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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.
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 world's largest surf competition and lifestyle festival. Watch as the best surfers in the world compete for one of the largest prize purses in the industry at this annual World Surf League qualifier.
What musical will be playing in Pearson Park this summer? It's Beauty and the Beast! For the chance to win free tickets, text “PEARSONPARKLIVE” to 44222. Enjoy a Broadway-style, professional production, and introduce live theater to your family!
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.
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.
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.
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.
Watch beach competitions including volleyball, lifeguard, bodysurfing, SUP, paddleboard, surfing, sandcastle design, and swimming.
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.
Spend a day on a real working farm and learn how to grow your own food! This hand-on interactive workshop is great for all ages. Participants learn about soil conditioning, seed planting, weeding, and harvesting.
Watch a different kid-favorite movie each week all summer long at Harkins Theatres.
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.
Put on your tap shoes, the 17th annual LA Tap Fest has returned! A range of tap dances include Hip-Hop, African, Kathak (classical Indian dance) and Lindy Hop.
Join Del Amo Fashion Center in their Outdoor Village for a fun-filled day of educational activities, face-painting, balloon twisting, giveaways, food sampling, and more.
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.
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.
Donate to the chosen charity and receive FREE admission to the OC Fair. Donations are accepted at the blue, yellow or green gate only.
Participate in the movie! Cosplay encouraged and props will be provided – you’ll get to sing & dance along, use noisemakers, throw props, make costumes, and more!
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.
*Apparate* yourself to the library where you can enjoy crafts, activities, and spells from the Wizarding World.
Drop by the children's library and read to therapy dogs. The library will have plenty of books available.
Celebrate 'The Boy Who Lived' and the wizarding world on this special day! Crafts and more will be provided. House colors and Harry Potter attire is welcomed.
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!
Calling all Harry Potter fans! Rock out with Harry and the Potters as they sing songs based on the Harry Potter books and movies.
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.
Have dinner downtown and then head to the Krikorian Courtyard for a free summer concert.
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 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.
The traditional rodeo gets turned up a notch for two nights of Extreme Rodeo, featuring wild antics like Ring of Fire, Toro Totter, and Bull Poker.
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.”
Long Beach Symphony volunteers explain how musical instruments work, how they make different sounds, and how they fit into the orchestra.
Kids (ages 5 and up) can make bookmarks with alcohol ink.
Kids (3-13) participate in carnival style games for fun or tasty prizes. Games include the ping pong toss for live goldfish, face painting booth, money ring toss, and the candy sand booth.
Ringleaders of all ages are invited to enjoy creating circus-inspired crafts. Clowning around is encouraged!
Creepy, crawly, or fascinating? Find out for yourself as you meet live bugs, read a bug themed book, sculpt a model, and examine a bug under a microscope.
Build your child’s pre-literacy, cognitive, and motor skills through song and rhyme!