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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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10-01-2014

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!

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...

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...

Taste of Laguna & Business Expo 2014

Brought to you by the Laguna Beach Chamber of Commerce, prestigious chefs and restaurants serve an array of culinary fare and libations. General admission: $60; VIP, $80. Oct. 1 from 5:30-9 p.m. o...

Wednesday Fireside Sessions at Oak Grill

  • October 01, 2014 to December 31, 2014
  • Location: Island Hotel Newport Beach
  • Address: 690 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach, CA 92660
  • Venue: Island Hotel Newport Beach
  • Times: From: 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
  • Visit Website

Fireside Sessions at Oak Grill take place every Wednesday from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the fireside patio. Experience an intimate evening lounging at the fireside patio while enjoying live music by...

Ongoing Events

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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...

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 ...

SUSAN ROBB: WILD TIMES

  • May 03, 2014 to October 12, 2014
  • Location: CSUF Grand Central Art Center
  • Address: 125 N. Broadway, Santa Ana, CA 92835
  • Times: 11:00am-4:00pm
  • Admission: FREE
  • Recurrence: (Every Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Visit Website  |  Send Email

Artist Susan Robb‘s Wild Times merges new media, social engagement, and a 2,650 mile hike as an invitation to explore wildness as a geographic ideal and a state of mind. Beginning in mid-April ...

The Taste of Laguna & Business Expo

The Laguna Beach Chamber of Commerce proudly presents the Annual Taste of Laguna, a celebration of fine food and spirits in Laguna Beach, CA, one of America's most beautiful seaside communities. Thi...

10-02-2014

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!

Family Fright Zone Friday

  • October 02, 2014
  • Location: ExplorOcean
  • Address: 600 East Bay Avenue, Newport Beach, CA 92661
  • Times: From: 6:00 AM to 8:30 PM
  • Admission: All activities are FREE for Members or $5 for Non-Members
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Ghostly creatures take to fright, on this spooky family Fun Zone night. Join us for a BOOtiful evening at our 2nd Annual Halloween event. Experience costumes, pumpkins and candy, Oh My! Trick-or-t...

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...

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...

Throwback Thursday at Aqua Lounge

Throwback Thursdays at Aqua Lounge feature live DJ’s, spinning throwback music, blended with today’s hits.  Enjoy featured drinks such as the Moscow Mule and the Cucumber Cobbler,...

Ongoing Events

  • 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...

Big Band Dancing at The Phoenix Club

  • Started August 21, 2014
  • Location: The Phoenix Club
  • Address: 1340 South Sanderson Avenue, Anaheim, CA 92806
  • Times: Thursdays 6:30pm - 10:30pm
  • Admission: $10.00 per person/$7.00 Club Members/$5.00 Students w/ID
  • Recurrence: (Every Thursday)
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Big Band Dancing is alive and well at The Phoenix Club in Anaheim. Join us every Thursday evening for Big Band Dancing in our Grand Ballroom. Bands change regularly and some nights we even host a si...

First Thursdays Art Walk

  • Started June 06, 2013
  • Recurrence: (Recurring monthly on the 1st Thursday)
  • Visit Website

Take a walk on the "art side" when more than 50 participating galleries open their doors from 6 to 9 p.m. on the first Thursday of every month throughout the year. Galleries offer artist rec...

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 ...

SUSAN ROBB: WILD TIMES

  • May 03, 2014 to October 12, 2014
  • Location: CSUF Grand Central Art Center
  • Address: 125 N. Broadway, Santa Ana, CA 92835
  • Times: 11:00am-4:00pm
  • Admission: FREE
  • Recurrence: (Every Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Visit Website  |  Send Email

Artist Susan Robb‘s Wild Times merges new media, social engagement, and a 2,650 mile hike as an invitation to explore wildness as a geographic ideal and a state of mind. Beginning in mid-April ...

10-03-2014

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!

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...

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...

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