Through September 9: Gear up for the ultimate rainforest adventure to explore and learn about these tropical environments.
June 21-24: Carnival rides, games, music, dancing, entertainment and food vendors, you will not be disappointed.
June 1 – August 15: Many libraries offer homework help, including academic workshops and story times. Plus, join the Summer Reading Program, June 1 – August 15. Young readers (kids and teens) at most Los Angeles County and Orange County libraries will enjoy a “Build a Better World” theme.
June 14 – August 18: Bring picnics, blankets, chairs and warm clothes to these family friendly performances of “The Taming of the Shrew” and “MacBeth.”
Daily: See an Oscar statuette, visit the Dolby Lounge and other celebrity hot-spots, and see images from previous Academy Awards ceremonies.
June 1 – August 31: Take a guided wagon ride around the farm, stop at different areas and try different summer fruits and vegetables, and finally step into the melon patch to sample delicious home grown melon.
Daily: Movies at discounted prices.
Fridays: Every Friday night is Date Night with Frogg’s Bounce House. Drop the kids off and enjoy a night out!
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.
June 22: Join the library for an afternoon with Juggler David Cousin!
Fridays, June 15 – August 3: Settle in under the stars for a line-up of performances by some of the area’s best family entertainers.
June 18 – August 22: Bring a lawn chair, blanket, picnic style dinner and the whole family for screening of family-friendly movies all summer long at neighborhood parks across Long Beach.
Fridays: This fun tournament is open to all K-6th graders and includes three hours of chess, pizza and juice, plus trophies for the top four players in each age group!
Fridays and Saturdays, June 22 – July 14: Grab your beach chair, blanket and snacks for a night out with the family under the stars.
Thursday – Sunday: The Great Park’s tethered, 118-foot-high, helium-filled balloon allows passengers to soar 400 feet in the air for a birds eye view. The carousel reaches a speed of 4.5 mph.
June 1 – September 29: Spread out your blanket or set up your beach chairs for a free family movie in the sand.
June 1 – July 4: Grab your cowboy hat, pull on your boots, and ride on over to this year’s San Diego County Fair to celebrate another year of fair fun.
Ongoing: Join the Halos for a behind-the-scenes tour of baseball’s fourth-oldest stadium, including areas normally restricted to the public.
Friday: LACMA staff reads folk tales and age-appropriate books on art and culture.
Friday – Sunday: Visit a large-scale permanent craft marketplace in classic World War II-era waterside warehouses, plus creation stations, printmaking workshops, daily demonstrations, live music, special events and food trucks.
May 21 – September 3: Now through Labor Day, bowlers of all ages can buy a Summer Games Pass and enjoy up to three games of bowling every single day for the entire summer.
April 6 – September 28: Enjoy free evening concert tribute performances spanning all musical genres, including rock, ethnic, pop and more!
Fridays: Binge-watch anime during Teen Anime Club every first and third Friday, and see popular and not-so-popular films during Teen Flicks every second and fourth Friday (ages 13-18).
June 1-22: Enjoy an evening under the stars with the nostalgic feel of a drive-in movie, except with low-back beach chairs or a blanket and a huge inflatable movie screen!
Fridays, June 22, July 20 and August 3: Bring your picnic dinner, blankets and lawn chairs and enjoy kids’ movies under the stars, with activities and contests before the show.
June 18: Head to the rancho each month for guided tours and gain new knowledge about California’s history.
Fridays, June 22 – July 29: Bring your blankets and low-back beach chairs for a night of family fun, with an outdoor movie on a gigantic screen.
Last Friday: Parents drop kids off for a night of cooking.
Daily: A monthly calendar of story times, crafts, homework help and family-friendly events at libraries in the Orange County library system.
Daily: A monthly calendar of family-friendly hikes, walks, tours and more at parks in the Orange County Parks system.
Friday and Saturday: Parents drop off the kids and enjoy a night out on their own. Three hours of awesome games on the custom server and game maps with favorite BrainStorm instructors.
June 22, 29, July 20 and August 17: Kids (5-10) can connect with nature by exploring Irvine Park with one of the zookeepers.
Every other Friday: Parents’ drop off the kids (4+) for a night of activities, games, pizza, snacks, drinks, a movie and whole lot of bouncing fun.
June 2 and 22: Big Bird, Elmo and their friend from China, Hu Hu Zhu, take viewers on a journey of discovery to learn about the Big Dipper, the North Star, the Sun and the Moon.
Fridays, June 1-29 Stay after dark for Summer Family Films Under the Stars. Bring your own blankets, lawn chairs and popcorn!
Fridays: Aquatics staff will host an hour of “Fun Friday” interactive games and activities for participants, and hot dogs will be added to the snack bar.
Select Fridays: Bring your lawn chairs, grandma’s potato salad, and blankets, and enjoy movies out on the grass.
Friday: Families help staff members feed the sea stars in the touch tanks.
Wednesday and Fridays: Kids (7+) join Fashion Camp every Friday for a fun sewing workshop.
Fourth Fridays: For teens with their own sewing machines, who are dying to learn new techniques, sew age appropriate projects and make new friends!
Ongoing: This behind-the-scenes tour lets fans visit some of the most restricted and non-public areas and view the Stadium from a whole new perspective.
June 12 – August 18: Watch a different kid-favorite movie each week all summer long at Harkins Theatres.
June 21-24: The 4th Annual Angel City Games will feature four days of adaptive multi-sport competitions for kids, adults, veterans, and active-duty military personnel with physical disabilities.
Fridays and Saturdays: All ages Glow Night Includes front of the line admission to all activities, unlimited admission to the Game Zone that includes over 20 digital games, GLOW Dunk contests and GLOW Bull Riding Contests!
Most days: Studio tours include a two-hour guided portion and self guided visit to Stage 48: Script-to-Screen (approximately three hours). Explore iconic backlots, The Archive and The Picture Car Vault.
May 21- September 3: With a Cerritos Lanes summer games pass, you can bowl 3 games every day, all season long, for one low price.
Thursdays: STEMgineer will facilitate an educational experience for guests where children will explore science, engineering, technology, and math skills while learning about oceans, the water cycle, the 3 r’s, sea life, water pollution, waves, water current, and much more!
Daily: A monthly calendar of story times, crafts, homework help and family-friendly events at libraries in the Los Angeles library system.
June 1 – September 2: Immerse yourself in the world of the Muppets creator with classic clips, costumes and historic puppets, including Kermit the Frog, Rowlf and Bert and Ernie.
June 19-24: See The Color Purple, the 2016 Tony Award winner for Best Musical Revival at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts!
June 1-24: They delivered the papers, until they made the headlines! Filled with one heart-pounding number after another, it’s a high-energy explosion of song and dance you and your family will never forget.
Through July 2018: Take a journey back in time, through the eyes of passengers who were on the Titanic.
Daily: Educational robotic and static dinosaur displays, plus dino-themed activities including inflatable obstacles, Ride-a-T-Rex, fossil panning, maze, and more!
March 24 – January 6, 2019: A new chapter of ancient Egyptian history will be unearthed to the world with the debut of KING TUT: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh, an exclusive exhibition celebrating the 100-year anniversary of the discovery of his tomb.
June 19-24: From the creators of The Sound of Music and South Pacific, this Tony Award-winning Broadway musical takes on the classic tale of Cinderella.
Fridays: Join in the story-telling fun! After a story, learn more about the natural history of the Bay through crafts, hands-on activities and nature walks.
February 16 – August 19: Discover the man behind the legend. Now the most comprehensive exhibition of Genghis Khan and his treasures invades the Reagan Library, its only Southern California stop on an international tour.
Fridays, May 4 – September 21: Enjoy a movie under the stars in front of a giant inflatable screen.
March 5 – July 4: Explore the sprawling sanctuary of Candytopia. This four-month event celebrates the vibrant colors and flavors of favorite sugary delights through a series of interactive art installations in over a dozen environments, from flying unicorn pigs to a marshmallow tsunami.
May 26 – August 19: Voyage to Vietnam: Celebrating the Tet Festival showcases traditions, customs, and values exemplified by the annual celebration of Tet.
Every Tuesday: Visit the magical El Capitan Theatre with your tiny tot to enjoy a first showing of the day.
June – August: Dream Big! Every iconic structure around the world started with a dream.
June 22: Kick off the Summer in the pool! Adults and children of all swimming abilities can participate in the Super Swim Lesson, a worldwide effort to raise awareness for drowning prevention
May 26 – September 3: This summer enter a lost world of prehistoric creatures from land and sea.
June 15 – August 31: Pick your team. Unlock the doors. Claim your treasure. Put on your fairy wings and troll suits (both real and imaginary) to enjoy this enchanted summertime activity as you explore the stunning 87-acre nature space