Things To Do With Kids This Labor Day Weekend 2021

What’s there to do this Labor Day weekend? Besides firing up the grill, you could join the circus, taste food from around the world, go sunflower picking, or watch a super cool plane take to the skies!

 


 

Circus Vargas: Mr V’s Big Top Dream

Stonewood Center, Downey

Through September 12: Circus Vargas is proud to present their new 2021 production “Mr. V’s Big Top Dream!” It’s a show-stopping spectacular honoring legendary circus impresario, Clifford E. Vargas, the flamboyant, larger than life, over the top, maker of circus magic! Run away with the circus for two unforgettable hours of nonstop action, thrills, excitement, and adventure. Use code: 20EB21 for a 20% discount!

 

FINAL WEEKEND: Movies on the Beach at Newport Dunes

Newport Dunes, Newport Beach

Friday & Saturday, September 3-4: Watch Rataouille on September 3 and Coco on September 4. Enjoy some classic and family-friendly movies on the beach! Movies are free; food and drinks available for purchase (there is also a charge for parking). Movie screen by Moe B’s Watersports. Starts at dusk. Bring blanket and chairs.

 

Orange International Street Fair

Old Towne Orange

Friday-Sunday, September 3-5: Enjoy food, music, entertainment, and arts and crafts from cultures and ethnicities throughout the world. The fair features 15 ethnic streets with 42 food and drink booths, handmade arts and crafts, a street dedicated to kids, and eight stages of entertainment.

 

FINAL WEEKEND: Sawdust Art Festival

Laguna Beach

Through September 5: Sawdust Art Festival features the art of Laguna Beach artists and makers, in an eclectic handcrafted outdoor village located in the heart of Laguna Canyon. Visitors are invited to shop unique artwork in a wide range of media, and enjoy live music, roaming entertainment, daily art demonstrations and a variety of food and drink offerings.

 

FINAL WEEKEND: Bubble Planet at Kidspace

Pasadena

Through September 6: Bubble Planet is an all-outdoor experience with bubble-themed activities and soapy, spacey versions of your favorite Kidspace exhibits. The 3.5-acre campus will be filled with bubbles just for you and your family to pop, bounce, and splash.

 

Sunflower Picking at Hana Field

Costa Mesa

Saturday & Sunday, September 4-5: Pick sunflowers at Hana Field, Orange County’s premier u-pick sunflower and flower fields. You must bring your own cutting utensils (sunflowers have very thick stems, so bring a sharp cutter or serrated knife) and gardening gloves (especially if you have sensitive skin). Registration required.

 

Flying Demo at Planes of Fame Air Museum

Chino

Saturday, September 4: See the museum’s Curtiss P-40N “Warhawk” take to the skies! Enjoy Q&A with the pilot, refreshments, living history re-enactors, and other fun activities.

 

Long Beach Greek Festival

Long Beach

Saturday-Monday, September 4-6: Enjoy Greek food and desserts, dancing lessons and performances, live music, videos, specialty shopping and more.  Free parking and shuttles at the VA Hospital parking lot.

 

Family Tour of Sherman Gardens

Corona del Mar

Saturday, September 4: Sherman Gardens is full of unique plants, interesting exhibits and wildlife. Explore the Succulent Garden, Fern Grotto and Tropical Conservatory amongst many others, with an expert Docent Tour Guide. This family friendly tour lasts about one hour and is free with garden admission. Registration required.

 

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This post was written by Alina Na

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