Monthly Archives: July 2016



Farmers Markets   Ongoing
List of Farmers Markets in Orange County

Free Summer Concerts Ongoing
Guide to summer concerts throughout Orange County.

Pageant of the Masters  July 7 – Aug 31
Presented in July and August since the early 1930’s, these colorful events have won worldwide recognition. The Pageant consists of ninety minutes of “living pictures” – incredibly faithful art re-creations of classical and contemporary works with real people posing to look exactly like their counterparts in the original pieces.

La Habra Corn Festival Aug 5-7
The festival includes a fall parade and two day carnival at El Centro Park. The Corn Festival Parade is open to most any group that wants to participate. Applications may be obtained at the La Habra Chamber of Commerce or from Pageantry Productions in South Gate. The parade is one of the largest daytime parades in southern California.

Orange Crush Demolition Derby Aug 10
Live in the Action Sports Arena at the 2016 OC Fair: Derby cars will bash and crash to be the last car running in this heated competition.

Pet Fair Orange County Aug 13
The Pet Fair Orange County is a grass roots group of orange county pet businesses, charities, emtertaomers. and causes that have gotten together to help pets, owners, and further the enjoyment, safety and grooming of their pet.

Long Beach Sand Sculpture Art and Music Festival Aug 13-14
The Long Beach Sand Sculpture Art and Music Festival is now in its 84th year! From August 13-14 from 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., enjoy seeing incredible sand sculptures, live music, a craft beer and wine garden, as well as a food court!
The competition will feature an impressive centerpiece sculpture built from a dream team of professionals! Dramatic lighting will provide a great nighttime viewing experience!

5K Fun Run Aug 14
All members of the family are invited to lace up their sneakers for a 5K only the OC Fair could host on Sunday, August 7 at 8 am. Presented by the OC Marathon, participants receive a commemorative finisher’s medal, race t-shirt and a one-time entry to the OC Fair (valid until August 14, 2016 and provided in goodie bag.)

San Clemente Street Faire and Fiesta Aug 14
A unique family-orientated event with continuous entertainment on three stages. Food booths, contests and games provided by non-profit organizations.

Rancho Mission Viejo Rodeo Aug 27-28
This Annual Rancho Mission Viejo Rodeo is good ol’ 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 Rodeo features saddle bronc and bareback riding, tie-down roping, steer wrestling, bull riding and team roping