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Orange County - Local Events

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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Featured Events

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“Semiotics” Featuring James Verbicky

  • June 01, 2016 to August 31, 2016
  • Address: 326 N. Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651
  • Venue: JoAnne Artman Gallery
  • Times: From: 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Admission: Free
  • Recurrence: (Recurring daily)
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JoAnne Artman Gallery, Presents in the Main Gallery: “Semiotics” Featuring James Verbicky React and define your existence by reflecting on what you see and what makes ‘meanin...

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Blue Whale Migration Spring/Summer 2016-$16 Whale Watching Cruise Special

The annual "Giant Blue Whale Migration" brings hundreds of blue whales each spring & summer to the waters off Newport Beach. Over 350 blue whales were viewed last summer 2015. Giant blu...

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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All Shook Up: The Music of Elvis Presley

  • July 06, 2016 to August 07, 2016
  • Address: 606 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach, CA 92651
  • Venue: The Laguna Playhouse
  • Times: 7:30pm, 2:00pm, 1:00pm, 5:30pm
  • Admission: $65
  • Recurrence: (Every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
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One girl’s dream and a surprise visit from a mysterious leather-jacketed, guitar-playing stranger help a small town to discover the magic of romance and the power of rock & roll in this all ...

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Cavallo Equestrian Arts Presents Circo Ma’Ceo Live at the OC Fair

  • July 20, 2016 to July 24, 2016
  • Address: 88 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa, CA 92626
  • Venue: OC Fair & Event Center
  • Times: 5:30 pm & 8:30 pm daily plus 2:30 pm on Friday & Saturday and 1:30 pm on Sunday
  • Admission: Ringside reserved seats are $17.50
  • Recurrence: (Recurring daily)
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Live in the Action Sports Arena at the 2016 OC Fair - 13 shows in 5 days July 20-24: Cavallo offers an exciting equestrian adventure with a gypsy twist in their Circo Ma’Ceo show featuring death...

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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...

Discover Laguna Art-A-Fair Fine Art Festival

  • June 24, 2016 to August 28, 2016
  • Location: Art-a-Fair
  • Address: 777 Laguna Canyon Rd, Laguna Beach, CA 92651
  • Times: Sunday-Thursday 10:00am-9:00pm, Friday and Saturday 10:00am-10:00pm
  • Admission: $7.50 for adults, $5.50 for seniors and military, children under 12 are free with an adult
  • Recurrence: (Recurring daily)
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Discover Laguna Art-A-Fair Fine Art Festival June 24, 2016 to August, 28, 2016 Celebrating 50 years of fine art in Laguna Beach Discover one of Southern California’s best kept secrets &ndash...

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Festival of Arts Fine Art Show

This summer explore Laguna Beach’s Festival of Arts- a juried fine art show featuring 140 of Southern Orange County’s top artists in an open-air gallery setting. A world-renowned art desti...

Live Summer Music Cruise at Dana Wharf

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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Pageant of the Masters "Partners"

The Pageant of the Masters is arguably one of the most unique productions in the entire world. Audiences are amazed and enchanted by ninety minutes of tableaux vivants ("living pictures"), i...

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Zeppelin Live – A Live Rock Tribute to Led Zeppelin

Live in The Hangar at the 2016 OC Fair: The song remains the same as Zeppelin Live recreates the earth-shaking sound of the Led Zeppelin live experience. The Hangar at the 2016 OC Fair will feature t...

07-24-2016

Featured Events

  • User submitted image from “Semiotics” Featuring James Verbicky

“Semiotics” Featuring James Verbicky

  • June 01, 2016 to August 31, 2016
  • Address: 326 N. Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651
  • Venue: JoAnne Artman Gallery
  • Times: From: 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Admission: Free
  • Recurrence: (Recurring daily)
  • Visit Website  |  Send Email

JoAnne Artman Gallery, Presents in the Main Gallery: “Semiotics” Featuring James Verbicky React and define your existence by reflecting on what you see and what makes ‘meanin...

  • User submitted image from Blue Whale Migration Spring/Summer 2016-$16 Whale Watching Cruise Special

Blue Whale Migration Spring/Summer 2016-$16 Whale Watching Cruise Special

The annual "Giant Blue Whale Migration" brings hundreds of blue whales each spring & summer to the waters off Newport Beach. Over 350 blue whales were viewed last summer 2015. Giant blu...

Teatro Martini

  • Started September 24, 2015
  • Address: 7600 Beach Blvd., Buena Park, CA 90620
  • Times: Showtimes vary by night
  • Recurrence: (Recurring daily)
  • Visit Website  |  Send Email

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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41st Annual OC Trex Armenian American Picnic

  • July 24, 2016
  • Address: 18712 University Drive, Irvine, CA 92612
  • Venue: Mason Regional Park
  • Times: Starting: 12:00 PM
  • Admission: Adults - $25 Kids 12 & Under - $12 Parking Fee Required per Vehicle Entry
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Orange County Trex Annual Armenian American Picnic. Come and enjoy delicious Shish Kebab lunch, Live Armenian Music, Kids Games and Raffle Prizes! Everyone is Welcome! Adults - $25 Kids 12 & Und...

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All Shook Up: The Music of Elvis Presley

  • July 06, 2016 to August 07, 2016
  • Address: 606 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach, CA 92651
  • Venue: The Laguna Playhouse
  • Times: 7:30pm, 2:00pm, 1:00pm, 5:30pm
  • Admission: $65
  • Recurrence: (Every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Visit Website  |  Send Email

One girl’s dream and a surprise visit from a mysterious leather-jacketed, guitar-playing stranger help a small town to discover the magic of romance and the power of rock & roll in this all ...

  • User submitted image from Cavallo Equestrian Arts Presents Circo Ma’Ceo Live at the OC Fair

Cavallo Equestrian Arts Presents Circo Ma’Ceo Live at the OC Fair

  • July 20, 2016 to July 24, 2016
  • Address: 88 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa, CA 92626
  • Venue: OC Fair & Event Center
  • Times: 5:30 pm & 8:30 pm daily plus 2:30 pm on Friday & Saturday and 1:30 pm on Sunday
  • Admission: Ringside reserved seats are $17.50
  • Recurrence: (Recurring daily)
  • Visit Website  |  Send Email

Live in the Action Sports Arena at the 2016 OC Fair - 13 shows in 5 days July 20-24: Cavallo offers an exciting equestrian adventure with a gypsy twist in their Circo Ma’Ceo show featuring death...

Discover Laguna Art-A-Fair Fine Art Festival

  • June 24, 2016 to August 28, 2016
  • Location: Art-a-Fair
  • Address: 777 Laguna Canyon Rd, Laguna Beach, CA 92651
  • Times: Sunday-Thursday 10:00am-9:00pm, Friday and Saturday 10:00am-10:00pm
  • Admission: $7.50 for adults, $5.50 for seniors and military, children under 12 are free with an adult
  • Recurrence: (Recurring daily)
  • Visit Website  |  Send Email

Discover Laguna Art-A-Fair Fine Art Festival June 24, 2016 to August, 28, 2016 Celebrating 50 years of fine art in Laguna Beach Discover one of Southern California’s best kept secrets &ndash...

  • User submitted image from Festival of Arts Fine Art Show

Festival of Arts Fine Art Show

This summer explore Laguna Beach’s Festival of Arts- a juried fine art show featuring 140 of Southern Orange County’s top artists in an open-air gallery setting. A world-renowned art desti...

HAPA / TUPUA

HAPA represents the definition of their name through music by blending the beautiful sounds of Hawaii with American folk-rock. Orange County-based TUPUA will bring their colorful and vibrant Polynesia...

  • User submitted image from Pageant of the Masters

Pageant of the Masters "Partners"

The Pageant of the Masters is arguably one of the most unique productions in the entire world. Audiences are amazed and enchanted by ninety minutes of tableaux vivants ("living pictures"), i...

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The Happy Together Tour

  • July 24, 2016
  • Location: Pacific Amphitheatre
  • Address: 88 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa, CA 92626
  • Times: Starting: 8:00 PM
  • Admission: Tickets start at $20
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Live in the Pacific Amphitheatre at the 2016 OC Fair: The Happy Together Tour pulls together some of classic rock fans favorite groups for a concert packed with memorable hits. This year the tour feat...

07-25-2016

Featured Events

  • User submitted image from “Semiotics” Featuring James Verbicky

“Semiotics” Featuring James Verbicky

  • June 01, 2016 to August 31, 2016
  • Address: 326 N. Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651
  • Venue: JoAnne Artman Gallery
  • Times: From: 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Admission: Free
  • Recurrence: (Recurring daily)
  • Visit Website  |  Send Email

JoAnne Artman Gallery, Presents in the Main Gallery: “Semiotics” Featuring James Verbicky React and define your existence by reflecting on what you see and what makes ‘meanin...

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