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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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02-21-2017

Featured Events

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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Mondavi Wine Dinner

Fifty years ago, Robert Mondavi’s vision was to make Napa Valley wines stand amongst the greatest of the world. On Tuesday, February 21st experience the very wines that gave Robert Mondavi the...

02-22-2017

Featured Events

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)
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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 ...

02-23-2017

Featured Events

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...

Being Mortal: Community Screening and Conversation Café

  • February 23, 2017
  • Location: Cal State Fullerton
  • Address: 800 N State College Blvd, Fullerton, CA 92831
  • Times: From: 4:00 PM to 7:30 PM
  • Admission: Free

Join the national dialogue of the PBS FRONTLINE film, Being Mortal. This groundbreaking film follows Dr. Atul Gawande, as he explores the hopes of people facing terminal illness and their relationship...

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:...

Jake London LIVE at the FLOE Lounge

  • February 23, 2017
  • Address: 18000 Von Karman Avenue, Irvine, CA 92612
  • Venue: FLOE Lounge
  • Times: From: 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
  • Admission: Free
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Come by the FLOE Lounge at Irvine Marriott and join Singer/Songwriter Jake London who hails from Portland, OR. Jake London is a regular performer throughout Southern California and draws his musical...

Tech Panel: Cyber Security

  • February 23, 2017
  • Location: UCI Applied Innovation
  • Address: 5141 California Ave Suite 250, Irvine, CA 92617
  • Times: From: 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
  • Admission: FREE
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Tech in Motion would like to invite you to the UCI Applied Innovation Center as we engage in a high-level discussion panel focused on cyber security and it's importance in every industry. The discussi...

02-24-2017

Featured Events

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...

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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)
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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...

02-25-2017

Featured Events

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...

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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)
  • 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 ...

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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)
  • 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...

UCI Homecoming 2017

  • February 25, 2017
  • Location: Aldrich Park, Irvine, CA 92697
  • Address: Aldrich Park, Irvine, CA 92697, Irvine, CA 92697
  • Times: Party in the Park: 3pm-7pm; Basketball Game: 7:30pm
  • Admission: $7; UCI Students and Children 12 and under are FREE
  • Visit Website

Mark your calendars! Get ready to Party in the Park at UCI Homecoming! Bring your Anteater friends to the party for a fun-filled day featuring our annual festival and the men's basketball game. Don't ...

02-26-2017

Featured Events

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...

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