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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.
One of the most groundbreaking and romantic musicals ever written, West Side Story sets Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet in the turbulent and passionate streets of New York’s West Side during the 1950s. Tony is a dreamer, ready to leave his street gang behind and face the future head-on; Maria is idealistic and looking to explore womanhood and the world beyond her family’s dress shop. When the two meet, their worlds stop and cultural divides and societal expectations give way to…
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.
Kidsguide has your chance to win tickets to see everyone's favorite ogre in the hilarious stage spectacle! Based on the Oscar-winning, smash hit film, coming to Cerritos, August 9-25, the unlikely hero Shrek fights a fearsome dragon, rescues a feisty princess, and learns that real friendship and true love aren’t found only in fairy tales.
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.
Enjoy some classic and family-friendly movies on the beach! Food and drinks available for purchase.
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.
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.
Youth productions are a wonderful, affordable way to introduce your kids to the theater experience, and Orange County Children's Theatre's current production of Big Fish, is the perfect opportunity to do just that!
Join a Park Naturalist and learn “What’s Out There” at Crystal Cove State Park on this fun guided one-mile nature scavenger hunt.
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.
Kids (3-4) can come to learn all about animals you find in your backyard! Class includes hands-on learning, fun crafts and meeting zoo animals up close!
Spend your Friday nights listening to live music and entertainment throughout the summer.
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.
This fun tournament is open to all K-6th graders an includes three hours of chess, pizza and juice, as well as trophies for the top four players in each age category!
Join the summer movie night series in the park. Bring a blanket or low-back chair and sit under the night sky while enjoying a family-friendly movie! Go early to get a front seat, and enjoy the pre-movie activities.
Bring out the kids to enjoy live music on select Friday nights featuring a variety of family-friendly entertainment and popular local bands.
August 9: This workshop is for the entire family! Work as a family to complete the recipes and then take home your baked delights. Their Chef-instructors make cooking fun!
Head to the fantail of the Battleship IOWA and enjoy a movie screening of A Dogs Way Home under the guns.
Every other Friday, BounceU is making it darker and cranking up the excitement with special effects lighting. Kids will love the extra thrill and glow-in-the-dark accessories.
Do your kids love FortNite, Minecraft, virtual reality or battling robots? Join BrainStorm on Friday or Saturday nights for BrainStorm Game Night!
Bring your friends, family and a blanket for free movie fun under the stars! Snacks are available for a nominal fee.
Movies in the Park returns for another summer of free, outdoor family-friendly films. Bring a lawn chair, blanket, picnic dinner, and family and friends.
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.
Enjoy classic, family-friendly films in the beautiful outdoors of California's Native Garden!
Join YaYa’s Performance Academy as they present James and the Giant Peach, Jr.
Skateboard, camp and watch movies during this supervised campout. Dinner, snacks, and breakfast will be served. Bring a sleeping bag, even though you most likely will skate all night! Midnight madness contests and many other fun activities will be held during the evening.
Watch motor homes (August 7 and 9) and cars (August 8, 10 and 11) get crunched at the Demolition Derby at the OC Fair's Action Sports Arena.
Snuggle up under the stars, and enjoy some of your favorite family flicks!
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.
There’s no place like home! Follow Dorothy, Toto and their friends as they journey down the Yellow Brick Road and beyond in this timeless musical. Join the Summer Players, advanced students in SCR’s Theatre Conservatory, as they bring this wonderful and whimsical adventure to life on stage.
Happy 10th Birthday to Pretend City! They'll celebrate all month long, by honoring friends, grandparents, and special cultural traditions, and will end the month with a Birthday Bonanza!
Celebrate national bowling day by downloading the Bowlmojis app to win a free game at participating locations. Check the website for participating locations near you.
Join in to celebrate on the lanes with free bowling on National Bowling Day.
Copa Cabana Tournaments bring the atmosphere of a carnival party to the beach, with a Brazilian style barbecue, food vendors, music, DJ, rides and entertainment in between games.
Cap off summer vacation and celebrate the start of the school year with fun summer-themed STEM Experiments. Make ice cream in a bag using kitchen chemistry and make waves in a bottle to keep summer alive all year!
Join Santa Monica Playhouse for a heart-warming and unique Snow White story.
Get ready for the annual Wet & Wild 5K, a charitable event to benefit children and families in need.
Kids can fly around Big Bear for absolutely free and take in the beautiful sights around them while gaining the confidence of being in the air.
Visitors are invited to view the display of classic aircrafts at the Fullerton Municipal Airport.