5 SoCal Events You Can’t Miss This June

Published on June 7, 2024
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Summer is here, and Southern California is coming alive with fun activities and events all month long. For whatever vibe you are chasing this summer, there is sure to be an upcoming event for you. 


626 Night Market | Costa Mesa

When: June 7 – 9

Where: OC Fair & Event Center – OC Promenade and Lot I/G



There is no better way to kick off summer than attending the 626 Night Market. Indulge in an array of Instagram-worthy treats with plenty of new and exciting foods to try. 626 Night Market hosts the perfect blend of classic street food, eye-catching desserts and exciting twists on fan favorites. This is a popular event, so make sure to buy your tickets online. 


Sawdust Festival | Laguna Beach

When: June 28 – September 1

Where: 935 Laguna Canyon Road in Laguna



The Sawdust Festival is BACK! The Sawdust Art and Craft Festival has been a Southern California classic since its creation in the 1960s. It now hosts 180 local Laguna Beach artists and their work. Step through the archway into a quaint village dedicated to handcrafted art. Jewelry, paintings, mixed media, ceramics and glass are just a few of the mediums you will discover. When you are done, catch the free trolley and explore the rest of Laguna. 


Taste of Japan | Anaheim

When: June 21 – 23

Where: STC Anaheim Gardenwalk in Anaheim



Celebrate everything Japan at Anaheim’s Taste of Japan. With over 50 local Japanese vendors, you are sure to find your newest obsession. From ramen to sushi to mochi, taste the very best from Southern California vendors. Take a break between bites and stroll through Takumi Alley, a market filled with vendors and their art. 


Surf City Nights | Huntington Beach

When: Every Tuesday from 5 – 9 PM

Where: Downtown Huntington Beach on Main Street



What’s more summer than a farmers’ market? Every Tuesday night, Huntington Beach’s Main Street closes off traffic and comes alive with a certified farmers’ market. As the sun sets, enjoy the best of the best from local farmers, artisans and SoCal businesses as you walk down Main Street. Stock up on fresh produce for the week or grab a bite of dessert while watching the sunset.  


Farm-To-Table Cookouts at Tanaka | Irvine

Where: 5380 3/4 University Drive

When: June 29 | 11 AM – 2 PM



Enjoy a complete farm-to-table experience with Tanaka’s summer tour! Located in the heart of Irvine, Tanaka Farms is a family-owned farm growing fresh fruits and vegetables year-round. After completing a guided walking tour and harvesting your own seasonal produce, indulge in a complete farm-to-table meal of fire-grilled chicken, grilled veggies and fresh fruit.