As part of his class at Cal State Fullerton and part of “Gustavo’s Awesome Lecture Series!” students will present oral histories of local Latino business owners, as well.
5-10pm: Wine Wednesday at Commonwealth Lounge means half off all wine by the glass and 25% off bottles of wine.
5-10pm: Wednesday food deal at ENVY Ultra Lounge gets you $1 Kobe beef sliders and $1 fries.
5-10pm: Wine Wednesday at Lizarran gets you wine by the bottle 50% off and no corkage fee if you bring your own in for dinner.
5pm-12am: Get Penny Pizza at Karma Kabob. Buy any regular priced beer, wine, cocktail or hookah and get pizza for a penny.
6pm: The Crittenton Services for Children and Families Volunteer Orientation will be held at 801 E. Chapman Ave., Suite 203 for those interested in volunteering their time with the organization. For more information call (714) 680-9000.
6pm: Cafe Hidalgo will feature wines from Girard for Wine Wednesday. For $15 get the flight (tasting of 5 wines) along with assorted cheeses, crackers, and fresh fruit. The tasting will be located on the Zocalo patio, so bring a light jacket.
6-9pm: The Kogi BBQ food truck will be serving dinner at Pacific Engineering Fullerton (303 N. Placentia Ave.)
6:30pm: The Longevity Cooking Class at the Happy Cooking Company will teach you to retain up to 95% of nutrients in your foods for $45. Register by calling Liz at (714) 388-0240.
7:30pm: Test your knowledge in competition for a chance at prizes at Trivia Night at Roscoe’s Famous Deli.
7:30-9pm: The free Sarku Japan Franchise Seminar is hosted by Sarku Japan®, the largest and most successful Japanese Quick Service Restaurant chain (QSR) in the United States at the Fullerton Marriott (2701 Nutwood Ave.) Bruce Kim, Sarku Japan’s Director of Franchise Development, will present expert advice on franchise ownership and explain the benefits of becoming an entrepreneur.
8pm: Hear the Cal State Fullerton Women’s Choir and Men’s Chorus – Robert Istad and Christopher Peterson, directors for $10 at the CSUF Performing Arts Center.
8-10pm: Max Bloom’s Cafe Noir hosts open mic for music. Listen to or play original music and covers.
8pm-12am: Lucky John’s invites you to enjoy Bulk Buy May with them. Tonight: Get 16oz drafts for $2.50 domestic, $3.75 premium.
8pm-12am: Slidebar presents a free show with Gabba Gabba Heys, Mommy’s Little Monster, PC 101, and The Strange Cats.
8pm-12am: Steamers Jazz Club & Cafe will not charge a cover to hear live music from The Edmund Velasco Quintet.
9pm: Karling’s Rockabilly Review at Big’s Bar & Grill this week will feature Chris Sprague & His 18 Wheelers, free.
9pm: George Perez hosts a free comedy show at Cherch Lounge in downtown Fullerton, featuring comics from Comedy Central, HBO, Showtime and more. This week one of the special guests comics is Tommy Chunn from HBO, BET and more.
9pm-1am: Find out where you can sing karaoke in Fullerton by checking out our Guides page.
9pm-1am: 80s Night at Bourbon Street means 80s DJ Ruffneck all night long and refills on your 32oz mug with domestic draft beer for only $5. AND if you dress in your favorite 80s style you’ll get a FREE mug (empty).
9pm-1am: Reggae Wednesday at Cantina Lounge brings you $2.50 beers, $3 margaritas, beer pong, hookah and Soul Papa performing live, all for free (21+).
9:30pm-1am: For free enjoy CW WEDNESDAYS Featuring ELECTRO, DIRTY DISCO, DUBSTEP, AND GLITCH HOP at Commonwealth Lounge.
10pm-1am: Hear DJ Impact at Matador Cantina free (no cover) with Margaritas, Mojitos and Sangria only $5.
10pm-1am: Ziings’ has Wednesday specials of $3 Stella Artois Drafts and $3 Washington Apple Shots with a DJ spinning all night.
11pm-1am: Happy Hour at Stubrik’s late night is a dollar off draft beers and well drinks.