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Orange County events lay claim to an incredible array of annual festivals and exciting events. Whether you're looking for things to do in Orange County this weekend or looking for things to do in Orange County today, there's always something to do. From the coast to the parks to the diverse inland communities, Orange County's weekly signature events are intertwined with culture, music, art, cuisine and the SoCal beach lifestyle. Locals and visitors alike love to participate in these unique events that make up that quintessential "Forever Summer" experience. 

 

 

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12-02-2016

Featured Events

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Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade & Holiday Lights Cruises

  • December 01, 2016 to January 01, 2017
  • Address: 309 Palm Street Suite A, Newport Beach, CA 92661
  • Venue: Newport Landing Whale Watching
  • Times: 5:30 pm, 7:00 pm, & 8:30 pm
  • Admission: $20 With Visit the OC Discount
  • Recurrence: (Recurring daily)
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The 2016 Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade is the premier Christmas event for Southern California.  Since 1908, boat owners in Newport Beach have decorated their seagoing vessels and seasid...

Rock & Brews

  • Started September 17, 2015
  • Location: Rock & Brews
  • Address: 7777 Beach Blvd., Buena Park, CA 90620
  • Times: Varies by day
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Rock & Brews, co-founded by Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley of KISS, features quality American comfort food, one of the area's largest selection of craft and international beers, all in an atmospher...

Teatro Martini

  • Started September 24, 2015
  • Address: 7600 Beach Blvd., Buena Park, CA 90620
  • Times: Showtimes vary by night
  • Recurrence: (Recurring daily)
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While there are plenty of entertainment venues in SoCal for children and families, there are very few for just grown-ups. Teatro Martini is a new, edgy, fun, interactive experience for grown-ups that...

Ongoing Events

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Annual Gray Whale Migration 2017 - $16 Whale Watching Special

  • December 01, 2016 to May 31, 2017
  • Address: 309 Palm Street Suite A, Newport Beach, CA 92661
  • Venue: Newport Landing Whale Watching
  • Times: 10:00 am, 1:00 pm, & 3:30 pm
  • Admission: $16 With Visit the OC Discount
  • Recurrence: (Recurring daily)
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Annual Gray Whale Migration 2017 - $16 Whale Watching Special Online Booking Discount - http://www.newportwhales.com/newport_beach_whale_watch_offer_16.html The Gray Whale makes the most spectacula...

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Kondakova Exhibition

  • November 19, 2016 to December 03, 2016
  • Location: Martin Lawrence Galleries at South Coast Plaza
  • Address: 3333 Bear Street, Costa Mesa, CA 92626
  • Times: See the description for details on the winter holiday's hour of operations.
  • Admission: Free
  • Recurrence: (Every Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
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Liudmila Kondakova graduated from the Grabar Center in Moscow, and attended Russia’s School of Sacred Arts, the Moscow Pedagogical Institute and the Moscow Art Institute. She refined her pale...

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Magic and Wine Tasting with David Minkin

  • Started August 28, 2015
  • Location: M3 Live Anaheim Event Center
  • Address: 2232 South Harbor Boulevard, Anaheim, CA 92802
  • Times: Starting: 7:30 PM
  • Admission: $69 with promo code: GUEST
  • Recurrence: (Every Friday)
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SAVE $16 ON TICKETS NOW! Join David Minkin, International Magic Champion, for a unique evening of magic, food, and wine tasting. David starred on the Travel Channel show "Magic Outlaws", a...

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Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade & Holiday Lights Cruises

  • December 02, 2016 to January 01, 2017
  • Address: 309 Palm Street Suite A, Newport Beach, CA 92661
  • Venue: Newport Landing Whale Watching
  • Times: 5:30 pm, 7:00 pm, & 8:30 pm
  • Admission: Click on “Visit Website” for $20 special
  • Recurrence: (Recurring daily)
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The 2016 Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade is the premier Christmas event for Southern California. Since 1908, boat owners in Newport Beach have decorated their seagoing vessels and seaside homes...

The Holiday Gem - a holiday extravaganza

  • November 25, 2016 to December 17, 2016
  • Location: The Gem Theatre
  • Address: 12852 Main Street, Garden Grove, CA 92840
  • Times: Fridays & Saturdays at 8:00 pm
  • Admission: $26 adults/$23 seniors/$18 children 12 ys & under/$15 students with ID
  • Recurrence: (Every Friday, Saturday)
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Ring in the holidays with THE HOLIDAY GEM, a “fun for the whole family” holiday extravaganza! Backed by a live 7-piece band, stunning costumes, and tap dancing elves, enjoy hearin...

12-03-2016

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Christmas at The Mission

  • December 03, 2016
  • Location: Mission San Juan Capistrano
  • Address: 2680l Ortega Hwy., San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
  • Venue: Mission San Juan Capistrano
  • Times: From: 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM
  • Admission: Adults: $6 | Children (Age 4 - 11): $4
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Celebrate the holidays with Mission San Juan Capistrano! Held in conjunction with the City of San Juan Capistrano's annual Tree Lighting Ceremony and community-wide holiday celebration, Mission San Ju...

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Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade & Holiday Lights Cruises

  • December 01, 2016 to January 01, 2017
  • Address: 309 Palm Street Suite A, Newport Beach, CA 92661
  • Venue: Newport Landing Whale Watching
  • Times: 5:30 pm, 7:00 pm, & 8:30 pm
  • Admission: $20 With Visit the OC Discount
  • Recurrence: (Recurring daily)
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The 2016 Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade is the premier Christmas event for Southern California.  Since 1908, boat owners in Newport Beach have decorated their seagoing vessels and seasid...

Teatro Martini

  • Started September 24, 2015
  • Address: 7600 Beach Blvd., Buena Park, CA 90620
  • Times: Showtimes vary by night
  • Recurrence: (Recurring daily)
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While there are plenty of entertainment venues in SoCal for children and families, there are very few for just grown-ups. Teatro Martini is a new, edgy, fun, interactive experience for grown-ups that...

Ongoing Events

22nd Annual Nutcracker Christmas Tree Lighting & Holiday in Downtown Anaheim!

  • December 03, 2016
  • Location: Downtown Anaheim
  • Address: 201 Center Street Promenade, Anaheim, CA, CA 92805
  • Times: From: 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM
  • Admission: Free
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Kick off the holiday season at the 22nd Annual Nutcracker Christmas Tree Lighting and Holiday Shopping Village on Saturday, December 3 in CTR City from 10:00am to 7:00pm. This FREE event featu...

26th Annual Winter Fantasy at the Sawdust Art &Craft Festival

  • November 19, 2016 to December 18, 2016
  • Address: 935 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach, CA 92651
  • Venue: Sawdust Art Festival
  • Times: From: 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
  • Admission: $8.00 for adults, $6.00 for Seniors (65+), $4.00 for children (6-12). Children 5 and under are free.
  • Recurrence: (Every Sunday, Saturday)
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Running for five weekends beginning November 19 until December 18, the 26th Annual Winter Fantasy at the Sawdust Art & Craft Festival is a one-of-a-kind holiday art and crafts festival that offers...

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35th Annual Victorian Christmas

Relive the holiday customs of yesteryear for the last time at Heritage Hill’s 35th and final Victorian Christmas on December 3, 2016, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The park’s four historic buildi...

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Annual Gray Whale Migration 2017 - $16 Whale Watching Special

  • December 01, 2016 to May 31, 2017
  • Address: 309 Palm Street Suite A, Newport Beach, CA 92661
  • Venue: Newport Landing Whale Watching
  • Times: 10:00 am, 1:00 pm, & 3:30 pm
  • Admission: $16 With Visit the OC Discount
  • Recurrence: (Recurring daily)
  • Visit Website  |  Send Email

Annual Gray Whale Migration 2017 - $16 Whale Watching Special Online Booking Discount - http://www.newportwhales.com/newport_beach_whale_watch_offer_16.html The Gray Whale makes the most spectacula...

Centennial Farm Garden Classes: Make it, Take it, Winter Wreath

Make It, Take It, Winter Wreath - Learn how to make a fresh winter wreath from fresh greens. All tools and materials will be provided.Speaker - Nancy Claxton, Master Gardener For the past 8 years...

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Certified Farmers Market

  • Started September 05, 2015
  • Address: 7561 Center Avenue, Huntington Beach, CA 92647
  • Venue: Old World Village
  • Times: From: 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM
  • Admission: free
  • Recurrence: (Every Saturday)
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A new Certified Farmers Market has opened in July 2015 and is open now every Saturday from 9am - 2pm. Rain or Shine. The market is located in the charming Old World Village that had been a place for ...

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Certified Farmers Market

  • Started September 19, 2015
  • Address: 7561 Center Avenue, Huntington Beach, CA 92647
  • Venue: Old World Village
  • Admission: free
  • Recurrence: (Every Saturday)
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A new Certified Farmers Market has opened in July 2015 and now running every Saturday from 9am - 2pm. Rain or Shine. The market is located in the Old World Village, West Parking lot, a place for many...

Free Boat Rides with Santa at Dana Wharf

Free Boat Rides with Santa Saturday December 3rd and Sunday December 4th – 10am – 2pm Santa and his helpers listen to Christmas Wishes during this 20-minute harbor cruise. Bring your cam...

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Golden West Pops "Incredible Holiday Journey"

  • December 03, 2016
  • Location: Segerstrom High School Auditorium
  • Address: 2301 W MacArthur Blvd, Santa Ana, CA 92704
  • Times: Starting: 7:00 PM
  • Admission: $10/Adult $8/Seniors-Students
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Join the Golden West Pops, a 50 piece concert band, as they journey through all your favorite and soon-to-be-favorite holiday tunes.

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Holiday Artisan Faire

  • December 03, 2016
  • Location: Chemers Gallery
  • Address: 17300 17th Street #G, Tustin, CA 92780
  • Times: From: 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
  • Admission: free
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3RD ANNUAL HOLIDAY ARTISAN FAIRE DAY Sparkle and shine with us on December 3rd and 4th at our 3rd Annual Holiday Artisan Faire! Find something special for everyone on your list...Maybe even you...

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Kondakova Exhibition

  • November 19, 2016 to December 03, 2016
  • Location: Martin Lawrence Galleries at South Coast Plaza
  • Address: 3333 Bear Street, Costa Mesa, CA 92626
  • Times: See the description for details on the winter holiday's hour of operations.
  • Admission: Free
  • Recurrence: (Every Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Visit Website  |  Send Email

Liudmila Kondakova graduated from the Grabar Center in Moscow, and attended Russia’s School of Sacred Arts, the Moscow Pedagogical Institute and the Moscow Art Institute. She refined her pale...

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Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade & Holiday Lights Cruises

  • December 02, 2016 to January 01, 2017
  • Address: 309 Palm Street Suite A, Newport Beach, CA 92661
  • Venue: Newport Landing Whale Watching
  • Times: 5:30 pm, 7:00 pm, & 8:30 pm
  • Admission: Click on “Visit Website” for $20 special
  • Recurrence: (Recurring daily)
  • Visit Website  |  Send Email

The 2016 Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade is the premier Christmas event for Southern California. Since 1908, boat owners in Newport Beach have decorated their seagoing vessels and seaside homes...

The Holiday Gem - a holiday extravaganza

  • November 25, 2016 to December 17, 2016
  • Location: The Gem Theatre
  • Address: 12852 Main Street, Garden Grove, CA 92840
  • Times: Fridays & Saturdays at 8:00 pm
  • Admission: $26 adults/$23 seniors/$18 children 12 ys & under/$15 students with ID
  • Recurrence: (Every Friday, Saturday)
  • Visit Website  |  Send Email

Ring in the holidays with THE HOLIDAY GEM, a “fun for the whole family” holiday extravaganza! Backed by a live 7-piece band, stunning costumes, and tap dancing elves, enjoy hearin...

12-04-2016

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Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade & Holiday Lights Cruises

  • December 01, 2016 to January 01, 2017
  • Address: 309 Palm Street Suite A, Newport Beach, CA 92661
  • Venue: Newport Landing Whale Watching
  • Times: 5:30 pm, 7:00 pm, & 8:30 pm
  • Admission: $20 With Visit the OC Discount
  • Recurrence: (Recurring daily)
  • Visit Website  |  Send Email

The 2016 Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade is the premier Christmas event for Southern California.  Since 1908, boat owners in Newport Beach have decorated their seagoing vessels and seasid...

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