Summer is finally here and the OC is kicking off the celebration with its popular summer activities. July is the prime time for festivals and events to really begin! Indulge in the Orange County lifestyle through the unique displays of culture, music, sports, and entertainment!
Looking to create your summer check list? Nothing is better than long summer nights and sun-shinning weekend escapes. Take a look at a few of our local favorites:
4TH Of July SPECTACULAR:
Pick a spot along the beach and enjoy the spectacular night display at many OC Locations.
The OC Fair July 11- August 10
Located in Costa Mesa, the Orange County fair is an event which in many respects is considered the highlight of the summer. This signature fair includes concerts, rodeos, carnival rides, competitions, and countless other activities for the whole family to enjoy. The OC fair has a new selection of events each day so that you will never find yourself bored.
Vans US Open of Surfing July 25- August 3
Featuring world class competitors of skate boarding, BMX, and of course surfing, Huntington Beach hosts the annual Vans US Open of Surfing. Along with the competition, the US Open offers live music and booths which sell their unique items. Even if you are not interested in the competitions, the beach is always available to take a quick swim.
Pageant of the Masters July 9- August 30
This spectacular event takes place every summer in Laguna Beach’s’ Festival of Arts. This world famous exhibit is something that should not be missed. The Pageant of the Masters features recreations of famous art using real people as models. You must see it to believe it- the recreation is so similar to the original art piece that some may not see the difference at first glance.
Movie Mondays at Segerstorm Center for Arts July 7- August 4
Bring out the blankets and gather the kids for Monday Nights under the Stars. Segerstorm large venue welcomes hundreds to enjoy movies under the stars. This summers Lineup includes, “Spice World,” “Gigi, “Sweet Charity,” and more. 600 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa
Sawdust Dust Festival June 27-August 3
Learn and appreciate art from Laguna Beach Locals at the Saw Dust Art Festival. Take classes, who knows, you might be the next Picasso. Meet over 200 local artist! Check out the calendar of events here!
Summer Concerts in the Parks
What sounds better in the Summer then live music in the park? See the complete list here, for Concerts and Venues in your OC area.
These are just a few of our favorites, for a complete list of Summer Fun in Orange County visit here