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Orange County - Local Events

Orange County, California lays claim to an incredible array of annual festivals and exciting events. From the coast to the parks to the diverse inland communities, The OC's 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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07-03-2015

Featured Events

Blockbuster Beagle!...on ice - Charles M. Schulz Theatre

  • June 13, 2015 to August 23, 2015
  • Location: Knott's Berry Farm
  • Address: 8039 Beach Blvd, Buena Park, CA 90620
  • Venue: Knott's Berry Farm

Snoopy and his Peanuts buddies "go Hollywood" bringing Walk of Fame glamour, dazzling movie lot escapades and California excitement to a brand new ice show adventure. Join Snoopy and our wor...

Hidden Treasures: Art from the Permanent Collections of Orange County Colleges and Universities

  • February 19, 2015 to August 17, 2015
  • Location: John Wayne Airport - Vi Smith Concourse Gallery in Riley Terminal C across from Gates 18 through 21
  • Address: 18601 Airport Way, Santa Ana, CA 92707
  • Venue: John Wayne Airport

Travelers can explore local art from five Orange County colleges and universities in the HIDDEN TREASURES exhibit on display at John Wayne Airport. From the art collections of Cal State University Ful...

Irvine Barclay Theatre 25th Anniversary and Debut Performances History

  • March 10, 2015 to December 05, 2015
  • Location: John Wayne Airport
  • Address: 18601 Airport Way, Santa Ana, CA 92707
  • Venue: John Wayne Airport

Travelers can explore 25 years of Irvine Barclay Theatre history   ORANGE COUNTY: Destination Art & Culture space located in the pre-security pedestrian walkway between Riley ...

Vertical Impact – Calico Square Stage

  • June 13, 2015 to August 23, 2015
  • Location: Knott's Berry Farm
  • Address: 8039 Beach Blvd, Buena Park, CA 90620
  • Venue: Knott's Berry Farm

The show presents the ultimate blend of extreme stunts with high flying acrobats performing a one of a kind performance perfect for the entire family! This high energy show is set to the most popular ...

Vertical Impact: Geared Up! – Calico Square Stage

  • June 13, 2015 to August 23, 2015
  • Location: Knott's Berry Farm
  • Address: 8039 Beach Blvd, Buena Park, CA 90620
  • Venue: Knott's Berry Farm

The fun continues after dark as the cast pumps up the volume with the latest hits, the biggest tricks and awesome special effects. The pace is intensified, the stunts are electrified, and the cast is ...

Ongoing Events

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2 Hour Whale Watching Adventure-SAVE 40% OFF Promo Code VISITOC

Delight in the exciting sights and sounds of the magnificent ocean creatures off Dana Point. Known as a landmark for marine life sightings, Dana Wharf's ocean adventure cruises offer rare glimpses int...

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Blue Whale Migration Spring/Summer 2015-$16 Whale Watching Cruise Special

  • May 12, 2015 to October 31, 2015
  • Address: 309 Palm Street Suite A, Newport Beach, CA 92661
  • Venue: Newport Landing Whale Watching
  • Times: Times Daily 10 am, 1 pm, 3:30 pm, 6 pm
  • Admission: $16 Blue Whale Watching Cruise Special
  • Recurrence: (Recurring daily)
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The annual "Giant Blue Whale Migration" brings hundreds of blue whales each spring & summer to the waters off Newport Beach. Over 645 blue whales were viewed in 2014. Giant blue whales ...

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City of Dana Point Pacific Coast Highway Trolley

  • June 26, 2015 to September 05, 2015
  • Location: Dana Point Harbor
  • Address: 34402 Pacific Coast Highway , Dana Point, CA 92629
  • Times: Fridays- 12 noon to 10pm, Saturdays- 10 am to 10pm, Sundays- 10am to 8pm
  • Admission: Free
  • Recurrence: (Every Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
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Free Dana Point Pacific Coast Highway Trolley Service every Thursday through Sunday will run from Capistrano County Beach to the Ritz Carlton and Monarch St. Regis where it will connect with the Lagun...

Duesenberg: The Encore Exhibit

  • July 01, 2015 to July 31, 2015
  • Address: 19300 Ike Jones Road, Santa Ana, CA 92707
  • Venue: Lyon Air Museum
  • Times: From: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
  • Admission: Gen. $12, Seniors/Vets $9, Children 5-17 $6, Children under 5 free
  • Recurrence: (Recurring every week day)
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The Duesenberg Exhibit returns to Lyon Air Museum, by popular demand! 10 Duesenbergs will be on display for an encore showing July 1st - August 1st. They first arrived amongst the warbirds in the summ...

Join Dana Wharf Whale Watching Five Hour Friday!

Join Dana Wharf Whale Watching Five Hour Friday! This trip is a 5-hour, half day adventure on our fast , luxury vessel the Ocean Adventures Catamaran to search for whales of all kinds led by our all s...

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Magic And Wine with David Minkin

  • June 12, 2015 to May 13, 2016
  • Location: M3 Live Anaheim Event Center
  • Address: 2232 S Harbor Blvd, Anaheim, CA 92802
  • Times: Starting: 7:30 PM
  • Admission: $85
  • Recurrence: (Every Friday)
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AN EVENING OF ENCHANTMENT It's the perfect combination of wine, food, and magic. You enter a beautiful venue where you're greeted with a flight of four different wines paired with hors d'oeuvres. M...

Murder Mystery Dinner Show

  • Started April 18, 2014
  • Location: Embassy Suites
  • Address: 1325 East Dyer Rd, Santa Ana, CA 92705
  • Times: 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
  • Admission: 59.95+
  • Recurrence: (Recurring daily)
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The Dinner Detective is the largest, award-winning, interactive comedic murder mystery dinner show in the United States. We are now running public and private shows in cities across the country every ...

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Orange County Wine Tasting Cruise

*These cruises run Friday and Sunday nights. $49 per person 5:30pm - 7:00pm Click Here for our Wine Cruise Page Join us for a 90-minute evening cruise aboard our luxury catamaran through the beau...

07-04-2015

Featured Events

Adobe Brick Making

  • February 21, 2015 to December 27, 2015
  • Location: Mission San Juan Capistrano
  • Address: 2680l Ortega Hwy., San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
  • Venue: Mission San Juan Capistrano
  • Times: From: 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM
  • Admission: $3.00 for Adobe Brick Making, $5 for both activities

Join the fun!  During this hands-on activity, kids are encouraged to make and build their own adobe brick.  Examine the daily lives of Mission Native Americans.  Students and adults wil...

Arrowhead Necklace

  • March 14, 2015 to February 07, 2016
  • Location: Mission San Juan Capistrano
  • Address: 2680l Ortega Hwy., San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
  • Venue: Mission San Juan Capistrano
  • Times: From: 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM
  • Admission: Cost details: $5.00 for Non-Members, $1.00 for Members $10 for a Non-Member bundle package (Adobe Brick Making, Panning for Gold, and Arrowhead Necklace making)

Weekends 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Join the fun! Craft your own arrowhead necklace while learning about the lifestyle of Mission Native Americans.  Students and adults will delight i...

Blockbuster Beagle!...on ice - Charles M. Schulz Theatre

  • June 13, 2015 to August 23, 2015
  • Location: Knott's Berry Farm
  • Address: 8039 Beach Blvd, Buena Park, CA 90620
  • Venue: Knott's Berry Farm

Snoopy and his Peanuts buddies "go Hollywood" bringing Walk of Fame glamour, dazzling movie lot escapades and California excitement to a brand new ice show adventure. Join Snoopy and our wor...

Hidden Treasures: Art from the Permanent Collections of Orange County Colleges and Universities

  • February 19, 2015 to August 17, 2015
  • Location: John Wayne Airport - Vi Smith Concourse Gallery in Riley Terminal C across from Gates 18 through 21
  • Address: 18601 Airport Way, Santa Ana, CA 92707
  • Venue: John Wayne Airport

Travelers can explore local art from five Orange County colleges and universities in the HIDDEN TREASURES exhibit on display at John Wayne Airport. From the art collections of Cal State University Ful...

Irvine Barclay Theatre 25th Anniversary and Debut Performances History

  • March 10, 2015 to December 05, 2015
  • Location: John Wayne Airport
  • Address: 18601 Airport Way, Santa Ana, CA 92707
  • Venue: John Wayne Airport

Travelers can explore 25 years of Irvine Barclay Theatre history   ORANGE COUNTY: Destination Art & Culture space located in the pre-security pedestrian walkway between Riley ...

Vertical Impact – Calico Square Stage

  • June 13, 2015 to August 23, 2015
  • Location: Knott's Berry Farm
  • Address: 8039 Beach Blvd, Buena Park, CA 90620
  • Venue: Knott's Berry Farm

The show presents the ultimate blend of extreme stunts with high flying acrobats performing a one of a kind performance perfect for the entire family! This high energy show is set to the most popular ...

Vertical Impact: Geared Up! – Calico Square Stage

  • June 13, 2015 to August 23, 2015
  • Location: Knott's Berry Farm
  • Address: 8039 Beach Blvd, Buena Park, CA 90620
  • Venue: Knott's Berry Farm

The fun continues after dark as the cast pumps up the volume with the latest hits, the biggest tricks and awesome special effects. The pace is intensified, the stunts are electrified, and the cast is ...

Ongoing Events

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“Firework Spectacular” by OC Block Party

  • July 04, 2015 to July 05, 2015
  • Location: Angel Stadium of Anaheim
  • Address: 2000 E Gene Autry Way, Anaheim, CA 92806
  • Times: From: 3:00 PM to 11:00 PM
  • Admission: $7 (presale) $10 (at the door)
  • Recurrence: (Recurring daily)
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OC Block Party Presents: The Ultimate Foodie’s Rejoice Do your eyes light up to the smells of food, the sounds of music, and the sights of art and fashion? Then the “Fireworks Spectacular...

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2 Hour Whale Watching Adventure-SAVE 40% OFF Promo Code VISITOC

Delight in the exciting sights and sounds of the magnificent ocean creatures off Dana Point. Known as a landmark for marine life sightings, Dana Wharf's ocean adventure cruises offer rare glimpses int...

  • User submitted image from Blue Whale Migration Spring/Summer 2015-$16 Whale Watching Cruise Special

Blue Whale Migration Spring/Summer 2015-$16 Whale Watching Cruise Special

  • May 12, 2015 to October 31, 2015
  • Address: 309 Palm Street Suite A, Newport Beach, CA 92661
  • Venue: Newport Landing Whale Watching
  • Times: Times Daily 10 am, 1 pm, 3:30 pm, 6 pm
  • Admission: $16 Blue Whale Watching Cruise Special
  • Recurrence: (Recurring daily)
  • Visit Website  |  Send Email

The annual "Giant Blue Whale Migration" brings hundreds of blue whales each spring & summer to the waters off Newport Beach. Over 645 blue whales were viewed in 2014. Giant blue whales ...

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City of Dana Point Pacific Coast Highway Trolley

  • June 26, 2015 to September 05, 2015
  • Location: Dana Point Harbor
  • Address: 34402 Pacific Coast Highway , Dana Point, CA 92629
  • Times: Fridays- 12 noon to 10pm, Saturdays- 10 am to 10pm, Sundays- 10am to 8pm
  • Admission: Free
  • Recurrence: (Every Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Visit Website  |  Send Email

Free Dana Point Pacific Coast Highway Trolley Service every Thursday through Sunday will run from Capistrano County Beach to the Ritz Carlton and Monarch St. Regis where it will connect with the Lagun...

Dana Wharf Live Music Cruise

Line up for this summer… Live Music Cruise breezes into town in MAY! Are you ready to party with Dana Wharf!? Cruise aboard the 95-foot Dana Pride which has upper deck seating as well as insid...

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