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A trick roper in rancho period garb jumps through a rope in front of two horsemen.

Orange County, Calif. – The County of Orange and OC Parks invite you to experience the annual Rancho Days Fiesta at Heritage Hill Historical Park on Saturday, May 7 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Travel back in time to explore Orange County’s rancho era, and enjoy hands-on activities, music, dancing and more in a family-friendly atmosphere. 

Rancho Days Fiesta will feature a wide variety of activities, exhibitors and vibrant performances and demonstrations for the whole family including piñata breaking and crafts. The celebration will also feature Charro horse riding and roping demonstrations, along with Native American and Folklórico dancing. Historic buildings will be open and available for tours, courtesy of the Amigos de la Colina docents.

“We are excited to bring another year of learning and fun to our community with Rancho Days Fiesta at Heritage Hill Historical Park,” said Supervisor Donald P. Wagner, Orange County Board of Supervisors. “This annual event is a great opportunity for people of all ages to learn and celebrate Orange County’s vast history.”

Heritage Hill Historical Park preserves some of Orange County’s rich cultural heritage and represents distinct eras in the early development of Saddleback Valley and the town of El Toro. Experience the rancho era with OC Parks during Rancho Days Fiesta. Pets are welcome outdoors only on leashes no longer than six feet. Admission and parking are free.

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May 7 - Rancho Days Fiesta 

Time: 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Cost: Free

Parking: Free

Location: Heritage Hill Historical Park, 25151 Serrano Road, Lake Forest, CA 92630


Contact: (949) 923-2230


OC Parks

OC Parks manages nearly 60,000 acres of parks, historical and coastal facilities and open space for the County of Orange as part of OC Community Resources.