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20 Fun Things To Do in Orange County this Weekend

There is truly something for everyone this weekend in OC with 20 events to choose from. Attend a concert in the park, a movie in the park, a car show, an art festival, garden show, film festival, quilt show, chili cook-off, surf competition, super pet adoption event, jazz festival, and more! And don’t forget “movies in the park” start this week and continue all summer long, scroll down to view our list of over 80 outdoor movies this summer in Orange County.

  • Movie in the park: “The Lego Batman Movie” Friday 6/1 at Lantern Bay Park in Dana Point at 8pm. http://bit.ly/2IPe1fd
  • Sunset Serenades continues at Heisler Park in Laguna Beach, Friday nights in May from 6:30pm to sunset. Take a picnic & listen to live music in the Rockpile Amphitheater. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2KxNnc9
  • The 31st Annual Brea SummerFest starts Friday 6/1 and runs all weekend. Event takes place on Walnut Ave in Brea. Live music, rides, games, food & more. FREE to attend. http://ocevent.co/1HVGR7J
  • The 33rd Annual Huntington Beach Concours d’ Elegance Car Show is all weekend at Central Park in Huntington Beach. Admission is $10. http://ocevent.co/1Psozm5
  • Studio Arts Festival is Saturday 6/2 from 9am-5pm at Heritage Park in Irvine. Over 100 artists will have their creations on display, live music & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2qFrRaT
  • The OC Spring Home and Garden Show is all weekend at the Anaheim Convention Center. Friday 12-7, Saturday 10-7, Sunday 10-5. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2qxenAK
  • The Annual Cosmic Creek Surf Competition and Festival is all weekend at Salt Creek Beach in Dana Point. Surf competition is followed by a concert in Bluff Park on Saturday night and Sunday will feature more surfing and live music on the beach. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2J2k2cE
  • The 3rd Annual Mission Viejo Film Festival is Saturday 6/2 from 4pm-8pm at the McKinney Theatre at Saddleback College. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2qFBAOz
  • The HB Elks Annual Chili Cook-Off & Car Show is Saturday 6/2 from 8am-5pm at Elks Lodge in Huntington Beach. FREE to attend.  http://bit.ly/2LNZBO9
  • The Beach Cities Quilters Guild Quilt Show is all weekend at Soka University in Aliso Viejo. Quilts, shopping & more. Admission is $10. http://bit.ly/2JhW5gN
  • Watch some awesome up and coming surfers at the Rip Curl ‘Grom Search’ this weekend on Southside of the Pier in Huntington Beach. Viewing in FREE. http://bit.ly/2kBIR0a
  • The 64th Annual Laguna Beach Men’s Volleyball Open is all weekend on Main Beach in Laguna Beach. Viewing is FREE. Take your blankets and beach chairs. http://bit.ly/2xrHIBI
  • The Newport Beach Jazz Festival is all weekend at the Hyatt Regency in Newport Beach. Tickets required. http://ocevent.co/1d5VA5i
  • Attend a beach cleanup in San Clemente on Saturday 6/2 from 9am-11am at San Clemente State Beach. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2mBfZbz
  • The Downtown Santa Ana Art Walk is Saturday 6/2 from 6pm-10pm. Food, shopping, performances & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2kEZ7xN
  • The 34th Annual Tustin Chili Cook-Off and Street Fair is this Sunday 6/3 from 10am-5pm. This is the world’s largest one-day chili cook-off. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2sgdjQ7
  • The 25th Annual Balboa Island Parade is Sunday 6/3 at 11am in Newport Beach. Parade begins on Marine Ave. This theme this year is “Silver Bells, Sea Shells and Sandy Beaches”. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2qL9Mr0
  • The 12th Annual Super Pet Adoption is Sunday 6/3 at the Irvine Animal Care Center from 10am-3pm. Over 600 cats, dogs, rabbits and small animals will be available for adoption. Admission is $2. http://bit.ly/2IZs2uN
  • The 18th Annual “Celebration Of The Arts” Festival is Sunday 6/3 at Hurless Barton Park in Yorba Linda from 11am-4pm. Live music, artist demonstrations, shopping & more. FREE to attend. http://ocevent.co/1t7dY6n

Movies in the park start this week! Over 80 movies all across OC all summer long: bit.ly/2H5uKck

Visit one of the many weekend Farmers Markets in OC http://bit.ly/2BdBcuQ

Free Outdoor Movies in the Park in Orange County for Summer 2018

Here’s our list of all the free summer outdoor movies happening in Orange County in 2018:

June

  • Friday, June 1: “The Lego Batman Movie” at Lantern Bay Park in Dana Point at 8pm. http://bit.ly/2IPe1fd
  • Friday, June 8: “Beauty and the Beast” at Lantern Bay Park in Dana Point at 8pm. http://bit.ly/2sfGPqd
  • Friday, June 8: “Age of Ultron” at Washington Middle School in La Habra. Activities begin at 6pm, movie starts at dusk. http://bit.ly/2seNfWz
  • Friday, June 15: “Guardians of the Galaxy” at Lantern Bay Park in Dana Point at 8pm. http://bit.ly/2xc2MfB
  • Friday, June 15: “The Lorax” at Lake Forest Sports Park in Lake Forest at 7:30pm. http://bit.ly/2kspFSO
  • Saturday, June 16: “Ferdinand” at East Side Community Park in Yorba Linda at 8pm. http://bit.ly/2IMezCr
  • Saturday, June 16: “The Jungle Book” at Carbon Canyon Regional Park in Brea at 8pm. (Free parking after 6pm). http://bit.ly/2GQF9bH
  • Wednesday, June 20: “Justice League” at Elks Lodge #1952 in Garden Grove. Activities begin at 6pm, movie begins at 8:30pm. http://bit.ly/2qu6AE1
  • Friday, June 22: Movie TBA at Stanton Central Park in Stanton at 8pm. http://bit.ly/2qtIF7d
  • Friday, June 22: “The Little Mermaid” at Lantern Bay Park in Dana Point at 8pm. http://bit.ly/2saBcKw
  • Friday, June 22: “Peter Rabbit” at Brio Park in La Habra. Activities begin at 6pm, movie starts at dusk. http://bit.ly/2INymRU
  • Friday, June 22: “Stagecoach” at the OC Great Park on the Palm Court in Irvine. Movie begins at dusk. http://bit.ly/2KVsg2O
  • Friday, June 22: “Paddington 2” at Arovista Park Amphitheatre in Brea. Movie begins at dusk. http://bit.ly/2kqaxFf
  • Friday, June 22: “Finding Nemo” at Ponderosa Park in Anaheim. http://bit.ly/2J2w4Pc
  • Saturday, June 23: “The Lion King” at Carbon Canyon Regional Park in Brea at 8pm. (Free parking after 6pm). http://bit.ly/2GPFETB
  • Saturday, June 23: “The Lion King” at Laurel Park in Los Alamitos. Movie begins at dusk with a concert before starting at 6:30pm. http://ocevent.co/1FRrzA5
  • Saturday, June 23: “Back to the Future” at Fairhaven Memorial Park in Santa Ana at 8pm. http://bit.ly/2IMOJ5g
  • Saturday, June 23: “Ferdinand” at the OC Great Park on the Terraced Lawn in Irvine. Movie begins at dusk. http://bit.ly/2KQZ3WD
  • Friday, June 29: Movie TBA at Stanton Central Park in Stanton at 8pm. http://bit.ly/2qtIF7d
  • Friday, June 29: “Brigadoon” at the OC Great Park on the Palm Court in Irvine. Movie begins at dusk. http://bit.ly/2s8RzHL
  • Friday, June 29: “The Secret Life Of Pets” at Arovista Park Amphitheatre in Brea. Movie begins at dusk. http://bit.ly/2kqaxFf
  • Friday, June 29: “Ratatouille” at Modjeska Park in Anaheim. http://bit.ly/2J2w4Pc
  • Saturday, June 30: “The LEGO Ninjago Movie” at the OC Great Park on the Terraced Lawn in Irvine. Movie begins at dusk. http://bit.ly/2sdcPLr
  • Saturday, June 30: “Guardians of the Galaxy” at Craig Park in Fullerton at 8pm. (Free parking after 6pm). http://bit.ly/2GPFETB  

July

  • Friday, July 6: Movie TBA at Stanton Central Park in Stanton at 8pm. http://bit.ly/2qtIF7d
  • Friday, July 6: “Inside Out” at Willow Park in Anaheim. http://bit.ly/2J2w4Pc
  • Friday, July 6: “The Lego Ninjago Movie” at Lake Forest Sports Park in Lake Forest at 7:30pm. http://bit.ly/2J6Q6v2
  • Friday, July 6: “The Sandlot” at Arovista Park Amphitheatre in Brea. Movie begins at dusk. http://bit.ly/2kqaxFf
  • Friday, July 6: “Mary Poppins” at San Gorgonio Park in San Clemente at 8pm. http://bit.ly/2xeex5c
  • Friday, July 6: “Clambake” at the OC Great Park on the Palm Court in Irvine. Movie begins at dusk. http://bit.ly/2xewe4n
  • Saturday, July 7: “Honey, I Shrunk The Kids” at Craig Park in Fullerton at 8pm. (Free parking after 6pm). http://bit.ly/2GPFETB  
  • Saturday, July 7: “Peter Rabbit” at the OC Great Park on the Terraced Lawn in Irvine. Movie begins at dusk. http://bit.ly/2seIhJp
  • Monday, July 9: “Back to the Future” at Segerstrom Center for the Arts on Arts Plaza in Costa Mesa. Movie begins at approximately 8pm. http://ocevent.co/1TVwHYe
  • Friday, July 13: Movie TBA at Stanton Central Park in Stanton at 8pm. http://bit.ly/2qtIF7d
  • Friday, July 13: “Toy Story” at Stoddard Park in Anaheim. http://bit.ly/2J2w4Pc
  • Friday, July 13: “The Boss Baby” at Arovista Park Amphitheatre in Brea. Movie begins at dusk. http://bit.ly/2kqaxFf
  • Friday, July 13: “Coco” at Brio Park in La Habra. Activities begin at 6pm, movie starts at dusk. http://bit.ly/2IMPQ4W
  • Friday, July 13: “Trolls” at Mason Park in Irvine at 8pm. (Free parking after 6pm). http://bit.ly/2GPFETB   
  • Saturday, July 14: “Coco” at Orville R. Lewis Park in Los Alamitos. Movie begins at dusk with a concert before starting at 6:30pm. http://ocevent.co/1FRrzA5
  • Saturday, July 14: “The Greatest Showman” at the OC Great Park on the Terraced Lawn in Irvine. Movie begins at dusk. http://bit.ly/2koTYJX
  • Monday, July 16: “The Princess Bride” at Segerstrom Center for the Arts on Arts Plaza in Costa Mesa. Movie begins at approximately 8pm. http://ocevent.co/1TVwHYe
  • Friday, July 20: “Incredibles” at Champions Sports Complex in Placentia. Movie begins at dusk. http://ocevent.co/1TKwivQ
  • Friday, July 20: Movie TBA at Stanton Central Park in Stanton at 8pm. http://bit.ly/2qtIF7d
  • Friday, July 20: “Monsters, Inc.” at Eucalyptus Park in Anaheim. http://bit.ly/2J2w4Pc
  • Friday, July 20: “Coco” at Grand Park in Aliso Viejo. Movie begins at dusk. http://bit.ly/2srce9g
  • Friday, July 20: “Cars 3” at Lake Forest Sports Park in Lake Forest at 7:30pm. http://bit.ly/2xazQEF
  • Friday, July 20: “Ghostbusters” at Mason Park in Irvine at 8pm. (Free parking after 6pm). http://bit.ly/2GPFETB  
  • Friday, July 20: “Coco” at Arovista Park Amphitheatre in Brea. Movie begins at dusk. http://bit.ly/2kqaxFf  
  • Friday, July 20: “Coco” at San Gorgonio Park in San Clemente at 8pm. http://bit.ly/2xeex5c
  • Saturday, July 21: “Coco” at Hurless Barton Park Amphitheater in Yorba Linda at 8pm. http://bit.ly/2IM88DB
  • Monday, July 23: “Moonrise Kingdom” at Segerstrom Center for the Arts on Arts Plaza in Costa Mesa. Movie begins at approximately 8pm. http://ocevent.co/1TVwHYe
  • Friday, July 27: “Zootopia” at Irvine Park in Orange at 8pm. (Free parking after 6pm). http://bit.ly/2GPFETB   
  • Friday, July 27: “Big Hero 6” at Champions Sports Complex in Placentia. Movie begins at dusk. http://ocevent.co/1TKwivQ
  • Friday, July 27: “Wonder” at Arovista Park Amphitheatre in Brea. Movie begins at dusk. http://bit.ly/2kqaxFf
  • Friday, July 27: “Up” at Juarez Park in Anaheim. http://bit.ly/2J2w4Pc
  • Saturday, July 28: “The Lego Ninjago Movie” at Little Cottonwood Park in Los Alamitos. Movie begins at dusk with a concert before starting at 6:30pm. http://ocevent.co/1FRrzA5
  • Monday, July 30: “The Mask of Zorro” at Segerstrom Center for the Arts on Arts Plaza in Costa Mesa. Movie begins at approximately 8pm. http://ocevent.co/1TVwHYe

August

  • Friday, August 3: “Moana” at Grand Park in Aliso Viejo. Movie begins at dusk. http://bit.ly/2srce9g
  • Friday, August 3: “Cars” at Twila Reid Park in Anaheim. http://bit.ly/2J2w4Pc
  • Friday, August 3: “Despicable Me 3” at Champions Sports Complex in Placentia. Movie begins at dusk. http://ocevent.co/1TKwivQ
  • Friday, August 3: “The Karate Kid” at Irvine Park in Orange at 8pm. (Free parking after 6pm). http://bit.ly/2GPFETB   
  • Monday, August 6: “Star Trek” at Segerstrom Center for the Arts on Arts Plaza in Costa Mesa. Movie begins at approximately 8pm. http://ocevent.co/1TVwHYe
  • Monday, August 6: “Moana” at Cortesi Park in Villa Park at 8pm. http://bit.ly/2xsrqbF
  • Tuesday, August 7: “The Incredibles” at Portola Park in La Habra. Activities begin at 6pm, movie starts at dusk. http://bit.ly/2IMPQ4W
  • Tuesday, August 7: “The Incredibles” at the Fountain Valley Recreational Center and Sports Park in Fountain Valley. “National Night Out” (community police awareness event) activities begin at 6pm, movie starts at dusk. http://ocevent.co/1G7q6qG
  • Friday, August 10: “Coco” at Champions Sports Complex in Placentia. Movie begins at dusk. http://ocevent.co/1TKwivQ
  • Friday, August 10: “The Secret Life of Pets” at Yorba Park in Anaheim at 8pm. (Free parking after 6pm). http://bit.ly/2GPFETB
  • Friday, August 10: “Despicable 3” at Lake Forest Sports Park in Lake Forest at 7:30pm. http://bit.ly/2J1OEKD
  • Friday, August 10: “Coco” at Pearson Park Amphitheatre in  Anaheim at 8pm. http://bit.ly/2pNeVmX
  • Monday, August 13: “Toy Story” at Cortesi Park in Villa Park at 8pm. http://bit.ly/2xsrqbF
  • Friday, August 17: “Secret Life of Pets” at Grand Park in Aliso Viejo. Movie begins at dusk. http://bit.ly/2srce9g
  • Friday, August 17: “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” at Crossroads Community Church in La Habra. Activities begin at 6pm, movie starts at dusk. http://bit.ly/2IMPQ4W
  • Friday, August 17: “Cars 3” at Champions Sports Complex in Placentia. Movie begins at dusk. http://ocevent.co/1TKwivQ
  • Friday, August 17: “Zootopia” at Los Alamos Park in Fountain Valley. Activities begin at 6pm, movie starts at dusk. http://ocevent.co/1G7q6qG
  • Friday, August 17: “The Lego Ninjago Movie” at Pearson Park Amphitheatre in Anaheim at 8pm. http://bit.ly/2pNeVmX
  • Friday, August 17: “A League Of Their Own” at Yorba Park in Anaheim at 8pm. (Free parking after 6pm). http://bit.ly/2GPFETB
  • Saturday, August 18: “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” at Mustang Fields in Yorba Linda at 8pm.http://bit.ly/2xfxhBc
  • Saturday, August 18: “Back to the Future 2” at Fairhaven Memorial Park in Santa Ana at 8pm. http://bit.ly/2GRR4WP
  • Thursday, August 23: “Despicable Me 3” at Atlantis Play Center in Garden Grove. Activities begin at 5:30pm, movie begins at 8pm. http://bit.ly/2qu6AE1
  • Friday, August 24: “Mulan” at Harper Park in Fountain Valley. Activities begin at 6pm, movie starts at dusk. http://ocevent.co/1G7q6qG
  • Friday, August 24: People’s choice TBA at Champions Sports Complex in Placentia. Movie begins at dusk. http://ocevent.co/1TKwivQ
  • Friday, August 24: “Coco” at Laguna Niguel Park in Laguna Niguel at 8pm. (Free parking after 6pm). http://bit.ly/2GPFETB
  • Friday, August 24: “The Lion King” at Lake Forest Sports Park in Lake Forest at 7:30pm. http://bit.ly/2KWTHJh
  • Friday, August 31: “Raiders of the Lost Ark” at Laguna Niguel Park in Laguna Niguel at 8pm. (Free parking after 6pm). http://bit.ly/2GPFETB
  • Friday, August 31: “Trolls” at Vista View Park in Fountain Valley. Activities begin at 6pm, movie starts at dusk. http://ocevent.co/1G7q6qG

September

  • Friday, September 7: “Moana” at Salt Creek Beach in Dana Point at 8pm. (Free parking after 6pm). http://bit.ly/2GPFETB
  • Friday, September 14: “Jaws” at Salt Creek Beach in Dana Point at 8pm. (Free parking after 6pm). http://bit.ly/2GPFETB
  • Saturday, September 15: “Despicable Me” at Hurless Barton Park Amphitheater in Yorba Linda at 8pm. http://bit.ly/2s8DSZ4
  • Friday, September 21: “The Star” at Our Lady of Guadalupe in La Habra. Activities begin at 6pm, movie starts at dusk. http://bit.ly/2IMPQ4W

October

  • Friday, October 12: “Despicable Me 3” at El Cerrito School in La Habra. Activities begin at 6pm, movie starts at dusk. http://bit.ly/2IMPQ4W

18 Things To Do This Weekend in Orange County

There’s an a lot of fun things to do this weekend in Orange County. Everything from Cinco de Mayo celebrations, concerts in the park, food festivals, and more!

  • Sunset Serenades returns this Friday night 5/3 to Heisler Park in Laguna Beach. Concerts take place every Friday night in May from 6:30pm to sunset. Take a picnic & listen to live music in the Rockpile Amphitheater. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2KxNnc9
  • Rancho Days Fiesta is Saturday 5/5 from 11am-3pm at Heritage Hill Historical Park in Lake Forest. Explore the rich history of Orange County’s Ranchos and Native American tribes. Take part in butter churning, candle dipping, piñata breaking & more! Admission is $5. http://bit.ly/2ri5j1u
  • The 17th Annual International Festival is Saturday 5/5 at from 10:30am-5pm in Soka University in Aliso Viejo. Entertainment, food, shopping & more! FREE to attend. $10 parking on-site. http://ocevent.co/1T3Ah8j
  • The Annual San Clemente Cinco de Mayo Celebration is Saturday 5/5 from 2pm-5pm in Max Berg Plaza Park. Mariachis, live performances, petting zoo, games, food trucks, and more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2JPSq6h
  • The 22nd Annual Old Towne Tustin Home and Garden Tour is Saturday 5/5. Live music, vintage homes and gardens tour, quilt show & more. Tickets required. http://ocevent.co/1WbS8uz
  • Anaheim Cinco is all weekend La Palma Park in Anaheim. Carnival rides, games, entertainment, food & more! FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2jt5VxE
  • Fiesta De Mayo Celebration is Saturday 5/5 from 1pm-3pm in the Oak Tree Court of the Outlets at San Clemente. Mariachis, actives for kids, and more. FREE. http://bit.ly/2skYGPE
  • La Habra Citrus Fair starts Friday night and runs all weekend on La Habra Blvd. Live music, food, games, carnival rides & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2qKcfT9
  • The City of Brea Pet Expo is Saturday 5/5 from 9am-5pm at the Brea Community Center. Meet a working K-9 police dog, adopt a pet, and more! http://bit.ly/2FFCaCE
  • The Wahoo’s OC 5K is coming up on Saturday 5/5th at the OC Fair & Event Center. The finish line party will have beer, tacos, live music, an 80’s costume contest, fun vendors, and one participant will win tacos for a year! More info: http://bit.ly/2raBNM1
  • The Downtown Santa Ana Art Walk is Saturday 5/5 from 6pm-10pm. Food, shopping, performances & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2jsQKVm
  • Free Comic Book Day is Saturday 5/5. Comic book stores all over Orange County are participating including locations in Tustin, Orange, Irvine, Lake Forest, Laguna Hills, Fountain Valley. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2qFQLrx
  • Wild West Steam Fest is Saturday 5/5 at the Heritage Museum in Santa Ana. Where the old west meets steampunk. Workshops, gunfights, blacksmith, vendors, panels, and more. Tickets required. http://bit.ly/2rlGtO2
  • The Taste of Orange is Sunday 5/6 from 3-7pm in Old Towne Orange. Tickets required. http://bit.ly/2p2EEaL
  • Environmental Nature Center’s Spring Faire and Butterfly House Opening is Sunday 5/6 in Newport Beach, 10am-3pm. This event is perfect for families with young kids. Crafts, native plant sale, face painting, live animals  & more! FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/1kxOPXN
  • The AVP (Association of Volleyball Professionals) Huntington Beach Open is all weekend. Watch world class athletes compete in beach volleyball. South side of the pier. FREE to attend, however VIP premium seating is available for purchase. http://bit.ly/2pbnYsJ
  •  Visit one of the many weekend Farmers Markets in OC http://bit.ly/2BdBcuQ

Outside of OC but worth the drive…

  • Renaissance Pleasure Faire is in Irwindale through 5/20. Live performances, jousting, shopping, food, and more. Admission required. http://bit.ly/2uPUtoh
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