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Lake Forest Area Events: See What’s Coming Up This Weekend

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LAKE FOREST, CA — Happy weekend, Lake Forest! As more local businesses and venues reopen and it becomes safer to gather in small groups, don’t miss what’s new on your Lake Forest Patch community calendar. Here are some events taking place in town this weekend.

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Featured Event: KICK-OFF: Summer Concerts In Park 2021: Fountain Valley

  • When: Thursday, July 1st at 6:00 p.m.
  • What: Summer Concerts in the Park Thursdays, July 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29, 2021 – 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. Fountain Valley Sports Park, 16400 Brookhurst St., Fountain Valley, CA From Fountain Valley Recreation & Community Services: “The city of Fountain Valley is happy to announce the band… Learn More
Featured Event: KICK-OFF: Summer Concerts In Park 2021: Fountain Valley (Susan C. Schena)

Featured Event: Sgt. Pepperoni’s Pizza Summer Concerts 2021: Aliso Viejo

  • When: Friday, July 2nd at 6:00 p.m.
  • What: Sgt. Pepperoni’s Pizza Store’s Outdoor Summer Concert Series Fridays, July 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30, 2021 – 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. Sgt. Pepperoni’s Pizza Store Aliso Viejo, 26601 Aliso Creek Road, Aliso Viejo, and Ca From Sgt. Pepperoni’s Pizza Store: “Sgt. Pepperoni’s Pizza Store is please… Learn More
Featured Event: Sgt. Pepperoni’s Pizza Summer Concerts 2021: Aliso Viejo (Susan C. Schena)

Featured Event: 4th Of July Celebration 2021: Pretend City, Irvine

  • When: Saturday, July 3rd at 9:00 a.m.
  • What: Fourth of July Celebration Saturday, July 3, 2021 Pretend City, 29 Hubble, Irvine, and CA From Pretend City Children’s Museum: “Let freedom ring and celebration begin!  “March on in for some star spangled fun as we learn about our nation’s day of independence. From Smart Art to re… Learn More
Featured Event: 4th Of July Celebration 2021: Pretend City, Irvine (Susan C. Schena)

Featured Event: July 4th Country Fair – Rides & Festival 2021: Brea

  • When: Saturday, July 3rd at 9:00 a.m.
  • What: 41st Annual 4th of July Country Fair Saturday, July 3, 2021 – 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. City Hall Park, 401 S. Blvd., Brea, CA From City of Brea Special Events” “Mark your calendars for our 41st Annual 4th of July Country Fair! “Join us at City Hall Park on Saturday, July 3rd from 9am -… Learn More
Featured Event: July 4th Country Fair – Rides & Festival 2021: Brea (Susan C. Schena)

Featured Event: 3rd of July Celebration & Fireworks 2021: Orange

  • When: Saturday, July 3rd at 4:00 p.m.
  • What: 3rd of July Celebration – Food Trucks, Kids’ Fun, Music & Fireworks Saturday, July 3, 2021 – 4 p.m. – 9 p.m. Fireworks: 8:45 p.m. Grijalva Park,368 N. Prospect St., Orange, CA From City of Orange Recreation: “In great anticipation of the State’s ‘Move Beyond the Blueprin… Learn More
Featured Event: 3rd of July Celebration & Fireworks 2021: Orange (Susan C. Schena)

Featured Event: Independence Day Patriotic Drive-Thru 2021: Laguna Niguel

  • When: Saturday, July 3rd at 7:30 p.m.
  • What: Road Trip Thru the U.S.A, A Patriotic Drive-Thru Celebration Friday & Saturday, July 2-3, 2021 -7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. City Hall, 30111 Crown Valley Parkway, Laguna Niguel, CA From City of Laguna Niguel: “Celebrate America with us at Laguna Niguel City Hall on Friday, July… Learn More
Featured Event: Independence Day Patriotic Drive-Thru 2021: Laguna Niguel (Susan C. Schena)

Featured Event: July 4th Patriotic Light Show 2021: Town Green, Ladera Ranch

  • When: Saturday, July 3rd at 8:00 p.m.
  • What: Lights of Liberty Patriotic Light Show Through July 4, 2021 – 8 p.m., 8:30 p.m., 9 p.m., 9:30 p.m. & 9:45 p.m. Town Green, 28801 Sienna Pkwy., Ladera Ranch, CA From Ladera Ranch: “Join your neighbors for a patriotic light show saluting our military branches and first resp… Learn More
Featured Event: July 4th Patriotic Light Show 2021: Town Green, Ladera Ranch (Susan C. Schena)

Featured Event: Knott’s Berry Farm July 3rd & 4th Fireworks 2021: Buena Park

  • When: Saturday, July 3rd at 9:00 p.m.
  • What: Fourth of July Fireworks & All-Day Entertainment Saturday & Sunday, July 3-4, 2021 – 9 p.m. Knott’s Berry Farm, 8039 Beach Blvd., Buena Park, CA From Knott’s Berry Farm: “If America’s founding fathers had chosen a spot to celebrate after signing the Declaration of Inde… Learn More
Featured Event: Knott’s Berry Farm July 3rd & 4th Fireworks 2021: Buena Park (Susan C. Schena)

FREE groceries and support services

  • When: Saturday, July 3rd at 9:00 a.m.
  • Where: El Toro High School
  • What: Free food!! All are welcomed. Bring a friend or family member.Food typically includes protein, produce, dairy and bread. Look for us on Tuesdays and two Saturdays a month in the Lake Forest area.  Learn More

Featured Event: The Connection OC Fair

  • When: Sunday, July 4th at 11:00 a.m.
  • Where: The Connection Church
  • What: Join us for The Connection OC Fair, designed with the entire family in mind! The fair will include a 25 foot rock wall, race cars, basketball shootout, high striker, toddler playland, bounce houses, cotton candy, popcorn, face painting, live music, performances, sack races, an… Learn More
Featured Event: The Connection OC Fair(Kathleen Bratun)

Featured Event: July 4th Surf City Run, Parade, Fireworks 2021: Huntington Beach

  • When: Sunday, July 4th at 6:30 a.m.
  • What: Huntington Beach’s “Surf City Dreamin'” 4th of July Celebration Home & Business Decorating Contest: Submissions due June 30, 2021, Huntington Beach, CA Surf City Run 5K: July 4, 2021, 6:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m., Central Park,18381 Goldenwest St., Huntington Beach, CA Parade: C… Learn More
Featured Event: July 4th Surf City Run, Parade, Fireworks 2021: Huntington Beach (Susan C. Schena)

Featured Event: July 4th Parade, Fest & Fireworks 2021: Anaheim Hills

  • When: Sunday, July 4th at 7:00 a.m.
  • What: Fourth of July Firecracker 5K/10K Run/Walk, Yankee Doodle Dog Show, Patriotic Parade & Peralta Park Fireworks Sunday, July 4, 2021 – Anaheim Hills, CA Firecracker 5K/10K Run: 7 a.m. Begins on Santa Ana Canyon and Imperial in front of Canyon High School Yankee Doodle Dog S… Learn More
Featured Event: July 4th Parade, Fest & Fireworks 2021: Anaheim Hills (Susan C. Schena)

Featured Event: July 4th Red, White & Blue 5K 2021: Angel Stadium, Anaheim

  • When: Sunday, July 4th at 8:00 a.m.
  • What: 4th of July-Red, White, & Blue 5K Or Brew Sunday, July 4, 2021 – 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. Angel Stadium, 2000 East Gene Autry Way, Anaheim, CA From organizers: “Hear FIFE n DRUMS! Kick of your 4th of July in a Healthy way. Race, run, jog, or walk SO CAL’s BEST THEMED 4th of July … Learn More
Featured Event: July 4th Red, White & Blue 5K 2021: Angel Stadium, Anaheim (Susan C. Schena)

Featured Event: July 4th Parade & Carnival Celebration 2021: Aliso Viejo

  • When: Sunday, July 4th at 9:00 a.m.
  • What: 4th of July Community Parade & Celebration Sunday, July 4, 2021  – 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. Aliso Viejo Ranch, 100 Park Ave., Aliso Viejo, CA From City of Aliso Viejo: “Kick off your 4th of July with your neighbors, community partners, and the City of Aliso Viejo.  “The community … Learn More
Featured Event: July 4th Parade & Carnival Celebration 2021: Aliso Viejo (Susan C. Schena)

Featured Event: July 4th Bike Parade & Festival 2021: Newport Beach

  • When: Sunday, July 4th at 9:00 a.m.
  • What: 10th Annual “4th Of July Is For Families” Bike Parade & Community Festival Sunday, July 4, 2021 – 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Channel Place Park, Newport Beach, CA From City of Newport Beach: “Join us for the 10th Annual 4th of July is for Families Newport Peninsula Bike Parade and F… Learn More
Featured Event: July 4th Bike Parade & Festival 2021: Newport Beach (Susan C. Schena)

Featured Event: Fourth Of July ‘Bike & Walk’ Parade 2021: Villa Park

  • When: Sunday, July 4th at 9:00 a.m.
  • What: Villa Park Fourth of July Parade Sunday, July 4, 2021 – 9 a.m. Starts and ends: Villa Park City Hall, 17855 Santiago Blvd., Villa Park, CA From organizers: “The Villa Park 4th of July parade will be on Sunday, July 4th.  “The parade lineup will start at 8:30 AM and the parade … Learn More
Featured Event: Fourth Of July ‘Bike & Walk’ Parade 2021: Villa Park (Susan C. Schena)

Featured Event: Newport Dunes July 4th Fest & Fireworks 2021: Newport Beach

  • When: Sunday, July 4th at 9:00 a.m.
  • What: Independence Day on the Back Bay Sunday, July 4, 2021 – 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort, 1131 Back Bay Drive, Newport Beach, CA From Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort: “Bring out the red, white, and blue for the 4th of July, as we celebrate Independence Day on t… Learn More
Featured Event: Newport Dunes July 4th Fest & Fireworks 2021: Newport Beach (Susan C. Schena)

Featured Event: July 4th Parade & Celebration 2021: Mariners Park Newport Beach

  • When: Sunday, July 4th at 10:30 a.m.
  • What: 48th Annual Mariners Park Independence Day Park & Celebration Sunday, July 4, 2021 – 10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Parade: 10:30 a.m. Celebration: 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Mariners Park, 1300 Irvine Ave., Newport Beach, CA From City of Newport Beach: “Join us for the 48th Annual Mar… Learn More
Featured Event: July 4th Parade & Celebration 2021: Mariners Park Newport Beach (Susan C. Schena)

Featured Event: July 4th Un-Parade & Scavenger Hunt 2021: Trabuco Canyon

  • When: Sunday, July 4th at 10:30 a.m.
  • What: Trabuco Canyon 4th of July Un-Parade & Reverse Parade Scavenger Hunt Sunday, July 4, 2021 – 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Trabuco Canyon, CA Entry forms at General Store. Due July 3. From the 4th of July Parade Committee: “The Trabuco Canyon 4th of July Parade Committee decide… Learn More
Featured Event: July 4th Un-Parade & Scavenger Hunt 2021: Trabuco Canyon (Susan C. Schena)

Featured Event: 4th Of July 3-Day Carnival & Fireworks 2021: San Juan Capistrano

  • When: Sunday, July 4th at 12:00 p.m.
  • What: 2021 Fourth of July Festivities: Summer Carnival, Rides, Food, Games & July 4th Fireworks Friday, July 2, 2021 – 4 p.m. – 10 p.m. Saturday, July 3, 2021 – 12 p.m. – 10 p.m. Sunday, July 4, 2021 – 12 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. (Fireworks: 9 p.m.) San Juan Capistrano Sports Park, 2… Learn More
Featured Event: 4th Of July 3-Day Carnival & Fireworks 2021: San Juan Capistrano (Susan C. Schena)

Featured Event: July 4th & Live Music 2021: Cook’s Corner, Trabuco Canyon

  • When: Sunday, July 4th at 12:00 p.m.
  • What: Fourth of July & Live Music  Sunday, July 4, 2021: Band scheduled 12 p.m. – 5 p.m. Cook’s Corner, 19152 Santiago Canyon Road, Trabuco Canyon, CA From Cook’s Corner: Typical Gypsies will perform from 12 p.m.to 5 p.m. CHECK HERE FOR UPDATES & INFO –Shutterstock image Learn More
Featured Event: July 4th & Live Music 2021: Cook’s Corner, Trabuco Canyon (Susan C. Schena)

Featured Event: July 4th Concert On Green & Fireworks 2021: Irvine: CANCELED

  • When: Sunday, July 4th at 3:00 p.m.
  • What: UPDATE: CANCELED July 4th Concert On The Green & Fireworks Sunday, July 4, 2021 – 3 p.m. – 9 p.m. Irvine High School Stadium, 4321 Walnut Ave., Irvine CA From Irvine Police Association: “Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the Irvine Police Association is abiding by the state and … Learn More
Featured Event: July 4th Concert On Green & Fireworks 2021: Irvine: CANCELED (Susan C. Schena)

Featured Event: 4th Of July Spectacular & Fireworks 2021: Yorba Linda

  • When: Sunday, July 4th at 5:00 p.m.
  • What: 4th of July Spectacular Sunday, July 4, 2021 – 5 p.m. –  9:30 p.m. Veterans Park, 4756 Valley View Ave., Yorba Linda, CA From City of Yorba Linda City Hall: “The Parks and Recreation Department is excited to bring back the 4th of July Spectacular fireworks show!  “The event wi… Learn More
4th Of July Spectacular & Fireworks 2021: Yorba Linda (Susan C. Schena)

Featured Event: Casa Romantica July 4th Fest – Members Only 2021: San Clemente

  • When: Sunday, July 4th at 6:15 p.m.
  • What: Members Only: 4th of July Celebration Sunday, July 4, 2021 – 6:15 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Casa Romantica Cultural Center and Gardens, 415 Avenida Granada, San Clemente, CA From Casa Romantica Cultural Center and Gardens: “One of our best-loved community events, the Member 4th of July… Learn More
Featured Event: Casa Romantica July 4th Fest – Members Only 2021: San Clemente (Susan C. Schena)

Featured Event: 4th Of July Concert & Fireworks 2021: Lake Forest

  • When: Sunday, July 4th at 6:30 p.m.
  • What: Fourth of July Concert & Fireworks Show Sunday, July 4, 2021 Festivities & concert: 6:30 p.m. Fireworks: 9 p.m. Lake Forest Sports Park, 28000 Rancho Pkwy., Lake Forest, CA From City of Lake Forest: “For the first time, the City of Lake Forest will be hosting a firew… Learn More
Featured Event: 4th Of July Concert & Fireworks 2021: Lake Forest (Susan C. Schena)

Featured Event: 4th Of July Fireworks & Live Music 2021: Laguna Hills

  • When: Sunday, July 4th at 6:30 p.m.
  • What: 4th of July Fireworks Show, Food Trucks & Entertainment Sunday, July 4, 2021 Band & Food Trucks: 6:30 p.m. Fireworks: 9 p.m. Laguna Hills Community Center, 25555 Alicia Pkwy., Laguna Hills, CA From Laguna Hills Community Center: “The City of Laguna Hills will have fi… Learn More
Featured Event: 4th Of July Fireworks & Live Music 2021: Laguna Hills (Susan C. Schena)

Featured Event: 4th Of July Fireworks & ‘All-American Blast’ 2021: Tustin

  • When: Sunday, July 4th at 7:00 p.m.
  • What: Fourth of July – An All-American Blast Sunday, July 4, 2021 – Confirm time with organizers Tustin High School, 1171 El Camino Real, Tustin, CA From City of Tustin and Tustin Parks and Recreation: “Join us as we honor our great country, and light up the Tustin skies! “Things ar… Learn More
Featured Event: 4th Of July Fireworks & ‘All-American Blast’ 2021: Tustin (Susan C. Schena)

Featured Event: July 4th Elton John Tribute & Fireworks 2021: Irvine

  • When: Sunday, July 4th at 8:00 p.m.
  • What: Fourth of July Elton John Tribute, Pacific Symphony & Fireworks Sunday, July 4, 2021 – 8 p.m. FivePoint Amphitheatre, 14800 Chinon, Irvine, CA From Pacific Symphony, Live Nation Concerts and FivePoint Amphitheatre: “‘Your Song.’ ‘Rocket Man.’ ‘Goodbye Yellow Brick Road.’ T… Learn More
Featured Event: July 4th Elton John Tribute & Fireworks 2021: Irvine (Susan C. Schena)

Featured Event: 4th Of July Fireworks 2021: Doheny State Beach, Dana Point

  • When: Sunday, July 4th at 9:00 p.m.
  • What: 4th Of July Fireworks 2021 Sunday, July 4, 2021 – 9 p.m. Doheny State Beach, 25300 Dana Point Harbor Drive, Dana Point, CA From City of Dana Point: “The BEST Southern California fireworks display is back with a BANG!  “Join us on Sunday, July 4th at 9:00pm to view this incred… Learn More
Featured Event: 4th Of July Fireworks 2021: Doheny State Beach, Dana Point (Susan C. Schena)

Featured Event: July 4th Fireworks Display 2021: San Clemente Pier

  • When: Sunday, July 4th at 9:00 p.m.
  • What: July 4th Fireworks Display Sunday, July 4, 2021 – 9 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. San Clemente Municipal Pier, 622 Avenida Del Mar, San Clemente, CA From City of San Clemente: Thank you for celebrating America’s Independence Day with us! When visiting on July 4th, please be advised of the … Learn More
Featured Event: July 4th Fireworks Display 2021: San Clemente Pier (Susan C. Schena)

Featured Event: 4th Of July Fireworks Spectacular 2021: Mission Viejo

  • When: Sunday, July 4th at 9:00 p.m.
  • What: Fourth of July Fireworks Spectacular Sunday, July 4, 2021 – 9 p.m. Marty Russo Youth Athletic Park, 22056 Olympiad Road, Mission Viejo, CA – But park will be closed to public. Viewing elsewhere. See below. From Mission Viejo Activities Committee: “Mission Viejo Activities Comm… Learn More
Featured Event: 4th Of July Fireworks Spectacular 2021: Mission Viejo (Susan C. Schena)

Featured Event: July 4th Fireworks 2021: Santa Ana: UPDATE: CANCELED

  • When: Sunday, July 4th at 9:00 p.m.
  • What: UPDATE: CANCELED Fourth Of July Celebration & Fireworks Saturday, July 4  2021  Santa Ana, CA From City of Santa Ana: “Unfortunately our Fourth of July celebration has been canceled this year and will resume again in 2022.” INFO HERE –Image via Rick Uldricks Learn More
Featured Event: July 4th Fireworks 2021: Santa Ana: UPDATE: CANCELED (Susan C. Schena)

Featured Event: 4th Of July Fireworks 2021: Laguna Beach

  • When: Sunday, July 4th at 9:00 p.m.
  • What: Fourth of July Fireworks Celebration Sunday, July 4, 2021 – Approximately 9 p.m. Monument Point, Heisler Park, 375 Cliff Drive, Laguna Beach, CA From City of Laguna Beach: “The City of Laguna Beach is anticipating large crowds for the July 4th holiday and is requesting the pub… Learn More
Featured Event: 4th Of July Fireworks 2021: Laguna Beach (Susan C. Schena)

Featured Event: Disneyland July 4th Fireworks 2021: Anaheim

  • When: Sunday, July 4th at 9:30 p.m.
  • What: Disneyland Summer Fireworks: Mickey’s Mix Magic  Beginning: Sunday, July 4, 2021 To continue nightly throughout the summer Park hours: 8 a.m. – 10 p.m. – (Hours may vary) Fireworks generally start about 9:30 p.m. Disneyland, 1313 Disneyland Drive, Anaheim, CA From Shawn Slat… Learn More
Featured Event: Disneyland July 4th Fireworks 2021: Anaheim (Susan C. Schena)

Classic & Speciality 4th of July Patriotic Car Parade

  • When: Sunday, July 4th at 9:00 a.m.
  • Where: Montbury/Normandale/ Pittsford/Midcrest Dr
  • What: When: Sunday July 4th, parade begins at 9 am What: 70+ classic & speciality cars will be parading through our neighborhood decked out in patriotic style! So wave your flags and kick off your 4th of July with the “Just Having Fun” Car Group.” Where:  Click on the link bel… Learn More

Featured Event: Stars Wars Art Camp by Little Brushes at Pinot’s Palette

  • When: Monday, July 5th at 9:30 a.m.
  • Where: Pinot’s Palette
  • What: Looking for a fun and creative camp for your budding artist this Summer? Then Little Brushes art camps are perfect for your child. Our art camps are fun and taught by our talented instructors. No Art experience required.  For the week of July 5th to July 9th the theme is Star … Learn More
Featured Event: Stars Wars Art Camp by Little Brushes at Pinot’s Palette (Pinots)

Featured Event: Vacation Bible School Day Camp 2021

  • When: Monday, July 5th at 1:00 p.m.
  • Where: The Connection Church
  • What: This summer your children can discover God in a unique and fun-filled day camp style Vacation Bible School, with interactive stories, games, crafts, science and snacks. Designed for ages 3 – 6th grade. Monday through Friday from 1:00-3:30PM. (Come for as many days as you can)… Learn More
Featured Event: Vacation Bible School Day Camp 2021 (Kathleen Bratun)

Featured Event: ‘Garden Sprites’ Preschool Dance Class 2021: Sherman Gardens

  • When: Wednesday, July 7th at 10:00 a.m.
  • What: ‘Garden Sprites’ Preschool Dance Class Four-week course: Wednesdays, July 7, 14, 21 & 28, 2021 – 10 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Sherman Library & Gardens, 2647 E. Coast Hwy., Corona del Mar, CA From Sherman Library and Gardens: “Sign your little ones up for a four-week creativ… Learn More
Featured Event: ‘Garden Sprites’ Preschool Dance Class 2021: Sherman Gardens (Susan C. Schena)

See all the local events posted by your neighbors, or add your own, on the Lake Forest Patch community calendar.

Editor’s note: This article was automatically generated based on event information mainly provided by community members. Patch has not independently verified most of this information, always check with organizers to confirm posted events are proceeding as planned. Click on any event in the list for more details. You can also reach out to [email protected] with any questions or other feedback about this article.