Special Events

Calendar of Events

June



Fountain Valley Summerfest 
Location: Fountain Valley Sports Park 
16400 Brookhurst, Fountain Valley 
Date: June 22 – 25, 2017 
4 Day festival with live music, food, carnival rides. No charge to enter festival. There is a parking fee.  Open to the public. For more information click here.

60th Anniversary Fireworks Show
Location: Fountain Valley Sports Park 
16400 Brookhurst, Fountain Valley 
Date: June 23, 2017   8 pm ( when dark)
In celebration of the City Of Fountain Valley's 60th Anniversary, a fireworks show will be taking place at Summerfest.  A VIP Fireworks Cocktail and Viewing Party will be taking place from 7 pm to 9 pm. Speical VIP Fireworks viewing area. Tickets are available through FV Community Foundation.

Fountain Valley Classic Car and Truck Show
Location: Fountain Valley Sports Park 
16400 Brookhurst, Fountain Valley 
Date: June 24, 2017
Time: 7:00am – 3:00pm 
Sponsored by The Fountain Valley Community Foundation
Over 200 classic cars and trucks. Free entrance. Open to the public.  Parking fee. For more information click here.

60th Anniversary Parade
Location: Begins Magnolia/Heil. End at Summerfest - Fountain Valley Sports Park 
16400 Brookhurst, Fountain Valley 
Date: June 24, 2017   9 am
Local non-profits, groups and businesses will be parading down Heil to celebrate the 60th Anniversary of the City of Fountain Valley. 


Senior Expo 
Location: The Center at Founders Village Senior and Community Center 
17967 Bushard Street, Fountain Valley 
Date: June 27, 2017
Time: 9:30am – Noon 
This is the Senior Centers largest fundraiser as the sponsor’s contributions benefit senior services in Fountain Valley.  The event includes vendors from all areas relating to senior needs and services. A complimentary lunch is provided with many give-a-ways and prizes for attendees. The event is at no cost to all participants; please register at The Centers Reception Desk beginning May 1st. 

Senior Center Independence Day Celebration
Location: The Center at Founders Village Senior and Community Center 
17967 Bushard Street, Fountain Valley 
Date: June 29, 2017
Time: 11:30am
For senior participants 55 years and older.  Tickets are $7 each and must be pre-purchased at the Reception Desk. Tickets go on sale six weeks prior to the event date. The event is very popular and sells out quickly. We recommend getting your tickets ASAP. They must be purchased in person at The Center, 17967 Bushard Street.


July



Concerts in the Park – Fountain Valley Live!
Featuring: The 80z Allstars  
Big hair, bright colors, rock, funk and good times galore.
Location: Fountain Valley Recreation Center & Sports Park 
16400 Brookhurst, Fountain Valley 
Dates: July 6, 2017
Time: 6:00pm – 8:00pm 
It would not be a Summer in Fountain Valley without the amazing Fountain Valley Live Concerts in the Park series.  The concerts are a family, fun, and free event to the public.  Fountain Valley is a Nice Place to Rock every Thursday in July beginning at 6pm at the Recreation Center and Sports Park, 16400 Brookhurst Street

Concerts in the Park – Fountain Valley Live!
Featuring: Stone Soul 
Classic Soul hits and timeless Motown favorites. 
Location: Fountain Valley Recreation Center & Sports Park 
16400 Brookhurst, Fountain Valley 
Dates: July 13, 2017
Time: 6:00pm – 8:00pm 
It would not be a Summer in Fountain Valley without the amazing Fountain Valley Live Concerts in the Park series.  The concerts are a family, fun, and free event to the public.  Fountain Valley is a Nice Place to Rock every Thursday in July beginning at 6pm at the Recreation Center and Sports Park, 16400 Brookhurst Street.

Concerts in the Park – Fountain Valley Live!
Featuring: Queen Nation
Pays homage to the vintage age of Queen Rock and Roll concerts.
Location: Fountain Valley Recreation Center & Sports Park 
16400 Brookhurst, Fountain Valley 
Dates: July 20, 2017
Time: 6:00pm – 8:00pm 
It would not be a Summer in Fountain Valley without the amazing Fountain Valley Live Concerts in the Park series.  The concerts are a family, fun, and free event to the public.  Fountain Valley is a Nice Place to Rock every Thursday in July beginning at 6pm at the Recreation Center and Sports Park, 16400 Brookhurst Street.

Concerts in the Park – Fountain Valley Live and And Business Expo!
featuring: Desperado
A tribute to The Eagles 
Location: Fountain Valley Recreation Center & Sports Park 
16400 Brookhurst, Fountain Valley 
Dates: July 27, 2017
Time: Concert 6:00pm8:00pm   Business expo begins at 5 pm.
Fountain Valley chamber of Commerce – Business Expo
It would not be a Summer in Fountain Valley without the amazing Fountain Valley Live Concerts in the Park series.  The concerts are a family, fun, and free event to the public.  Fountain Valley is a Nice Place to Rock every Thursday in July beginning at 6pm at the Recreation Center and Sports Park, 16400 Brookhurst Street.


August


Movies in the Park 
The Little Mermaid
Location: FV Recreation Center & Sports Park, 16400 Brookhurst St. FV  
Dates: August 1, 2017 *National Night Out 
Festivities start at 6 pm, Movie begins at dusk
Bring your family/friends and prepare to have a blast with your community.  Bring blankets and chairs and come join in all the festivities!  There will be food trucks, games, a family-friendly movie and a costume contest! The winner of the costume contest will receive a new bike! We look forward to you joining us as we travel around the world one movie at a time!  

Dance for Adults with Disabilities 
Location: Fountain Valley Recreation Center
16400 Brookhurst Street, Fountain Valley  714-839-8611
Date: August 4 2017
Time: 7:00pm-9:00pm
For Adult with disabilities. Call for more information.

Great Fountain Valley Campout
Location: Fountain Valley Sports Park 
16400 Brookhurst Street
Date: August 5-6, 2017   
Time: 4pm – 10am
Sponsored by The Fountain Valley Recreation & Community Services Department, FV Kiwanis, FV Community Foundation & Boys and Girls Club of Huntington Valley

Movies in the Park 
Lilo & Stitch
Location: Cordata Park, 18761 Cordata St., FV
Dates: August 11,  2017 
Festivities start at 6 pm, Movie begins at dusk. 
Bring your family/friends and prepare to have a blast with your community.  Bring blankets and chairs and come join in all the festivities!  There will be food trucks, games, a family-friendly movie and a costume contest! The winner of the costume contest will receive a new bike! We look forward to you joining us as we travel around the world one movie at a time!  

Sock Hop - Fountain Valley Community Foundation Fundraiser 
Location: Fountain Valley Recreation Center
16400 Brookhurst Street, Fountain Valley  714-839-8611
Date: August 12 2017
Time: 7:00pm-11:00pm
This event supports the Fountain Valley Community Foundation's Community Grants Program. The grant program annually provides $1000's to support Fountain Valley community groups and individuals in a variety of ways. The event includes dance lessons, dance contest, and prizes for the best 50's and 60's outfits!  You don't need a partner, there will be plenty of group dancing!  Tickets are Purchase tickets ( $25) online at fvcommunityfoundation.org, or at the FV Recreation Center or Senior Center. Contact FVCH Board Member Barbara Montz for more information. 714-313-0845 

Movies in the Park 
Finding Dory
Location: Los Alamos Park, 17901 Los Alamos St., FV
Dates: August 18, 2017
Festivities start at 6 pm, Movie begins at dusk.
Bring your family/friends and prepare to have a blast with your community.  Bring blankets and chairs and come join in all the festivities!  There will be food trucks, games, a family-friendly movie and a costume contest! The winner of the costume contest will receive a new bike! We look forward to you joining us as we travel around the world one movie at a time!  

Movies in the Park 
Moana
Location: Harper Park, 8675 Bluebird Ave., FV
Dates: August 25, 2017 
Festivities start at 6 pm, Movie begins at dusk. 
Bring your family/friends and prepare to have a blast with your community.  Bring blankets and chairs and come join in all the festivities!  There will be food trucks, games, a family-friendly movie and a costume contest! The winner of the costume contest will receive a new bike! We look forward to you joining us as we travel around the world one movie at a time!  

Senior Center Luau Luncheon
Location: The Center at Founders Village Senior and Community Center 
17967 Bushard Street, Fountain Valley 
Date: August 10, 2017
Time: 11:30am
For senior participants 55 years and older.  Tickets are $7 each and must be pre-purchased at the Reception Desk. Tickets go on sale six weeks prior to the event date. The event is very popular and sells out quickly. We recommend getting your tickets ASAP. They must be purchased in person at The Center, 17967 Bushard Street.


September



Senior Center Western Party
Location: The Center at Founders Village Senior and Community Center 
17967 Bushard Street, Fountain Valley 
Date: September 21, 2017
Time: 11:30am
For senior participants 55 years and older.  Tickets are $7 each and must be pre-purchased at the Reception Desk. Tickets go on sale six weeks prior to the event date. The event is very popular and sells out quickly. We recommend getting your tickets ASAP. They must be purchased in person at The Center, 17967 Bushard Street.


October



Dance for Adults with Disabilities 
Location: Fountain Valley Recreation Center
16400 Brookhurst Street, Fountain Valley   714-839-8611
Date: October 6, 2017
Time: 7:00pm-9:00pm
For adults with disabilities. Please call for more information

Electronic Recycling Event  and Shredding
Location: Fountain Valley Sports Park 
16400 Brookhurst Street 
Date: October  21,2017
Time: E-waste 9:00am – 4:00pm, Shredding 9 am to 12 pm. 
Sponsored by The Fountain Valley Community Foundation 
Free event for the community, open to the public.

Senior Center Fall Dance
Location: The Center at Founders Village Senior and Community Center 
17967 Bushard Street, Fountain Valley 
Date: October 20, 2017
Time: 7:00pm-9:30pm
For 55 and over, The Center’s Winter Dance is fun filled with a live band, refreshments and prizes. Come join the fun. Tickets go on sale six weeks prior to the Dance and are available for purchase in person at the Reception Desk.

Senior Center Halloween Party
Location: The Center at Founders Village Senior and Community Center 
17967 Bushard Street, Fountain Valley 
Date: October 31, 2017
Time: 11:30am
For senior participants 55 years and older.  Tickets are $7 each and must be pre-purchased at the Reception Desk. Tickets go on sale six weeks prior to the event date. The event is very popular and sells out quickly. We recommend getting your tickets ASAP. They must be purchased in person at The Center, 17967 Bushard Street.


November



Flu Shot Clinic
Location: The Center at Founders Village Senior and Community Center 
17967 Bushard Street, Fountain Valley 
Date: November 6, 2017
Time: 9:00am-11:00am
The Flu Shot Clinic,is sponsored by Fountain Valley Regional Hospital and provides flu vaccine at no cost to our seniors ages 55 and older. For reservations please call the Reception Desk beginning September 25th.

Veterans Day Ceremony 
Location: Heritage Park (Behind City Hall) 
Date: November 11, 2017 
Time: 10:00am
Veterans of Foreign Wars Event 

Senior Center Thanksgiving Celebration
Location: The Center at Founders Village Senior and Community Center 
17967 Bushard Street, Fountain Valley 
Date: November 16, 2017
Time: 11:30am
For senior participants 55 years and older.  Tickets are $7 each and must be pre-purchased at the Reception Desk. Tickets go on sale six weeks prior to the event date. The event is very popular and sells out quickly. We recommend getting your tickets ASAP. They must be purchased in person at The Center, 17967 Bushard Street.


December



Tree Lighting Ceremony 
Location: Fountain Valley Recreation Center & Sports Park 
16400 Brookhurst, Fountain Valley 
Date: Saturday, December 2, 2017
Time: 4:30pm - 8:00pm 
Free event, all our welcome! Save the date for the City of Fountain Valley Recreation and Community Services annual Tree Lighting event! Tree Lighting will take place on December 2 from 4:30 – 8:00 PM at the Fountain Valley Recreation Center and Sports Park (16400 Brookhurst St.) This special holiday event will feature guests from the North Pole as well as performances by various community groups, delicious food available for purchase from local non-profit organizations, games, a spectacular fireworks show, and much more! 

Senior Center Holiday Luncheon
Location: The Center at Founders Village Senior and Community Center 
17967 Bushard Street, Fountain Valley 
Date: December 14, 2017
Time: 11:30am
For senior participants 55 years and older.  Tickets are $7 each and must be pre-purchased at the Reception Desk. Tickets go on sale six weeks prior to the event date. The event is very popular and sells out quickly. We recommend getting your tickets ASAP. They must be purchased in person at The Center, 17967 Bushard Street.