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Summer Fun Things To Do this Weekend in Orange County

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It’s going to be a great weekend in OC. The San Clemente Ocean Fest returns for another year, it’s the second weekend of the OC Fair, the art festivals continue in Laguna Beach, there are movies in the park, concerts in the park, and more!

Events:

  • The San Clemente Ocean Festival is all weekend. Pancake breakfast, athletic competitions, art show, sandcastle competition, Woodys on the pier, beach party, concert & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2tuIwzX
  • The OC Fair  continues in Costa Mesa and runs through 8/11. Tickets required. http://bit.ly/2tRSbmq
  • The Pageant of the Masters & Festival of Arts continues this weekend in Laguna Beach. Show runs through 8/31. Watch as famous paintings come to life! Tickets required. http://bit.ly/29JMP0S
  • Art-A-Fair Fine Art Festival continues this weekend in Laguna Beach and runs through 9/1. Admission required. http://bit.ly/2uodnjN 
  • The Sawdust Arts and Crafts Festival continues this weekend in Laguna Beach and runs through 9/1. Open 10am-10pm daily. Admission required. http://ocevent.co/296QLIk

Movies in the Park (FREE to attend):

  • Friday, July 19: “Boss Baby” at Champions Sports Complex in Placentia. Movie begins at dusk. http://ocevent.co/1TKwivQ
  • Friday, July 19: Ralph Breaks the Internet at Stanton Central Park in Stanton at 8pm. http://bit.ly/2qtIF7d
  • Friday, July 19: “The Emperor’s New Groove” at Stoddard Park in Anaheim. http://bit.ly/2J2w4Pc
  • Friday, July 19: “The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part” at Grand Park in Aliso Viejo. Movie begins at dusk. http://bit.ly/2XRRrt6
  • Friday, July 19: “The Goonies” at Yorba Park in Anaheim at 8pm. (Free parking after 6pm). http://bit.ly/30zrzE7  
  • Friday, July 19: “How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World” at Arovista Park Amphitheatre in Brea. Movie begins at dusk. http://bit.ly/2LYIThE 
  • Saturday, July 20: “The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part” at Hurless Barton Park Amphitheater in Yorba Linda at 8pm. http://bit.ly/2Ghkj7X 

Outdoor Concerts (FREE to attend)

  • Saturday 7/20: Damyon & the Family Band and The James Kelly Band at the Silverado Fairgrounds in Silverado from 6pm-10pm. Admission is a canned food donation. http://bit.ly/2YXcpZ1 
  • Saturday, July 20: Young Dempsey at the Central Park Amphitheatre in La Palma from 6:30-8pm. http://ocevent.co/1P91kYS
  • Sunday 7/21: Rodeo Drive at Central Park in Rancho Santa Margarita from 6-8pm. http://ocevent.co/1X1XfNB 
  • Sunday 7/21: The Trip at Mike Ward Community Park in Irvine at 5:30. http://ocevent.co/1ZyQMb4
  • Sunday 7/21: Common Sense (Surf/Reggae) at Grand Park/Town Center Amphitheatre in Aliso Viejo from 5:30-7:30pm. http://bit.ly/2XRRrt6
  • Sunday 7/21: Jamie Wood & the Good Rockin’ Daddys at Huntington Beach Central Park in Huntington Beach at 5pm. http://ocevent.co/1BQrkad
  • Sunday 7/21: The Reflexx and Freedom (A Tribute to George Michael and Wham) at Sea Terrace Park in Dana Point from 2:30-6pm. http://bit.ly/32IfRZM 
  • Sunday 7/21: Cubensis (Grateful Dead Tribute) at Bluebird Park in Laguna Beach from 5-7pm. http://bit.ly/2LZ95cf 
  • Sunday 7/21: Tijuana Dogs (Rock and Roll) at Hurless Barton Park in Yorba Linda from 5:30-7pm. http://bit.ly/30AM6bh 

Also…

4th of July Events in Orange County 2019

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Here’s a list of 4th of July events in Orange County for 2019, listed by city:

Aliso Viejo:

  • July 4th Community Celebration & Fireworks is from 6-9:30pm at Grand Park in Aliso Viejo. FREE to attend. http://ocevent.co/1LZ4woE

Anaheim Hills:

  • 4th of July Celebration starts at 7am with a 5k/10k Firecracker Run. Dog show at 9:30am and parade at 1pm. Live entertainment in the evening and Fireworks at 9pm. Multiple locations. FREE to attend. http://ocevent.co/1JrpAEb

Anaheim:

  • Disneyland is having a special Fourth of July fireworks show on 7/4. Park admission required. http://bit.ly/2shxSOZ 

Brea:

  • 40th annual 4th of July Country Fair starts at 7am with a pancake breakfast in City Hall Park. Fair runs from 10am-3pm. Live music, vendors, food, games & more! FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2rWYkgm

Buena Park:

  • Knott’s Berry Farm is having a 4th of July Fireworks show on 7/4. Fireworks start at 9:30pm. Park admission required. http://bit.ly/2sF9SCY

Costa Mesa:

  • 4th of July Spectacular: Hotel California: A Salute to the Eagles is at 8pm at the Pacific Amphitheatre in Costa Mesa. Evening finishes off with fireworks. Tickets required. http://bit.ly/2I7mZDm
  • 3rd of July Independence Day Community Celebration is being held on 7/3 at the OC Fairgrounds from 5pm-11pm, with a pyrotechnics show at 9pm. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2FCmeDS 

Cypress:

  • The 32nd Annual “joint city” 4th of July Celebration (Los Alamitos, Cypress, Rossmoor and Seal Beach) takes place at the Joint Forces Training Base in Los Alamitos at 4pm. Food, entertainment, kids fun zone & more. Fireworks start at 9pm. FREE to attend. http://ocevent.co/1JrCUbG

Dana Point:

  • 4th of July Fireworks Extravaganza display starts at 8:45pm over the water at Doheny State Beach. Tune your radio to KSBR 88.5 FM to hear the fireworks synchronized to music. FREE viewing & shuttle bus. Popular viewing locations: Heritage Park and Lantern Bay Park.  http://bit.ly/2tms7OF

Fullerton:

  • The 30th Annual 4th of July Festival and Fireworks Show starts at 5pm at Fullerton High School Stadium. Activities, food & live music. Fireworks start at 9pm and last for 20 minutes. FREE to attend. http://ocevent.co/1JvA6Nv

Huntington Beach:

  • 4th of July activities start on 7/3 with a multi-day festival in Pier Plaza, featuring live music, food and vendors. The 4th of July Parade starts at 10am on 7/4, this year’s theme is “Sweet Land of Liberty”. Fireworks start at 9pm. FREE to attend. http://ocevent.co/1LTFaZq

Irvine:

  • 35th Annual Concert on the Green & Fireworks Festival starts at 3pm at the Irvine High School Football Stadium. Live music, activities for the kids, food & more! Fireworks at 9pm. Admission required: http://ocevent.co/293RDwF

La Habra:

  • 4th of July Spectacular starts at 4pm at La Bonita Park. Fireworks, kids zone, games, food, live music, & more. Fireworks start at 9pm. Admission Required. http://ocevent.co/29gWm03 

La Palma:

  • “Run for Fun” 10K, 5K and Yankee Doodle Dash start at 7:30am. There’s also a pancake breakfast from 7:30-10am and a kids fun zone. http://bit.ly/2r7FtQv

Laguna Beach:

  • 4th of July Fireworks start at 9pm and will originate from Monument Point in Heisler Park. FREE. http://bit.ly/2rGHVfz

Laguna Hills:

  • 4th of July Celebration starts at 4pm at the Community Center & Sports Complex. Carnival rides, food, music, crafts, face painting & more. Fireworks start at 9:10pm. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2LrG4W6 

Laguna Niguel:

  • July 4th Summer Concert is from 6-8pm at Crown Valley Community Park. Enjoy music from Undercover Live (Variety and Top 40). FREE to attend.  http://bit.ly/2XAgsgl 
  •  The 36th Annual 4th of July Pancake Breakfast is from 7:30am-10:30am at Crown Valley Park in Laguna Niguel. http://bit.ly/2ZTgQny  
  • 4th of July Fireworks take place at Laguna Niguel Regional Park at 9pm. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2NmBJGl  

Lake Forest:

  • 4th of July Parade starts at 10am at the intersection of Toledo Way and Ridge Route Drive. FREE to attend. More info: http://ocevent.co/299w7cR

Los Alamitos:

  • The 32nd Annual “joint city” 4th of July Celebration (Los Alamitos, Cypress, Rossmoor and Seal Beach) takes place at the Joint Forces Training Base in Los Alamitos at 4pm. Food, entertainment, kids fun zone & more. Fireworks start at 9pm. FREE to attend. http://ocevent.co/1JrCUbG

Mission Viejo:

  • 4th of July Street Fair starts at 12pm on Olympiad between Marguerite and Melinda. Live music, games, food & more. Fireworks start at 9pm. FREE to attend & FREE shuttle. http://bit.ly/2sIuhH3

Newport Beach:

  • 9th Annual “4th of July is for Families” Festival kicks-off at 9am with a Bike Parade and runs until 11:30am in Channel Place Park. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2ZVXPAQ 
  • 47th Annual Independence Day Celebration at Mariners Park kicks-off with a parade at 10:30am. Celebration runs until 1:30pm. http://bit.ly/2ZVXPAQ 
  • Old Glory Boat Parade starts at 1pm and cruises through Newport Harbor. Events start at 7am with a pancake breakfast, followed by live music, and fireworks at 9pm. Parade viewing is FREE, other events have a fee. http://bit.ly/2ZVXPAQ 
  • Newport Dunes “Independence Day on the Back Bay” starts at 9am. Music, food & more. Admission required. Fireworks start at 9pm. http://bit.ly/2K1VPPT
  • Newport Beach Fireworks start at 9pm are viewable from Newport Dunes and Balboa Island.

Orange:

  • 3rd of July Celebration is WEDNESDAY 7/3 from 4pm-9pm at Fred Kelly Stadium/El Modena High School. Family friendly activities & fireworks. Admission is $7. http://bit.ly/2sIsuBM

Rancho Santa Margarita:

  • 4th of July Star-Spangled Spectacular is at the Lago Santa Margarita Beach Club. Entertainment, game, fireworks starting at 9pm. http://bit.ly/2s1C44R

San Clemente:

San Juan Capistrano:

  • 4th of July Celebration and Carnival starts at 12pm at the San Juan Capistrano Sports Park. Games, rides, live music, followed by fireworks at 9pm. Carnival also runs through the weekend. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2xnZYcz 

Santa Ana:

  • 4th of July Celebration starts at 5pm in Centennial Park. Live music, food, kids zone & more. Fireworks start at 9pm. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2JfPAZP 

Seal Beach:

  • The 32nd Annual “joint city” 4th of July Celebration (Los Alamitos, Cypress, Rossmoor and Seal Beach) takes place at the Joint Forces Training Base in Los Alamitos at 4pm. Food, entertainment, kids fun zone & more. Fireworks start at 9pm. FREE to attend. http://ocevent.co/1JrCUbG

Tustin:

  • 4th of July celebration starts at 6pm at the Tustin High School Stadium with live music. Snack bar with drinks & bbq items. Fireworks start at 9pm. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2FLQQD4

Yorba Linda:

  • Fourth of July Spectacular starts at 5pm at the Veterans Sports Park. Family activities, live entertainment, kids zone and fireworks. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2Jh2jeD 

 

Fun Things To Do in OC on Father’s Day Weekend June 14-16

It’s Father’s Day Weekend in OC with the return of TikiLand Trading Co. tiki marketplace at the Heritage Museum in Santa Ana, 3 annual car shows, OC Night Market in Costa Mesa, concerts in the park, a movie in the park, & more!

  • Tikiland Trading Co., tiki marketplace is back for another event on Saturday, June 15th from 10am-4pm at the Heritage Museum in Santa Ana, CA. Shop from over 60 tiki artists, makers, and vendors, enjoy live music, pineapple Dole Whips, as well as tiki drinks, and food by Cousins Maine Lobster. Visit tikilandtrading.com for event tickets, address, and more info. Tix are $6 in online (prices go up 6/15) or $8 at the door (cash only).
  • The OC Night Market returns to the OC Fairgrounds in Costa Mesa Friday night 6/14 and runs all weekend. Food, entertainment, shopping, & more. Admission is $5 and there is also a parking fee. http://ocevent.co/1H5rcnJ
  • The 12th Annual Laguna Beach Fete de la Musique is Saturday 6/15 from 12-4pm. Enjoy musical performances that take place all around Laguna Beach. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2t92lNS
  • Surf City “Chili at the Beach” Chili Cook-off & Salsa Tasting is Saturday 6/15 in downtown Huntington Beach from 11am-5pm. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2KNBktC
  • The 24th Annual San Clemente Car Show is Saturday 6/15 from 10am-3pm in Downtown San Clemente. Over 300 cars from Classics to Exotics. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2WLU2sE
  • The 9th Annual White Glove Concours and Porsche Display is Saturday 6/15 from 9am-2pm at Sea Terrace Park in Dana Point. View over 100 porches (new and old) on display. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2MMl12T
  • The 55th Annual Newport Beach Art Exhibition is Saturday 6/15 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 14th Annual International Surfing Day is Saturday 6/15 from 8am-12pm on the north side of the pier in Huntington Beach. Surf lessons, Sup demonstrations, & 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
  • Concert in the Park: The Answer (Classic Rock), Saturday 6/15 at the Civic Center Green in Cypress at 6pm. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2KjE5U2
  • Concert in the Park: Parker Smith’s porch pickin’ 20s & 30s blues stylings, and Fabulous Nomads, Saturday 6/15 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/2FdxwhQ
  • Movie in the Park: “Smallfoot” Saturday 6/15 at East Side Community Park in Yorba Linda. Movie begins at dusk. .http://bit.ly/2wWOk8g
  • Crusin’ Brea Classic Car Show is Sunday 6/16 in Downtown Brea (Birch & Brea Blvd) from 10am-4pm. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2F4YR5J
  • The 12th Annual Balboa Bay Resort’s Father’s Day Car Show is Sunday 6/16 from 11am-2pm in Newport Beach. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2LO0hCq
  • Concert on the Green: The Side Deal, Sunday 6/16 from 6pm-7:30pm at the Newport Beach Civic Center. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2MP2uDc
  • Visit one of the many weekend Farmers Markets in OC:  http://bit.ly/2BdBcuQ
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