Category: Memorial Day Weekend

Things To Do in Orange County This Memorial Day Weekend 2017

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

  • Movie in the Park: Watch “Blue Hawaii” Friday 5/26 at the OC Great Park in Irvine. Movie begins at dusk. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2rs091d
  • 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 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
  • Movie in the Park: Watch “The Angry Birds Movie” Saturday 5/27 at the OC Great Park in Irvine. Movie begins at dusk. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2rs091d
  • 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
  • 14th Annual Newport Beach Wine Festival is all weekend at the Balboa Bay Resort. Events include Champagne Brunch, Grand Tasting & more. All events are ticketed. More info: http://bit.ly/2qkZL4F
  • FREE Pet Adoptions all weekend for active military and veterans at OC Animal Care in Orange. http://bit.ly/2r2cQCY
  • FREE Pet Adoptions all weekend for active military and veterans at the Irvine Animal Care Center. http://bit.ly/2r15my5
  • The Patchwork Show arts & craft show is Sunday 5/28 from 11am-5pm in Downtown Santa Ana. FREE to attend. http://ocevent.co/1Fy7akI
  • The 19th Annual Memorial Day Half Marathon is Monday 5/29 in Laguna Hills. Half Marathon, 5k, 10k and Kid’s run. Registration is open online: http://bit.ly/2qUey9d

Memorial Day Services:

Anaheim: 

Brea:

  • View 1200 full size American Flags, each having draped the casket of a deceased Veteran, flying along the  “Avenues of Flags”. 58th Annual Memorial Day Service, Monday 5/29 at 11am at the Memory Garden in Brea. http://bit.ly/2qgX4Fo

Buena Park:

  • Memorial Day Service and Pancake Breakfast, Monday 5/29 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/2r1XpuA

Corona del Mar:

  • 59th Annual Memorial Day Service, Monday 5/29, from 11am-12:30pm at Pacific View Memorial Park. http://bit.ly/2r1amTe

Costa Mesa:

  • 63rd Annual Memorial Day Service, Monday 5/29, from 11am-12pm at Harbor Lawn-Mt. Olive Memorial Park. Special guest speaker, flyover & more. http://bit.ly/2r2v9bb

Dana Point: 

Fountain Valley:

  • Memorial Day Service, Monday 5/29, from 10am-1pm at the Fountain Valley Veterans Memorial. http://bit.ly/2s0uXXh

Fullerton: 

  • 79th Annual Memorial Day Celebration, Monday 5/30 at 10am in Loma Vista Memorial Park. http://bit.ly/2qhjDJP

Huntington Beach:

Irvine: 

La Habra:

  • 97th Annual Memorial Day Observance, Monday 2/29, from 11am-2pm at Rose Hills Memorial Park. Military vehicle displays, vintage plane flyover & more. http://bit.ly/2r1aFhb

La Palma:

  • Memorial Day Celebration, Monday 5/29 at 9:15am 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 5/29, from 12:30pm-2pm at Main Beach. http://bit.ly/2rVOWao

Lake Forest:

  • Memorial Day Observance Program, Monday 5/29, from 11am-12pm at El Toro Memorial Park. http://bit.ly/2s0rWGC

Mission Viejo:

  • Memorial Day Ceremony, Monday 5/29, from 8:30am-12pm at the Mission Viejo Civic Center. http://bit.ly/2r2naLj

San Clemente:

  • Memorial Day Observance, Monday 5/29, from 11am-12pm at the Community Center. Special guest speakers, bagpipers, floral ceremony & more. http://bit.ly/2r0Ourl

San Juan Capistrano:

  • 2nd Annual “Field of Honor” flag display is at Los Rios Park throughout the weekend. A Memorial Day Service will be held at the park on Monday 5/29 from 10am-12pm. http://bit.ly/2qhjUMP

Santa Ana:

  • “From Sea to Shining Sea” Memorial Day Service is Monday 5/29, from 10:30am-12pm at Fairhaven Memorial Park in Santa Ana. Aerial Flyover, guest speaker, live music, white dove release & more. http://bit.ly/2rmoxoX

  • Memorial Day Program, Monday 5/29, from 10am-11am at Santa Ana Cemetery. http://bit.ly/2r1c0nY

Seal Beach:

  • Memorial Day Service, Monday 5/29 at 11am at Eisenhower Park.

Yorba Linda:

  • FREE admission to the Nixon Library. Memorial Day Ceremony, Monday 5/29 at 11am, followed by a concert at 12pm. http://bit.ly/2qldGYc

101 Free Outdoor Movies in Orange County for Summer 2017

101 Free Outdoor Movies in Orange County for Summer 2017:
May
  • Friday, May 19: “Sing” at Stanton Central Park in Stanton at 8pm. http://bit.ly/2qtIF7d
  • Friday, May 19: “Cars” at Hurless Barton Park Amphitheater in Yorba Linda at 8pm. http://bit.ly/2qyvjoy
  • Friday, May 26: “Blue Hawaii” at the OC Great Park in Irvine. Movie begins at dusk. http://bit.ly/2rs091d
  • Saturday, May 27: “The Angry Birds Movie” at the OC Great Park in Irvine. Movie begins at dusk. http://bit.ly/2rs091d
June
  • Friday, June 2: “Moana” at Lantern Bay Park in Dana Point at 8pm. http://bit.ly/2qxCCwF
  • Saturday, June 3: “Pete’s Dragon” at Carbon Canyon Regional Park in Brea at 8pm. (Free parking after 6pm). http://bit.ly/2rsDmDA
  • Friday, June 9: “Zootopia” at Lantern Bay Park in Dana Point at 8pm. http://bit.ly/2qxITsc
  • Friday, June 9: “The Secret Life of Pets” at Tierra Grande Park in San Clemente at 7:30pm. http://bit.ly/2rsgMuL
  • Saturday, June 10: “Close Encounters of the Third Kind” at Carbon Canyon Regional Park in Brea at 8pm. (Free parking after 6pm). http://bit.ly/2rsDmDA
  • Friday, June 16: “The Jungle Book” at Arovista Park Amphitheatre in Brea. Movie begins at dusk. http://bit.ly/2rtev1k
  • Friday, June 16: “The Jungle Book” at Lantern Bay Park in Dana Point at 8pm. http://bit.ly/2pMfVYD
  • Friday, June 16: “The Princess Bride” at the OC Great Park in Irvine. Movie begins at dusk. http://bit.ly/2rs091d
  • Friday, June 16: “Sing” at Lake Forest Sports Park in Lake Forest at 7:30pm. http://bit.ly/2qt60WJ
  • Friday, June 16: “Back to the Future” at Hurless Barton Park Amphitheater in Yorba Linda. http://bit.ly/2qyvjoy
  • Saturday, June 17: “Sing” at the OC Great Park in Irvine. Movie begins at dusk. http://bit.ly/2rs091d
  • Saturday, June 17: “The LEGO Batman Movie” at Craig Regional Park in Fullerton at 8pm. (Free parking after 6pm). http://bit.ly/2rsDmDA
  • Saturday, June 17: “Field of Dreams” at Fairhaven Memorial Park in Santa Ana at 8pm. http://bit.ly/2rsQOHA
  • Friday, June 23: “The LEGO Batman Movie” at Arovista Park Amphitheatre in Brea. Movie begins at dusk. http://bit.ly/2rtev1k
  • Friday, June 23: “Rudy” at the OC Great Park in Irvine. Movie begins at dusk. http://bit.ly/2rs091d
  • Friday, June 23: “Sing” at San Gorgonio Park in San Clemente at 7:30pm. http://bit.ly/2pXLpGu
  • Friday, June 23: “Trolls” at Brio Park in La Habra. Activities begin at 6pm, movie starts at dusk. http://bit.ly/2quOZf7
  • Friday, June 23: “The BFG” at Lantern Bay Park in Dana Point at 8pm. http://bit.ly/2rs88w7
  • Friday, June 23: “Zootopia” at Modjeska Park in Anaheim at 7:45pm. This is part of the “Disneyland Celebrates Summer” program.
  • Saturday, June 24: “The Princess Bride” at Craig Regional Park in Fullerton at 8pm. (Free parking after 6pm). http://bit.ly/2rsDmDA
  • Saturday, June 24: “The Secret Life of Pets” at the OC Great Park in Irvine. Movie begins at dusk. http://bit.ly/2rs091d
  • Saturday, June 24: “Secret Life of Pets” at Laurel Park in Los Alamitos. Movie begins at dusk with a concert before starting at 6:30pm. http://ocevent.co/1FRrzA5
  • Thursday, June 29: “Star Wars Rogue One” on Main Street in Garden Grove. Activities begin at 7pm, movie begins at 8:30pm. http://bit.ly/2qu6AE1
  • Friday, June 30: “Trolls” at Arovista Park Amphitheatre in Brea. Movie begins at dusk. http://bit.ly/2rtev1k
  • Friday, June 30: “E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial” at the OC Great Park in Irvine. Movie begins at dusk. http://bit.ly/2rs091d
  • Friday, June 30: “Pete’s Dragon” at Lantern Bay Park in Dana Point at 8pm. http://bit.ly/2qtGwsm
July
  • Saturday, July 1: “The LEGO Batman Movie” at the OC Great Park in Irvine. Movie begins at dusk. http://bit.ly/2rs091d
  • Saturday, July 1: “Sing” at Bluff Park at Salt Creek Beach in Dana Point at 8pm. (Free parking after 6pm). http://bit.ly/2rsDmDA
  • Friday, July 7: “Sing” at Grand Park in Aliso Viejo. Movie begins at dusk. http://ocevent.co/1LZ4woE
  • Friday, July 7: “The LEGO Batman Movie” at Lake Forest Sports Park in Lake Forest at 7:30pm. http://bit.ly/2qypcAu
  • Friday, July 7: “Home” at Arovista Park Amphitheatre in Brea. Movie begins at dusk. http://bit.ly/2rtev1k
  • Friday, July 7: “Secret Life of Pets” at Champions Sports Complex in Placentia. Movie begins at dusk. http://ocevent.co/1TKwivQ
  • Saturday, July 8: “Goonies” at Bluff Park at Salt Creek Beach in Dana Point at 8pm. (Free parking after 6pm). http://bit.ly/2rsDmDA
  • Saturday, July 8: “The Jungle Book” 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 10: “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” at Segerstrom Center for the Arts on Arts Plaza in Costa Mesa. Movie begins at approximately 8pm. http://ocevent.co/1TVwHYe
  • Thursday, July 13: “The Princess and the Frog” at Pearson Park in Anaheim at 7:45pm. This is part of the “Disneyland Celebrates Summer” program.
  • Friday, July 14: “Moana” at Arovista Park Amphitheatre in Brea. Movie begins at dusk. http://bit.ly/2rtev1k
  • Friday, July 14: “Soul Surfer” at Montwood Park in La Habra. Activities begin at 6pm, movie starts at dusk. http://bit.ly/2quOZf7
  • Friday, July 14: “Moana” at Mason Regional Park in Irvine at 8pm. (Free parking after 6pm). http://bit.ly/2rsDmDA
  • Friday, July 14: “Tangled” at Champions Sports Complex in Placentia. Movie begins at dusk. http://ocevent.co/1TKwivQ
  • Friday, July 14: Movie TBA at Stanton Central Park in Stanton at 7pm. http://bit.ly/2qtIF7d
  • Saturday, July 15: “The Sandlot” at Fairhaven Memorial Park in Santa Ana at 8pm. http://bit.ly/2pMI9m4
  • Monday, July 17: “The Wiz” at Segerstrom Center for the Arts on Arts Plaza in Costa Mesa. Movie begins at approximately 8pm. http://ocevent.co/1TVwHYe
  • Thursday, July 20: “Moana” at Centennial Park in Tustin. Activities begin at 5:30, movie starts at dusk. http://ocevent.co/1Ky3P62
  • Friday, July 21: “Finding Dory” at Arovista Park Amphitheatre in Brea. Movie begins at dusk. http://bit.ly/2rtev1k
  • Friday, July 21: “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” at Mason Regional Park in Irvine at 8pm. (Free parking after 6pm). http://bit.ly/2rsDmDA
  • Friday, July 21: “Moana” at Grand Park in Aliso Viejo. Movie begins at dusk. http://ocevent.co/1LZ4woE
  • Friday, July 21: “LEGO Batman” at Champions Sports Complex in Placentia. Movie begins at dusk. http://ocevent.co/1TKwivQ
  • Friday, July 21: “Finding Dory” at Lake Forest Sports Park in Lake Forest at 7:30pm. http://bit.ly/2qypcAu
  • Friday, July 21: “Moana” at Hurless Barton Park Amphitheater in Yorba Linda at 8pm. http://bit.ly/2qyvjoy
  • Friday, July 21: “Tangled” at Juarez Park in Anaheim at 7:45pm. This is part of the “Disneyland Celebrates Summer” program.
  • Saturday, July 22: “Wreck-It-Ralph” at Orville R. Lewis Park in Los Alamitos. Movie begins at dusk with a concert before starting at 6:30pm. http://ocevent.co/1FRrzA5
  • Monday, July 24: “Stand and Deliver” at Segerstrom Center for the Arts on Arts Plaza in Costa Mesa. Movie begins at approximately 8pm. http://ocevent.co/1TVwHYe
  • Thursday, July 27: “Secret Life of Pets” at Cedar Grove Park in Tustin. Activities begin at 5:30, movie starts at dusk. http://ocevent.co/1Ky3P62
  • Friday, July 28: “Finding Dory” at Laguna Niguel Regional Park in Laguna Niguel at 8pm. (Free parking after 6pm). http://bit.ly/2rsDmDA
  • Friday, July 28: “Sing” at Champions Sports Complex in Placentia. Movie begins at dusk. http://ocevent.co/1TKwivQ
  • Monday, July 31: “Edward Scissorhands”  at Segerstrom Center for the Arts on Arts Plaza in Costa Mesa. Movie begins at approximately 8pm. http://ocevent.co/1TVwHYe
August
  • Tuesday, August 1: “The Little Mermaid” 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
  • Tuesday, August 1: “Moana” at Portola Park in in La Habra. “National Night Out” (community police awareness event) activities begin at 5:30pm, movie starts at dusk. http://bit.ly/2quOZf7
  • Thursday, August 3: “Jungle Book” at Peppertree Park in Tustin. Activities begin at 5:30, movie starts at dusk. http://ocevent.co/1Ky3P62
  • Friday, August 4: “E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial” at Laguna Niguel Regional Park in Laguna Niguel at 8pm. (Free parking after 6pm). http://bit.ly/2rsDmDA
  • Friday, August 4: “Finding Dory” at Grand Park in Aliso Viejo. Movie begins at dusk. http://ocevent.co/1LZ4woE
  • Friday, August 4: “Zootopia” at Champions Sports Complex in Placentia. Movie begins at dusk. http://ocevent.co/1TKwivQ
  • Friday, August 4: “Peter Pan” at Stoddard Park in Anaheim at 7:45pm. This is part of the “Disneyland Celebrates Summer” program.
  • Saturday, August 5: “Moana” at Laurel Park in Los Alamitos. Movie begins at dusk with a concert before starting at 6:30pm. http://ocevent.co/1FRrzA5
  • Monday, August 7: “School of Rock” at Segerstrom Center for the Arts on Arts Plaza in Costa Mesa. Movie begins at approximately 8pm. http://ocevent.co/1TVwHYe
  • Monday, August 7: “Frozen” at Cortesi Park in Villa Park at 7:45pm. http://bit.ly/2qyhAxZ
  • Thursday, August 10: “Finding Dory” at at Camino Real Park in Tustin. Activities begin at 5:30, movie starts at dusk. http://ocevent.co/1Ky3P62
  • Friday, August 11: “Secret Life of Pets” at Washington Middle School in La Habra. Activities begin at 6pm, movie starts at dusk. http://bit.ly/2quOZf7
  • Friday, August 11:  Movie TBA at Stanton Central Park in Stanton at 7pm. http://bit.ly/2qtIF7d
  • Friday, August 11: “A Bug’s Life” at Yorba Regional Park in Anaheim at 8pm. (Free parking after 6pm). http://bit.ly/2rsDmDA
  • Friday, August 11: “Finding Dory” at Champions Sports Complex in Placentia. Movie begins at dusk. http://ocevent.co/1TKwivQ
  • Friday, August 11: “Finding Dory” at Pearson Park Amphitheatre in  Anaheim at 8pm. http://bit.ly/2pNeVmX
  • Friday, August 11: “Lilo & Stitch” at Cordata Park in Fountain Valley. Activities begin at 6pm, movie starts at dusk. http://ocevent.co/1G7q6qG
  • Friday, August 11: “Moana” at Lake Forest Sports Park in Lake Forest at 7:30pm. http://bit.ly/2qypcAu
  • Friday, August 11: “Moana” at Eucalyptus Park in Anaheim at 7:45pm. This is part of the “Disneyland Celebrates Summer” program.
  • Monday, August 14: “The LEGO Batman Movie” at Cortesi Park in Villa Park at 7:45pm. http://bit.ly/2qyhAxZ
  • Wednesday, August 16: “Moana” at Elks Lodge #1952 in Garden Grove. Activities begin at 6:30pm, movie begins at 8pm. http://bit.ly/2qu6AE1
  • Thursday, August 17: “The Book of Life” at Frontier Park in Tustin. Activities begin at 5:30, movie starts at dusk. http://ocevent.co/1Ky3P62
  • Friday, August 18: “The Sandlot” at Yorba Regional Park in Anaheim at 8pm. (Free parking after 6pm). http://bit.ly/2rsDmDA
  • Friday, August 18: “Wizard of OZ” at Grand Park in Aliso Viejo. Movie begins at dusk. http://ocevent.co/1LZ4woE
  • Friday, August 18: People’s choice at Champions Sports Complex in Placentia. Movie begins at dusk. http://ocevent.co/1TKwivQ
  • Friday, August 18: “Secret Life of Pets” at Pearson Park Amphitheatre in  Anaheim at 8pm. http://bit.ly/2pNeVmX
  • Friday, August 18: “Finding Dory” at Los Alamos Park in Fountain Valley. Activities begin at 6pm, movie starts at dusk. http://ocevent.co/1G7q6qG
  • Friday, August 18: “The Incredibles” at Hurless Barton Park Amphitheater in Yorba Linda at 8pm. http://bit.ly/2qyvjoy
  • Friday, August 18: “Frozen” at Twila Reid Park in Anaheim at 7:45pm. This is part of the “Disneyland Celebrates Summer” program.
  • Friday, August 25: “Moana” at Harper Park in Fountain Valley. Activities begin at 6pm, movie starts at dusk. http://ocevent.co/1G7q6qG
  • Friday, August 25: “Beauty and the Beast” at Lake Forest Sports Park in Lake Forest at 7:30pm. http://bit.ly/2qypcAu
  • Saturday, August 26: Movie TBA “End of Summer Bash & BBQ” at Heather Park in Seal Beach (presented by the Seal Beach Lions Club). The Lions Club will cooking and the movie will follow at dusk. http://bit.ly/2qvIMzd
September
  • Friday, September 8: “Sing” at El Cerrito School in La Habra. Activities begin at 6pm, movie starts at dusk. http://bit.ly/2quOZf7
  • Friday, September 8: Movie TBA at Stanton Central Park in Stanton at 8pm. http://bit.ly/2qtIF7d
  • Friday, September 15: “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” at Hurless Barton Park Amphitheater in Yorba Linda. http://bit.ly/2qyvjoy
October
  • Friday, October 13: “The Book of Life” at Our Lady of Guadalupe School in La Habra. Activities begin at 6pm, movie starts at dusk. http://bit.ly/2quOZf7

Memorial Day Weekend in Orange County 2016

Memorial Day Weekend in Orange County

Here’s what’s happening for Memorial Day weekend, 5/27-5/30, in Orange County: 

  • “Sunset Serenades” Concert Series continues Friday 5/27, from 6:30pm to sunset in Heisler Park in Laguna beach. Take a picnic & enjoy live music from 4 singer-songwriters. FREE to attend.
    http://ocevent.co/1OfTCM5
  • 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).
    http://ocevent.co/1PxThtt
  • The Patchwork Show arts & craft show is Sunday 5/29 from 11am-5pm in Downtown Santa Ana. FREE to attend.
    http://ocevent.co/1Fy7akI
  • The Garden Grove Strawberry Festival is all weekend (starting Friday night) at the Village Green in Garden Grove. Parade, food, games, music & more! FREE to attend.
    http://ocevent.co/1FpmRJF
  • 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
  • 13th Annual Newport Beach Wine Festival is all weekend at the Balboa Bay Resort. Events include “Cooking with Wine”, Champagne Brunch, Grand Tasting & more. All events are ticketed. More info:
    http://ocevent.co/1XvaTb2
  • FREE Pet Adoptions all weekend for active military and veterans at OC Animal Care in Orange.
    http://ocevent.co/22onSMC
  • Bowers Museum is having Mummy Movie Marathon all weekend in Santa Ana. They’ll be showing 6 different movies over the weekend, free with paid admission.
    http://ocevent.co/25fCmjN
  • FREE admission to the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum in Yorba Linda on 5/30 for Memorial Day. Ceremony at 11:30am and concert at 2:30pm.
    http://ocevent.co/27RQF03

Memorial Day Services:

Anaheim: 

Buena Park:

  • Memorial Day Service and Pancake Breakfast, Monday 5/30 at George Bellis Park. Breakfast is at 8am the and remembrance service is at 10am, followed by a bbq and family activities.
    http://ocevent.co/25fIGaN

Dana Point: 

Fullerton: 

  • Memorial Day Observance, Monday 5/30, from 10am-11:30am in Loma Vista Memorial Park. Special guest speaker, Flyover & more.
    http://ocevent.co/20ycIDB

Huntington Beach:

Irvine: 

Laguna Beach: 

Lake Forest: 

  • Memorial Day Observance Program, Monday 5/30, from 11am-12pm at El Toro Memorial Park. Speakers, Flyover,   live music & more.
    http://ocevent.co/1YXgzcG 

Mission Viejo:

  • Memorial Day Ceremony, Monday 5/30 at 8:30am at the Mission Viejo Civic Center. Special guest speaker, rifle salute & more.
    http://ocevent.co/27RPG01 

San Clemente:

  • Memorial Day Observance, Monday 5/30, from 11am-12pm at the Community Center. Special guest speakers, bagpipers, floral ceremony & more.
    http://ocevent.co/1WNhTAU 

Santa Ana:

  • “Honoring our Heroes” Memorial Day Service is Monday 5/30, from 10:30am-12pm at Fairhaven Memorial Park in Santa Ana. Aerial Flyover, Military Honor Wall, live music, free hot dogs & more.
    http://ocevent.co/1YXfiT8
  • Memorial Day Program, Monday 5/30, from 10am-11am at Santa Ana Cemetery.
    http://ocevent.co/27RMnFZ