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
* Queen Mary’s Dark Harbor
* Flying Jack O’Lantern
* Boo at the Zoo
* Orange County Pumpkin Patches

Monday, October 17th:
* Anaheim Ducks Week at Discovery Science Museum, kids under 14 get in FREE if wearing Duck’s Gear
* Irvine Railroad Pumpkin Patch
* Spooky Science Bug Invasion 2 at Discovery Science Center
* FREE “All Hollows Eve Exhibit,” 8am – 9pm
* Mommy Movie Mondays, 10am

Tuesday, October 18th:
* Anaheim Ducks Week at Discovery Science Museum, kids under 14 get in FREE if wearing Duck’s Gear
* Irvine Railroad Pumpkin Patch
* Spooky Science Bug Invasion 2 at Discovery Science Center
* FREE “All Hollows Eve Exhibit,” 8am – 9pm
* 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
* 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, 6:30pm
* Mickey’s Halloween Party at Disneyland, 6pm

Wednesday, October 19th:
* Anaheim Ducks Week at Discovery Science Museum, kids under 14 get in FREE if wearing Duck’s Gear
* Irvine Railroad Pumpkin Patch
* Spooky Science Bug Invasion 2 at Discovery Science Center
* FREE “All Hollows Eve Exhibit,” 8am – 9pm
* Tustin Farmers’ Market, 9am – 1pm
* Sea Tales Story Time at Newport Harbor 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
* Orange Y BMX Track Practice & Racing. 5:30pm
* Food Truck Fare After Dark at OC Fairgrounds, 5:30 – 9pm
* Downtown HB Art Walk
* Knott’s Scary Farm, 7pm

Thursday, October 20th:
* Anaheim Ducks Week at Discovery Science Museum, kids under 14 get in FREE if wearing Duck’s Gear
* Irvine Railroad Pumpkin Patch
* Spooky Science Bug Invasion 2 at Discovery Science Center
* FREE “All Hollows Eve Exhibit,” 8am – 9pm
* Connect with your Child Through Play at Pretend City, 9am
* Farmers Market at OC Fairgrounds, 9am – 1pm
* Orange Farmers’ Market, 9am – 1pm
* FREE Great Park Balloon, 10am – 3pm, 7-10pm
* OC Mommie & Me: Ready for Preschool at Pretend City, 10:30am
* Food Truck Fare at the OC Fairgrounds, 11am
* True Food Kitchen Cooking Demo, 2:30pm
* Juicing 101 at Whole Foods HB, 7pm
* Baby’s Night Out (at the movies), Ultra Star at the GardenWalk, 7pm
* Knott’s Scary Farm, 7pm
* Universal Studios Halloween Horror Nights, 7pm

Things to do This Weekend with Kids

Friday, October 21st:
* Anaheim Ducks Week at Discovery Science Museum, kids under 14 get in FREE if wearing Duck’s Gear
* Irvine Railroad Pumpkin Patch
* Spooky Science Bug Invasion 2 at Discovery Science Center
* FREE “All Hollows Eve Exhibit,” 8am – 9pm
* Comprehensive Developmental Checkups at Pretend City, 8-9am
* Laguna Hills Farmers’ Market, 9am – 1pm
* Tot Walk at Laguna Coast Wilderness Park, 9am
* Bats, Cats & Spiders Toddler Program at the OC Zoo, 10am
* Little Naturalists at the Environmental Nature Center, 10am
* FREE Great Park Balloon 10am – 3pm, 7-10pm
* Aliso Viejo Food Truck Fridays, 11am
* Project Playhouse Village Tours, 12-4pm
* Pier Plaza Art-a-Faire & Farmer’s Market, HB 12pm – 5pm
* Family’s Night Out at Pretend City, 5-8pm
* Haunt at Heritage Hill, 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
* Queen Mary’s Dark Harbor, 7pm

Saturday, October 22nd:
* Anaheim Ducks Week at Discovery Science Museum, kids under 14 get in FREE if wearing Duck’s Gear
* Irvine Railroad Pumpkin Patch
* Spooky Science Bug Invasion 2 at Discovery Science Center
* FREE “All Hollows Eve” Exhibit, 8am – 9pm
* Irvine Farmers’ Market, 8am – 12pm
* Laguna Beach Farmers’ Market, 8am – 12pm
* Old Towne Orange Farmers & Artisan market, 8am -12pm
* Introduction to Mountain Biking at Laguna Coast Wilderness Park, 8am
* Peter’s Landing Farmer’s Market in HB, 9am – 2pm
* Salt Creek Beach Cleanup, 9am
* FREE Great Park Balloon, 9am – 3pm, 7-10pm
* Great Park Pumpkin Harvest, 10am – 3pm
* Snoopy’s Costume Party, 10am – 5pm
* FREE Build & Grown Lowe’s Clinic, 10am
* Ocean Education Center, 10am – 3pm
* Kidtoons at UltraLuxe Cinemas at the Anaheim Gardenwalk, 10:30
* Snowasis by the Sea, 11am – 2pm
* FREE Crafts for Kids at Lakeshore Learning Centers, 11am – 3pm
* Project Playhouse Village Tours, 12-4pm
* OC Fall Concert Series at the OC Marketplace, 1pm – 4pm
* SeaWorld Spooktacular, 1-6pm
* Brick-or-Treat Party at Legoland, 5pm
* Boo at the Zoo, 5:30pm
* Autumn Harvest Festival at Heritage Hill Historical Park, 5:30pm
* Family Oct-o-BOO Fest, 6pm
* Knott’s Scary Farm, 7pm
* Universal Studios Halloween Horror Nights, 7pm
* Queen Mary’s Dark Harbor, 7pm

Sunday, October 23rd:
* Anaheim Ducks Week at Discovery Science Museum, kids under 14 get in FREE if wearing Duck’s Gear
* Spooky Science at Discovery Science Center
* Irvine Railroad Pumpkin Patch
* FREE “All Hollows Eve” Exhibition, 8am – 6pm
* Caspers Nature Hike, 8am
* 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
* Project Playhouse Village Tours, 12-4pm
* FREE Kid’s Fishing Clinic at Dana Wharf, 12pm
* SeaWorld Spooktacular, 1-6pm
* Orange & BMX Track Practice & Racing, 3-5pm
* Boo at the Zoo, 5pm
* Knott’s Scary Farm, 7pm
* Queen Mary’s Dark Harbor, 7pm

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