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If you live in or are planning a visit to Orange County and are looking for things to see and do there in July, then please check out our July Orange County Calendar of Events, courtesy of our colleagues at First American Title:

Sawdust Festival | June 28 through Sept. 1 | 935 Laguna Canyon Rd., Laguna Beach

Outdoor arts and crafts festival. Watch artists create their work and buy directly from the artists while enjoying the wonderful atmosphere. For more information: 949-494-3030 | www.sawdustartfestival.org

Laguna Art-A-Fair | June 28 through Sept. 1 | 777 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach

Stroll through the peaceful garden setting and enjoy a variety of art including oil paintings, watercolors, acrylics, drawings, photography, digital art, mixed media, sculpture, jewelry, ceramics, glass and wood. For more information: 949-494-4514 | www.art-a-fair.com

NSSA National Championships | June 26-July 3 from 7am-5pm | Huntington City Beach

The National Scholastic Surfing Association (NSSA) is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to encourage and assist its members in their interest to learn and develop the fundamentals and skills of surfing competition while competing in structured and quality events. For more information: www.nssa.org

Festival of the Arts | July 5-Aug. 31 | 650 Laguna Canyon Rd., Laguna Beach

A juried fine art show featuring 140 of OC’s top artists in an open-air gallery setting. A world-renowned art destination, visitors can take tours of the exhibit, catch an art demo, dine at one of the restaurants, create their own masterpiece, or simply sit back and enjoy the creative atmosphere. For more information: www.foapom.com

Pageant of the Masters | July 7-Aug. 31 | 650 Laguna Canyon Rd., Laguna Beach

This iconic, long-running Orange County tradition combines art-fully costumed people, extravagant sets and theatrical illusion to re-create famous works of art on stage. For more information: www.foapom.com

The Orange County Fair | July 12-Aug. 11 | OC Fair & Event Center, Costa Mesa

Offering a wide variety of exhibits, foods, entertainment, rides and hands-on activities. There is something for everybody at the OC Fair including the summer headline concert series, working farm and petting zoos, thrill rides, contests, and games. For more information: 714-708-FAIR | www.ocfair.com

Kid’s Night Out: Camp Out | July 13 from 6-8:30pm | Stanton Central Park

Participants will be able to create lasting memories with friends while we play games, tell camp stories, make s’mores and much more. Preregistration is required. For more information: http://ci.stanton.ca.us

Artesanos Village Craft Fair | July 13 from 9am-2pm | Hecho en Mexico, Placentia

Community Crafters meet every 2nd Saturday of the month to sell their beautiful art and display their talented skills. For more information: www.facebook.com/hechoenmexicogiftstore

Lake Forest Family Campout | July 13-14 from 5:30pm-10am | Lake Forest Sports Park

Enjoy the evening playing games, making crafts and singing campfire songs under the night sky. Participants must provide their own tents, sleeping bags and any other personal items. Don’t forget to bring your appetite because dinner, dessert and breakfast are included! For more information: www.lakeforestca.gov

Health, Education & Business Summer Expo | July 18 from 6-8pm | South Coast Village

Health: Weight loss, health insurance information, personal training, dental, eldercare advice, nutrition. Education: Career guidance, apply on the spot, information of scholarships and grants, school information. Business: See the latest products from fellow vendors, networking and building business relationships, discover new business opportunities. For more information: www.santaanachamber.com

Costa Mesa ArtWalk Dance Battle | July 20 from 2-6pm | Lions Park, Costa Mesa

Brings community and the arts together for an afternoon of family friendly fun! Check out work by local artists, enjoy live music and watch a final dance battle. For more information: www.travelcostamesa.com/artwalk

Ocean Festival | July 20-21 | San Clemente Pier

Celebrating over 40 years of “The Greatest Show on Surf!”. Competitions include the NEW Tandem Boogie Board contest, the NEW Pier Bowl Surf Classic, our world-famous Dory boat races, 5K beach run, and one-mile ocean swim. Kid’s Dolphin Dash, ‘Groms Rule’ Surf Contest, and Fishing Derby. This years line-up includes a FREE beach concert, Sand Sculpting Contest, Woody Car Exhibits, and the Ocean Art Show. For more information: 949-440-6141 | www.oceanfestival.org

Symphony at the Mission | July 21 from 7:15-9pm | Mission San Juan Capistrano

Music Under the Stars and Pacific Symphony Co-present Pacific Symphony performs Broadway’s and Opera’s Greatest Hits. For more information: www.missionsjc.com

Cypress Community Festival | July 27 from 7am-5pm | Cypress Community Center

This event includes an early morning 5K/10K run, a pancake breakfast, car show, chili cook-off, family games, food booths, the Chamber of Commerce business expo, children’s rides, arts and crafts booths and four stages with entertainment. For more information: www.cypressfestival.com

Healthy Junk Vegan Faire | July 27 from 4-10pm | 201 W Center Promenade, Anaheim

Presented with love by Healthy Junk, our award winning vegan restaurant, the Vegan Faire is an annual one day festival showcasing a full spectrum of healthy lifestyle goods and services with booths and workshops focusing on food, environment, local artisans and wellness. Admission is FREE! For more information: www.veganfaire.com

Illumination Foundation’s Carnival for Kids | July 27 from 12-5pm | La Palma Park, Anaheim

Serves over 1,000 homeless and at-risk children and families. The community comes together to provide a carefree summer day of family fun that these children and families would otherwise not experience. For more information: www.ifhomeless.org

OC Yoga Festival | July 27-28 from 7:30-10am | SeaLegs At the Beach

Enjoy yoga, meditation, sound healing, workshops, talks, live music, concert and more! Your ticket will give you access to yoga classes and workshops located in Huntington Beach. This event is for all ages and yoga levels; beginners and advanced welcome and free to attend the vendor village. For more information: www.facebook.com/ocyogafestival

Fighting For Me Warrior Festival | July 30 from 12-5pm | Outlets at San Clemente

Live music, guest speakers, children’s costume contest, doggie costume contest, various local vendors, prizes, celebrity appearances, auction, food & drink, and the band “Flock of 80’s” to follow. We will take the largest group Warrior selfie to show other survivors they are not alone and we are fighting for them and Fighting For Me is here to help! For more information: www.fightingforme.org

4th of July Celebrations

All events take place on July 4 unless otherwise noted.

  • Aliso Viejo July 4th Celebration & Fireworks | From 6-9:30pm | Grand Park | For more information: www.avca.net
  • Anaheim 4th of July Celebration & Fireworks | From 7am-9:30pm | Canyon High & Peralta Park | For more information: www.anaheimhillscommunitycouncil.org
  • Disneyland 4th of July Fireworks | At 9:30pm | Disneyland | For more information: www.disneyland.com
  • Brea July 4 Country Fair | From 7am-3pm | City Hall Park | For more information: www.cityofbrea.net
  • Buena Park July 4th Fireworks | From 9:30pm | Knott’s Berry Farm | For more information: www.knotts.com
  • Costa Mesa Music of Hotel California with Fireworks | At 8pm | Pacific Amphitheatre @ OC Fair | For more information: pacificsymphony.org
  • Cypress Salute to America Celebration | From 4-9:30pm | Cypress College | For more information:  www.cypressca.org
  • Dana Point July 4th Fireworks Extravaganza |From 8:45pm | DP Harbor·Doheny State Beach | For more information: www.danapoint.org
  • Capt. Dave’s Fireworks Spectacular! | From 8-10pm | Dolphin & Whale Safari | For more information: www.dolphinsafari.com
  • 4th of July Fireworks Cruises | From 7:30-9:30pm | Dana Wharf Sportfishing, | For more information: www.danawharf.com
  • Fullerton Festival and Fireworks Show | From 5-9:30pm | Fullerton H.S. Stadium | For more information: www.cityoffullerton.com
  • Huntington Beach Parade Celebration with Fireworks | July 3 from 6-9pm | Downtown Huntington Beach | For more information: www.hb4thofjuly.org
  • Irvine Concert on the Green & Fireworks Festival | From 3-9:30pm | Irvine High School Stadium | For more information: www.irvinepa.org
  • La Habra 4th of July Celebration & Fireworks | From 4-9:30pm | La Bonita Park | For more information: www.lahabraca.gov
  • La Palma Fitness Run for Fun & Fun Zone | From 7:30-10:30am | Central Park | For more information: www.cityoflapalma.org
  • Ladera Ranch 4th of July Celebration | From 6am-9:30pm | Various Locations | For more information: www.laderalife.com
  • Laguna Beach Fourth of July Fireworks | At 9pm | Heisler Park | For more information: www.lagunabeachcity.net
  • Laguna Hills Fourth of July Celebration with Fireworks | From 4-9:30pm | Laguna Hills Comm. Center, | For more information: ci.laguna-hills.ca.us
  • Laguna Niguel July 4th Celebrations & Fireworks | From 7:30am-9:30pm | Crown Valley & LN Regional Parks For more information: cityoflagunaniguel.org
  • Lake Forest 4th of July Parade | From 10am-12pm | Toledo Way/Ridge Route | For more information: www.lakeforestca.gov
  • Los Alamitos, Cypress, Rossmoor & Seal Beach 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular | From 4-9:30pm | Joint Forces Training Base | For more information: cityoflosalamitos.org
  • Mission Viejo Street Faire & Firework Spectacular | From 12-9:30pm | Olympiad & Marguerite | For more information: www.mvactivities.com
  • Newport Beach Old Glory Boat Parade | From 1-3:30pm | Newport Harbor: Collins Island | For more information: www.alyc.com
  • American Legion Festivities & Fireworks | From 7am-8pm | Post 291: 215 15th Street | For more information: www.al291.com
  • 4th of July Cruise & Fireworks | From 7-9:30pm | Newport Bay | For more information: www.cruisenewportbeach.com
  • Independence Day on the Back Bay with Fireworks | From 2:30-10:30pm | Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort | For more information: (949) 729-3863 | www.newportdunes.com
  • Orange 3rd of July Celebration | From 4-9pm | El Modena High School | For more information: ca-orange.civicplus.com
  • Rancho Santa Margarita Star Spangled Spectacular with Fireworks | From 8am-9:30pm | Lago Santa Margarita Beach Club | For more information: samlarc.org
  • San Clemente Fireworks Show | At 9pm | San Clemente Pier | For more information: www.san-clemente.org
  • San Juan Capistrano 4th of July Celebration & Fireworks | From 3-9:30pm | SJC Sports Park | For more information: www.sanjuancapistrano.org
  • Santa Ana 4th of July Celebration & Fireworks | From 5-9:30pm | Centennial Park | For more information: www.ci.santa-ana.ca.us
  • Tustin July 4th Celebration & Fireworks | From 6:30-9:30pm | Tustin High School Stadium | For more information: www.tustinca.org
  • Yorba Linda 4th of July Spectacular & Fireworks | From 5-9:30pm ·|Veterans Sports Park/Yorba Linda Middle | For more information: (714) 961-7160 | www.yorbalindaca.gov
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