What to do in Orange CountyRestaurants, museums, theme parks, shopping, beach, Disneyland & lots of other Orange County attractions. 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.

For ALL the details for each of the following events (& even more fabulous ideas of what to do) check out our calendar.

What to do in Orange County

Almost Daily:
* Orange County Museums
* Bowling
* FREE 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
* Butterfly house

Monday, May 23rd:
* Mommy Movie Mondays, 10am

Tuesday, May 24th:
* FREE Story Time with Amy McCamly at Belly Sprout in Fullerton, 10am
* LangoKids Tot & Parent Spanish Class at Pretend City
* FREE Story time at your local Pottery Barn Kids, 11am
* Over the Hump Family Mountain Bike Races, 4-8pm
* GNO at the Melting Pot, 4-11pm
* FREE Surf City Nights, 5-9pm (free admission)
* FREE Core Power Yoga Class at Whole Food Market in HB, 6pm

Wednesday, May 25th:
* Parent Movie Morning at Ultra Star Garden Walk in Anaheim, 10am
* FREE Games, Stories & Puzzles for preschoolers, toddlers & grownups at the Fullerton Museum Center, 10am – 12pm
* Wednesday Art Studio at Fullerton Museum Center, 2-4pm
* OC Din Din A Go Go at Irvine Lanes, 5-9pm

Thursday, May 26th:
* Farmers Market at the OC Fairgrounds, 9am – 1pm
* FREE Great Park Balloon, 10am – 3pm & 7-10pm
* Tideland Tykes at the Peter & Mary Muth Interpretive Center, 10:30am
* Mommy, Music & Me at the Children’s Museum at La Habra, 10:30 – 11:30am
* Food Truck Fare Thursday at the OC Fairgrounds, 11am – 2pm
* Bayside Buddies at Peter & Mary Muth Interpretive Center, 3:30 – 4:30pm

Things to do This Weekend with Kids

Friday, May 27th:
* Bird Survey at Shipley Nature Center, 8am
* Down on the Farm Toddler Program at the Orange County Zoo, 10am
* FREE Great Park Balloon 10am, – 3pm, 7-10pm
* Hip Hop Hooray at the Children’s Museum at La Habra, 11am
* Wild Tales at the Peter & Mary Muth Interpretive Center, 11am
* FREE Garden Grove Strawberry Festival 11am – 10pm (free admission)
* HB Pier Plaza Art-a-Faire & Farmer’s Market, 12pm
* FREE Star Gazing at the OC Great park, 8pm

Saturday, May 28th:
* Old Towne Orange Farmers & Artisan market, 8am -12pm
* Volcom Mens Sample Sale, 8am – 2pm
* Placentia Farmers Market, 9am -1pm
* FREE Great Park Balloon, 9am – 3pm, 7-1pm
* Weekend Strawberry Tours at Tanaka Farms, 9:30am – 2pm
* Family Bike Ride at Aliso & Wood Canyons Wilderness Park, 10am
* FREE Garden Grove Strawberry Festival, 10am – 10pm
* FREE Kids Build & Grow clinic at Lowe’s, 10am
* Cookout Tours at Tanaka Farms, 10am – 2pm
* Ocean Education Center, 10am – 3pm
* 1st Annual OC Pregnancy & Beyond Event at Granola Babies, 10am – 6pm
* FREE Crafts for Kids at Lakeshore Learning Centers, 11am – 3pm

Sunday, May 29th:
* Caspers Nature Hike, 8am
* FREE Great Park Balloon, 9am – 3pm, 7-1pm
* Morning Nature Hike at Carbon Canyon Regional Park, 9:30 – 11:30am
* Weekend Strawberry Tours at Tanaka Farms, 9am – 2:30pm
* Ocean Education Center, 10am – 3pm
* Great Park Farmers Market, 10am – 2pm
* Cookout Tours at Tanaka Farms, 10am – 3pm
* FREE Garden Grove Strawberry Festival, 10am – 10pm (Free admission)
* Patchwork Indie arts & Crafts Festival in Santa Ana, 11am – 5pm
* FREE Kid’s Fishing Clinic at Dana Wharf, 12pm
* FREE Concert at the Orange County Market Place, 12-1pm & 2-3pm
* Marine Wildlife Cruise at the Ocean Institute, 1-3:30pm

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.