Imagination Celebration

Each Spring, Arts Orange County presents Imagination Celebration: Orange County's only county-wide family arts festival!

Presented in partnership with the Orange County Department of Education, Imagination Celebration dynamically connects the community, arts organizations, universities, and Orange County students through meaningful arts experiences.

Join us for the 2017 Imagination Celebration!

"Imagination: The Power of Possibility"

April 15 - May 28, 2017

Imagination Celebration Events

- Each year, approximately 40-50 organizations, schools, cities, and libraries produce and present events during the county-wide festival.

- Interested in producing an event for the festival? View or download our guidelines HERE and, when you're ready to apply, click HERE. If you have any further questions, please contact Elizabeth A.B. Miller -

Imagination Celebration Poster Contest

- Orange County students in grades 7 - 12 have the opportunity to create the official poster for the Imagination Celebration.

- The winning poster will be reproduced on posters, ads, and flyers relating to the festival.

- The top thirty outstanding entries will be publicly exhibited during the festival at a selected art gallery.

- SUBMISSIONS ARE NOW CLOSED. Check back here for information about the 2017 Poster Contest!

2016 Poster Winners:

Official Poster Winner
Alex Rivera
12th Grade
Garden Grove School District
Voted "People's Choice" Favorite
Vivian Nguyen
8th Grade
Irvine School District


2015 was the Imagination Celebration's 30th Anniversary!

VSA Festival - For Individuals with Disabilities

- The annual VSA Festival celebrates the artistic accomplishments of individuals with disabilities.

- Additional information can be found at