OC PARKS PRESENTS THE 2024 SUMMER CONCERT SERIES AND SUNSET CINEMA FILM SERIES

OC Parks Summer Concert Series performers include artists such as 
Sweet and Tender Hooligans, A Thousand Horses, No Duh and Ozomatli.

The County of Orange and OC Parks are excited to announce the 2024 lineup for the annual OC Parks Summer Concert Series and Sunset Cinema film series. Enjoy family-friendly entertainment under the stars at regional parks with free live music and movie screenings all summer long. All events are free to attend with free parking and food and drink options available for purchase. 

OC Parks Summer Concert Series returns with nine free outdoor concerts Thursday evenings, June 20 to Aug. 22 from 5 to 8 p.m. Enjoy live music from exceptional bands and artists at Craig Regional Park, Mason Regional Park, Irvine Regional Park, Mile Square Regional Park and Bluff Park at Salt Creek Beach.

The concert series kicks off with The Smiths and Morrissey cover band Sweet and Tender Hooligans June 20 at Craig Regional Park in Fullerton, followed by popular local and renowned artists including Mariachi Divas, Flashback Heart Attack, A Thousand Horses, No Duh, Ozomatli, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy and The FABBA Show. Jimmy’s Buffet will round out the 2024 OC Parks Summer Concert Series at Bluff Park at Salt Creek Beach. 

OC Parks Sunset Cinema film series brings the big screen to the great outdoors in your favorite regional parks with 12 free movie screenings Friday nights beginning June 7 to Aug. 30 at Craig Regional Park, Carbon Canyon Regional Park, Mason Regional Park, Yorba Regional Park, Irvine Regional Park, Laguna Niguel Regional Park and Bluff Park at Salt Creek Beach. Guests of all ages can enjoy recent blockbusters and popular classic films, complete with dynamic pre-show entertainment such as character interactions, DJ-led games and more. Cinema events begin at 6 p.m. with screenings starting after sundown, at approximately 8 p.m. 

Friday night films kick off June 7 and include Wonka (2023), The Little Rascals (1994), Migration (2023), Men in Black (1997), Trolls Band Together (2023), Barbie (2023), National Treasure (2004), Frozen II (2019), Napoleon Dynamite (2004), The Super Mario Bros. Movie (2023), 13 Going on 30 (2004) and The Goonies (1985).

“The County of Orange and OC Parks are thrilled to continue this beloved annual community tradition,” said Chairman Donald P. Wagner, Orange County Board of Supervisors. “The return of the OC Parks Summer Concert Series and Sunset Cinema promises yet another season of free, outdoor entertainment, inviting everyone to experience the joy of music and film throughout Orange County’s stunning regional parks.”

OC Parks Summer Concert Series and OC Parks Sunset Cinema film series are open to the public of all ages and free to attend with free parking. Food trucks will serve a variety of tasty food options at each event and a beer and wine garden will be available to those 21 and older. Gather your chairs, blankets, friends and family and enjoy free concerts and movie screenings this summer with OC Parks.

OC Parks Summer Concert Series

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

Date: June 20

Concert: Sweet and Tender Hooligans @ Craig Regional Park

Date: June 27

Concert: Mariachi Divas @ Craig Regional Park

*No summer concert on July 4 in observance of Independence Day.

Date: July 11

Concert: Flashback Heart Attack @ Mason Regional Park

Date: July 18

Concert: A Thousand Horses @ Irvine Regional Park

Date: July 25

Concert: No Duh, World’s Greatest Tribute to No Doubt & Gwen Stefani @ Irvine Regional Park

Date: August 1

Concert: Ozomatli @ Mile Square Regional Park

Date: August 8

Concert: Big Bad Voodoo Daddy @ Mile Square Regional Park

Date: August 15

Concert: The FABBA Show @ Bluff Park at Salt Creek Beach

Date: August 22

Concert: Jimmy’s Buffet @ Bluff Park at Salt Creek Beach

OC Parks Sunset Cinema

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

Date: June 7

Movie: Wonka (2023) @ Craig Regional Park

Date: June 14

Movie: The Little Rascals (1994) @ Craig Regional Park

Date: June 21

Movie: Migration (2023) @ Carbon Canyon Regional Park

Date: June 28

Movie: Men in Black (1997) @ Carbon Canyon Regional Park

*No cinema event on July 5 in observance of Independence Day weekend.

Date: July 12

Movie: Trolls Band Together (2023) @ Mason Regional Park

Date: July 19

Movie: Barbie (2023) @ Yorba Regional Park

Date: July 26

Movie: National Treasure (2004) @ Yorba Regional Park

Date: August 2

Movie: Frozen II (2019) @ Irvine Regional Park

Date: August 9

Movie: Napoleon Dynamite (2004) @ Irvine Regional Park

Date: August 16

Movie: The Super Mario Bros. Movie (2023) @ Laguna Niguel Regional Park

Date: August 23

Movie: 13 Going on 30 (2004) @ Laguna Niguel Regional Park

Date: August 30

Movie: The Goonies (1985) @ Bluff Park at Salt Creek Beach

Credit: OC Parks.

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