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Oct 2 2014
First Thursdays Art Walk
Take a walk on the "art side" when more than 50 participating galleries ope...more

Welcome to Orange County, California

 

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Looking for the perfect luxury resort vacation along The OC coast? The OCeanfront collection ...more
Come build memories with your family that last a lifetime. When you enter one of the Lands that...more
OC Parks encompasses coastal wetlands, wilderness parks, historic sights, the OC Zoo & more....more
Orange County, California boasts three professional sports teams all in Anaheim....more
With over 250 retailers, this luxury shopping destination offers dozens of designer stores...more
With over 165 rides, shows & attractions, Knott's Berry Farm in Buena Park is the place...more
The Honda Center in Anaheim is the hottest place on ice to watch the NHL's Anaheim Ducks...more
Not only is Irvine Spectrum Center a hot spot for dining and shopping, but it now features...more
Visit our beautiful historic attractions and explore early Southern California history ...more
One of the highlights of Laguna Beach, the annual arts exhibits are a must-see for any visitor...more
Fashion Island feels like exactly that - an oasis of shopping, restaurants and OC culture...more
Acclaimed as "the world's most interactive dinner show," guests are thoroughly entertained ...more
Check out The OC's hottest restaurants. Find your new favorite dining spot...more
From cultural to contemporary to pop, The OC has a thriving art and museum scene. Check it out...more
Looking for a night of great theater? Whether you're a fan of classic opera, Broadway musicals ...more
From the OC Fair to the Sawdust Festival, Orange County offers unique and exciting events...more
Classical music lovers flock to hear Orange County's Pacific Symphony at the Segerstrom Center...more
A hidden gem of Newport Beach, The Balboa Fun Zone is one of Southern California's funnest ...more
Located in Downtown Disney, House of Blues hosts the greatest musical acts and concerts...more
All through The OC, world-class art and history museums provide touchstones for families...more
Kids and adults can get in touch with nature by taking cooking classes in a garden setting...more
Buena Park brings history to life with a two-hour medieval tournament and four-course feast...more
The OC coast is famous for its year-round whale watching and dolphin excursions...more
Soak up the sun on the beaches of Huntington, Laguna, Newport, Dana Point, and San Clemente...more
Check out The OC's wild side! Sign up for one of the many programs that let you explore parks...more
Make a splash in Orange County with unlimited water adventures! Paddleboarding, kayaking, surf...more
Southern California boasts the best year-round golfing weather in the world. Take a swing ...more
Hike among historic landmarks and make the outdoors your classroom. OC Parks offers trails...more
Jump on board this cool OC adventure trend and treat the kids to a closer look at amazing reefs...more
Whether it's cruising Huntington Beach Main Street on the weekends or mountain biking ...more
Hidden within Newport Beach, the bay attracts nature-lovers looking for adventure...more
Dine out in The OC's many glamorous restaurants and take in the view....more
This popular beach is over one mile of unleashed pooch-paradise...more
Olympic beach volleyball champ Misty May-Treanor hails from our beach cities ...more

 

Known around the world as "The OC," Orange County envelops you in the ultimate Southern California lifestyle…casual sophistication, pristine beaches, legendary theme parks and endless options for fun in the sun or cultural exploration. With sun-soaked days and star-filled nights, here you'll be immersed in the real California dream.

Just minutes from The OC's 42 miles of beaches, discover magical adventures and adrenaline-pumping rides at the original Disneyland Resort and the always-thrilling Knott’s Berry Farm. Or let your own imagination go at renowned art festivals and celebrated performing arts centers. OC Parks offers sprawling wilderness and nature parks, perfect for recreation of the sun-soaked variety, with miles of trails and coastal preserves to explore.

For romance, rejuvenation or a taste of "the good life," pamper yourself at The OC's luxurious "OCeanfront" beach resorts and spas. Indulge in imaginative cuisine that’s as tasteful as it is artistic---The OC has produced a new generation of award-winning chefs taking full advantage of California's bountiful produce and local seafood. Browse the extensive collection of designer stores that make shopping in The OC an attraction in itself. Keep one eye on the ball and one on the waves at The OC's many coastal golf courses. 

Discover for yourself that the sun just seems to shine longer here. In The OC, it's forever summer!


 
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Did You Know?

Irvine has the most open space in Orange County with 16,000 acres....more