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Spring Carnival

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Venue: Julianne and George Argyros Plaza Pods start at $25.00


Join us on the Argyros Plaza for our 4th annual Spring Carnival! Watch live performances and enjoy springtime activities that are fun for the whole family.

Performance schedule:
1:30-2:15 – Upstream
2:30-3:00pm – Ayn Liu


  • - Decorate and enjoy delicious springtime themed cookies from OC’s favorite bakeshop, Blackmarket Bakery. Each pod will receive one box with six freshly baked cookies.
  • - Create your very own mini herb garden with our friends from Sherman Library and Gardens – recipes included!
  • - Decorate and wear your very own pair of butterfly wings! Two pairs of wings and decorating supplies will be provided at every pod.

About the Artists:
Southern California’s premiere live Reggae, Soca and Caribbean music band, Upstream has been spreading their message of love and positivity through their exhilarating live performances and 6 CD releases. With a multi-talented line-up of some of the most experienced and enlightened musicians in their camp, the band continues to spread joy to an unsuspecting public. Bandleader and lead singer/guitarist Haile Blackman is originally from the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago and is the son of the legendary creator of Soca music, the late Ras Shorty. Steel drum extraordinaire Derek Brewstafari is also a Trinidad and Tobago native and will tug at your heartstrings with his melodic steel drum tones.

Ayn Liu
13 year-old American singer and songwriter Ayn Liu has been performing in Orange County since she was just 11. The first runner up at Segerstrom Center’s inaugural OC Center Stage talent competition, she’s also performed at The Night Owl Fullerton, Coollab Project and the 2019 and 2020 Irvine Global Village. Her soulful voice also led her to be featured on Season 4 of NBC’s Little Big Shots with Melissa McCarthy. Ayn’s debut EP eleven was written and recorded at the age of 11 and released in Oct 2020 and has been streamed over 34,000 times on major music platforms. Ayn loves many genres of music including pop, jazz, soul, and R&B, and her dream is to become a professional singer and songwriter.

Information About Seating Pods at Spring Carnival:
The ticket price for this event includes one physically distanced viewing area (or “pod”), with seating for up to 6 viewers. Only you and those attending with you will be seated in your assigned pod. All supplies required to participate in Spring Carnival will be located at each pod.

Please note that the following safety precautions will be in place for this event:
Masks must be worn by all guests upon check-in and until they arrive to their assigned viewing areas. Each viewing area will be separated by 6 feet of space from neighboring viewing areas. Contactless check-in will include a touchless thermometer temperature check, and hand sanitizer stations will be accessible throughout the Plaza.

Audience Advisory: Masks are required.

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