Looking for what to do in Orange County? Or perhaps where to go? With all of the theme parks, shopping, attractions, beach, restaurants & nightlife in Orange County, we can promise you one thing, you will definitely never be bored. But, if you’re still looking for for ideas on what to do in Orange County, or things to do this weekend with kids – we’ve got plenty of ideas. Here are some of our tops picks.

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

What to do in Orange County

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

Halloween in Orange County

* Irvine Park Railroad Pumpkin Patch
* Halloween Time at Disneyland
* Universal Studios Halloween Horror Nights

Monday, September 19th:
*Baby & Me Hike, Aliso & Wood Canyons Wilderness Park, 9am
* Mommy Movie Mondays, 10am
* Wild Rivers Monday Night Car Load, 4-8pm

Tuesday, September 20th:
* Irvine Farmers’ Market, 9am – 1pm
* FREE Story Time with Amy McCamly at Belly Sprout in Fullerton, 10am
* FREE Story time at your local Pottery Barn Kids, 11am
* FREE Surf City Nights, 5-9pm (free admission)
* FREE Core Power yoga Class at Whole Foods HB

Wednesday, September 21st:
* Tustin Farmers’ Market, 9am – 1pm
* Sea Tales Story Time, Newport Harbor Nautical Museum, 9:45am
* Stroller Brigade: FREE Games, Stories & Puzzles for preschoolers, toddlers & grownups at the Fullerton Museum Center, 10am – 12pm
* Parent Movie Morning at UltraLuxe Cinemas, Anaheim 10am
* OC Din Din A Go Go, Irvine Lanes 5-9pm
* Orange Y BMX Track Practice & Racing
* FREE Concert in the Park: San Juan Capistrano, 6pm
* Downtown HB Art, 6pm

Thursday, September 22nd:
* Farmers Market at OC Fairgrounds, 9am – 1pm
* Orange Farmers’ Market, 9am – 1pm
* FREE Great Park Balloon, 10am – 3pm, 7-10pm
* Tideland Tykes at Peter & Mary Muth Interpretive Center, 10:30am
* Food Truck Fare at the OC Fairgrounds, 11am

Things to do This Weekend with Kids

Friday, September 23rd:
* Bird Survey, HB 8-10am
* Laguna Hills Farmers’ Market, 9am – 1pm
* FREE Great Park Balloon 10am – 3pm, 7-10pm
* Harvest Festival Art & Craft Show, Long Beach 10am
* Aliso Viejo Food Truck Fridays, 11am
* Pier Plaza Art-a-Faire & Farmer’s Market, HB 12pm – 5pm
* Phineas & Ferb LIVE, Thousand Oaks 4pm
* Orange Y BMX Track Practice & Racing, 5:30 – 7:30pm
* Phineas & Ferb LIVE, Thousand Oaks 7pm

Saturday, September 24th:
* Irvine Farmers’ Market, 8am – 12pm
* Laguna Beach Farmers’ Market, 8am – 12pm
* Old Towne Orange Farmers & Artisan market, 8am -12pm
* Family Bike Ride, Aliso & Wood Canyons Wilderness Park 8:30am
* Nature Walk, O’Neill Regional Park, 9am
* Aliso Beach Cleanup, 9am
* FREE Great Park Balloon, 9am – 3pm, 7-10pm
* FREE Build & Grown Lowe’s Clinic, 10am
* Ocean Education Center, 10am – 3pm
* Self Guided Story Walk, Environmental Nature Center, 10am
* Harvest Festival Art & Craft Show, Long Beach 10am
* Kidtoons at UltraLuxe Cinemas at the Anaheim Gardenwalk, 10:30
* FREE Crafts for Kids at Lakeshore Learning Centers, 11am – 3pm
* Phineas & Ferb LIVE – Long Beach, 5pm
* Phineas & Ferb LIVE – Long Beach, 7pm
* Caspers Campfire Program, 8pm
* O’Neil Regional Park Campfire Program, 8pm

Sunday, September 25th:
* Caspers Nature Hike, 8am
* Laguna Niguel Farmers’ Market, 9am – 1pm
* FREE Great Park Balloon, 9am – 3pm, 7-10pm
* FREE Surfin’ Sunday Concert, HB 9am – 5pm
* Ocean Education Center, 10am – 3pm
* Great Park Farmers Market, 10am – 2pm
* PBS SoCal Day at Pretend City, 10 – 3pm
* Kidtoons at UltraLuxe Cinemas at the Anaheim Gardenwalk, 10:30
* FREE Kid’s Fishing Clinic at Dana Wharf, 12pm
* FREE Surfin’ Sunday Concerts, HB, 12 – 4pm
* Phineas & Ferb LIVE – Long Beach, 1pm
* Orange & BMX Track Practice & Racing, 3-5pm

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

xoxo, K

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