19 Fun Things To Do on Father’s Day Weekend in Orange County

It’s Father’s Day Weekend in OC with the return of 3 annual car shows, 2 chili cook-offs, 4 concerts the the park, 4 movies in the park, an art festival, music festival, foodie event & more!

  • The OC Night Market returns to the OC Fairgrounds in Costa Mesa Friday night 6/15 and runs all weekend. Food, entertainment, shopping, & more. Admission is $5 and parking is $8. http://ocevent.co/1H5rcnJ
  • Movie in the Park: “Guardians of the Galaxy” Friday 6/15 at Lantern Bay Park in Dana Point at 8pm. http://bit.ly/2xc2MfB
  • Movie in the Park: “The Lorax” Friday 6/15 at Lake Forest Sports Park in Lake Forest at 7:30pm. http://bit.ly/2kspFSO
  • Surf City “Chili at the Beach” Chili Cook-off & Salsa Tasting is Saturday 6/16 in downtown Huntington Beach from 11am-5pm. FREE to attend. http://ocevent.co/1N85akV
  • The 23rd Annual San Clemente Car Show is Saturday 6/16 from 10am-3pm in Downtown San Clemente. Over 300 cars from Classics to Exotics. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2sDFjz6
  • The 11th Annual Laguna Beach Fete de la Musique is Saturday 6/16 from 12-4pm. Enjoy musical performances that take place all around Laguna Beach. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2t92lNS
  • Cook’s Corner Chili Cook-Off is Saturday 6/16 starting at 11am in Trabuco Canyon. Live music, contests & more. http://bit.ly/2JSJWiw
  • The 54th Annual Newport Beach Art Exhibition is Saturday 6/16 from 1-6pm at the Newport Beach Civic Center. View and shop from over 250 works of art. Live music, food & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2rlOcuj
  • The 13th Annual International Surfing Day is Saturday 6/16 from 8am-12pm on the north side of the pier in Huntington Beach. Surf lessons, Sup demonstrations, yoga on the beach & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2rmlhXl
  • The NSSA Interscholastic Surfing Championships are all weekend at Salt Creek Beach in Dana Point. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2rwcSEG
  • International Surfing Day is Saturday 6/16. Join Surfrider for a beach clean up from 7am-12pm at 19th street in Newport Beach. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2MtMcvc
  • Star Wars Day at the OC Zoo is Saturday 6/16 from 10am-3pm in Orange. Characters, crafts, games & more. Admission is $2. http://bit.ly/2LMRTDh
  • Concert in the Park: The Skinny Little Twits (Classic Rock), Saturday 6/16 at the Civic Center Green in Cypress at 6pm. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2yb5Fxp
  • Concert in the Park: Salty Raisins and Daze of Blue, Saturday 6/16 at the Silverado Fairgrounds in Silverado from 6-10pm. Admission is 1 can of food to be donated to the local food bank. http://bit.ly/2t6amTC
  • Movie in the Park: “Ferdinand” Saturday 6/16 at East Side Community Park in Yorba Linda at 8pm. http://bit.ly/2IMezCr
  • Movie in the Park: “The Jungle Book” Saturday 6/16 at Carbon Canyon Regional Park in Brea at 8pm. (Free parking after 6pm). http://bit.ly/2GQF9bH
  • Crusin’ Brea Classic Car Show is Sunday 6/17 in Downtown Brea (Birch & Brea Blvd) from 10am-4pm. FREE to attend. http://ocevent.co/1GvsHtA
  • The 11th Annual Balboa Bay Resort’s Father’s Day Car Show is Sunday 6/17 from 11am-3pm in Newport Beach. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2LO0hCq
  • Concert on the Green: Matt Mauser (the music of Frank Sinatra), Sunday 6/17 from 6pm-7:30pm at the Newport Beach Civic Center. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2sWv49e

Also…

  • Check out our ultimate guide to “Movies in the Park”. Over 80 movies all across OC all summer long. All are FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2H5uKck
  • Visit one of the many weekend Farmers Markets in OC:  http://bit.ly/2BdBcuQ

13 Ways to Have Fun This Weekend in Orange County

It’s starting to feel like summer in Orange County as we welcome back “movies in the park” and “concerts in the park”, as well as some fun summer events, including two vintage markets, an art festival in Dana Point, wooden boat parade in Newport Harbor, and more.

  • Incredible Dog Challenge and Surf Dog Competition is Friday and Saturday at Huntington State Beach in Huntington Beach. Activities start at 9am on Friday and again at 11am on Saturday. FREE to attend. State Beach parking fees apply. http://bit.ly/2LySEQr
  • Concert in the Park: The Smokin’ Cobras, Friday 6/8 at Crown Valley Park Amphitheatre in Laguna Niguel from 7-9pm. FREE to attend. http://ocevent.co/1VAC2JQ
  • Movie in the Park: “Beauty and the Beast”, Friday 6/8 at Lantern Bay Park in Dana Point at 8pm. FREE to attend.  http://bit.ly/2sfGPqd
  • Movie in the Park: “Age of Ultron”, Friday 6/8 at Washington Middle School in La Habra. Activities begin at 6pm, movie starts at dusk. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2seNfWz
  • Sunset Serenades continues at Heisler Park in Laguna Beach, Friday 6/8 from 6:30pm to sunset. Take a picnic & listen to live music in the Rockpile Amphitheater. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2KxNnc9
  • Flying Miz Daisy Vintage Market is this weekend 6/9-6/10 inside the Hangar at the OC Fair and Events Center in Costa Mesa. There will be over 60 curated vintage vendors, a food truck and more. Admission and parking required.  http://bit.ly/2Lq3zM5
  • Rancho Fest starts is all weekend at Central Park in Rancho Santa Margarita. Live music, kids fun zone, food, shopping & more. http://bit.ly/2sQnwUJ
  • The Golden Years Vintage Market is Saturday 6/9 from 11am-5pm on 2nd Street Promenade in Downtown Santa Ana. Vintage clothing, vinyl records & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2sVxP8t
  • Concert in the Park: Hit Me 90s, Saturday 6/9 at the Civic Center Green in Cypress at 6pm. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2sDr11o
  • The Newport Beach Wooden Boat Festival is all weekend in Corona Del Mar. On Sunday you can watch a wooden boat parade around Newport Harbor at 11am. http://bit.ly/2LtVp5o
  • Bluegrass & BBQ is Sunday 6/10 from 4-7pm at the Laguna College of Art & Design in Laguna Canyon. Tickets required. http://bit.ly/2kWmmmM
  • Dana Point Art Fest is Sunday 6/10 from 10am-5pm in the Lantern District. 80+ local artists, live music, and more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2HuvWX4

Check out our ultimate guide to “Movies in the Park”. Over 80 movies all across OC all summer long. All are FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2H5uKck

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

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

Things To Do in Orange County on Memorial Day Weekend

It’s a weekend filled with festivals in Orange County! The Garden Grove Strawberry Festival is back for it’s 60th year in OC! Plus you can attend the Patchwork Show arts & crafts festival in Santa Ana, or the Scottish Festival in Costa Mesa. We’ve also gathered 24 Memorial Day Services that you can attend on Monday.

Scroll down for Memorial Day services.

Here’s what’s happening for Memorial Day weekend in Orange County:

  • The Garden Grove Strawberry Festival is all weekend (starting Friday afternoon) at the Village Green in Garden Grove. Parade, food, games, music & more! FREE to attend. http://ocevent.co/1FpmRJF
  • 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 Patchwork Show arts & craft show is Sunday 5/27 from 11am-5pm in Downtown Santa Ana. FREE to attend. http://ocevent.co/1Fy7akI
  • The Scottish Festival is all weekend at the OC Fairgrounds in Costa Mesa. Highland games, Whiskey tasting, sheep herding, food, shopping & more! Admission required (free admission for active and retired military, police, firefighters and first responders.). http://ocevent.co/1PxThtt
  • The Santa Ana Memorial Day Festival is all weekend (starting Friday night) at Madison Park (Edinger & Standard). Rides, games, food & more! FREE to attend. http://ocevent.co/1TVn6Rk
  • FREE Pet Adoptions all weekend for active military and veterans at OC Animal Care in Orange. http://bit.ly/2s42pP6
  • The 20th Annual Memorial Day Half Marathon is Monday 5/28 in Laguna Hills. Half Marathon, 5k, 10k and Kid’s run. Registration is open online: http://bit.ly/2qUey9d

Memorial Day Services, listed by city:

Anaheim:

Brea:

  • View 1100 full size American Flags, each having draped the casket of a deceased Veteran, flying along the  “Avenues of Flags”. 59th Annual Memorial Day Service, Monday 5/28 at 11am at the Memory Garden in Brea. http://bit.ly/2qgX4Fo

Buena Park:

  • Memorial Day Service and Pancake Breakfast, Monday 5/28 at George Bellis Park. Breakfast is at 8am the and remembrance service is at 10am, followed by a picnic in the park. http://bit.ly/2GNdj07

Corona del Mar:

  • 60th Annual Memorial Day Service, Monday 5/28, from 11am-1pm at Pacific View Memorial Park. Complimentary refreshments and hot dogs will be served following the service. http://bit.ly/2IGSARm

Costa Mesa:

  • 64th Annual Memorial Day Service, Monday 5/28, from 11am-12pm at Harbor Lawn-Mt. Olive Memorial Park. Special guest speaker, flyover & more.

Cypress:

  • Memorial Day Service, Monday 5/28, from 10am-11am at Forest Lawn Cemetery. Keynote speaker, rifle salute, patriotic music, and more. http://bit.ly/2GMRrlF

Dana Point:

Fountain Valley:

  • Memorial Day Service, Monday 5/28, 8:30am-12pm at the Fountain Valley Veterans Memorial. Pancake breakfast starts at 8:30am, service starts at 10am. http://bit.ly/2KQva8N

Fullerton:

  • 80th Annual Memorial Day Celebration, Monday 5/28 at 10am in Loma Vista Memorial Park. Over 4000 flags and crosses will be placed on graves. http://bit.ly/2qhjDJP

Huntington Beach:

Irvine:

La Habra/Whittier:

  • 98th Annual Memorial Day Observance, Monday 5/28, from 11am-2pm at Rose Hills Memorial Park. Military vehicle displays, vintage plane flyover & more. http://bit.ly/2LrRmXW

La Palma:

  • Memorial Day Celebration, Monday 5/28 at 9am at the City’s Eternal Flame located in front of the Civic Center. http://bit.ly/2r1u6qd

Laguna Beach:

  • Memorial Day Celebration, Monday 5/29 at 11am at Heisler Park.
  • Patriotic Concert by the Laguna Beach Concert Band, Monday 5/28, at 11am at Main Beach. http://bit.ly/2rVOWao

Lake Forest:

  • Memorial Day Observance Program, Monday 5/28, from 11am-12pm at El Toro Memorial Park. http://bit.ly/2s0rWGC

Mission Viejo:

San Clemente:

  • Memorial Day Observance, Monday 5/28, from 11am-12pm at the Community Center. Special guest speakers, live music & more. http://bit.ly/2IITYTR

Santa Ana:

Seal Beach:

  • Memorial Day Service, Monday 5/28 at 11am at Eisenhower Park presented by the Lions Club.
  • Memorial Day Ceremony, Monday 5/28 at 11am at the Naval Weapons Station. http://bit.ly/2s4653k

Westminster:

  • 46th Annual Memorial Day Service, Monday 5/28, from 11am-12:30pm at Westminster Memorial Park. Live music, white dove release, and complimentary refreshments and hot dogs. http://bit.ly/2IMb7rB

Yorba Linda:

  • Memorial Day Ceremony, Monday 5/28 at 11am at the Nixon Museum, followed by a lecture at 1pm and concert at 3:30pm. http://bit.ly/2qldGYc