With summer quickly approaching, what everyone loves about the OC, is made all the better with a variety of events throughout the county. So get out enjoy the weather; better yet enjoy the community we live in!!
South Orange County Job Fair June 1
Dress professionally and bring your resume. Priority registration table for veterans.
9am-12pm / Laguna Hills Mall
949-341-8000 / www.oconestop.com
California Footvolley World Championship June 2-4
Footvolley is an exciting new beach sport that combines rules from beach volleyball and soccer.
9am-5pm / Huntington City Beach
949-701-9986 / www.califootvolley.com
Hyatt Regency Newport Beach Jazz Festival June 2-4
Celebrate the kick-off of summer with a star–studded lineup of musicians, delectable food and drink selections, and dancing on the lawn.
Jubilee of Gems: Game of Stones June 2-4
Exhibits, raffle prizes, unique gems/rocks/ jewelry, Supplies & tools, geode cutting, food and grab bags. Presented by the North Orange County Gem & Mineral Society.
Fri 5-8pm, Sat/Sun 10am-5pm / La Habra Community Center
909-455-6800 / www.lahabracity.com
Russo & Steele Collector Automobile Auction June 2-4
The electric atmosphere of auction in the round auction block provides enthusiasts an outstanding destination to bring the whole family to experience their passion of classic cars, but also the amazing community of Newport Beach.
9am-7:30pm / Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort & Marina
602-252-2697 / www.russoandsteele.com
World Music Series June 2 & 9
Sunset Serenades with culturally unique musical concerts. June 2: Yuval Ron Ensemble featuring Bassem Rashidi (Middle Eastern). June 9: Marcela’s Noche de Flamenco (Flamenco music and dance).
6:30pm / Heisler Park, Laguna Beach
949-497-3311 / www.lagunabeachcity.net
GGNA Annual Neighborhood Meeting June 3
Each year, the Garden Grove Neighborhood Association hosts a general neighborhood meeting for new and existing members. Meet and/or get to know your local representatives in an informal setting to discuss local issues that matter to you.
1pm / 12381 Meade Street www.ci.garden-grove.ca.us
Corona del Mar Scenic 5K June 3
Whether running the 5K course, participating in the 2-mile Celebration Walk, or simply cheering the kids on in the Youth and Dolphin Dash series, all registered participants are hosted to a complimentary restaurant row feast of local eateries.
6am / Ocean Blvd & Heliotrope Ave.
949-673-4050 / www.cdmchamber.com
Studio Arts Festival June 3
The juried festival will showcase more than 85 Southern California artists and their original works of art in ceramics, sculpture, jewelry, painting, photography, fiber and glass.
9am-5pm / Irvine Fine Arts Center www.cityofirvine.org
Jammin’ at the Jetty - Surfing for Conservation June 3
Proceeds from the surfing competition will benefit the conservancy.
7:30am-2:30pm / Bolsa Chica State Beach, Huntington Beach
714-846-1114 / www.bolsachica.org
Be More Healthy Expo June 3
Admission is open to the public. There will be over 60 exhibitors featuring demonstrations, massages, senior health, health screenings, a kids zone, free drawings and much more.
9am-3pm / Eisenhower Park, Seal Beach
562-799-0179 / www.sealbeachchamber.org
Dino Days June 3-4
Experience the adventure as the Nature Park is transformed into Dino Days with life-size moving dinosaurs! Arts & crafts, a balloon artist, face painting, dinosaur displays, and much more.
10am-2pm / 26215 Dimension Drive, Lake Forest
949-273-6960 / www.lakeforestca.gov
Huntington Beach Concours d’Elegance June 3-4
The Huntington Beach Concours has grown to be one of the largest automotive events in Southern California featuring domestic, British, European and Asian vehicles, vintage cars and modern automobiles and motorcycles.
8am-4pm / Huntington Beach Central Park
Balboa Island Parade June 4
Children on Bikes, Island Dogs, Decorated Golf Carts and Floats, Vintage Cars, USC Marching Band, Keystone Cops, Drill Teams, Marching Bands, Local Dignitaries and much more! Come for the parade and stay for the after party with live music and dancing.
11am / Marine Avenue www.visitnewportbeach.com
Super Pet Adoption Event June 4
More than 40 pet rescue groups and animal shelters will bring some 600 homeless dogs, cats, rabbits and small animals for adoption. Pet-related vendors, gourmet food trucks, a silent auction, low-cost microchipping and an opportunity drawing.
10am-4pm / Irvine Animal Care Center www.cityofirvine.org
Charity Golf Tournament June 5
Banquet & award presentation for contests. In memory and honor of a loved one who believed strongly in family and in giving back to the community, the Leon Owens Foundation believes in reaching out to others with others for others.
9am-8pm / Alta Vista Country Club, Placentia
714-687-5520 / www.leonowensfoundation.org
Tustin Street Fair & Chili Cook-Off June 7
The world’s largest one-day Chili Cook-Off, salsa competitions, craft booths, non-profit food vendors, commercial vendors, entertainment, kids area, music, family friendly contests, wine & beer booths, family plaza and carnival attractions.
11:30am-6pm / Old Town Tustin www.tustinca.org
Operation Surf June 7
Opening Ceremony for Operation Surf Huntington Beach (June 6-12). This globally recognized surf program changes the lives of wounded military heroes, one wave at a time.
9-10am / Pier Plaza, Huntington Beach
805-544-7873 / www.amazingsurfadventures.org
Purina Pro Plan Incredible Dog Challenge Western Regionals June 9-10
Dogs from all backgrounds competing for the title of IDC Champion in agility, freestyle flying disc, dock diving and more.
See website for schedule. / Huntington State Beach
Newport Beach Wooden Boat Festival June 10
The free event is open to the public. Enjoy the marine art, People’s Choice awards for best-in-class vessels, delicious food, lively music and special activities.
10am-5:30pm / Balboa Yacht Club, Corona del Mar
949-673-3515 / https://newportbeachwoodenboatfestival.com
Mother/Daughter Par-Tea June 10
The event will include a petite lunch, sweet treats, tea, games and more. Open to girls ages three through 13 years old.
1-3pm / La Habra Community Center www.lahabracity.com
Cypress Concerts on the Green June 10 & 17
Festival seating, picnics, families and lawn chairs encouraged. No seating setup allowed prior to 2pm Friday. Arts and Crafts will be available for children starting at 5:30pm.
6pm / Cypress Civic Center/Library/Tennis Courts
714-229-6780 / www.cypressca.org
Bride World Expo June 11
Shop and compare 150 bridal salons, florists, photo booths, photographers, disc jockeys, wedding venues, invitations, honeymoons destinations, and the best wedding values.
10am-4pm / OC Fair & Event Center, Costa Mesa
800-600-7080 / www.brideworld.com
San Clemente Classic Car Show June 11
The show boasts 300 quality show cars from classic to exotic and is free to the public. Activities also include a fun area for kids, food trucks, vendors, DJ entertainment and live band.
10am-3pm / Avenida Del Mar, Downtown San Clemente
949-279-9211 / www.villagesanclemente.org
Dachshund Races June 11
Short-legged, but swift Wiener Dogs belly-up to the starting gate and race to the finish line.
3pm / Old World Village, Huntington Beach
714-898-5111 / www.oldworld.ws
Healthy Smiles Golf Tournament June 14
An event that helps sustain our vital treatment and education programs. Not a golfer? Join us for dinner, purchasing a sponsorship, or donating to our silent auction.
12:30pm / Oak Creek Golf Club, Irvine
714-510-3846 / www.healthysmilesoc.org/golf
Chili at the Beach June 17
A chili cook off and salsa tasting benefiting the Boys and Girls Club of Huntington Valley. Enjoy live entertainment, kids activities, and street vendors selling the perfect Father’s Day gifts, and an Art Walk silent auction fundraiser.
11am-5pm / Downtown Huntington Beach
714-536-8300 / www.hbdowntown.com
Fete de la Musique June 17
Held in conjunction with “World Music Day” to celebrate the coming of summer each June. The festival is celebrated worldwide on, or near, the beginning of summer. Promotes Laguna Beach performing arts through live music.
1-4pm / Downtown Laguna Beach
949-492-0883 / www.lagunabeachsistercities.com
Newport Beach Art Exhibition June 17
The event gives the community the opportunity to view and purchase the art on display, mingle with the artists and enjoy a festive atmosphere of music, wine and food.
1-6pm / Newport Beach Civic Center
949-717-3802 / www.newportbeachca.gov
Father’s Day Fine Art June 17-18
Hosted by Dana Point Fine Arts Association.
9:30am-5pm / Dana Point Harbor
San Juan Summer Nites June 21
Our free concerts feature live music, dancing, youth activities along with a business expo. Great food is available for purchase by local restaurants or food trucks on site.
6-8pm / Historic Town Center Park, SJC
949-493-1171 / www.sanjuancapistrano.org
Fountain Valley 60th
Anniversary Parade & Fireworks Show June 24
The City of Fountain Valley was incorporated in 1957 as the 21 city in the County of Orange. This year we look forward to celebrating the fantastic community spirit which makes the City of Fountain Valley such a nice place to live!
Parade: 9-11am / Heil Avenue, Fireworks 8-9pm / Recreation Center & Sports Park
714-593-4449 / www.fountainvalley.org
OC Pride - “As One” June 24
OC Pride LGBT Parade and Festival. This event celebrates Orange County’s LGBT community for the opportunity to gather and show their pride. Along with a parade, exhibits and a variety of events, Billboard Dance Club Chart DJ – Nytrix will be headlining the Official “As One” Closing Party.
9am-6pm / Downtown Santa Ana www.prideoc.com
Los Alamitos Music and Movies June 24
Enjoy four different Saturday nights of live music and an outdoor movie that is free to the community. Tonight’s movie is the “Secret Life of Pets” with 80’s rock music by Centerfold.
6:30pm / Laurel Park www.cityoflosalamitos.org
Aliso Viejo City “Sweet 16” Anniversary Party June 24
Our 16th anniversary of cityhood! Residents will enjoy a variety of activities including free swim, lawn and board games, contests, music, inflatable amusements, food, and more! Admission is free, with nominal fees for food.
12-3pm / AV Aquatics Center www.cityofalisoviejo.com
Doheny Surf Festival June 24-25
Join us for a celebration of the Southern California surfing life style at our Doheny Surf Festival. This is a FREE event (other than parking admission to the park).
10am-6pm / Doheny State Beach, Dana Point949-496-6171 / www.dohenystatebeach.org
If moving is one of your summer plans, give us a call. We will do the work so you can sit back and enjoy these events.