Parks & Recreation Events

The Orange County Parks and Recreation Office strives to offer a variety of recreational activities, including classes, clinics, and camps. We also aim to provide fun events for all ages. Below is a listing of events being planned by Orange County Parks & Recreation or the Orange County Parks & Recreation Foundation. For a listing of events in Orange County by other event planners, please visit the Orange County Tourism website:

Gingerbread House Contest - Enter Online

Attention Orange County gingerbread architects! We are again hosting our Gingerbread House Contest in partnership with the Arts Center in Orange. Please submit your online entry form no later than Thursday, November 30. Houses must be delivered to the Arts Center by Friday, December 1. The display and judging period will run Saturday, December 2 through Saturday, December 16. Learn more about the contest in the official rules

Orange County Tacky Lights Tour - Register Your House on the Tour

The Tacky Lights Tour is an opportunity for decorated homes in Orange County to help spread joy through the time-honored tradition of exterior illumination. Submit your entry form  to join the tour! Learn more about entering your house on the tour in the official rules.