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Orange County Entertainment

Orange County Entertainment is here to help you find Orange County Entertainment facilities and Entertainment related facilities, such as theaters, theme parks, water parks or any of a large number of other types of businesses which are entertainment related. This page is pertaining to the larger countywide facilities such as Disneyland, Knott's Berry Farm or the Orange County Perfoming Arts Center. If you are looking for information, not listed below, in a specific city, go to the Orange County city map page (in the right hand column), and click on a city to find what you're looking for.

Orange County Parks

Disneyland Park
1313 S Harbor Blvd
Anaheim, CA 92803
(714) 956-6425
Disneyland Resort
1313 S Harbor Blvd
Anaheim CA 92803
(714) 781-7290
Knott’s Berry Farm
8039 Beach Blvd
Buena Park, CA 90620
(714) 220-5200

Parks South Of
Orange County

Legoland
1 Legoland Dr
Carlsbad, CA
(760) 918-5346
Sea World San Diego
500 SeaWorld Dr
San Diego, CA 92109
(619) 226-3901

Parks North of
Orange County

Six Flags Magic Mountain
26101 Magic Mountain Pkwy
Valencia, CA 92355
(818) 367-5965
Universal Citywalk
(818) 622-4455
Universal Studios
(818) 622-4455

Theme Parks

Amusement Parks / Water Parks

Adventure City
10200 Beach Blvd
Stanton, CA 90680
(714) 236-9300
Balboa Fun Zone
600 E Bay Ave # B
Newport Beach, CA 92661
(949) 673-0408
Hurricane Harbor
26101 Magic Mountain Pkwy
Valencia, CA 92355
(818) 367-5965
Newport Dunes Resort
1131 Back Bay Dr
Newport Beach, CA 92660
(949) 729-3863
Newport Dunes Resort Marina
101 N Bayside Dr
Newport Beach, CA 92660
(949) 729-1100
Palace Entertainment / Palace Park
18300 Von Karman Ave # 900
Irvine, CA 92612
(949) 261-0404
Soak City U.S.A.
8039 Beach Blvd
Buena Park, CA 90620
(714) 220-5200
Wild Rivers Waterpark
8770 Irvine Center Dr
Irvine, CA 92618
(949) 768-9453 or (949) 768-WILD

Stage / Live Theater

Broadway On Tour / Ebell Theatre
625 French St
Santa Ana, CA
(714) 282-8148
Elizabeth Howard’s Curtain Call Dinner Theater
690 El Camino Real
Tustin, CA 92780
(714) 838-15540
Empire Theatre / Rude Guerilla Theater Company
200 N Broadway
Santa Ana, CA 92701
(714) 547-4688
Galaxy Concert Theatre
3503 S Harbor Blvd
Santa Ana, CA 92704
(714) 957-0600
Garden Grove Gem Theatre
12852 Main St
Garden Grove, CA 92840
(714) 636-7213
Garden Grove Playhouse
12001 Saint Mark St
Garden Grove, CA 92845
(714) 897-5122
Grove Theatre Center
12852 Main St
Garden Grove, CA 92840
(714) 741-9555
Hunger Artists Theatre Company
204 E 4th St
Santa Ana, CA 92701
(714) 547-9100
Huntington Beach Library Theater
Huntington Beach Playhouse
7111 Talbert Ave
Huntington Beach, CA 92648
(714) 375-0696
Imperial Theater
2640 W Woodland Dr
Anaheim, CA 92801
(714) 220-2524
Irvine Community Theatre
4 Williamsburg
Irvine, CA 92620
(949) 642-2553
Mystery Cafe / The Gourmet Detective
19800 MacArthur Blvd
Fountain Valley, CA 92612
(714) 979-2583
New Voices Playwrights Theatre
5576 E La Palma Ave
Anaheim Hills, CA 92807
(714) 821-6903
Orange County Center for Performing Arts
600 Town Center Dr
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(714) 755-4268
Family and festivals calendar





EVENTS, EXPOS, FESTIVALS

AIDS Walk Orange County - Participants will walk to raise money for AIDS research. Health expo, food festival and activities for children, including balloon creations, face painting and more. 7:30 a.m. June 5. UC Irvine Administration loop, UC Irvine campus. (949) 955-1400. www.aidswalk.org/oc.

Antique sale - More than 500 dealers showcase and sell antiques, home furnishings, decorative items and more. 8 a.m.-2 p.m. May 29. Long Beach Veterans Stadium, Lakewood Boulevard and Conant Street. Free-$5. (323) 655-5703. www.LongBeachAntiqueMarket.com.

Art & Architecture tour - The self-guided tour showcases private art collections and architecturally significant homes in Orange County. 10 a.m. June 5. Orange County Museum of Art, 850 San Clemente Drive, Newport Beach. $90. (949) 759-1122. www.ocma.net.

Art Workshop - Pablo Holocwan leads an art workshop in creating ornamental Peruvian llamas. Noon-2 p.m. May 29. Museum of Latin American Art, 628 Alamitos Ave., Long Beach. Free with museum admission. (562) 437-1689. www.molaa.org.

Bioluminescence Night Cruise - Participants can learn about the ability of some marine animals to glow in the dark. 10:30 p.m. June 4 & 8. The Ocean Institute, 24200 Dana Point Harbor Drive, Dana Point. $19-$22. Reservations required: (949) 496-2274, Ext. 0. www.ocean-institute.org.

Celebration of the Arts - The Yorba Linda Arts Alliance presents the festival, which features art exhibits, demonstrations and sales, food booths, entertainment on three stages and special activities for children. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. June 5. Yorba Linda Community Center, Hurless Barton Park. Free. (714) 996-1960. www.artsyl.org.

Coin, Stamp & Collectibles expo - The three-day show features a $3 million rare nickel and $10 million display of Civil War artifacts and recovered sunken treasure in addition to seminars, kids' treasure hunt and more. 10 a.m.-7 p.m. June 2 & 3; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. June 4. Long Beach Convention Center, 100 S. Pine Ave. $4-$8. (562) 436-3636. www.LongBeachShow.com.

Dia de San Juan Festival - Puerto Rican music, Caribbean food and vendors. 10 a.m.-7 p.m. June 5. Queen Mary Events Park, Long Beach. Free-$15. www.fiestalegre.net.

Family Arts Festival - More than 40 performers and interactive activities are featured on five stages. Music, dance and more. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. June 5. Cerritos Center, 12700 Center Court Drive. Free. (562) 916-8510. www.cerritoscenter.com.

"Family Day with OP_ERA" - Families and children can explore math, technology and art in the "OP_ERA Sonic Dimension" with a day of workshops, artist talks, film screenings and more. Noon-4 p.m. June 4. The Beall Center for Art and Technology, UC Irvine Campus. Free. http://beallcenter.uci.edu.

Fish fry and carnival - The Costa Mesa-Newport Harbor Lions Club presents rides, games, live bands, a baby contest and a Miss Costa Mesa beauty pageant. June 4 & 5. Lions Park, 570 W. 18th St., Costa Mesa. www.cmnhlions.com/fishfry.

Fullerton Market - There will be a beer garden, bands and a "Kids' Korner" with pony rides, the Moon Bounce, the Trackless Train, a face-painting station and petting zoo. 4-8:30 p.m. every Thu. through Oct. 20. Downtown Plaza on Wilshire Avenue between Harbor Boulevard and Pomona Avenue, Fullerton. Admission: Free. Tickets for children's activities: $2-$4. (714) 738-5332.

Holland Festival - The 16th annual event features art booths, bands, a Dutch street organ, games, Dutch Indo food, children's activities and a raffle drawing for two airline tickets to Amsterdam. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. May 29. Gemmrig Park, Long Beach. Free-$7. (818) 248-1173.

International Speedway Racing - It's fan-appreciation night at the motorcycle races. 6 p.m. June 4. Orange County Fairgrounds, 88 Fair Dr., Costa Mesa. Free-$12. (949) 492-9933. www.cmspeedway.com.

Marine Wildlife Cruise - Participants can see dolphins, sunfish, sea lions and more on this educational trip. 1 p.m. May 29. The Ocean Institute, 24200 Dana Point Dr., Dana Point. $19-$22. (949) 496-2274. www.ocean-institute.org.

Memorial Day celebration - A video tribute to America's "Un-Forgotten Veterans" - local service members of the Korean War. 10 a.m. May 28. Tustin High School Theater, 1171 El Camino Real, Tustin. Free. Registration required: (714) 731-6065.

Memorial picnic - The Buena Park Elks Lodge hosts firefighters, a fire truck, children's activities and horseshoe games. 1-6 p.m. May 29. Buena Park Elk Lodge, 7212 Melrose Ave. Free; food is $4.50 per person. (714) 522-2853.

Moscow State Circus - The stars of the circus include the Akishin Troupe, clowns, a trampoline act and more. 2 & 7 p.m. May 28 & 29. The Anaheim Convention Center, 800 W. Katella Ave. Also: 7 p.m. June 1 & 2. The Long Beach Convention Center, 300 E. Ocean Blvd. Print complimentary tickets online: www.moscowcircusstars.com.

"Natalie's Wish" fundraiser - The Cystinosis Research Foundation presents political journalist Morton Konracke as a guest speaker at the event to raise money to find a cure for the disease. 5 p.m. June 2. Four Seasons Hotel, Newport Beach. For more information, call (949) 809-2400.

Nature By Kayak - Guests 11 years old and up can explore the Newport Bay and its wildlife. Afternoon includes an introductory lesson in kayaking. 9 a.m. May 28. Upper Newport Bay Wildlife Preserve. $50-$55. Call for reservations: (562) 951-1630. www.aquariumofpacific.org.

OCFSA Gold Tournament - The Orange County Fire Services Association hosts the tournament to raise money for the proposed California Fire Museum. Noon June 1. Tijeras Creek Golf Course. (714) 284-0623 for more information.

"The Paws Cause" fundraiser -Actress Linda Blair and author Chris DeRose host an evening of fine dining and entertainment to benefit the nonprofit organization Last Chance for Animals. 6:30 p.m. June 1. Ciao's Italian Restaurant, 223 Marine Ave., Balboa Island. $60-$75. (949) 675-4070. www.lcanimal.org.

"Pyrate" Adventure Sails - Costumed historical characters introduce guests to the Golden Age of Sail. 12:30 p.m. June 11, 12, 18 & 19. The Ocean Institute, 24200 Dana Point Dr., Dana Point. $17-$33. (949) 496-2274. www.ocean-institute.org.

Saturday Sunrise Car Cruisers - Classic-auto owners share stories and showcase their cars. 6 a.m.-9 a.m. every Saturday. Magnolia and Adams streets, Huntington Beach. Free. (714) 375-0307.

Sesame Street Live - "Elmo's Coloring Book" - Explore colors with the gang from the children's television show. The show includes musical numbers such as "Fuzzy and Blue," "Red-Hot Tango" and more. 7 p.m. June 2; 10:30 a.m. & 7 p.m. June 3; 10:30 a.m. & 2 p.m. June 4; 1 & 4:30 p.m. June 5. Long Beach Performing Arts Center, Terrace Theater. $20-$35. (714) 740-2000. www.ticketmaster.com.

Sports Celebrity Poker Tournament - Join former Rams, Angels, Dodgers and Raiders team members in a no-limit poker tournament with cash prizes, door prizes and silent auction. Noon June 5. Hillel Foundation of Orange County, Bendat Hillel Center, One Federation Way, Irvine. $150. Registration required: www.ochillelpoker.ocm.

Spring Fair 2005 - With entertainment, more than 100 booths of handmade items for sale, food and more. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. May 28 & 29. 1720 Adams Ave., Costa Mesa. Free admission. (714) 641-3112. www.piecemakers.com.

"Story Time at Pirate's Cove" - Kids ages 2-4 and parents can enjoy stories while exploring the nautical world with hands-on discovery of seashells, books, crafts, singing, dancing and playing. 10:30-11:30 a.m. first and third Wed. The Newport Harbor Nautical Museum, 151 E. Coast Hwy., Newport Beach. Free. Reservations required. (949) 673-7863. www.nhnm.org.

Village Walking Tour - The guided tour of downtown Claremont will take visitors around the village area, historic Victorians and college and commercial buildings. 10 a.m. June 4. Historic Claremont Metrolink Depot, 200 W. First St. $5. Reservations required: (909) 621-0848.

Whale Watching Cruise - The monthly cruise offers a shipboard view of blue whales and other marine life. 1 p.m. May 29. The Ocean Institute, 24200 Dana Point Dr., Dana Point. $19-$22. (949) 496-2274. www.ocean-institute.org.

Whale Watching & Dolphin Excursions - Witness whales, dolphins and other sea creatures on narrated cruises. Dana Warf Sportfishing, 34675 Golden Lantern, Dana Point. $17-$20. (949) 496-5794, Ext. 7. www.danawharfsportfishing .com.

KID-FRIENDLY MUSEUMS

Bowers Kidseum, 1802 N. Main St., Santa Ana - Play musical instruments from around the world, explore discovery boxes filled with artifacts, experience ethnic fashion, enjoy masks, puppets, art projects, face painting, storytelling and more. Hours: Tue.-Fri., Special after-school art and cultural programs, call for details. Hours: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sat. & Sun. $5. (714) 480-1520. www.bowers.org.

California Science Center, 700 State Dr., Los Angeles - Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. Free, parking: $5-$10. (323) SCIENCE. www.casciencectr .org.

Children's Discovery Museum of North County, 2787 State St., Carlsbad - Hands-on science exhibits "Light & Color" and "Japanese Home Life" as well as two new party rooms in addition to expanded regular activities. Free-$6. (760) 720-0737. www.museumforchildren.org.

The Children's Museum at La Habra, 301 S. Euclid St. - Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Sat.; 1-5 p.m. Sun. $4-$5. (562) 905-9693. www.lhcm.org.

Discovery Science Center, 2500 N. Main St., Santa Ana - 20 new science exhibits including Virtual Volleyball, a 12-foot erupting geyser, musical laser harp, a wave tank, wind tunnel and more. All ages can try the 120 hands-on exhibits, participate in science demonstrations and watch 3-D movies. "Solar Cube" - 108-foot tilted solar cube that projects a spectacular array of fiber-optic colors nightly. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. $8.50-$11, 3-D Laser Theater an additional $1; parking: $3. (714) 542-CUBE. www.discoverycube.org.

Mission San Juan Capistrano, 31522 Camino Capistrano - Historical exhibits, displays, re-enactments and regularly scheduled special events for families. Hours: 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. $4-$6. (949) 234-1300.

Natural History Museum of Los Angeles, 900 Exposition Blvd. Los Angeles - Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. $1-$3. (213) 763-3348. www.nhm.org.

Natural History Museum of Orange County, 28373 Alicia Pkwy., Laguna Niguel. On display: Native American artifacts, Orange County fossils, Local butterflies, taxidermy-treated animals, microscopic fossils and painted murals. Visitors can learn about local environment, animals, habitats and other natural history subjects. Hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Wed.-Sun. $1-$2, parking, $3. (949) 831-3287. www.ocnha.mus.ca.us.

The Tucker Wildlife Sanctuary at Cal State Fullerton - Facilities include a natural history museum, two ponds and walking and hiking paths. Free-$5. 29322 Modjeska Canyon Rd., Modjeska Canyon. (714) 649-2760.

Zimmer Children's Museum, 6505 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles - Hours: 12:30-5 p.m. Tue.-Thu. & Sun. $3-$5. (323) 761-8989. www.zimmermuseum.org.

FUN CENTERS

The following establishments are family-friendly and feature a number of activities for entertainment, including miniature golf, batting cages, arcades, carnival rides and more. Call for hours of operation and more information.

Adventure City, 1238 S. Beach Blvd., Anaheim. $9.95-$12.95. (714) 236-9300. www.adventure city.com.

AMF Carter Lanes Bowling Center, 1501 S. Lemon St., Fullerton. (714) 526-7725. http://carterlanes.amfcenters.com.

AMF Valley View Lanes, 12141 Valley View St., Garden Grove. (714) 898-2507. http://valley viewlanes.amfcenters.com.

Balboa Fun Zone, 600 E. Bay Ave., Balboa. $1-$2. (949) 673-0408. www.balboafunzone.com.

Boomers!, 16800 Magnolia Ave., Fountain Valley. $1-$19.95. (714) 842-1111.

Boomers!, 3405 Michelson Dr., Irvine. $1-$19.95. (949) 559-8341.

Castle Park, 3500 Polk St., Riverside. $4.99-$22.99. (909) 785-3000.

Nickel! Nickel!, 7454 Edinger Ave., Huntington Beach. 5 cents-$1.95. (714) 847-2191.

Nickel! Nickel!, 23542 El Toro Rd., Lake Forest. 5 cents-$1.95. (949) 837-1020.

Pacific Park, Santa Monica Pier, 380 Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica. $1.25-$17. (310) 260-8744.

SpeedZone Los Angeles, 17871 Castleton St., City of Industry. $5-$29.95. (626) 913- 9663. www.speedzone.com.

Super Games Arcade, 305 E. 4th St., Santa Ana. (714) 547-7855.
Orange County Crazies
809 N Main St
Santa Ana, CA 92701
(714) 550-9890
Orange County Feminist Theatre
2549 W Runyon Pl
Anaheim, CA 92804
(714) 828-1134
Orange County Light Opera Company
3185 Airway Ave # D
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(714) 444-2288
Pacific Auditorium
601 Titan Dr
Fullerton, CA 92831
(714) 449-9118
Phillips Theatre / Santa Ana College
1530 W 17th St
Santa Ana,CA 92706
(714) 564-5661
Robert B Moore Theatre / Orange Coast College
2701 Fairview Rd
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(714) 564-5661
Second Stage Theater Company
2122 S Grand Ave #C
Santa Ana, CA 92705
(714) 545-3825
South Coast Repertory Theatre
655 Town Center Dr
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(714) 708-5500
Stages Theater
400 E Commonwealth Ave
Fullerton, CA 92832
(714) 525-4484
The Chance Theater
5576 E La Palma Ave
Anaheim Hills, CA 92807
(714) 777-3033 or (714) 821-6903
The Hunger Artist
204 E 4th St
Santa Ana, CA 92701
(714) 547-9100
Vanguard Theatre Ensemble
699 S State College Blvd
Fullerton, CA 92831
(714) 526-8007
Westminster Community Theatre
7272 Maple St
Westminster, CA 92683
(714) 893-8626

Entertainment By City

Aliso Viejo
Anaheim
Anheim Hills
Brea
Buena Park
Capistrano Beach
Corona Del Mar
Costa Mesa
Dana Point
Foothill Ranch
Fountain Valley
Fullerton
Garden Grove
Huntington Beach
Irvine
La Habra
La Palma
Ladera Ranch
Laguna Beach
Laguna Hills
Laguna Niguel
Lake Forest
Los Alamitos
Mission Viejo
Newport Beach
Orange
Placentia
Rancho Santa Margarita
San Clemente
San Juan Capistrano
Santa Ana
Seal Beach
Stanton
Trabuco Canyon
Tustin
Villa Park
Westminster
Yorba Linda
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