IMPORTANT! Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) health crisis events on our calendar may be canceled or postponed.

For a List of Rescheduled Events: click here. For a List of Venues and Organizations in Phased Reopening: click here.


Orange County’s favorite family arts festival!


35th Annual Imagination Celebration
takes place
April 18 through May 31, 2020


Due to the ongoing public health crisis presented by the COVID-19 virus, the Imagination Celebration for 2020 has been cancelled. Some individual events which were to be promoted under the Imagination Celebration banner may continue to be presented at the discretion of their producing organizations. Arts Orange County is working to update the current status of every event, but also advises checking in with the organization and/or venue before committing to any attendance, and further advises following all current recommendations from the State of California for hygiene, social distancing, and isolation.



The theme for 2020 is:
Stand Up and Be Counted In the 2020 Census!

Check back for the winner of our official Poster Contest for Student Artists!

Imagination Celebration consists of more than 50 family-friendly arts events & visual art exhibits at locations across Orange County. Most events are free!


Associated Organizations
Arts Orange County
Arts Orange County (Arts OC) sparks appreciation, participation and support for arts and arts ...
Imagination Celebration
Imagination Celebration is an annual spring festival of the arts for children, teenagers and ...
Orange County Department of Education
The Orange County Department of Education partners with Orange County school districts to provide ...