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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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
JACCC celebrates the Nisei Week Japanese Festival with cultural exhibitions, entertainment, and activities throughout the two weekends.
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.
Come spend a night with Surf City Gymnastics and enjoy gymnastics, games, and prizes while you play with friends and staff members!
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.
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.
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.
Join Santa Monica Playhouse for a heart-warming and unique Snow White story.
Start watching the night skies in August, when the Perseid meteor shower starts moving at a steady pace.
Have you ever wondered, “Where are all of the wild animals in the park?” Visit a free show and exhibit and discover mysterious clues animals leave behind. Plus, you'll make a wild animal track mold, complete a scavenger hunt for a prize, and enjoy nature crafts and games.
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.
Join a two-hour interactive summer tour around the Dana Point Harbor. Learn about the history of the harbor and its unique ecosystem. All experience levels, ages 12+, are welcome.
Dancers, drums and spectators are welcome at the City's 19th annual Robert Canada Friendship Pow Wow.
Join the herd at a fun-filled weekend in celebration of World Elephant Day, where you’ll learn amazing facts about these magnificent animals and explore various ways that the Zoo and others are working to safeguard elephants in the wild.
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.
Discover the art and mastery of the Bob Baker Marionette Show (founded in 1963, the oldest children's theater company in Los Angeles) during these Sunday morning celebrations. This show is for all ages. Pack a picnic and enjoy family time in the park!
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.
Come to the Irvine Ranch Outdoor Education Center to enjoy a day of fun! Hit a bull's eye with a bow and arrow, take aim with a BB gun, or fly down the zip line. This event is open to everyone, so pack a lunch and bring some friends!
Inspired by the Skirball summer exhibitions’ messages of freedom and authenticity, these interactive performances are designed to delight visitors of all ages.
Beat the heat sitting inside the stunning Walt Disney Concert Hall, while Cal Phil takes you on a musical journey.
A true celebration of summer, Maine lobster is flown in fresh and prepared on site with traditional seafood accompaniments, plus kids' activities and live entertainment.
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!
Joe and Justin record and perform family music with a goal to inspire children and their parents to step outside and get creative. They believe this can motivate kids to gain a greater respect for the natural world, their communities and themselves.
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.
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.
Watch a family flick under the stars, with pre-show music and plenty of food trucks. Bring your own blanket or low-backed chairs - even your dog! Locations vary.
Enjoy a family friendly movie on a Sunday evening under the warm summer night at Splash!
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.
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 Club is all about fun, exploring, and learning through crafts, story time, and fun performances planned throughout the year.
The Shoreline Symphonic Winds performs classic wind band literature as well as contemporary film score transcriptions with performances year-round in the parks and concert venues of Long Beach.