August 18-19: This annual celebration of Island culture features an island marketplace, arts and crafts, authentic island food, a kids’ zone and play areas, canoe rides, tiki carving and live music and dancing.
August 18: This annual summer celebration features Japanese and Japanese American performances, crafts, and activities.
Weekends and second Tuesdays: Eureka! Learn how to pan for gold, just like the 49ers did during the California gold rush, at an outdoor re-creation of a miner’s panning station.
Daily: Kids Bowl Free returns for its 11th summer! Kids across North America can bowl for free all summer long at one of 1,300+ participating bowling centers.
August 19 and 26: Join a park naturalist on a family nature walk at Crystal Cove State Park to learn about the plants and animals living in the park.
Sundays: Tour the facility, including the loop trail and marine life.
August 18-19: Dozens of hot sauce purveyors will offer samples at this 4th annual event, which also includes a Guinness Book of Records pepper-eating challenge, chihuahua beauty pageant, spicy food eating contests, food, entertainment and more.
June 24 – September 2: A Huntington Beach tradition for 45 years! Bring family, friends and a picnic dinner for free musical entertainment at the Central Park Bandshell.
Saturdays: Chuck Jones Center for Creativity is a great place for kids to express themselves creatively. Good for children of all ages (must be accompanied by an adult).
August 19: Show your children that museums can be fun with these 45-minute guided sessions!