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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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10-20-2014

Featured Events

Disneyland® Resort Just Got Spookier

  • September 12, 2014 to October 31, 2014
  • Location: Disneyland Resort
  • Address: 1313 S. Disneyland Drive, Anaheim, CA 92803
  • Venue: Disneyland Resort

Gather your family and friends for Halloween Time at the Disneyland® Resort. It’s frightfully delightful fun for the whole family!

Elizabeth Turk at Laguna Art Museum

  • October 12, 2014 to December 31, 2014
  • Location: Laguna Art Museum
  • Address: 307 Cliff Dr. at North Coast Hwy., Laguna Beach, CA 92651
  • Venue: Laguna Art Museum
  • Visit Website

On display in the museum’s main level galleries is a solo exhibition of work by mixed media artist Elizabeth Turk, comprised of new work along with pieces from earlier series. Oct. 12, 2014-Jan....

Irvine Park Railroad Pumpkin Patch

  • September 24, 2014 to October 31, 2014
  • Location: Irvine Regional Park
  • Address: 1 Irvine Park Road, Orange, Orange, CA 92869
  • Venue: Irvine Regional Park
  • Visit Website

Activities for kids of all ages - hay rides, face painting, Halloween bounce house, face painting, and more.

JWA Features American Institute of Architects Orange County Annual Design Awards Program

  • September 24, 2014 to November 28, 2014
  • Location: John Wayne Airport
  • Address: 18601 Airport Way, Santa Ana, CA 92707
  • Venue: John Wayne Airport
  • Visit Website

More than 80 entries from the 2012 and 2013 American Institute of Architects (AIA) Orange County Design Awards Program are on exhibit at John Wayne Airport through November 28, 2014. The collectio...

Lita Albuquerque at Laguna Art Museum

  • October 12, 2014 to December 31, 2014
  • Location: Laguna Art Museum
  • Address: 307 Cliff Dr. at North Coast Hwy., Laguna Beach, CA 92651
  • Venue: Laguna Art Museum
  • Visit Website

On display in the museum’s lower level galleries is an installation by internationally acclaimed environmental artist Lita Albuquerque. Oct. 12, 2014-Jan. 25, 2015

Meet Newt and Mrs. Gingrich

  • October 20, 2014
  • Location: Richard Nixon Library
  • Address: 18001 Yorba Linda Blvd., Yorba Linda, CA 92886
  • Venue: Richard Nixon Library
  • Times: Starting: 7:00 PM
  • Admission: Ticket: $16
  • Visit Website

Two weeks before the crucial November elections, Speaker Gingrich will give his expert predictions on the 2014 midterms, followed by a book signing with his wife Callista. Callista Gingrich will b...

Monday Night Football Gatherings at Oak Grill

Oak Grill Opens at 5 p.m. for Monday night Football on the big screen, starting September 8.  Offerings include NFL Meat Trios and Beer Flights. Fare ranges each week, but may include a meat trio...

OC: 125 Exploring Orange County’s Story Exhibition

  • September 24, 2014 to December 31, 2014
  • Location: John Wayne Airport
  • Address: 18601 Airport Way, Santa Ana, CA 92707
  • Venue: John Wayne Airport
  • Visit Website

Through February 2015, viewers can take a historical journey through Orange County history by exploring the exhibition for free in the ORANGE COUNTY: Destination Art & Culture exhibition space...

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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Incoming Cultures: Influences & Legacies in the OC

  • October 05, 2014 to November 16, 2014
  • Address: 3101 West Harvard Street, Santa Ana, CA 92704
  • Venue: Heritage Museum
  • Times: From: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Admission: $8 Adults, $5 Kids 12 & Under (FREE PARKING)
  • Recurrence: (Recurring daily)
  • Visit Website  |  Send Email

Hear the migration stories of the OC’s multi-ethnic residents as they share their tales of moving from their homeland and of assimilation to their new surrounds. Enjoy the cultural atmosphere a...

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)
  • Visit Website  |  Send Email

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 ...

10-21-2014

Featured Events

Disneyland® Resort Just Got Spookier

  • September 12, 2014 to October 31, 2014
  • Location: Disneyland Resort
  • Address: 1313 S. Disneyland Drive, Anaheim, CA 92803
  • Venue: Disneyland Resort

Gather your family and friends for Halloween Time at the Disneyland® Resort. It’s frightfully delightful fun for the whole family!

Elizabeth Turk at Laguna Art Museum

  • October 12, 2014 to December 31, 2014
  • Location: Laguna Art Museum
  • Address: 307 Cliff Dr. at North Coast Hwy., Laguna Beach, CA 92651
  • Venue: Laguna Art Museum
  • Visit Website

On display in the museum’s main level galleries is a solo exhibition of work by mixed media artist Elizabeth Turk, comprised of new work along with pieces from earlier series. Oct. 12, 2014-Jan....

Irvine Park Railroad Pumpkin Patch

  • September 24, 2014 to October 31, 2014
  • Location: Irvine Regional Park
  • Address: 1 Irvine Park Road, Orange, Orange, CA 92869
  • Venue: Irvine Regional Park
  • Visit Website

Activities for kids of all ages - hay rides, face painting, Halloween bounce house, face painting, and more.

JWA Features American Institute of Architects Orange County Annual Design Awards Program

  • September 24, 2014 to November 28, 2014
  • Location: John Wayne Airport
  • Address: 18601 Airport Way, Santa Ana, CA 92707
  • Venue: John Wayne Airport
  • Visit Website

More than 80 entries from the 2012 and 2013 American Institute of Architects (AIA) Orange County Design Awards Program are on exhibit at John Wayne Airport through November 28, 2014. The collectio...

Lita Albuquerque at Laguna Art Museum

  • October 12, 2014 to December 31, 2014
  • Location: Laguna Art Museum
  • Address: 307 Cliff Dr. at North Coast Hwy., Laguna Beach, CA 92651
  • Venue: Laguna Art Museum
  • Visit Website

On display in the museum’s lower level galleries is an installation by internationally acclaimed environmental artist Lita Albuquerque. Oct. 12, 2014-Jan. 25, 2015

OC: 125 Exploring Orange County’s Story Exhibition

  • September 24, 2014 to December 31, 2014
  • Location: John Wayne Airport
  • Address: 18601 Airport Way, Santa Ana, CA 92707
  • Venue: John Wayne Airport
  • Visit Website

Through February 2015, viewers can take a historical journey through Orange County history by exploring the exhibition for free in the ORANGE COUNTY: Destination Art & Culture exhibition space...

Taco Tuesday at Oak Grill

Oak Grill offers Street Taco Tuesdays from lunch through dinner. Featuring a taco trio of the week including fish tacos, carnitas or steak.  Drinks include the “Sea of Flames Margarita&rdqu...

Ongoing Events

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2 for 1 TUESDAYS SPORTFISHING

Join us on any Tuesday (all year long) and fish for half price! Valid on 1/2 day and 3/4 day day fishing trips and all whale watching cruises.

  • User submitted image from 2 Hour Whale Watching Adventure-SAVE 40% OFF Promo Code VISITOC

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 Incoming Cultures: Influences & Legacies in the OC

Incoming Cultures: Influences & Legacies in the OC

  • October 05, 2014 to November 16, 2014
  • Address: 3101 West Harvard Street, Santa Ana, CA 92704
  • Venue: Heritage Museum
  • Times: From: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Admission: $8 Adults, $5 Kids 12 & Under (FREE PARKING)
  • Recurrence: (Recurring daily)
  • Visit Website  |  Send Email

Hear the migration stories of the OC’s multi-ethnic residents as they share their tales of moving from their homeland and of assimilation to their new surrounds. Enjoy the cultural atmosphere a...

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)
  • Visit Website  |  Send Email

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 ...

10-22-2014

Featured Events

Disneyland® Resort Just Got Spookier

  • September 12, 2014 to October 31, 2014
  • Location: Disneyland Resort
  • Address: 1313 S. Disneyland Drive, Anaheim, CA 92803
  • Venue: Disneyland Resort

Gather your family and friends for Halloween Time at the Disneyland® Resort. It’s frightfully delightful fun for the whole family!

Elizabeth Turk at Laguna Art Museum

  • October 12, 2014 to December 31, 2014
  • Location: Laguna Art Museum
  • Address: 307 Cliff Dr. at North Coast Hwy., Laguna Beach, CA 92651
  • Venue: Laguna Art Museum
  • Visit Website

On display in the museum’s main level galleries is a solo exhibition of work by mixed media artist Elizabeth Turk, comprised of new work along with pieces from earlier series. Oct. 12, 2014-Jan....

Irvine Park Railroad Pumpkin Patch

  • September 24, 2014 to October 31, 2014
  • Location: Irvine Regional Park
  • Address: 1 Irvine Park Road, Orange, Orange, CA 92869
  • Venue: Irvine Regional Park
  • Visit Website

Activities for kids of all ages - hay rides, face painting, Halloween bounce house, face painting, and more.

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