Orange County is known for many amazing attractions including the Disneyland® Resort and Knott’s Berry Farm®. These amusement parks, and other local attractions, are capable of hosting large and small corporate events and functions. Find out more about Orange County attractions.
Adventure City is the little theme park that's big on family fun! Admission for a family of four is about the same price as one ticket to a big park so you can enjoy all of our 17 rides, shows and attractions for one affordable price! Experience thrills on one of our two roller coasters. Take a ride on the Adventure City Express Train or get a little loony on the crazy bus. Meet some new animal friends in our petting farm. Enjoy fun, interactive children's shows and so much more! Adventure City, Orange County's premier destination for affordable family fun! Just a few miles from the Disneyland® Park resort area. Visit our website at www.adventurecity.com.
Nature within reach! Come to the Aquarium of the Pacific where you can get in touch with nature and marine life - any time you want. Touch sharks. Feed lorikeet birds. Watch sea otters play. Over 12,500 animals await you. Open daily from 9am to 6pm, Closed during Long Beach Grand Prix and Christmas Day. Please check our website for more details, www.aquariumofpacific.org.
Aquatica SeaWorld's Waterpark™ is making a splash this summer in Chula Vista. Aquatica San Diego, like its sister parks in San Antonio and Orlando, Fla., features guest experiences from serene to extreme, with water play as endless as the sea itself, and is home to a variety of exotic animals, providing an educational component to a waterpark visit that is both unexpected and enriching. Aquatica SeaWorld's Waterpark, at 2052 Entertainment Circle in Chula Vista, Calif., is now open (daily through Sept. 2 and weekends only Sept. 7 through Oct. 20).
Newport Landing Sportfishing is great for both beginners and experienced fisherman, with day fishing trips offered in the morning, afternoon, and evening daily. Catch over two dozen different species of fish including giant yellowtail up to 40 pounds, halibut, kelp bass, barracuda, red snapper, and many more. Hundreds of fish per each trip is common. Catalina Island day trips are offered daily and they catch giant yellowtail to 50 pounds, white sea bass to 60 pounds, yellowfin tuna (summer months) and dozens more. Overnight and longer trips are also available. Check our website for availability and schedule. Each ship has a full-service kitchen onboard and fish cleaning. Rental gear and everything you would need for your trip is also available.
Newport Landing provides multiple whale watching and dolphin cruises daily year round aboard our specifically built-for-whale-watching ships, the Ocean Explorer and the Legacy. Our cruises depart from Newport Harbor in Newport Beach. Newport Harbor is the closest ocean harbor from Anaheim (about 20 minutes) and is surrounded by the famous coastlines of Laguna Beach and Newport Beach. On one of our whale watching cruises you can expect to see dolphins, sea lions, marine birds and, of course, whales. The winter and spring months bring the annual grey whale migration with over 10,000 gray whales participating and the summer and fall months, giant blue whales which migrate into the coastal waters in the hundreds to feed. Along with gray whales and blue whales, see humpback whales, minke whales, finback whales, and many species of dolphin year round. Over 2800 whales were viewed in 2015!
The Battleship of Presidents, USS IOWA has opened as a floating museum! Voted one of the Best Cool Exhibits to See with Your Kids, your adventure includes a tour covering the gun and missile systems, officers' wardroom, crew's mess, the Captain's cabin and more. Battleship IOWA is perfect for families and events. Open daily except Thanksgiving and Christmas.
BigAir Trampoline Park has three locations in Southern California with truly unique twist on trampoline parks with innovative attraction mix and superior customer services. Locations in Buena Park, Laguna Hills and Redlands.
BODIES...The Exhibition provides an intimate and informative view into the human body. Using an innovative preservation process, the Exhibition allows you to see and celebrate your body's inner beauty in ways you never dreamed possible. Over 200 actual human bodies and specimens, meticulously dissected and respectfully displayed, offer an unprecedented and wholly unique look into your amazing body. Come explore, experience and celebrate the wonder of the human form.
One of Southern California’s finest museums and Orange County’s largest, the Bowers Museum promotes human understanding through art. Its state-of-the-art facilities enable the Bowers to present world-class exhibitions from the greatest museums in the world. Its own collections are particularly strong in the areas of African, South Pacific, Asian, Native American, pre-Columbian art, and California plein-air paintings. Its location, close to four major freeways and four miles south of Disneyland, makes the Bowers an ideal destination for visitors to Southern California.
Catalina Express operates a fleet of eight, high-speed vessels that whisk passengers to Catalina Island in about one hour. Year-round service from ports in Long Beach, San Pedro and Dana Point and the convenience of up to 30 daily departures. Relax in airline-style seats and enjoy snacks, beverages and cocktails. Outside seating offers stunning views and the chance to catch a glimpse of white-sided dolphins swimming nearby. Commodore and Captain's Lounge upgrades are offered for a nominal fee.
Catalina Island offers plenty to do for the restful visitor or adventurous at heart. Swimming, snorkeling, kayaking, diving, hiking, biking, shopping, dining, camping or just plain relaxing. Visit our website for a schedule of departures and register for your FREE RIDE on your Birthday for 2015.
Discover Southern California's favorite island destination - Catalina. For romance, family fun or outdoor adventures, Catalina Island is the place to be. Ride the zip line, snorkel with the kids or kayak the coastline. When you're on Island time, you're always having the time of your life.
As a community of faith, the Roman Catholic Diocese of Orange is overjoyed to continue and build upon the tradition of outreach, charity and love carried out on this iconic campus. Like the faithful that have gathered and supported this church for a generation, the Catholic Church is committed to sharing Christ's love with the world.
We welcome you and your family to celebrate with us as we open a new chapter in the life of this campus. Experience the soaring edifices and inspirations of faith present on our campus and within our Church.
Dana Wharf Sportfishing and Whale Watching offers year-round adventures for everyone. Sportfishing guided tours will take you out to local fishing spots and teach you tricks of the trade. Dana Point 's first whale-watching company will take you out to see California Gray Whales. Come see Blue Whales, which grow up to 100 feet, play in our warm waters from May-October. Free parking. See website for pricing and hours of operation.
Davey's Locker Whale Watching & Sportfishing has a rich tradition dating back to the 1940s. That tradition has carried through the years and Davey's Locker's captains and crews are some of the best trained and respected in Southern California. Choose from several different length fishing trips daily. Half day fishing trips include a morning, afternoon, and evening trip option. Also available are full day (7 am to 5 pm) Catalina Island fishing trips daily. Catch giant yellowtail, white sea bass, and dozens more. Hundreds of fish caught per trip means action packed experience. Each ship has a full-service kitchen, multiple crew members to assist you with anything, indoor seating and booths with tables, outdoor seating and other comfy amenities. Davey's Locker also has rental gear and everything else you would need for your trip.
Imaginations run wild through more than 100 hands-on exhibits at Discovery Science Center, Orange County’s leading destination for hands-on science fun. Take the Eco Challenge and become a green superhero, feel the power of a real rocket engine “launch”, explore the inner workings of a two-story tall dinosaur and try your best slap shot against the Anaheim Duck’s goalie! Traveling exhibits and annual events such as Bug Invasion and Bubblefest throughout the year ensure that there is always something new to discover. Since 1998, Discovery Science Center has been a non-profit organization dedicated to educating young minds, assisting teachers and increasing public understanding of science, math and technology through interactive exhibits and programs.
Experience what Walt Disney encountered when he first arrived in California in the 1920s, with charming shops and the historic Red Car Trolleys.
Available: Starting Fall 2012
Treat attendees to high-octane fun with a Cars-themed event and an after-hours trip to Radiator Springs.
Available: Starting Fall 2012
With its creative combination of art, design and detailed theming, Condor Flats is a celebration of California's aviation heritage and the gateway to one of Disney's most celebrated adventures. In this private setting, your guests will savor California cuisine as they anticipate their final boarding call to enjoy the ultimate aerial adventure: Soarin' Over California.
Capacity: 200-800 Available: 1.5 Hours After Closing
An evening of Disney dreams, fantasy and music can be yours when you attend An Evening of Animation. Nestled within the glamorous setting of Hollywood Pictures Backlot inside Disney California Adventure™ Park, Disney Animation is a treasury of wonder offering up the perfect setting for an evening of elegance, artistry and imagination. We invite you to join us as we celebrate the art of Disney.
Capacity: 100-250 Available: 1.5 Hours After Closing
Feel as if you've stepped into a Hollywood premiere party, as you enter our Disney-style recreation of 1930's Hollywood Boulevard. Enjoy the ultimate, private Hollywood wrap party, featuring a closed set, complete with signage, barricades and props.
Capacity: 500-3000 Available: Monday - Thursday, Off-Peak Season At 7:30 PM