27 Festivals and Fairs: Must-Do Fun for Summer in LA and Orange County

Photo courtesy of Los Angeles County Fair
Things To Do: Summer Carnivals, Street Fairs, Art Festivals, Food Fests, Surf and Boat Events

What's summer without a good festival? And what's LA without at least 25 of them? We've pulled together more than 25 of the best summer festivals in Los Angeles and Orange County, from June through September. Whether it's celebrating community or something more specific—like salsa or lobster!—fairs and festivals are an essential part of a Southern California summer. Here's our guide to help your family make summer plans to bond over fried food, carnival rides, art, boats, and lots of outdoor music