FAMILY-FRIENDLY EVENTS IN THE OC

Orange County offers some of the best family-friendly events all year round!

From gourmet food trucks to local arts and crafts to a festival of whales, Orange County offers some of the best family-friendly events all year round!

Spring

  • Festival of Whales, Dana Point
  • The Return of the Swallows Festival and Parade, Mission San Juan Capistrano
  • Strawberry Festival & Parade, Garden Grove/Anaheim
  • OC Marathon
  • Balboa Art Walk, Newport Beach
  • Knott’s Berry Farm Boysenberry Festival, Buena Park
  • Strawberry Tours at Tanaka Farms, Irvine
  • Orange County Soccer Club, Irvine

Summer

  • Orange County Fair, Costa Mesa
  • U.S. Open of Surfing, Huntington Beach
  • Sawdust Art Festival, Laguna Beach
  • Pageant of the Masters, Laguna Beach
  • OC Night Market, Costa Mesa
  • Orange County Soccer Club, Irvine
  • Melon Tours at Tanaka Farms, Irvine

Fall

  • Tall Ships Festival, Dana Point Harbor
  • Doheny Music Festival, Dana Point
  • Plein Air Painting Invitational, Laguna Beach
  • OC Children’s Book Festival, Costa Mesa
  • Global Village Festival, Irvine
  • Pumpkin Patches at Tanaka Farms, Irvine

Winter

  • Sawdust Winter Fantasy, Laguna Beach
  • Christmas at the Mission, San Juan Capistrano
  • Ice Skating, Anaheim
  • Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade
  • Ice Skating at Irvine Spectrum Center, Irvine

The Orange County Fair, Costa Mesa

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