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Orange County 2018
Free Summer Concerts, Movies & Shakespeare in the Park

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** Due to possible last minute changes to times & locations to the events below, we encourage you to click on the link of the event holder to get the most updated information.

Brea
Buena Park Costa Mesa
Cypress Dana Point
Fountain Valley Fullerton
Garden Grove Huntington Beach
Irvine Laguna Niguel
Lake Forest
La Palma Los Alamitos
Newport Beach Orange
Placentia Rancho Santa Margarita
San Clemente San Juan Capistrano
Seal Beach
Tustin Yorba Linda
Other Orange County Music Events
 

 

BREA

2018 Summer Concerts in the Park
July - August

DETAILS:
Each week a new group will take the outdoor gazebo stage in City Hall Park for free Wednesday evening performances beginning at 6:30 p.m. Featuring a different musical genre each week, this series invites audiences to relax and picnic on the lawn while the music plays. On-site sales of tri-tip sandwiches, cold drinks and snacks help support this program.

DATES, TIMES & PERFORMERS:
Concerts will take place Wednesdays, July through August from 6:30 to 8 p.m.

LOCATION:
City Hall Park
401 S Brea Blvd
Brea

INFORMATION:
(714) 990-7722

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Family Films in the Park
Films will take place Fridays starting in July
8 p.m. until 10 p.m.

Summer is set with evening fun at the City of Brea's popular Family Films series. Admission and parking are FREE. Films are shown outdoors on a gigantic screen. Bring your blankets and low-back beach chairs to the amphitheater for a family night of fun. Arrive early and have a picnic dinner. Movie snacks and food will also be available for purchase.

LOCATION:
Arovista Park Amphitheatre
(parking lot located off of W. Elm St. and Sievers St.)

INFORMATION:
(714) 990-7201

 

BUENA PARK

Concerts in the Park
June - July

DETAILS:
Each year, the Fine Arts Department is proud to provide six free outdoor concerts at Boisseranc Park. In addition to featured weekly musical performances, there is food and fun for the entire family!

DATES, TIMES & PERFORMERS:
Starting June
, Wednesday evening from 7 - 9 pm

LOCATION:
Boiserranc Park
7520 Dale Street
Buena Park

INFORMATION:
(714) 562-3868

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Buena Park Downtown Concerts
July - August

DETAILS:
Free concert fun continues in Buena Park with their downtown concert series!

DATES, TIMES & PERFORMERS:
Starting in July
, Wednesday evening from 7 - 9 pm

LOCATION:
8308 On The Mall
Buena Park

INFORMATION:
(714) 562-3868

 

COSTA MESA

2018 Concerts in the Park

DETAILS:
Free family entertainment for the whole community! Presented by the city of Costa Mesa and Costa Mesa Community Foundation. There will be activities for the kids, gourmet food trucks and a wine and beer garden at this year's concerts.

DATES, TIMES & PERFORMERS:
Tuesday Evenings
5:30-7:45, Music begins at 6:00. preshow @ 5

LOCATION:
Fairview Park
Costa Mesa (parking at Goathill Junction Train Lot)

 

CYPRESS

City of Cypress 2018 Concerts on the Green

DETAILS:
Presented by the Cypress Recreation & Community Services Department. All concerts are free. Festival seating, picnics, families and lawn chairs encouraged. No seating setup allowed prior to 2:00pm Friday. Arts and Crafts will be available for children starting at 5:30pm. Food and Desserts will be available for purchase at all concerts. Alcohol and smoking of any kind are prohibited.

DATES & TIMES:
Saturdays
Concerts begin at 6:00 p.m.

LOCATION:
Cypress Civic Center Green
5275 Orange Avenue
Cypress

INFORMATION:
714-229-6780

 

DANA POINT

Free Summer Concert Series

DETAILS:
Free outdoor concerts sponsored by the City of Dana Point. Bring your own blankets and chairs. Beer, wine, soft drinks, water & food will be available from various vendors

DATES & TIMES:
Concerts are on Sundays
2:30pm-6pm

LOCATION:
Sea Terrace Park
PCH & Niguel Road, behind Dana Point Library

INFORMATION:
Recreation Department at (949) 248-3530

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Movies in the Park
Fridays in June at 8:00pm
Pre-Movie entertainment begins at 7:30pm.

Come to Lantern Bay Park for a FREE movie! Bring your low back lawn chairs and blankets and enjoy these family friendly movies, under the stars in beautiful Dana Point. FREE Popcorn, other refreshments available to purchase.

June 1: TBA
June 8:
TBA
June 15:
TBA
June 22:
TBA

LOCATION:
Lantern Bay Park
25111 Park Lantern Road
Dana Point

INFORMATION:
(949) 248-3530

 

FOUNTAIN VALLEY

Summer Concerts in the Park

DETAILS:
Live concerts return to the Fountain Valley Recreation Center at the Great Lawn on Thursday nights in July. Shows are scheduled to begin at 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm.

DATES & TIMES:
Thursdays, July 6 – July 28, 2017
Concert times are 6 - 8 p.m.

July 5, 2018: Band TBA
July 12, 2018:
Band TBA
July 19, 2018:
Band TBA
July 26, 2018:
Band TBA

LOCATION:
Fountain Valley Recreation and Sports Park
16400 Brookhurst St
Fountain Valley, CA 92708

INFORMATION:
714-839-8611

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Movies in the Park
August
6 pm

Come join in all of the festivities! Bring blankets and chairs and come join in all the festivities! There will be food trucks, games, a family-friendly movie and a costume contest! Movies begin at Dusk

August 3, 2018: Movie TBA
August 7, 2018:Movie TBA
August 17, 2018: Movie TBA
August 24, 2018: Movie TBA

August 31, 2018: Movie TBA

INFORMATION:
714-839-8611

 

FULLERTON

 

Summer Concerts Series
July to August, 2018

DETAILS:
Bring your family and friends to enjoy a night of music under the stars! While food will be available for purchase, concert-goers are welcome to bring a picnic supper to enjoy, as well as lawn chairs or blankets for seating.

The Fullerton Museum Center will also lead a FREE family arts & crafts booth featuring a different craft each week.

DATES & TIMES:
Wednesdays
6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

LOCATION:
Fullerton Sports Complex
560 E. Silver Pine St.

INFORMATION:
(714) 738-3167

 

GARDEN GROVE

Free Summer Concert Series
July 12 through August 16, 2018

DETAILS:
Concertgoers can enjoy the sights and sounds of evening concerts in the park brought to you by the Garden Grove Community Foundation. No EZ-Ups or golf carts, please. Food and refreshments will be available for purchase. Bring a blanket or lawn chairs.

DATES & TIMES:
Thursdays
6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
(Voice of Garden Grove contest starts at 5:30)

July 12, 2018: Band TBA
July 19, 2018:
Band TBA
July 26, 2018:
Band TBA
August 2, 2018:
Band TBA

August 9, 2018: Band TBA
August 16, 2018: Band TBA

LOCATIONS:
Eastgate Park
12001 St Mark St

INFORMATION:
(714) 741-5280

 

HUNTINGTON BEACH

2018 Surfin' Sundays Concert Series

DETAILS:
International Surfing Museum's provides free musical performances for the public's enjoyment. Featured at the Surfin' Sundays Concert Series will be live music - surf bands - and vendor booths (vendors at PCH & Main location).

DATES & TIMES:
May - October
All shows at Pier Plaza: 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Shows in Museum Parking Lot: 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

* Please check website for concert locations & complete list of performers. Concerts may be subject to changes

LOCATIONS:
Pier Plaza shows - 315 Pacific Coast Highway (PCH & Main St)
Surfing Museum shows - 411 Olive (in parking lot)

INFORMATION:
714-960-3483

 

IRVINE

 

Sizzlin' Summer Concerts
July & August

DETAILS:
The City of Irvine will host five fun-filled, free concerts at Mike Ward Community Park.

Grab your lawn chairs, picnic baskets and dancing shoes for a fun-filled evening. Gourmet food trucks will be onsite with a portion of the proceeds benefitting the Irvine Marine Adoption Committee and other Irvine nonprofit organizations.

DATES & TIMES:
Sundays
5:30-7:00 pm

LOCATION:
Mike Ward Community Park-Woodbridge
20 Lake Road
Irvine, CA 92604

INFORMATION:
(949) 724-6606

 

LAGUNA NIGUEL

Concerts in the Park
June - August

DETAILS:
The series includes a variety of music such as Classic Rock and Tribute Bands. The concerts are offered free to the community. Food will be available for purchase. Free shuttle from city hall. Guests are encouraged to bring low chairs and blankets. Alcohol is prohibited in all City parks.

DATES & TIMES:
Friday evenings, 6:30 - 8:30 pm*

LOCATION:
Crown Valley Community Park Amphitheatre
29751 Crown Valley Parkway
Laguna Niguel

INFORMATION:
(949) 362-4351

 

LAKE FOREST

Summer Concerts
June - August
5:30 - 8:30 pm

DETAILS:
Sundays from 5:30 p.m to 8:30 p.m.

LOCATIONS:
Lake Forest Sports Park (28000 Rancho Parkway)
Pittsford Park (21701 Pittsford Drive)

INFORMATION:
(949) 273-6960

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Free Movies in the Park

Fridays at 7:30 pm

 

LOCATION:
Sports Park and Recreation Center
(28000 Rancho Parkway

INFORMATION:
(949) 461-3450

 

LA PALMA

2018 Concerts in the Park

DETAILS:
In a time-honored tradition, the City of La Palma Community Activities & Beautification Committee brings you Concerts in the Park! Concerts are held every Saturday evening at Central Park - bring a picnic, relax, and enjoy the music!

DATES & TIMES:
Saturdays, July 7 - August 4, 2018
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

July 7, 2018: Band TBA
July 14, 2018: Band TBA
July 21, 2018: Band TBA
July 28, 2018: Band TBA
August 4, 2018: Band TBA

LOCATION:
Central Park Amphitheater
7821 Walker Street
La Palma, Ca 90623 C

INFORMATION:
714-690-3350

 

LOS ALAMITOS

2018 Music & Movies in the Park

DETAILS:
Bring your neighbors, dust off the lawn chairs, and join the community for a night under the stars! Live music from bands and local groups will entertain all generations from 6:30pm to 8:00pm with the movie to follow, beginning at dusk. Each event will include raffle prizes, children activities, and food or refreshments for sale. There will also be Food Trucks so be sure to come hungry!

DATES & TIMES:
Saturdays
6:30 pm

2018 Band Lineup and Location:

June 23: Band TBA (Laural Park)
July 14: Band TBA (Orville Lewis Park)
July 28: Band TBA
(Cottonwood Park)

2018 Movie Lineup:

June 23: The Lion King
July 14: Coco
July 28: The Lego Ninjago Movie

LOCATIONS:
Laurel Park, Bloomfield & Katella Ave.
Little Cottonwood Park, 4000 Farquhar Ave
Orville Lewis Park, 3662 Kempton Dr

INFORMATION:
(562) 430-1073

 

NEWPORT BEACH

2018 Concerts on the Green

DETAILS:
The City Arts Commission will present three fantastic performances as part of the "Concerts on the Green" series during the summer of 2018. Concerts in the Parks are on Sundays, from 6-7:30 pm and are free to the public. Bring your blankets and beach chairs!

DATES & TIMES:
Sundays
Concerts are from 6-7:30 pm

June 17, 2018: Matt Mauser, the Music of Frank Sinatra
July 15, 2018:
The Springsteen Experience
August 12, 2018: The Tijuana Dogs
September 9, 2018: Desperado, Eagles Tribute

LOCATION:
On the Civic Green at the new Civic Center
100 Civic Center Drive, Newport Beach

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Pacific Symphony Concert in Newport Beach

DETAILS:
Newport Beach will host the kick off concert in Pacific Symphony’s popular Symphony in the Cities summer series. Pacific Symphony, led by Music Director Carl St.Clair, will perform popular classics, pop music and and patriotic tunes. The evening will begin with the Symphony’s “Musical Playground” starting at 5:30 p.m. which features many interactive and hands-on activities for children, including instrument making, a drum circle, an instrument petting zoo, and an opportunity to meet the musicians. The concert will begin at 7 p.m. Classical KUSC’s radio host Rich Capparela will serve as the emcee, and the audience is invited to participate in a sing-along of patriotic favorites.

Admission to the concert is free and free parking is available in the Civic Center parking structure. Concert goers are encouraged to bring a picnic dinner or purchase food and refreshments from food trucks that will be on site. Attendees should also bring low-slung beach chairs and blankets for the outdoor event. No alcohol.

DATES & TIMES:
Sunday TBA

LOCATION:
On the Civic Green at the Newport Beach Civic Center
100 Civic Center Drive
Newport Beach

 

ORANGE

2018 Concerts in the Park
June -August, 2018

DETAILS:
Pack your picnic baskets, relax, and enjoy fantastic free entertainment for all ages under the summer starry sky! Bring your blankets or low lawn chairs and get ready for a great time!

Food will be available for purchase courtesy of a local non-profit group and please leave pets at home. Alcohol is not permitted in the park. Performers subject to change.

DATES & TIMES:
Wednesdays, June - August
7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

LOCATION:
Hart Park Band Shell
located off the 22 Fwy. & Glassell St.

INFORMATION:
Call (714) 744-5599 for more information

 

PLACENTIA

2018 Concerts in the Park

DETAILS:
Free concerts presented by the City of Placentia Cultural Arts Commission. Non profit food vendors will be selling refreshments and dinner option at each concert. Inclement weather will cancel event.

DATES & TIMES:
Thursday Evenings
6:30 pm

LOCATION:
Tri-City Park
2301 N. Kraemer Blvd.

INFORMATION:
Call (714) 993-8232 for more information

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Movies in the Park

Outdoor movies are shown on Friday nights during summer months. Movies begin at dusk and admission is FREE. Spectators are encouraged to bring a lawn chair or blanket for comfortable viewing. Titles subject to change.

2018 movie schedule:

coming soon

LOCATION:
Placentia Champions Sports Complex
505 N. Jefferson, Placentia, CA. 92870

 

RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA

2018 Summer Concerts

DETAILS:
The City of Rancho Santa Margarita provides a variety of excellent musical performances with the sunset as your backdrop.
Concert-goers are encouraged to visit some of RSM's local restuarants before the concerts and bring a picnic dinner!

DATES & TIMES:
Sundays
6 pm - 8 pm

2018 Summer Concert Dates
coming soon

LOCATION:
Central Park
30842 La Miranda
Rancho Santa Margarita

INFORMATION:
(949) 216-9700

 

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO

San Juan Summer Nights
June - September

DETAILS:
The concerts offers live music, dancing, a youth activity area where kids can hang out, a expo where local businesses are able to network with the community, great food that can be purchased from the local restaurants or food trucks on site. Beer and wine are available at the San Juan Capistrano Chamber of Commerce booth. Bring lawn chairs, blankets & jackets. No pets.

DATES & TIMES:
Wednesdays
6 pm - 8 pm

LOCATION:
San Juan Capistrano's Historic Town Center Park
El Camino Real

INFORMATION:
949-493-5911

 

SAN CLEMENTE

Summer Beach Concert Series
July - August

Join the community to celebrate live music on the beach with the sunset as your backdrop and free seating in the sand. Bring a blanket for this free program.

DATES & TIMES:
Thursdays
All concerts are from 6:00 pm - sunset

2018 dates coming soon

LOCATION:
7 Pier
622 Avenida Del Mar
San Clemente, California 92672

INFORMATION:
For more information contact the Recreation Division at 361-8264.

 

SEAL BEACH

Free Concerts by the Pier
July - August

DETAILS:
The Seal Beach Chamber Summer Concert Series will kick off Wednesdays in July. All concerts are at Eisenhower Park at the foot of the Seal Beach Pier.

DATES & TIMES:
Wednesdays
6 - 8 pm

LOCATION:
Eisenhower Park by the Seal Beach Pier.

INFORMATION:
Please contact the Seal Beach Chamber of Commerce at (562) 799-0179 for additional information.

 

TUSTIN

Concerts in the Park
June through August

DETAILS:
Relax and enjoy the sounds of the great live music! Bring your lawn chairs and blankets. Enjoy a picnic or purchase food or snacks from community groups. Admission is free!

DATES & TIMES:
Wednesdays
6 - 8 pm

2018 CONCERT DATES
June 13
: Band TBA
June 20
: Band TBA
June 27
: Band TBA
July 11
: Band TBA
July 18
: Band TBA
July 25
: Band TBA
August 1
: Band TBA

LOCATION:
Peppertree Park
230 W First St

INFORMATION:
(714) 573-3326

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2018 Movies in the Park

Pack up your lounge chairs and blankets and spend an evening under the stars with your family. Activities start at 5:30 pm, movies start at dusk (approximately 7:50 and 8:10pm). There will be sponsor booths, food vendors, and children's activities prior to showtime.

2018 information coming soon

INFORMATION:
For more information, call the Tustin Parks and Recreation Department at (714) 573-3326

 

YORBA LINDA

2018 Concerts in the Park
August

Bring your own picnic dinner - food will also be available from Center Catering at the Yorba Linda Community Center. Seating is available in the amphitheater grass areas at the park (chairs and blankets recommended).

Dogs are not recommended due to safety issues and the comfort of others in attendance. Riding skateboards, bikes, roller blades, and scooters throughout the park during the concert is prohibited. Alcohol is not allowed in the park.

DATES & TIMES:
Sundays
5:30 - 7:00 pm

2018 dates coming

LOCATION:
Hurless Barton Park
4601 Casa Loma Ave.

INFORMATION:
For more information, call the Travis Ranch Activity Center at (714) 961-7167

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Free Family Movies in the Park

Movies start at 8 pm. Seating will be available on the grass, so bring a blanket or low lawn chair. If you choose to bring a chair, please sit in the back or on the side, so as not to block the view of others. For the comfort of the audience, dogs are not recommended.

2018 dates coming

LOCATION:
Hurless Barton Park
4601 Casa Loma Ave.

INFORMATION:
For more inforamtion, please call (714) 961-7192

 

 
 

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