Here it is, your weekly guide for what to do in Orange County? We’ve got lots of ideas & suggestions for {mostly} free things to do in Orange County. But feel free to check out our fabulous theme parks, restaurants, museums, shopping, beach, Disneyland & lots of other Orange County attractions. So without further ado, here’s a list of some of our favorite things to do in OC, CA happening this week. Check out our calendar for all the details & even more events.

What to do in Orange County

Daily:
* Orange County Museums
* Bowling
* Indoor Bounce Houses
* Irvine Park Railroad
* Orange County Playgrounds & Parks
* Orange County Public Library Story Times
* Whale Watching in Dana Point
* $1-ish Movies

Monday, April 11th:
* Bubblefest at Discovery Science Center
* Easter Egg Eggstravaganza at Irvine Park Railroad
* Mommy Movie Mondays, 10am
* What Every Parent Needs to Know about Autism, 3pm at Pretend City

Tuesday, April 12th:
* Bubblefest at Discovery Science Center
* Easter Egg Eggstravaganza at Irvine Park Railroad
* Toddler Talk with the Parenting Doctor at Pretend City, 10:30am
* Storytime at your local Pottery Barn Kids, 11am
* Bonkers for Bunnies Toddler Program at the Orange County Zoo, 11am
* Surf City Nights, 5-9pm

Wednesday, April 13th
* Bubblefest at Discovery Science Center
* Easter Egg Eggstravaganza at Irvine Park Railroad
* Collaborating with Your Child’s Teacher Workshop at Pretend City, 11am
* Parent Movie Morning, 10am
* Games, Stories & Puzzles for preschoolers, toddlers & grownups at the Fullerton Museum Center, 10am – 12pm
* Springtime Soiree’ at Peter & Mary Muth Interpretive Center, 10:30am
* Local Merchant Market at Whole Foods HB, 11am
* Wednesday Art Studio at the Fullerton Museum Center, 2pm
* Following Directions without Tears at Pretend City, 3pm
* Eco-Beauty: The Why & The How at Belly Sprout, 7pm

Thursday, April 14th:
* Bubblefest at Discovery Science Center
* Easter Egg Eggstravaganza at Irvine Park Railroad
* Stories, Jungels & Mommy Mingles for 3-5 yo at Belly Sprout, 9am
* Great Park Balloon, 10am – 3pm & 7-10pm
* Tideland Tykes at Peter & Mary Muth Interpretive Center, 10:30am
* Farmers Market at the OC Fairgrounds, 9am – 1pm
* Food Truck Fare Thursday at the OC Fairgrounds, 11am – 2pm
* Food Truck Block Party (raising money for Alzheimer’s), 5:30pm in Irvine
* Dana Point Coastal Arts Concert Series, 7pm
* Baby’s Night Out (at the Movies), 7pm

Things to do This Weekend with Kids

Friday, April 15th:
* Family Game & Play Day at Pretend City
* Great Park Balloon
* Bubblefest at Discovery Science Center
* Easter Egg Eggstravaganza at Irvine Park Railroad
* Tot Walk at Laguna Coast Wilderness Park, 9am
* Mommy & Me Yoga (pre-crawlers) at Belly Sprout, 9:15am
* America’s Family Pet Expo, 10am – 6pm
* Hip Hop Hooray at the Children’s Museum at La Habra, 11am
* HB Pier Plaza Art-a-Faire & Farmer’s Market, 12pm
* Katie & Khermarin Launch Party & Charity Benefit at Shorebreak Hotel, 7:30pm

Saturday, April 16th:
* Great Park Balloon
* Bubblefest at Discovery Science Center
* Easter Egg Eggstravaganza at Irvine Park Railroad
* OC Chili Winter Trail Run at O’Neill Regional Park, 7;30am
* Walk for Wishes for Make-A-Wish of OC & Inland Empire, 8am
* Weekend Strawberry Tours at Tanaka Farms, 9:30am
* Art in the Park at Heritage Hill Historical Park, 10am – 2pm
* Caspers Adventure Day, 10am – 3pm
* Family Fun & Wellness Fair at Pretend City (No admission required), 10am – 3pm
* Train Rides at Fairview Park, 10am – 3:30pm
* America’s Family Pet Expo, 10am – 6pm
* Belmont Shore 30 Minute Cleanup, 10am
* Seal Beach Monthly Cleanup, 10am
* Cookout Tours at Tanaka Farms, 10am
* Free Kids Workshops at Lowe’s
* Ocean Education Center, 10am
* ARTventure in Corona del Mar, 11:30am – 3pm
* Monkey Baby Boutique Grand Opening Party in Orange, 1-2pm
* Caspers Campfire Program, 8pm

Sunday, April 17th:
* Bubblefest at Discovery Science Center
* Easter Egg Eggstravaganza at Irvine Park Railroad
* Great Park Balloon
* Weekend Strawberry Tours at Tanaka Farms, 9am
* Nature Walks at Carbon Canyon Regional Park, 9am
* Ocean Education Center, 10am – 3pm
* Great Park Farmers Market, 10am – 2pm
* Cookout Tours at Tanaka Farms, 10am
* Guitar Lesson at the Great Park, 10am
* Train Rides at Fairview Park, 10am – 3pm
* Earth Day at Peter & Mary Muth Interpretive Center, 10am – 5pm
* America’s Family Pet Expo. 10m – 6pm
* FREE Kid’s Fishing Clinic at Dana Wharf, 12pm

There you have it. A super fabulous list with tons of ideas of fun stuff to do in Orange County.

xoxo, K

p.s. for all the event details & even more ideas of what to do in Orange County check out our calendar.