Monday 20th October 2014,

Things To Do in Orange County

Orange County things to do, including free places to go, events, attractions, family fun and weekend trips!


Oktoberfest Inland Empire 2012

Oktoberfest Inland Empire 2012

Oktoberfest 2012 in the Inland Empire presents no shortage of opportunities to wash down your pretzels with beer, brats and dancing throughout Riverside and San Bernardino counties! Big Bear Lake Oktoberfest Big Bear is hands down the most talked about Oktobfest in the I.E. As I.E. Weekly reports, you might as well be in Germany, [...]

September 19, 2012 ThingsToDo

Batman Live – Anaheim & Los Angeles – Review

Batman Live – Anaheim & Los Angeles – Review

If you’re looking for fun with the family, Batman Live pitted all your favorite Batman villains against Bruce Wayne, Dick Grayson, and Alfred. The cast and crew put on a wonderful display of magic, pyrotechnics, choreography, and design.  The wardrobes included bits and pieces that alluded to each of the Batman epics from the 1990s. [...]

September 6, 2012 Alex C Payne

Casey’s Cupcakes @ The Mission Inn Riverside

Casey’s Cupcakes @ The Mission Inn Riverside

Casey’s Cupcakes at the Mission Inn in Riverside is something that needs to be experienced. The moment you walk in you’re flooded with delightful pink packages and the warm inviting sight of fresh cupcakes. Don’t let the name fool you though, they are way more than just Cupcakes. From back to school merchandise to delicious [...]

August 15, 2012 John D.

OC Brew Ha Ha 2012

OC Brew Ha Ha 2012

The OC Brew Ha Ha 2012 will be a blast, with over 175 craft and import beers from around the world from 70 award winning breweries on Saturday, September 8, 2012. [...]

August 9, 2012 ThingsToDo

Summer Slaughter Tour 2012 @ The Grove of Anaheim August 25′th

Summer Slaughter Tour 2012 @ The Grove of Anaheim August 25′th

The Summer Slaughter Tour 2012 on August 25 at the Grove in Anaheim is a great way to commemorate a summer full of extreme musical festivals. This summer the tour has been making its rounds throughout North America and Southern California is fortunate to have this amazing line-up making a stop in Anaheim. The roster [...]

August 6, 2012 Matthew B

San Clemente Ocean Festival

San Clemente Ocean Festival

  Looking to escape the Inland Empire heat this weekend? Jump on a Metrolink train and head down to the 35th Annual San Clemente Ocean Festival, “The Greatest Show on Surf.” The festival has a variety of events Saturday and Sunday for everyone in the family to enjoy. Saturday’s events include an early morning Children’s [...]

July 20, 2012 Rachel P

Hootenanny 2012 Review/Pics

Hootenanny 2012 Review/Pics

Hootenanny 2012 was set to be one of the best concerts of the year. They kept adding and adding to their amazing line up and the show just looked like it would be nothing short of amazing. Of course, there was no way this fest was going to be anything but spectacular considering that the [...]

July 16, 2012 John D.

Dairy Queen Miracle Treat Day

Dairy Queen Miracle Treat Day

Dairy Queen and the Children’s Miracle Hospital Network have teamed up for Dairy Queen’s Miracle Treat Day! Thursday, July 26th, 2012, at all participating Dairy Queen’s one dollar, or more, from every Blizzard purchase will go towards helping out the Children’s Miracle Hospital Network. This is a great cause that greatly helps out all of [...]

July 15, 2012 John D.

Orange County Fair 2012 – Info / Photos

Orange County Fair 2012 – Info / Photos

It’s that time of year again…fair season! Friday the 13th  of July starts us off with the very popular Orange County Fair! Although it is technically smaller than the Los Angeles County Fair, it’s hardly noticeable with the wide variety of food and shopping opportunities. Grab your friends and just eat your way through the [...]

July 13, 2012 Ashley

Pacific Festival: The Dunes

Pacific Festival: The Dunes

**Photo/Editorial Review September 3, 2012** Pacific Festival: The Dunes rocked Newport Beach on Sept. 2, bringing Orange County the the hint of sun, easy living and fun that it’s known for. The event seemed almost like Coachella, but without the hippy element. Full of young, college-aged people, the Pacific Festival exemplifies a youthful West Coast. [...]

July 5, 2012 Kris

Born-Free in Oak Canyon Ranch

Born-Free in Oak Canyon Ranch

In its most basic state, a motorcycle is two wheels and an engine. It is a vehicle, rebellious, the original “cool”. But the bike itself, beyond just being a mode of transportation, is something of culturally symbolic. Beyond the bike is the rider, the enthusiast and of course, the motorcycle club. And for those motorcycle [...]

June 29, 2012 Michael Tesauro

4th of July Newport Beach Fireworks Cruises – Photo & Editorial Review

4th of July Newport Beach Fireworks Cruises – Photo & Editorial Review

**Photo & Editorial Review dated July 5, 2012** The Fourth of July is certainly one of Newport Beach’s busiest days. If you’ve never experienced Newport Beach on Independence Day, make sure to drive carefully; there’s people everywhere. Indeed, it’s a popular place not only for young people, but for families who host barbeques in the [...]

June 28, 2012 Kris

Cars Land Opens at Disney California Adventure

Cars Land Opens at Disney California Adventure

Cars Land, the newest themed area of Disney California Adventure, opened on June 15, 2012, with the high tech Radiator Springs Racers stealing the show. The new signature ride has been the talk of the town and has put the newly renovated California Adventure back on the map. Even the famous Mythbusters, took a trip [...]

June 18, 2012 ThingsToDo

Hootenanny 2012 Tickets / Lineup

Hootenanny 2012 Tickets / Lineup

Make sure you keep Saturday, July 7th open because the good folks over at Goldenvoice have announced this years acts at Hootenanny! This year Hootenanny is going to be in Irvine again at Oak Canyon Ranch. This year is going to be something extra special for all you Rancid fans out there. [...]

June 16, 2012 John D.

Hiking in Inland Southern California!

Hiking in Inland Southern California!

Looking for something to do this summer that’s fun and easy on the wallet? Go hiking! Southern California has an overwhelming number of hiking trails. From Joshua Tree to Los Angeles there are literally a lifetime of trails to explore. Since there are really too many trails to choose from we’ve compiled a small list [...]

June 15, 2012 Matthew B

All-Stars Tour 2012 @ City National Grove of Anaheim

All-Stars Tour 2012 @ City National Grove of Anaheim

Remember all those crazy and interchangeable metalcore bands you thought were completely amazing during your junior year of high school? Well, a good number of them just happen to be convening at the City National Grove of Anaheim August 8 during the All-Stars Tour. Riverside’s very own Suicide Silence is headlining the nationwide tour along [...]

May 30, 2012 Matthew Bramlett

Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony @ The Pacific Symphony

Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony @ The Pacific Symphony

The Pacific Symphony has had an amazing classical season this year and is bringing it to a close on May31st-June 3rd. This year will be closed out by one of the most famous pieces of music, Beethoven’s 9th Symphony! On June 2nd the Pacific Symphony will also do their very first “Pacific Symphony Plazacast”. What [...]

May 27, 2012 John D.

Memorial Day Weekend 2012 – Inland Empire

Memorial Day Weekend 2012 – Inland Empire

Wondering what to do this Memorial Day weekend? Well, we’ve compiled a little list to give everyone some ideas on what there is to do in your neck of the woods! Knots Berry Farm- Free Admission for Vets Ace Hotel- Lots of events for Memorial Day Weekend UCLA Jazz/Reggae Festival- Great acts and great music  [...]

May 24, 2012 John D.

Rise Against @ Honda Center Anaheim

Rise Against @ Honda Center Anaheim

Rise Against has announced it’s North American tour already with a date at the Honda Center. Tickets are going on sale May 24th, 2012 at 10 am and will be available May 25th 2012 at the Honda Center box office. They’ll be making their only Southern California stop on September 29th 2012. This tour comes [...]

May 22, 2012 John D.

Los Angeles Lakers @ Citizens Busines Bank Arena – Ontario 2012

Los Angeles Lakers @ Citizens Busines Bank Arena – Ontario 2012

The Los Angeles Lakers have announced their preseason home schedule for the 2012-13 season. They’ll be playing one game at the Citizens Business Bank Arena on October 10th and also one at the Honda Center on October 16th. This is a great opportunity to catch an early game and get to see The Los Angeles [...]

May 14, 2012 John D.

2012 Strawberry Festivals in Oxnard and Garden Grove

2012 Strawberry Festivals in Oxnard and Garden Grove

Attention all strawberry fans and fanatics…ready to sample every type of strawberry concoction imaginable? On the 19th and 20th Oxnard makes your strawberry dreams possible by hosting the “2012 California Strawberry Festival”! If you can’t make Oxnard (or have a serious strawberry addiction), you can always attend the “Garden Grove Strawberry Festival” on the 25th [...]

May 10, 2012 Ashley

Powerhouse 2012 – Lineup

Powerhouse 2012 – Lineup

POWER 106, Where Hip Hop lives, proudly announces the lineup for Powerhouse 2012. Once again the live Hip Hop event of the summer, Powerhouse 2012 will feature a massive lineup – everything from West Coast artists Snoop Dogg, Kendrick Lamar and YG, to chart topping artists, J.Cole, Young Jeezy, T.I. plus breakout star TYGA [...]

May 7, 2012 ThingsToDo

Dana Wharf Sportsfishing & Whale Watching Review

Dana Wharf Sportsfishing & Whale Watching Review

We wandered beyond the I.E. to the Dana Wharf in Orange County this past weekend for some whale watching adventures. If you are looking for a relaxing and fun day trip activity, considering heading down the 91/261/I-5 to Dana Point for a wonderful day at the wharf. [...]

May 1, 2012 David Szwarcsztejn

Jennifer Lopez, Enrique Iglesias @ Honda Center – August 11, 2012

Jennifer Lopez, Enrique Iglesias @ Honda Center – August 11, 2012

Pop and Latin music icons don’t get any bigger than this! Enrique Iglesias, Jennifer Lopez and Wisin Y Yandel announced today they will tour together this summer hitting nearly 20 cities nationwide, including an Orange County show Saturday, August 11 at Honda Center. [...]

April 30, 2012 ThingsToDo

Cinco de Mayo 2012 in the Inland Empire & Southern California

Cinco de Mayo 2012 in the Inland Empire & Southern California

Cinco de Mayo weekend in the Inland Empire will have plenty of ways to celebrate Mexican heritage and pride. [...]

April 11, 2012 ThingsToDo

Bootlegger’s Brewery 4th Anniversary Party

Bootlegger’s Brewery 4th Anniversary Party

Bootlegger's Brewery in Fullerton, famous for their Knuckle Sandwich, has announced their Fourth Anniversary on Friday, April 13th, 2012 from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at the Muckenthaler Center in Fullerton. [...]

March 25, 2012 ThingsToDo

Cars Land @ Disney California Adventure – Opens June 15

Cars Land @ Disney California Adventure – Opens June 15

Disney reports that Cars Land, the newest themed area in Disney California Adventure, will open on June 15, 2012, and we’ll have a full report for you at the grand opening! Image if you could have been there for the opening of Tomorrowland, Adventureland or other famous Disney themed areas (or maybe you were). This [...]

March 17, 2012 ThingsToDo

OC Fair 2012

OC Fair 2012

The Orange County Fair 2012 is a while away, but the summer concert lineup has been announced, including Willie Nelson, Weird Al, Young the Giant, Sheryl Crow and more at The Pacific Amphitheater! [...]

March 13, 2012 ThingsToDo

Musink 2012

Musink 2012

The Musink Festival is coming to the OC Fairgrounds on March 2nd through 4th with Tiger Army, New Found Glory, Alkaline Trio, Against Me and more rocking the fairgrounds while spectators enjoy some of the best tattoo artists from the IE, So Cal and beyond! [...]

February 24, 2012 ThingsToDo

Warped Tour 2012 – Pomona / Irvine

Warped Tour 2012 – Pomona / Irvine

Warped Tour 2012 is just around the corner on Friday, June 22 in Pomona at the Fairplex, with a stop in Irvine on Thursday, June 21 at Hidden Valley Park. [...]

February 21, 2012 ThingsToDo