Don’t know what to do in Orange County this week? If you are looking for things to do in Orange County, we have plenty of suggestions. We have lots & lots & lots of suggestions for the Winter Holiday & Christmas in Orange County, not to mention all the free things to do in Orange County. If you’re tired of doing the same old things, here’s a list of some of our favorite things to do in OC, CA happening this week.

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

What to do in Orange County

Almost Daily:

* Star Wars at the Discovery Science Museum
* 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

Winter Holidays & Christmas in Orange County

* Ice Skating at the Spectrum (November 1, 2011 – February 20, 2012)
* Holidays at Disneyland (November 14th, 2011 – January 8th, 2021)
* Holiday Toy Express (Santa will visit Orange County Metrolink Stations, November 19th & December 4th. He will be visiting other Southern California Metrolink Stations weekends throughout November & December.)
* Science of Gingerbread at Discovery Science Center (November 25th – January st)
* Gingerbread Village on View at the Island Hotel (Daily thru December 28th)
* Blount Family Christmas Show (Daily November 24th – January 1st, 5pm – Midnight)

Monday, November 21st:
* Mommy Movie Mondays, 10am
* Little Naturalists at the Environmental Nature Center
* Stories Under the Stars at the Environmental Nature Center
* Sneak Previews Movie Series, 6:30pm

Tuesday, November 22nd:
* 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
* FREE Story time at your local Pottery Barn Kids, 11am
* Girls Night Out at the Melting pot, 4-11pm
* FREE Surf City Nights, 5-9pm (free admission)
* OC Din Din A Go Go at Irvine Lanes, 5-9pm

Wednesday, November 23rd:
* 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
* Wine Wednesday “Brown Bag Wine Night” at the Island Hotel, 6pm

Thursday, November 24th:
* Thanksgiving
* ESPN 76 Classic NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament and Anaheim Convention Center
* Blount Family Christmas Light Show in Laguna Hills, 5pm – Midnight

Things to do This Weekend with Kids

Friday, November 25th:
* SeaWorld’s Christmas Celebration
* ESPN 76 Classic NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament and Anaheim Convention Center
* Laguna Hills Farmers’ Market, 9am – 1pm
* FREE Great Park Balloon 10am – 3pm, 7-10pm
* Holiday Boutique at the Island Hotel, 10am – 6pm
* Pier Plaza Art-a-Faire & Farmer’s Market, HB 12pm – 5pm
* Blount Family Christmas Light Show in Laguna Hills, 5pm – Midnight
* Orange Y BMX Track Practice & Racing, 5:30 – 7:30pm
Saturday, November 26th:
* SeaWorld Christmas Celebration
* ESPN 76 Classic NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament and Anaheim Convention Center
* Irvine Farmers’ Market, 8am – 12pm
* Laguna Beach Farmers’ Market, 8am – 12pm
* Old Towne Orange Farmers & Artisan market, 8am -12pm
* Peter’s Landing Farmer’s Market in HB, 9am – 2pm
* FREE Great Park Balloon, 9am – 3pm, 7-10pm
* FREE Build & Grow Lowe’s Clinic, 10am
* Ocean Education Center, 10am – 3pm
* Holiday Boutique at the Island Hotel, 10am – 6pm
* Kidtoons at UltraLuxe Cinemas at the Anaheim Gardenwalk, 10:30
* FREE Crafts for Kids at Lakeshore Learning Centers, 11am – 3pm
* Ice-Less Skating Rink at Kaleidoscope, 11am – 10pm
* City of Seal Beach Christmas Tree Lighting, 4pm
* Blount Family Christmas Light Show in Laguna Hills, 5pm – Midnight
* Huntington Beach Miracle on Main Street Tree Lighting, 5-7pm

Sunday, November 27th:
* SeaWorld Christmas Celebration
* ESPN 76 Classic NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament and Anaheim Convention Center
* Laguna Niguel Farmers’ Market, 9am – 1pm
* FREE Great Park Balloon, 9am – 3pm, 7-10pm
* PBS SoCal Day at Pretend City, 10am – 3pm
* Ocean Education Center, 10am – 3pm
* Great Park Farmers Market, 10am – 2pm
* Holiday Boutique at the Island Hotel, 10am – 6pm
* Kidtoons at UltraLuxe Cinemas at the Anaheim Gardenwalk, 10:30
* Patchwork Indie Arts & Crafts Festival in Santa Ana, 11am – 5pm
* FREE Kid’s Fishing Clinic at Dana Wharf, 12pm
* Orange & BMX Track Practice & Racing, 3-5pm
* St. Regis Monarch Beach Tree Lighting & Sand Sculpture Dedication, 4:30 – 8pm
* Blount Family Christmas Light Show in Laguna Hills, 5pm – Midnight

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

xoxo, K

p.s. for all the event details & even more ideas of what to do in Orange County check out our calendar.