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August Events at Pretend City

DATES: Wednesday, August 3 - Sunday, August 28

Movie Night in the City
Friday, August 5
$21.95 for children and adults

Join Pretend City for a featured movie The Land Before Time in Orange Plaza. Bring your own snacks, blanket and chairs to enjoy a movie celebrating their resident dino friends. The museum will be open for children to play and interact in the learning spaces.

Raksha Bandhan
Thursday, August 11
Included with museum admission

During Raksha Bandhan, many sisters give their brothers a bracelet woven of red and gold. Visit Pretend City to make bracelets with beads, craft a sunrise, explore different types of instruments, and listen to themed story time.

Night in the Museum
Thursday, August 11

$21.95 for children and adults

Spend time after hours exploring the seven dinosaurs in their newest exhibit and collect Dino Trading Cards. Bring a flashlight, binoculars, and dress up to go on a hunt for dinos at night.

Elephant’s Day
Wednesday, August 17
Included with museum admission

Make your own elephant, paint with leaves and plants, and enjoy a themed story time.

Tooth Fairy Day
Tuesday, August 23
Included with museum admission

The tooth fairy will be handing out toothbrushes, posing for photos, and interacting with children. Get free dental screenings from 9am – 12:30pm, enjoy story time and puppet show, play with different types of toothpaste, and visit with pre-dental undergraduate students from UCI.

Pretend City’s 13th Birthday Bonanza
August 27-28
Included with museum admission

Celebrate Pretend City’s birthday with cake crafts, story time, music, and birthday scavenger hunt. Guest will get chocolate or vanilla cake after the birthday song.





Wednesday, August 3
Sunday, August 28


(949) 428-3900


29 Hubble
Irvine, CA 92618
(949) 428-3900

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