Southern California’s Orange County is a wonderful place to find a multitude of unique festivals and special events that will give you and your family enjoyable and fun memories. In addition to the main events, you will find music, entertainment, food, arts and crafts to admire and perhaps purchase, games, children’s activities, and much more.
Here are just some of the outstanding activities that are featured this summer:
Rainbow Lagoon Park, Long Beach
Crack into some of the amazing crawfish at this freshwater festival amid live entertainment, carnival games, and fun for the kids. Visitors who are not fans of the crustacean will find plenty of non-crawfish fares, too.
Dragon Boat Festival
Jul 29-30 – Long Beach Marine Stadium
This is one of the largest Dragon Boat competitions. This spectacular boat racing is an amateur water sport which has become an international sport. It was originally an ancient ritual in religious ceremonies throughout southern China over the last 2000 years. Other Chinese culture includes their live music, unique art, acrobatics, martial arts, and more.
Coastal Country Jam BBQ and Beer Fest
21601 Pacific Coast Highway, Huntington Beach
August 12 – 11:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Billy Currington, Walker Hayes, Daniel Bonte, and others
Saturday, September 23, and Sunday, September 24 – 11:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Lady Antebellum, Eli Young Band, Old Dominion, Brett Young, and others
This Summer Edition music festival is the nation’s largest 21+ Country Beach Bash! These events take place right on the beautiful beach with live country music from some of the world’s biggest Country Music Mega Stars! Also enjoy BBQ and other food options, beach bars, line dancing, bull riding, and more.
Gardena Jazz Festival
Sunday, August 27 – 11:15 AM to 7:30 PM
Rowley Memorial Park, Gardena, CA
This annual concert celebration of the original American art form of jazz music features live musical performances in a range of smooth, cool, bebop, Dixieland, and various others.
Festival of Arts of Laguna Beach
July 5 through August 31
This is one of the world’s most unique productions and one of the nation’s top art festivals, the Pageant of the Masters. The Festival Art Show re-creates famous works of art and also features the work of 140 Orange County artists.
In the 17th and 18th centuries, the Europeans had a tradition of travel on pilgrimages to the great cultural centers to stand in the presence of masterpieces and experience the great art of the world firsthand. This Pageant is a similar GRAND TOUR so that you can become part of the breathtaking journey through the centuries in the search for unforgettable art, spectacle, stories, grand illusions, and music as elegant masterpieces come to life.
Need a Ride?
If you need a limo rental in Orange County to be able to attend any of the above events, or if you need an Orange County airport transfer, call us at Classique Limousines. We will make all the necessary arrangements for a professional and experienced chauffeur to drive you in a comfortable and luxurious vehicle that will give you a safe, convenient, and stress-free ride.