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Here are the 10 best things to do this July in Orange County:

Sawdust Festival
Now-Sept 3, 2017
Every summer Laguna Beach is bursting with art festivals but the Sawdust Festival should not be missed. Wander down sawdust covered paths and shop from local Laguna Beach artisans. You can also plan ahead and take a class while you’re there. The festival is open from 10am-10pm daily with artist demonstrations throughout the day. You won’t want to miss the mesmerizing glass blowing demonstrations.

OC Fair
July 14-Aug 13, 2017
Everyone loves the fair food, rides and the midway, but if you’re looking for something off the beaten path, then checkout the “Collections” exhibit and the “Table Settings”.You never know what you’ll find…this “International Moist Towelette Collection” was from the 2012 fair. Admission required.

San Clemente Ocean Festival
July 15-16, 2017
Known as the “Greatest Show On Surf” you won’t want to miss the excitement of the San Clemente Ocean Festival. Pancake breakfast, athletic competitions, art show, sandcastle competition, Woodys on the pier, beach party, concert & more. If you want some edge of beach towel action then don’t miss the Dory Boat races on Saturday. FREE to attend.

Shakespeare by the Sea
Double, double toil and trouble; Fire burn, and cauldron bubble! Shakespeare by the Sea returns to OC with 6 shows this summer. The 3 shows in July are in Mission Viejo and Santa Ana. Enjoy an evening of “Macbeth” or “The Taming of the Shrew”. Admission is FREE but donations are gladly accepted.

D23 Expo
July 14-18, 2017
Disney fans rejoice! D23 Expo is back for another year in Anaheim. This ultimate Disney fan expo only happens once a year. Each day is packed with fun filled panels, celebrities from some of your favorite shows, sneak peeks, exclusive fan opportunities, merch & more. Splurge on a 3 day pass or purchase a single day.

Brew Hee Haw
July 15-16, 2017
An OC Fair favorite, Brew Hee Haw ‘Craft Beer Roundup’ is back for its 4th year. Indulge in unlimited tastings from over 80 craft beers, while you enjoy live music, games, & more. Your admission to Brew Hee Haw also gets you into the fair.

Vegan Faire
July 22, 2017 from 4-10pm
The Vegan Faire is back for it’s 4th year in Anaheim. Stroll down Center St. Promenade and enjoy Vegan treats, Organic Kombucha, a Beer Garden, live music, dancing, shopping & more. For a refreshing treat stop by Fermensch Kombucha for some seasonal, organic, delicious booch!
FREE to attend.

Vans US Open of Surfing
July 29-Aug 6, 2017
The Vans US Open of Surfing brings a solid week of Surf, Skate and BMX action to Huntington Beach. Get to the beach early to stake out your viewing spot and prepare to be entertained. Events also include 2 movie nights, shopping, & more. FREE to attend.

Concerts in the Park
July is THE month for outdoor concerts in Orange County. Pack a picnic, sit back, relax and enjoy one of the 100+ concerts that take place in July.
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday…why not go to a free concert 6 nights in a row? FREE to attend.

Movies in the Park
OC doesn’t have a drive-in but we’ve got something better…free outdoor movies. There are 31 movies in July and some can’t miss favorites include “The Goonies”, “Breakfast at Tiffany’s”, “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” and “The Sandlot”. Or if you’ve got a kid who’s really into Moana you can see it 5 times this month! FREE to attend.