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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

24 Fun Events in Orange County this Weekend

Summer is still in full swing with 8 outdoor concerts, San Clemente’s Fiesta Music Festival, art festivals, Shakespeare by the Sea, 8 movies in the park, the OC Fair & more.

  • San Clemente Fiesta Music Festival is Sunday 8/13 from 9am-7pm on the 100 & 200 block of Avenida Del Mar. Live music, food, salsa challenge, contests & more. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2v0iKV3
  • Shakespeare by the Sea is Sunday 8/13 at Crown Valley Park in Laguna Niguel at 7pm. Enjoy a performance of the Taming of the Shrew. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2sGm4Uk
  • Festival of Arts Birthday Bash is Sunday 8/13. They’ll be celebrating their 85th year with free admission to the Art Show all day, special performances, cupcakes & more. FREE to attend.
  • The OC Fair continues in Costa Mesa and runs through 8/13. Tickets required. http://bit.ly/2tRSbmq
  • The Los Angeles Chargers Training Camp continues this weekend at the Jack Hammett Sports Complex in Costa Mesa. FREE to attend but fans are encouraged to reserve a bleacher seating pass. http://bit.ly/2h761Nj
  • Art-A-Fair Fine Art Festival continues this weekend in Laguna Beach. Show runs through 9/3. Admission required. http://ocevent.co/1TQvFQt
  • The Sawdust Arts and Crafts Festival continues this weekend in Laguna Beach. Show runs through 9/3. Open 10am-10pm daily. Admission required. http://ocevent.co/296QLIk
  • The Pageant of the Masters & Festival of Arts continues this weekend in Laguna Beach. Watch as famous paintings come to life! Tickets required. http://bit.ly/29JMP0S

Movies in the Park:

  • 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.

Outdoor Concerts:

  • Saturday 8/12: Woodie and The Longboards (Beach Boys Tribute) at Pearson Park Amphitheatre in Anaheim at 7pm. http://bit.ly/2pNeVmX
  • Saturday 8/12: Dean Colley (Neil Diamond Tribute) at the Civic Center Green in Cypress at 6pm. http://bit.ly/2r6Zoh4
  • Sunday 8/13: Neon Nation and Queen Nation at Sea Terrace Park in Dana Point from 2:30-6pm. http://bit.ly/2soPUeC
  • Sunday 8/13: Wanted (Bon Jovi Tribute) at Central Park in Rancho Santa Margarita from 6-8pm. http://ocevent.co/1X1XfNB
  • Sunday 8/13: Pop Vinyl Band (Pop Hits) at Hurless Barton Park in Yorba Linda from 5:30-7pm. http://bit.ly/2nF3Fbm
  • Sunday 8/13: Stone Soul (Classic Soul and Motown) at Mike Ward Community Park in Irvine from 5:30-7:30pm. http://ocevent.co/1ZyQMb4
  • Sunday 8/13: Covina Concert Band at Huntington Beach Central Park in Huntington Beach at 5pm. http://ocevent.co/1BQrkad
  • Sunday 8/13: Classical Guitar at Nixon Library in Yorba Linda. Concert starts at 2pm. http://bit.ly/2rqn01q

AND don’t forget to enter to win 4 tickets to Universal Studios Hollywood, contest ends 8/15 —> http://bit.ly/2uvkLrk

31 Things To Do This Weekend in Orange County

Here are 31 things to do this weekend in Orange County:

  • It’s going to be a great weekend in Orange County! It’s Civil War Days at the Heritage Museum in Santa Ana, La Habra Corn Festival returns for another year, it’s the last weekend of the Vans US Open of Surfing, there are 2 music festivals, art festivals, Shakespeare by the Sea, movies in the park, outdoor concerts & more!
  • 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
  • High & Mighty music festival is all weekend in Garden Grove at Village Green Park. Bands include Soja, Sublime with Rome, Dirty Heads & more. Tickets required. http://bit.ly/2wn2hKk
  • The 4th Annual 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
  • SoCal Howdown is Saturday 8/5 from 12-10pm in Downtown Santa Ana. Live music from rockabilly bands, outlaw country bands and psychobilly bands. Food trucks, car show, pin-up contest, shopping & more. Tickets required. http://bit.ly/2v0zPOK
  • Shakespeare by the Sea is Sunday 8/6 at Eisenhower Park in Seal Beach at 7pm. Enjoy a performance of the Taming of the Shrew. FREE to attend. http://bit.ly/2sGm4Uk
  • The OC Fair continues in Costa Mesa and runs through 8/13. Tickets required. http://bit.ly/2tRSbmq
  • The Los Angeles Chargers Training Camp continues this weekend at the Jack Hammett Sports Complex in Costa Mesa. FREE to attend but fans are encouraged to reserve a bleacher seating pass. http://bit.ly/2h761Nj
  • Art-A-Fair Fine Art Festival continues this weekend in Laguna Beach. Show runs through 9/3. Admission required. http://ocevent.co/1TQvFQt
  • The Sawdust Arts and Crafts Festival continues this weekend in Laguna Beach. Show runs through 9/3. Open 10am-10pm daily. Admission required. http://ocevent.co/296QLIk
  • The Pageant of the Masters & Festival of Arts continues this weekend in Laguna Beach. Watch as famous paintings come to life! Tickets required. http://bit.ly/29JMP0S

Outdoor Concerts:

  • Friday 8/4: No Duh (No Doubt Tribute) at Crown Valley Park Amphitheatre in Laguna Niguel from 6:30-8:30pm. http://ocevent.co/1VAC2JQ
  • Friday 8/4: Mariachi Divas at El Centro-Lions Park in La Habra from 7-9pm. http://ocevent.co/28lzYKA
  • Saturday, August 5: King Salmon Band (Rock & Pop) at Laurel Park in Los Alamitos from 6:30-8pm. Followed by the movie “Moana” at dusk. http://ocevent.co/1FRrzA5
  • Saturday 8/5: Mirage (Fleetwood Mac Tribute) at the Central Park Amphitheatre in La Palma from 6:30-8pm. http://ocevent.co/1P91kYS
  • Saturday 8/5: Kulayd (50s & 60s Rock n Roll) at the Civic Center Green in Cypress at 6pm. http://bit.ly/2r6Zoh4
  • Sunday 8/6: Derek Bordeaux Band (Rhythm & Blues) at Central Park in Rancho Santa Margarita from 6-8pm. http://ocevent.co/1X1XfNB
  • Sunday 8/6: Neon Nation (80s) at Mike Ward Community Park in Irvine from 5:30-7:30pm. http://ocevent.co/1ZyQMb4
  • Sunday 8/6: The Reflexx (80s) at Hurless Barton Park in Yorba Linda from 5:30-7pm. http://bit.ly/2nF3Fbm
  • Sunday 8/6: The Tijuana Dogs on the Civic Center “Green” in Newport Beach from 6-7:30pm. http://ocevent.co/1JpL15q
  • Sunday 8/6: Flashback Heart Attack (80s) at Grand Park/Town Center Amphitheatre in Aliso Viejo from 5:30-7:30pm. http://ocevent.co/1LZ4woE
  • Sunday 8/6: Summer Concert/Emergency Expo/National Night Out. 3 events rolled into 1, from 10:30am-8pm at Sea Terrace Park in Dana Point. Bands: Sidney Bowen, Redneck Rodeo, and Smith. http://bit.ly/2rW4JIX
  • Sunday 8/6: Bob Desena at Huntington Beach Central Park in Huntington Beach at 5pm. http://ocevent.co/1BQrkad
  • Sunday 8/6: Sax/Piano Concert at Nixon Library in Yorba Linda. Concert starts at 2pm. http://bit.ly/2rqn01q
  • Sunday 8/6: James Intveld at Fairhaven Memorial Park in Santa Ana from 4-7pm. A Classic Car Show will be held before the concert. http://bit.ly/2qsf7Dy
  • Sunday 8/6: Stone Soul at Bluebird Park in Laguna Beach from 5-7pm. http://bit.ly/2sDM0Bv

Movies in the Park:

  • 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

AND don’t forget to enter to win 4 tickets, VIP table, and parking, to the sold out Dreamcar show at The Observatory in Santa Ana, Friday 8/11 —> http://bit.ly/2wnCjXb

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