Top 10 Things to do in Irvine in July
Smile: Expressions of Orange County
A photographic journey through O.C.’s cities and communities. Orange County Great Park Gallery includes the work of some 50 photographers.
A Summer Idyll: Picturesque Views of California
The Irvine Museum exhibit is a celebration of summer in the Golden State by California artists painting over the past 100 years.
The final season at Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre continues with July shows that include Bryan Adams, Rascal Flatts, Dixie Chicks, The Dirty Heads and Duran Duran.
Irvine Police Association Concert on the Green and Fireworks
Celebrate Independence Day at Irvine High School with this 32nd annual event featuring food trucks and live music from Derek Bordeaux Group. Tickets ($15 adults; $10 kids and seniors; cash only) may be purchased at the gate.
New Swan Shakespeare Festival
The festival at UCI’s outdoor Elizabethan theater includes “Hamlet” and “As You Like It.”
Movies on the Lawn@Great Park
Bring chairs and a picnic for the last two free outdoor movies at OC Great Park on Friday and Saturday nights, the classic “State Fair” and “Kung Fu Panda 3.” Movies begin at dusk.
The All-American Boys Chorus
Enjoy the choir at Irvine Barclay Theatre as it presents the very best of America’s rich musical heritage.
Sunday Summer Concerts
Enjoy the “sizzling” scene at Mike Ward Community Park in Woodbridge, with food trucks and country, ’80s and R&B bands, all to benefit Irvine 2/11 Marine Adoption Committee and other Irvine nonprofits.
U.S. Open of Water Polo
Enjoy a weekend of H2O excellence at William Woollett Aquatics Center, with both men’s and women’s divisions competing.
Pacific Symphony in the Cities
Enjoy a free outdoor concert featuring the Pacific Symphony, led by Music Director Carl St. Clair, at Mike Ward Community Park in Woodbridge.