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All Aboard The Pumpkin Patch Express!

September 20, 2019

Take a train ride to the Pumpkin Patch to select and decorate your own pumpkin to take home. Enjoy live entertainment, crafts, activities, trick or treating, carnival games, bounce house and more!

The Kid-Friendly Guide to Oktoberfest in SoCal

September 5, 2019

What is there for the kids to do at Oktoberfest? Believe it or not, this world-famous, brew-centric event is also a folk festival with fun activities and entertainment for families with children. You’ve just got to know when to go and what to look for… and for that, you have Kidsguide!

Robots & Drones & VR – Oh My! Very Special Innovation Fairs Coming!

September 4, 2019

Join The Help Group’s STEM³ Academy Very Special Innovation Fairs on Saturday, 9/14 in North Hollywood and on Saturday, 10/12 in Irvine. Each event is a FREE, family-friendly showcase of discovery and imagination that is equal parts science fair, high-tech exhibition, art show, and community carnival. Children of all ages and abilities are welcome.

Have a Blast at These SoCal Family Fun Centers!

August 15, 2019

Looking for a fun, family outing? Strike up a little friendly competition between parents vs. kids with a round of mini golf or a few laps of go karts! Check out these family fun centers that’ll make for an awesome family day.

Celebrate National Bowling Day at these Local Bowling Spots!

August 7, 2019

National Bowling Day is this Saturday, August 10th! Looking for places to celebrate this fun, family pastime? Kidsguide’s got you covered! Check out these local bowling spots… some offer special deals for National Bowling Day and some let kids bowl for free!

SoCal Stops for Kids Who Love Trains!

July 30, 2019

All aboard the Kidsguide Express! We’re taking your train-lovin’ family on an adventure across SoCal, chugging along to must-see train stops. Let’s go!

Win Tickets to KidCon!

July 29, 2019

KidCon is the ultimate event for kids and families. Designed for kids, and kids at heart, attendees will be able to shop, learn and play at this unforgettable event.

Hop, Skip, and Jump to These Bouncy Places for World Jump Day!

July 16, 2019

  World Jump Day is July 20 and that means it’s time for the kids to bounce off the walls (if they aren’t already)! But instead of jumpin’ around the house, let your kids get their wiggles out at these uber-bouncy spots!   Inflatable Fun The Big Bounce America August 2-18 | Norco   Bounce… View Article

Adventurers Wanted!

July 10, 2019

The Adventure Guides program was developed to help strengthen family relationships. Activities in this program may include camp outs, bowling, hiking, fishing, derby racing and more!

15 SoCal Waterparks for a Splashin’ Summer!

July 9, 2019

Get ready to splash the day away at these Southern California water parks! Mingle with flamingos at Aquatica, surf waves at The Wave Waterpark, or even build your own raft at Legoland’s water park.

2019 Summer Concerts in 30+ SoCal Cities!

June 25, 2019

Grab your picnic blanket, pack some snacks, sprawl out on the grass and listen to some amazing music! Get ready for a fun, summer night of dancing and singing along to your favorite tunes.

Family-Friendly Movies All Summer Long!

June 20, 2019

Warm summer nights means snuggling up with the family for outdoor movies at the beach and the park! Or, catching special summer deals at the theaters. However your family likes to do movie night, Kidsguide’s got you covered!

5 Must-Do Activities for Kids Who Love Dogs

June 6, 2019

Take your kids to see the all-new “Dogs! A Science Tail” exhibition, earn a pet care patch, read to therapy dogs, and visit a state-of-the-art facility dedicated to kids and dogs.

The Ultimate Blogosaurus of Dino-mite Activities!

May 16, 2019

  Rawr! Is your kiddo a fan of all things dinosaurs? Here at Kidsguide, we know dino-love NEVER goes extinct. That’s why we’ve put together this blogosaurus filled with ten must-see dino destinations!   Dino Days at the Nature Park Lake Forest June 1-2, 2019: Experience the adventure as the Nature Park is transformed into… View Article

A Tale as Old as Time Comes to Life

May 15, 2019

Be our guest! Step into the enchanted world of Broadway’s modern classic, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, an international sensation that continues to amaze and delight with its captivating story of soaring romance, bright humor and thrilling adventure.

Give Your Child the Gift of Camp this Summer!

May 8, 2019

YMCA’s summer sleepaway camp offers a wide variety of outdoor activities led by trained and experienced leaders who guide youth (ages 8-17) in having an unforgettable adventure. Register for Camp E.L.K. today, cabins are filling fast!

Win Tickets to Circus Vargas!

May 6, 2019

  Circus Vargas is coming to town! Win FIVE (5) tickets to see this amazing show! Tickets are good for any show date/time. Circus Vargas will be in Downey from May 16-27 and then Laguna Hills from May 31 – June 9. Good luck, Kidsguiders!    

Summer Camp Steals & Deals!

April 23, 2019

Our CampGuide will help you find the perfect summer camp to entertain your kiddos! To start things off, we’ve rounded up some camps that offer special deals and discounts.

Special Events & Resources for Special Kids

April 10, 2019

  In honor of National Autism Awareness Month/Autism Acceptance Month, we’ve rounded up special events and resources tailored just for kids with autism and/or special needs. Kidsguide is dedicated to bringing a little bit of happiness to all families.     Special Events & Activities Autism Walk or Run in Los Angeles Saturday, April 13… View Article

Where Kids & Teens Can Star in a Show!

April 4, 2019

If you’ve got singin’, dancin’, actin’ kiddo (or teen), you’re in luck! Our area is full of musical theater opportunities. Check out 22 of the best theater arts programs for kids!

Fly Off to These SoCal Flight Museums!

April 4, 2019

Have a plane-lovin’ kid? You’re gonna want to visit these flight museums! Jump into the cockpit of a cool plane, go in a flight simulator, learn about World War II aircrafts and more!

5 Kid-tastic Children’s Museums in SoCal

April 4, 2019

Let’s go to a magical place where kids can learn through play and explorations in environments designed just for them. We’ve got six children’s museums in So Cal you are not going to want to miss!

Eight Math Games Your Kids Will Love

April 4, 2019

Math games keep kids engaged and interested. Work the games naturally into their playtime for a fun way to explore the world of math. Try these eight simple math games that your kids are sure to love.

9 Ways to Have a Blast with Bubbles!

April 4, 2019

Bubbles are simple, inexpensive, and they never fail to entertain. We’ve rounded up 8 fun activities that are sure to get your kids bubbling with excitement!

20+ Places to Play Indoors

March 20, 2019

We’ve put together the best indoor playgrounds in SoCal. These facilities are not only great for kids to get their wiggles out, but many of them also offer family sessions, parents’ night out, and more! Check it out!

Perfect Party Places for Little Ones!

March 20, 2019

Yay! It’s time to celebrate your little one’s birthday! We found 5 places that are perfect for little hands and feet to run (or crawl!) around and play on their special day.

5 Bedtime Hacks

January 9, 2018

Tackle the dreaded bedtime routine with these tips and tricks — number 5 is a must!

6 Top Time-Out Tricks

January 19, 2016

Staring down a little face in a foul mood? Keep the peace with these 6 top time-out tricks from the experts.

4 Secrets to Make Homework a Breeze

September 8, 2015

Now that the school year is back in full swing, that means homework assignments are here, too. Make the process as painless as possible with these tried-and-true tips.