What to do in Orange County? That’s the big question. Whether you are looking for free things to do in Orange County, ideas of things to do in So. California or Orange County, we’ve got lots of ideas. 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 18th:
* Mommy Movie Mondays, 10am
* Bubblefest at Discovery Science Center
* Easter Egg Eggstravaganza at Irvine Park Railroad

Tuesday, April 19th:
* Bubblefest at Discovery Science Center
* Easter Egg Eggstravaganza at Irvine Park Railroad
* Story Time with Amy McCamly at Belly Sprout, 10am
* Little Naturalists at the Environmental Nature Center, 10am
* Toddler Talk with the Parenting Doctor at Pretend City, 10:30am
* Storytime at your local Pottery Barn Kids, 11am
* Paper Crane Folding Event at the Segerstrom Center, 5-9pm
* Surf City Nights, 5-9pm
* Fun & Fitness on your Bike (at REI), 6:30pm

Wednesday, April 20th
* Bubblefest at Discovery Science Center
* Easter Egg Eggstravaganza at Irvine Park Railroad
* Sea Tales Story Time at Newport Harbor Nautical Museum, 9:30am
* Parent Movie Morning, 10am
* Games, Stories & Puzzles for preschoolers, toddlers & grownups at the Fullerton Museum Center, 10am – 12pm
* Local Merchant Market at Whole Foods HB, 11am
* Wednesday Art Studio at the Fullerton Museum Center, 2pm
* OC Din Din A Go Go a Irvine Lanes, 5-9pm
* Downtown HB Art Walk, 6-9pm
* Autism: How Diet & Digestion Play a Key Role at Whole Foods HB, 6:30pm

Thursday, April 21st:
* Bubblefest at Discovery Science Center
* Easter Egg Eggstravaganza at Irvine Park Railroad
* Connect with Your Child Through Play at Pretend City, 9am
* Great Park Balloon, 10am – 3pm & 7-10pm
* Mommy, Music & Me at the Children’s Museum at La Habra, 10:30am
* Ukrainian Egg Decorating at the Children’s Museum at La Habra, 11am
* Farmers Market at the OC Fairgrounds, 9am – 1pm
* Food Truck Fare Thursday at the OC Fairgrounds, 11am – 2pm

Things to do This Weekend with Kids

Friday, April 22nd:
* Earth Day
* Great Park Balloon
* Bubblefest at Discovery Science Center
* Easter Egg Eggstravaganza at Irvine Park Railroad
* HappyFamily Toddle Cooking Class & Earth Day Celebration, 10am
* Hip Hop Hooray at the Children’s Museum at La Habra, 11am
* Bonkers for Bunniers Toddler Program at the Orange County Zoo, 11am
* HB Pier Plaza Art-a-Faire & Farmer’s Market, 12pm
* Wild Tales at the Peter & Mary Muth Interpretive Center, 12pm

Saturday, April 23rd:
* Great Park Balloon
* Bubblefest at Discovery Science Center
* Easter Egg Eggstravaganza at Irvine Park Railroad
* Costa Mesa Community Run, 7am
* iCare Festival 5K/1K Run & Walk, 9am
* Weekend Strawberry Tours at Tanaka Farms, 9:30am
* Ocean Institute 10am – 3pm
* Cookout Tours at Tanaka Farms, 10am
* Free Kids Workshops at Lowe’s, 10am
* Future PGA Tournament, 10am
* Renaissance Faire, 10am – 7pm
* Ocean Education Center, 10am
* FREE Crafts for Kids at Lakeshore Learning Center, 11am – 3pm
* Family Series at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts, 1 & 3:30pm
* Caspers Campfire Program, 8pm

Sunday, April 24th:
* Easter
* Bubblefest at Discovery Science Center
* Easter Egg Eggstravaganza at Irvine Park Railroad
* Great Park Balloon
* Weekend Strawberry Tours at Tanaka Farms, 9am
* Ocean Education Center, 10am – 3pm
* Great Park Farmers Market, 10am – 2pm
* Cookout Tours at Tanaka Farms, 10am
* Renaissance Faire, 10am – 7pm
* Mommy, Music & Me at the Children’s Museum at La Habra, 10:30am – 11:30am
* 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.