Festival of Arts July 5-Sep. 1
This juried fine art show features the work of over 100 award-winning OC artists. From paintings, glass, ceramics, photography and more, the Festival showcases a variety of mediums and artwork styles for avid collectors and festivalgoers to browse and purchase directly from the artists.
650 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach www.foapom.com
Pageant of the Masters July 7-Sep. 1
Ninety minutes of tableaux vivants (living pictures), incredibly faithful re- creations of classical and contemporary works of art, with real people posing to look exactly like their counterparts in the original pieces.
8:30pm / 650 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach www.foapom.com
Bunco Blast Party!-Red, White and Bunco July 5
The party theme will be "Red, White and Bunco!" Suggested: Dress in red, white, and blue and/or wear patriotic attire or accessories. Refreshments and prizes will be provided.
1-3pm / Sea Country Senior & Comm. Center, Laguna Niguel 949-425-5151 / www.cityoflagunaniguel.org
All Media Reception July 8
Irvine Fine Arts Center is pleased to announce its annual juried All Media exhibition. Irvine Fine Arts Center is a community venue that presents exhibitions designed to expand awareness, understanding, and sensitivity to art for diverse audiences. This year’s guest juror is Gabriela Urtiaga, an Argentinian art historian and curator.
2-4pm / Irvine Fine Arts Center www.irvinefinearts.org/allmedia
Wine, Women, & Song...and Men, Too July 8
Join us for an evening of uplifting music, excellent food and wine, a raffle drawing and silent auction. You will make a difference to women cancer survivors when you join us to partake of wine and light dinner, mingle with delightful company, and enjoy the exceptional entertainment.
6-9pm / Downtown Anaheim Community Center www.healingodyssey.net
From Dinosaurs to People July 9
Enjoy our wildly popular event showcasing Orange County's history from dinosaurs to present day! Fun, educational pet and family friendly!
11am-3pm / Heritage Museum of OC www.heritagemuseumoc.org
Arts & Crafts Marketplace July 9 & 23
Arts, crafts, jewelry, soaps, apparel, home accents and more! 10am-4pm / Old World German Village, Huntington Beach 714-202-4504 / www.rcpalmer.com/sell-with-us
American Red Cross Blood Drive July 10
To schedule your appointment for this Blood Drive, visit RedCrossBlood. org. Use Sponsor Code: Ladera Ranch
7am-7pm / 28192 O'Neill Drive, Ladera Ranch www.laderalife.com
Golf Tournament & Taste July 10
Money raised by this event affords us the opportunity to develop new programming geared toward professional and educational development, business growth and advocacy. Please consider joining our efforts by participating in our golf tournament as a golfer, taste host, auction donor or sponsor.
9am-5pm / The Huntington Club www.hbchamber.com
Orange County Fair July 14-Aug. 13
The premier family attraction in Southern California offering a wide variety of exhibits, foods, entertainment, rides and hands-on activities. Summer headline concert series, working farm and petting zoos, thrill rides, contests, and games.
OC Fair & Event Center, Costa Mesa www.ocfair.com/oc-fair
Wiener Dog Races July 16
1-3:30pm / Old World German Village, Huntington Beach 714-202-4504 / www.rcpalmer.com/wienerdog
Safety Day July 19
The event provides children and their families an opportunity to become familiar with the City’s safety staff and services. The event also features demonstrations by the Westminster Police Department and Orange County Fire Authority.
Sigler Park, Westminster www.westminster-ca.gov
San Juan Capistrano Chamber Installation & Awards July 20
Celebrating 100 Years.
5:30-9pm / Inn at the Mission www.sanjuanchamber.com
Fountain Valley Chamber Business Expo July 20
Come promote your business to thousands of people! Reserve your vendor booth TODAY!
5-8pm / Fountain Valley Sports Park www.fvchamber.com
Screen on the Green July 21
Grab a blanket, a lawn chair, family, and friends and join us for a movie at Central Park! Bring a picnic dinner or purchase refreshments provided by various vendors. Popcorn will be served to guests free of charge. For more information please contact your First American representative
Registration is not required.
6:30-9:30pm / Central Park, Rancho Santa Margarita 949-709-0010 / www.samlarc.org
Hometown Heroes Concert July 22
6pm / Central Park www.cityoflapalma.org
Old Fashioned Day at the Park July 23
Tour vintage yachts and classic cars from the 1920s to 1960s. Free admission! A food truck or two will have items for sale.
10am-3pm / Burton Chace Park, Marina Del Rey https://cya.wildapricot.org
Brew at the Zoo July 28
Attendees will be able to explore the zoo grounds while enjoying craft beer tastings of the finest of OC breweries. Admission is only for adults 21+ and includes: Unlimited beer tastings, Access to the zoo after operating hours, One commemorative Brew at the Zoo cup.
4-8pm / Santa Ana Zoo www.santaanazoo.org
Délicatesse Events Bridal Expo July 29
Owner, Lubna Yazouri, is all about supporting small business owners and bringing the community together.
12pm / Thomas Lasorda Jr Field House, Yorba Linda www.eventbrite.com
Family Campout July 29-30
Crafts, field games, roasting s'mores, and watching a movie at dusk. Dinner and continental breakfast are included. Families should bring camping equipment, including a tent and sleeping bag, as well as lawn chairs, a picnic blanket, snacks, water, and flashlights.
4pm-9am / Chaparral Park, Ladera Ranch www.laderalife.com
2023 US Open of Surfing July 29-Aug. 6
The Huntington Beach U.S. Open of Surfing is the world's largest surf competition. The event will include world-class surfing and product demos and samples from your favorite action sport industry brands. The U.S. Open of Surfing is free to the public with a large event footprint south of the Huntington Beach Pier.
Huntington City Beach www.usopenofsurfing.com
Killer Rides July 30
Killer Shrimp hosts this car show on the last Sunday of summer in the parking lot of its waterfront restaurant space. Free to show and attend! Come check out hot rods, muscle cars, exotic cars, motorcycles and more. 10am-2pm / 4211 Admiralty Way, Marina Del Rey
310-578-2293 / www.killershrimp.com
4th of July Celebrations
All events take place on July 4 unless otherwise noted.
Aliso Viejo July Celebration & Fireworks
6-9:30pm / Grand Park, www.avca.net
Anaheim Celebration & Fireworks
7am-9pm / Peralta Canyon Park & Canyon H.S., www.anaheim.net
9:30pm / Disneyland Park, https://disneyland.disney.go.com
Brea Country Fair
9am-3pm / City Hall Park, www.ci.brea.ca.us
Buena Vista July 4th Fireworks - July 2-4
9:30pm / Knott’s Berry Farm, www.knotts.com
Cypress Salute to America - June 30
5:30-9:30pm / Cypress College, www.cypressca.org
Dana Point 4th of July Fireworks
9pm / Doheny State Beach, www.danapoint.org
7:30-9:30pm / Dana Wharf Sportfishing, www.danawharf.com
Fireworks On The Water Cruise
8-10pm / Dolphin & Whale Safari, www.dolphinsafari.com
Huntington Beach Parade, Celebration & Fireworks - June 30-July 4
Various locations. www.hb4thofjuly.org
Irvine The Music of The Beatles & Fireworks
8pm / FivePoint Amphitheatre, www.pacificsymphony.org
Ladera Ranch Run, Parade, Celebration & Fireworks
6am-9pm / Founders Park, www.laderalife.com
Laguna Hills 4th of July Celebration
4-9:30pm / Laguna Hills Comm. Center, www.lagunahillsca.gov
Laguna Niguel Pancake Breakfast & Expo
7:30-10:30am / Crown Valley Park, www.lnchamber.com
Run in The Parks
8am / Laguna Niguel Family YMCA/Laguna Niguel Reg. Park www.ymcaoc.org/run
Laguna Woods Fourth of July Festivities
11am-4pm / Various locations, www.lagunawoodsvillage.com
La Habra Celebration & Fireworks
4-9:30pm / La Bonita Park, www.lahabraca.gov
Lake Forest Fourth of July Parade
9:30am / Lake Forest Sports Park & Rec. Center, www.lakeforestca.gov
La Palma Fitness Run for Fun
6am / Central Park, www.cityoflapalma.org
Los Alamitos Fireworks Spectacular - July 3
4-9pm / Joint Forces Training Base, www.cityoflosalamitos.org
Mission Viejo Street Faire & Fireworks Spectacular
12-9pm / Olympiad, www.mvactivities.com
Newport Beach Independence Day on the Back Bay
8am-10pm / Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort, www.newportdunes.com
4th of July is for Families
9am-12pm / Channel Place Park, www.newportbeachca.gov
Old Glory Boat Parade 1-3:30pm / Newport Harbor, www.alyc.com
Cruise & Fireworks 7-9:30pm / Newport Bay, cruisenewportbeach.com
Fireworks Extravaganza 9pm / Newport Dunes, newportbeachca.gov
Orange 3rd of July Celebration & Fireworks - July 3
4-9pm / Grijalva Park, www.cityoforange.org
Rancho Santa Margarita July 4th Activities & Fireworks
Various locations, 949-709-0010 / www.samlarc.org
San Clemente Fireworks Display
9pm / San Clemente Pier, www.san-clemente.org
Santa Ana Celebration & Fireworks
5-9:30pm / Centennial Regional Park, www.santa-ana.org
Tustin Celebration & Fireworks
6:30-9:30pm / Tustin High School, www.tustinca.org
Villa Park Bike & Walk Parade
8:30am / Villa Park High School, www.vpcsfoundation.org
Yorba Linda Fourth of July Spectacular & Fireworks
5-9:20pm / Veterans Park & Yorba Linda M.S., www.yorbalindaca.gov