What to do in Orange County…  There are  SO many options! Theme parks (Disneyland &  Knott’s Berry Farm), shopping, restaurants…. &  lots of other Orange County attractions. Whether you are looking for fun things to do in summerfree 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
* Kids bowl practically FREE & kids bowl completely free
* 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
* Newport Dunes Aquatic Park

Monday, June 6th:
* Mommy Movie Mondays, 10am

Tuesday, June 7th:
* 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 (Kid, Beginner, Sport & Expert races), 4-8pm
* FREE Surf City Nights, 5-9pm (free admission)
* FREE Core Power Yoga Class at Whole Food Market in HB, 6:30pm
* FREE Seminar: What Every Parent Needs to Know… 9 Easy Steps to Make Sure Your Kids are Protected, 8pm

Wednesday, June 8th:
* Wristband Wednesday at the Santa Ana Zoo: unlimited rides for just $3
* Parent Movie Morning at Ultra Star Garden Walk in Anaheim, 10am
* Stroller Brigade: 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
* Circus Vargas at the Irvine Spectrum, 7:30pm

Thursday, June 9th:
* Farmers Market at the OC Fairgrounds, 9am – 1pm
* FREE Great Park Balloon, 10am – 3pm, 7-10pm
* Mommy, Music & Me at the Children’s Museum at La Habra, 10:30 – 11:30am
* Tideland Tykes at the Peter & Mary Muth Interpretive Center, 10:30am
* Food Truck Fare Thursday at the OC Fairgrounds, 11am – 2pm
* 90 Minute Sunset Harbor Cruise & Beyond at Dana Wharf, 6pm
* Baby’s Night Out (at the movies) 7pm
* Circus Vargas at the Spectrum, 7:30pm
* FREE Shakespeare by the Sea, San Pedro 8pm

Things to do This Weekend with Kids

Friday, June 10th:
* Way to Play Fridays at Pretend City, 2 for 1 admission Pretend City Coupon: meet Paul Frank’s Julius
* FREE Great Park Balloon 10am, – 3pm, 7-10pm
* Yummy Picnic Snacks Kids Club at Whole Foods HB, 10:30am
* Hip Hop Hooray at the Children’s Museum at La Habra, 11am
* Wild Tales at Peter & Mary Muth Interpretive Center, 11am
* HB Pier Plaza Art-a-Faire & Farmer’s Market, 12pm
* La Habra Valley Community Fair, 4-8pm ($1 admission)
* Circus Vargas at the Spectrum, 4:30pm
* Circus Vargas at the Spectrum, 7:30pm
* FREE Shakespeare by the Sea: San Pedro, 8pm

Saturday, June 11th:
* FREE Fountain Valley Summerfest, 7am – 1pm
* Old Towne Orange Farmers & Artisan market, 8am -12pm
* HB Beach Cleanup, 9am – 12pm
* Placentia Farmers Market, 9am -1pm
* FREE Great Park Balloon, 9am – 3pm, 7-10pm
* La Habra Valley Community Fair, 9am – 8pm ($1 admission)
* Weekend Strawberry Tours at Tanaka Farms, 9:30am – 2pm
* Children’s Fairy Garden Class at Dragon Fly Hollow, 10am
* FREE Kids Build & Grow clinic at Lowe’s, 10am
* Cookout Tours at Tanaka Farms, 10am – 2pm
* Ocean Education Center, 10am – 3pm
* FREE Build & Grow Lowe’s Kids Clinic, 10am
* FREE Crafts for Kids at Lakeshore Learning Centers, 11am – 3pm
* Living History Day at Mission San Juan Capistrano, 11am – 2pm
* OC BBQ Festival, 11am – 6pm
* Circus Vargas at the Spectrum, 1:30, 4:30 & 7:30pm
* OC Waves Soccer Game, 6pm
* Live Music Cruises at Dana Wharf, 7:30pm
* FREE Shakespeare by the Sea, San Pedro 8pm

Sunday, June 12h:
* FREE Second Sundays at the Orange County Museum of Art
* FREE Great Park Balloon, 9am – 3pm, 7-10pm
* La Habra Valley Community Fair, 9am – 6pm ($1 admission)
* 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 Kid’s Fishing Clinic at Dana Wharf, 12pm
* FREE Concert at the Orange County Market Place, 12-1pm & 2-3pm
* The Pahn Silent Auction & BBQ, 12pm
* FREE Fountain Valley Summerfest, 12pm
* Circus Vargas at the Spectrum, 12:30pm
* Marine Wildlife Cruise at the Ocean Institute, 1-3:30pm
* Circus Vargas at the Spectrum, 3:30pm
* Sunsets at the Zoo, 5:30pm
* Summer Concert Series at the Zoo, 5:30pm
* Circus Vargas at the Spectrum 6:30pm

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.