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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.
The musical adaptation of Disney’s classic film takes you on an adventure from a magical kingdom beneath the sea to a palace in the human world as the beautiful young mermaid, Ariel, searches for love. Irresistible songs include "Under the Sea," "Kiss the Girl" and "Part of Your World."
Kids (3-11) and parents alike can participate in an overnight camp experience with games, crafts, nature walks, roasting marshmallows and singing around the campfire. Camp guides will help parents set up camp and help kids have fun. All meals and snacks are prepared so parents can relax and enjoy nature. $10 per person.
Kidspace is celebrating its birthday and you are invited! Create and wear a birthday hat, play classic party games, and join the interactive dance party with DJ Bree and a confetti blast at 1:00pm each day.
The annual OC Fair offers 23 days and nights of fun! Check out barns full of animals, zany and delish food, concerts under the stars, midway games and rides, action-packed sports, acres of shopping and more.
Enjoy an evening under the stars, crafts, entertainment, a nature walk, smores by the campfire, dinner, breakfast and more.
Families camp out under the stars with a real campfire, plus games, crafts, nature walks, roasting marshmallows and campfire songs.
Enjoy a beautiful family-friendly three- or four-hour train trip adventure through the Heritage Valley on scheduled Saturdays and Sundays during the year. Ride on historic train cars used in several well known movies, TV shows and commercials. Includes two fun stops to explore along the route.
Pack up your family and your tent and camp out in the Sports Park! The evening will be filled with a hearty dinner, as well as a delicious dessert. Enjoy playing games and singing campfire songs. Wake up to an early morning bagel and donut breakfast at the park.
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 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.”
You’re family is invited to the Space Center, the birthplace of the Apollo, to commemorate the moon landing. Activities include: Apollo Summer Camps in July; rocket launch world record attempt, July 16; NASA Day, July 19, including free admission; Apollo 11 Landing Day celebration, July 20 and more!
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.
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.
Join Santa Monica Playhouse for a heart-warming and unique Snow White story.
Parents and children participate together to create an art project at the Long Beach Museum of Art with a free art-making workshop.
Have you ever wondered, “Where are all of the wild animals in the park?” Visit a free show and exhibit and discover mysterious clues animals leave behind. Plus, you'll make a wild animal track mold, complete a scavenger hunt for a prize, and enjoy nature crafts and games.
Take a guided wagon ride around the farm, stop at different areas and try different summer fruits and vegetables, and finally step into the melon patch to sample delicious homegrown melon, then take one of your own home!
The Newport Bay Conservancy offers a tour of the Upper Newport Bay every Saturday and Sunday morning year-round. Trained naturalists conduct water tours that begin with a quick lesson on how to paddle and then lead participants into the Ecological Reserve.
Tour the facility, including the loop trail and marine life.
Try your luck at finding the gold in the custom-designed Mission trough or make arrowhead necklaces and adobe brick while learning about the lifestyle of Mission Native Americans.
Relive Orange County's past with a family fun day of guided hikes, archaeology, paleontology, fossils, Native American artifacts, and history.
Shakespeare by the Sea presents "The Taming of the Shrew." Bring picnic dinners, blankets and beach chairs to enjoy this classic Shakespeare play.
Fun (and appropriate) for all ages, 2 years - 200, The Really Awesome Improv Show features improv games that rely on audience suggestions and participation.
Dana Wharf Sportfishing invites all children to come to our dock side fishing clinic and learn hands on techniques on fishing from the experts.
Inspired by the Skirball summer exhibitions’ messages of freedom and authenticity, these interactive performances are designed to delight visitors of all ages.
Family Art Day at the Festival of Arts is the most fun-filled, art-filled and enchantment-filled day of the entire summer for families! When kids arrive, they'll get a booklet full of coupons redeemable for special activities and treats.
Celebration of Adobe. Squish a little history between your toes at this delightfully muddy festival! Mud-tastic activities include adobe brick-making, mud relay races, plus clay sculpting, archaeology adventures and more!
Set sail aboard the schooner Spirit of Dana Point and experience California from the perspective of an early tallship explorer. Join the crew to help raise sail, handle lines, and steer the ship, or simply sit back, relax and enjoy the majesty of sailing the seas.
RENT follows an unforgettable year in the lives of seven artists struggling to follow their dreams without selling out.
Beat the heat sitting inside the stunning Walt Disney Concert Hall, while Cal Phil takes you on a musical journey.
Cruise the beautiful Dana Point Harbor during this family-friendly harbor cruise. On the cruise, Ocean Institute staff will share the history and ecology of the harbor.
This summer, legendary concert and event venue The Wiltern will be screening four children classics: Frozen, June 23; Charlie & The Chocolate Factory, July 14; Coco, July 28; Robin Hood, August 4. Come early and take advantage of themed photo opps, face painting, coloring stations and more.
Come back to a time when hair was big, greed was good, collars were up and a wedding singer just might be the coolest guy in the room.
At 20,00 Leagues, the monsters are all around you. There is a sea monster on the loose and when Professor Arronax is sent to investigate, the beast damages his ship, leaving him adrift.
The Dana Point Summer Concert Series features two bands an event with BBQ food and beverages available to purchase. Bring a blanket, or low back lawn chair, and get your groove on!
A Huntington Beach tradition for 45 years! Bring family, friends and a picnic dinner for free musical entertainment at the Central Park Bandshell. Wear your dancing shoes!
Picnic on the lawn surrounded by the historic Victorian homes of Heritage Square, while viewing classic movies.
Grab your lawn chairs, picnic baskets and dancing shoes for an evening of music in the park. Gourmet food trucks will be onsite and a portion of proceeds will benefit the Irvine 2/11 Marine Adoption Committee and other Irvine nonprofit organizations.
Watch a family flick under the stars, with pre-show music and plenty of food trucks. Bring your own blanket or low-backed chairs - even your dog! Locations vary.
Shakespeare by the Sea presents "The Taming of the Shrew." Bring picnic dinners, blankets, and beach chairs to enjoy this classic Shakespeare play.