ORANGE COUNTY EVENTS

Welcome to the Sandy Toes & popsicles Orange County Event Calendar. Here you will find family-friendly events and things for kids to do in the OC. Also visit our Guide to Orange County for detailed lists of how to have fun in Orange County.

Bats: Heroes of the Night

Limestone Canyon Nature Preserve 13333 Black Star Canyon Road, Silverado, California

As the day starts to settle into the night, bats awaken, stir and streak into the evening sky. Come learn about these fascinating flying mammals. We will head out toward a popular roosting location to watch bats begin their nightly adventures. Visually observe the bats in flight and use bat detectors to listen to their...

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Reptile Super Show

Anaheim Convention Center 800 W. Katella Ave, Anaheim, California

Over 150,000 sq.ft. of reptile, amphibians, turtles, supplies, cages, lights, supplements, educational workshops, and more. This HUGE SALE is OPEN TO THE PUBLIC! Reptile Super Show is a fun, safe and educational environment for the reptile enthusiast in your family. We promote conservation through education and captive breeding. If you love reptiles and are between...

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Anaheim Town Square Kids Fun Zone

Anaheim Town Square 2180 East Lincoln Avenue, Anaheim, California

This month we will be creating clay monsters using model magic clay. Kids will create their very own unique monster. We will be learning clay sculpting techniques like slipping and scoring to create our monsters. This event is free to the public, but you must register to attend. The event will be located in between...

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Barnes & Noble Weekly Storytime

Bella Terra 7777 Edinger Avenue, Huntington Beach, California

Join us for Storytime every Saturday at 11am in our Kids department! Fun activities will vary from book to book! Parents/guardians must attend with their kiddos!

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Summer Fun Saturdays

The Market Place at Tustin 2961 El Camino Real, Tustin, California

The Market Place is your destination for a family fun summer. We are hosting some sizzling activations on Saturdays throughout the Summer. There will be games, giveaways, an interactive DJ and more. Come for lunch, stay for fun! July 9th – Regal Edwards Theater Courtyard, 12 noon – 3pmAugust 20th – California Pizza Kitchen Courtyard, 12 noon – 3pm *Events are weather...

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The Art and Science of Solar Ovens

Upper Newport Bay Nature Preserve 2301 University Drive, Newport Beach, California

Whether it's for survival, science, or just plain fun, solar ovens are a great way to put the summer heat to work for us! In this family-friendly outdoor program, guests will learn how to make a solar oven and investigate the science behind harnessing solar energy. All supplies will be provided and each family will...

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Reptile Super Show

Anaheim Convention Center 800 W. Katella Ave, Anaheim, California

Over 150,000 sq.ft. of reptile, amphibians, turtles, supplies, cages, lights, supplements, educational workshops, and more. This HUGE SALE is OPEN TO THE PUBLIC! Reptile Super Show is a fun, safe and educational environment for the reptile enthusiast in your family. We promote conservation through education and captive breeding. If you love reptiles and are between...

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From Dinosaurs to People

Heritage Museum of Orange County 3101 W. Harvard St., Santa Ana, California

It’s Dino time! HMOC is bringing back one of our absolute favorite events!! We all know Orange County is amazing, but did you know we can trace it back to prehistoric eras?! Together with vendors from all over Orange County we’ll be demonstrating the variety of histories and cultures that we have right here in...

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Family Fun Under the Sun

Irvine Spectrum Center 670 Spectrum Center Dr., Irvine

Let us aid in taking your Sunday blues away! Join us Sunday afternoons from 3pm to 7pm on the Giant Wheel lawn for games and music. Bring the family, groove to some tunes and let the worries of the weekend fade away. 

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Movies on the Lawn at Irvine Spectrum Center

Irvine Spectrum Center 670 Spectrum Center Dr., Irvine

We invite you to join us for family-friendly movies on the Giant Wheel Lawn, Sunday evenings through the end of July*. Gather the family or the squad, bring a blanket or a lowback lawn chair, grab some snacks from your favorite shop, and settle in for an evening of movie magic. 

Anaheim Town Square Drive-In Movie

Anaheim Town Square 2180 East Lincoln Avenue, Anaheim, California

Grab the kids, load up the car with blankets and head over to Anaheim Town Square for a drive-in movie. RSVP is required to attend the drive-in showing of Monsters Inc.  The movie will be shown in the parking lot near Wells Fargo. The film begins promptly at 8pm, parking will open at 7pm.  When...

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Summer Play Dates at MainPlace Mall

MainPlace Mall 2800 N Main St., Santa Ana, California

Let summertime fun begin at MainPlace Mall! Children ages 4-12 are invited to join our Summer Play Dates on Wednesdays from 11am - 1pm in Center Court. Each week will be a different theme with activities, snacks, crafts and giveaways. No advance registration is required, but a parent or guardian must be present for children...

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Santa Ana Movies in the Park

“Santa Ana Movies in the Park" series is  back and will be taking place every Wednesday, beginning June 8 through August 31, 2022 at select City parks. Gates will open at 5:30 p.m., with movies beginning at dusk. Guests are encouraged to arrive early for pre-show activities. Activities may include jumpers, arts and crafts, or...

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OC Parks Summer Concerts

Craig Regional Park 3300 N. State College Blvd., Fullerton, California

OC Parks Summer Concert Series returns with 10 free outdoor concerts on Thursday evenings, June 23 – August 25 from 5 – 8 p.m. Enjoy live music under the summer sky at Craig Regional Park, Mason Regional Park, Irvine Regional Park, Mile Square Regional Park and Bluff Park at Salt Creek Beach. The concert series kicks...

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Concert in the Canyons

Ronald Reagan Park, Anaheim 945 S. Weir Canyon Road, Anaheim, CA

This four-week concert series is held at Ronald Reagan Park where attendees can picnic, dance, and sing along to their favorite tunes. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets. Food is available for purchase from gourmet food trucks. For more concert information go to anaheim.net/play or call us at (714) 765-5191.

Free

OC Parks Sunset Cinema

Yorba Regional Park 7600 E La Palma, Anaheim, California

OC Parks Sunset Cinema film series brings the big screen to your favorite regional parks. Twelve free movie screenings will take place Friday nights from June 17 – September 2 around sunset at Craig Regional Park, Carbon Canyon Regional Park, Yorba Regional Park, Irvine Regional Park, Laguna Niguel Regional Park, and Bluff Park at Salt Creek...

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Wild Tales

Upper Newport Bay Nature Preserve 2301 University Drive, Newport Beach, California

Wild tales story time is offered every Friday and includes an outdoor story in our newly renovated amphitheater, an age appropriate hike, and a craft project. Each session will have a new story, hike theme and craft project. Activities are designed for ages 2-4 but all are welcome.

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Kinecta Ice Cream Truck - FREE Ice Cream

Bella Terra 7777 Edinger Avenue, Huntington Beach, California

The Kinecta ice cream truck will be onsite at Bella Terra, giving away free ice cream to all 🍦#WheresTheKinectaTruck For every Kinecta Member who comes to the ice cream truck, Kinecta will donates $1 to the Children’s Miracle Network (CHOC Orange, CA) Location: Loading Zone by Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory & Full Psycle

KidzCon

Anaheim Convention Center 800 W. Katella Ave, Anaheim, California

This 2-day event is the largest interactive kids convention that celebrates the vibrant creativity of children and will house the biggest names in kids’ toys, fashion, TV & Film, food, devices, and learning tools. Guests will indulge in exciting, fun activities by Dreamworks Animation, Care Bears, Warner Bros, Milk Bar, FunBox, and 100+ exhibitors, along...

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Cypress Summer Concerts

Cypress Civic Center Green 5275 Orange Avenue, Cypress, California

Pack your picnic baskets, bring your blankets and chairs, and get ready to enjoy your favorite summer pastime event on the green! All concerts are FREE, open to the public! Refreshments will be available for purchase from our food trucks at all concerts.  Please note: Alcohol and smoking of any kind is prohibited.  

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Pearson Park Summer Nights Under the Stars

Pearson Park Amphitheater 401 N. Lemon Street, Anaheim, CA

FAMILY AND CULTURAL SHOWS FRIDAYS AT 6:30 PM LE POLYNESIA - JUNE 10 Island culture dance and entertainment BUSTER BALLOON - JUNE 17 Comedy and mind-boggling magic ANTHONY MAGIC - JUNE 24 Magic for the whole family HIKARO TAIKO DRUMMERS - JULY 8 Celebrating Asian-American culture MARIACHI AND FOLKLORICO - JULY 15 Celebrating Mexican-American culture ANAHEIM BALLET - JULY 22 Dance celebration featuring classical ballet

Southern California First Responders Car Show

Anaheim GardenWalk 400 Disney Way, Anaheim, California

Southern California First Responders Auto Show supporting Police, Fire, Paramedic, and Tactical forces, fallen heroes and their families.

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Free Miniature Train Rides at Fairview Park

Orange County Model Engineers 2480 Placentia Avenue, Costa Mesa, California

If you haven't been to the Goathill Junction Railroad to ride the miniature train rides yet, I highly recommend checking them out. I feel that these little trains are one of the hidden gems of Orange County. There is a height requirement and kids must be able to sit by themselves. Bring a picnic! Free. Donations...

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Barnes & Noble Weekly Storytime

Bella Terra 7777 Edinger Avenue, Huntington Beach, California

Join us for Storytime every Saturday at 11am in our Kids department! Fun activities will vary from book to book! Parents/guardians must attend with their kiddos!

Great Park Movies on the Lawn: "Encanto"

Join the Great Park for family-favorite movies on the outdoor big screen. Arrive at 6:30 p.m. to get a seat and enjoy items on sale from gourmet food trucks. Movies begin at dusk. On July 16, see Encanto. The magic of the Encanto has blessed every child in the Madrigal family with a unique gift – every...

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Yorba Linda Movies in the Park

Hurless Barton Park 4601 Casa Loma Avenue, Yorba Linda, California

Enjoy a Saturday evening in the park while watching a family friendly movie on our 20ft inflatable movie screen. No pre-registration is required and bring a blanket or lawn chair for seating. FREE

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Yorba Linda Concerts in the Park

Hurless Barton Park 4601 Casa Loma Avenue, Yorba Linda, California

End your weekend on a high note! Pack a picnic dinner and enjoy live music with friends and family. Seating is available on the grass so be sure to bring lawn chairs and blankets. FREE

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Wiener Dog Races

Old World 7561 Center Avenue, Huntington Beach, California

The Wiener Dog Race are back at Old World Village in Huntington Beach for it’s 2022 Season! Join us on Select Sundays from 12 noon to 2pm. Be sure to come early or stay later and check out the Arts & Crafts Marketplace from 10am – 4pm at the Village. Come down to the Village and enjoy a day of Dog Races, Food,...

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Family Fun Under the Sun

Irvine Spectrum Center 670 Spectrum Center Dr., Irvine

Let us aid in taking your Sunday blues away! Join us Sunday afternoons from 3pm to 7pm on the Giant Wheel lawn for games and music. Bring the family, groove to some tunes and let the worries of the weekend fade away. 

Recurring

Movies on the Lawn at Irvine Spectrum Center

Irvine Spectrum Center 670 Spectrum Center Dr., Irvine

We invite you to join us for family-friendly movies on the Giant Wheel Lawn, Sunday evenings through the end of July*. Gather the family or the squad, bring a blanket or a lowback lawn chair, grab some snacks from your favorite shop, and settle in for an evening of movie magic. 

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Regal Summer Movie Express

Regal Theaters

Summer movies for kids at Regal. Bring the family to the nearest Regal theatre for our 2022 Summer Movie Express series! Summer Movie Express tickets are just $2 on Tuesdays and Wednesdays featuring summer movies the whole family will enjoy. Availability varies by location, so select a movie from the posters above to see showtimes or check participating theatres...

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$2

Santa Ana Movies in the Park

Lillie King Park 500 W Alton Avenue, Santa Ana, California

“Santa Ana Movies in the Park" series is  back and will be taking place every Wednesday, beginning June 8 through August 31, 2022 at select City parks. Gates will open at 5:30 p.m., with movies beginning at dusk. Guests are encouraged to arrive early for pre-show activities. Activities may include jumpers, arts and crafts, or...

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KAMP DISTRICT KIDS' SERIES

The District Tustin Legacy 2437 Park Avenue, Tustin, California

Kids can design their own Kamp Pass, and collect badges from our many activity stations each week.  Weekly activities include kids crafts, costumed characters, storytelling, face painting, balloon art, DJ dance parties, and more!

OC Parks Summer Concerts

Irvine Regional Park 1 Irvine Park Rd, Orange, California

OC Parks Summer Concert Series returns with 10 free outdoor concerts on Thursday evenings, June 23 – August 25 from 5 – 8 p.m. Enjoy live music under the summer sky at Craig Regional Park, Mason Regional Park, Irvine Regional Park, Mile Square Regional Park and Bluff Park at Salt Creek Beach. The concert series kicks...

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Concert in the Canyons

Ronald Reagan Park, Anaheim 945 S. Weir Canyon Road, Anaheim, CA

This four-week concert series is held at Ronald Reagan Park where attendees can picnic, dance, and sing along to their favorite tunes. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets. Food is available for purchase from gourmet food trucks. For more concert information go to anaheim.net/play or call us at (714) 765-5191.

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Sponge Bob: The Musical

The GEM Theater 12852 Main Street, Garden Grove, California

The stakes are higher than ever in this dynamic stage musical, as SpongeBob and all of Bikini Bottom face the total annihilation of their undersea world. Chaos erupts. Lives hang in the balance. And just when all hope seems lost, a most unexpected hero rises up and takes center stage. The power of optimism really...

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OC Parks Sunset Cinema

Yorba Regional Park 7600 E La Palma, Anaheim, California

OC Parks Sunset Cinema film series brings the big screen to your favorite regional parks. Twelve free movie screenings will take place Friday nights from June 17 – September 2 around sunset at Craig Regional Park, Carbon Canyon Regional Park, Yorba Regional Park, Irvine Regional Park, Laguna Niguel Regional Park, and Bluff Park at Salt Creek...

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Wild Tales

Upper Newport Bay Nature Preserve 2301 University Drive, Newport Beach, California

Wild tales story time is offered every Friday and includes an outdoor story in our newly renovated amphitheater, an age appropriate hike, and a craft project. Each session will have a new story, hike theme and craft project. Activities are designed for ages 2-4 but all are welcome.

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Cypress Summer Concerts

Cypress Civic Center Green 5275 Orange Avenue, Cypress, California

Pack your picnic baskets, bring your blankets and chairs, and get ready to enjoy your favorite summer pastime event on the green! All concerts are FREE, open to the public! Refreshments will be available for purchase from our food trucks at all concerts.  Please note: Alcohol and smoking of any kind is prohibited.  

Movie in the Park - Sing 2

Lake Forest Sports Park 28000 Rancho Parkway, Lake Forest, California

Sing 2 premieres. The movie begins at sunset.

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Sponge Bob: The Musical

The GEM Theater 12852 Main Street, Garden Grove, California

The stakes are higher than ever in this dynamic stage musical, as SpongeBob and all of Bikini Bottom face the total annihilation of their undersea world. Chaos erupts. Lives hang in the balance. And just when all hope seems lost, a most unexpected hero rises up and takes center stage. The power of optimism really...

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Summer Shakespeare at Arden

The Arden 29042 Modjeska Canyon Road, Silverado, California

Helena Modjeska, a world-renowned Shakespearean actress and 19th century icon, found her haven in the canyons of Orange County. While not on tour, she spent her days at Arden, affectionately named for the forest in “As You Like It”. In honor of her 30-year career touring across the country, we are bringing Shakespeare back to...

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Barnes & Noble Weekly Storytime

Bella Terra 7777 Edinger Avenue, Huntington Beach, California

Join us for Storytime every Saturday at 11am in our Kids department! Fun activities will vary from book to book! Parents/guardians must attend with their kiddos!

2nd Annual Frida Fest at Heritage Museum of Orange County

Heritage Museum of Orange County 3101 W. Harvard St., Santa Ana, California

Join us for @gentenightmarket’s one-day event to celebrate Mexican icon, Frida Kahlo through an interactive cultural arts festival filled with local vendors, live music, educational pieces, interactive art, and food trucks! Art Installations, Fun photo-ops, Vibrant marketplace with 100+ local vendors and artisans selling Frida-inspired arts, crafts, and merch, Food trucks and local pop-up vendors providing...

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Charlotte's Web Film Screening

The Huntington Beach Art Center 538 Main Street, Huntington Beach, California

This event is free to the public thanks to the generosity of exhibition sponsors. After registering, check your email for information about a fun, free, pre-show activity at the Huntington Beach Art Center.

Great Park Movies on the Lawn: "Space Jam: A New Legacy"

Orange County Great Park 8000 Great Park Blvd., Irvine, California

Join the Great Park for family-favorite movies on the outdoor big screen. Arrive at 6:30 p.m. to get a seat and enjoy items on sale from gourmet food trucks. Movies begin at dusk. On July 16, see Space Jam: A New Legacy. Welcome to the Jam! NBA champion and global icon LeBron James goes on an epic...

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Sponge Bob: The Musical

The GEM Theater 12852 Main Street, Garden Grove, California

The stakes are higher than ever in this dynamic stage musical, as SpongeBob and all of Bikini Bottom face the total annihilation of their undersea world. Chaos erupts. Lives hang in the balance. And just when all hope seems lost, a most unexpected hero rises up and takes center stage. The power of optimism really...

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Yorba Linda Concerts in the Park

Hurless Barton Park 4601 Casa Loma Avenue, Yorba Linda, California

End your weekend on a high note! Pack a picnic dinner and enjoy live music with friends and family. Seating is available on the grass so be sure to bring lawn chairs and blankets. FREE

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Movies on the Lawn at Irvine Spectrum Center

Irvine Spectrum Center 670 Spectrum Center Dr., Irvine

We invite you to join us for family-friendly movies on the Giant Wheel Lawn, Sunday evenings through the end of July*. Gather the family or the squad, bring a blanket or a lowback lawn chair, grab some snacks from your favorite shop, and settle in for an evening of movie magic. 

Recurring

Sponge Bob: The Musical

The GEM Theater 12852 Main Street, Garden Grove, California

The stakes are higher than ever in this dynamic stage musical, as SpongeBob and all of Bikini Bottom face the total annihilation of their undersea world. Chaos erupts. Lives hang in the balance. And just when all hope seems lost, a most unexpected hero rises up and takes center stage. The power of optimism really...

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Regal Summer Movie Express

Regal Theaters

Summer movies for kids at Regal. Bring the family to the nearest Regal theatre for our 2022 Summer Movie Express series! Summer Movie Express tickets are just $2 on Tuesdays and Wednesdays featuring summer movies the whole family will enjoy. Availability varies by location, so select a movie from the posters above to see showtimes or check participating theatres...

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$2
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Regal Summer Movie Express

Regal Theaters

Summer movies for kids at Regal. Bring the family to the nearest Regal theatre for our 2022 Summer Movie Express series! Summer Movie Express tickets are just $2 on Tuesdays and Wednesdays featuring summer movies the whole family will enjoy. Availability varies by location, so select a movie from the posters above to see showtimes or check participating theatres...

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Summer Play Dates at MainPlace Mall

MainPlace Mall 2800 N Main St., Santa Ana, California

Let summertime fun begin at MainPlace Mall! Children ages 4-12 are invited to join our Summer Play Dates on Wednesdays from 11am - 1pm in Center Court. Each week will be a different theme with activities, snacks, crafts and giveaways. No advance registration is required, but a parent or guardian must be present for children...

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Reading Reef - An Ocean of Fun

Pacific City Huntington Beach, California

Join us on level 1 near Sephora, and the Reading Reef! - Enjoy story time with local author Lisa Caprelli - Have some fun with HB Mermaids - Make a fun craft! - Bring a gently loved book to swap out with another book at The Reading Reef. **After Reading Reef Event, take a stroll around...

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Santa Ana Movies in the Park

El Salvador Park 1825 W Civic Center Drive, Santa Ana, California

“Santa Ana Movies in the Park" series is  back and will be taking place every Wednesday, beginning June 8 through August 31, 2022 at select City parks. Gates will open at 5:30 p.m., with movies beginning at dusk. Guests are encouraged to arrive early for pre-show activities. Activities may include jumpers, arts and crafts, or...

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KAMP DISTRICT KIDS' SERIES

The District Tustin Legacy 2437 Park Avenue, Tustin, California

Kids can design their own Kamp Pass, and collect badges from our many activity stations each week.  Weekly activities include kids crafts, costumed characters, storytelling, face painting, balloon art, DJ dance parties, and more!

OC Parks Summer Concerts

Irvine Regional Park 1 Irvine Park Rd, Orange, California

OC Parks Summer Concert Series returns with 10 free outdoor concerts on Thursday evenings, June 23 – August 25 from 5 – 8 p.m. Enjoy live music under the summer sky at Craig Regional Park, Mason Regional Park, Irvine Regional Park, Mile Square Regional Park and Bluff Park at Salt Creek Beach. The concert series kicks...

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Concert in the Canyons

Ronald Reagan Park, Anaheim 945 S. Weir Canyon Road, Anaheim, CA

This four-week concert series is held at Ronald Reagan Park where attendees can picnic, dance, and sing along to their favorite tunes. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets. Food is available for purchase from gourmet food trucks. For more concert information go to anaheim.net/play or call us at (714) 765-5191.

Free
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Sponge Bob: The Musical

The GEM Theater 12852 Main Street, Garden Grove, California

The stakes are higher than ever in this dynamic stage musical, as SpongeBob and all of Bikini Bottom face the total annihilation of their undersea world. Chaos erupts. Lives hang in the balance. And just when all hope seems lost, a most unexpected hero rises up and takes center stage. The power of optimism really...

Read More

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OC Parks Sunset Cinema

Craig Regional Park 3300 N. State College Blvd., Fullerton, California

OC Parks Sunset Cinema film series brings the big screen to your favorite regional parks. Twelve free movie screenings will take place Friday nights from June 17 – September 2 around sunset at Craig Regional Park, Carbon Canyon Regional Park, Yorba Regional Park, Irvine Regional Park, Laguna Niguel Regional Park, and Bluff Park at Salt Creek...

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Wild Tales

Upper Newport Bay Nature Preserve 2301 University Drive, Newport Beach, California

Wild tales story time is offered every Friday and includes an outdoor story in our newly renovated amphitheater, an age appropriate hike, and a craft project. Each session will have a new story, hike theme and craft project. Activities are designed for ages 2-4 but all are welcome.

Animal Art II Preschool Program

OC Zoo 1 Irvine Park Road, Orange, California

Class includes hands-on learning, fun crafts, and meeting zoo creatures up close!  Program is for ages 3-4 years old ONLY.  Cost is $5 per child (one parent included). Parent must accompany child for entire program. Phone registration is required. To register for a class, call 714-973-6846.  Parking fee is $3 per car on weekdays. 

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Cypress Summer Concerts

Cypress Civic Center Green 5275 Orange Avenue, Cypress, California

Pack your picnic baskets, bring your blankets and chairs, and get ready to enjoy your favorite summer pastime event on the green! All concerts are FREE, open to the public! Refreshments will be available for purchase from our food trucks at all concerts.  Please note: Alcohol and smoking of any kind is prohibited.  

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Sponge Bob: The Musical

The GEM Theater 12852 Main Street, Garden Grove, California

The stakes are higher than ever in this dynamic stage musical, as SpongeBob and all of Bikini Bottom face the total annihilation of their undersea world. Chaos erupts. Lives hang in the balance. And just when all hope seems lost, a most unexpected hero rises up and takes center stage. The power of optimism really...

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Vans US Open of Surfing

Huntington State Beach 21601 Pacific Coast Hwy, Huntington Beach, California

The Vans US Open of Surfing, hosted in Huntington Beach, is the world's largest action sports festival. The event will feature the best in surfing, skateboarding, and BMX competitions, including Olympians and world champions. The nine-day festival also offers a packed calendar of family-friendly activities such as on-site surfboard shaping, surf clinics, public skate and...

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Family Hike: Round Canyon

Limestone Canyon Nature Preserve 13333 Black Star Canyon Road, Silverado, California

Enjoy nature with friends and family in Round Canyon, part of OCParks’ Irvine Ranch Open Space. We hike along a fairly flat trail as we watch for red-tailed hawks and mule deer. This activity originates in the City of Irvine and travels into Limestone Canyon Nature Preserve. The hike averages 2-3 miles round trip at...

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Original Parts Group Classic Car Show

Original Parts Group 1770 Saturn Way, Seal Beach, California

The OPGI Classic Car Show is back and celebrating 40 years in the business! Come by to check out a large display of GM Classics.

Bristol Warner Village Kids Fun Zone

Bristol Warner Marketplace 2140 South Bristol Street, Santa Ana, ca

This month we will be creating clay monsters using model magic clay. Kids will create their very own unique monster. We will be learning clay sculpting techniques like slipping and scoring to create our monsters. This event is free to the public, but you must register to attend. The event will be located in front...

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Barnes & Noble Weekly Storytime

Bella Terra 7777 Edinger Avenue, Huntington Beach, California

Join us for Storytime every Saturday at 11am in our Kids department! Fun activities will vary from book to book! Parents/guardians must attend with their kiddos!

Recurring

Sponge Bob: The Musical

The GEM Theater 12852 Main Street, Garden Grove, California

The stakes are higher than ever in this dynamic stage musical, as SpongeBob and all of Bikini Bottom face the total annihilation of their undersea world. Chaos erupts. Lives hang in the balance. And just when all hope seems lost, a most unexpected hero rises up and takes center stage. The power of optimism really...

Read More

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Yorba Linda Concerts in the Park

Hurless Barton Park 4601 Casa Loma Avenue, Yorba Linda, California

End your weekend on a high note! Pack a picnic dinner and enjoy live music with friends and family. Seating is available on the grass so be sure to bring lawn chairs and blankets. FREE

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Movies on the Lawn at Irvine Spectrum Center

Irvine Spectrum Center 670 Spectrum Center Dr., Irvine

We invite you to join us for family-friendly movies on the Giant Wheel Lawn, Sunday evenings through the end of July*. Gather the family or the squad, bring a blanket or a lowback lawn chair, grab some snacks from your favorite shop, and settle in for an evening of movie magic. 

Recurring

Sponge Bob: The Musical

The GEM Theater 12852 Main Street, Garden Grove, California

The stakes are higher than ever in this dynamic stage musical, as SpongeBob and all of Bikini Bottom face the total annihilation of their undersea world. Chaos erupts. Lives hang in the balance. And just when all hope seems lost, a most unexpected hero rises up and takes center stage. The power of optimism really...

Read More

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Regal Summer Movie Express

Regal Theaters

Summer movies for kids at Regal. Bring the family to the nearest Regal theatre for our 2022 Summer Movie Express series! Summer Movie Express tickets are just $2 on Tuesdays and Wednesdays featuring summer movies the whole family will enjoy. Availability varies by location, so select a movie from the posters above to see showtimes or check participating theatres...

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Toddlers & Tunes!

Irvine Spectrum Center 670 Spectrum Center Dr., Irvine

Join us on the first Tuesday of every month for Toddlers & Tunes! Toddlers and Tunes will take place on the Giant Wheel Lawn, near the ferris wheel from 10am to 12pm. Enjoy some fun in the sun with complimentary Carousel*, games, an interactive DJ, and more. 

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Regal Summer Movie Express

Regal Theaters

Summer movies for kids at Regal. Bring the family to the nearest Regal theatre for our 2022 Summer Movie Express series! Summer Movie Express tickets are just $2 on Tuesdays and Wednesdays featuring summer movies the whole family will enjoy. Availability varies by location, so select a movie from the posters above to see showtimes or check participating theatres...

Read More

$2

Santa Ana Movies in the Park

El Salvador Park 1825 W Civic Center Drive, Santa Ana, California

“Santa Ana Movies in the Park" series is  back and will be taking place every Wednesday, beginning June 8 through August 31, 2022 at select City parks. Gates will open at 5:30 p.m., with movies beginning at dusk. Guests are encouraged to arrive early for pre-show activities. Activities may include jumpers, arts and crafts, or...

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Under the Sea Preschool Program

OC Zoo 1 Irvine Park Road, Orange, California

Class includes hands-on learning, fun crafts, and meeting zoo creatures up close!  Program is for ages 3-4 years old ONLY.  Cost is $5 per child (one parent included). Parent must accompany child for entire program. Phone registration is required. To register for a class, call 714-973-6846.  Parking fee is $3 per car on weekdays. 

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KAMP DISTRICT KIDS' SERIES

The District Tustin Legacy 2437 Park Avenue, Tustin, California

Kids can design their own Kamp Pass, and collect badges from our many activity stations each week.  Weekly activities include kids crafts, costumed characters, storytelling, face painting, balloon art, DJ dance parties, and more!

OC Parks Summer Concerts

Mile Square Regional Park 16801 Euclid St., Fountain Valley, California

OC Parks Summer Concert Series returns with 10 free outdoor concerts on Thursday evenings, June 23 – August 25 from 5 – 8 p.m. Enjoy live music under the summer sky at Craig Regional Park, Mason Regional Park, Irvine Regional Park, Mile Square Regional Park and Bluff Park at Salt Creek Beach. The concert series kicks...

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OC Parks Sunset Cinema

Craig Regional Park 3300 N. State College Blvd., Fullerton, California

OC Parks Sunset Cinema film series brings the big screen to your favorite regional parks. Twelve free movie screenings will take place Friday nights from June 17 – September 2 around sunset at Craig Regional Park, Carbon Canyon Regional Park, Yorba Regional Park, Irvine Regional Park, Laguna Niguel Regional Park, and Bluff Park at Salt Creek...

Read More

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Wild Tales

Upper Newport Bay Nature Preserve 2301 University Drive, Newport Beach, California

Wild tales story time is offered every Friday and includes an outdoor story in our newly renovated amphitheater, an age appropriate hike, and a craft project. Each session will have a new story, hike theme and craft project. Activities are designed for ages 2-4 but all are welcome.

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First Fridays Huntington Beach

Goldenwest College 15744 Goldenwest Street, Huntington Beach, California

Huntington Beach Street Fair ☀️ Night Market • Huntington Beach #FarmersMarket meets street fair - Its FREE and family-friendly with family games like giant Jenga and Connect Four. 😉 Hungry? we've got you covered. Vegan? no problem. lots to do and lots to see. Over 75 vendorsFood TrucksSweet TreatsKids Craft TableMarquee Photo Op Join us...

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Cypress Summer Concerts

Cypress Civic Center Green 5275 Orange Avenue, Cypress, California

Pack your picnic baskets, bring your blankets and chairs, and get ready to enjoy your favorite summer pastime event on the green! All concerts are FREE, open to the public! Refreshments will be available for purchase from our food trucks at all concerts.  Please note: Alcohol and smoking of any kind is prohibited.  

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Home Depot Kids Workshop

Join Home Depot the first Saturday of the month for their FREE Kids Workshop! This workshop is designed for children ages 5 – 12. Each child can bring home a newly constructed project, a Kids Workshop apron, an achievement pin, and a certificate.  *While supplies last. No registration required. Walk-in only. FREE

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Barnes & Noble Weekly Storytime

Bella Terra 7777 Edinger Avenue, Huntington Beach, California

Join us for Storytime every Saturday at 11am in our Kids department! Fun activities will vary from book to book! Parents/guardians must attend with their kiddos!

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FREE Library Craft Day for Kids at Irvine

University Park Library 4512 Sandburg Way, Irvine, California

Assisteens® of Irvine presents Library Craft Day, a FREE event for families! Join us at University Park Library on the first Saturday of each month from 11:30 AM to 2:30 PM for themed crafts! No need to sign up, stop by anytime during the 3 hour event geared for all ages (we advise that families...

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Free Concerts act Pearson Park Amphitheater

Pearson Park Amphitheater 401 N. Lemon Street, Anaheim, CA

SELENA TRIBUTE - MAY 28 Tribute to the music of Selena EAGLES RONSTADT EXPERIENCE - AUGUST 6 Tribute to the music of the Eagles and Linda Rondstadt TRINITY - AUGUST 13Tribute to the music of STYX, Foreigner, & Journey SANTANAWAYS - SEPTEMBER 10 Tribute to the music of Carlos Santana

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Yorba Linda Concerts in the Park

Hurless Barton Park 4601 Casa Loma Avenue, Yorba Linda, California

End your weekend on a high note! Pack a picnic dinner and enjoy live music with friends and family. Seating is available on the grass so be sure to bring lawn chairs and blankets. FREE

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D. Yoder Family Sundays

Casa Romantica 415 Avenida Granada, San Clemente, California

Enjoy free admission to the Casa with creative activities and performances based thematically on Casa Romantica’s programming. D. Yoder Family Sundays are underwritten by June Yoder.

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Regal Summer Movie Express

Regal Theaters

Summer movies for kids at Regal. Bring the family to the nearest Regal theatre for our 2022 Summer Movie Express series! Summer Movie Express tickets are just $2 on Tuesdays and Wednesdays featuring summer movies the whole family will enjoy. Availability varies by location, so select a movie from the posters above to see showtimes or check participating theatres...

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Regal Summer Movie Express

Regal Theaters

Summer movies for kids at Regal. Bring the family to the nearest Regal theatre for our 2022 Summer Movie Express series! Summer Movie Express tickets are just $2 on Tuesdays and Wednesdays featuring summer movies the whole family will enjoy. Availability varies by location, so select a movie from the posters above to see showtimes or check participating theatres...

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Santa Ana Movies in the Park

Rosita Park 706 N Newhope Street, Santa Ana, California

“Santa Ana Movies in the Park" series is  back and will be taking place every Wednesday, beginning June 8 through August 31, 2022 at select City parks. Gates will open at 5:30 p.m., with movies beginning at dusk. Guests are encouraged to arrive early for pre-show activities. Activities may include jumpers, arts and crafts, or...

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KAMP DISTRICT KIDS' SERIES

The District Tustin Legacy 2437 Park Avenue, Tustin, California

Kids can design their own Kamp Pass, and collect badges from our many activity stations each week.  Weekly activities include kids crafts, costumed characters, storytelling, face painting, balloon art, DJ dance parties, and more!

8th Annual Taste of Placentia

This event is put on by the Placentia Chamber of Commerce and has quickly become a community favorite. With close to 80 vendors including restaurants, breweries, wine, businesses and more, there's something for everyone! Live music on the grass from 80z All-Stars from 6:30-8:00pm. DJ Slim Dee will be joining us again this year to...

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OC Parks Summer Concerts

Mile Square Regional Park 16801 Euclid St., Fountain Valley, California

OC Parks Summer Concert Series returns with 10 free outdoor concerts on Thursday evenings, June 23 – August 25 from 5 – 8 p.m. Enjoy live music under the summer sky at Craig Regional Park, Mason Regional Park, Irvine Regional Park, Mile Square Regional Park and Bluff Park at Salt Creek Beach. The concert series kicks...

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OC Parks Sunset Cinema

Craig Regional Park 3300 N. State College Blvd., Fullerton, California

OC Parks Sunset Cinema film series brings the big screen to your favorite regional parks. Twelve free movie screenings will take place Friday nights from June 17 – September 2 around sunset at Craig Regional Park, Carbon Canyon Regional Park, Yorba Regional Park, Irvine Regional Park, Laguna Niguel Regional Park, and Bluff Park at Salt Creek...

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Wild Tales

Upper Newport Bay Nature Preserve 2301 University Drive, Newport Beach, California

Wild tales story time is offered every Friday and includes an outdoor story in our newly renovated amphitheater, an age appropriate hike, and a craft project. Each session will have a new story, hike theme and craft project. Activities are designed for ages 2-4 but all are welcome.

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Cypress Summer Concerts

Cypress Civic Center Green 5275 Orange Avenue, Cypress, California

Pack your picnic baskets, bring your blankets and chairs, and get ready to enjoy your favorite summer pastime event on the green! All concerts are FREE, open to the public! Refreshments will be available for purchase from our food trucks at all concerts.  Please note: Alcohol and smoking of any kind is prohibited.  

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