17th Annual Fête de la Musique returns to Laguna with a spectacular line-up of music and festivities on June 15

Get ready to immerse yourself in the joyous sounds of the 17th Annual Fête de la Musique, presented by Laguna Beach Sister Cities. Mark your calendars for Saturday, June 15 from 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m., as the picturesque streets of Laguna Beach come alive with a celebration of music and unity. This international event, observed in more than 1,000 cities worldwide, promises to be an unforgettable experience for music enthusiasts of all ages.

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A band playing at a previous Fête de la Musique

The Fête de la Musique will once again take center stage on the Main Beach Cobblestones. The festivities will kick off at 11 a.m. when the Main Beach Cobblestones come alive with the 16-piece Laguna Beach Community JaZz Band, which will set the tone for an incredible day of music, dancing and celebration. At 1 p.m., all attention will switch to the large, elevated stage for the Opening Ceremony, which will begin with words from Laguna Beach Mayor Pro Tem Alex Rounaghi and Orange County Supervisor Katrina Foley. They will introduce the performance of the U.S. National Anthem followed by the singing of the French National Anthem, both by the French-Canadian singing duo Perfect Blend.

Following the Opening Ceremony, the stage will host an array of remarkable performances throughout the afternoon, starting with the four-piece band Perfect Blend performing their amazing harmonies. Following Perfect Blend will be Laguna Beach belly dancers JJ and the Habibis. Finally, the Ken Garcia Band will perform until 5:30 p.m. or later. By this time, lots of people will be dancing on the Cobblestones.

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More great entertainment Downtown at Fête de la Musique

Simultaneously, from 1:30-4 p.m., the Downtown area will be transformed into a musical paradise, with performers delighting audiences across 32 different locations. Forest Avenue will have 14 performance venues, while Pacific Coast Highway and Ocean Avenue will have 10 and eight venues, respectively. Prepare to be enchanted by the incredible talents of these artists as they bring their diverse styles and creative expressions to the streets of Laguna Beach. If you want to see all of them, you will only have about five minutes at each venue!

Be sure to walk all the way up to the end of Forest Avenue to the Water District Garden on 3rd Street, where the energetic Argentinian Folk Music band Los de Alla will be attracting a crowd.

Adding to the charm of the festival, the iconic Retro Roll Citroen van will be on the Main Beach Cobblestones, offering a nostalgic touch and a unique photo opportunity. Laguna Beach Sister Cities volunteers will be inside the van to answer questions throughout the day.

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Win a two-night stay at The Ranch in Laguna Beach

In addition to the musical festivities, Laguna Beach Sister Cities is offering an exclusive opportunity to win a two-night stay in a Cottage Two-Bedroom Suite at The Ranch in Laguna Beach, including room, tax and resort fee. With only 60 tickets available, priced at $60 each, your chances of winning are high. The winning ticket will be drawn at the Pre-Fete VIP party on Friday, June 14. Proceeds will aid in the production of the annual Fête de la Musique. Tickets can be purchased by clicking here.

As the Fête de la Musique is a celebration that unites people through the power of music, this year’s event promises to be an unforgettable experience. Immerse yourself in the joyous melodies and rhythms that will fill the air, creating a sense of unity and harmony among attendees.

Make sure to save the date for the Fête de la Musique on Saturday, June 15. Let the melodies transport you and let the power of music bring a smile to your face and warmth to your heart.


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