Local Events in Laguna Beach

Art Walk

First Thursday of Every Month

Join Galleries throughout Laguna Beach on the first thursday of every month for a festive cultural evening from 6 - 9 pm. Free shuttle service commences from the Laguna Art Museum and runs until 9:15 pm.

Festival of Arts

Year Round

Year-round activities including arts and crafts displays from a multitude of artists, a puppet show, a junior art exhibit and the Pageant of the Masters. California’s finest Summer art event is staged in a six-acre canyon park near the ocean in Laguna Beach.

Monthly Tasting Party

Meets the FIRST FRIDAY OF EVERY MONTH (except January) 6-9 pm

Enjoy their wines with hot food, snacks, artisan breads & cheeses. Cost: $30 per person. Drop in - no reservation required. Live music, taste their bubbly Champagne, Raspberry Sparkling, plus over 20 wines to select from.

Laguna Canyon Winery 
2133 Laguna Canyon Road 
Laguna Beach, CA 92651 USA 
949.715.9463 (Wine)

Sawdust Winter Fantasy


Over 130 Artists, many of them new to the Winter Fantasy. A wide selection of Original Arts and Crafts, many with holiday themes. Artists Demonstrations & Hands-on Workshops..

Pageant of the Masters


Presented in July and August since the early 1930's, these colorful events have won worldwide recognition. The Festival is a juried exhibit of fine, strictly original works by 160 gifted artists, while the Pageant is a spectacular stage production of living art re-creations. MORE INFORMATION.


June - August

The Art-A-Fair Festival is a community of artists which gathers every summer in Laguna Beach for what has become Southern California's fastest growing art festival. Hundreds of artists compete to be a part of this internationally juried competition each February, which this year, features 124 fine artists and master craftspeople. Many artists demonstrate and create their craft right in their booths!

Pet Parade & Chili Cook-off


Prizes awarded for best decorated booth and best chili. All proceeds to support local animal charities.

OC Restaurant Week,


The top 100 restaurants across Orange County’s vast dining landscape dish out amazing food at fantastic prices during one of Orange County’s most anticipated culinary events. From all corner’s of the county, this foodie celebration provides the opportunity to indulge in a selection of specially priced prix-fixe menus form Orange County’s best restaurants.

Festival of Whales


This special festival celebrates the round-trip migration of the California Gray Whale from Alaska to Baja and includes an art show, street fair, parade, sand sculptures whale-watching tours and sailing and rowing instruction. - See more at: http://anaheimoc.org/what-to-do/annual-festivals-and-events#sthash.7t68DTt6.dpuf