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Things to Do in Costa Mesa

From great shopping at South Coast Plaza, to arts and theater at Segerstrom Center for the Arts, to incredible dining at award-winning restaurants, Costa Mesa is not to be missed when visiting Orange County, California. Here are some great options when visiting Costa Mesa, including fun activities in the area.

Outdoor Activities

Dining Experiences

Eatcation Wine Tasting Costa Mesa Beer Trail Foodbeast "Chomping Grounds" Tour Top Chef Tour


The LAB The CAMP South Coast Plaza SOCO and The OC Mix

Arts Exploration

Orange County Museum of Art Art Walk Noguchi Garden

Annual Events

OC Fair The TASTE – Costa Mesa OC Night Market Lunar New Year OC Marathon



Costa Mesa is a walk-friendly city, especially if you're interested in a "No Wheels" weekend getaway.  Select from a variety of Orange County's best hotels, from AAA rated 4-Diamond offerings to more economical accommodations, most offering complimentary shuttle service to and from John Wayne Airport, Orange County.

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