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ORANGE COUNTY GREAT PARK

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Visitor Information and Events

Visitor Information and Events

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/.


688 acres at the Great Park

688 acres at the Great Park

For a description about the Orange County Great Park, click here. For information regarding future features at the Park, including the 688-acre Great Park Improvement Area, currently under construction, click here. For the Cultural Terrace District planning, click here.


New Exhibition Through April 10

New Exhibition Through April 10

Visit Anthology, a retrospective of international artist Mike Stilkey, opening February 6 at the Great Park Gallery. Whimsical characters and reclaimed books as a canvas define both the large- and small-scale exhibit. Click here for more information and Great Park Gallery hours. Free opening reception, 1-3 p.m., February 7.


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 [...]


Certified Farmers Market

Certified Farmers Market

Sundays at the Orange County Great Park are headlined by our Certified Farmers Market. The Great Park Certified Farmers Market features fresh, locally grown fruits and vegetables, handcrafted artisan products, live music and entertainment, and a selection of gourmet food trucks. 10 a.m.-2 p.m.


A Solar Decathlon Thank You

A Solar Decathlon Thank You

The host City of Irvine thanks all those thousands of visitors who attended the recent U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2015 at the Orange County Great Park. The event was held over two long weekends in October. It is the second time the City has hosted the international event at the Great Park.


Irvine City Council Approves Proposal

Irvine City Council Approves Proposal

Vote moves forward a 688-acre Orange County Great Park development

IRVINE – The Irvine City Council this morning approved three motions: An adjacent landowner agreement (ALA) with Heritage Fields El Toro, LLC, represented by real estate development and management company FivePoint Communities; A general plan amendment and the first reading of a zone change; And certified an EIR. A second reading and adoption of the [...]


Curtain is Up for the 2015 Movie on the Lawn Series

Curtain is Up for the 2015 Movie on the Lawn Series

The popular Movies on the Lawn series begins June 5 and continues through July 18. Click here for more information for the Friday and Saturday night movies at the Orange County Great Park. Movies begin at dusk; admission is free.


Circus Vargas arrives at Great Park

Circus Vargas arrives at Great Park

Circus Vargas has pitched its tent at the Orange County Great Park’s Festival Site and will be hosting ticketed shows through May 4. The world-famous circus does not use animals in its programs. Click here for information and tickets.