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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.
This three-day BBQ extravaganza features competitions and tastings, live bands, a giant food court, and dance floor, plus a children’s area with bounce houses, carnival games, face painting 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.
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.
Disney’s Beauty and The Beast, the smash hit Broadway musical, is coming to Torrance! Based on the Academy Award-winning animated feature film, this breathtaking spectacle has won the hearts of millions of people worldwide. This classic musical love story is filled with unforgettable characters, gorgeous sets and costumes, and dazzling production numbers including “Be Our Guest” and the beloved title song. Running August 16-24, Disney’s Beauty and The Beast is the classic story of Belle, a young woman in a…
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!
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.
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!
On select Fridays, kids (ages 4-10) can enjoy a delicious dinner, snacks, plus games, crafts and movies, while parents enjoy a night out without the kiddos. For added fun, kids are encouraged to dress up for the evening's theme.
Bring a blanket or lawn chair to enjoy a free showing of three children's movies.
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.
An “indie” bazaar with food trucks, live music and the coolest SoCal vendors for crafts, vintage items, home goods and oddities.
Bring the family a free screening, plus games and activities before the show.
Enjoy a fun-filled movie night under the stars! Walk around and take part in pre-movie activities such as face painting and explore our community booths for giveaways or grab something to snack on from our food trucks.
Bring out the kids to enjoy live music on select Friday nights featuring a variety of family-friendly entertainment and popular local bands.
Come to The Centre in Lakewood and join your neighbors and friends at FUN-Tastic Family Nights. Each Friday event includes a light meal and fabulous entertainment for the entire family.
Give your kids a night of non-stop bouncing and games! Every other Friday night, parents can drop off the kids (ages 4-17) for a night of activities, music, pizza, juice and snacks.
Do your kids love FortNite, Minecraft, virtual reality or battling robots? Join BrainStorm on Friday or Saturday nights for BrainStorm Game Night!
Brea Fest is a family event that is Brea’s “tastiest” celebration and party of the year. “Kidsville” includes face painting, a caricature artist, make-and-take crafts, and kid-friendly foods.
Enjoy a summer family film night at Bowers Museum.
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.
Celebrate the 30th anniversary of Orange County's premiere resident ballet company with a gala performance filled with world-renowned ballet artists.
Enjoy a family film night watching Labyrinth under the stars!
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 Disney's Freaky Friday, a new musical.
Featuring visually stunning imagery and groundbreaking special effects, the action-packed adventure of Jurassic Park pits man against prehistoric predators in the ultimate battle for survival.
Snuggle up under the stars, and enjoy some of your favorite family flicks!
Join the Civic Theatre Under the Stars in their upcoming summer production of Rock on Broadway, a musical "rock-umentary" featuring smash hit songs from some of the greatest rock musicals ever to hit Broadway.
Rock on Broadway is a musical "rock-umentary" featuring smash hit songs from some of the greatest rock musicals ever to hit Broadway.
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.
Join Santa Monica Playhouse for a heart-warming and unique Snow White story.
Save Our Beach conducts a monthly beach cleanup on the 3rd Saturday of the month from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. rain or shine at the beach parking lot at the end of 1st Street, Seal Beach.
Watch local teams test their strength, stamina and endurance to see how far they can pull a 124,000-pound jet the fastest.
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.
Groups and individuals of all ages are invited to participate and support this monthly environmental clean-up effort. The 30-Minute Beach Cleanups are held rain or shine. Organizers provide free giveaways, trash bags, gloves, refreshments, and volunteer service verification forms.