Orange County is filled with parks for everyone to enjoy, some parks are themed, some aren’t but all are fun. There is one park that stands out above the rest though, Orange Great Park. Orange Great Park is located in Irvine, California on part of land that once was the Marine Corps Air Station El Toro. There are 1,300 acres of land that has been transformed into what we now call Orange Great Park and it is filled with things to do. In fact, Orange County Great Park spring events 2019 showcase the many different reasons to visit the park this year.
Head over to one or all of the many different fun and family-friendly outdoor Orange County Great Park spring events 2019.
The Art of Competition | March 3-May 12, 2019
Orange Great Park has many different events and this one is more of an exhibit that you can enjoy from Thursday to Sunday during the two-month run. This exhibit is known as the Art of Competition and artists have encompassed competition in art. Everything from the idea of sports to the players themselves will be depicted in art by artists like Nikko De Leon, Marina Esmeraldo, Jeff Ipjan, Tatsuro Kiuchi and more.
Edible Gardening Workshop | March 2-May 4, 2019
Every Saturday during spring, you can head to the Great Park Farm and Food Lab to learn about edible gardening. The goal of this workshop is to help you learn how to grow your own food right in your backyard. Master Gardeners will help you learn about gardening these specific plants by discussing soil, plant selection, weed control, and so much more. Not only is this event a great way to learn about gardening, it could also help you live a healthier lifestyle and enjoying fresher foods.
Family Game Day(s) | April 6-June 9, 2019
When it comes to finding things to do with Orange County Great Park spring events 2019 the Balloon Lawn is where you will want to spend time. The Balloon Lawn is easy to find as it is where the famous Great Balloon can be found. On select weekends in spring, the Balloon Lawn is open to families so that they may enjoy picnics and time with one another. But even more so, Great Park staff will provide families with different lawn games, board games, and plenty of other activities for you to enjoy.
Family Game and Art Day | April 14, 2019
As part of the Family Game Day series, April 14th is a bit more special. Games and picnics are always welcome at Orange Great Park. But on this day, head over to Palm Court where you can view the Art of Competition exhibition but also enjoy those lawn games, get involved with some arts and crafts, and an outdoor movie. This whole day is a part of the county-wide arts festival known as Imagination Celebration.
Mother’s Day Dessert & Paint Night | May 11, 2019
Mother’s Day is part of spring and at Great Park, you can celebrate it with an artistic twist. Registration is required but on May 11, you can go to the Artist’s Studio at Great Park for a step-by-step class on how to create a beautiful work of art. This event is open to everyone ages 5 and up and is a great way to celebrate Mother’s Day in Orange County.