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Orange County Great Park

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Address: Irvine, CA
Phone Number: 8668293829
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Closed now
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Thu - Sun 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thu - Fri 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

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Seems Like It's Still In Development

Went to the Park on Saturday at 4pm. One of the main roads into the park is closed, so had to take a detour. Lots of construction going on along the road to the park. We ended... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Los Angeles
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We loved coming here when it was free to ride the orange balloon and the Carousel. They also used to offer free family fitness classes. A few years ago their New Year event was a great place for families to go to to celebrate especially with children. They no longer offer those things for free. But they still offer the... More 

Thank Cheyenne P
Los Angeles
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to the Park on Saturday at 4pm. One of the main roads into the park is closed, so had to take a detour. Lots of construction going on along the road to the park. We ended up at the sports field parking lot and had to back track to the Carousel. We got there too late to see the... More 

Thank GiantsFanLosAngeles
Westminster, California
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to the park this past weekend for my grand-daughter's birthday and were sorely disappointed! Their is lots of construction going on, but the part of the park that was open was a terrible. The only new building on the park is the visitor center and they offer no maps of the park. All the other buildings are renovations... More 

Thank bullseye49er
Huntington Beach, California
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This park was a major letdown. We went there this afternoon and were so disappointed. On the drive to the central park area, we noticed that the area was not the park retreat with wide open spaces that the developers promised but several large multi unit subdivisions. We learned the current plan for the Great Park was to take all... More 

Thank Deb7091954
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24 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

This was actually a uniquely simple pleasure in this day and age. With so much over the top technology and cost the simplicity of this park is great for families with young children and older folks who don't want or need the overload. The price is excellent for the value.

Thank Linda C
Irvine, California
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17 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

This park has really fallen flat on its promises and expectations. Good to go if you have a sporting event or tournament. Good fields that are plentiful and close. Small other smaller fun things to do there, but lacks everything to even be considered a "great park." Very disappointed in the leadership team on their broken promises and major lack... More 

Thank Noah W
Voorhees, New Jersey, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2016

Great for children. Ballon ride was also available. Best time to go for a ballon ride would be after 8pm, as when you reach 400 feet high, the panoramic view of the city all lit up is beautiful!

Thank Lakshmi M
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3 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

We took an Uber to the Orange County Great Park Farmers Market. It's nonexistent. $79 dollar ride to no where. Don't waste your time. No signs. Nothing. Another government boondoggle.

Thank Gregory S
Costa Mesa, California
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299 reviews
110 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2016

This is going to be sort of a mixed review. The three star rating simply indicates that, at this time, the park is new and still being developed. On the good side ... There's a lot of open space for additional development. As it stands now, there's a lot of places to picnic, watch a soccer match. bike, walk, run,... More 

Thank Paul S
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24 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

I lived here when they where trying to decide if they wanted a airport or a park, they should of built the airport! All this has become is a profit center for the builders in OC and they built a little park too! When they sold this idea to the resident it was suppose to be the west coast central... More 

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