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Pageant of the Masters

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Address: 650 Laguna Canyon Rd, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-1837
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+1 800-487-3378
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8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Located on the Festival of Arts grounds is one of the most unique...

Located on the Festival of Arts grounds is one of the most unique theatrical productions in the world, the Pageant of the Masters. Watch real people be magically transformed into life-sized re-creations of famous works of art. A live narrator guides you through the story of each living picture accompanied by a full orchestra. Shows are nightly. There is nothing like it anywhere... only in Laguna Beach.

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A Masterpiece in the OC

I've only been once with a friend who was in the production but really enjoyed it. Everyone who participates is so very much enthusiastic and into it. Music great, costumes and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Irvine, United States
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Irvine, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I've only been once with a friend who was in the production but really enjoyed it. Everyone who participates is so very much enthusiastic and into it. Music great, costumes and scenery fantastic, and the artistic fervor is palpable. A very enjoyable evening.

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Los Angeles, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is one of the most amazing art displays I have seen. I have been to a great many museum in the US and Europe, but no description can really do it justice. You must see it to really understand the how magical and original this production really is. I recommend getting to there early as traffic gets bad and... More 

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Irvine, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is truly a remarkable experience! The recreation of the artwork is absolutely stunning and the venue is perfect! Be sure to bring binoculars!

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Pageant of the Masters is a unique and fascinating art performance. If you enjoy art, you need to see this at least once.

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Thank CamperSF
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Different Show every year since the early 1930's. The "Secret" to the show will be revealed while you are watching...

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Laguna Beach, California
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing performances to create classic art. Located at a quaint outdoor theatre. Watch the art come to life.

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Mission Viejo, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been 3 times now. It is expensive but it is visually amazing and a wonderful experience. As with most things in Laguna Beach, it isn't cheap. However, the location is great and the outdoor seating is great on a comfortable summer evening.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've attended several times over the years. Volunteers re-create artworks. Think puzzle pieces. Bring warm clothes. It gets cold after dark in July and August. Better to buy tickets well in advance on-line.

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Thank B G
Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We try not to miss this each summer. It's an extremely unique, entertaining, artistic masterpiece. The art fair on the grounds is exceptional and fun to browse before the show and during the intermission. Live music is played and wine and snacks are served. For the show it's nice to cozy up with a blanket and binoculars (to spot the... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a Laguna Beach mainstay and not to be missed. Order tickets early and prepare to be awed! Have to be 100 characters?? :-(

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