A Guide to Summer Fun: Top Attractions in Southern California
Summer is coming up, and if you’re wondering how to spend it, we’ve got ideas. When you live in one of our Southern California communities, you can enjoy easy access to unique and exciting events that you’ll never forget. Continue reading to learn what adventures await close by our neighborhoods in Orange County, Los Angeles, Ventura, and the Inland Empire.
Get Inked In Ventura
If you live in one of our neighborhoods at Del Sol, you’ll want to check out the 5th Annual Seaside Tattoo Show at Ventura Fairgrounds. This 3-day event, taking place from June 9th to the 11th, will include over 100 world-renowned artists, live tattooing and piercing, and live entertainment. Best of all, the show is family-friendly, and has many activities for the little ones, such as an arts booth, Henna tattoos, and face painting. Get your tickets today!
Rock on in Yorba Linda
Enjoy your weekend on a high note when you live at Saffron in Yorba Linda. Throughout the summer, from July 16th to August 20th, the City will be hosting free concerts at Hurless Barton Park. Head down every week to see a new local band take the stage and wow you with their unique musical abilities, from your favorite 90’s hits to a tribute to Fleetwood Mac! Be sure to pack a picnic dinner, and bring along a lawn chair or blanket, to enhance your concert-going experience.
Surfing Madness in Huntington Beach
Our townhomes at Cameron Lane offer easy access to Huntington Beach, where you can experience the U.S. Open of Surfing! Taking place from July 29th to August 6th, this is one of the world’s premiere surfing events, and promises to be an unforgettable affair. We recommend you come early to secure the best viewing spot, whether in the stadium seats, on the beachfront area, or even on the Huntington Beach Pier. In addition to the competition, this event is full of street performers, outdoor activities, and more!
To Be or Not to Be in Mission Viejo?
Do something different this summer at Neo at Mission Foothills. This year, Shakespeare by the Sea, a non-profit organization dedicated to making theatre accessible to all, will be showing “Hamlet” in Mission Viejo on Wednesday, July 19th, at 7 PM. Bring blankets, beach chairs, and your whole family to Murray Community Center to watch a live performance of Shakespeare’s tragic masterpiece. This unique experience is sure to give you a newfound appreciation for theatre, and inspire you to attend and read more of Shakespeare’s other works. Pro-Tip: It can get chilly, so be sure to dress warmly!
Appreciate the Arts in Torrance
Celebrate all things art at TOCApalooza on June 24th at the Torrance Cultural Arts Center! Only a quick drive away from The Foundry in Redondo Beach, this day-long festival will surely spark your creativity and imagination. Watch everything from music to powerful dance on one of three entertainment stages, check out the juried exhibit full of art from up-and-coming artists, shop local and regional vendors for unique gifts, and enjoy a delicious selection of food and drinks.
Groove in Ontario
Whether you live at Olive or Oleander, you’ll have a great time at the nearby Silent Disco! Here, you can dance like you would at any other party, but you will be wearing headphones, so you control the music and volume. All headphones will have color-coded lights to specify which station each person is grooving to. If you see someone dancing to a station you love, don’t hesitate to reach out and make friends in the process.
Experience exciting events all year long when you live in a Shea home. Check out our neighborhoods and contact a Community Representative to learn more.
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