September 16 – November 25: Have a one-of-a-kind experience in the only Spider Pavilion in the U.S. Get a glimpse of the private lives of spiders in the open-air pavilion that is designed as a safe space to get up close to these amazing arachnids.
Through late November: Working apple orchards in Oak Glen, a mountain town halfway between Riverside and Palm Springs, open their doors to the public. Some offer U-pick apples.
Daily: Movies at discounted prices.
Saturday and Sunday: Try your luck at finding the gold in the custom-designed Mission trough. They’ll supply the pan and the “gold;” kids roll up their sleeves and pan their way to riches.
September 16 – November 30: Can you locate the bird houses inhabited by parrots, owls, blue birds and hawks to collect their clues and find the missing pumpkin patch?
October 28 – November 4: Grand Park celebrates the traditions of Da de los Muertos with multiple ways to experience and learn about the holiday.
Sundays: Tour the facility, including the loop trail and marine life.
November 2-4: Head to Old Pasadena for its Day of the Dead Fiesta, including self-guided tours of altars hosted by participating businesses, free calavera face painting, and fun.
November 4: Join the Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles for the all new Family Fit Fair! In celebration of the 5th Annual Family Fit Fair they will be offering new fitness activity challenges such as relay races, obstacle courses, nutrition games, healthy snacks preparation, and strength training games.
October 26 – November 4: Join 50,000+ families for unlimited carnival rides including a brand new bobsled roller coaster, games, live music (on weekends), arts and crafts, an international food court, and more.
November 4-5, 10-12: Thomas, Percy, and Sir Topham Hatt are back and ready for big adventures, and even bigger memories with all their friends!
September 9, October 7, November 4 and December 2: Join the faery folk on this magical musical adventure. On this magical adventure you’ll meet faeries and funny creatures; maybe even Faery Royalty.
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.
November 2-18: Come along as Nate the Great searches for clues and gathers the facts in this clever, new musical that teaches us to see the world in new ways. Plus, kids can meet the actors after every show.
November 3-4: Follow the playful adventures of Flash and his exciting quest to reunite with his shadow in this multimedia performance.
Through December 29: Audiences of all ages can delight in a little theme park-style magic at the Shrine with Reflections of the Face of Lincoln, an immersive presentation featuring special effects, multi-media elements, and spectacular animatronics in a moving portrait of Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War era.
September 22 – November 4: A delightful, family-friendly, hour long musical revue, set to haunting and jazzy holiday-themed tunes celebrating nearly every decade. Simply spooktacular! Costumes are encouraged.