Anaheim/Orange County Calendar of Events

The Calendar of Events provides a comprehensive look at what’s happening in and around Orange County. Enjoy special events, concerts, festivals, sporting events, art exhibits, exclusive sales and more on your visit to Orange County.

Also, be sure to check out our list of top annual Anaheim/Orange County Events.

April 2014

Wed, 01/01/2014 to Wed, 04/30/2014
Categories:
Annual, Family Fun, Outdoor Activities
The Gray Whale makes the most spectacular and longest mass migration of any marine mammal. Tens of thousands of gray whales migrate annually along... read more
Sat, 01/25/2014 to Sun, 04/20/2014
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Family Fun, Special Events
Animal Grossology gets to the nitty-gritty of some of the yuckiest stuff found in the animal kingdom! This unique exhibit combines scientific... read more
Sat, 02/08/2014 to Sun, 05/18/2014
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Culture and History, Family Fun, Holiday and Seasonal, Special Events, Visual Arts and Exhibits
In recognition of the 60th anniversary of the Philharmonic Society of Orange County and its 21st and final season of Dean Corey’s leadership,... read more
Sun, 02/23/2014 to Mon, 06/02/2014
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Visual Arts and Exhibits
On loan from the Diane and E. Gene Crain Collection is a selection of paintings by California artist Millard Sheets (1907–1989) curated by... read more
Sun, 02/23/2014 to Mon, 06/02/2014
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Special Events, Visual Arts and Exhibits
Dana Harel’s first museum exhibition in the U.S. presents a new series of work, Between Dreams and Nightmares, on display in the museum’s... read more
Sun, 02/23/2014 to Mon, 06/02/2014
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Special Events, Visual Arts and Exhibits
Wayne Thiebaud is one of the world’s most popular and respected painters. Born in 1920, he has lived for most of his life in Sacramento,... read more
Sun, 03/09/2014 to Sat, 05/10/2014
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Food and Wine, Special Events
Save the Date! Chuck Jones Center for Creativity invites you and a guest to the 4th Annual Red Dot Auction for an evening of art, auction,... read more
Wed, 03/19/2014 to Thu, 04/17/2014
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Family Fun, Special Events
Gina Latora, artist and educator, has been providing art classes for children and preschoolers in Orange and Los Angeles Counties for over eighteen... read more
Sat, 03/22/2014 to Fri, 05/09/2014
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Special Events
This annual exhibition gets a makeover by adding more prizes, awards, and a solo show! This multi-disciplinary survey of art, selected from over 700... read more
Fri, 03/28/2014 to Mon, 04/28/2014
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Culture and History, Family Fun, Performing Arts, Special Events
World Premiere Play, Directed by Martin Benson   A nursing home in northern Idaho is shutting down. Only three patients remain—and... read more
Sat, 03/29/2014 to Sun, 04/20/2014
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Annual, Culture and History, Family Fun, Special Events, Visual Arts and Exhibits
Pop in March 29 to April 20 for the return of Bubblefest XVIII, the interactive spring break spectacular at Taco Bell Discovery Science Center!... read more
LA KISS
Tue, 04/01/2014 to Wed, 04/30/2014
Categories:
Family Fun, Holiday and Seasonal, Sports
Saturday, April 5: 7:00 p.m. vs. Portland Saturday, April 12: 7:00 p.m. vs. Cleveland Saturday, April 26: 7:00 p.m. vs. San Jose
Tue, 04/01/2014 to Wed, 04/30/2014
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Family Fun, Holiday and Seasonal, Sports
Tuesday, April 1: 7:05 p.m. vs. Mariners (Promotions: Mike Trout Bobblehead) Wednesday, April 2: 7:05 p.m. vs. Mariners (Promotions:... read more
Tue, 04/01/2014 to Wed, 04/30/2014
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Family Fun, Holiday and Seasonal, Sports
Friday, April 4: 7:00 p.m. vs. UC Davis Saturday, April 5: 6:00 p.m. vs. UC Davis Sunday, April 6: 1:00 p.m. vs. UC Davis Friday, April... read more
Tue, 04/01/2014 to Wed, 04/30/2014
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Family Fun, Holiday and Seasonal, Sports
Wednesday, April 2: 7:00 p.m. vs. Oilers Friday, April 4: 7:00 p.m. vs. Predators Wednesday, April 9: 7:30 p.m. vs. Sharks... read more
Fri, 04/04/2014 to Mon, 04/28/2014
This dark drama deals with the sibling rivalry between two estranged brothers who have recently reconnected. The younger brother, Austin, is a... read more
Sat, 04/05/2014 to Wed, 07/02/2014
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Special Events, Visual Arts and Exhibits
SOCO and The OC Mix have announced "Art OC @TheMix" a pop-up gallery series celebrating some of the finest artists in Orange County. Art OC... read more
Sat, 04/05/2014 to Mon, 04/28/2014
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Family Fun, Sports
April 5 vs OKC Energy at 7 p.m.  April 12 vs Sacramento Republic FC at 7 p.m.  April 24 vs Harrisburg City Islanders at... read more
Sun, 04/06/2014 to Sat, 10/04/2014
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Family Fun, Special Events, Sports
Up to bat at the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum is a new showcase that displays the colorful history between our Presidents and the... read more
Tue, 04/08/2014 to Wed, 04/23/2014
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Food and Wine, Special Events
Want to learn more about wine? You’re invited to attend a 3-part course on wine basics at the Neptune School at LCA Wine at SoCo in Costa Mesa... read more
Tue, 04/08/2014 to Sat, 05/03/2014
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Culture and History, Special Events, Visual Arts and Exhibits
Transcendence, LCAD’s inaugural exhibition of works of art by senior students in LCAD’s Illustration major, surpasses the limits of... read more
Fri, 04/11/2014 to Sun, 05/11/2014
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Culture and History, Performing Arts, Special Events
"Weird Fiction" presents the works of Southern California based artists Alex Wasbin and Evan "Stink" Rossell. Together they... read more
Sat, 04/12/2014 to Sun, 04/27/2014
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Annual, Family Fun, Food and Wine, Live Entertainment, Nightlife, Outdoor Activities, Special Events, Visual Arts and Exhibits
The second annual Knott's Berry Bloom returns this spring season with larger-than-life displays of beautiful spring colors, interactive family-... read more
Sat, 04/12/2014 to Fri, 07/11/2014
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Culture and History, Special Events, Visual Arts and Exhibits
Explore the art of “Gregg Stone – Painter” at the Festival of Arts satellite gallery foaSOUTH on display ... read more
Sun, 04/13/2014 to Mon, 05/05/2014
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Culture and History, Live Entertainment, Performing Arts, Special Events
by Rachel Bonds Directed by Daniella Topol Jamie enjoys a quiet life in his small Pennsylvania town, fixing up his grandfather's old lake house... read more
Anaheim Ducks
Mon, 04/14/2014 to Wed, 04/30/2014
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Family Fun, Sports
Game              Date         ... read more
Thu, 04/17/2014 to Sun, 04/20/2014
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Culture and History, Family Fun, Special Events, Visual Arts and Exhibits
The first ever bi-annual Mermade Market hosted in the charming Dana Point Community House. A Handmade-only market featuring handmade arts including... read more
Thu, 04/17/2014
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Food and Wine, Special Events, Visual Arts and Exhibits
Palates and Palettes is the Center’s series of wine and painting. These classes are modeled around the popular Pinot and Picasso classes;... read more
Fri, 04/18/2014
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Family Fun
Good Friday Breakfast is a major community event, bringing 700 local leaders and residents together for an inspirational morning of praise and... read more
Fri, 04/18/2014
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Culture and History, Special Events, Visual Arts and Exhibits
LCAD MFA Presents American figurative painter Ann Gale. She is known for her portrait paintings which consist of an accumulation of small color... read more
Sat, 04/19/2014
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Concerts, Special Events
Living Tradition Concerts presents Cathy Barton and Dave Para with special guest Aedan MacDonnell. Cathy Barton and Dave Para give dynamic... read more
Sat, 04/19/2014
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Family Fun, Live Entertainment, Performing Arts
The Maple Youth Ballet presents Cinderella, performed under the guidance of Artistic Director and award-winning Choreographer, Charles Maple. The... read more
Sat, 04/19/2014 to Sun, 04/20/2014
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Annual, Family Fun, Holiday and Seasonal, Outdoor Activities, Special Events
How do you like your eggs? Scrambled? Fried? Or Plastic filled with treats? You can get them either way during the 8th annual Easter Festival and... read more
Sun, 04/20/2014
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Culture and History, Family Fun, Holiday and Seasonal, Live Entertainment, Special Events
Come celebrate Easter at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater in Irvine. Services are Sunday, April 20 at 9 a.m. and 11:15 a.m. and will include... read more
Sun, 04/20/2014
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Family Fun, Food and Wine, Holiday and Seasonal, Special Events
Featured items: Breakfast Station, Omelet Station, Seafood Station, Pasta Station, Kids Station, Dessert Station and hot entrees including Cajun... read more
Sun, 04/20/2014
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Annual, Family Fun, Food and Wine, Holiday and Seasonal
The Pavilions Seating from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. $115 per adult / $57.50 per child ages 3 to 12 Children will enjoy a cookie decorating station and a... read more
Sun, 04/20/2014
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Annual, Family Fun, Special Events
The Back Bay Bistro at Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort, which has been named one of Southern California's "Top 10 brunch destinations"... read more
Sun, 04/20/2014
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Family Fun, Holiday and Seasonal, Live Entertainment, Special Events
Join Hornblower Cruises & Events and hop onboard a Hornblower yacht for a two-hour Easter Brunch Cruise to remember. Enjoy ever-changing water... read more
Wed, 04/23/2014 to Sun, 05/04/2014
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Culture and History, Family Fun, Visual Arts and Exhibits
by Adam Rapp Directed by Crispin Whittell Ellis Shook lives alone in a small duplex apartment in Paducah, Kentucky. He works nights buffing floors,... read more
Thu, 04/24/2014 to Fri, 05/02/2014
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Annual, Culture and History, Family Fun, Holiday and Seasonal, Performing Arts, Special Events
If Sundance is too cold and Cannes is too far, the Newport Beach Film Festival may be just the ticket for film buffs. Celebrated as one of the... read more
Thu, 04/24/2014 to Mon, 04/28/2014
Categories:
Culture and History, Family Fun, Special Events
The Spring Garden Show is in its 25th annual year at South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa. The Show boast over 70 vendors who support native plants to... read more
Thu, 04/24/2014
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Culture and History, Special Events
Dayle McIntosh Disability Resource Center's 26th Annual "Apple of Our Eye" Recognition Luncheon. Dayle McIntosh Center, one of... read more
Thu, 04/24/2014
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Annual, Special Events
Meet face to face with multiple decision makers hiring sales, business development, marketing, retail and sales management professionals across many... read more
Thu, 04/24/2014 to Mon, 04/28/2014
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Culture and History, Family Fun, Food and Wine, Sports
Nonprofit organization, Back to Natives, is among seven garden demos at this year's Spring Garden Show. They will be selling California-native... read more
Fri, 04/25/2014 to Mon, 04/28/2014
Categories:
Family Fun, Special Events
Hundreds of animals looking for a forever home.
Fri, 04/25/2014 to Mon, 04/28/2014
Categories:
Family Fun, Live Entertainment, Special Events
Touch and hold snakes, lizards and tarantulas in hands-on demonstrations.
Fri, 04/25/2014 to Mon, 04/28/2014
Categories:
Family Fun, Special Events
Design and create a 10-gallon aquarium.
Fri, 04/25/2014 to Mon, 04/28/2014
Categories:
Family Fun
Watch as these crime fighting dogs show how they serve and protect our community.
Fri, 04/25/2014 to Mon, 04/28/2014
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Family Fun, Live Entertainment, Special Events
Watch as these magnificent birds spread their wings and take flight.
Fri, 04/25/2014 to Mon, 04/28/2014
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Family Fun, Live Entertainment, Special Events
Jumps, tricks and flips by these four-legged, tail wagging pups.
Fri, 04/25/2014
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Concerts, Family Fun, Live Entertainment, Performing Arts
Direct from their phenomenally successful Broadway engagement, the internationally-acclaimed The Beatles concert, RAIN – A TRIBUTE TO THE... read more
Fri, 04/25/2014 to Mon, 04/28/2014
Categories:
Annual, Family Fun, Special Events
Dock jumping dogs. Watch these high-flying canines make a splash as they compete for longest jump.
Fri, 04/25/2014 to Sun, 04/27/2014
Categories:
Family Fun, Special Events
It’s all about bow-wow-wow, the cat’s meow…and everything in between for all creatures big and small! The 25th annual America... read more
Fri, 04/25/2014
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Concerts, Live Entertainment, Performing Arts, Special Events
Yoshiki, Asia’s foremost rock icon and multi talented music superstar, will kick off the world tour of his new live show – Yoshiki... read more
Fri, 04/25/2014 to Mon, 04/28/2014
Categories:
Annual, Family Fun, Special Events, Sports
You're invited to watch the exciting start of boats from all around the world set sail from the Balboa Pier in Newport Beach to Ensenada, Mexico... read more
Sat, 04/26/2014
Categories:
Family Fun, Special Events
BARK ‘n' BOWL has become a signature event for 4Life Animal Rescue over the last few years. Its success has helped to raise vital funds... read more
Sat, 04/26/2014
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Culture and History, Family Fun, Special Events
After the tremendous success of Betsy’s Colored Pencil workshop last August, the City of Brea Art Gallery is pleased to present another... read more
Sat, 04/26/2014 to Mon, 04/28/2014
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Family Fun, Live Entertainment, Outdoor Activities, Visual Arts and Exhibits
Music, art, classic cars and other trappings of the rockabilly culture will come together for the 5th annual West Coast Rockabilly Showdown set for... read more
Sat, 04/26/2014 to Sun, 04/27/2014
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Family Fun, Live Entertainment, Performing Arts, Special Events
A Family Series favorite is back by popular demand. Using the magic of illusion and without speaking a single word, Gale LaJoye teaches us how to... read more
Sun, 04/27/2014
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Family Fun, Food and Wine, Special Events
Enjoy food, wine and the opportunity to win a 2014 Acura ILX 5-speed sedan with premium package! Honda presents the 29th Annual For Our Children Food... read more
Sun, 04/27/2014
Categories:
Annual, Culture and History, Special Events, Sports
Enjoy a round of tennis for a great cause at “Serve It Up for Diabetes” hosted by Chapman Alpha Gamma Delta on Sunday April 27 from 9:30... read more
Sun, 04/27/2014
Categories:
Convention Center, Family Fun, Special Events, Visual Arts and Exhibits
The National College Fair allows students and parents to meet one-on-one with admission representatives from a wide range of national and... read more
Sun, 04/27/2014
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Special Events
The NACAC National College Fair allows students and parents to meet one-on-one with admission representatives from a wide range of national and... read more
Volunteer Fair
Tue, 04/29/2014
Categories:
Convention Center, Special Events
Come meet a wide variety of volunteer organizations, ask questions and learn more about the many ways to make a difference in your community. There... read more
Tue, 04/29/2014
Categories:
Special Events
You’re invited to the Official Brand and Retail Launch Party of DYLN Inspired on Tuesday, April 29, 2014 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at The OC... read more
Wed, 04/30/2014
Categories:
Family Fun, Nightlife
With the summer party season just around the corner, locals and guests of the St. Regis Monarch Beach are invited to perfect their margarita and... read more

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