Anaheim/Orange County Calendar of Events

The Calendar of Events provides a comprehensive look at what’s happening in and around Orange County. Enjoy special events, concerts, festivals, sporting events, art exhibits, exclusive sales and more on your visit to Orange County.

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July 2014

Sat, 04/12/2014 to Sun, 08/31/2014
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Culture and History, Family Fun, Special Events, Visual Arts and Exhibits
rtists have a long tradition of travelling to far flung lands in search of revelation and artistic breakthrough. What happens when there is such a... read more
Sat, 04/26/2014 to Sun, 08/03/2014
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Culture and History, Family Fun, Food and Wine, Live Entertainment, Special Events
Celebrated as one of the greatest directors from the Golden Age of animation, Chuck Jones drew for a living, and he drew for pleasure and challenge... read more
Thu, 06/12/2014 to Thu, 09/18/2014
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Culture and History, Family Fun, Food and Wine, Outdoor Activities, Special Events
When work feels a little heavy, lighten things up on Hornblower’s Wednesday Night Sights & Sips Cruise. Available from June through... read more
Thu, 06/12/2014 to Thu, 09/18/2014
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Culture and History, Family Fun, Food and Wine, Nightlife, Outdoor Activities, Special Events
It's summer when the Sunset Series begins! The famous sail boat races have been a popular event for many years and draws hundreds of spectators... read more
Sat, 06/14/2014 to Thu, 10/16/2014
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Culture and History, Family Fun, Special Events, Visual Arts and Exhibits
The Bowers Museum, located in the heart of Orange County, is pleased to present its latest exhibition of “Heavenly Horses: Two Thousand Years... read more
Sat, 06/14/2014 to Sun, 09/07/2014
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Culture and History, Family Fun, Special Events
Five years in the making, MythBusters: The Explosive Exhibition has come to life with myths and experiments that push the boundaries of museum... read more
Wed, 06/18/2014 to Wed, 09/17/2014
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Family Fun, Nightlife, Outdoor Activities, Special Events
It's summer when the Sunset Series begins! The famous sail boat races have been a popular event for many years and draws hundreds of spectators... read more
Los Alamitos Horse Racing
Tue, 07/01/2014 to Thu, 07/31/2014
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Family Fun, Holiday and Seasonal, Sports
Thursday, July 3: Bertrando Stakes- 3-Year-Olds and Up/One Mile ($100K) Friday, Juy 4: American Flag Stakes- 3-Year-Olds and Up/1 & 1/... read more
Tue, 07/01/2014 to Wed, 12/31/2014
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Family Fun, Outdoor Activities, Special Events
Join the number 1 rated Orange County whale watching company for daily dolphin and whale watching trips aboard high-tech catamarans. Summer is blue... read more
Thu, 07/03/2014 to Thu, 07/31/2014
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Culture and History, Family Fun, Food and Wine, Outdoor Activities, Special Events
Anaheim residents, rejoice! There are now 2 certified farmers' markets in the heart of Anaheim. Each market hosts certified agricultural... read more
Fri, 07/04/2014 to Mon, 09/01/2014
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Culture and History, Family Fun, Food and Wine, Live Entertainment, Nightlife, Outdoor Activities, Special Events
Interstate 5, exit SeaWorld Drive. SeaWorld® will celebrate the Fourth of July with Sea to Shining Sea 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular, an... read more
Sun, 07/06/2014 to Sat, 08/30/2014
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Annual, Culture and History, Family Fun, Food and Wine, Live Entertainment, Outdoor Activities, Performing Arts, Special Events, Visual Arts and Exhibits
This summer explore Laguna Beach’s Festival of Arts- a juried fine art show featuring 140 of Southern Orange County’s top artists in an... read more
Sun, 07/06/2014 to Sun, 08/31/2014
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Culture and History, Family Fun, Food and Wine, Outdoor Activities, Special Events
Anaheim residents, rejoice! There are now 2 certified farmers' markets in the heart of Anaheim. Each market hosts certified agricultural... read more
Sun, 07/06/2014 to Sat, 08/30/2014
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Annual, Culture and History, Family Fun, Nightlife, Outdoor Activities, Performing Arts, Special Events, Visual Arts and Exhibits
The Festival of Arts - California’s Premier Fine Art Show returns July 6 through August 30, 2014 with 140 of Orange County’s most... read more
Sun, 07/06/2014 to Sat, 08/30/2014
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Annual, Culture and History, Family Fun, Food and Wine, Live Entertainment, Outdoor Activities, Performing Arts, Special Events, Visual Arts and Exhibits
The Festival of Arts, a non-profit 501(c)(3), has always been a local leader that has helped with the growth and development of the community and... read more
Mon, 07/07/2014 to Fri, 08/29/2014
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Culture and History, Family Fun, Special Events, Visual Arts and Exhibits
Monday – Friday 11am & 1pm Cost: $10 materials fee per child, per class   Bring out that creative spark in your young artist... read more
Wed, 07/09/2014 to Sun, 08/10/2014
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Culture and History, Family Fun, Live Entertainment, Performing Arts, Sports
Don your vintage Armistead eyeglasses and join us for Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story. Buddy Holly’s short yet spectacular career is told... read more
Wed, 07/09/2014 to Sat, 08/30/2014
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Annual, Concerts, Culture and History, Family Fun, Food and Wine, Live Entertainment, Outdoor Activities, Performing Arts, Special Events, Visual Arts and Exhibits
The Pageant of the Masters is arguably one of the most unique productions in the entire world. Audiences are amazed and enchanted by ninety minutes... read more
Thu, 07/10/2014 to Sun, 09/28/2014
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Culture and History, Family Fun, Special Events, Visual Arts and Exhibits
Traditional paper of Japan, known for centuries as washi, is used for everything from furniture to toys, clothing, and origami. It is also a... read more
Fri, 07/11/2014 to Sat, 09/13/2014
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Concerts, Culture and History, Family Fun, Food and Wine, Live Entertainment, Outdoor Activities, Special Events
The summer season is underway, and for Anaheim families and friends, that includes Pearson Park Amphitheatre’s “Summer Nights Under the... read more
Fri, 07/11/2014 to Sun, 08/10/2014
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Concerts, Culture and History, Family Fun, Food and Wine, Live Entertainment, Nightlife, Outdoor Activities, Performing Arts, Special Events, Sports
The 2014 OC Fair starts Friday (July 11) and will run until Sunday, August 10 (Wednesday-Sunday) with food, carnival rides, exhibits and activities... read more
Fri, 07/11/2014 to Sun, 08/10/2014
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Annual, Concerts, Culture and History, Family Fun, Food and Wine, Holiday and Seasonal, Live Entertainment, Nightlife, Outdoor Activities, Performing Arts, Special Events, Sports, Visual Arts and Exhibits
OC Fair Offers 23 Days of Fun, Food & All Things Fair   The 2014 OC Fair starts Friday (July 11) and will run until Sunday, August 10... read more
Mon, 07/14/2014 to Mon, 08/04/2014
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Culture and History, Family Fun, Special Events
Lyon Air Museum would like to invite you and your loved ones to our "American Classic Automobile Exhibit" going on now through August 4th... read more
Thu, 07/17/2014 to Fri, 10/10/2014
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Culture and History, Family Fun, Special Events, Visual Arts and Exhibits
The Festival of Arts presents foaSOUTH’s newest show “Marks on the Land: Aerial Photography by Tom Lamb.” Through his acclaimed... read more
Mon, 07/21/2014 to Thu, 07/24/2014
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Family Fun, Special Events, Visual Arts and Exhibits
Join us at the Chuck Jones Center for Creativity for our summer Creativity Camps! Each camp is designed to include an array of endeavors such as... read more
Tue, 07/22/2014 to Fri, 07/25/2014
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Family Fun, Food and Wine, Outdoor Activities, Special Events
Families will explore the natural worl with hands-on experiments; Discover fun facts about wildlife and plants through interactive games & crafts... read more
Wed, 07/23/2014
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Culture and History, Family Fun, Live Entertainment, Outdoor Activities, Special Events, Sports
See the world’s best BMX and skateboard pros from the X Games team up for national pride on the biggest half-pipe in the world.  ... read more
Thu, 07/24/2014
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Concerts, Family Fun, Performing Arts, Special Events
Jack Wall, conductor Special Guests: SACRA/PROFANA, chorus   After a five year absence from Summer Pops, Video Games Live... read more
Thu, 07/24/2014
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Concerts, Culture and History, Family Fun, Food and Wine, Live Entertainment, Special Events
Chocolate, wine, and all that jazz sweetens up the Festival of Arts this summer! On Thursday nights, indulge your senses at the “Art, Jazz,... read more
Thu, 07/24/2014
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Concerts, Culture and History, Family Fun, Live Entertainment, Nightlife, Special Events
FULLERTON, Calif. ­­– The summer has always been a time for Fullerton to slow down and relax, and the Muck Roots Music Series... read more
Thu, 07/24/2014
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Culture and History, Family Fun, Special Events, Visual Arts and Exhibits
Let your creativity run wild this summer in Laguna Beach! Discover your inner artist at the Festival of Art’s Teen and Adult Art Workshops!... read more
Thu, 07/24/2014
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Family Fun, Food and Wine, Special Events
The Got Heart, Give Hope® Celebration is a signature event that honors the courage of our wounded service members, their families, and the... read more
Thu, 07/24/2014
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Culture and History, Family Fun, Live Entertainment, Special Events, Visual Arts and Exhibits
Whether you’re an informed connoisseur, an amateur collector, or an art lover, join us for fascinating and informative discussions with the... read more
Thu, 07/24/2014
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Culture and History, Family Fun, Live Entertainment, Special Events, Visual Arts and Exhibits
Chocolate, wine, and all that jazz sweetens up the Festival of Arts this summer! On Thursday nights, indulge your senses at the “Art, Jazz,... read more
Fri, 07/25/2014 to Sun, 07/27/2014
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Culture and History, Family Fun, Live Entertainment, Performing Arts, Special Events
Natalia Osipova, a principal dancer with American Ballet Theatre and The Royal Ballet, and Ivan Vasiliev, a principal dancer with American Ballet... read more
Fri, 07/25/2014
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Culture and History, Family Fun, Special Events
Come to the Christ Cathedral Campus for a free outdoor music & movie family night!   Featuring live music from The Breaking Point,... read more
Fri, 07/25/2014 to Sun, 07/27/2014
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Culture and History, Family Fun, Food and Wine, Live Entertainment, Performing Arts, Special Events
Behold the living legends! Children of All Ages will believe in the unbelievable with the all-new circus spectacular, Ringling Bros. and Barnum... read more
Fri, 07/25/2014 to Sun, 07/27/2014
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Culture and History, Family Fun, Live Entertainment, Performing Arts, Special Events
Segerstrom Center for the Arts welcomes the return of dance superstars Natalia Osipova and Ivan Vasiliev in just four performances from July 25... read more
Fri, 07/25/2014
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Concerts, Family Fun, Live Entertainment, Special Events
John Mauceri, conductor SACRA/PROFANA, chorus   Danny Elfman and Tim Burton represent one of the most successful composer/director... read more
Fri, 07/25/2014
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Culture and History, Special Events
Hear dynamic & entertaining international author & teacher present a 2 hour slideshow about the ultimate taboo that is the ultimate truth... read more
Sat, 07/26/2014
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Family Fun, Food and Wine, Live Entertainment, Outdoor Activities, Sports
Villains have invaded the Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden in Claremont and are currently planning world domination! On July 26 superheroes will... read more
Sat, 07/26/2014
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Concerts, Family Fun, Live Entertainment, Outdoor Activities, Special Events
    Dates: Saturdays: July 12 & 26, August 9 & 30 Time: 1 – 3pm Cost: Free with Festival admission   Sit... read more
Sat, 07/26/2014
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Culture and History, Family Fun, Special Events
Copperplate is a beautiful script which is historically etched into copper for printing. Written with a pointed pen, it is popular for addressing... read more
Sat, 07/26/2014
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Culture and History, Family Fun, Live Entertainment, Performing Arts, Special Events
Be there for the birth of four new ballets created as part of the intensive 3-week process of the National Choreographers Initiative. Artistic... read more
Sat, 07/26/2014
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Concerts, Family Fun, Live Entertainment, Outdoor Activities, Special Events
    Sit back, relax, and enjoy the music of award-winning jazz artists as they perform live as part of the Festival of Arts “... read more
US Open of Surfing
Sat, 07/26/2014 to Sun, 08/03/2014
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Annual, Family Fun, Outdoor Activities, Special Events, Sports
Where: Huntington State Beach, CA The US Open of Surfing is the world's largest surf competition and lifestyle festival. The best surfers in... read more
Sat, 07/26/2014
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Concerts, Culture and History, Family Fun, Live Entertainment, Performing Arts, Special Events
David Newman, conductor SACRA/PROFANA, chorus   Space is still the final frontier, and Star Trek finally gets the Summer Pops treatment... read more
Sat, 07/26/2014
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Concerts, Culture and History, Family Fun, Live Entertainment, Outdoor Activities, Special Events
Live Music Cruise breezes into town in June!   Cruise aboard the 95-foot Dana Pride which has upper deck seating as well as inside seating... read more
Sat, 07/26/2014
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Culture and History, Family Fun, Special Events
Kids and their parents are invited to explore the beginnings of American folk music by making a banjo, a harmonica, a tambourine, or a set of drums... read more
Sat, 07/26/2014
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Culture and History, Family Fun, Outdoor Activities, Special Events
Explore the cultural history of local Native Americans led by Mark Mendez, Chumash Indian and Anthropologist.    Join Mark for this... read more
Sun, 07/27/2014
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Concerts, Culture and History, Family Fun, Food and Wine, Live Entertainment, Outdoor Activities, Special Events
Sundays at the Festival of Arts features a musical series with an eclectic mix of music from Bluegrass to Jazz/World/Classical fusion. “... read more
Sun, 07/27/2014
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Concerts, Culture and History, Food and Wine, Live Entertainment, Performing Arts, Special Events
Watch and learn as noteworthy chefs demonstrate delicious recipes and let guests sample their creative culinary delights. Demonstrations will... read more
Sun, 07/27/2014
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Culture and History, Family Fun, Food and Wine, Live Entertainment, Special Events
Watch and learn as noteworthy chefs demonstrate delicious recipes and let guests sample their creative culinary delights. Demonstrations will... read more
Tue, 07/29/2014 to Sun, 08/10/2014
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Culture and History, Family Fun, Live Entertainment, Performing Arts, Special Events
Relive the iconic and magical moments from the Oscar-winning movie Ghost in a brand-new Broadway musical. Ghost – The Musical features an... read more
Tue, 07/29/2014
Categories:
Culture and History, Special Events
Hear dynamic & entertaining international author & teacher present a 2 hour slideshow about the ultimate taboo that is the ultimate truth... read more
Wed, 07/30/2014 to Sun, 08/03/2014
Categories:
Culture and History, Family Fun, Food and Wine, Live Entertainment, Outdoor Activities, Performing Arts, Special Events
Behold the living legends! Children of All Ages will believe in the unbelievable with the all-new circus spectacular, Ringling Bros. and Barnum... read more
Wed, 07/30/2014
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Annual, Concerts, Culture and History, Family Fun, Live Entertainment, Nightlife, Outdoor Activities, Special Events
The OC Fair announced a performance by Lifehouse / Five For Fighting on Wednesday, July 30 as part of the Toyota Summer Concert Series at the... read more
Thu, 07/31/2014
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Culture and History, Family Fun, Live Entertainment, Special Events, Visual Arts and Exhibits
Whether you’re an informed connoisseur, an amateur collector, or an art lover, join us for fascinating and informative discussions with the... read more
Thu, 07/31/2014
Categories:
Concerts, Culture and History, Food and Wine, Live Entertainment, Performing Arts, Special Events, Visual Arts and Exhibits
Chocolate, wine, and all that jazz sweetens up the Festival of Arts this summer! On Thursday nights, indulge your senses at the “Art, Jazz,... read more
Tue, 07/01/2014, Thu, 07/31/2014
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Family Fun, Sports
July 23, 2014 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm See the world’s best BMX and skateboard pros from the X Games team up for national pride on the biggest... read more
Thu, 07/31/2014
Categories:
Concerts, Culture and History, Family Fun, Food and Wine, Live Entertainment, Outdoor Activities, Special Events
Chocolate, wine, and all that jazz sweetens up the Festival of Arts this summer! On Thursday nights, indulge your senses at the “Art, Jazz,... read more
Thu, 07/31/2014
Categories:
Culture and History, Family Fun, Special Events, Visual Arts and Exhibits
Let your creativity run wild this summer in Laguna Beach! Discover your inner artist at the Festival of Art’s Teen and Adult Art Workshops!... read more
Thu, 05/01/2014 to Tue, 09/30/2014
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Annual, Culture and History, Family Fun, Holiday and Seasonal, Outdoor Activities, Visual Arts and Exhibits
The annual "Giant Blue Whale Migration" brings hundreds of blue whales each spring/summer to the waters off Newport Beach.  Over 860... read more
Sat, 04/26/2014 to Sun, 12/28/2014
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Family Fun
The free Kids Fun Zone events are held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the last Saturday of every month near Goodwill at Anaheim Town Square, located at... read more
Thu, 05/22/2014 to Thu, 09/25/2014
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Culture and History, Family Fun, Food and Wine, Special Events
The McFadden’s Wharf Open Air Market located at the base of the Newport Beach Pier, takes place on the 4th Thursday of the month from May -... read more
Sat, 05/24/2014 to Sun, 09/07/2014
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Family Fun, Special Events
Pack your bags and join the WEEBLES on a make-believe adventure across the United States at Discovery Science Center! With a giant US map and touch... read more
Sat, 06/14/2014 to Sun, 09/07/2014
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Family Fun, Special Events
Get ready to spend a day as a MythBuster at Discovery Science Center and uncover the truths behind the myths straight from the Emmy®-nominated... read more
Fri, 06/27/2014 to Sun, 08/31/2014
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Annual, Culture and History, Family Fun, Live Entertainment, Outdoor Activities, Performing Arts, Special Events, Visual Arts and Exhibits
The Sawdust will feature the fine art and craft of over 200 Laguna Beach artists and is sure to be the highlight of your summer adventures!  Art... read more
Fri, 06/27/2014 to Sun, 08/31/2014
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Annual, Culture and History, Family Fun, Holiday and Seasonal, Live Entertainment, Outdoor Activities, Performing Arts, Special Events, Visual Arts and Exhibits
Laguna Beach is famous for its artists' community. But Art-A-Fair goes beyond to discover artists from around the world and in other parts of the... read more
Mon, 07/21/2014 to Fri, 07/25/2014
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Culture and History, Family Fun, Food and Wine, Special Events, Visual Arts and Exhibits
Summer Art & Archaeology Camp #5: In the Wake of the Vikings: Exploring Scandinavia  Delve into ancient history and visit exotic lands... read more
Thu, 07/24/2014
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Culture and History, Family Fun, Food and Wine, Special Events
The McFadden’s Wharf Open Air Market located at the base of the Newport Beach Pier, takes place on the 4th Thursday of the month from May -... read more
Thu, 07/24/2014
Categories:
Food and Wine, Live Entertainment, Special Events
Please join us for the Scott's Restaurant & Bar Summer Wine Tour, as we travel the globe, sampling wines and cuisine from every established... read more
Mon, 07/28/2014 to Fri, 08/01/2014
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Culture and History, Family Fun, Food and Wine, Special Events, Visual Arts and Exhibits
Summer Art & Archaeology Camp #6: Inca, Maya and Aztec: Art in the Sun Delve into ancient history and visit exotic lands while creating ART FROM... read more
Mon, 07/28/2014
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Culture and History, Family Fun, Special Events
Originally a 1966 Broadway musical, this groundbreaking Bob Fosse musical was in turn based on Christopher Isherwood's Goodbye to Berlin,... read more
Sun, 04/06/2014 to Sat, 10/04/2014
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Family Fun, Special Events, Sports
Up to bat at the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum is a new showcase that displays the colorful history between our Presidents and the... read more
Fri, 04/18/2014 to Mon, 02/01/2016
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Live Entertainment, Nightlife, Performing Arts
The Dinner Detective is the largest, award-winning, interactive comedic murder mystery dinner show in the United States,  now running public and... read more
Angel Stadium of Anaheim
Tue, 07/01/2014 to Thu, 07/31/2014
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Family Fun, Holiday and Seasonal, Sports
Thursday, July 3: 7:05 p.m. vs. Astros  Friday, July 4: 6:05 p.m. vs. Astros (Promotions: 4th of July Fireworks) Saturday... read more
Sat, 07/05/2014 to Wed, 07/30/2014
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Family Fun, Special Events, Sports
The world famous Harlem Globetrotters are bringing their widely popular Summer Clinics – in partnership with fitness club industry leader, 24... read more
Sun, 07/06/2014 to Sun, 08/31/2014
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Annual, Culture and History, Special Events, Visual Arts and Exhibits
This summer explore Laguna Beach’s Festival of Arts- a juried fine art show featuring 140 of Southern Orange County’s top artists in an... read more
Mon, 07/07/2014 to Mon, 08/25/2014
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Concerts, Family Fun, Live Entertainment, Outdoor Activities, Performing Arts, Special Events
Dana Point Summer Concert Series are held on Sunday's between July 7 - August 24, 2014 at various parks in Dana Point. The concerts are from 2:30... read more
Mon, 07/07/2014 to Tue, 08/05/2014
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Annual, Family Fun, Nightlife, Outdoor Activities, Special Events
Movie Mondays, Orange County’s favorite summertime tradition, returns to Segerstrom Center beginning July 7. These free events are held on five... read more
Wed, 07/09/2014 to Sun, 08/31/2014
Categories:
Annual, Holiday and Seasonal, Live Entertainment, Nightlife, Outdoor Activities, Performing Arts, Special Events, Visual Arts and Exhibits
The Pageant of the Masters is arguably one of the most unique productions in the entire world. Audiences are amazed and enchanted by ninety minutes... read more
Fri, 07/11/2014 to Sun, 08/10/2014
Categories:
Annual, Family Fun, Food and Wine, Holiday and Seasonal, Live Entertainment, Nightlife, Outdoor Activities, Special Events, Sports, Visual Arts and Exhibits
The 2014 OC Fair, themed “Summer Starts Here”, is July 11-August 10 and offers 23 days of world-class entertainment in the Pacific... read more
Fri, 07/25/2014 to Mon, 07/28/2014
Categories:
Culture and History, Performing Arts
Natalia Osipova, prima ballerina of American Ballet Theatre and The Royal Ballet, and Ivan Vasiliev, a principal dancer with American Ballet Theatre... read more
Tue, 07/29/2014 to Mon, 08/11/2014
Categories:
Culture and History, Live Entertainment, Nightlife, Performing Arts, Special Events
Relive the iconic and magical moments from the Oscar-winning movie Ghost in a brand-new Broadway musical. GHOST THE MUSICAL features an original pop... read more
Thu, 07/31/2014
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Concerts, Family Fun, Nightlife, Performing Arts, Special Events
Live in the Pacific Amphitheatre at the 2014 OC Fair! Concert tickets include free OC Fair admission so come early and stay late. Official tickets... read more

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