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OC Parks presents the 2022 Summer Concert Series and Sunset Cinema film series

The County of Orange and OC Parks are pleased to present the annual OC Parks Summer Concert Series and Sunset Cinema film series. Enjoy summer nights at regional parks with free live music and movie screenings in a family-friendly atmosphere. All events will include free parking with food and drink available for purchase.

OC Parks Summer Concert Series returns with 10 free outdoor concerts on Thursday evenings, June 23 – August 25 from 5 – 8 p.m. 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.

The concert series kicks off with Ozomatli on June 23 at Craig Regional Park in Fullerton, followed by popular local and renowned touring artists including Donavon Frankenreiter, Yachty by Nature, DSB, The Aquabats, Uptown Funk, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, Sweet and Tender Hooligans, and Tijuana Dogs. Featured in Rolling Stone as one of “10 New Artists You Need to Know,” The New Respects will close out the 2022 OC Parks Summer Concert Series with a performance at Bluff Park at Salt Creek Beach.

OC Parks Sunset Cinema film series brings the big screen to your favorite regional parks. Twelve free movie screenings will take place Friday nights from June 17 – September 2 around sunset at Craig Regional Park, Carbon Canyon 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 favorites and popular classics with pre-show entertainment beginning at 6 p.m. and show times at approximately 8 p.m. after sundown.

Friday night films kick off on June 17 and include Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017), The Princess Bride (1987), Encanto (2021), The Mummy (1999), Onward (2020), Mean Girls (2004), Jungle Cruise (2021), The School of Rock (2003), Raya and the Last Dragon (2021), Back to the Future (1985), Luca (2021) and Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003).

“The County of Orange and OC Parks are excited to bring another year of exceptional entertainment to the community,” said Doug Chaffee, Chairman of the Orange County Board of Supervisors. “Enjoying a free concert or movie with friends and family is a great opportunity for visitors of all ages to experience our parks across the county.”

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 be serving at each location and a beer and wine garden will be available to those 21 and over. Gather 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 23
Concert: Ozomatli @ Craig Regional Park

Date: June 30
Concert: Donavon Frankenreiter @ Craig Regional Park

Date: July 7
Concert: Yachty by Nature @ Mason Regional Park

Date: July 14
Concert: DSB @ Mason Regional Park

Date: July 21
Concert: The Aquabats @ Irvine Regional Park

Date: July 28
Concert: Uptown Funk @ Irvine Regional Park

Date: August 4
Concert: Big Bad Voodoo Daddy @ Mile Square Regional Park

Date: August 11
Concert: Sweet and Tender Hooligans @ Mile Square Regional Park

Date: August 18
Concert: Tijuana Dogs @ Bluff Park at Salt Creek Beach

Date: August 25
Concert: The New Respects @ 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 17
Movie: Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017) @ Craig Regional Park

Date: June 24
Movie: The Princess Bride (1987) @ Craig Regional Park

Date: July 1
Movie: Encanto (2021) @ Carbon Canyon Regional Park

Date: July 8
Movie: The Mummy (1999) @ Carbon Canyon Regional Park

Date: July 15
Movie: Onward (2020) @ Yorba Regional Park

Date: July 22
Movie: Mean Girls (2004) @ Yorba Regional Park

Date: July 29
Movie: Jungle Cruise (2021) @ Irvine Regional Park

Date: August 5
Movie: The School of Rock (2003) @ Irvine Regional Park

Date: August 12
Movie: Raya and the Last Dragon (2021) @ Laguna Niguel Regional Park

Date: August 19
Movie: Back to the Future (1985) @ Laguna Niguel Regional Park

Date: August 26
Movie: Luca (2021) @ Bluff Park at Salt Creek Beach

Date: September 2
Movie: Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003) @ Bluff Park at Salt Creek Beach

This article was released by OC Parks.