Things to do in Orange County, June 2019
Newport Beach Jazz Festival May 31-June 2
Celebrate the kick-off of summer with a star-studded lineup of musicians, delectable food and drink selections, and dancing on the lawn.
Time/Place: Hyatt Regency Newport Beach
Rare Vintage Air VW Show June 1
Bring your VW to the Rare Vintage Air VW dElegance to kick off the Prado & Classic weekends.
Time/Place: 9am-3pm / Old World Village, Huntington Beach
Contact: 714-895-8020 / www.oldworld.ws
Shea Center Annual Gala June 1
With 400 guests in attendance, the evening includes silent and live auctions, live entertainment, music for dancing, and a gourmet dinner followed by the 2019 Michael Lewis Friends of the Disabled Awards honoring individuals/businesses that have made a difference in the lives of others at The Shea Center and in the community.
Time/Place: 5:30-11pm / Montage Laguna Beach, Laguna Beach
Contact: 949-240-8441 / www.sheacenter.org
Newport Harbor Underwater Cleanup June 1
A hosted breakfast and lunch, live entertainment, partner exhibitor booths, raffle prizes, and a flurry of volunteers deployed around the harbor on Duffy electric boats to achieve the greater goal of a cleaner, safer harbor and ocean.
Time/Place: 7am-2pm / The Balboa Bay Club
Corona del Mar Scenic 5K June 1
Whether running the 5K course, participating in the 2-mile Celebration Walk, or simply cheering the kids on in the Youth and Dolphin Dash series, all registered participants are hosted to a complimentary restaurant row feast of local eateries. Don’t miss the festive post event party complete with live entertainment, unique sponsor and vendors, awards ceremony and more.
Time/Place: 6am / Ocean Blvd & Heliotrope Ave.
Contact: 949-673-4050 / www.cdmchamber.com
Huntington Beach Concours June 1-2
Classic Car & Motorcycle Show! A fun event where car lovers and enthusiasts can come to enjoy themselves, while knowing that they are also helping a worthy cause, The Huntington Beach Library Childrens Resource Center.
Time/Place: Huntington Beach Central Park
Dino Days June 1-2
Experience the adventure as the Nature Park is transformed into Dino Days with life-size moving dinosaurs! The event will also have arts & crafts, a balloon artist, face painting, dinosaur displays, and much more.
Time/Place: 10am-2pm / 26215 Dimension Drive, Lake Forest
Contact: 949-461-3400 / www.lakeforestca.gov
Tustin Street Fair & Cook-Off June 2
The event features a one-day Chili Cook-Off, salsa competitions, craft booths, non-profit food vendors, commercial vendors, entertainment, kids area, music, family friendly contests, wine & beer booths, family plaza and carnival attractions.
Time/Place: 11am-6pm / Old Town Tustin
Contact: 714-573-3326 / www.tustinchilicookoff.com
Super Pet Adoption June 2
More than 40 pet rescue groups and animal shelters will bring more than 600 homeless dogs, cats, rabbits, and other small animals for adoption. This annual event features vendors, gourmet food trucks and a bake sale, a silent auction, and low-cost microchipping.
Time/Place: 10am-3pm / Irvine Animal Care Center
Dana Point ArtFest June 2
Join us for this annual Community Celebration of Fine Art, Live Music, Food, Wine and Beer Gardens and more in the heart of the City’s Lantern District. FREE Parking. Fine Art and Crafts. Paintings. Photography. Ceramics, Jewelry and more!
Time/Place: 10am-5pm / Dana Point Lantern District
Balboa Island Parade & After Party June 2
Children on Bikes, Island Dogs, Decorated Golf Carts and Floats, Vintage Cars, USC Marching Band, Keystone Cops, Drill Teams, Marching Bands, Local Dignitaries and much more! Come for the parade and stay for the after party featuring live music and dancing in the street at the fire station.
Time/Place: 11am / 127 Marine Avenue
Celebration of the Arts June 2
Dozens of artists exhibits and sales, including paintings, photography, ceramics, mosaics, jewelry, sculptures, wood carving, glass art, mixed media and cultural activities. This is a family friendly event offering free activities for all ages, sharing the creativity & talent of our community.
Time/Place: 11am-4pm / Thomas Lasorda Jr. Memorial Field House & Hurless Barton Park
Contact: 714-996-1960 / www.artsyl.org
Integrity Golf Classic June 6
Business Leaders Unite for a Day of Networking, Fundraising and Team Building on the Putting Green! Dinner & awards, and raffle.
Time/Place: 10:30am / Maderas Golf Club, Poway
Annual Pier Swim June 8
Get yourself in shape, practice your stroke, learn the motions of the waves and you’ll be in good company when the pier swim arrives. Join or watch this annual tradition as groups of swimmers from 12 years old and up swim approximately 1/2 mile around the Huntington Beach Pier. $25 entry fee.
Time/Place: 7am / Huntington Beach Pier
Contact: 714-960-8870 / www.huntingtonbeachca.gov
KROQ Weenie Roast Luau & Beach Party June 8
The Lumineers, 311, Silversun Pickups, The Revivalists, Catfish and the Bottlemen, X Ambassadors, Flora Cash, Smith & Thell, and The Regrettes!
Time/Place: 12-9:30pm / Doheny State Beach, Dana Point
Chili at the Beach June 15
Chili Cook-Off and Salsa Tasting Contest. In addition there will be children’s activities with kids games and entertainment, all benefiting the Boys and Girls Club of Huntington Valley.
Time/Place: 11am-5pm / Main St & PCH, Huntington Beach
Contact: 714-536-8300 / www.hbdowntown.com
Newport Beach Art Exhibition June 15
Watercolors, acrylics oil, photography, sculpture and mixed media from hundreds of artists will be on display and available for purchase. Enjoy a fun afternoon with art, food, wine, music, art activities for children and more!
Time/Place: 1-6pm / Newport Beach Public Library
Contact: 949-717-3816 / www.newportbeachca.gov
West Coast Cigar & Spirits Tasting June 15
Here you will be able to sample some of the worlds greatest spirits and take home hundreds of dollars worth of premium cigars while enjoying live music, entertainment, give aways and best of all, the camaraderie and friendly atmosphere that a great spirit and delicious smoke creates.
Time/Place: 5:30-9:30pm / Hyatt Regency Newport Beach
White Glove Concours & Porsche Display June 15
Enjoy seeing over 100 Porsches new and old on display.
Time/Place: 9am-2pm / Sea Terrace Park, Dana Point
Summer of Mud Run June 15
Celebrate summer by running (or come cheer on the runners!) the approximate +5k course beginning and ending at Irvine Lake. The course is partially on the road and partially on trails and includes hills, water, professionally built obstacles and over a dozen mud pits.
Time/Place: 9am / Oak Canyon Park, Silverado
Fete de la Musique June 15
The event takes place in various parts of the world each June, in anticipation of the coming solstice. The free Laguna Beach celebration coincides with World Music Day in the spirit of all the music fans moving to the rhythm internationally.
Time/Place: 12-4pm / Main Beach Park, Laguna Beach
Contact: 949-715-7241 / www.lagunabeachsistercities.com
Summer Solstice Garden Gala June 15
An evening under the stars with an evening of exquisite food, fine wines, & moonlight dancing in the beautiful gardens of the Arboretum at California State University, Fullerton. This annual event raises vital support for the living and historical collections of the Fullerton Arboretum.
Time/Place: Fullerton Arboretum
Summerfest June 20-23
Carnival rides, vendors, food booths and the famous FV Classic Car Show, great entertainment, and beer garden.
Time/Place: The Recreation Center and Sports Park, Fountain Valley
Contact: 714-649-2760 / www.fvsummerfest.com
Make Music Day June 21
Make Music Buena Park is part of the worldwide music celebration of Make Music Day, that takes place on the summer solstice each year and brings people of all ages and skill levels together to make music.
Time/Place: 5-9pm / The Source OC, Buena Park
Day of Music June 21
Day of Music Fullerton is a unique festival of 150+ FREE concerts in in over 40 venues throughout the city of Fullerton, California. DoMF takes place simultaneously with similar festivities, currently in more than 700 cities globally in alliance with the internationally renowned Fte de la Musique.
Serve Los Al Volunteer Event June 21-22
Approximately 300 volunteers are needed to assist in a variety of service projects around the City of Los Alamitos at several of the nonprofit locations, senior resident homes, city parks and facilities.
Contact: 562-430-1073 / www.cityoflosalamitos.org
Summer Suds Brewfest June 22
40+ craft breweries with over 70 beers to taste. Festival will include live performances from The Microphone Doctors, Outerwave, & Casey Sullivan and Friends. Visit our giant party game arena for some friendly competition and feast on some of Southern Californias best food vendors cuisine.
Time/Place: 2-6pm / Miles Square Sports Park, Fountain Valley
Contact: 562-495-5959 / www.summersudsbrewfestfv.com
Old Town Doggy Showdown June 22
Free events, doggy games, live DJ, adoptable dogs and puppies, prize drawing, vendors and food trucks.
Time/Place: 10am-1pm / Historic Town Center Park, San Juan Capistrano
Contact: 949-444-9154 / www.fur-ever-home.org
Doheny Surf & Art Festival June 22-23
Surfers Vendor Village, Surfers Art & Collectibles, menehune (kids) Surf Contest, 60s Surf Contest, Tandem Exhibition, Surf Tricks Exhibition, Local Surfboard shops, Beer Garden, Live Music, Food, Polynesian Dancing, Healthy Living Demos!
Time/Place: 9am-6pm / Doheny State Beach, Dana Point
Contact: 949-496-6171 / www.dohenystatebeach.org
Baroque Music Festival June 23-30
This Festival provides astounding wealth and diversity of the Baroque era in a wide variety of ways. Large-scale works, with and without singers, are offered during Sunday concerts, while three mid-week programs give the opportunity to enjoy solo recitals and chamber music.
Time/Place: Saint Michael & All Angels Episcopal Church, Corona del Mar
Contact: 949-760-7887 / www.bmf-cdm.org
A Taste of Greece June 28-30
Pastries, dancing, full-Scale carnival, boutique & delicious Greek food including a wine taverna. There will also be cooking demonstrations, Greek folk dancing lessons, church tours and opportunity drawings.
Time/Place: Saint Paul’s Greek Orthodox Church, Irvine
Contact: 949-733-2366 / www.irvinegreekfest.com
Sawdust Festival June 29-Sept. 2
Outdoor arts and crafts festival. Watch artists create their work and buy directly from the artists.
Time/Place: 935 Laguna Canyon Rd., Laguna Beach
Contact: 949-494-3030 / www.sawdustartfestival.org
Laguna Art-A-Fair June 29-Sept. 2
Stroll through Laguna Art-A-Fairs peaceful garden setting and enjoy a variety of art including oil paintings, watercolors, acrylics, drawings, photography, digital art, mixed media, sculpture, jewelry, ceramics, glass and wood.
Time/Place: 777 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach
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