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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.
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!
Celebrate Circus Vargas’ 50th anniversary extravaganza bringing acrobats, daredevils and a flying trapeze for two unforgettable hours of nonstop action and adventure. Coming soon to Chino Hills, Woodland Hills, Laguna Hills and Torrance.
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."
Jazz in Bixby Park celebrates the passion and dedication of outstanding young jazz musicians performing classic and modern jazz. Pack a picnic and enjoy the evening with friends and family!
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 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.
Have your very own night at the museum! Become a nighttime paleontologist and have your own dinosaur encounter, go on an epic bug hunt, or travel back in time and go on an Antarctic expedition to dig up dinosaurs on the lost continent.
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.
Ride your bike to participating local shops and eateries in Long Beach on Saturdays to receive a special discount or offer. Just stop by at any time on Saturday and ask about their special Bike Saturdays deals for bicyclists, as part of the largest citywide discount program for cyclists in the nation. Check the website for details, bike workshops, and events.
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.”
Throughout the month of July, head to Golf N’ Stuff Norwalk for an incredible wristband deal as well as free Saturday entertainment: CharmandHappy.com offers free face painting and balloon art, 5-7 p.m. and listen to The Hat Factory perform Americana music, 7-9 p.m.
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.
Enjoy some classic and family-friendly movies on the beach! Food and drinks available for purchase.
The King and Queen have a new baby, Princess Briar-Rose! When the bad witch isn’t invited to the christening she sets a terrible curse on the poor young princess. Sixteen years later, it’s up to Prince Alexander to come to Briar-Rose’s rescue.
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.
Four outdoor screenings in historic Central Park include special free activities, Paradis Ice Cream (while supplies last), DJ music, and the chance to picnic in the picturesque setting prior to each film.
Celebrate World Jump Day today with Kidsguide's round up of great spots for kids to get their wiggles out! It's time for them to bounce off the walls (if they aren’t already) at these uber-bouncy spots!
Journey to the African savanna where a future king is born. Simba idolizes his father, King Mufasa, and takes to heart his own royal destiny. But not everyone in the kingdom celebrates the new cub’s arrival.
Join Santa Monica Playhouse for a heart-warming and unique Snow White story.
Watch classic summer movies at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery. The celebrity graveyard hosts its grassy lawn to movie-goers.
Saturday Morning Cartoons & Drawing is a place to bring the family and be inspired to create. There will be tables with drawing materials for all members of the family of any artistic level to participate.
The Huntington Beach International Surfing Museum hosts an afternoon of free music featuring different surf bands back-to-back.
Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the moon landing! Space Racers are encouraged to dress in their best spacesuits for this 5k run/walk. All day family fun includes STEM presentations, 3D printing demonstrations, stellar space face painting and more.
Save Our Beach conducts a monthly beach cleanup on the 3rd Saturday of the month from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. rain or shine at the beach parking lot at the end of 1st Street, Seal Beach.
Bring your whole family out to Plumeria Day where you can learn about and tour the plumeria collection. Workshops lead by plant experts are happening all day to teach you how to properly care for plumerias!
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.
Groups and individuals of all ages are invited to participate and support this monthly environmental clean-up effort. The 30-Minute Beach Cleanups are held rain or shine. Organizers provide free giveaways, trash bags, gloves, refreshments, and volunteer service verification forms.
Have you ever dreamed of being a star? Come and pretend as we make crafts for the stage and screen.
Explore nature in the great outdoors. Young attendees (3-9) will connect the natural world with their daily lives, deepening their understanding and appreciation for nature.
Supervised playground features a pond with rafts and play structures, including a rope bridge, a mud slide and a fort-building area.
Get a feel for camps offered by the New York Film Academy for kids (10-13) and teens (14-17). Camps include filmmaking, acting for film, musical theatre, photography, screenwriting, 3D animation, and music videos.
Ocean Institute beach cleanups removed over 1,000 pounds of trash in 2018. Help prevent even more trash from entering our ocean in 2019.
Build and create with Lego blocks provided by the library!
Bring your ukulele, play, sing, and learn some songs. Beginners welcome! Don’t have a ukulele? Come sing along.
Grab the family for a day of sun, live music, and food, including fish and chips, bratwurst and jumbo hot dogs. It's the longest running event in Seal Beach! Sponsored by the Seal Beach Lions Club.
Kids (ages 3+) make fun crafts.
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.
Fun (and appropriate) for all ages, 2 years - 200, The Really Awesome Improv Show features improv games that rely on audience suggestions and participation.
Calling all inspired builders and creators! Enjoy building with our LEGO and DUPLO collections. Parents/guardians must remain in the library.
Inspired by the Skirball summer exhibitions’ messages of freedom and authenticity, these interactive performances are designed to delight visitors of all ages.