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Orange County Great Park

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Diner en Blanc 2019

Recently spent an evening at the Great Park for the 2019 Diner en Blanc. What a wonderful venue... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Wailuku, Hawaii

nice park nice atmosphere cool playgrounds nice area good neighborhoods convenient shopping areas... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2019
Robert E
Irvine, California
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great facility. This is where the Anaheim Ducks train and the players that have been drafted play against other teams in their league. Clean facility and very safe. The seats are close to the rink & you can watch good hockey up close....More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Recently spent an evening at the Great Park for the 2019 Diner en Blanc. What a wonderful venue! Lots of open space for the event, and wonderful views as the sun set.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank kholfeld
Reviewed August 6, 2019 via mobile

nice park nice atmosphere cool playgrounds nice area good neighborhoods convenient shopping areas nice people

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Robert E
Reviewed July 24, 2019 via mobile

We were at the facilities this week for softball. Very nice facilities and location. The week was hot and humid. The water and Gatorade was priced low which was very nice but they ran out of water to sell during the hottest part of the...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank shabeck2
Reviewed July 4, 2019

We were at OC Great Park at the end of June for a lacrosse tournament. The fields were nice. The food trucks they brought in were great-unlike the food we had at a Denver Shootout tournament earlier in June. They brought in a "Porta potty...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Monica S
Reviewed July 3, 2019 via mobile

The OC Great Park is as it is called “great”. I love to go there to power walk. They have a great garden where kids can see where their veggies cone from, composting, butterflies. Super cool in an urban area. I love all the sports...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank grpandnana
Reviewed July 2, 2019

This park is beautiful and so affordable. The kids rode the carousel and took a fantastic balloon ride. The playgrounds and all the grounds are so well maintained. It was a great way to spend the day!

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Nanqt
Reviewed June 14, 2019

The former site of El Toro Marine base is now, quite literally, a great park. We were there for a soccer tournament. There are many, high quality fields, both grass and artificial turf. The restrooms were a combination of trailer (one step above portable units)...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank EricG141
Reviewed May 15, 2019

Recently, the Family and I was in the OC Area to participate in the OC Half Marathon. I utilized the OC Great Park to get mentally and physically prepared for the race. The Great Park has everything a Family needs for and outdoor "FUN" filled...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank goo2go
Reviewed April 3, 2019

The Great Park is a fun family place from playground fun, basketball, soccer , walking or bike riding. Going up in the Big orange balloon is a must do. They also have the new skating rinks and training facility for the Anaheim Ducks. Check out...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank halmj06
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Response from MJWalsh | Reviewed this property |
The balloon costs $10 if you are 19 or older, $5 if you are 18 or younger and riding alone, and free if you are 18 or younger and riding with a paying adult. It's tethered to the ground, and you just go up about 400 feet... More
Isaia F
April 18, 2015|
Response from OCIronMike | Reviewed this property |
If there are mild Santa Ana winds or a low cloud ceiling the balloon will be closed. Best is to call first.
Jillayne R
March 20, 2015|
Response from michael k | Reviewed this property |
I know that there is storage for RV's. There is also a big parking lot that I havent seen used. I do not know if there are any hookups. There is a park office with a staff. I am sure if you go to the park website there will... More