July 2019 Orange County Community Events

Sawdust Festival  Through Sept. 2
Outdoor arts and crafts festival. Watch artists create their work and buy directly from the artists while enjoying the wonderful atmosphere.
935 Laguna Canyon Rd., Laguna Beach
(949) 494-3030 / www.sawdustartfestival.org

Laguna Art-A-Fair  Through Sept. 2
Stroll through Laguna Art-A-Fair’s 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.
777 Laguna Canyon Rd., Laguna Beach
(949) 494-4514 / www.art-a-fair.com

NSSA National Championships  June 26-July 3
The National Scholastic Surfing Association (NSSA) is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to encourage and assist its members in their interest to learn and develop the fundamentals and skills of surfing competition while competing in structured and quality events.
7am-5pm / Huntington City Beach
(760) 906-7423 / www.nssa.org

Festival of the Arts  July 5-Aug. 31
A juried fine art show featuring 140 of OC’s top artists in an open air gallery setting. A world-renowned art destination, visitors can take tours of the exhibit, catch an art demonstration, dine at one of the on-site restaurants, create their own masterpiece, or simply sit back and enjoy the creative atmosphere.
650 Laguna Canyon Rd., Laguna Beach
(800) 487-3378 / www.foapom.com

Pageant of the Masters  July 7-Aug. 31
This iconic, long-running Orange County tradition combines artfully-costumed people, extravagant sets and theatrical illusion to re-create famous works of art on stage.
650 Laguna Canyon Rd., Laguna Beach
(800) 487-3378 / www.foapom.com

The Orange County Fair  July 12-Aug. 11
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.
OC Fair & Event Center, Costa Mesa
(714) 708-FAIR / www.ocfair.com

Kid’s Night Out: Camp Out  July 13
Participants will be able to create lasting memories with friends while we play games, tell camp stories, make s’mores and much more. Pre-registration is required.
6-8:30pm / Stanton Central Park / More Info

Artesanos Village Craft Fair  July 13
Community Crafters meet every 2nd Saturday of the month to sell their beautiful art and display their talented skills.
9am-2pm / Hecho en Mexico, Placentia
www.facebook.com/hechoenmexicogiftstore

Lake Forest Family Campout  July 13-14
Enjoy the evening playing games, making crafts and singing campfire songs under the night sky. Participants must provide their own tents, sleeping bags and any other personal items. Don’t forget to bring your appetite because dinner, dessert and breakfast are included!
5:30pm-10am / Lake Forest Sports Park
(949) 461-3400 / www.lakeforestca.gov

Health, Education & Business Summer Expo  July 18
Health: Weight loss, health insurance information, personal training, dental, eldercare advice, nutrition. Education: Career guidance, apply on the spot, information of scholarships and grants, school information. Business: See the latest products from fellow vendors, networking and building business relationships, discover new business opportunities.
6-8pm / South Coast Village
(714) 541-5353 / www.santaanachamber.com

Costa Mesa ArtWalk Dance Battle  July 20
Brings community and the arts together for an afternoon of family friendly fun! Check out work by local artists, enjoy live music and watch a final dance battle.
2-6pm / Lions Park, Costa Mesa / www.travelcostamesa.com/artwalk

Ocean Festival  July 20-21
Celebrating over 40 years of “The Greatest Show on Surf!” Competitions include the NEW Tandem Boogie Board contest, the NEW Pier Bowl Surf Classic, our world-famous Dory boat races, 5K beach run, and one-mile ocean swim. Kid’s Dolphin Dash, ‘Groms Rule’ Surf Contest, and Fishing Derby. This year’s line-up includes a FREE beach concert, Sand Sculpting Contest, Woody Car Exhibits, and the Ocean Art Show.
San Clemente Pier / (949) 440-6141 / www.oceanfestival.org

Symphony at the Mission  July 21
Music Under the Stars and Pacific Symphony Co-present Pacific Symphony performs Broadway’s and Opera’s Greatest Hits.
7:15-9pm / Mission San Juan Capistrano
(949) 234-1300 / www.missionsjc.com

Cypress Community Festival  July 27
This event includes an early morning 5K/10K run, a pancake breakfast, car show, chili cook-off, family games, food booths, the Chamber of Commerce business expo, children’s rides, arts and crafts booths and four stages with entertainment.
7am-5pm / Cypress Community Center
(714) 827-2430 / www.cypressfestival.com

Healthy Junk Vegan Faire  July 27
Presented with love by Healthy Junk, our award winning vegan restaurant, the Vegan Faire is an annual one-day festival showcasing a full spectrum of healthy lifestyle goods and services with booths and workshops focusing on food, environment, local artisans and wellness. Admission is FREE!
4-10pm / 201 W Center Promenade, Anaheim / www.veganfaire.com

Illumination Foundation’s Carnival for Kids  July 27
Serves over 1,000 homeless and at-risk children and families. The community comes together to provide a carefree summer day of family fun that these children and families would otherwise not experience.
Noon-5pm / La Palma Park, Anaheim / www.ifhomeless.org

OC Yoga Festival  July 27-28
Enjoy yoga, meditation, sound healing, workshops, talks, live music, concert and more! Your ticket will give you access to yoga classes and workshops located in Huntington Beach. This event is for all ages and yoga levels; beginners and advanced welcome and free to attend the vendor village.
7:30-10am / SeaLegs At the Beach / www.facebook.com/ocyogafestival

Fighting For Me Warrior Festival  July 30
Live music, guest speakers, children’s costume contest, doggie costume contest, various local vendors, prizes, celebrity appearances, auction, food & drink, and the band “Flock of 80’s” to follow. We will take the largest group Warrior selfie to show other survivors they are not alone and we are fighting for them and Fighting For Me is here to help!
Noon-5pm / Outlets at San Clemente / www.fightingforme.org

4th of July Celebrations
All events take place on July 4 unless otherwise noted.

Aliso Viejo
July 4th Celebration & Fireworks
6-9:30pm / Grand Park / www.avca.net

Anaheim
4th of July Celebration & Fireworks
7am-9:30pm / Canyon High & Peralta Park
www.anaheimhillscommunitycouncil.org
Disneyland 4th of July Fireworks
9:30pm / Disneyland / www.disneyland.com

Brea
July 4 Country Fair
7am-3pm / City Hall Park / www.cityofbrea.net

Buena Park
July 4th Fireworks
9:30pm / Knott’s Berry Farm / www.knotts.com

Costa Mesa
Music of Hotel California with Fireworks
8pm / Pacific Amphitheatre @ OC Fair / pacificsymphony.org

Cypress
Salute to America Celebration
4-9:30pm / Cypress College / www.cypressca.org

Dana Point
July 4th Fireworks Extravaganza
8:45pm / DP Harbor·Doheny State Beach / www.danapoint.org
Capt. Dave’s Fireworks Spectacular!
8-10pm / Dolphin & Whale Safari / www.dolphinsafari.com
4th of July Fireworks Cruises
7:30-9:30pm / Dana Wharf Sportfishing / www.danawharf.com

Fullerton
Festival and Fireworks Show
5-9:30pm / Fullerton H.S. Stadium / www.cityoffullerton.com

Huntington Beach
Parade, Celebration, Fireworks  July 3-6
Downtown Huntington Beach / www.hb4thofjuly.org

Irvine
Concert on the Green & Fireworks Festival
3-9:30pm / Irvine High School Stadium / www.irvinepa.org

La Habra
4th of July Celebration & Fireworks
4-9:30pm / La Bonita Park / www.lahabraca.gov

La Palma
Fitness Run for Fun & Fun Zone
7:30-10:30am / Central Park / www.cityoflapalma.org

Ladera Ranch
4th of July Celebration
6am-9:30pm / Various Locations / www.laderalife.com

Laguna Beach
Fourth of July Fireworks
9pm / Heisler Park / www.lagunabeachcity.net

Laguna Hills
Fourth of July Celebration with Fireworks
4-9:30pm / Laguna Hills Community Center / ci.laguna-hills.ca.us

Laguna Niguel
July 4th Celebrations & Fireworks
7:30am-9:30pm / Crown Valley & LN Regional Parks
(949) 425-5100 / www.cityoflagunaniguel.org

Lake Forest
4th of July Parade
10am-noon / Toledo Way/Ridge Route / www.lakeforestca.gov

Los Alamitos, Cypress, Rossmoor & Seal Beach
4th of July Fireworks Spectacular
4-9:30pm / Joint Forces Training Base / cityoflosalamitos.org

Mission Viejo
Street Faire & Firework Spectacular
Noon-9:30pm / Olympiad & Marguerite / www.mvactivities.com

Newport Beach
Old Glory Boat Parade
1-3:30pm / Newport Harbor: Collins Island / www.alyc.com
American Legion Festivites & Fireworks
7am-8pm / Post 291: 215 15th Street / www.al291.com
4th of July Cruise & Fireworks
7-9:30pm / Newport Bay / www.cruisenewportbeach.com
Independence Day on the Back Bay with Fireworks
2:30-10:30pm / Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort
(949) 729-3863 / www.newportdunes.com

Orange
3rd of July Celebration
4-9pm / El Modena High School / ca-orange.civicplus.com

Rancho Santa Margarita
Star Spangled Spectacular with Fireworks
8am-9:30pm / Lago Santa Margarita Beach Club / samlarc.org

San Clemente
Fireworks Show
9pm / San Clemente Pier / www.san-clemente.org

San Juan Capistrano
4th of July Celebration & Fireworks
3-9:30pm / SJC Sports Park / www.sanjuancapistrano.org

Santa Ana
4th of July Celebration & Fireworks
5-9:30pm / Centennial Park / www.ci.santa-ana.ca.us

Tustin
July 4th Celebration & Fireworks
6:30-9:30pm / Tustin High School Stadium / www.tustinca.org

Yorba Linda
4th of July Spectacular & Fireworks
5-9:30pm / Veterans Sports Park/Yorba Linda Middle
(714) 961-7160 / www.yorbalindaca.gov

 
Event listing courtesy of The Sloan Team, First American Title