July is HERE! So get ready to soak up all the sun and enjoy some of the best festivals, weekend street fairs, kids activities, and free entertainment in Orange County, California. Check out our list of July Events in Orange County below:
Sunday, July 3rd
Village Art Faire
9am to 3pm downtown San Clemente. FREE. Enjoy this downtown art fair which highlights the work of more than 60 artists and artisans.
Monday, July 4th
4th of July Events
Check out our blog featuring numerous 4th of July events happening in Orange County by clicking here.
Saturday, July 9th
Family Craft and Play
10am to 1pm. 6890 Marine Way, Irvine, CA. FREE. Come explore and discover the Great Park through new, family-friendly games and crafts!
Monday, July 11th
The Orange County Fair
Monday, July 11th – August 10th. All day event. Orange County Fairgrounds. There’s something for everyone at the Orange County Fair, including concert series, petting zoos, thrill rides, contests, delicious food, and exciting games.
Friday, July 15th
Mason Movie Nights Under the Stars
5:30pm. 18712 University Drive, Irvine, CA. FREE. Bring chairs, blankets, and a picnic to enjoy a movie outdoors! Spread out on the grass and enjoy a free showing of “The Good Dinosaur”.
Saturday, July 16th
Shakespeare by the Sea
7pm. 28000 Marguerite Pkwy, Mission Viejo, CA. FREE. Shakespeare’s “Othello” performed at Saddleback College.
2pm to 4pm. 1 Journey, Aliso Viejo, CA. FREE. Take a “Mommy, Daddy, & Me” watercolor art class. Ages 4 and up. Registration required.
All day event. San Clemente Pier. Celebrating over 35 years of “The Greatest Show on Surf!”
Thursday, July 21st
Summer Concert Series
6:30pm to 8:30pm. Town Green, Ladera Ranch, CA. Pack a picnic basket, a blanket, and some chairs and come see the Smith Country Band!
Sunday, July 24th
“Grease, the Musical”
7:30pm. 28000 Marguerite Pkwy, Mission Viejo, CA. A live student performance outdoors in the upper campus quad at Saddleback College.
Sunday, July 31st
Pacific Symphony in the Cities
5:30pm. Mike Ward Community Park – Woodbridge, Irvine. FREE. Enjoy a musical playground at 5:30pm and stay for an inspiring concert at 7pm.