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Fun Things To Do in August!

Vans U.S. Open of Surfing   July 28-Aug. 5

In addition to the surf competition, includes skateboarding and BMX bike competitions, movie premieres, vendor exhibitions, demos and art exhibitions.

Time/Place: Huntington Beach Pier

Contact: www.vansusopenofsurfing.com

 

Laguna Niguel Summer Concerts   Through Aug. 10

Bring your family and friends to enjoy a night of music under the stars! Food and dessert will be available for purchase from gourmet food trucks.

Time/Place: Crown Valley Community Park, Laguna Niguel

Contact: 949-425-5100 / www.cityoflagunaniguel.org

 

The Orange County Fair   Through Aug. 12

Offering a wide variety of exhibits, foods, entertainment, rides and hands-on activities. There is something for everybody at the Fair including the summer headline concert series, working farm and petting zoos, thrill rides, contests, and games.

Time/Place: OC Fair & Event Center, Costa Mesa

Contact: www.ocfair.com

 

Garden Grove Free Summer Concert Series   Through Aug. 16

Thursdays. There will be free activities for kids in the Kids Zone! Food and drinks will be available for purchase.

Time/Place: 6:30-8:30pm / Eastgate Park

Contact: 714-741-5168 / www.ggcf.com

 

Orange Concerts in the Park   Through Aug. 22

Every Wednesday. See website for lineup.

Time/Place: 7-8:30pm / Hart Park Bandshell

Contact: 714-744-7294 / www.cityoforange.org

 

Festival of Arts   Through   Sept. 1

The show features the original artwork by 140 award-winning artists from Orange County. Art-related attractions and special events include jazz concerts, wine and chocolate pairings, and guided and audio art tours throughout the eight-week run.

Time/Place: 650 Laguna Canyon Rd., Laguna Beach

Contact: 949-494-1145 / www.foapom.com

 

Pageant of the Masters   Through Sept. 1

Audiences are amazed and enchanted by 90 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.

Time/Place: 650 Laguna Canyon Rd., Laguna Beach

Contact: 949-494-1145 / www.foapom.com

 

Huntington Beach Concert Band Summer Series   Through Sept. 2

Sundays. Bring out your lawn chairs, blankets, and picnic blankets for this Huntington Beach tradition. The HB Concert Band hosts a free eleven-week series featuring various music groups.

Time/Place: 5pm / Thomas Ridley Central Park Bandstand

Contact: 714-891-6856 / www.hbconcertband.org

 

Sawdust Festival   Through Sept. 2

Art! Three stages of live music and entertainment! Cheap beer and wine! Outdoor eateries and cafes! Free hands-on art classes and daily art demonstrations such as glassblowing!

Time/Place: 10am-10pm / 935 Laguna Canyon Rd., Laguna Beach

Contact: 949-494-3030 / www.sawdustartfestival.org

 

Dana Point Concerts in the Park   Through Sept. 12

Sundays. Be sure to bring a blanket or low-back beach chair. A Spirit Garden will be available to purchase alcoholic drinks with the proceeds benefiting the 5th Marine Regiment Support Group. BBQ food items will be for available for purchase and the proceeds will benefit the Dana Point Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9934.

Time/Place: 3-6pm / Sea Terrace Park

Contact: www.danapoint.org

 

La Habra Movies in the Park   Through Oct. 12

Join the Recreation staff for an outdoor, family-friendly movie on Friday nights.  Participants should bring their own lawn chairs and blankets and can enjoy food vendors and the Bamboo Kids Club.

Time/Place: Dusk / See website for schedule.

Contact: www.lahabracity.com

 

Hyatt Regency Newport Beach Summer Concert Series   Through Oct. 12

Fridays. Another incredible summer filled with world-class music, fine wine and dining at the intimate Back Bay Amphitheatre of the Hyatt Regency Newport Beach.

Time/Place: 7pm / 1107 Jamboree Road

Contact: http://series.hyattconcerts.com

 

La Habra Corn Festival   Aug. 3-5

Food, Rides, Games, Music and fun for the whole family. Enjoy hot buttery Corn on the Cob, great sandwiches, sweet warm Funnel Cakes and other tasty treats. Be sure to visit the new Corn Festival Marketplace. Parade on Saturday at 9:30am.

Time/Place: See website for schedule. / El Centro Lions Park

Contact: 562-691-3482 / www.lahabracornfestival.com

 

Cruisin For the Cause   Aug. 4

Presented by The Johnny O Foundation and Old World Village. Raffles for “Cool” prizes. The event is open to all makes and models of cars and trucks! Market consists of a Farmers Market, food and drink, collectibles plus arts and crafts from displayed by vendors from all over. Free parking and free admission.

Time/Place: Old World Village West parking lot, Huntington Beach

Contact: 602-751-7522 / www.thejohnnyo.org

 

Furry Friends Pet Fair   Aug. 4

Everything to keep your pets happy and healthy including pet exams, low-cost vaccinations, micro-chipping and more. Several vendors will be on hand with products and giveaways.

Time/Place: 9am-Noon / Aliso Viejo Aquatic Center & Vista Park

Contact: 949-425-2550 / www.cityofalisoviejo.com

 

Civil War Days   Aug. 4-5

Heritage Museum will offer two days of learning from both the Confederate and Union soldiers as they reenact daily routines during the civil war. See large and small Civil War weapons and artillery, experience canon fire demonstrations and visit their blacksmith shop for interactive activities.

Time/Place: 3101 W Harvard Street, Santa Ana

Contact: 714-540-0404 / www.heritagemuseumoc.org

 

Cordova Park Camp Out   Aug. 4-5

Family fun activities, including giant life-sized games, crafts, a flashlight hike, and more! S’mores and breakfast provided with registration. Please bring a sleeping bag, flashlight, water bottle, and tent (stakes are OK). No pets please.

Time/Place: 4pm-10am / 26931 El Retiro, Mission Viejo

Contact: 949-859-4348 x5722 / www.cityofmissionviejo.org

 

Newport Beach Lobsterfest   Aug. 5

Maine lobster is flown in fresh on the morning of the event. Live entertainment on from our stage located on the beach. A percentage of the proceeds go to Leadership Tomorrow and Make-A-Wish® Orange County and the Inland Empire.

Time/Place: 3-8pm / Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort & Marina

Contact: 949-478-3468 / www.lobsterfestatnewportbeach.com

 

Irvine Sizzlin’ Summer Concert Series   Aug. 5 & 12

Grab your lawn chairs, picnic baskets and dancing shoes.

Gourmet food trucks with be on-site.

Time/Place: 5:30pm / Mike Ward Community Park

Contact: www.cityofirvine.org

 

Rancho Summer Nights   Aug. 11

Tyrone Wells is a singer/songwriter with over 60 million Spotify streams, 55 thousand albums and 400 thousand singles sold. Bring your low lawn chairs, blankets and picnics. Food trucks will be available, no alcohol permitted.

Time/Place: 4-8pm / Saddleback Church Rancho Capistrano

Contact: 949-609-8000 / www.saddleback.com

 

San Clemente Fiesta Music Festival   Aug. 12

Food and game booths sponsored by local nonprofit organizations, three stages with continuous live music, contests for all ages, a Salsa Challenge, arts & crafts show, kiddie area, exhibits, face painters and much more.

Time/Place: 9am-7pm / Avenida Del Mar

Contact: www.scchamber.com

 

Brea Fest   Aug. 17

Talented live bands, outdoor dancing, a gallery exhibit and artist demonstrations, along with theatre performances. Over 35 area restaurants will provide food and beverage samples with taste tickets being sold for only $3 each.

Time/Place: 6:30-10pm / Brea Civic & Cultural Center

Contact: 714-990-7771 / www.cityofbrea.net

 

Paws in the Park   Aug. 18

Bring your four-legged friends for a fun-filled day with activities for pets and humans alike. Pet-related vendor booths, an obstacle course, races and a pet fashion show.

Time/Place: 10am-2pm / Stanton Central Park

Contact: 714-379-9222 / www.ci.stanton.ca.us

 

Pacific Wine and Food Classic   Aug. 18-19

This all-inclusive event offers incredible food from our top local chefs, wines, beers and premium cocktails on the sand.

Time/Place: 2-5pm / Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort & Marina

Contact: www.pacificwineandfood.com

 

 

 

Plum Festival   Aug. 19

This is a fun family day to celebrate with your family and friends. Live Music, Carnival Games, Face Painting, Plum Cakes, Plum Crepes, Berliners, BBQ Kitchen and Wiener Dog Races. Free admission!

Time/Place: 2-6pm / Old World Village Festival Hall, Huntington Beach

Contact: 714-895-8020 / www.oldworld.ws

 

Mission Viejo Restaurant Week   Aug. 20-26

No passes, tickets or coupons are required for this scrumptious event. Instead, diners may simply visit participating restaurants during the week to enjoy the restaurant options.

Time/Place: See website for list of participating restaurants.

Contact: 949-441-0602 / www.mvrestaurantweek.org

 

Wedgewood Aliso Viejo Summer Wedding Fair   Aug. 22

This fun event showcases the center’s vast amenities and gives couples and families the chance to tour the property, meet vendors, sample delectable appetizers and entrees, toast with drinks and play wedding games.

Time/Place: 6-8:30pm / Aliso Viejo Center

Contact: 949-425-2555 / www.cityofalisoviejo.com

 

One Spirit Many Souls Dance & Music Festival   Aug. 25

Guest Artists, International Dancers, Food, Craft Vendors. Kamakani Komohana Organization is a 501(c)3 non-profit, dedicated to the preservation and education of Polynesian culture, dance, and music.

Time/Place: 2-7pm / Old World Village, Huntington Beach

Contact: 714-895-8020 / www.oldworld.ws

 

Splash-In Movie & Recreation   Aug. 25

Grab your swimsuit, floatie and family, and come on down to the pool for a movie. Swim and float in the pool while Secret Life of Pets plays on the big screen. Lifeguards will be on duty. Recreation swim fee is $2 per child and $4 per adult.

Time/Place: 6:30pm / William J. Woollett Jr. Aquatics Center, Irvine

Contact: 949-724-6717 / www.cityofirvine.org

 

Barks & Brews Fundraiser   Aug. 25

Celebrate National Dog Day with Outlets at San Clemente and Pet Project Foundation. Sniff, schmooze and sip craft beer and enjoy the following activities: Doggy Costume Contest with prizes, Craft Beer & Cocktail tastings, Photo Booths, Food Truck, Live Entertainment, Free Treats, Dog-Friendly Vendors, Face Painting & Balloon Animals.

Time/Place: 4-7pm / San Clemente Outlets

Contact: 949-492-1617 / www.petprojectfoundation.org

 

Rancho Mission Viejo Rodeo   Aug. 25-26

Proclaimed as the richest 2-day rodeo in the nation, this year’s Rodeo features saddle bronc, bareback, steer wrestling, calf roping, tie down roping and bull riding.

Time/Place: 30753 La Pata Road, SJC

Contact: www.rmvrodeo.com

 

Elvis Festival   Aug. 26

Themed “Always on Our Minds,” the event brings together Elvis fans and tribute artists who emulate the King of Rock and Roll. Activities include the King of Cadillac Car Show, a new Hound Dog Motorcycle Ride and Show presented by Lifestyle Cycles, food trucks, and more!

Time/Place: 10am-6pm / Historic Main Street Garden Grove

Contact: 714-267-4657 / www.facebook.com/ElvisFestival

 

Senior Fitness Expo   Aug. 31

This free event will include health screenings, nutrition information, demonstrations and a wide variety of the latest health and fitness products.

Time/Place: 12pm / Rancho Senior Center, Irvine

Contact: 949-724-6800 / www.cityofirvine.org

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July 4th in Orange County

Via OrangeCounty.net

Anaheim Hills

Canyon Hills Community Council’s Annual Fourth of July Celebration 
Wednesday, July 4, 2018
all day events

This event starts early with a 5K/10K run at 7 a.m. and a pancake breakfast at 7:30 at Canyon High School. The Yankee Doodle Dog Show and parade follows these events. From there, the party moves to Peralta Park, where you will enjoy countless food vendor and expo booths of local businesses and organizations and live musical performances. Don’t forget to grab a seat for your family and friends as the night culminates with a spectacular fireworks display at 9 pm honoring the red white and blue!

LOCATION:
Canyon High School & Peralta Park in Anaheim Hills, California

Balboa

Balboa Peninsula-Newport Bay July 4 Fireworks & Parade Cruises
Wednesday, July 4, 2018

Newport Landing will have 3 cruises for the 4th Of July including the Firework Spectacular evening cruise. Witness Newport Harbor as it is full of the Spirit of America.

2 1/2 hour daytime cruise times – 1:00pm to 3:30pm & 4:00pm to 6:30pm. Night time fireworks cruise will run 7:00pm to 9:30pm.

INFORMATION:
For additional information or to make reservations call
(949) 673-1489

Brea

Annual Brea Country Fair 
Wednesday, July 4, 2018
Day-long festivities begin with the Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast at 7 -11 a.m. The fair officially opens at 10 a.m. and free entertainment continues until 3 p.m with live music, kiddie parade, food, games, exhibits, teen fun area, and Market Place craft area. Swimming at the Plunge begins at 11 a.m. for $2.

LOCATION:
City Hall Park
401 S. Brea Blvd.
Brea, CA 92821

Costa Mesa

Pacific Symphony: Music of Chicago
July 4, 2018
8 pm
Celebrate the Fourth with the music of Chicago, known as the “rock and roll band with horns.” With hits like “You’re the Inspiration,” “25 or 6 to 4,” “If You Leave Me Now,” and “Hard to Say I’m Sorry” you’ll be swept away by the melodies that make this band such a beloved classic. To cap off the evening, sing along to your favorite patriotic tunes as we salute our armed forces and thrill to a sizzling fireworks show. And this year, parking is free!

LOCATION:
Pacific Amphitheatre @ the OC Fair & Event Center88 Fair Drive Costa Mesa, California INFORMATION:    714-755-5799

Cypress

Fireworks Celebration
July 4
6 pm gates open

Food Court, Sponsor Booths, Entertainment, Fireworks, Kids Fun Zone. Fireworks begin at 9 pm

Due to security regulations all adults must provide one of the following I.D.s: California Driver’s License or California I.D or Military ID or Passport. Lawn chairs and blankets are encouraged. NO Alcohol Please! $5 event parking

LOCATION:
Held at Joint Forces Training Base, Los Alamitos 11200 Lexington Drive (enter at Lexington Gate, South of Katella Avenue).
$5 Event parking

INFORMATION:
714-229-6700

Dana Point
4th of July All American Ocean-View BBQ Buffet at Laguna Cliffs
July 4

LOCATION:
Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort and Spa
Vue patio and Vue lawn
25135 Park Lantern
Dana Point

INFORMATION:
Reservations are required. Please book on Open Table

Independence Day Fireworks Extravaganza 
July 4, 2018
Fireworks at 8:45 pm

Start out early in the morning if you’re planning an Independence Day celebration at Doheny State Beach as this is the busiest day of the year. At 8:45 pm, tune your radio to KSBR 88.5FM, look toward the skies over Doheny State Beach and experience this patriotic extravaganza. The fireworks are synchronized to a captivating musical score….if you haven’t heard the music with the fireworks, you’re only getting half the experience!

Free Shuttle Service from Dana Hills High School to the Dana Point Harbor from 10:00am-11:00pm. Locals are encouraged to bike or walk to their favorite viewing spot to avoid the annual parking difficulties.

LOCATION:
Dana Point Harbor

INFORMATION:
For additional information, call (949) 248-3530
4th of July Fireworks Cruises
July 4, 2018
Enjoy a unique evening of fun on the water, complete with a live Fireworks demonstration sponsored by the city of Dana Point. Cruises detailed below:

Dinner Cruise, 7:30pm – 9:30pm
$89 ADULTS | $45 KIDS (5-12) $10 TODDLERS (0-4)
Held aboard the 95 ft Dana Pride and serving a scrumptious buffet style dinner before watching the fireworks show from their large limited passenger vessel.

Display Cruise, 8:00pm – 9:30pm
$45 ADULTS | $29 KIDS (3-12)
4th of July on the water – an amazing experience! Enjoy fireworks with a spectacular view! Limited seating.

Curlew Sailboat Fireworks Cruise, 6:00pm – 9:30pm
$95 ADULTS | $65 KIDS (2-12)
Kick off the evening with a romantic, adventurous sailing trip on the schooner Curlew, then sit back and enjoy the Dana Point fireworks as you anchor off shore, for a very spectacular close encounter. Complimentary champagne, soft drinks and hors d’oeuvres.

LOCATION:
Dana Wharf Sportfishing
Dana Point Harbor

INFORMATION:
Make reservations online or call (949) 496-5794

Fullerton

Annual Community Fireworks Show and Festival
July 4, 2018
5 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Food, entertainment and fireworks!

There will be live music (by Deke Dickerson and the Ecofonics) and additional entertainment. NOMINAL FEES MAY APPLY for SOME activities (Approximately $2 to $5). Fireworks begin at 9 p.m. and last for approximately 20 minutes.

All food is reasonably priced, and is being offered by local charity organizations. No alcohol is served or allowed in the area. All coolers will be checked. No glass containers, no smoking, no umbrellas, and no pets.

LOCATION:
Fullerton High School Softball Field
located on Lemon between Chapman and Berkeley

INFORMATION:
714-738-3167

Huntington Beach

4th of July Parade & Pier Festival
July 1-4, 2018

Three days of fun with live entertainment, exhibitors, food vendors and family activities.

Pier Plaza Festival runs July 1st – July 4th from 9:00am – 10:00pm. On Wednesday, the 4th, there will be a parade, pancake breakfast, 5K Run and fireworks over the ocean at 9 pm.

LOCATION:
Check website for all activity locations

Laguna Hills

City of Laguna Hills Fourth of July Celebration
July 4, 2018
4 pm – 9:30

Carnival rides and games, live music, patriotic crafts and face painting will all be part of the celebration along with a fabulous fireworks show to conclude the evening. Food and drinks will be available for purchase. Bring lawn chairs and umbrellas.

Parking is available on Paseo de Valencia (between Alicia Pkwy & La Paz) and on Laguna Hills Dr. (between Paseo de Valencia and Indian Hills).

LOCATION:
Laguna Hills Community Center
25555 Alicia Parkway
Laguna Hills, CA 92653

INFORMATION:
(949) 707-2680

Laguna Niguel

Run For Fun on the 4th
July 4, 2018
all day events

Laguna Niguel Family YMCA 40th Annual 4th of July Run in the Parks will take place on Wednesday, July 4th at the Crown Valley Community Park at the Laguna Niguel YMCA.

This proud community tradition features a 5K run/walk, 10K run, dog walk, and children’s races with proceeds benefiting the Y’s scholarship program. Get ready to EXERCISE YOUR INDEPENDENCE!

LOCATION:
Crown Valley Community Park, At the Laguna Niguel YMCA, 29831 Crown Valley Parkway
Laguna Niguel, CA

4th of July all day celebration 
July 4, 2018
all day events

Pancake Breakfast 7:30 – 10:30 am, Hosted by the Laguna Niguel Chamber of Commerce in conjunction with the YMCA. $5 for breakfast. Held at Crown Valley Park

Concert 6-8pm Kick off your evening festivities with a live concert by The Suffragetes (Hits from 70′s & Today) at Crown Valley community Park! After the concert, walk to the Regional Park to watch the Fireworks Spectacular (3/4 mi. walk each way). Bring flashlights and something to sit on in grass/dirt.

FIREWORKS LOCATION: Starts at 9 pm
LN Regional Park, 28241 La Paz Rd (Over the lake)
Limited parking inside the LN Regional Park (fees apply) and on La Paz Road

INFORMATION:
949-425-5100

La Palma
Annual Run for Fun Event
Wednesday, July 4, 2018

A healthy way to kick off your Fourth of July Festivities! La Palma’s Fitness Run for Fun is more than just another run: it’s an opportunity to experience that small town/hometown sense of community. 5K Run, 5K Walk, & 10K Run all start at 7:30 am.

Kids! Join in the 8th annual Yankee Doodle Dash (8:30 a.m.), a race geared for children 2 – 12 years old. This non-competitive run will have two starting points based on age or ability. The 1/5 mile run (6 – 12 year old) will start in front of Bank of America, while the 1/10 mile run (2 – 5 year old) will start in front of the Orange County Library – La Palma Branch. Each runner will receive an official race bib and a participation medal. Although this race is intended for kids, parents are welcome to run with their children. Registration is required for this run and space is limited.

The Family Fun Zone will have plenty to do for families of all ages! The La Palma Kiwanis Club will also serve their annual Pancake Breakfast at 7:30

LOCATION:
La Palma Central Park
7821 Walker St

La Habra
Annual 4th of July Spectacular 
July 4, 2018
Gates open at 4:00 pm, Fireworks at 9:00 pm

Larger location this year! In addition to a fantastic fireworks display, this event includes live music by Soto (at 6pm), food & drinks, kids’ zone, including balloon artist, face painting, giant slide, obstacle course and game booths.

Pre-sale wristbands are available for sale at the La Habra Community Center, 101 W. La Habra Blvd.

LOCATION:
La Bonita Park
1440 W. Whittier Blvd
La Habra, CA

INFORMATION:
562-383-4200

Lake Forest

Fourth of July Parade
July 4, 2018
10 am – 12 pm

Parade starts at the intersection of Toledo Way and Ridge Route. Parking is located in the El Toro High School back parking lot, which can be accessed on Serrano Road from El Toro Road. This parking lot does fill up quickly. Parking can also be found Lake Forest Drive and Serrano Road.

LOCATION:
Starts at the corner of Toledo Way and Ridge Route Drive and ends on Serrano at Dayton.

INFORMATION:
949-461-3450

Los Alamitos

Fireworks Celebration
July 4, 2018
Gates open at 4:00 pm, Fireworks begin at 9 pm

Free to attend, there may be a parking fee (bring cash)
Adults must have photo ID to enter.

Food Court, Sponsor Booths and Musical Entertainment. Lawn chairs and blankets are encouraged. No bleachers available this year. NO ALCOHOL please. Dogs, fireworks and motor homes prohibited (service dogs OK!).

Presented in cooperation with the cities of Los Alamitos, Cypress and Seal Beach, The Rossmoor Community Services District and the Joint Forces Training Base

LOCATION:
Joint Forces Training Base.
Enter through Lexington or Orangewood gates.

Mission Viejo

The Mission Viejo Annual Street Faire and Fireworks Spectacular
July 4, 2018
Noon – 9:30 pm

Held yearly on Olympiad Road and in the area adjoining Lake Mission Viejo, this Faire provides a classic Fourth of July celebration for the city of Mission Viejo. The fun begins with live entertainment on the Main Stage and youth bands performing on our Freedom Stage. There will be rides for the kiddies to enjoy, Food and Game Booths plus over 30 booths with wonderful craft and gift ideas. Admission is FREE with tickets being sold for games and rides.

For your convenience, a free shuttle will operate from 1:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Shuttle stops are located at twelve stops clearly marked around Lake Mission Viejo. Please no pets, skateboards or roller blades, bicycles or barbecue grills are allowed. The sky will sparkle at 9:00 PM for the fireworks spectacular. Don’t miss out on the good old fashion fun.

LOCATION:
Olympiad & Marquerite

INFORMATION:
949-830-7066

Newport Beach

Old Glory Boat Parade
July 4, 2018
1:00pm -3:30pm

Each year the Newport Beach Harbor becomes a festive delight as owners adorned their boats in red-white-&-blue decorations, balloons, streamers and waving flags that outline the skies as Sousa Marches and Anthems fill the air. Families and friends from near and far arrive at the bay front beaches and yacht clubs along the peninsula and the many islands, vying for the best spot to settle down and view the boat parade.

LOCATION:
Newport Harbor
Newport Beach, Ca
Fireworks & Parade Cruises
July 4, 2018

Newport Landing will have 3 cruises for the 4th Of July including the Firework Spectacular evening cruise. Witness Newport Harbor as it is full of the Spirit of America.

2 1/2 hour daytime cruise times – 1:00pm to 3:30pm & 4:00pm to 6:30pm. Night time fireworks cruise will run 7:00pm to 9:30pm.

INFORMATION:
For additional information or to make reservations call
(949) 673-1489

Orange

3rd of July Celebration
Tuesday, July 3, 2018
4 pm – 9 pm
For over two decades, the City of Orange 3rd of July Celebration has been a beloved community event. The Celebration features live music, a petting zoo, pony rides, children’s activities, community food booths, and an authentic hometown carnival atmosphere. When the sun sets, our grand finale begins with a performance by the Orange Community Master Chorale, and climaxes with a patriotic fireworks salute to America.

Tickets are $7 per person, children ages two and under are free.

LOCATION:
El Modena High School – Fred Kelly Stadium
3920 Spring St.
Orange

San Clemente

San Clemente Fireworks Show 
July 4, 2018
9 pm
At approximately 9:00 p.m. the City continues its annual tradition with a spectacular fireworks display from the Municipal Pier. The fireworks display can also be seen from many beaches and hilltop areas in and around San Clemente.

The end of the Pier will close at noon on July 3rd for preliminary preparation and the entire Pier will close on July 4th at 8:00 a.m.

LOCATION:
San Clemente Pier

INFORMATION:
949-361-8264

San Juan Capistrano

San Juan Capistrano 4th of July Celebration
Wednesday, July 4, 2018
3:00 PM – 9:30 PM

The celebration includes food, vendors, exhibitors along with a beer and wine garden for the adults. There will also be a carnival from 12:00 noon – 10:30 p.m. which features over 15 mechanical rides and attractions including thrill rides and activities for the little ones.

Free activities will include Car Ride, Family Games & Bounce House with the evening’s musical entertainment (“Family Style”) to be on stage at 6:30 p.m. The evening ends with a spectacular Fireworks Display at 9:00 p.m.

Street parking is available along Camino del Avion with additional parking in the Sports Park Complex. Free shuttle service available. No personal fireworks or barbecues will be permitted. Bring your chairs & blankets, Canopies are welcome in the back portion of the sports park.

LOCATION:
The Sports Park
25925 Camino Del Avion.

INFORMATION:
949-493-5911

Santa Ana

Fourth of July at Centennial Park
Wednesday, July 4, 2018
4 – 9:30 pm

The city of Santa Ana will celebrate Independence Day fireworks at 9 p.m. Celebration begins at 4 pm (activities end at 8 pm) with live music, delicious food, youth sports activities, kids jump zone, face painting, and more! Along with the fun, children will have a chance to meet important figures from American History at our annual History Walk and see a civil war cannon display.

To end the festivities, a 20 minute firework finale will light up the night sky! So bring the family, a picnic and lawn chairs, and enjoy a fun-filled evening at Centennial Park!

LOCATION:
Centennial Park
3000 W. Edinger Ave
Santa Ana, CA 92704

INFORMATION:
714-571-4227

Tustin
Annual Fourth of July Celebration
July 4, 2018
6:30 – 9:30 pm

Live music (The Silverados) starts at 6:30 P.M. Fireworks at 9:00 P.M. Pack a picnic & blanket. Tustin High Boosters will also be selling drinks, snacks and BBQ.

Operation Warm wishes will also be collecting non-perishable food items for disadvantaged and homeless Veterans.

LOCATION:
Tustin High School
1171 El Camino Real

INFORMATION:
714-573-3326

Yorba Linda

Richard Nixon Library Fourth of July Concert
July 1, 2018
12:300 pm

Concert by Huntington Beach Band, Tom Ridley, Conductor. Part of their concert series which is held on Sundays and are free and open to the public.

LOCATION:
Richard Nixon Library & Birthplace, East Room
18001 Yorba Linda Blvd.
Yorba Linda CA 92886

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Annual Fourth of July Spectacular
July 4
5 – 9:30 pm

The event will feature a live band, family activities, kids fun zone, and food and information vendors. Fireworks begin at 9 pm. No alchohol, pets or personal fireworks will be allowed at this event.

LOCATION:
Veterans Park (4756 Valley View Ave) & Yorba Linda Middle School (4777 Casa Loma Ave)

INFORMATION:
714-961-7160