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Hours & Directions

Hours & Directions

We look forward to your visit to the Orange County Great Park – for family enjoyment, for corporate, private and nonprofit rental events, for the Great Park Balloon and athletic competition, and much more. To know when to come, and how to get to the Great Park, click here: http://www.ocgp.org/visit/hours-directions/

Visitor Information for the Great Park

Visitor Information for the Great Park

Plan your visit, decide on things to do and things to see by reviewing this information about the Orange County Great Park.

What is Open and What is Not

What is Open and What is Not

The Orange County Great Park has numerous classes, art exhibits, sports and fun activities that are ongoing. For upcoming events, go to: http://www.ocgp.org/events/.

Agricultural Programs

Agricultural Programs

The Farm + Food Lab is a unique and interactive outdoor classroom for visitors of all ages, featuring themed raised-bed gardens, fruit trees, vertical gardening, a chicken coop, a worm compost bin and solar and wind-powered lights. It is a working and dynamic organic horticulture area with a mission to educate visitors about gardening, inspire [...]

Mark Leysen Exhibition in the Great Park Gallery

Mark Leysen Exhibition in the Great Park Gallery

Exhibition: November 1, 2014-January 25, 2015
Opening Reception: Sunday, November 2, 1-3 p.m.

Mark Leysen’s abstract expressionist paintings allude to physical space, its experience and emotional imprint. Color and rhythm shape the compositions, with geometric forms providing balance and harmony. Leysen’s tools and materials – brushes, palate knives, paints and his music collection – are incorporated in the exhibition to illustrate the creative process of the artist at work. Leysen taught college level art for over 30 years. Since his retirement in 2010, he has worked intensively on a new body of work influenced by geographical regions that inspire him including Carmel, Carpinteria, Coronado, Monterey and San Francisco, which will be featured in the exhibition [...]

U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon to Return to Irvine

U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon to Return to Irvine

The U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2015 is returning to the Orange County Great Park. Riding the success of the eight-day event with 64,000 attendees in October 2013, the Department of Energy will produce an 18-team event, hosted by the City of Irvine at the destination location Great Park, October 8-11 and October 15-18, [...]