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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.
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.
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.
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!
Join a Park Naturalist and learn “What’s Out There” at Crystal Cove State Park on this fun guided one-mile nature scavenger hunt.
Looking for a fun and safe after-school and summer break activity? Every Thursday, kids can enjoy Junior Cosmic Bowling, two hours of glow-in-the dark bowling. Also, register for Kids Bowl Free, which includes two free games a day all summer!
Families and friends enjoy great local live music, food trucks and good times. Along with yummy food trucks, a beer and wine garden will be available for attendees 21 and over.
Calling all stargazers! Join us for a one-of-a-kind starry night exploration after hours in the Garden complete with telescopes and astronomers as we learn about the night sky.
Join the Redondo Pier Association for their Summer of Music with concerts on the pier.
Bring your own picnic to the Muckenthaler's outdoor amphitheater for summer night concerts in Fullerton.
Enjoy some classic and family-friendly movies on the beach! Food and drinks available for purchase.
This annual celebration of Hawaiian culture includes Southern California's hula and chant competition, live performances, arts and crafts, interactive workshops and island foods.
Visit the fair where everyone is bound to have a good time! Featuring exhibits and contests, live animals and shows, kids' activities, historic trains, a family marketplace, plus plenty of crafts, rides, games and food!
Beware the Headless Horseman of Sleepy Hollow! Bring the family out to see this unique live performance at Maverick Theatre.
Families can explore the area and search for snails, crabs, sea stars, and other animals that make the tidepools their home.
LA Fleet Week is a celebration of our nation’s Sea Services held on the LA Waterfront at the Port of Los Angeles over the extended Labor Day Weekend.
Food, music, entertainment, and arts and crafts from cultures and ethnicities throughout the world.
“Kickin’ It Norco Style” at the Fair this year. There will be live music, great food, entertainment, vendors, and three nights of Rodeo & Bull Riding events.
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!
Let your kids (3+) cook up some fun while you get a night on the town! Kids, bring your cheesiest puns and jokes and join in for Cheesy Grate Night.
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 the family a free screening, plus games and activities before the show.
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.
Enjoy classic, family-friendly films in the beautiful outdoors of California's Native Garden!
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.
There’s a luminous underwater world just waiting to shine! Learn about the remarkable ability of some marine animals to glow in the dark and witness this curiously beautiful phenomenon.
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.