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OC PARKS PRESENTS THE 2022 SUMMER CONCERT SERIES AND SUNSET CINEMA FILM SERIES

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Celebrate summertime outdoors with 10 free concerts + 12 free movie screenings at OC Parks June 17 – September 2.

(Orange County, Calif.) – 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.

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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

 

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OC Parks

OC Parks manages nearly 60,000 acres of parks, historical and coastal facilities and open space for the County of Orange as part of OC Community Resources. http://www.ocparks.com