Please follow and share:
Visit Us
Follow Me


Here’s what’s happening this weekend, 8/19-8/21, in Orange County. It’s the last major weekend this summer for movies and concerts in the park. 

Brea Fest is Friday 8/19 from 6:30-10pm at the Civic Center. Food from 30+ local restaurants, live music, art & more. FREE to attend.

7th Annual Dana Point Lobster Fest is Saturday 8/20 at Doheny State Beach. Tickets required.  

Attend “Adult Beach Camp” in Laguna Beach Saturday 8/20. This camp is an adults-only version of the Junior Lifeguards program. Ocean swims, beach runs, lifeguard games & more! Pre-registration required.

Movies in the Park:

  • Watch “Endless Summer” at the beach where the movie poster photo was taken! Saturday 8/20 at Salt Creek Beach in Dana Point from 7-10pm. 
  • Watch “Finding Nemo” Friday 8/19:  in San Gorgonio Park in San Clemente. Movie begins at 7:30pm with a concert before the movie at 6pm.
  • Watch “Back to the Future” Friday, 8/19 at Grand Park in Aliso Viejo. Movie begins at dusk.  
  • Watch “Hotel Transylvania 2” Friday 8/19 at Champions Sports Complex in Placentia. Movie begins at dusk.
  • Watch “The Good Dinosaur”  Friday 8/19 at Hurless Barton Park in Yorba Linda. Movie starts at 8pm.
  • Watch “Home” Friday 8/19 at Westmount Park in Fountain Valley at 6pm.
  • Watch “Minions” Friday 8/19 at Pearson Park Amphitheatre in Anaheim at 8pm.
  • Watch “Finding Nemo” Saturday, 8/20 at Laurel Park in Los Alamitos. Movie begins at dusk (concert before).
  • Watch “Ghost” Saturday 8/20:  at Fairhaven Memorial Park in Santa Ana at 8:15pm.

Concerts in the Park:

  • Saturday 8/20: Bonqo Orquesta (Latin Salsa Band) at Pearson Park Amphitheatre in Anaheim at 7pm.
  • Saturday 8/20: Jason Richards & Friends, Daze of Blue at Silverado Fairgrounds in Silverado from 6-10pm. Admission is 1 can of food to be donated to the local food bank.
  • Saturday 8/20: Elm Street Band (Classic Rock) at the Civic Center Green in Cypress at 6pm.
  • Saturday 8/20: Reckless at Laurel Park in Los Alamitos from 6:30-8pm, followed by a movie (Finding Nemo).  
  • Sunday 8/21: Men Without Hats and Lisa Loeb, Lake Forest Sports Park, 5-8pm
  • Sunday 8/21: Bob Desena (Latin Jazz) at Huntington Beach Central Park in Huntington Beach at 5pm.  
  • Sunday 8/21: Stone Soul (60’s/Motown/Soul) at Grand Park/Town Center Amphitheatre in Aliso Viejo from 5:30-7:30pm.
  • Sunday 8/21: Savor the Band (Santana Tribute) and The Fabulous Ultra Tones at Heritage Park in Dana Point from 2:30-6pm.
  • Sunday 8/21: Rumors (Fleetwood Mac Tribute) on the Civic Center “green” in Newport Beach from 6-7:30pm.
  • Sunday 8/21: Orange County Wind Ensemble at Nixon Library in Yorba Linda. Concert starts at 2pm.
  • Sunday 8/21: Beatroots (Beatles Tribute) at Bluebird Park in Laguna Beach from 5pm-7pm.