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Celebrate art with over 100 fine artists and artisans at the Laguna Art-A-Fair, which features art demonstrations and workshops for kids, live entertainment and food and drink.
Guests are invited to shop along sawdust-covered paths in a hand-built village of fine art and eclectic craftsmanship.
Enjoy the award-winning work of exhibited artists, demonstrations and art workshops, daily art tours, live music, special events, on-site restaurants and much more.
Kidspace is celebrating 40 years with 40 Days of FUN! Parents can relive childhood memories of summer with spontaneous play alongside their children.
Get ready to be amazed and enchanted by ninety minutes of tableaux vivants (living pictures). Watch art come to life right before your eyes in a star-lit amphitheater. There’s nothing else like it.
During Toddler Time, Big Air provides their youngest guests with the time of their lives jumping around and giving moms and dads a fun outing destination. Big Air opens their doors for little ones to jump at their own speed and comfort level.
The magical competition is brewing once again at South Coast Botanic Garden — who will win, Team Fairies or Team Trolls? This time our magical Garden residents are throwing a Jamboree in honor of the games! You are invited to attend, that is, if you can find the super-secret location.
Kids across North America can bowl for free all summer long at one of 1,300+ participating bowling centers.
OC Public Libraries (OCPL) invites readers of all ages to participate in the 2019 Summer Reading Challenge - It’s Showtime At Your Library! Earn points for reading and completing fun activities and collect badges along the way. All ages can participate.
As the days get longer, guests can take advantage of extended zoo hours to join in all the fun of Nighttime Zoo’s special activities, evening festivities and live entertainment.
Looking for places to go with your family today? Find everything from animal encounters and family fun centers to splash pads and water parks.
From a Teddy Bear Picnic and and National Ice Cream Day to Space Week and Harry Potter's Birthday, Pretend City has lots of special July events for littles and their families to enjoy!
After the sun goes down, Knott’s Summer Nights livens up the night with a nighttime party that offers numerous ways to celebrate the outdoor festivities as live music, food and family-friendly games take over the Knott’s midway, June 7th – August 11th.
Long Beach Symphony volunteers explain how musical instruments work, how they make different sounds, and how they fit into the orchestra.
Family-friendly concerts will be held in parks, outdoor amphitheaters, community centers, libraries and museums throughout LA County featuring a variety of artists performing all genres.
Bring your tots onto the field for some hands on experience in soccer! This is a parent-child pre-soccer program specifically designed for toddlers. Knowledgeable instructors and puppet friends Mimi and PePe will take you and your little one through a world of exciting activity.
Watch a different kid-favorite movie each week all summer long at Harkins Theatres.
Kids (5-10) can connect with nature by exploring Irvine Park with one of the zookeepers. After, return to the zoo for crafts and animal fun.
Supervised playground features a pond with rafts and play structures, including a rope bridge, a mud slide and a fort-building area.
Step back in time as the Education Commons comes to life with fun, historical activities for the whole family. Learn to sketch, make a one-of-a-kind sea glass creation, try your hand at a traditional craft, or explore the science of Crystal Cove State Park.
Uncover the stories of the people who shaped the West with hands-on objects, dress-up, scavenger hunts, gold panning, native plant exploration and more activities inspired by Western history and culture.
Each week from June 19th through July 31st, the shopping center will invite children ages 4 through 12 to attend a themed activity, snack, kids craft and giveaway.
Join Oak Canyon naturalists on Wednesday nights and enjoy a twilight walk led by their staff naturalists, followed by a presentation.
Lights, camera, action! Play with a green screen, explore Claymation, movie Foley art and sound effects, and D.I.Y. 3D glasses and artwork.
This two-hour, non-structured program allows children to explore their creative personalities while enhancing critical thinking, problem-solving, and innovation!
A special 6-week program presented by Independent Therapy Dogs, Inc., allows children of all ages to read aloud to a certified therapy dog.
Drop by the children's library and read to therapy dogs. The library will have plenty of books available.
Come one, come all, to Annie Banannie's Wacky Alien Talent Show! Annie Banannie hosts this zany extraterrestrial talent show where creatures from planets across the galaxy show off their strange talents.
Relax and enjoy the sounds of great music! Pack a picnic lunch or buy food from local non-profit vendors. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets. Don’t miss out on this free event!
Grab the family, some chairs and blankets, and enjoy a concert by the pier.
Celebrate 110 years of the Long Beach Municipal Band! Come out with your family and friends for music under the stars. Bring a blanket, chairs, and food and enjoy the sounds of big band, pop, jazz and more.
Bring your family and friends to enjoy a night of music under the stars! Food will be available for purchase, but you're welcome to bring a picnic, plus lawn chairs or blankets for seating.
Bring your picnic baskets, food, lawns chairs and blankets and get ready to rock. A variety of popular musical themes are served up at this hot concert series.
Bring a picnic dinner, blankets, and chairs and meet family and friends for summer sounds under the stars.
Watch a variety of exhilarating entertainment that will get you tapping your feet and dancing to the beat. Bring a beach chair and blanket, purchase food from local food trucks and treats from the candy bar, and enter prize drawings.
Pack your picnic baskets, relax, and enjoy free entertainment for all ages under the summer starry sky. Bring blankets or low lawn chairs and get ready for a great time. Reminder: please leave pets at home.
Bring chairs and a picnic and enjoy food vendors and a concert in the park, with a different performer each week. Friendly dogs are welcome but must be on leashes.
Bring a lawn chair, blanket, picnic style dinner and the whole family for screenings of family-friendly movies all summer long, at neighborhood parks across Long Beach.
RENT follows an unforgettable year in the lives of seven artists struggling to follow their dreams without selling out.
Summer nights are perfect for an evening under the stars and a movie! Thursdays evenings through August 22, The Queen Mary invites all ages to free, outdoor screenings, including: an Indiana Jones Double Feature, Grease, and Double Feature night with Beetlejuice and Edward Scissorhands.
From the first notes to the final breath, West Side Story is one of the most memorable musicals and greatest love stories of all time. Shakespeare's timeless classic story of Romeo and Juliet is transported to modern-day New York City as two young, idealistic lovers find themselves caught between warring street gangs, the American “Jets” and the Puerto Rican “Sharks.”
Kids (3-4) can join an hour of creativity and fun with an animal theme! Come ready to get a little messy! Class includes hands-on learning, fun crafts and meeting zoo animals up close!
Join us for David Skale’s “Show Me the Bunny!” This fantastic show features silly comedy, lots of audience participation, tons of magic, and…a bunny!
7-Eleven Day is back! Beat the summer heat with a free Slurpee at participating 7-Eleven locations!
The Concerts in the Park series offers popular and diverse musical acts. Dinner and refreshments will be sold, or attendees may bring their own picnic basket.
A summer tradition for over two decades. This very popular event keeps kids so busy laughing they can barely finish the race. Activities include crazy relays, silly obstacle courses and more.
Bring a blanket and enjoy popular children's films in our air-conditioned Community Room. Popcorn and snacks will be available for purchase.
Looking for a fun and safe after-school and summer break activity? Every Thursday, kids can enjoy Junior Cosmic Bowling, two hours of glow-in-the dark bowling. Also, register for Kids Bowl Free, which includes two free games a day all summer!
Exercise your panic skills by joining our teen escape room. Teens get one hour to find the clues and solve the puzzles to escape the library's program room.
Come enjoy a performance at the library. From juggling to dancing, there's something for everyone!