Seal Beach and Orange County’s Other Cities are Exciting Places for Active People.
Throughout the Year, the Seal Beach Area Offers a Wide Variety of Fun Things to Do.
Residents and visitors of the Seal Beach area can enjoy the region’s fun events, festivals, and other activities. These offerings include everything from foot races to music concerts, art and food festivals, parades, and fireworks displays. In other words, throughout the year, Orange County offers entertaining things for just about everyone. There are seasonal events, activities for those seeking to challenge themselves physically, concerts for music lovers, festivals for art aficionados and gastronomes, and various activities appropriate for families with children. So, as you can see, there are many reasons to appreciate life in this part of Southern California.
Neat Seasonal Things to Do
Regardless of what time of the year it is, there are always festive seasonal activities for locals and tourists to experience. These help everyone get into the mood for different times of the year and present people with an opportunity to celebrate them. A few of the more notable seasonal things to do are:
The Cherry Blossom Festival - the free annual celebration of Japanese culture, during which attendees can enjoy Japanese music, dance, cultural performances, arts & crafts, and food, that usually takes place the second week of March in Huntington Beach
La Habra’s Spring Citrus Fair - free three-day fair generally held the first week of May that features a citrus market, bubble parade, thrill rides, kiddie rides, music from local bands, and delicious food
Fourth of July Fireworks Displays and Parades - occur throughout Orange County and are often free to the public
Trick or Treating on Main Street - Halloween activity during which Seal Beach’s Main Street merchants dress in costumes and greet local children
Seal Beach’s Holiday Parade - annual holiday parade during the first week of December that has creative floats, local dignitaries, and Santa
Athletic Competitions for Those Looking to Exert Themselves
If you are a fan of exercise that enjoys a good walk, foot race, or swim, Orange County has just what you need. Communities in the county, including Seal Beach, host various athletic events throughout the year. Some of these include the:
Surf City, USA Marathon & Half Marathon in Huntington Beach - Foot races along the Pacific Coast Highway, ranging from a one-mile run to a full marathon that takes place the first week of FebruaryMS Walk in Irvine - fundraising event held the first week of April (for multiple sclerosis research) that consists of entertainment, food, and a two-mile walk
Huntington Beach Pier Swim - competitive half-mile swim around Huntington Beach Pier during the second week of June that costs $25 to enter and gives awards to the top three finishers of each division
Summer of Mud Run - 5K run through muddy, wet trails and obstacles that take place in Silverado in June
Fit Expo - diverse series of fitness competitions, including those in martial arts, bodybuilding, weight lifting, and arm wrestling that is held in Anaheim in August
Concerts and Festivals for Music Lovers
Concert enthusiasts can rejoice in knowing that the Seal Beach area hosts several live music events every year. These cover a wide array of musical genres and are readily accessible to the public. A brief listing of these is:
Seal Beach’s Free Concerts by the Pier - Concerts occurring every Wednesday evening, June through August
Huntington Beach’s Like Totally Music Festival - held in May and features the music of famous 1980’s bands
Dana Point’s Doheny Blues Festival - a May festival filled with live blues music
Corona’s Baroque Music Festival - takes place the last week of June and presents live Baroque Era style music with and without vocal accompaniment
Art & Food Festivals
Those residents and visitors looking for artistic stimulation or gastronomic experiences should check out some of the many art and food festivals hosted by local communities. The most popular of these are:
Irvine’s Family Music & Arts Festival - fun, kid-focused event lasting through the first week of April
Yorba Linda’s Celebration of the Arts - a free, family-friendly event that happens the first week of June and features, among other things, paintings, photographs, ceramics, jewelry, and wood carvings
The Taste of Huntington Beach - occurs the last week of April and gives those in attendance a chance to taste local restaurant offerings
A Taste of Greece - takes place in Irvine and showcases Greek food, drink, and dance
It is always good to know what your entertainment options are. More importantly, though, you should be aware of what flood damage cleanup and restoration services are available if you ever suffer a flooding event. With this in mind, your helpful neighbors at SERVPRO of Seal Beach/Los Alamitos/Cypress want you to know that we are always here to help. Call us at (562) 431-9400 for assistance.
What Can SERVPRO Do to Help You Recover from Flood Damage?
The skilled professionals at SERVPRO have all the necessary advanced industry training and state-of-the-art tools to effectively mitigate, clean up, and restore most flood damage. Also, as a result of our expertise and equipment, we are often able to return your home to its pre-flood condition faster than other companies. Some of the particular methods and tools that make this possible are:
Using wet vacs and powerful extractors to swiftly remove standing floodwaters from your home
Employing EPA-approved methods to professionally remove hazardous, flood-related wastes
Thoroughly drying out your home’s interior with air movers, Injectidry systems, and dehumidifiers
Treating flood-affected surfaces with foggers that disperse industrial-grade antimicrobials around your residence
Tackling strong flood-related smells with powerful deodorizers.
In each of these innovative ways, our technicians work toward resolving the various problems arising from flooding events. Most times, these efforts save you time, money, and future headaches.
With all that said, it certainly pays to do your research and select the best flood damage remediation service for your particular needs. So, if flooding ever impacts your home, remember to select a quality remediator like SERVPRO of Seal Beach/Los Alamitos/Cypress. Call us at (562) 431-9400 for help.