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Free Activities for Kids and Families in Orange County

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Activity Name City Next Occurrence Ages
Kids Rock Playground @ Orange County Great Park
Environmentally friendly unique playground
Irvine 11/20/2017 1-6
Farm + Food Lab @ Orange County Great Park
Outdoor classroom
Irvine 11/20/2017 0-17
Heritage Park - Irvine
Ocean themed, large playground, water play area, lake
Irvine 11/20/2017 1-13
Turtle Rock Nature Center
Nature trail, Labyrinth, Native Plan Garden
Irvine 11/20/2017 1-17
Toddler Storytime @ Irvine University Park Library
Stories & songs
Irvine 11/20/2017 1-3
Mason Regional Park
Playgrounds, hiking/biking, picnic area
Irvine 11/20/2017 0-17
Laguna Coast Wilderness Park
Hiking, biking, interpretive center
Laguna Beach 11/20/2017 0-17
Fun at the airport @ John Wayne Airport
Watch take-offs and landings
Santa Ana 11/20/2017 2-17
Etnies Skate Park
62,000 sf of skate-able terrain
Lake Forest 11/20/2017 7-17
Baker Ranch Community Park
Long tube slide, artificial grass, rock wall, sand area
Lake Forest 11/20/2017 1-15
Laguna Hills Community Center and Sports Complex
Community center offering a fossil exhibit, a sports complex, and a prehistoric playground
Laguna Hills 11/20/2017 0-17
Laguna Koi Ponds
35,000 gallons of koi ponds
Laguna Beach 11/20/2017 0-17
Pacific Marine Mammal Center
Marine mammals rehabilitation center
Laguna Beach 11/20/2017 2-17
Centennial Farm
Three-acre working farm
Costa Mesa 11/20/2017 0-17
Story Time: Books & Babies @ Newport Beach Central Library
It's never too early for storytime!
Newport Beach 11/20/2017 0-2!
Story Time: Pajama Storytime @ Newport Beach Central Library
Just-before-bed storytime
Newport Beach 11/20/2017 3-7!
Big Canyon Trail
Nature walk
Newport Beach 11/20/2017 2-17
Itty Bitty Storytime @ Once Upon a Storybook
Rhymes, songs, rhythm instruments, tactile experiences, puppets
Tustin 11/20/2017 0-2
Toddler Storytime @ Library of the Canyons/Silverado
Stories, singing, activities
Silverado 11/20/2017 0-3
Old Orange County Courthouse Museum
Historic landmark
Santa Ana 11/20/2017 6-17
Irvine Regional Park
Pony rides, train ride, rentals, zoo, fishing
Orange 11/20/2017 0-17
Aliso and Wood Canyons Wilderness Park
Hiking, biking, picnic area
Laguna Niguel 11/20/2017 0-17
Environmental Nature Center
Walking trails & discovery room
Newport Beach 11/20/2017 0-17
Laguna Niguel Regional Park
Playgrounds, hiking/biking, picnic area, fishing
Laguna Niguel 11/20/2017 0-17
Fishing @ Laguna Niguel Lake
Fishing for the whole family
Laguna Niguel 11/20/2017 2-17
Family Fun @ IKEA
Play Areas
Costa Mesa 11/20/2017 1-10
Morning Storytime @ El Modena Branch Library
Stories, fingerplays and songs
Orange 11/20/2017 0-5
Oak Canyon Nature Center
Hiking, interpretive center
Anaheim 11/20/2017 0-17
Mile Square Regional Park
Playgrounds, picnic area, bike rentals, fishing
Fountain Valley 11/20/2017 0-17
Thomas F. Riley Wilderness Park
Hiking/biking, interpretive center, picnic area
Coto De Caza 11/20/2017 0-17
O'Neil Regional Park
Playground, Interpretive center, picnic area, biking/hiking
Trabuco Canyon 11/20/2017 0-17
Toddlertime @ East Anaheim Library Branch
Storytime for toddler
Anaheim Hills 11/20/2017 1-3
Yorba Regional Park
Playgrounds, biking, picnic area, fishing, rentals
Anaheim 11/20/2017 0-17
Shipley Nature Center
Nature trails & interpretive center
Huntington Beach 11/20/2017 1-17
Caspers Wilderness Park
Playgrounds, hiking/biking, interpretive center, picnic area
San Juan Capistrano 11/20/2017 0-17
Wieder Regional Park
Playgrounds, hiking, picnic area
Huntington Beach 11/20/2017 0-17
Preschool Storytime @ Haskett Library
Storytime for preschoolers
Anaheim 11/20/2017 2-5
Fullerton Arboretum
4000 plants, beautiful trails, children's garden
Fullerton 11/20/2017 2-17
Kanga & Roo Baby and Toddler Storytime @ Fullerton Public Library
Stories, songs, fingerplays
Fullerton 11/20/2017 0-3
Craig Regional Park
Playgrounds, hiking/biking, picnic area, fishing
Fullerton 11/20/2017 0-17
Bolsa Chica Interpretive Center @ Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve
Marine life species, live reptiles, different species of taxidermy
Huntington Beach 11/20/2017 0-17
Carbon Canyon Regional Park
Playgrounds, hiking/biking trails, picnic area, fishing, interpretive center
Brea 11/20/2017 0-17
Clark Regional Park
Playgrounds, hiking, picnic area, fishing, interpretive center
Buena Park 11/20/2017 0-17
Preschool Storytime @ Irvine University Park Library
Stories & songs
Irvine 11/21/2017 3-5
Heritage Hill Historical Park
Historical park
Lake Forest 11/21/2017 6-17
Muth Interpretive Center
Reptile and amphibian displays, puzzles, books, crafts
Newport Beach 11/21/2017 1-12
Mini Music @ Salvation Army
Music, stories
Tustin 11/21/2017 0-2
Story Time: Books & Babies @ Corona Del Mar Library
It's never too early for storytime!
Corona Del Mar 11/21/2017 0-2!
Story Time @ Pottery Barn Kids - Costa Mesa
Pottery Barn Book Club
Costa Mesa 11/21/2017 2-7
Preschool Storytime @ Once Upon a Storybook
Songs, stories and more
Tustin 11/21/2017 3-6
Preschool Storytime @ Library of the Canyons/Silverado
Stories, singing, activities
Silverado 11/21/2017 3-5
Story Time: Preschool Storytime @ Mariners Library - Newport Beach
Stories, poems and songs
Newport Beach 11/21/2017 3-5!
Spanish Storytime @ Santa Ana Public Library
Books, songs and craft activity
Santa Ana 11/21/2017 0-10
Tucker Wildlife Sanctuary
Hiking, nature center, bird & animal watching, lake
Silverado 11/21/2017 0-17
Story Time: Preschool Storytime @ Balboa Library - Balboa
Stories, poems and songs
Balboa 11/21/2017 3-5!
Story Time @ Pottery Barn Kids - Mission Viejo
Pottery Barn Book Club
Mission Viejo 11/21/2017 2-10
Storytime @ Taft Branch Library
Stories, fingerplays and songs
Orange 11/21/2017 0-5
Family Storytime @ Sunkist Branch Library
Sing, dance, books
Anaheim 11/21/2017 1-7
Toddlertime @ Canyon Hills Library
Storytime for toddler
Anaheim Hills 11/21/2017 1-3
Storytime @ San Juan Capistrano Regional Library
Check out our storytime programs
San Juan Capistrano 11/21/2017 1-6
Preschool Storytime @ Garden Grove Library
Stories, songs
Garden Grove 11/21/2017 3-5
Hug-a-Bye Baby Storytime @ East Anaheim Library Branch
Storytime for preschoolers
Anaheim Hills 11/21/2017 0-1
Toddler Storytime @ Huntington Beach-Central Library
Stories for toddlers
Huntington Beach 11/21/2017 1-3
Surf City Nights @ Huntington Beach Pier
Fresh produce, kids activities, entertainment
Huntington Beach 11/21/2017 1-17
Muzeo
Museum and cultural arts center
Anaheim 11/21/2017 5-17
Baby Storytime @ Westminster Branch Library
Stories, songs and craft
Westminster 11/21/2017 0-2
Toddlertime @ Euclid Branch Library
Stories and songs
Anaheim 11/21/2017 1-3
Dana Point Nature Interpretive Center
Hands on activities, binoculars, natural history exhibits
Dana Point 11/21/2017 2-17
Preschool Storytime @ Huntington Beach-Helen Murphy Branch Library
Stories for preschoolers
Huntington Beach 11/21/2017 3-5
Toddler Time @ Yorba Linda Library
Stories, songs, puppets
Yorba Linda 11/21/2017 2-3
Laptime Storytime @ Yorba Linda Library
Stories, songs, bounces, puppets
Yorba Linda 11/21/2017 0-2
Stepping Up Storytime @ Haskett Library
Storytime for toddler
Anaheim 11/21/2017 1-2
Family Storytime @ Haskett Library
Stories for all ages
Anaheim 11/21/2017 1-7
Bedtime Bears @ Fullerton Public Library
Stories, poetry, songs, puppets
Fullerton 11/21/2017 3-6
Baby Lapsit @ Stanton Library
Songs, stories, and play
Stanton 11/21/2017 1-3
Pajama Family Storytime @ Stanton Library
Stories and crafts
Stanton 11/21/2017 1-10
After School Club @ Fullerton Public Library
Reading, science, crafts
Fullerton 11/21/2017 5-12
Preschool Storytime @ Buena Park Library
Stories, songs, crafts
Buena Park 11/21/2017 3-5
Story Time @ Barnes & Noble
Barnes & Nobles Storytime
Irvine 11/22/2017 1-6
Pajama Storytime @ Irvine University Park Library
Stories, songs
Irvine 11/22/2017 3-7
Story Time: Toddler Storytime @ Newport Beach Central Library
Fun stories and songs for toddlers
Newport Beach 11/22/2017 2-3!
Story Time: Preschool Storytime @ Corona Del Mar Library
Stories, poems and songs
Corona Del Mar 11/22/2017 3-5!
Sea Glass Wrapping @ Crystal Cove State Park
Make jewelry
Laguna Beach 11/22/2017 5-12
Story Time: Books & Babies @ Mariners Library - Newport Beach
It's never too early for storytime!
Newport Beach 11/22/2017 0-2!
Lego "Block" Party @ Mariners Library - Newport Beach
Build action figures
Newport Beach 11/22/2017 4-10
Pre-school Storytime @ Santa Ana Public Library
Books, songs and craft activity
Santa Ana 11/22/2017 3-5
Coastkeeper Garden
Natural Play Garden
Orange 11/22/2017 4-17
Story Time: Books & Babies @ Balboa Library - Balboa
It's never too early for storytime!
Balboa 11/22/2017 0-2!
Bilingual Storytime @ Newhope Library
Books, songs and craft activity
Santa Ana 11/22/2017 0-10
Lapsit Storytime @ Laguna Niguel Library
Stories, fingerplays, puppets
Laguna Niguel 11/22/2017 0-2
Preschool Storytime @ Laguna Niguel Library
Stories, music, dance
Laguna Niguel 11/22/2017 2-5
Preschool Storytime @ Huntington Beach-Central Library
Stories for preschoolers
Huntington Beach 11/22/2017 3-5
Toddler Storytime @ Huntington Beach-Main Street Branch Library
Stories for toddlers
Huntington Beach 11/22/2017 1-3
Preschool Storytime @ Huntington Beach-Main Street Branch Library
Stories for preschoolers
Huntington Beach 11/22/2017 3-5
Family Storytime @ Ponderosa Library
Storytime
Anaheim 11/22/2017 1-7
Preschool Storytime @ Westminster Branch Library
Stories, songs and craft
Westminster 11/22/2017 3-5
Preschool Storytime @ Yorba Linda Library
Stories, songs, and craft
Yorba Linda 11/22/2017 3-6
Hug-a-Bye Baby Storytime @ Haskett Library
Storytime for Babies
Anaheim 11/22/2017 0-1
Preschool Storytime @ Stanton Library
Stories, music, and play
Stanton 11/22/2017 2-5
Baby & Toddler Storytime @ Buena Park Library
Stories, songs, crafts
Buena Park 11/22/2017 0-2
Family Fun Storytime @ Buena Park Library
Stories, songs, crafts
Buena Park 11/22/2017 0-10
Storytime @ Casa Romantica
Enjoy reading with your child
San Clemente 11/22/2017 0-8
Interpretive Center @ Clark Regional Park
Paleontology museum
Buena Park 11/22/2017 0-17
Nightly Tree Lighting @ Irvine Spectrum Center
Choreographed light show
Irvine 11/24/2017 1-17
Black Friday Frenzy @ Irvine Spectrum Center
Free ice skating, free carousel, free Giant Wheel
Irvine 11/24/2017 1-17
Lighting of the Bay @ Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort
Lights on the bay, musical performances, movie, Santa
Newport Beach 11/24/2017 0-17
Free Kids Arts & Crafts Friday @ IKEA
Free arts and crafts
Costa Mesa 11/24/2017 1-10
The Magic of Snow @ Bella Terra
Snow fall
Huntington Beach 11/24/2017 1-12
Crafts for Kids @ Lakeshore Learning Store - Laguna Hills
Crafts for kids
Laguna Hills 11/25/2017 3-12
Story Time: Family Storytime @ Newport Beach Central Library
Stories, songs, and craft
Newport Beach 11/25/2017 3-7
Beachside Chat @ Crystal Cove State Park
Learn about animals that live at Crystal Cove
Laguna Beach 11/25/2017 5-12
Family Storytime @ Santa Ana Public Library
Books, songs and craft activity
Santa Ana 11/25/2017 0-10
Drop In And Draw @ Chuck Jones Center for Creativity
Drop in and draw!
Costa Mesa 11/25/2017 2-17
SOCO Farmers' Market @ SOCO Collection
Kids' booth, scavenger hunt, free balloons
Costa Mesa 11/25/2017 0-17
Crafts for Kids @ Lakeshore Learning Store - Fountain Valley
Crafts for kids
Fountain Valley 11/25/2017 3-12
Interpretive Center @ Oak Canyon Nature Center
Live animals & natural history exhibits
Anaheim 11/25/2017 3-17
Discover Nature @ Oak Canyon Nature Center
Hike through Oak Canyon
Anaheim 11/25/2017 4-17
Nature Walk @ O'Neil Regional Park
Walk while learning about animals and nature
Trabuco Canyon 11/25/2017 3-17
Family Storytime @ Garden Grove Library
Stories, crafts
Garden Grove 11/25/2017 0-12
School Age Storytime @ Huntington Beach-Oak View Branch Library
Stories and crafts
Huntington Beach 11/25/2017 5-9
Photo with Santa @ Downtown Huntington Beach
Free pictures with Santa
Huntington Beach 11/25/2017 0-17
Stories and Craft @ Huntington Beach-Central Library
Stories and crafts for K-4th grade
Huntington Beach 11/25/2017 5-10
Family Storytime @ Westminster Branch Library
Stories, songs and craft
Westminster 11/25/2017 0-10
Friends of Dana Point Headlands Children's Program @ Dana Point Nature Interpretive Center
Hands on nature learning
Dana Point 11/25/2017 2-12
Family Storytime @ Yorba Linda Library
Stories, crafts & movies
Yorba Linda 11/25/2017 1-10
Animal Feeding @ Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve
Feed reptiles and marine animals
Huntington Beach 11/25/2017 3-17
Chino Hills Discovery Center
Tactile features, murals, information about local animals and plants
Brea 11/25/2017 2-17
Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony @ Eisenhower Park
Tree lighting, photo with Santa, snow
Seal Beach 11/25/2017 0-17
Great Park Farmers Market @ Orange County Great Park
Variety of fresh and seasonal fruits and vegetables, breads and much more
Irvine 11/26/2017 0-17
Family Science Sunday @ Muth Interpretive Center
Self-guided activities, craft, storytime
Newport Beach 11/26/2017 2-10
Family Nature Walk @ Crystal Cove State Park
Learn about plants and animals
Laguna Beach 11/26/2017 8-17
Community Day @ Back Bay Science Center
Tide pool touch tank, bird watching
Newport Beach 11/26/2017 4-17
Geology Tour @ Crystal Cove State Park
Learn about geology
Laguna Beach 11/26/2017 7-17
Santa's Arrival @ Mission Viejo City Hall
Santa, games, live raindeer
Mission Viejo 11/26/2017 0-12
Railroad Magic @ Mission Viejo City Hall
The magic of the railroad comes to live
Mission Viejo 11/26/2017 0-15
LEGO Club @ Garden Grove Library
Build with LEGO's
Garden Grove 11/26/2017 4-14
Santa's Arrival @ Anaheim Town Square
Snow, Santa, face painting, train rides
Anaheim 11/26/2017 0-10
Free Kids Fishing Clinic @ Dana Wharf
Dockside experience for young anglers!
Dana Point 11/26/2017 4-17
Nature Hike @ Caspers Wilderness Park
Easy 1-mile hike
San Juan Capistrano 11/26/2017 4-17
Then and Now @ Clark Regional Park
Hands-on exhibits
Buena Park 11/26/2017 2-17
Tamale Festival @ La Habra Community Center
Tree lighting, performances
La Habra 11/26/2017 1-17
Family Autism Event @ Pretend City
Autism-friendly fun environment
Irvine 11/27/2017 0-17
Bella Terra Kids Club @ Bella Terra
Christmas crafts and stories
Huntington Beach 11/27/2017 3-8
Story Apptations @ Huntington Beach-Central Library
Storytime using iPads
Huntington Beach 11/27/2017 3-5
Santa's Workshop @ Mission Viejo City Hall
Take pictures with Santa
Mission Viejo 11/29/2017 0-12
Bright Holiday Celebreation & Tree Lighting @ Grand Park
Santa, tree lighting, snow
Aliso Viejo 11/30/2017 1-12
Story Time: Preschool Storytime @ Newport Beach Central Library
Stories, poems and songs
Newport Beach 11/30/2017 3-5!
Milk and Cookies Storytime @ Once Upon a Storybook
Storytime, milk, and cookies
Tustin 11/30/2017 3-8
Story Time: Toddler Storytime @ Mariners Library - Newport Beach
Fun stories and songs for toddlers
Newport Beach 11/30/2017 2-3!
Toddler Storytime @ Huntington Beach-Banning Branch Library
Stories for toddlers
Huntington Beach 11/30/2017 1-3
Preschool Storytime @ Huntington Beach-Banning Branch Library
Stories for preschoolers
Huntington Beach 11/30/2017 3-5
Toddler Storytime @ Garden Grove Library
Stories
Garden Grove 11/30/2017 0-3
Family Storytime @ Euclid Branch Library
Stories for all ages
Anaheim 11/30/2017 1-7
Bookbug Club @ Yorba Linda Library
Stories, crafts, games, snack
Yorba Linda 11/30/2017 5-9!
Holiday Festival & Tree Lighting @ Placentia Civic Center Plaza
Crafts, Santa, tree lighting
Placentia 11/30/2017 2-17
Bilingual Family Storytime @ Haskett Library
Spanish/English storytime
Anaheim 11/30/2017 1-7
Preschool Storytime @ Fullerton Public Library
Stories, fingerplays, puppets, songs, crafts
Fullerton 11/30/2017 3-6!
Cookies and Milk with Santa @ Irvine Spectrum Center
Visit Santa
Irvine 12/01/2017 1-10
Songs and Stories @ Corona Del Mar Library
Stories, music, yoga & instruments
Corona Del Mar 12/01/2017 2-5
Hospitality Night @ Laguna Beach City Hall
Tree lighting, ice skating, Santa
Laguna Beach 12/01/2017 0-17
Preschool Storytime @ Canyon Hills Library
Storytime for preschoolers
Anaheim Hills 12/01/2017 3-5
Bilingual Storytime @ Huntington Beach-Oak View Branch Library
Stories Spanish/English
Huntington Beach 12/01/2017 5-9
Jump & Jive Storytime @ Euclid Branch Library
Stories, songs
Anaheim 12/01/2017 1-5
Fantabulous Fridays @ Buena Park Library
Wii games, board games, crafts
Buena Park 12/01/2017 4-15
Seal Beach Holiday Parade @ Seal Beach
Parade
Seal Beach 12/01/2017 0-17
Park Explorations @ Orange County Great Park
Create a take home treasure
Irvine 12/02/2017 3-17
Kids Workshops @ The Home Depot-Irvine
Fun and education hands-on projects
Irvine 12/02/2017 5-12!
Kids Workshops @ The Home Depot-Tustin
Fun and education hands-on projects
Tustin 12/02/2017 5-12!
Kids Workshops @ The Home Depot-Laguna Hills
Fun and education hands-on projects
Laguna Hills 12/02/2017 5-12!
Kids Workshops @ The Home Depot-Lake Forest (South)
Fun and education hands-on projects
Lake Forest 12/02/2017 5-12!
Kids Workshops @ The Home Depot-Lake Forest (North)
Fun and education hands-on projects
Lake Forest 12/02/2017 5-12!
Candyland Whimsical Holiday @ Baker Ranch
Santa, holiday activities
Lake Forest 12/02/2017 1-17
Kids Workshops @ The Home Depot-Santa Ana (East)
Fun and education hands-on projects
Santa Ana 12/02/2017 5-12!
Kids Workshops @ The Home Depot-Laguna Niguel
Fun and education hands-on projects
Laguna Niguel 12/02/2017 5-12!
The Nutcracker for Kids @ Newport Beach Central Library
Introduction to the Nutcracker story and ballet
Newport Beach 12/02/2017 2-17
Back Bay Drive Nature Walks @ Back Bay Science Center
Observe birds and plants
Newport Beach 12/02/2017 6-17
Kids Workshops @ The Home Depot-Santa Ana (West)
Fun and education hands-on projects
Santa Ana 12/02/2017 5-12!
Kids Workshops @ The Home Depot-Costa Mesa
Fun and education hands-on projects
Costa Mesa 12/02/2017 5-12!
Kids Workshops @ The Home Depot-Mission Viejo
Fun and education hands-on projects
Mission Viejo 12/02/2017 5-12!
Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony @ Kaleidoscope
Performances, tree lighting
Mission Viejo 12/02/2017 0-17
Kids Holiday Extravaganza @ The Shops at Mission Viejo
Santa, crafts, face painting
Mission Viejo 12/02/2017 1-12
Kids Workshops @ The Home Depot-Orange (East)
Fun and education hands-on projects
Orange 12/02/2017 5-12!
Kids Workshops @ The Home Depot-Orange (West)
Fun and education hands-on projects
Orange 12/02/2017 5-12!
Kids Workshops @ The Home Depot-Huntington Beach (South)
Fun and education hands-on projects
Huntington Beach 12/02/2017 5-12!
Kids Workshops @ The Home Depot-Garden Grove
Fun and education hands-on projects
Garden Grove 12/02/2017 5-12!
Tree Lighting Celebration @ Historic Town Center Park
Choir, dance performances, tree lighting, Santa
San Juan Capistrano 12/02/2017 0-17
Winter Festival & Tree Lighting @ La Plaza Park
Santa, crafts, petting zoo, tree lighting, snow
Dana Point 12/02/2017 0-12
Grand Opening Event @ Sendero Marketplace
Music, games, balloon art, photo booth
Rancho Mission Viejo 12/02/2017 0-17
Kids Workshops @ The Home Depot-Huntington Beach (North)
Fun and education hands-on projects
Huntington Beach 12/02/2017 5-12!
Kids Workshops @ The Home Depot-Anaheim (West)
Fun and education hands-on projects
Anaheim 12/02/2017 5-12!
Boat Rides with Santa @ Dana Point Harbor
20 minute harbor cruise with Santa
Dana Point 12/02/2017 0-15
Tree Lighting Ceremony @ Downtown Anaheim
Tree lighting, craft, snow, train rides
Anaheim 12/02/2017 0-17
Merry Movie Night- "Elf" @ Baby Beach
Crafts, movie
Dana Point 12/02/2017 1-17
Kids Workshops @ The Home Depot-Fullerton
Fun and education hands-on projects
Fullerton 12/02/2017 5-12!
Kids Workshops @ The Home Depot-Stanton
Fun and education hands-on projects
Stanton 12/02/2017 5-12!
Kids Workshops @ The Home Depot-Westminster
Fun and education hands-on projects
Westminster 12/02/2017 5-12!
Kidx- Cookies With Mrs.Claus @ Westminster Mall
Stories, cookie decorating
Westminster 12/02/2017 1-12
Kids Workshops @ The Home Depot-Anaheim (East)
Fun and education hands-on projects
Anaheim 12/02/2017 5-12!
Kids Workshops @ The Home Depot-Brea
Fun and education hands-on projects
Brea 12/02/2017 5-12!
Puttin On the Glitz @ Downtown San Clemente
Santa, train rides
San Clemente 12/02/2017 1-12
Santa's Village by the Sea @ San Clemente Community Center
Tree lighting, Santa, snow, games, crafts
San Clemente 12/02/2017 1-12
Candy Caneland & Craft Fair @ Ehlers Community Center
Snow slides, petting zoo, food and games
Buena Park 12/02/2017 0-17
Redwood Hike @ Carbon Canyon Regional Park
1.1 mile easy hike
Brea 12/02/2017 3-17
Christmas at The Casa @ Casa Romantica
Music, crafts, cookies, Santa
San Clemente 12/02/2017 2-12
Kids Workshops @ The Home Depot-Cypress
Fun and education hands-on projects
Cypress 12/02/2017 5-12!
Winter Wonderland @ St. Isidore Historical Plaza
Santa, Tree Lighting, Snow Play
Los Alamitos 12/02/2017 1-12
Kids Workshops @ The Home Depot-La Habra
Fun and education hands-on projects
La Habra 12/02/2017 5-12!
Story Time in the Garden @ Orange County Great Park
Stories, songs, games
Irvine 12/03/2017 3-8
Winter Wonderland @ Irvine City Hall
Holiday Concert, Santa
Irvine 12/03/2017 3-17
Free Family Day @ Orange County Museum of Art
Free live performances, art projects
Newport Beach 12/03/2017 2-17
Holiday Open House @ Corona Del Mar Library
Crafts, magician
Corona Del Mar 12/03/2017 1-15
Family Festival @ Bowers Museum
Music, crafts, face painting
Santa Ana 12/03/2017 2-17
Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony @ Old Towne Orange Plaza
Tree lighting & carols
Orange 12/03/2017 0-17
Caring Santa @ The Shops at Mission Viejo
Pictures with Santa for children with special needs
Mission Viejo 12/03/2017 0-17
The Grinch & The Nutcracker @ Bella Terra
Ballet performance
Huntington Beach 12/03/2017 1-17
Sensitive Santa @ Westminster Mall
Pictures with Santa for children with special needs
Westminster 12/03/2017 0-17
Caring Santa @ Brea Mall
Pictures with Santa for children with special needs
Brea 12/03/2017 0-17
D. Yoder Family Sundays @ Casa Romantica
Free admission, kids program
San Clemente 12/03/2017 4-17
Target Free Day @ Children's Museum at La Habra
Workshops, performances, free entrance
La Habra 12/03/2017 1-10
Tree Lighting Ceremony @ Civic Center Sunken Gardens
Tree lighting, sing carols, Santa
Westminster 12/04/2017 0-17
Mini Model Build @ Lego Store - Costa Mesa
Build a cool mini model and take it home
Costa Mesa 12/05/2017 6-14!
Mini Model Build @ Lego Store - Mission Viejo
Build a cool mini model and take it home
Mission Viejo 12/05/2017 6-14!
Tree Lighting Celebration @ Village Green Park
Tree lighting, Santa, music, refreshments
Garden Grove 12/05/2017 0-17
Mini Model Build @ Lego Store - Anaheim
Build a cool mini model and take it home
Anaheim 12/05/2017 6-14!
Holiday Sing and Tree Lighting @ Cypress Civic Center
Santa, train rides, cookie decorating, games
Cypress 12/05/2017 1-17
Preschool Martial Arts @ Fairmont Private Schools - Anaheim Hills
Martial arts class
Anaheim 12/06/2017 2-5!
Pajama-Rama @ Yorba Linda Library
Storytime in PJ
Yorba Linda 12/06/2017 0-10
Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony @ Central Park - La Palma
Performances, Santa, crafts
La Palma 12/06/2017 0-17
Kid's Crafts and Dog Costumes @ Bella Terra
Make ornaments
Huntington Beach 12/07/2017 1-12
Tree Lighting @ Brea Civic and Cultural Center
Tree lighting, performances, Santa
Brea 12/07/2017 1-17
Tree Lighting @ Tustin Library Courtyard
Tree lighting, carols, entertainment
Tustin 12/08/2017 0-17
Fabulous Fridays @ Newport Beach Central Library
Stories, Crafts
Newport Beach 12/08/2017 4-9
Annual Boat Parade of Lights @ Dana Point Harbor
Watch parade of decorated boats
Dana Point 12/08/2017 0-17
Free Santa Photos @ Dana Point Harbor
Free pictures with Santa
Dana Point 12/08/2017 0-12
Christmas Tree Lighting @ Buena Park City Hall
Santa, tree lighting, holiday entertainment
Buena Park 12/08/2017 2-17
Photos with Santa @ Roger's Gardens
Free pictures with Santa
Corona Del Mar 12/09/2017 1-10
Shellmaker Island Discovery Tour @ Back Bay Science Center
Learn about Shellmaker Island’s rich history
Newport Beach 12/09/2017 5-17
Laguna Niguel Holiday Parade
Marching bands, floats, exotic cars, Santa
Laguna Niguel 12/09/2017 0-17
Family Game Day @ Balboa Library - Balboa
Board Game Fun
Balboa 12/09/2017 3-17
Carolers @ Bella Terra
Carolers
Huntington Beach 12/09/2017 1-17
Whale Walk and Talk @ Dana Point Nature Interpretive Center
Nature walk, learn about whales
Dana Point 12/09/2017 6-17
Wetland Tour @ Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve
Free public tours
Huntington Beach 12/09/2017 4-17
Breakfast with Santa @ Marina Community Center
Santa, bounce house
Seal Beach 12/09/2017 1-10
Children's Garden Workshop Series @ Orange County Great Park
Learn about gardening
Irvine 12/10/2017 3-9!
Old Town Irvine Tour @ La Quinta Inn
Docent-led walking tour
Irvine 12/10/2017 5-17
Pet Photo Night @ The Shops at Mission Viejo
Pet photos with Santa
Mission Viejo 12/10/2017 1-12
Feliz Navidad @ Bella Terra
Mariachi, dance, kids craft
Huntington Beach 12/10/2017 1-17
Restoration Day @ Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve
Restore the Wetlands
Huntington Beach 12/10/2017 6-17
Holiday Concert @ Ehlers Community Center
Performance by Buena Park Community Chorus
Buena Park 12/10/2017 0-17
Menorah Lighting Ceremony @ Fashion Island
Chanukah activities
Newport Beach 12/12/2017 0-17
Holiday Family Night @ Fullerton Public Library
Stories, puppets, craft
Fullerton 12/12/2017 1-12
14th Anniversary Celebration @ Etnies Skate Park
Free admission, music, skateboarding contests
Lake Forest 12/13/2017 7-17
Christmas Boat Parade
One of the top ten holiday happenings!
Newport Beach 12/13/2017 0-17
Winter Wonderland @ Fairmont Private Schools - Anaheim Hills
Snow, Santa
Anaheim 12/13/2017 0-17
Read with the Dogs @ Fullerton Public Library
Read to dogs
Fullerton 12/13/2017 5-10
Holiday Caroling Concerts @ Lake Forest City Hall
Christmas carols
Lake Forest 12/14/2017 1-17
Science Night @ Dana Point Community Center
Family science fun
Dana Point 12/14/2017 3-12
Winter Movie in the Park @ Lake Forest Sports Park
Watch "How the Grinch Stole Christmas"
Lake Forest 12/15/2017 2-17
Snoopy House @ Costa Mesa City Hall
Holiday scenes with Peanuts characters
Costa Mesa 12/15/2017 0-17
Paws & Pals @ Once Upon a Storybook
Read aloud to a dog
Tustin 12/15/2017 5-12
Train Rides @ Fairview Park
Train Rides
Costa Mesa 12/16/2017 2-17
Dinosaurs Galore! @ Yorba Linda Library
Dinosaur show
Yorba Linda 12/16/2017 2-12
Lego Fun Day @ Fullerton Public Library
Legos
Fullerton 12/16/2017 3-12
Kids'Art Studio @ Laguna Art Museum
Create a piece of art
Laguna Beach 12/17/2017 5-17
Brunch with Santa @ Bella Terra
Santa, breakfast buffet
Huntington Beach 12/17/2017 1-12
International Celebration of Christmas @ Old World
Reenactment of the First Nativity
Huntington Beach 12/17/2017 2-17
Holiday Festival @ The Muckenthaler Cultural Center
Art workshops, live music, Santa
Fullerton 12/17/2017 0-17
Menorah Lighting Ceremony @ Outlets at San Clemente
Entertainment, balloons, traditional activities
San Clemente 12/17/2017 0-17
Family Movie @ Fullerton Public Library
Family movies
Fullerton 12/21/2017 2-15
Noon Year's Eve Celebration @ Mission Viejo City Hall
Crafts, music
Mission Viejo 12/31/2017 1-12
New Year's Eve Celebration @ Fullerton Downtown Plaza
Kids' activities, entertainment, fireworks
Fullerton 12/31/2017 2-17
Peters Canyon Regional Park
Hiking/biking, picnic area
Orange 01/01/2018 0-17
Santiago Oaks Regional Park
Playgrounds, hiking/biking, picnic area, interpretive center
Orange 01/01/2018 0-17
Getting Friendly with Fungi @ The Reserve at Rancho Mission Viejo
Lecture and learning about fungi
San Juan Capistrano 01/16/2018 8-17!
Muffins and Crafts with Mom @ Fairmont Private Schools - Anaheim Hills
Make a recipe holder
Anaheim 05/02/2018 2-8
Wading Pool @ Valencia Park
Wading pool
Fullerton 05/31/2018 1-13
Larwin Spray Pool @ Larwin Park
Spray Pad
Buena Park 06/18/2018 1-13

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