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
* Bug Invasion at Discovery Science Center
* Universal Studios Halloween Horror Nights
* Knott’s Scary Farm
* Queen Mary’s Dark Harbor
* Boo at the Zoo
* Orange County Pumpkin Patches
* Day-by-Day Halloween Calendar

Monday, October 31st:
* Irvine Railroad Pumpkin Patch
* Spooky Science Bug Invasion 2 at Discovery Science Center
* FREE “All Hollows Eve Exhibit,” 8am – 9pm
* Mommy Movie Mondays, 10am
* FREE Halloween Howl at Columbus Tustin Activity Center, 3-5pm
* FREE Halloween Fest on Main St. in HB, 4-8pm
* Newport Dunes Haunted House, 5pm
* FREE Halloween Carnival at Central Park in La Palma, 6-8pm
* FREE Boot Hill Haunted House in Irvine, 6:30-10:30pm
* The Empty Grave Haunted House in Anaheim, 7pm
* Knott’s Scary Farm, 7pm
* Queen Mary’s Dark Harbor, 7pm

Tuesday, November 1st:
* 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)

Wednesday, November 2nd:
* 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
* Orange Y BMX Track Practice & Racing. 5:30pm
* Food Truck Fare After Dark at OC Fairgrounds, 5:30 – 9pm
* Art  & Wine Wednesday at the St. Regis Monarch Beach Resort, 6pm
* Thanksgiving with a Vietnamese Twist Cooking Class at Whole Foods HB, 6:30pm

Thursday, November 3rd:
* 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
* Storytime with Cynthia Callard at the Center for Living Peace, 4pm
* Holiday Cider Tasting at Whole Foods HB, 5pm

Things to do This Weekend with Kids

Friday, November 4th:
* Laguna Hills Farmers’ Market, 9am – 1pm
* FREE Great Park Balloon 10am – 3pm, 7-10pm
* Aliso Viejo Food Truck Fridays, 11am – 2pm
* Project Playhouse Village Tours, 12-4pm
* Pier Plaza Art-a-Faire & Farmer’s Market, HB 12pm – 5pm
* Orange Y BMX Track Practice & Racing, 5:30 – 7:30pm
* The Magic School Bus – LIVE! at the Segerstrom Arts Center, 7:30pm

Saturday, November 5th:
* FREE admission to Discovery Science Center (with Bank of America credit 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)
* Discovery Science Center Annual Pumpkin Launch, 7am – 2pm
* Irvine Farmers’ Market, 8am – 12pm
* Laguna Beach Farmers’ Market, 8am – 12pm
* Old Towne Orange Farmers & Artisan market, 8am -12pm
* Tour the Bolsa Chica Wetlands, 9am
* Peter’s Landing Farmer’s Market in HB, 9am – 2pm
* FREE kids workshop at the Home Depot, 9am
*Long Beach Monthly Cleanup, 9am – 12pm
* FREE Great Park Balloon, 9am – 3pm, 7-10pm
* Fall Garden Workshop at OC Great Park, 10am
* Sensory Friendly Films at select AMC theatres, 10am
* Fairy Garden Class at Dragon Fly Hollow, 10am
* FREE Build & Grow Lowe’s Clinic, 10am
*Target FREE Saturday at the Children’s Museum at La Habra, 10am
* Ocean Education Center, 10am – 3pm
* Kidtoons at UltraLuxe Cinemas at the Anaheim Gardenwalk, 10:30
* FREE Crafts for Kids at Lakeshore Learning Centers, 11am – 3pm
* Project Playhouse Village Tours, 12-4pm
* The Magic School Bus – LIVE! at the Segerstrom Arts Center, 1:30pm & 3:30pm

Sunday, November 6th:
* FREE admission to the Muzeo (with Bank of America credit or debit card)
* FREE admission to the Museum of Latin American Art (with Bank of America credit or debit card)
* FREE First Sunday at the Bower’s Museum & Kidseum
* San Clemente Village Art Fair
* Laguna Niguel Farmers’ Market, 9am – 1pm
* FREE Great Park Balloon, 9am – 3pm, 7-10pm
* 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
* 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.