If you’re thinking of buying property in the California area, why not consider the wonders of the Laguna Beach area? This wonderful location boosts a plethora of great art, culture and music options to suit any tastes, along with a vibrant surf culture and sport scene.
The Laguna art museum is a mustn’t miss project that hinges in the development of Laguna Beach as a community for artists, being the creation of the Laguna Beach Art Association which has been in place since 1918. Featuring Californian art from all walks of life, it is responsible for the Pageant of the Masters which has been taking place since 1935. It’s a fantastic sight, as the works of famous artists are recreated- using real people. It’s not the only art festival in the area, however, and summer season sees this vibrant area bustling with entertainments. There’s the Art-A-Fai, the counterculture Sawdust Art Fair and many more.
If drama’s more you your taste, try the 1920′s era Laguna Playhouse, one of the oldest running theatres on this coast. Not only will you be treated to professional productions, but also the youth theatre program If you prefer your large acts large, look out for the concert program at the Irvine Bowl.
And if you thought invitational tournaments were just for sports, be sure to check out the Plein Air Painting Invitational in October, which showcases Plein air landscape painters from across America in a weeklong event-packed roster.
If you prefer the open sea and fun in the sun, dabble in Laguna beaches’ rich surf history, from the Brooks Street Surfing Classic- another longest running continuous record holder. Participation is limited to Laguna Beach residents, so if those Laguna Beach Homes for Sale options are tempting you and you love your board, you may want to start shopping for real estate today! Or just come along to watch the greats at work.
That’s not forgetting the Open Volleyball tournament, the second oldest in the US, featuring local players who more often than not go on to top the world champion lists and dominate the Olympic stages.
You can also take the whole family out on the renowned mountain bike trails that dot the area. Or, if you fancy a more sedate round of sport, avail yourself of the classic Lawn bowling facilities the area is known for. The area is also part of a grand history of environmental stewardship, with a dedicated inland greenbelt and bluebelt closer to the sea. There’s 20000 protected acres of wildland waiting to be experienced. That’s not to neglect to mention the Laguna Beach State Marine Reserve, protecting the coastal area from overfishing and providing education and natural beauty for the area. If you have a passion for architecture you’ll enjoy exploring the American Craftsman Bungalows which are meticulously preserved in the area.
Thriving since the 1870s, Laguna Beach has become a fast pace, fun destination for families in the California area looking for a life lived in the slower lanes but packed to the brim of adventure and excitement.