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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.
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.
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…
End the summer with a fun free concert by Pop Vinyl. Also enjoy food trucks and a free Kids Zone.
Every wonder what Zumba is? Do your kids want to try dance like tap, hip hop, ballet or tap, but not ready to make the commitment to a class series? For one week, Kick It Up offers free classes! Kids can try any class, you too! Class times vary.
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.
OC Night Market features 200+ food, merchandise, crafts, arts, games, music, and entertainment attractions in an epic event that appeals to all ages.
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.
The Ultimate Disney Fan Club Event, D23 Expo, presents three full days of “inside-the-magic” experiences you won’t find anywhere else.
Cabrillo Marine Explore the ocean at "see" level. Kids will hear and tell stories, scamper like crabs, touch sea animals, make a take-home project and explore the many wonders of the sea in the Aquarium and in the lab.
Spend your Friday nights listening to live music and entertainment throughout the summer.
Fiesta La Ballona, Culver City's annual "Party in the Park" features carnival rides and games, live performances, booths featuring artisan wares, vendors and local groups, a petting zoo and pony rides, food trucks 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.
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!
Enjoy a movie under the stars in front of a giant inflatable screen. Free popcorn and candy, activities, and food for purchase.
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.
This free event will feature a movie shown each month at a different park. Bring your lawn chairs, grandma's potato salad, and blankets, and enjoy movies out on the grass.
Bring the family a free screening, plus games and activities before the show.
Hit the bullseye! Meet new friends! Learn a new sport! The City of Garden Grove is hosting a free archery event for teens and tweens (12-17). All archery equipment will provided, no charge; and no prior experience is required.
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.
Bring your friends, family and a blanket for free movie fun under the stars! Snacks are available for a nominal fee.
Enjoy classic, family-friendly films in the beautiful outdoors of California's Native Garden!
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.
Beware the Headless Horseman of Sleepy Hollow! Bring the family out to see this unique live performance at Maverick Theatre.
Join Santa Monica Playhouse for a heart-warming and unique Snow White story.
The Huntington Beach International Surfing Museum hosts an afternoon of free music featuring different surf bands back-to-back.
Join Mile Square Park staff for a FREE beginning archery course for first time archers! This course will include an introduction to the sport of archery and safety instruction. All archery equipment will be provided.
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.
Meet our nature guides at the Nature Center for a wonderful free tour through the garden.
Get a feel for camps offered by the New York Film Academy for kids (10-13) and teens (14-17). Camps include filmmaking, acting for film, musical theatre, photography, screenwriting, 3D animation, and music videos.
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.
Join a park ranger for a fun introduction to the ecology of Crystal Cove State Park.
LEGO® lovers rejoice! The Brick Fest Live® LEGO® Fan Experience is filled with hands-on attractions and activities engineered to inspire, educate, and entertain.
Celebrate the 13th annual book fair. Featuring author meet-and-greets, hands-on projects for children, writing workshops, panel discussions, storytelling, giveaways, and stage and musical performances.
Kids (ages 3+) make fun 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.
What better way to celebrate back to school than with a Back to School Bash!
Fun (and appropriate) for all ages, 2 years - 200, The Really Awesome Improv Show features improv games that rely on audience suggestions and participation.
Calling all inspired builders and creators! Enjoy building with our LEGO and DUPLO collections. Parents/guardians must remain in the library.
Watch various riding competitions, including saddle bronc, bareback, bull, plus steer wrestling, tie-down roping and team roping, plus live entertainment. Adults, $30; kids (4-12), $10; kids under 3 are free. $10 parking, cash only.