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Fun Things To Do in Orange County during the first Weekend of Summer

It’s going to be a great weekend in OC. Enjoy the Doheny Surf Festival, Fountain Valley Summerfest, Corgi Beach Day, Movies in the Park, Concerts in the Park and so much more!

  • Fountain Valley Summerfest starts Thursday 6/21 and runs all weekend at the Fountain Valley Sports Park. Rides, games, car show & more. FREE to attend. http://ocevent.co/28ThPN0
  • Movie in the Park: Movie TBA Friday 6/22 at Stanton Central Park in Stanton at 8pm. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2qtIF7d
  • Movie in the Park: Watch “The Little Mermaid” Friday 6/22 at Lantern Bay Park in Dana Point at 8pm. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2saBcKw
  • Movie in the Park: Watch “Peter Rabbit” Friday 6/22 at Brio Park in La Habra. Activities begin at 6pm, movie starts at dusk. http://bit.ly/2INymRU
  • Movie in the Park: Watch “Stagecoach” Friday 6/22 at the OC Great Park on the Palm Court in Irvine. Movie begins at dusk. http://bit.ly/2KVsg2O
  • Movie in the Park: Watch “Paddington 2” Friday 6/22 at Arovista Park Amphitheatre in Brea. Movie begins at dusk. http://bit.ly/2kqaxFf
  • Movie in the Park: Watch “Finding Nemo” Friday 6/22 at Ponderosa Park in Anaheim. http://bit.ly/2J2w4Pc
  • It’s Christmas in June at Angels Stadium in Anaheim with a Trout Nutcracker giveaway before the game on Friday 6/22 and “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” as a post-game movie on Saturday 6/23. Tickets required. http://atmlb.com/2tsR3Cl
  • Concert in the Park: Aeromyth (Aerosmith Tribute), Friday 6/22 at Crown Valley Park Amphitheatre in Laguna Niguel from 7-9pm. FREE to attend. http://ocevent.co/1VAC2JQ
  • Doheny Surf Festival is all weekend in Dana Point at Doheny State Beach. Surfing contest, Woody car show, vendor village, food, music & more. FREE to attend. http://ocevent.co/296Oxcj
  • Born Free Vintage Chopper and Classic Motorcycle show is all weekend at Oak Canyon Ranch in Silverado. Music, vendors & more. Admission required. http://bit.ly/2sWMwvA
  • Summer Corgi Beach Day is Saturday 6/23 in Huntington Beach at the new location of Beach Blvd, and PCH (Tower 14/15). Join hundreds of Corgi dogs for a day of fun, activities, contests & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2yFzrLl
  • OC Pride Festival and Parade is Saturday 6/23 in Downtown Santa Ana. Parade begins at 10:30am. Live music, dancing, food trucks, beer, shopping & more. Parade viewing is free, festival requires a ticket. http://bit.ly/2tPyLLO
  • Concert in the Park: Reckless, Saturday 6/23 at Laurel Park in Los Alamitos from 6:30-8pm. Followed by the movie “The Lion King” at dusk. FREE to attend. http://ocevent.co/1FRrzA5
  • Concert in the Park: 80s Flashback Tribute is Sunday 6/24 at the Sports Park in Lake Forest from 5:30-8:30pm. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2M8vQXU
  • Concert in the Park: Huntington Beach Concert Band, Sunday 6/24 at Huntington Beach Central Park in Huntington Beach at 5pm. FREE to attend. http://ocevent.co/1BQrkad
  • Comedian Kevin Hart is at Five Point Amphitheatre in Irvine Saturday 6/23. Doors open at 7pm. Tickets required and still available. http://bit.ly/2Kc4bbd

Also…

  • Check out our ultimate guide to 4th of July in Orange County with over 30 Independence Day events! http://bit.ly/2KacpAG
  • Check out our list of “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

 

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
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