National Night Out Events Near Long Beach & Orange County

What is National Night Out?

National Night Out is a designated evening when communities across the nation come together to encourage a safe neighborhood. It’s celebrated every year on the first Tuesday of August.

It’s an opportunity to meet your local law enforcement officers, firefighters, public safety team, and even their four-legged colleagues including K9s and horses. Get up close to city vehicles and helicopters and enjoy food and entertainment with your neighbors.

All National Night Out events below are free and hosted by the city. Visit each city’s website and natw.org to learn more.

 


 

Anaheim
Tuesday, August 1, 2023
Ronald Reagan Park
5-8pm

Join Anaheim Police Department for a helicopter display, SWAT, K9 demo, traffic motorcycle demo, crime prevention information, games, food trucks, and more.

 

Artesia
Tuesday, August 1, 2023
Artesia Park
6-8pm

Join the City of Artesia for a BBQ at the park. Meet local law enforcement, see squad car displays, mounted police, and K9 units. Enjoy free burgers (while supplies last) and live music.

 

Bellflower
Thursday, August 3, 2023
Downtown Bellflower
6:30-9:30pm

Enjoy Bellflower’s National Night Out in conjunction with their Summer Streetfests featuring live music, food, craft, vendors, inflatables, games, and more.

 

Brea
Tuesday, August 1, 2023
Brea Downtown
5-9pm

Come out and join the City of Brea’s National Night Out and meet officers, enjoy games and raffles, dunk tank, K9 demos, emergency vehicles, balloon artist, and more.

 

Cerritos
Thursday, August 3, 2023
Heritage Park
7-8:30pm

Join the City of Cerritos’ National Night Out with classic car displays, classic car display, free summer concert, neighborhood watch information, kid fingerprinting, and meet public safety members.

 

Downey
Tuesday, August 1, 2023
Downey Civic Center Area
5:30-8:30pm

Downey’s National Night Out event will promote community awareness by educating the community about crime prevention and community resources. Enjoy food, children’s activities, suit up with SWAT Team, jumper, information booths, and crime prevention workshop.

 

Fountain Valley
Tuesday, August 1, 2023
Fountain Valley Sports Park
6pm

Join the community with a night to engage with emergency response firefighters and police officers. Enjoy free popcorn and snow cones, with carnival games and raffle prizes, and a showing of Lightyear at dusk.

 

Fullerton
Tuesday, August 1, 2023
Fullerton Downtown Plaza
5-7pm

Join Fullerton Police Department for hot dogs, K9 Unit, SWAT, emergency vehicles, music and more.

 

Garden Grove
Tuesday, August 1, 2023
Garden Grove Police Department Headquarters
5-8pm

The community is invited to join the Garden Grove Police Department (GGPD) at the annual National Night Out, a free community-building event featuring family activities, giveaways, live demonstrations, and more.

 

Huntington Beach
Tuesday, August 1, 2023
Civic Center
5-7pm

Join Huntington Beach Police Department for an evening of summer fun.

 

Irvine
Tuesday, August 1, 2023
Woodbury Community Park
5:30-7pm

Join Irvine Police Department to enjoy a night of police and fire vehicle displays, activities, games, face painting, photo ops, and giveaways.

 

La Habra
Tuesday, August 1, 2023
Portola Park
5-8pm

Join the La Habra Police Department for a night out of this world full of community partnerships and enjoy a movie screening of Lightyear.

 

La Palma
Saturday, August 5, 2023
Central Park
5:30-7:30pm

Join the City of La Palma for a night of fun and community partnership. Food trucks, family fun zone, and other activities available, plus the final concert in the park for the summer.

 

La Mirada
Thursday, August 3, 2023
La Mirada Regional Park
5-8:30pm

Enjoy a live concert, plus public safety booths and displays and a chance to meet your public safety team.

 

Lake Forest
Tuesday, August 1, 2023
Lake Forest Sports Park & Recreation Center
5-8pm

Meet public safety partners, Orange County Fire Authority, OCSD Air Support, OCSD SWAT, and K9 demonstrations.

 

Lakewood
Tuesday, August 1, 2023
Mayfair Park
7-8:30pm

Enjoy an evening of family-friendly fun with the Lakewood Sheriff Station and LA County Fire Department. Play games, bounce houses, emergency vehicle displays, and more.

 

La Puente
Tuesday, August 1, 2023
La Puente Park
6-8:30pm

Join civic leaders, local law enforcement, public safety, and local business leaders in an effort to promote safety and awareness. Help build a safer community on a night filled with music, games, giveaways, jumpers, and live music.

 

Long Beach – District 1
Tuesday, August 1, 2023
Craftsman Village Park
8:30-10:30pm

Celebrate National Night Out with LBPD South followed by a special movie in the park.

 

Long Beach – Sunny Central Neighborhood Association
Tuesday, August 1, 2023
Hill Street (between Myrtle & MLK)
5-8pm

Food, fun, and activities including bouncer, games, and ice cream.

 

Long Beach Events
Tuesday, August 1, 2023
6-9pm
National Night Out gatherings are happening all over Long Beach! Check out this list from LBPD.

 

Mission Viejo
Tuesday, August 1, 2023
Pavion Park
5-8pm

Join Mission Viejo for a night out to celebrate a safe community. Free shuttle service provided at the Marty Russo Youth Athletic Park from 4:30-8:30pm. Activities for all ages include arts and crafts, games and prizes, bounce house, face painting, interactive booths, OCSD displays, plus music, hot dogs, and Kona Ice (while supplies last).

 

Newport Beach
Tuesday, August 1, 2023
Bonita Canyon Sports Park
4-7pm

Join Newport Beach Police Department for National Night Out. Get info on crime and drug prevention, home security, child safety, and more. See displays from CSI, SWAT, K-9 Officers, Animal Control, and the Mounted Unit. Enjoy photo ops, kids activities, food, and meet McGruff, the Crime Fighting Dog.

 

Norwalk
Wednesday, August 2, 2023
Civic Center Lawn
5-9pm

Celebrate National Night Out and enjoy a summer concert with food trucks, games, and more.

 

Orange
Tuesday, August 1, 2023
Grijalva Park
5:30-8pm

Join the City of Orange for National Night Out where you can meet the police officers of the Orange Police Department, see a K-9 demonstration, meet McGruff, participate in a free raffle, and enjoy many other fun activities.

 

Placentia
Tuesday, August 1, 2023
Placentia Town Center
5-8pm

Join Placentia Police Department for food and drinks, live demos, K9s, and more.

 

Pomona
Tuesday, August 1, 2023
Pomona Civic Center
5-8pm

Join the Pomona Police Department for food, games, music, and family fun.

 

Santa Ana
Tuesday, August 1, 2023
Rosita Park
4-7pm

Meet and greet Santa Ana Police Department, check out information booths, crafts and games, emergency vehicles, demonstrations, music, food, and inflatables.

 

Seal Beach
Tuesday, August 1, 2023
Eisenhower Park
5-8pm

Join the Seal Beach Police Department for a community event featuring SWAT vehicles, mobile command post ours, police motorcycles, petting zoo, OCFA equipment, drones, cotton candy, face painting, and hot dogs.

 

Stanton
Friday, August 4, 2023
Stanton Central Park
6pm

Connect with first responders plus a showing of The Bad Guys. Snacks and food available for purchase.

 

Yorba Linda
Wednesday, August 2, 2023
Yorba Linda Community Center
6-8pm

Join Yorba Linda Police Services and see displays from specialty units, K9 demonstration, community resources, and more.

 

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