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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, 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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01-21-2017

Featured Events

Newport Beach Restaurant Week

  • January 16, 2017 to January 29, 2017
  • Location: Various restaurants
  • Admission: $10 - $50
  • Visit Website

Newport Beach Restaurant Week takes place Monday, January 16th - Sunday, January 29th . The event showcases Newport Beach as Orange County's premier dining destination offering diners a wide variety o...

Rock & Brews

  • Started September 17, 2015
  • Location: Rock & Brews
  • Address: 7777 Beach Blvd., Buena Park, CA 90620
  • Times: Varies by day
  • Visit Website  |  Send Email

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)
  • 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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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...

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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...

Family Movie Night

  • January 21, 2017
  • Location: Arroyo Trabuco Golf Club
  • Address: 26772 Avery Parkway, , CA 92692
  • Times: From: 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
  • Admission: Free

Join us for our Winter Movie Night! Come early to set up chairs and blankets in our Trabuco Ballroom for a special viewing of Finding Dory. Free Admission No outside food or drink allowed Concessio...

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Next to Normal

  • January 13, 2017 to January 22, 2017
  • Location: Ovations Performing Arts Center
  • Address: 27762 Forbes Rd, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
  • Times: 7:30PM, matinees at 2PM
  • Admission: $18 pre-sale, $20 at the door
  • Recurrence: (Recurring daily)
  • Visit Website  |  Send Email

One of Broadway's biggest and most compelling hits in recent years, Next to Normal nabbed three Tonys and a Pulitzer for its heartbreaking, humorous and unflinchingly authentic look at a seemingly n...

01-22-2017

Featured Events

Newport Beach Restaurant Week

  • January 16, 2017 to January 29, 2017
  • Location: Various restaurants
  • Admission: $10 - $50
  • Visit Website

Newport Beach Restaurant Week takes place Monday, January 16th - Sunday, January 29th . The event showcases Newport Beach as Orange County's premier dining destination offering diners a wide variety o...

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

  • User submitted image from Annual Gray Whale Migration 2017 - $16 Whale Watching Special

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...

  • User submitted image from Next to Normal

Next to Normal

  • January 13, 2017 to January 22, 2017
  • Location: Ovations Performing Arts Center
  • Address: 27762 Forbes Rd, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
  • Times: 7:30PM, matinees at 2PM
  • Admission: $18 pre-sale, $20 at the door
  • Recurrence: (Recurring daily)
  • Visit Website  |  Send Email

One of Broadway's biggest and most compelling hits in recent years, Next to Normal nabbed three Tonys and a Pulitzer for its heartbreaking, humorous and unflinchingly authentic look at a seemingly n...

01-23-2017

Featured Events

Newport Beach Restaurant Week

  • January 16, 2017 to January 29, 2017
  • Location: Various restaurants
  • Admission: $10 - $50
  • Visit Website

Newport Beach Restaurant Week takes place Monday, January 16th - Sunday, January 29th . The event showcases Newport Beach as Orange County's premier dining destination offering diners a wide variety o...

Rock & Brews

  • Started September 17, 2015
  • Location: Rock & Brews
  • Address: 7777 Beach Blvd., Buena Park, CA 90620
  • Times: Varies by day
  • Visit Website  |  Send Email

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)
  • 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

  • User submitted image from Annual Gray Whale Migration 2017 - $16 Whale Watching Special

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...

Farmers Park Market at the historic Anaheim Packing District returns Friday May 6

  • Started May 09, 2016
  • Location: Farmers Park
  • Address: 400 S. Anaheim Blvd., Anaheim, CA, CA 92805
  • Times: 4-8PM
  • Admission: Free
  • Recurrence: (Every Monday, Thursday)
  • Visit Website

Farmers Park Market at the historic Anaheim Packing District returns Friday May 6! Farmers Park Market is a fresh Southern California certified farmers' market, which takes place every Friday, from 4:...

01-24-2017

Featured Events

Newport Beach Restaurant Week

  • January 16, 2017 to January 29, 2017
  • Location: Various restaurants
  • Admission: $10 - $50
  • Visit Website

Newport Beach Restaurant Week takes place Monday, January 16th - Sunday, January 29th . The event showcases Newport Beach as Orange County's premier dining destination offering diners a wide variety o...

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

  • User submitted image from Annual Gray Whale Migration 2017 - $16 Whale Watching Special

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...

01-25-2017

Featured Events

Newport Beach Restaurant Week

  • January 16, 2017 to January 29, 2017
  • Location: Various restaurants
  • Admission: $10 - $50
  • Visit Website

Newport Beach Restaurant Week takes place Monday, January 16th - Sunday, January 29th . The event showcases Newport Beach as Orange County's premier dining destination offering diners a wide variety o...

Rock & Brews

  • Started September 17, 2015
  • Location: Rock & Brews
  • Address: 7777 Beach Blvd., Buena Park, CA 90620
  • Times: Varies by day
  • Visit Website  |  Send Email

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)
  • 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

  • User submitted image from Annual Gray Whale Migration 2017 - $16 Whale Watching Special

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...

Old Capistrano Certified Farmers Market

  • Started July 15, 2015
  • Location: Yorba Street (between El Camino Real & Camino Capistrano)
  • Address: Yorba St, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
  • Times: 3PM-7PM Spring/Summer 3PM-6PM Fall/Winter
  • Admission: FREE
  • Recurrence: (Every Wednesday)
  • Visit Website  |  Send Email

Each Wednesday, residents and visitors can enjoy purchasing fresh flowers, produce, and specialty foods at the San Juan Capistrano Farmers' Market. The market features up to 30 vendors and is held at ...

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