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22 Things To Do this Weekend in Orange County

It’s going to be a great weekend in Orange County! Civil War Days return to the the Heritage Museum in Santa Ana, La Habra Corn Festival is back for another year, it’s the last weekend of the Vans US Open of Surfing, there art festivals, Shakespeare by the Sea, movies in the park, outdoor concerts & more!

  • Shakespeare by the Sea is Friday 8/3 at Oso Viejo Community Park in Mission Viejo at 7pm. Enjoy a performance of The Winter’s Tale. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2LYI09h
  • La Habra Corn Festival starts Friday night and runs all weekend at El Centro/Lions Park. Live music, parade, carnival rides, games, food & more. FREE to attend. http://ocevent.co/1DxQFpU
  • Civil War Days is all weekend at the Heritage Museum of OC in Santa Ana. Live demonstrations, explore camp life & more. Admission required ($5 for adults, 12 and under free). http://bit.ly/2f9HWoz
  • The Vans US Open of Surfing continues this weekend in Huntington Beach. Watch Surf, Skate and BMX competitions. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2rSS5LG
  • The Los Angeles Chargers Training Camp continues at the Jack Hammett Sports Complex in Costa Mesa. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2h761Nj
  • The OC Fair continues in Costa Mesa and runs through 8/12. Tickets required. http://bit.ly/2tRSbmq
  • The Pageant of the Masters & Festival of Arts continues this weekend in Laguna Beach. Show runs through 9/1. 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. Show runs through 9/2. Admission required. http://bit.ly/2uodnjN
  • The Sawdust Arts and Crafts Festival continues this weekend in Laguna Beach. Show runs through 9/2. Open 10am-10pm daily. Admission required. http://ocevent.co/296QLIk
  • LobsterFest is Sunday 8/5 from 3-8pm in Newport Beach. Tickets at the door. http://bit.ly/2b0tY58

Outdoor Concerts:

  • Saturday 8/4: My Generation (tribute to the British Invasion) at the Central Park Amphitheatre in La Palma from 6:30-8pm. http://ocevent.co/1P91kYS
  • Saturday 8/4: Neil Diamond tribute at the Civic Center Green in Cypress from 6pm-8pm. http://bit.ly/2LNaZh8
  • Sunday 8/5: Mighty Untouchables (dance party band) at Central Park in Rancho Santa Margarita from 6-8pm. http://ocevent.co/1X1XfNB
  • Sunday 8/5: Undercover Live (pop music) at Mike Ward Community Park in Irvine from 5:30-7:30pm. http://ocevent.co/1ZyQMb4
  • Sunday 8/5: Flashback Heart Attack (80s) at Grand Park/Town Center Amphitheatre in Aliso Viejo from 5:30-7:30pm. http://ocevent.co/1LZ4woE
  • Sunday 8/5: Tricia Freeman Band and Led ZepAgain at Sea Terrace Park in Dana Point from 3pm-6pm. http://bit.ly/2Km9Qaw
  • Sunday 8/5: Laguna Beach Concert Band at Huntington Beach Central Park in Huntington Beach at 5pm. http://ocevent.co/1BQrkad
  • Sunday 8/5: ABBA Gold at Bluebird Park in Laguna Beach from 5-7pm. http://bit.ly/2uvc95h

Movies in the Park:

  • 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   

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

 

4th of July events in Orange County 2018

Here’s a list of 4th of July events in Orange County for 2018, 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 followed by a Pancake Breakfast at 7:30am. 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:

Brea:

  • 39th 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: Music of Chicago is at 8pm at the Pacific Amphitheatre in Costa Mesa. Evening finishes off with fireworks. Tickets required. http://bit.ly/2I7mZDm

Cypress:

  • The 31st 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 29th 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 7/1 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 “A Star Spangled Salute”. Fireworks start at 9pm. FREE to attend. http://ocevent.co/1LTFaZq

Irvine:

  • 34th 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/2MJOW7O

Laguna Niguel:

  • July 4th Summer Concert is from 6-8pm at Crown Valley Community Park, followed by a fireworks show at 9pm. Enjoy music from The Suffragettes (Hits from the 70s & today). FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2tdf8j2

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 31st 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:

  • 8th 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/2yzw882
  • 46th Annual Independence Day Celebration at Mariners Park kicks-off with a parade at 10:30am. Celebration runs until 1:30pm. http://bit.ly/2r0xUao
  • Old Glory Boat Parade starts at 1pm and cruises through Newport Harbor. This year’s theme is “America – Where Freedom Sails”. 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/2MaaZn8
  • Newport Dunes “Independence Day on the Back Bay” starts at 2pm. 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 TUESDAY 7/3 from 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 starts at 6pm, followed by fireworks at 9pm. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2K7YFGs

Santa Ana:

  • 4th of July Celebration starts at 4pm in Centennial Park. Live music, food, kids zone & more. Fireworks start at 9pm. FREE to attend. http://ocevent.co/1KpjG85

Seal Beach:

  • The 31st 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 6:30pm 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/2tpNtuy

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/2I5lG81

 

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

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