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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 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 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.
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.
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.”
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.
Watch beach competitions including volleyball, lifeguard, bodysurfing, SUP, paddleboard, surfing, sandcastle design, and swimming.
Watch a different kid-favorite movie each week all summer long at Harkins Theatres.
On the first Thursday of every month, The Huntington opens its doors to all for free! Explore the library, gardens or art collections all at no cost.
Supervised playground features a pond with rafts and play structures, including a rope bridge, a mud slide and a fort-building area.
Kids (ages 5 and up) can make bookmarks with alcohol ink.
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.
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!
The Boone Children’s Gallery is a creative space where visitors of all ages are invited to explore the art of brush painting.
Not a single kid will be left dry by the end of this event, with relays, obstacle courses and more. Expect to get VERY wet!
For Kids Day at the OC Fair, kids ages 12 and under are admitted free! You can also purchase $3 Taste of the Fair food samples from noon - 4 p.m. and $35 unlimited carnival ride wristbands from noon - 5 p.m.
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!
Calling all inspired builders and creators! Enjoy building with our LEGO and DUPLO collections. Parents/guardians must remain in the library.
Tonight is a night just for the dogs! Bring your furry friend to the Fullerton Market for a night of dog contests, demonstrations, dog-related vendor booths and more.
Families and friends enjoy great local live music, food trucks and good times. Along with yummy food trucks, a beer and wine garden will be available for attendees 21 and over.
Dance the night away with L.A.’s best salsa and Latin fusion bands at the Autry’s popular summer series. The outdoor parties include free lessons with a salsa instructor, access to museum galleries, a separate children’s dance floor, and more.
Pack up your favorite picnic dinner, or take your pick from the on-site food trucks, and jam out with the fam under the stars!
Join the Redondo Pier Association for their Summer of Music with concerts on the pier.
Gather the family and enjoy an evening of dancing and live music in Civic Center Sunken Gardens.
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 the entire family to enjoy the sounds of summer. Dinner and refreshments will be sold, so bring your picnic blanket and have dinner while listening to fantastic live entertainment. Please remember that dogs, alcohol, and barbeques are not allowed at Lakewood parks.
Settle in for an evening outdoors with great live music! Food will be available for purchase.
Gather the family and enjoy live music and fun in the park. Bring chairs, blankets, and a picnic dinner; no EZ-ups or golf carts, please. Food trucks and dessert vendors will be available on-site.
Set up your lawn chairs and blankets for free family fun in the canyon. Bring your own picnic, or buy dinner from a food truck, and don't miss the free games and activities!
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.
Bring the family, blankets and chairs, and your favorite movie snacks for a free family movie.
Bring your own picnic to the Muckenthaler's outdoor amphitheater for summer night concerts in Fullerton.
Watch family movies while lounging in the sand under the stars. Bring your blanket or low-back beach chairs and a picnic. Dinner, snacks, and popcorn are available for purchase.
Rodeo fans, throw on your boots and biggest belt buckles for two nights of bronc and bull riding excitement.
The twenty-third season of Sunset Concerts invites Angelenos to experience the Skirball's stunning courtyard filled with music and stories from near and far.
The hit Broadway musical adaptation of Mary Poppins lands in Orange County with a heartwarming score, spoonfuls of imagination, and a flying nanny who's practically perfect in every way.
Enjoy some classic and family-friendly movies on the beach! Food and drinks available for purchase.