Orange County Labor Day Weekend Events

Tchaikovsky Spectacular with Pacific Symphony

Looking for Orange County Labor Day Weekend events? We’ve listed the best Orange County things to do on Labor Day weekend.

Long Beach Funk Fest
Sept. 1. George Clinton Parliament Funkadelic headlines the sixth annual event. The funk icon will be joined on stage by the best funk artists available including Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe, Katdelic, The Meters Experience featuring Leo Nocentelli, Delta Nove, Brasil Baile Funk with Gisella, Sea Funk Brass Band, MC Rickey Vincent and more. Live art, dance and the Kid’s Zone of Funkativity will also be returning to the event. $15-$45. Noon-9 p.m. 1126 Queens Hwy., Long Beach, 877.342.0738.

Summer BBQ Bash at House of Blues Anaheim
Sept. 1. Join the party on Labor Day as Tini Grey and DJ Matt Hill fill the air with the perfect day party tunes and the chefs man the grill with BBQ favorites including smoked chicken, BBQ pork, baked beans, cole slaw, jalapeno cornbread and more. Enjoy backyard games including Cornhole, Giant Jenga and Washers. 12 p.m. Downtown Disney, 1530 S. Disneyland Dr., Anaheim, 714.778.2583.

Shoreline Jam Festival
Aug. 30-31. Rock out with Pepper and The Dirty Heads as they headline this two-day festival on the waterfront. Enjoy yard-games, beer, cocktails and food to keep you going all day and night. Other performances include The Aggrolites, Collie Buddz, The Grouch & Eligh, The Simpkin Project, Brewfish and Jet West. Tickets start at $45. $15 parking. 1126 Queens Hwy., Long Beach, 562.499.1771.

Tchaikovsky Spectacular with Pacific Symphony
Aug. 30. Witness heart-pounding cannons, dazzling fireworks and rich, expressive music by Russian Romantics as Pacific Symphony’s Summer Festival comes to a close. Hear Rachmaninoff’s “Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini,” Mussorgsky’s “Pictures at an Exhibition,” and Tchaikovsky’s victorious “1812” overture. 8 p.m. $25-$105. Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, 8808 Irvine Center Dr., Irvine, 714.755.5799.

Hornblower Cruises
Choose from a variety of cruises this Labor Day weekend including a sunset dinner, champagne brunch or sightseeing cruise.  $35-$90.  Check website for cruise options and details. Hornblower Cruises, 2431 W. Coast Hwy., Newport Beach, 949.631.2469.

Macy Gray at Hyatt Regency Newport Beach Summer Concert Series
Aug. 29. Get your groove on to the singer who parlayed her unique voice and sense of style into R&B stardom. Hear her hits including “I Try” and “Sweet Baby.” $60-$75. 7:30 p.m. Hyatt Regency Newport Beach, 1107 Jamboree Rod., Newport Beach,

Art Deco Festival at Queen Mary
Aug. 28-Sept. 1. Cruise back in time to the Golden Age of Travel for a weekend aboard one of the greatest Maritime Monarchs in history. Drink, dine, dance, and discover the opulence of this by-gone era immersed among the largest collection of Art Deco in the world.  Partake in prohibition tastings, a bootlegger’s bash, double decker art tour, grand deco ball and more. Tickets start at $15. 1126 Queens Hwy., Long Beach, 877.342.0742.

Music Under the Stars at Mission San Juan Capistrano
Aug. 30. See the popular Beatles tribute band The Fab Four perform as you relive the British invasion. Enjoy picnic dining and dancing as you listen to nostalgic classics in the setting of the Mission. 6:30-9:30 p.m. 26801 Ortega Hwy., San Juan Capistrano, 949.234.1300.

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