Before you make your holiday weekend plans, check out our list of what-to-do & where-to-go this 4th of July in Orange County…

Saturday, July 3rd:

* Anaheim: Disneyland’s “Celebrate America! A Fourth of July Concert in the Sky,” 9:30pm.
* Anaheim Hills 4th of July Celebration: 5/10K Run & 2K Walk, Pancake Breakfast, Dog Show at Canyon High School. Food & Game Booths, Parade, Entertainment & fireworks (at 9pm) at Peralta Park: 115 N. Pinney, Anaheim.
* Brea 31st Annual Country Fair: 7am -4:30pm at City Hall Park, 301 S. Brea Blvd. Admission is FREE. Pancake breakfast, live entertainment, kiddie parade, food, exhibits, Jr. Idol contest, teen fun area & Market Place craft area. Swimming at the Plunge begins at 11am for $1.
* Lake Forest Pancake breakfast, 5K & Parade

Sunday, July 4th:

* Anaheim: Disneyland’s “Celebrate America! A Fourth of July Concert in the Sky,” 9:30pm.
* Aliso Viejo 4th of July: Live Entertainment, Bounce Houses, Face Painting, Arts & Crafts and Low Level fireworks at dusk, Grand Park, 6 – 9:30pm.
* Cypress, Los Alamitos, Rossmoor & Seal Beach 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular: 11200 Lexington Dr., Los Alamitos, FREE admission & parking, food, entertainment & fireworks. Gates open at 4pm.
* Dana Point Independence Day Fireworks Extravaganza: Take advantage fo the FREE shuttles & head to Doheny State Beach, 25300 Dana Point Harbor Dr., Dana Point. Day long festivities & fireworks at 9pm. Watching from home? Be sure to tune your radio to KSBR 88.5FM.
* Dana Wharf Fireworks Cruises: Watch the fireworks from the water… dinner & fireworks or fireworks only cruises available.
* Fullerton 4th of July Festival & Fireworks Show: Fullerton High School Stadium, from 5 pm – 9:30 pm. Live music, games, food & fireworks.
* Huntington Beach 4th of July Parade & Pier Festival: 5K Run, Pancake Breakfast, Parade, Pier Festival & fireworks.
* Irvine Fourth of July Citywide Picnic & Concert Celebration: Pack a picnic lunch & head to Bill Barber Park, Deerfield Park, Northwood Park, Turtle Rock Park or University Park for old fashioned games & activities. From 11am – 1pm the FireHouse Stompers will be performing at Bill Barber Park.
* Irvine Concert on the Green & Fireworks Festival: Irvine High School. Live bands, concession stands, balloon jumpers, face painting, games & fireworks, gates open at 3pm.
* Ladera Ranch: Community parade, live music, fun activities, food & fireworks (at 9:15pm).
* Laguna Hills Fourth of July Celebration: Laguna Hills Community Center & Sports Complex. Fun, food, carnival rides, live music, patriotic crafts and fireworks.
* Laguna Niguel 4th of July Fair: Crown Valley Community Park, 29751 Crown Valley Pkwy., Laguna Niguel. 5K run, 10K run/walk & children’s races. Pancake breakfast, free swim & fireworks (9pm at Laguna Niguel Regional Park)
* La Habra 4th of July Celebration: La Habra High School Stadium. Games, food, activities & fireworks.
* Mission Viejo Fourth of July Street Faire & Fireworks: Olympiad & Marguerite, Mission Viejo. Food, games & fireworks.
* Newport Dunes Fireworks Extravaganza: Family fun, bounce houses, Velcro wall, bungee run, giant slide, food & fireworks. Cost $35 per car.
Newport Beach 4th of July Parade & Firework Cruises: During the “Fireworks Cruise” (7-9:30pm), you’ll spend the first hour cruising through the beautiful Newport Harbor. After sunset you will have a front row seat to one of the largest 4th of July fireworks displays.
* San Clemente July 4th Fireworks: San Clemente Pier, fireworks 9pm.
* San Juan Capistrano 4th of July Celebration: San Juan Capistrano Sports Park, 25925 Camino Del Avion, San Juan Capistrano. Live music, exhibit & food booths, demonstrations, rides & fireworks.
* Tustin July 4th Celebration: Tustin High School, 1171 El Camino Real, Tustin. Entertainment & fireworks.
* Yorba Linda 4th of July Spectacular: Veterans Park, 4756 Valley View St., Yorba Linda. Food, music, games and a fantastic fireworks show.

xoxo, K
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