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
* Mickey’s Halloween Party at Disneyland
* Bug Invasion at Discovery Science Center
* Brick-or-Treat Party at Legoland
* SeaWorld’s Halloween Spooktacular
* Universal Studios Halloween Horror Nights
* Snoopy’s Costume Party
* Knott’s Scary Farm

Monday, September 26th:
* OC Wine Week
* Irvine Railroad Pumpkin Patch
* Mommy Movie Mondays, 10am
* FREE Family Autism Day at Pretend City, RSVP required

Tuesday, September 27th:
* OC Wine Week
* Irvine Railroad Pumpkin Patch
* Irvine Farmers’ Market, 9am – 1pm
* FREE Story Time at the Enchanted Toy Store, Fullerton
* FREE Story Time with Amy McCamly at Belly Sprout in Fullerton, 10am
* FREE Story time at your local Pottery Barn Kids, 11am
* GNO at the Melting Pot, 4-11pm
* FREE Ice Cream at Cold Stone Creamery (Make-A-Wish donations will be accepted), 5-8pm
* OC Din Din A Go Go, Irvine Lanes 5-9pm
* FREE Surf City Nights, 5-9pm (free admission)
* FREE Core Power yoga Class at Whole Foods HB

Wednesday, September 28th:
* OC Wine Week
* Irvine Railroad Pumpkin Patch
* Tustin Farmers’ Market, 9am – 1pm
* 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
* Orange Y BMX Track Practice & Racing

Thursday, September 29th:
* OC Wine Week
* Irvine Railroad Pumpkin Patch
* 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
* Knott’s Scary Farm, 7pm

Things to do This Weekend with Kids

Friday, September 30th:
* OC Wine Week
* Irvine Railroad Pumpkin Patch
* Laguna Hills Farmers’ Market, 9am – 1pm
* Animal Art 1 – Toddler Program at the OC Zoo, 10am
* FREE Great Park Balloon 10am – 3pm, 7-10pm
* Pier Plaza Art-a-Faire & Farmer’s Market, HB 12pm – 5pm
* Orange Y BMX Track Practice & Racing, 5:30 – 7:30pm
* Mickey’s Halloween Party at Disneyland, 7-12pm
* Knott’s Scary Farm, 7pm
* Universal Studios Halloween Horror Night, 7pm

Saturday, October 1st:
* OC Wine Week
* FREE admission to Discovery Science Center (with Bank of America check or debit card)
* FREE admission to the Museum of Latin American Art (with Bank of America credit or debit card)
* FREE admission to the Muzeo (with Bank of America credit or debit card)
* Irvine Railroad Pumpkin Patch
* Irvine Farmers’ Market, 8am – 12pm
* Laguna Beach Farmers’ Market, 8am – 12pm
* Old Towne Orange Farmers & Artisan market, 8am -12pm
* FREE Kids Workshop at the Home Depot, 9am – 12pm
* Long Beach Monthly Cleanup, 9am – 12pm
* Take a Kid Mountain Bike, Irvine Regional Park, 9am – 1pm
* FREE Great Park Balloon, 9am – 3pm, 7-10pm
* Snoopy’s Costume Party, 10am – 5pm
* Sensory Friendly Films at Select AMC Theatres, 10am
* FREE Build & Grown Lowe’s Clinic, 10am
* Target FREE Saturday at the Children’s Museum at La Habra, 10am -  2pm
* Ocean Education Center, 10am – 3pm
* Spooky Science: Bug Invasion at the Discovery Science Musesum, 10a, – 5pm
* Kidtoons at UltraLuxe Cinemas at the Anaheim Gardenwalk, 10:30
* FREE Crafts for Kids at Lakeshore Learning Centers, 11am – 3pm
* OC Fall Concert Series at the OC Marketplace, 1pm – 4pm
* SeaWorld Spooktacular, 1-6pm
* We Built This City, Free Interactive Theatrical Installation Inspires Children’s Imaginations at Segerstrom Center, 4:30pm
* Brick-or-Treat Party at Legoland, 5pm
* Knott’s Scary Farm, 7pm
* Universal Studios Halloween Horror Nights, 7pm

Sunday, October 2nd:
* FREE admission to the Muzeo (with a Bank of American credit or debit card)
* FREE First Sunday at the Bower’s Museum & Kidseum
* FREE admission to the Museum of Latin American Art (with Bank of America credit or debit card)
* OC Beer Week
* San Clemente Village Art Fair
* Spooky Science at Discovery Science Center
* Irvine Railroad Pumpkin Patch
* Laguna Niguel Farmers’ Market, 9am – 1pm
* FREE Great Park Balloon, 9am – 3pm, 7-10pm
* Snoopy’s Costume Party, 10am – 5pm
* Ocean Education Center, 10am – 3pm
* Great Park Farmers Market, 10am – 2pm
* Kidtoons at UltraLuxe Cinemas at the Anaheim Gardenwalk, 10:30
* We Built This City, Free Interactive Theatrical Installation Inspires Children’s Imaginations at Segerstrom Center, 11am
* FREE Kid’s Fishing Clinic at Dana Wharf, 12pm
* SeaWorld Spooktacular, 1-6pm
* We Built This City, Free Interactive Theatrical Installation Inspires Children’s Imaginations at Segerstrom Center, 2:30 pm
* Orange & BMX Track Practice & Racing, 3-5pm
* FREE Concert by LA Culture-Smasher Ozomatli at Segerstom Center, 5pm
* Knott’s Scary Farm, 7pm

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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