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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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06-27-2017

Featured Events

Blue Whale Migration Summer/Fall 2017-$16 Cruise Special

  • June 01, 2017 to October 31, 2017
  • Location: Newport Landing Sportfishing & Whale Watching
  • Address: 309 Palm Street Suite A, Newport Beach, CA 92661
  • Venue: Newport Landing Sportfishing & Whale Watching
  • Times: 10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., 1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m., & 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
  • Admission: $36; Special** $16 Cruise Rate
  • Visit Website

Enjoy $16 whale-watching cruise special. Click "Visit Website" for offer. The annual "Giant Blue Whale Migration" brings hundreds of blue whales each spring & summer to th...

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

UC Irvine Summer Academies in the Arts

The only Orange County program of its kind to be offered by a university, the Summer Academies in the Arts are college and career preparatory intensives in Art, Dance, Drama, Music, and Technology a...

06-28-2017

Featured Events

Blue Whale Migration Summer/Fall 2017-$16 Cruise Special

  • June 01, 2017 to October 31, 2017
  • Location: Newport Landing Sportfishing & Whale Watching
  • Address: 309 Palm Street Suite A, Newport Beach, CA 92661
  • Venue: Newport Landing Sportfishing & Whale Watching
  • Times: 10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., 1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m., & 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
  • Admission: $36; Special** $16 Cruise Rate
  • Visit Website

Enjoy $16 whale-watching cruise special. Click "Visit Website" for offer. The annual "Giant Blue Whale Migration" brings hundreds of blue whales each spring & summer to th...

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

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 ...

UC Irvine Summer Academies in the Arts

The only Orange County program of its kind to be offered by a university, the Summer Academies in the Arts are college and career preparatory intensives in Art, Dance, Drama, Music, and Technology a...

06-29-2017

Featured Events

Blue Whale Migration Summer/Fall 2017-$16 Cruise Special

  • June 01, 2017 to October 31, 2017
  • Location: Newport Landing Sportfishing & Whale Watching
  • Address: 309 Palm Street Suite A, Newport Beach, CA 92661
  • Venue: Newport Landing Sportfishing & Whale Watching
  • Times: 10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., 1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m., & 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
  • Admission: $36; Special** $16 Cruise Rate
  • Visit Website

Enjoy $16 whale-watching cruise special. Click "Visit Website" for offer. The annual "Giant Blue Whale Migration" brings hundreds of blue whales each spring & summer to th...

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

Downtown Anaheim Certified Farmers’ Market & Craft Fair!

  • January 05, 2017 to December 28, 2017
  • Location: Downtown Anaheim
  • Address: 201 Center Street Promenade, Anaheim, CA, CA 92805
  • Times: From: 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM
  • Admission: FREE
  • Recurrence: (Every Thursday)
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Shop local at the Downtown Anaheim Certified Farmers’ Market every Thursday from 11AM-4PM! Purchase locally sourced fresh fruits and vegetables, local artisans and discover handcrafted items! We...

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)
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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:...

UC Irvine Summer Academies in the Arts

The only Orange County program of its kind to be offered by a university, the Summer Academies in the Arts are college and career preparatory intensives in Art, Dance, Drama, Music, and Technology a...

06-30-2017

Featured Events

Blue Whale Migration Summer/Fall 2017-$16 Cruise Special

  • June 01, 2017 to October 31, 2017
  • Location: Newport Landing Sportfishing & Whale Watching
  • Address: 309 Palm Street Suite A, Newport Beach, CA 92661
  • Venue: Newport Landing Sportfishing & Whale Watching
  • Times: 10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., 1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m., & 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
  • Admission: $36; Special** $16 Cruise Rate
  • Visit Website

Enjoy $16 whale-watching cruise special. Click "Visit Website" for offer. The annual "Giant Blue Whale Migration" brings hundreds of blue whales each spring & summer to th...

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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Magic and Wine Tasting with David Minkin

  • Started August 28, 2015
  • Location: M3 Live Anaheim Event Center
  • Address: 2232 South Harbor Boulevard, Anaheim, CA 92802
  • Times: Starting: 7:30 PM
  • Admission: $69 with promo code: GUEST
  • Recurrence: (Every Friday)
  • Visit Website  |  Send Email

SAVE $16 ON TICKETS NOW! Join David Minkin, International Magic Champion, for a unique evening of magic, food, and wine tasting. David starred on the Travel Channel show "Magic Outlaws", a...

UC Irvine Summer Academies in the Arts

The only Orange County program of its kind to be offered by a university, the Summer Academies in the Arts are college and career preparatory intensives in Art, Dance, Drama, Music, and Technology a...

07-01-2017

Featured Events

Blue Whale Migration Summer/Fall 2017-$16 Cruise Special

  • June 01, 2017 to October 31, 2017
  • Location: Newport Landing Sportfishing & Whale Watching
  • Address: 309 Palm Street Suite A, Newport Beach, CA 92661
  • Venue: Newport Landing Sportfishing & Whale Watching
  • Times: 10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., 1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m., & 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
  • Admission: $36; Special** $16 Cruise Rate
  • Visit Website

Enjoy $16 whale-watching cruise special. Click "Visit Website" for offer. The annual "Giant Blue Whale Migration" brings hundreds of blue whales each spring & summer to th...

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 Certified Farmers Market

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)
  • Visit Website  |  Send Email

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 ...

  • User submitted image from Certified Farmers Market

Certified Farmers Market

  • Started September 19, 2015
  • Address: 7561 Center Avenue, Huntington Beach, CA 92647
  • Venue: Old World Village
  • Admission: free
  • Recurrence: (Every Saturday)
  • Visit Website

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...

Live Summer Music Cruise at Dana Wharf

Line up for this summer, are you ready to party with Dana Wharf!? Cruise aboard the 95-foot Dana Pride which has upper deck seating as well as inside seating in it’s large galley, making it on...

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Pin & Patch

Join us Saturday, July 1st from 4-8pm for our Pin & Patch Event! Do you have anything in your life that could do with some accessorizing? Grab it, and join us for our first ever pin and patch ev...

UC Irvine Summer Academies in the Arts

The only Orange County program of its kind to be offered by a university, the Summer Academies in the Arts are college and career preparatory intensives in Art, Dance, Drama, Music, and Technology a...

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