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
* Day-by-Day Halloween Calendar

Monday, October 24th:
* 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 25th:
* 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 the Enchanted Toy Store in Fullerton, 10am
* Bats, Cats & Spiders Toddler Program at the OC Zoo, 10am
* FREE Story time at your local Pottery Barn Kids, 11am
* GNO at the Melting Pot, 4-11pm
* 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 26th:
* 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
* 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
* Stories Under the Stars at the Environmental Nature Center, 6pm
* Understanding Steps & Autism Options at Whole Foods HB, 6:30pm
* Knott’s Scary Farm, 7pm

Thursday, October 27th:
* Irvine Railroad Pumpkin Patch
* Spooky Science Bug Invasion 2 at Discovery Science Center
* FREE “All Hollows Eve Exhibit,” 8am – 9pm
* Farmers Market at OC Fairgrounds, 9am – 1pm
* Orange Farmers’ Market, 9am – 1pm
* FREE Great Park Balloon, 10am – 3pm, 7-10pm
* Fall Festival at Early Childhood Center at St. John’s Episcopal School, 10:15am
* OC Mommie & Me: Ready for Preschool at Pretend City, 10:30am
* Food Truck Fare at the OC Fairgrounds, 11am
* Treats in the Streets Festival in Orange, 4-7pm
* Torelli Realy’s FREE Pumpkin Patch in Costa Mesa, 5-7:30pm
* Newport Dunes Haunted House, 5-9pm
* Pumpking Pickin’ & Carvin’ in Irvine, 6-8pm
* Knott’s Scary Farm, 7pm
* Universal Studios Halloween Horror Nights, 7pm

Things to do This Weekend with Kids

Friday, October 28th:
* Irvine Railroad Pumpkin Patch
* Spooky Science Bug Invasion 2 at Discovery Science Center
* FREE “All Hollows Eve Exhibit,” 8am – 9pm
* Laguna Hills Farmers’ Market, 9am – 1pm
* Dental Screenings at Pretend City, 10am – 12pm
* FREE Great Park Balloon 10am – 3pm, 7-10pm
* Mini Monsters Bash at La Habra Children’s Museum, 10:30am
* Project Playhouse Village Tours, 12-4pm
* Pier Plaza Art-a-Faire & Farmer’s Market, HB 12pm – 5pm
* Soka University Halloween Fair & Haunted House, 5-10pm
* Halloween Spooktacular & Moonlight Movie in Dana Point, 5pm
* Family’s Night Out at Pretend City, 5-8pm
* Newport Dunes Haunted House, 5-9pm
* Boo at the Santa Ana Zoo, 5:30-8pm
* Fright Night & Trunk or Treat in Fountain Valley, 5:30-9:30pm
* Orange Y BMX Track Practice & Racing, 5:30 – 7:30pm
* Haunted Garden in Fullerton, 6:30pm
* Ghosts of Old Orange County at the Heritage Museum, 7-8pm
* 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 29th:
* 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
* Halloween Children’s Scavenger Hunt, Laguna Coast Wilderness Park, 9am
* Peter’s Landing Farmer’s Market in HB, 9am – 2pm
* FREE Great Park Balloon, 9am – 3pm, 7-10pm
* Fall Garden Workshop at OC Great Park, 10am
* Halloween Zoo-tacular at OC Zoo, 10am – 4pm
* 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
* FREE Anaheim Fall Festival, 11am – 9pm
* Free Fall Festival in Costa Mesa, 11am – 5pm
* FREE Crafts for Kids at Lakeshore Learning Centers, 11am – 3pm
* Project Playhouse Village Tours, 12-4pm
* Halloween Fun in Stanton, 12-4pm
* Krazy Kids Halloween Cooking Class at Whole Foods HB, 1pm
* SeaWorld Spooktacular, 1-6pm
* Halloween Spook-tacular in Mission Viejo, 2 & 3:30pm
* Kaleidoscope’s Trick-or-Treat & Party, 2-6pm
* Ghostly Silence Tour in Black Star Canyon, 4-10pm
* Brick-or-Treat Party at Legoland, 5pm
* Newport Dunes Haunted House, 5-9pm
* Soka University Halloween Fair & Haunted House, 5-10pm
* Boo at the Zoo, 5:30pm
* Haunted Garden Tours in Fullerton, 6:30pm
* Ghosts of Old Orange County at Heritage Museum, 7pm
* 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 30th:
* Spooky Science at Discovery Science Center
* Irvine Railroad Pumpkin Patch
* Pumpkins & Pancakes at South Coast Plaza, 8-11am
* 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
* Trick or Treat Festival at OC Market Place, 9am – 4pm
* 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
* Villa Park FREE Halloweenfest, 4:30-7:30pm
* Newport Dunes Haunted House, 5-9pm
* Boo at the Zoo, 5:30pm
* 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.