Orange County

Weekend roundup

July 6-9



OC Parks Summer Concert Series

July 6. The County of Orange and OC Parks proudly present the annual OC Parks Summer Concert Series. Enjoy summer nights under the stars with free live music this Thursday as The Rembrandts take the stage from 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. (Music begins at 6 p.m.) Irvine Regional Park, 1 Irvine Park Rd, Orange.

Summerfest OC

July 8. Bring the whole family for a fun (and sun) fueled weekend, as Summerfest hosts 40+ Vendors from all over SoCal. It will feature live music by DJs, face painting, activities, games, photo ops, a full bar and food. Saturday, 12 p.m. – 4 p.m. Hangar 24 Orange County, 17877 Von Karman Avenue #Unit 110, Irvine.

Summer Jams Concerts

July 7. Vicky Tafoya and the Big Beat will bring a vibrant and energetic Rhythm & Blues Revue to Dana Point Harbor. With a commanding stage presence, one of the most talented singers in the game will deliver a deep bluesy soul like you’ve never experienced. Friday, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. 24200 Dana Point Harbor Dr., Dana Point.

Food + Drink

El Brewjo at Stereo Brewing

July 8. Get your smash burger fix at a one-of-a-kind pop-up as El Brewjo sets up shop at Stereo Brewing. El Brewjo is revolutionizing the Orange County Smashburger scene with their unique incorporation of their Mexican heritage to a favorite American classic. Saturday, from 2 p.m. – 8 p.m. 950 South Vía Rodeo, Placentia.

Pork and the Pickle Pop-up

July 7. Pork and the Pickle will be coming to Everywhere Beer Co. for an afternoon pop-up where they will be serving up a scrumptious of Hawaiian mixed plates featuring rice, Hawaiian mac salad, kimchi, and various protein choices, including Kalua Pork and more. Hours vary. 1501 W. Orangewood Ave. Suite 101, Orange.

New Summer Hours at Glasspar

Now Available. Get your seafood fix any day of the week now, as Glasspar in Dana Point changes up its hours to offer guests the chance to dive into a great meal any night of the week. Dinner service is now available every night, with Thursdays continuing to be a prime draw with their Oyster Night specials. Monday – Thursday, 5-9 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 4-10 p.m. 24961 Dana Point Harbor, Dana Point.

Topside Enters Into Summer

Now Available. Newport Beach’s only rooftop bar unveils an all-new seasonal menu, a dedicated rooftop cold kitchen, and extended hours, just in time for summer. Chef-Partner Riley Huddleston draws inspiration from the California coast to debut a menu of dishes designed to be shared, complemented with handcrafted cocktails. Wednesday-Thursday, 4 p.m.-10 p.m. Friday-Saturday, noon-12 a.m. Sunday, noon-10 p.m. 3300 Newport Blvd., Newport Beach.

Arts + Culture

Wine and Painting Nights

July 7. Enjoy a fun painting workshop, while surrounded by beautiful art. Learn easy step-by-step processes, as taught by award-winning artist Nikita Young. Beginners and all levels are invited – take home your finished masterpiece. All supplies and complimentary wine or beverage are included. Thursday, 8:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. 650 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach.

Pageant of the Masters New Season Begins

Begins July 7. Come join in as the Pageant of the Masters celebrates the 90th anniversary of the first presentation of living pictures” at the Festival of Arts. ART COLONY. IN THE COMPANY OF ARTISTS acknowledges the deep connections of the Festival and Pageant to the early artists. Tickets and more information can be found here. 650 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach.

Photo credits: Topside and Glasspar courtesy of Outshine PR. Pageant of the Masters courtesy of Victori Solutions. All other images are courtesy of the businesses and venues.

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