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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.
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.
Come spend a night with Surf City Gymnastics and enjoy gymnastics, games, and prizes while you play with friends and staff members!
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.
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.
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.
This 22nd annual event features dozens of classic cars and trucks, plus entertainment, food, vendors and kids' activities.
The Ultimate Disney Fan Club Event, D23 Expo, presents three full days of “inside-the-magic” experiences you won’t find anywhere else.
Join Crafty Kids Sunday activities in Laguna Coast where this self-guided event may include hands on exhibits, outside hikes, crafts and more. No registration necessary.
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.
LEGO® lovers rejoice! The Brick Fest Live® LEGO® Fan Experience is filled with hands-on attractions and activities engineered to inspire, educate, and entertain.
Sunday mornings mean fun for families at Theatricum Botanicum’s magical outdoor amphitheater-in-the-woods. Peter Alsop’s Kids Koncerts present a diversity of musical styles and entertainers, with sing-along songs, drumming, playful silliness and fun for the entire family.
Join Fairy Fauni as she takes us to Fairyland, only to find Pirate Captain Scrappy eager to join in the fairy fun.
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 relationships between nature, art, and the creative process as choreographer/movement director Zoe Rappaport guides families through movement activities in the Franklin D. Murphy Sculpture Garden.
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.
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.
Set sail aboard the schooner Spirit of Dana Point and experience California from the perspective of an early tallship explorer. Join the crew to help raise sail, handle lines, and steer the ship, or simply sit back, relax and enjoy the majesty of sailing the seas.
Bring the family to celebrate everything plum, with live music, carnival games, face painting, plum cakes, plum crepes, a BBQ kitchen, arts and crafts vendors and dachshund races.
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!
Pack a picnic dinner and head over to the Rancho with friends and family to enjoy live music in the historic gardens.
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.
Bring low-slung beach chairs and a picnic dinner or purchase food from food trucks at the Civic Center to enjoy the concert atmosphere.
Kids Club is all about fun, exploring, and learning through crafts, story time, and fun performances planned throughout the year.
JAM Sessions are free interactive events centered on movement and music that invite participants of all ages and skill levels to dance, play and experience something new and unexpected. Wear comfortable shoes and clothing.
Together, make Chicken Fettuccine Alfredo, at this hands-on cooking class that is for the Lil’ Chefs (ages 3-5), that still need an adult by their side.
Toddlers (3-4) can learn all about animals in the ocean including fish, dolphins, sharks, and more! Class includes hands-on learning, fun crafts and meeting zoo animals up close.
Join Rising TIDE at Marguerite Kiefer Education Center for their annual back-to-school day! Take part in the distribution of school supplies, haircut, flu shot and more.
It's Orange County's largest weekly street fair and farmers' market! Shops spread out with sidewalk sales, the streets fill with unique vendors, and the farmers set up with fresh, seasonal produce and flowers.
What do the animals do at night? Find out on a naturalist-led exploration of the darkened trails of the Nature Center.
Spend a day on a real working farm and learn how to grow your own food! This hand-on interactive workshop is great for all ages. Participants learn about soil conditioning, seed planting, weeding, and harvesting.
Farmer Hello Kitty and her friends need help on the farm!
This two-hour, non-structured program allows children to explore their creative personalities while enhancing critical thinking, problem-solving, and innovation!
Design, build, and invent with LEGOs at this fun, creative program.
Drop by the children's library and read to therapy dogs. The library will have plenty of books available.
Descanso Gardens stay open extra late for this end of summer celebration. Grab some festival food by Patina and relax to the tunes of The Flashdance DJs, wander through the gardens to the sounds of live music, and more.
Downtown Long Beach is a foodie’s paradise. Join them as the Taste of Downtown returns to the beautiful waterfront at Rainbow Harbor in Downtown Long Beach.
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!