Photo courtesy of Los Angeles County Fair
Photo courtesy of Los Angeles County Fair

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

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


Paseo Colorado
280 East Colorado Boulevard
Pasadena, CA 91101

Crossroads Riverview Park
14600 Baron Drive
Corona, CA 92880

Fountain Valley Sports Park
16400 Brookhurst St.
Fountain Valley , CA 92708

Sawdust Art Festival
935 Laguna Canyon Road
Laguna Beach, CA 92651

Shoreline Aquatic Park
200 Aquarium Way
Long Beach, CA 90802

Grand Park
200 North Grand Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Queen Mary
1126 Queens Hwy
Long Beach, CA 90802

Festival of Arts
650 Laguna Canyon Road
Laguna Beach, CA 92651

Orange County Fair & Event Center
88 Fair Drive
Costa Mesa, CA 92626

Echo Park Lake
751 Echo Park Lake
Los Angeles, CA

Camarillo Old Town, Ventura Blvd.
2400 E. Ventura Blvd.
Camarillo, CA 93010

San Clemente Pier
615 Avenida Victoria
San Clemente, CA 92672

Rainbow Lagoon
400 - 403 Shoreline Village Drive
Long Beach, CA 90802

Oak Knoll Park
5700 Orange Ave.
Cypress, CA 90630

Shoreline Aquatic Park
200 Aquarium Way
Long Beach, CA 90802

Plaza Park
500 S. C St.
Oxnard, CA 93032

Marine Stadium
5225 East Paoli Way
Long Beach, CA 90803

Ventura County Fairgrounds
10 W. Harbor Blvd.
Ventura, CA 93001

Manhattan Beach, Hermosa Beach, and Redondo Beach
Various locations
Manhattan Beach, CA 90277

El Centro - Lions Park
320 E. Erna Ave.
La Habra, CA 90631

Fountain Valley Sports Park
16400 Brookhurst St.
Fountain Valley , CA 92708

Veterans Park
4117 Overland Ave.
Culver City, CA 90230

Old Town Orange Plaza
Chapman Avenue and Glassell Street
Orange, CA 92866

Fairplex
1101 W. McKinley Ave.
Pomona, CA 91768

Downtown Hermosa Beach
Hermosa Avenue
Hermosa Beach, CA 90254

Rainbow Lagoon Park
400 Shoreline Village Drive
Long Beach, CA 90802

Ocean Institute
24200 Dana Point Harbor Drive
Dana Point, CA 92629
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