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Visit Pretend City for all the special events happening this month!
EXPERIENCE THE MOVIE IN 4D: Watch the movie in 3D while you are surrounded by sensory effects timed to the movie; lights, fog, scents, wind & snow!
From some of the most haunting moments in film and television come 10 new spine-chilling mazes that will have you screaming all night long. Recommended age 13+.
Kids across North America can bowl for free all summer long at one of 1,300+ participating bowling centers.
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.
Pick the perfect pumpkin, go on a train or hay ride, race on tractors, play a carnival game, decorate cookies, jump around in a bounce house, get your face painted, pan for gold, and more!
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!
For the little monsters, a Trick or Treat Trail and Halloween Crafts round out the activities during the daylight hours ... but once the clock hits 7 p.m., the ghouls come out to haunt the park.
Beware the Headless Horseman of Sleepy Hollow! Bring the family out to see this unique live performance at Maverick Theatre.
Join the Musical Theatre Village for a production of James and the Giant Peach.
Watch nonstop boat racing through Mission Bay, plus live bands, food vendors, kids' zone, BBQ festival, and beach party.
Join Santa Monica Playhouse for a heart-warming and unique Snow White story.
Celebrate autumn with this perfect fall excursion in the Garden! Search for pumpkins while enjoying the Garden’s 87 acres.
Autfest Film Festival promotes awareness, acceptance, and inclusion by showcasing films about autism for the community we seek to serve.
Disneyland and Disney California Adventure are decked out for the season with ghoulish delights and boo-to-you thrills!
Follow the White Rabbit down the rabbit hole to experience Wonderland, a labyrinth full of strange and impossible décor to fill your home for Halloween.
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.
Celebrate Mexican Independence Day with music, dancing, activities, and games.
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.
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.
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.
Join musicians and cowboy poets as they perform stories and songs of the romantic Old West, contemporary music of the American West, and songs of the open range and the American cowboy.
Celebrating 49 years of family fun, this annual weekend festival features authentic German entertainment, contests and children's activities, including interactive performances, chicken dancing, game booths, bounce house and face painting.
Weekends in September: The festival aims to help educate the community about the programs benefiting the children of Orange County, featuring more than 75 charities.
Create memories together and have fun as you make, look and talk art at Andell Family Sundays.
Hop on your bikes for this monthly all-ages, three-mile neighborhood ride through Bixby Knolls. Families with younger kids can use a trailer, cargo bike or child’s bike seat. Bring a friend, and don't forget your helmets. Riders return to Georgie’s Place where they're treated to complimentary ice cream and have the opportunity to buy lunch.
Come witness these short legged but swift wieners racing to the finish line at the most adorable competition right in Old World Huntington Beach.
This tale of light and darkness has something for everyone- whether it be stage combat, large-scale musical numbers, singing, dancing, or opportunities for serious and comedic acting!
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.
Discuss how you can positively support your child through the important transition of preschool readiness. Learn tips and techniques to ensure a successful, positive potty training experience. Preview Stratford's programs and learn more about their STEAM-based curriculum, when you tour their campuses.
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.
Do you have what it takes to win Cupcake Wars at the Library? Bring your creativity and join in for three rounds of Disney-themed competition.
Kids (3-5) and their adult guardians can take part in activities designed to encourage exploration and to build little ones' growing physical and cognitive skills.
Kids (3-4) and parents learn about birds that can fly and even those that can't fly. Class includes hands-on learning, fun crafts and meeting zoo animals up close!
This two-hour, non-structured program allows children to explore their creative personalities while enhancing critical thinking, problem-solving, and innovation!
Join Cabrillo Marine Aquarium educators for a series of hands-on after-school marine science adventures. Opportunities may include observing animal behavior; exploring rocky shore tide pools; discovering the wonders of the salt marsh; examining nature through microscopes and much more!
Knott’s Scary Farm is the largest Halloween experience in Southern California, with unimaginable scares and innovative thrills.
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!
Bring your own picnic to the Muckenthaler's outdoor amphitheater for summer night concerts in Fullerton.
Gather friends and family to celebrate Oktoberfest with German food, dancing, kids' activities and crafts.
The show features exhibitors, live entertainment, strolling performers, a kids zone with interactive activities and specialty foods.
Kids (3-4) and their adult guardian join in on an hour of creativity and fun with an animal theme!
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.
Sponsored by the Costa Mesa - Newport Harbor Lions Club, the event includes a traditional fish fry, rides, games, food and entertainment.
Enjoy live music, exciting exhibits, authentic homemade Greek cuisine and pastries, Greek folk dancing, church tours and choir recitals, and a Kids Fun Zone.
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.