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Orange County 2014
Free Summer Concerts, Movies & Shakespeare in the Park

** 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
 

 

BREA

Summer Concerts in the Park
Eight concerts

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 9 through August 20 from 6:30 to 8 p.m.

July 9: The Symphonic Winds of the Pacific – Pops & Patriotic
July 16: The Fenians – Celtic Rock
July 23: The Doo-Wah Riders – Classic Country
July 30: House Party – Pop, Disco & Classic Rock
August 6: CHICO, the Band -- Latin Jazz, Salsa, Oldies, Rock
August 13: Sligo Rags – Celtic Blue Grass
August 20: Swing Cats –Big Band & Swing

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, July 11 through August 15, 2014
8 p.m. until 10 p.m. at

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.

July 11-Frozen
July 18- Angels in the Outfield
July 25-The Parent Trap (1998)
August 1- Despicable Me
August 8- Dr. Seuss’s The Lorax
August 15- The Lego Movie

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 11
, Wednesday evening from 7 - 9 pm

June 11 - TRUE WILLIE Willie Nelson Tribute Band
June 18 - BRITAIN'S FINEST Beatles Tribute Band
June 25 - STONE SOUL Spot on Covers of R&B & Soul Classics
July 2 - WISEGUYS BIG BAND MACHINE
July 9 - TIZER: JAZZ WORLD ROCK
July 16 - MARIACHI TESORO DE SAN FERNANDO A Master Apprentice Program lead by Grammy Award winning Mariachi Masters

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 July 23
, Wednesday evening from 7 - 9 pm

July 23 - SCOT BRUCE AS THE KING A Tribute to Elvis
July 30 - TINA MICHELLE and the Rhinestone Cowboys
August 6 - SURFIN' The Real Beach Boys Tribute
August 13 - PAPERBACK WRITER The Beatles Experience
August 20 - MOONSVILLE COLLECTIVE Folk String Band
August 27 - BOOGALOO ASSASSINS Latin/Soul Style

LOCATION:
8308 On The Mall
Buena Park

INFORMATION:
(714) 828-7722

 

COSTA MESA

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 6:15

July 1 - The Answer, classic rock
July 8 - Wreck N Snow, bluegrass
July 15 - Ronnie Gutierrez
July 22 - Kenny Sara & The Sounds of New Orleans, jazz
July 29 - Sone Soul, classic soul and motown

LOCATION:
Fairview Park
Costa Mesa

 

CYPRESS

City of Cypress Concerts on the Green

DETAILS:
Presented by the Cypress Recreation & Community Services Department. All concerts are free. Festival seating, picnics and lawn chairs are encouraged. Light refreshments are available for purchase. No Alcohol permitted.

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. Beer, wine, soft drinks, water & food will be available from various vendors

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

July 6 - Tricia Freeman Band, Lantern Bay Park
July 13 - Raymond Michael's (Elvis tribute), Lantern Bay Park
July 20 - Neon Nation (80's tribute), Sea Terrace Park
July 27 - DC Babylon & The Hanging Gardens Band, Sea Terrace
Aug 3 - Fabulous Ultra Tones, Sea Terrace Park
Aug 10 - Badd Co (tribute) & Led Zepagain, Sea Terrace Park
Aug 17 - Derek Bourdeaux, Abba Fab, Heritage Park
Aug 24 - Midnight Whiskey & Springsteen Tribute, Heritage Park

Sea Terrace Concerts:
Free shuttle bus service from Dana Hills High School parking lot available for the Sea Terrace Park concerts from 2pm to 7pm.

LOCATIONS:
Heritage Park - 34400 Old Golden Lantern
Lantern Bay Park - 25111 Park Lantern Rd
Sea Terrace - (PCH & Niguel Road, behind Dana Point Library)

INFORMATION:
(949) 248-3530

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Shakespeare in the Park
6 pm

Presented by Dana Point Theater Company. Bring a low back chair and picnic dinner.

Check back for 2014 dates!

LOCATION:
Lantern Bay Park
25111 Park Lantern Road
Dana Point

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Movies in the Park
Fridays - June at 8:00pm

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. Refreshments available to purchase.

June 6 - Frozen
June 13 - Despicable Me 2
June 20 - Monsters University (PG)
June 27 - National Treasure (PG)

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. There is also food booths and games - fun for the whole family!
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DATES & TIMES:
Thursdays in July
Concert times are 6 - 8 p.m.

July 3 - Stone Soul, soul & motown
July 10 - Raymond Michael, Elvis tribute
July 17 - Desperado, Eagles tribute
July 24 - The Hodads, classic rock
July 31 - Hard Days Night, Beatles tribute

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 2014

Come join in all of the festivities! There will be food, games, a family-friendly movie, and much more! Enjoy a night of family fun sponsored by the City of Fountain Valley! Movies begin at Dusk

Aug 5 - Ice Age, Fountain Valley Sports Park
Aug 15 - The Croods, Cordata Park
Aug 22 - The Land Before Time, McDowell Park
Aug 29 - Brave, Ellis Park

INFORMATION:
714-839-8611

 

FULLERTON

 

Summer Concerts Series
July to August

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.

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

July 9: The Answer
July 16: Bubba and the Big Bad Blues
July 23: Los Fabulocos featuring Kid Ramos
July 30: Kulayd
August 6: James Intveld

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

INFORMATION:
(714) 738-3167

 

GARDEN GROVE

Free Summer Concert Series
July - August

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 10 - Rumours (Fleetwood Mac Tribute Band)
July 17 - The Funky Hippeez (70s Funk)
July 24 - Wanted (Bon Jovi Tribute Band)
July 31 - Brad Johnson & The Killing Time Band (Country)
August 7 - The Beatles (50s & 60s)
August 14 (7:00 p.m. start) - The Answer (Classic Rock)

LOCATIONS:
Eastgate Park
12001 St Mark St

INFORMATION:
(714) 741-5280

 

HUNTINGTON BEACH

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 4 - October 5, 2014
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 here 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 four fun-filled, free concerts at Woodbridge Community Park.

Grab your lawn chairs, picnic baskets and dancing shoes for a fun-filled evening. Gourmet food trucks will be onsite.

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

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

INFORMATION:
(949) 724-6606

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Orange County Great Park Movies on the Lawn
May 31 - July 12, 2014
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Enjoy an outdoor movie experience under the stars. Grab your beach chair, blanket and snacks for a night out with the family. This year’s Movie on the Lawn series will feature seven film screenings beginning Saturday, May 31 and continue through July 12. Event is weather permitting. Free Parking & Admission.

May 31: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2
June 6: Wizard of Oz
June 13: Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory
June 14: Despicable Me 2
June 27: Back to the Future
June 28: People’s Choice – Vote For Your Movie!
July 12: Lego Movie

LOCATION:
Orange County Great Park
Marine Way and Sand Canyon
Irvine, CA

 

LAGUNA NIGUEL

Concerts in the Park
June - August

DETAILS:
This event is on Friday nights. 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.

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

June 27 - DSB, Journy tribute
July 4 - Craig Colley (5:15), Undercover Live (6:00 pm)
July 11 - PettyBreakers, Tom Petty tribute
July 25 - Hollywood U2, U2 tribute
Aug 8 - The Answer, classic rock
Aug 33 - Tommy Tassi & the Authentics, 50's & 50's rock

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

INFORMATION:
(949) 362-4351

 

LAKE FOREST

Concert Series

DETAILS:
Don’t miss your chance to be a part of a Lake Forest summer time tradition - the Annual Summer Concert Series in the Park! These family oriented concerts are a summertime favorite with food and refreshments available to purchase.

DATES & TIMES:
Sundays, 5:30 - 7:30

June 29 - Dave Brighton’s Tribute to David Bowie
July 27 - A Flock of Seagulls with 80z All Stars
Aug 24 - Gregg Rolie Quartet & Annaliese Schiersch


LOCATION:
Pittsford Park
21701 Pittsford Drive

INFORMATION:
(949) 461-3450

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Movies in the Park

Fridays at 7:30 pm
Activities start at 7:30 PM. Food will be available for a nominal fee

June 20 - Wall - E (G), Cherry Park
July 11 - The Little Mermaid (G), Mountain View Park
August 1 - The Wizard of Oz (G), Baker Ranch Park
August 8 - Space Jam (G), Rimgate Park
August 15 - Despicable Me 2 (PG), El Toro Park

INFORMATION:
(949) 461-3450

 

LA PALMA

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.

DATES & TIMES:
Saturdays, July 12 - August 16, 2014
6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

2014Concerts Schedule:
July 12: Hot August Nights, Neil Diamond tribute
July 19: Ghost in the Machine, Police and Sting tribute
July 26: The Petty Breakers, Tom Petty tribure
August 2: The Smokin' Cobras, 50's, Early 60's, Rockabilly
August 9: The Skinny Little Twits, classic rock
August 16: Flashback Heart Attack, New Wave 80's Show


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

INFORMATION:
714-690-3350

 

LOS ALAMITOS

2014 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. New this year… we will have Food Trucks! So be sure to come hungry!

DATES & TIMES:
Saturdays
6:30 pm

2014 Movie & Band Lineup
* please check back for 2014 dates

LOCATIONS:
Laurel Park, Bloomfield & Katella Ave.
Joint Forces Training Base

INFORMATION:
(562) 430-1073

 

NEWPORT BEACH

Concerts on the Green

DETAILS:
The City Arts Commission will present three fantastic performances as part of the “Concerts in the Parks” series during the summer of 2013. 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

Sunday, June 22: Hutchins Consort, stringed instruments
Sunday, July 6: All American Boys Chorus
Sunday, August 17: Southland Sings, American Musical Theatre
Sunday, September 7: Desperado, Eagles Tribute Band

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

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2014 Shakespeare by the Sea

DETAILS:
Bring your blankets, beach chairs and picnic dinner for an evening of free Shakespeare performed by the professional touring acting troupe.

DATES & TIMES:
Preshow: 6:45 pm; Play: 7 pm through 9 pm

Saturday, July 19 - Hamlet: Prince of Denmark
Sunday, July 20 - A Midsummer Night’s Dream

LOCATION:
Bonita Canyon Sports Park
1990 Ford Road, Newport Beach

 

ORANGE

2014 Concerts in the Park
June 25-August 13, 2014

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, July - August
7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

June 25: Abbey Road, A Tribute to the Beatles
July 2: Southbound & Company, Classic Rock
July 9: The Fenians, Irish Music
July 16: The Hodads, Classic Surf Tunes
July 23: Cold Duck, R & B Dance Favorites
July 30: Tom Nolan Band, R & B and Soul
August 6: Swing Cats, Big Band Big Band Swing Orchestra
August 13: Stone Soul, Motown and Soul

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

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

 

PLACENTIA

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

July 10 - Upstream, Steel Drum - Reggae/Caly
July 17 - The Doo-Wah Riders, Country with a Cajun Twist
July 24 - The Beatless, Classic Rock, 60's to Present
July 31 - Placentia Symphonic Band Concert Band ,
August 7 - Center Fold, 80's Cover Band
August 14 - The Pleasure Tones, Jazz, Blues & Rock

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 at Placentia Champions Sports Complex. 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.

*please check back for 2014 dates!

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

 

RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA

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

2014 Summer Concert Schedule
July 13: Stone Soul, Motown
July 20: Wanted, Bon Jovi Tribute
July 27: Mark Wood Band, Classic Rock
August 3: The West, Country
August 10: Hollywood U2, U2 Tribute

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 on site and of course a beer and wine wagon. Bring lawn chairs, blankets & jackets.

DATES & TIMES:
Wednesdays
6 pm - 8 pm

June 18 - River Road, country western
July 16 - Creedence Relived, tribute band
August 20 - Brent Payne, country western
September 17 - Steely Jam, tribute band

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

INFORMATION:
949-493-5911

 

SAN CLEMENTE

Summer Beach Concert Series
June - August

Join the community to celebrate live music on the beach with the sunset as your backdrop and free seating in the sand.

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

June 6 - SCHS & Shorecliffs Jazz Bands
July 31 - Kenny Cetera (Tribute to Chicago)
August 14 - DSB Band (Tribute to Journey)
August 28 - Common Sense (Reggae)

LOCATION:
On the beach, north of the San Clemente Pier.

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
July 9 - Chris Anderson Band
July 16 - Greg Young & the 2nd Street Band
July 23 - Tini Grey
July 30 - L.A. Vation- tribute to U2
August 6 - Jack Roberts Harvey Band
August 13 - Lukas Nelson
August 20 - Aloha Radio
August 27 - Elm Street Band
August 6 -

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
July 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 June 25 - Bella Donna, Stevie Nicks tribute
July 2 - The Reflex, 80's
July 9 - Ronny & the Classics, classic rock
July 16 - Gold Rush, country
July 23 - Harmony, 2 Dog Night tribute
July 30 - Stone Soul, motown
August 6 - Pettybreakers, Tom Petty tribute
August 13 - DSB, Journey tribute

LOCATION:
Peppertree Park
230 W First St

INFORMATION:
(714) 573-3326

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Movies in the Park

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

*2014 information coming!

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

 

YORBA LINDA

Concerts in the Park
July & August

Bring your own picnic diner and/or buy food from local non-profit organizations and the Yorba Linda Volunteens. Seating is available in the amphitheateror 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 p.m.
* please check back for 2014 dates

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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