Summer concerts are always a highlight of the summer season, but having to leave your beloved pooch at home can be quite a downer. For those who want to treat their best friend to an evening of music, here are some dog-friendly summer concerts that you can attend.
Brea Concerts in the Park
Located in Brea’s historic City Hall Park, the Concerts in the Park series is held every evening from July to August, and is not only family-friendly, but dog-friendly too. The line-up for this year features everything from pop and dance music to swing and country, so you are bound to be able to find an event that you will enjoy. Vendors selling sandwiches and cold drinks are on-site, but guests are also encouraged to bring their own picnics and blankets, and make themselves comfortable on the lawn.
Huntington Beach Concert Band Summer Series
The HB Concert Band Summer Series is held each Sunday during the summer, beginning this year on the 25th of June. Located in Huntington Beach Central Park, the series runs for eleven weeks, and features a number of different musical acts, from fiery Latin bands to toe-tapping jazz performances. Their summer line-up can be found on their website, so do check this out so that you can pick the events that appeal to you the most.
Summer Concert Series in the Park, Buena Park
Held at Henry Boisseranc Park for the past 30 years, Buena Park’s Summer Concert Series in the Park features six performances each summer. This is a series that hosts a number of popular tribute acts, from the Beatles to Santana to Bruno Mars, so you are likely to recognize most of the tunes. In addition to bringing your dogs to this event, these are also concerts that children will enjoy, as there are several interactive activities that they can take part in, including a dedicated reading village, where they will be able to choose a book to take home.
Music and Movies Event Series, Los Alamitos
The Music and Movies Event Series in Los Alamitos runs from June to August on Saturday nights, with six events available for the public to attend. Starting at 6:30pm, the events begin with live music performances, and are followed up with an outdoor movie. There are also plenty of other activities taking place here, from raffles to children’s games, as well as several food trucks in attendance for when you start to feel peckish.
Newport Beach Concerts in the Park
Held on the Civic Green at the Newport Beach Civic Center, the Concerts in the Park Series is held every Sunday from 6-7:30pm. From classic rock to R&B, the musical genres that you will hear here are diverse, and the gourmet food trucks parked around the green make the experience even more enjoyable.
Attending summer concerts with your dogs will no doubt make the event even more enjoyable. However, do not forget to keep your dog’s needs in mind, bringing along some water, bowls and snacks, so that your dog can join in on all of the picnic fun.