Free Family Events for May 2019!
* While admission is free, there may be additional costs for parking, food, entertainment, etc.
Hot Wheels Garage Event in El Segundo
May 4: Hot Wheels Garage features displays of life-size cars and numerous Hot Wheels tracks and cars to race with.
Annual International Festival in Aliso Viejo
May 4: Soka University will celebrate the 18th Annual International Festival with over 700 musicians and dancers performing on four stages, and over 250 non-profit, craft and business exhibitors.
Fiesta de Mayo Celebration in San Clemente
May 4: Fun fiesta featuring Mariachis, Ballet Folklórico and delicious tacos.
Fiesta de Mayo Celebration at the Outlets in San Clemente
May 4: Celebrate Fiesta de Mayo all weekend long at the Outlets at San Clemente with local Mariachis, Ballet Folklórico, festive bites and family-friendly fun.
Cinco de Mayo on Olvera Street
May 5: This exciting weekend festival features popular and traditional music, exhibitor booths, carnival rides, kids’ activities, entertainment, cultural dancing, plenty of delicious Mexican food, and more.
Rossmoor Community Festival
May 5: The 2019 Rossmoor Community Festival will have a dog parade, classic car show, games, and rides for the whole family!
Fiesta Matsuri in Los Angeles
May 5: Join them for Fiesta Matsuri, a day that combines two Children’s Day celebrations, Kodomo no hi in Japan and Dîa de los niños in Mexico where both holidays celebrate the growth, happiness, and success of children.
Free Family Night at Kidspace
May 7: On these special nights, Kidspace will promote family learning about the arts, while emphasizing the diverse cultures and communities present in Greater Los Angeles, the theme for May is “Discover Painting” where you can develop your painting skills.
Discovery Cube’s Rocket Launch
May 11: This event is full of hands-on activities for all ages and includes a competition where you’ll design, build and launch your own two-liter bottle rocket with pressurized air and water.
Young Eagles Kids Fly Free in Big Bear
May 11: Kids can fly around Big Bear in a small plane for absolutely free and take in the beautiful sights around them while gaining the comfort of being in the air.
Annual Sunset Beach Art Festival
May 11: Enjoy a Mother’s Day weekend of family fun on the greenbelt in Sunset Beach featuring 150 arts and crafts booths, firehouse gallery, music, entertainment and even a children’s booth where kids can make their own Mother’s Day gifts!
Korean Cultural Festival in Irvine
May 11: This community event is a culture-filled extravaganza complete with fine Korean cuisine, games, art, music, and entertainment.
Spring Bark Bash in Costa Mesa
May 11: Bring the kids and your dog to this fun event featuring dog adoptions, local pet vendors, pet fashion show and treats for your canines.
Moms and Grandmas Free at Zoomars in San Juan Capistrano
May 12: Zoomars is celebrating Mother’s Day with free admission. Show how much you appreciate them with good times and friendly animals.
The Anaheim Children’s Festival with Muzeo
May 18: This Anaheim Children’s Festival is a unique opportunity to engage children, parents and everyone in the arts. There will be arts, crafts, dancing lessons, art lessons, cultural performance dances, karaoke, and cheerleading.
Behind-the-Scene Tours at Homestead Museum
May 18: This free tour takes you behind-the-scenes, showing you places that are rarely seen by the general public.
Star Party at Griffith Observatory
May 18: Look at the sun, moon, visible planets, and other objects, try out a variety of telescopes and talk to knowledgeable amateur astronomers about the sky and their equipment.
Strawberry Festival in Garden Grove
May 24: The 61st Annual Garden Grove Strawberry Festival is a non-profit organization dedicated to raising funds for the community. This year’s theme is “Celebrating Family,” featuring free strawberry shortcake, concerts, performances, music, local vendors and rides!
Heartbeat of Mexico Outdoor Festival at Chapman University
May 26: Heartbeat of Mexico honors Mexican culture, traditions and family, and encourages everyone, from all ethnic backgrounds, to share in the beauty of Mexico’s rich history, music, and art.
Target Free Memorial Day Holiday Monday at LACMA
May 27: Visitors of all ages are invited to a free day at the LACMA museum, with bilingual tours, family sketching activity, and live music.
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This post was written by Kidsguide