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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.
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.
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.
Gather the family for a night of camping, crafts, singing, flashlight hikes, s'mores and more! Dinner and breakfast are included. Please bring a tent, sleeping bags, flashlights and water bottles.
Camp overnight at the zoo! Grab your sleeping bags and flashlights and settle in to listen to the nighttime sounds of the zoo. The experience includes guided evening and morning tours of the Zoo, interactive activities, a nighttime snack, and live animal presentations. Continental breakfast is also provided.
Bank of America is helping its customers become "cultured" through their program "Museums on Us," giving bank cardholders free admission to cultural venues in Southern California.
On the first Sunday of every month, Chuck E. Cheese opens two hours early, specifically for children with autism and other special needs.
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.
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.
Families can enjoy music, rides, games, and music, plus buttery corn on the cob, great sandwiches, sweet funnel cakes, and other tasty treats. Be sure to visit the Corn Festival Marketplace with a variety of vendors.
Sneakers off, party on at Big Bounce America! With every bounce there’s a whole new experience to be shared and down every slide a new adventure for you, your friends and your family to be a part of.
The Festival of the Chariots includes a free feast for thousands, entertainment, exhibits and booths, all bringing together the finest in Indian culture.
Celebrate Friendship Day by making a storybook with your friends!
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.
The 5K will take place through the OC fair grounds in conjunction with the OC Fair. Come for fun for the whole family with games, prizes, and lots of fun!
Farmer Hello Kitty and her friends need help on the farm!
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.
Pack a picnic for this kid-friendly event, also featuring a complimentary Children's Arts & Crafts section. Art in Bixby Park is free to attend, with food trucks, live artist demos and live music. The art exhibit will feature illustration, photography, fine art, modern art, contemporary art, jewelry, ceramics and more.
The Angry Birds Movie 2 is about to be released in theaters and Red will be stopping by Kidspace to meet you!
Join the Ocean Institute’s marine educators in exploring the ocean from the top to bottom, while searching for some of the world’s largest and smallest creatures during our 2.5-hour long marine life exploration program.
A Faery Hunt shows are interactive performances designed for young audiences & families to inspire creativity, imaginations and fun.
This colorful, family-friendly music festival includes live concert performances by artists, Instrument Petting Zoo, and arts and 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.
A full range of talks and presentations on local ghost lore, the craft of monster making and the design of haunted attractions, immersive and interactive theatre, and previews of upcoming Halloween events and attractions, all from the people who make it happen!
Join choreographer Jennie MaryTai Liu in making a dance out of everyday gestures in this lively, drop-in workshop.
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.
Explore the practice of making colorful giant kites (barriletes) and their significance during Da de los Muertos in Guatemala.
Sunday Circle is a monthly event for the children, volunteers and staff of The Friendship Circle to come together for a variety of entertainment, recreation and enrichment activities such as music, art, sports, and dance sessions.
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.
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!
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.
It's the perfect way to end a lazy summer day. Grab a lawn chair or blanket and join Pacific Symphony for free music and family fun!
Bring blankets and low-level chairs and watch concerts under the stars.
End your weekend on a high note! Pack a picnic basket and come on down to Hurless Barton Park Amphitheater for some great music with family and friends.