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Bubblefest is Back at Discovery Cube Orange County!

February 21, 2020

Come see the Mega Bubblefest Laser Show, walk on water in the Water Spheres, make GIANT bubbles, see science demonstrations, and explore all that the science center has to offer. Bubblefest is sure to be a highlight of your family’s Spring Break.

All-Star Magic Show Comes to Cerritos

February 18, 2020

It’s Magic! features an all-new cast of award-winning performers from around the globe, read to leave audiences speechless and spellbound with sleight-of-hand illusions, stage tricks, comedy and variety acts.

Learn the Ways of the Jedi at La Mirada Theatre

February 17, 2020

Your family will be thrilled as they join the Rebel Alliance and use the Force within. Learn the ways of the Jedi with mind tricks, light saber lessons, physical challenges, magical mayhem and fun …to defeat the Dark Side! Kids (and kids at heart) are encouraged to come in costume!

How to Throw the Ultimate Art Party!

February 13, 2020

Throw your mini Picasso the ultimate art party! There’s lots of local art studios that’ll do all the work for you or you can take on the creative challenge of throwing a party at home. Whatever the case, Kidsguide’s got you covered! 

Join the Wizard Academy at La Mirada Theatre

February 12, 2020

Join the Wizard Academy on March 8th at La Mirada Theatre. Children are led on a zany, mystical day-in-the-life of a Wizard in Training. Learn how to brew magical potions and wave your wand at this family-friendly show!

Win Tickets to Monster Jam in Anaheim

February 3, 2020

Win tickets to Monster Jam including passes to the Pit Party! The most action-packed motorsports experience for families in the world today returns to Anaheim for another high-octane season featuring the ultimate mix of high-flying action and four-wheel excitement.

Where to Play with Snow in the City!

December 17, 2019

You don’t have to drive far into the mountains to have fun in the snow. Check out these fun events in the city that offer real, synthetic, and even virtual snow!

The Lion Guard Exhibit Now Open at Discovery Cube LA!

December 12, 2019

Experience an adventure through the Pride Lands where your kids will be inspired to protect the Circle of Life, train in the Lion Guards’s secret lair, explore the power of teamwork, go on special missions, and discover the African savannah.

Ice Skate at L.A. LIVE!

December 7, 2019

Skate your way into the holiday season! The annual LA Kings Holiday Ice presented by Coca-Cola brings outdoor ice skating to L.A. LIVE’s Xbox Plaza! The ice rink is only here for a limited time, so don’t miss out on this fun family activity, romantic date night, or a fun way to pass the time before and after a sports game or concert!

Holiday Steals & Deals from Kidsguide

December 5, 2019

We’ve collected all the special deals from our HolidayGuide sponsors including Pirate’s Dinner Adventure, Big Air, Capistrano Lights, Golf N’ Stuff, Rolling Robots and more!

Unwrap the Gift of Play at Pretend City Children’s Museum

December 4, 2019

Celebrate the magic of holidays all month long at Pretend City Children’s Museum in Irvine. Events include Chanukah celebrations, Christmas countdown festivities, Las Posadas celebrations, Santa visits, Festival of Kwanzaa, and their Annual Noon Year’s Confetti Countdown. Don’t miss out!

15 Questions to Encourage Gratitude in Kids

November 19, 2019

Kids (and grown ups, too!) often forget all the little, amazing things we have in our lives. Here’s a few questions to get little minds thinking about all they have to be grateful for.

5 Easy Ways to Incorporate STEM at Home

November 7, 2019

It’s National STEM Day on November 8! The day inspires kids to explore their interests in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math. And guess what parents, STEM education can happen right at home! Check out these 5 easy ways to include STEM learning on a daily basis.

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!

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!

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!

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

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.

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