2022 US Open of Surfing Through Aug. 7
The Huntington Beach U.S. Open of Surfing is the world's largest surf
competition. The event will include world-class surfing and product demos
and samples from your favorite action sport industry brands. The U.S.
Open of Surfing is free to the public with a large event footprint south of the
Huntington Beach Pier. 8am-4pm / Huntington City Beach www.surfcityusa.com
The Orange County Fair Through Aug. 14
Tickets for the annual OC Fair are on sale, but with limited daily capacity
this year, days could sell out. 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. Tickets
must be purchased in advance.
OC Fair & Event Center, Costa Mesa 714-708-FAIR / www.ocfair.com/oc-fair
Laguna Beach Festival of Arts Through Sep. 2
Come discover the Festival of Arts in Laguna Beach- a juried fine art show
featuring 140 of Orange County’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.
Mon-Thu 4-11:30pm, Fri-Sun 10am-11:30pm / 650 Laguna Canyon Rd.
800-487-3378 / www.foapom.com
Laguna Beach Pageant of the Masters Through Sep. 2
This iconic, long-running Orange County tradition combines art-fully
costumed people, extravagant sets and theatrical illusion to re-create
famous works of art on stage. In the 2022, Pageant of the Masters, a
kaleidoscope of international art becomes a passport to distant lands,
cultural celebrations and fascinating history.
See website for schedule. / 650 Laguna Canyon Road 800-487-3378 / www.foapom.com
American Red Cross Blood Drive Aug. 2
Giving blood is a simple thing to do, but it can make a big difference in the
lives of others. The blood donation process from the time you arrive until
the time you leave takes about an hour.
7am-7pm / Founders Park, Ladera Ranch 949-388-8300 / www.laderalife.com
National Night Out Aug. 2
National Night Out will promote awareness of local resources and
services available in emergency situations as well as preventative
measures that you can implement on your own.
5:30-7:30pm / Founders Park, Ladera Ranch 949-218-0900 / www.laderalife.com
Outdoor Movie Series: No Way Home Aug. 5
Join us for Spiderman: No Way Home at Garden Grove. Please bring your
own lawn chair and blankets. Snacks will be available for purchase.
7:30pm / 9301 Westminster Blvd., Garden Grove 714-741-5000 / www.ggcity.org
Surfers' Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony Aug. 5
This year the Surfers' Hall of Fame will celebrate its 25th anniversary with
a rededication ceremony from the Pai Family, who founded the iconic
cement memorial to the world's best surfers, industry leaders and those
who have supported the stoke of surfing. In addition to the rededication
ceremony, the Surfers Hall of Fame will induct its 2022 honorees including
Peter Mel, Martin Daily and Michele Turner on Friday, Aug. 5 at 9am at
the corner of Pacific Coast Highway and Main Street.
9am / 300 Pacific Coast Highway, Huntington Beach 800-620-2951 / www.hsssurf.com
La Habra Corn Festival Aug. 5-7
Food, rides, games, music and fun for the whole family. Daytime or
nighttime, anytime is the right time for fun at the La Habra Corn Festival.
See website for schedule. / El Centro Lions Park
562-691-3482 / https://e-clubhouse.org/sites/lahabrahost/
Festival of Butterflies Aug. 6
The Mariachi Nuevo Capistrano will be strolling through Los Rios Street
and park, entertainment, acclaimed environmental speakers will be
speaking at the Los Rios Park Stage, vendors will have booths full of
resources, merchandise, food, drinks around the Los Rios Park, a kids
activity zone at the Los Rios Park playground and more!
10am-4pm / Los Rios Park, San Juan Capistrano www.goinnative.net
Furry Friends Pet Fair Aug. 6
Low-cost vaccinations, micro-chipping, pet adoption, and more! Come out
to Aliso Viejo and bring your furry friend along.
9am-12pm / 100 Park Ave., Aliso Viejo Ranch 949-425-2550 / www.avcity.org
Laguna Hills Chamber Car Show Aug. 7
Guest appearance by Linda Vaughn, First Lady of Motorsports. Pancake
breakfast, coffee, drinks, and hot dogs. Free admission.
9am-2pm / Laguna Hills Mall 949-542-6016 / www.lagunahillschamber.com
OC Fair Fun Run 5K Aug. 7
Run, walk or skip through the OC Fair! Every runner gets an awesome
medal, a technical runners t-shirt and FREE race photos. Huge thanks to
our partner OC Marathon for making this event possible!
8am / OC Fairgrounds, Costa Mesa 949-222-0456 / www.ocfair5k.com
Aloha Fair Aug. 7
LA Island Radio presents Aloha Fair on the first Sunday of every month.
Enjoy a Sunday Funday with cool finds, food, and entertainment. Parking
and admission is free.
10am-4pm / 16168 Beach Blvd, Huntington Beach 714-969-3492 / www.surfcityusa.com
Costa Mesa Speedway – Speedway Fair Derby Aug. 11
Come out and enjoy a night at the Speedway.
8pm / Action Sports Arena, Costa Mesa 714-708-1500 / www.ocfair.com
Brea Fest Aug. 12
Brea Fest has spotlighted the area’s most outstanding dining opportunities
to celebrate the arts in Brea. Guests sample cuisine from over 30
surrounding restaurants, caterers, and beverage vendors. There will also be
live bands, theatre performances, artist demonstrations, and exhibits.
Admission is free, tickets for food and beverages for purchase at $4.
6:30-10pm / Civic & Cultural Center 714-990-7600 / www.ci.brea.ca.us
San Clemente Fiesta Music Festival Aug. 14
Held on scenic Ave. Del Mar, two main blocks of downtown San Clemente
are dedicated to an entire day of FUN. Food and game booths sponsored
by local nonprofit organizations, three stages with continuous live music
throughout the day, contests for all ages, a Salsa Challenge, arts & crafts
show, kiddie area, exhibits, face painters and much more.
9am-7pm / Ave Del Mar 949-492-1131 / www.scchamber.com
Fountain Valley BBQ Music Fest Aug. 19-21
Award-winning BBQ pitmasters all over the nation (like Australia, Florida,
etc.) battle it out against locals for grand title for the Best BBQ and your
vote as the Peoples Choice Favorite. Trust us, the competition will be
intense and the flavors rich in a fierce effort to produce the best that their
secret recipes have to offer. You’ve never had BBQ like this before! Pulled
pork sandwiches, fresh-off-the-bone ribs, tangy barbecue chicken and
many other finger-licking dishes.
Fountain Valley Sports Park 562-495-5959 / www.bbqmusicfest.com
Movie Night on the Green Aug. 20
Bring a blanket and chairs and join us for a movie under the stars featuring
Sing 2! 8-10pm / Town Green, Ladera Ranch 949-218-0900 / www.laderalife.com
Encanto Aug. 26
Join us for a showing of Encanto! Bring blankets, pillows, or low lawn
chairs. Food will be available for purchase.
6pm / Aliso Viejo Middle School 949-425-2550 / www.avcity.org
Rancho Mission Viejo Rodeo Aug. 27-28
Good entertainment for the entire family, not to mention the richest 2-
day rodeo in the nation. 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. You won't want to miss this
year's excitement. 30753 La Pata Road, San Juan Capistrano www.rmvrodeo.com
Grandparents Day ft. the Symphony on the Go Aug. 28
Celebrate the special bond grandparents and children have that is proven
to both make grandparents live longer, and also make children more
emotionally resilient. Grandparents Day is an opportunity to treasure that
connection and spend some quality family time together while enjoying a
concert by the Pacific Symphony. All ages are welcome and light
refreshments and make-it take-it crafts will be available.
10-11:30am / Oso Grande Park, Ladera Ranch 949-218-0900 / www.laderalife.com
Dana Point Classic Car Show Aug. 28
Located on Del Prado Avenue, this outdoor event attracts thousands of
spectators to enjoy hundreds of classic cars, awards, entertainment,
vendors, food trucks, beer gardens, and more.
10am-3pm / Del Prado Avenue, Dana Point 949-496-1555 / www.danapointcarshow.com