Reopening Dates for Family-Friendly Places in SoCal

Last Update: 7/2/20

This is an ongoing list. As soon as we learn when places are open, we will update the list. Check back often!

Please remember to look up and follow each place’s safety protocols and guidelines. Stay safe!

July 1, 2020: Effective immediately, LA County and Orange County must shut down the following industries: movie theaters, family entertainment centers (i.e. bowling alleys, miniature golf, arcades), zoos, and museums. The closures will apply for a minimum of three weeks.

Visit for COVID-19 updates for California. Confirm details with organizer before visiting a business or attending an event.



August 1: Pirate’s Dinner Adventure – Buena Park


July 1: Irvine Lanes – Irvine – CLOSED AS OF 7/2

July 1: USS Midway Museum – San Diego

July 1: The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens  – San Marino


June 26: Pretend City Children’s Museum  – Irvine – CLOSED AS OF 7/2

June 20: Rancho Los Alamitos – Long Beach – OUTDOOR SPACES OPEN AS OF 7/2

June 20: Legoland SEA LIFE Aquarium – Carlsbad

June 20: San Diego Zoo & San Diego Zoo Safari Park – San Diego

June 19: Bowers Museum – Santa Ana – CLOSED AS OF 7/2

June 19: Newport Dunes Water Park’s Inflatable Obstacle – Newport Beach

June 19: Discovery Cube OC – Santa Ana – CLOSED AS OF 7/2

June 17: Kidz Town Indoor Playground – Lakewood – CLOSED AS OF 6/30

June 14: Aquarium of the Pacific – Long Beach – OUTDOOR EXHIBITS OPEN AS OF 7/2

June 13: Mission San Juan Capistrano – San Juan Capistrano

June 12:  The Reptile Zoo – Fountain Valley – CLOSED AS OF 7/2

June 12: Planes of Fame Air Museum – Chino – OUTDOOR EXPERIENCE ONLY AS OF 7/2

June 12: Lyon Air Museum – Santa Ana – CLOSED AS OF 7/2

June 10: Rancho Los Cerritos – Long Beach


May 30: Battleship USS Iowa – San Pedro – OUTDOOR TOURS ONLY AS OF 7/2

May 30: Southern California Railway Museum – Perris

May 21: Irvine Park Railroad – Orange


Know of any other places that are open or opening soon? Let us know below!


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