OC Parks 2021 Summer Concert + Sunset Cinema Film Series

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The County of Orange and OC Parks just announced the return of their annual OC Parks Summer Concert Series and Sunset Cinema film series. All events will include free parking with food and drink available for purchase. You’ll want to pack things like your own beach chairs that recline or a picnic blanket to sit on. There are (10) free outdoor concerts Thursday evenings, June 24 – August 26 from 5 – 8 pm, and (13) free movie screenings June 18 – September 10. You can view the schedule below to start saving the dates! Spend summer evenings in a family-friendly environment with free live music and movie screenings at parks across Orange County. OC Parks Summer Concert Series and OC Parks Sunset Cinema film series are entirely outdoors and will be held in accordance with the most current guidance from State and local health agencies. All events are open to the public of all ages and free to attend with free parking. Food trucks and booths will be available for delicious bites and beverages. Gather friends and family and enjoy free concerts and movie screenings this summer with OC Parks.

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OC Parks Summer Concert Series

Thursday nights, 5 p.m. (Event starts at 5 p.m., live music begins at 6 p.m.)

OC Parks Summer Concert Series returns with free outdoor concerts on Thursday evenings beginning June 24 from 5 – 8 p.m. You will be able to enjoy live music under the summer sky at Craig Regional Park, Mason Regional Park, Irvine Regional Park, Mile Square Regional Park and Bluff Park at Salt Creek Beach. 

  • Date: June 24 Concert: Flashback Heart Attack @ Craig Regional Park
  • Date: July 1 Concert: Uptown Funk @ Craig Regional Park
  • Date: July 8 Concert: Surf’s Up @ Mason Regional Park
  • Date: July 15 Concert: The Fenians @ Mason Regional Park
  • Date: July 22 Concert: Queen Nation @ Irvine Regional Park
  • Date: July 29 Concert: Tijuana Dogs @ Irvine Regional Park
  • Date: August 5 Concert: Big Bad Voodoo Daddy @ Mile Square Regional Park 
  • Date: August 12 Concert: Sweet and Tender Hooligans @ Mile Square Regional Park 
  • Date: August 19 Concert: Family Style @ Bluff Park at Salt Creek Beach
  • Date: August 26 Concert: Donavon Frankenreiter @ Bluff Park at Salt Creek Beach

OC Parks Sunset Cinema Movie Series

Friday nights, 6 p.m. (Event starts at 6 p.m., movie begins at sunset)

OC Parks Sunset Cinema film series brings family-friendly movies to the big screen at regional parks on Friday nights starting June 18. Enjoy a screening under the stars at Craig Regional Park, Carbon Canyon Regional Park, Yorba Regional Park, Mason Regional Park, Irvine Regional Park, Laguna Niguel Regional Park, and Bluff Park at Salt Creek Beach. Guests of all ages are invited to enjoy recent favorites and popular classics throughout the summer. The event sites open at 6 p.m. and the movies begin at approximately 8 p.m. after sundown. 

  1. Date: June 18 Movie: The Never Ending Story (1984) @ Craig Regional Park
  2. Date: June 25 Movie: How to Train Your Dragon (2010) @ Carbon Canyon Regional Park
  3. Date: July 2 Movie: Independence Day (1996) @ Carbon Canyon Regional Park
  4. Date: July 9 Movie: Dolittle (2020) @ Yorba Regional Park 
  5. Date: July 16 Movie: The Sandlot (1993) @ Yorba Regional Park 
  6. Date: July 23 Movie: Toy Story 4 (2019) @ Mason Regional Park 
  7. Date: July 30 Movie: Willow (1988) @ Mason Regional Park
  8. Date: August 6 Movie: The Lion King (2019) @ Irvine Regional Park 
  9. Date: August 13 Movie: The Mighty Ducks (1992) @ Irvine Regional Park 
  10. Date: August 20 Movie: Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (2019) @ Laguna Niguel Regional Park
  11. Date: August 27 Movie: Hook (1991) Laguna Niguel Regional Park
  12. Date: September 3 Movie: Dolphin Tale (2011) @ Bluff Park at Salt Creek Beach
  13. Date: September 10 Movie: The Little Mermaid (1989) @ Bluff Park at Salt Creek Beach

“The County of Orange and OC Parks are thrilled to be able to present the summer concert and movie series in person once again,” said Supervisor Andrew Do, Chairman of the Orange County Board of Supervisors. “These concert and movie events provide a wonderful opportunity for people of all ages to come enjoy entertainment in a beautiful, outdoor setting.”

OC Parks manages nearly 60,000 acres of parks, historical and coastal facilities and open space for the County of Orange as part of OC Community Resources. The OC Parks Summer Concert Series and OC Parks Sunset Cinema film series are free to attend, with free parking and open to the public of all ages. Food trucks will be serving at each location and a beer and wine garden will be available to those 21 and over. For more information, please visit their website at www.ocparks.com.

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