Starting Jul 15, 2011 – Aug 14, 2011 is the annual Orange County Fair!!!! The annual Orange County Fair is the premier family attraction in Southern California offering a wide variety of exhibits, foods, entertainment, rides and hands-on activities. There is something for everybody at the Fair including the summer headline concert series, working farm and petting zoos, thrill rides, contests, and games. For more information you can call 714-708-FAIR.
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4th of July there are few different things going on in Huntington Beach! Starting July 2-4 there will be a three day festival! Exhibitors, food vendors, live entertainment (July 4th), family activities and plenty of surf & sand! Fireworks will be shot from the end of the pier at dusk on July 4th. Tickets can be purchased online for Lake Park Breakfast $5, Lake Park Bleacher Seating for parade $15 pre-sale, $20 day of parade, Fireworks VIP Seating $10. July 4th schedule: Lake Park Breakfast 6am – 10am; Surf City 5k Run and Fitness Expo 7am – 12pm; Huntington Beach 107th Parade 10am – 12pm ; 3 Day Pier Festival 10am – 9pm; Main Street Family Activities 1pm – 7pm and lastly the Fireworks Show starts at 9pm.
This July 4th Pacific Symphony Presents: “July 4 Spectacular – A Symphonic Tribute to Elvis” ! “Blue Suede Shoes,” “Love Me Tender,” “Jailhouse Rock,” “Hound Dog” and much, much more – Pacific Symphony backs an internationally renowned tribute artist who will have you believing Elvis never left! Plus, your favorite Pops conductor – Richard Kaufman – presents patriotic favorites in honor of our country’s birthday. Then, the night sky explodes with spectacular fireworks to end a spectacular evening. Children under the age of 14 are half-price in most sections. For more information you can call 714-755-5799.
July 4th starting at 4:00pm is the annual Fireworks Celebration! There is a Food Court, Sponsor Booths and Kids Fun Zone! Lawn chairs and blankets are encouraged for fireworks starting at 9pm. No bleachers available this year. NO ALCOHOL please. Dogs, fireworks and motor homes prohibited. The event is presented in cooperation with the cities of Los Alamitos, Cypress and Seal Beach, The Rossmoor Community Services District and the Joint Forces Training Base. Admission is FREE and parking is $5. Adults must have photo ID to enter.
The 4th of July is HUGE in Newport Beach. Here is a list of what to expect this year! Starting at 1pm is the Old Glory Boat Parade! Each year the Newport Beach Harbor becomes a festive delight as owners adorned their boats in red-white-&-blue decorations, balloons, streamers and waving flags that outline the skies as Sousa Marches and Anthems fill the air. Families and friends from near and far arrive at the bay front beaches and yacht clubs along the peninsula and the many islands, vying for the best spot to settle down and view the boat parade. The all day fun-filled gala with lots to do, will be at the American Legion Post 291 beginning at 7:00AM where volunteers will prepare a fine Pancake Breakfast for a donation of only $8 per person. Lunch and dinner with Tri-tips or chicken will begin around 12:00PM and run until 6:00PM for a donation of only $10 per plate. Raffle tickets are available with great prizes to be given away. The band “The Retros” will also be playing on the patio from 1:00PM to 5:00PM for your entertainment and dancing. ALSO Newport Landing will have 3 cruises for the 4th Of July including the Firework Spectacular evening cruise. Witness Newport Harbor as it is full of the Spirit of America. For additional information or to make reservations call 949-675-0551. LASTLY don’t forget the Fireworks Show at Newport Dunes! Family fun and games throughout the day with music, food, raffle, carnival games, contests, tournaments, ending with a spectacular fireworks finale! But you’d better get here early and save your spot to watch the show! There is a fee per car to enter. The event costs $50 per car (up to 6 wristbands) & Walk-ins- only pay $10 for wristband. For more information you can call (949) 729-DUNE.
Coming up July 3rd at Fred Kelly Stadium located at El Modena High School is the Annual 3rd of July Celebration! Held from 4:00-9:00pm this event includes food booths, interactive games, information booths and a musical program and spectacular fireworks show!
Don’t be fooled – July 3rd will be Santa Ana’s Independence Day Celebration from 6-9:30pm (Centennial Park, 3000 W. Edinger). Bring your lawn chair, blanket and picnic basket for a fun filled evening of patriot entertainment! There will be a fireworks show over Centennial Park, live music, a history walk and food for purchase. Admission is FREE! For more information you can call (714) 571-4254.
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This 4th of July the entertainment starts at 6:30pm, with fireworks following at 9pm. Visitors are welcome to sit in the bleachers or spread out a blanket on the grass. Bring a picnic dinner with your family and friends. The Tustin Boosters will have their snack bar open for drinks, snacks and barbeque items. Parking is limited. For more information you can call 714-573-3326.
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*As seen in the ocregister.com & orangecounty.net
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Michael Caruso, Broker ABR ABRM CLHMS CRB CRS GREEN GRI
Past President, Orange County Association of Realtors (949) 753-7900