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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!
The show features exhibitors, live entertainment, strolling performers, a kids zone with interactive activities and specialty foods.
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!
Knott’s Scary Farm is the largest Halloween experience in Southern California, with unimaginable scares and innovative thrills.
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.
Dinosaurs once dominated the Earth, and this weekend they are taking over Los Angeles for the 4th annual Dino Fest at NHM!
Come celebrate Polish culture at this 41st annual fall festival, with traditional Polish food, music, folk dancing, vendors and kids' activities.
Join Santa Monica Playhouse for a heart-warming and unique Snow White story.
Watch silly and spooky live shows and presentations, enjoy fun Halloween activities and trick-or-treat for candy and goodies throughout the colorfully decorated park.
Singing in both English and Spanish, De Los Santos' messages of joyful community, music making, and cultural bridge-building will inspire and excite children and grown-ups of all backgrounds.
Celebrate autumn with this perfect fall excursion in the Garden! Search for pumpkins while enjoying the Garden’s 87 acres.
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.
Gather your goblins and ghoulies for the HaLLoWe'eN SpoOkTaCuLaR! You'll be delighted by this haunting showcase of sweet spooks, including the Purple People Eater, Dracula, the Invisible Man, and many more!
Hundreds of inspirational kids, many using wheelchairs or walking aids, and their families will lead teams on this 5K Walk & Roll through Griffith Park.
In celebration of the local Native American cultures, the Aquarium of the Pacific will host its 15th annual Moompetam Festival, featuring traditional cultural crafts, storytelling, educational programs, live demonstrations, music and dance.
Head to Oceanside for two event-filled days of sun, sand and surf. The festival includes arts and crafts, food, a costume party for kids (12 and under), stage entertainment, military and public safety displays and more.
Pick your own pumpkin right off the vine, take a wagon ride around the 30-acre farm, and visit the corn maze and petting zoo.
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.
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.
Come and join the fairies as they take you on a musical revue in this 2-person fairy show.
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.
Join Kidspace for its quackiest event of the year at the 11th annual Rubber Ducky Races, where you can purchase a rubber duck in the Busy Bee Learning Store, decorate and race it down the Interpretive Arroyo stream.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Imagine Fest is a community festival featuring yoga, music, eclectic vendors selling artisan crafts and goods, healthy food trucks, a community picnic and youth programming.
Create memories together and have fun as you make, look and talk art at Andell Family Sundays.
This community event will be held for three days and will include rides, games, food, and entertainment. There will be Bingo games in the parish hall, challenging game booths with prizes, rides for children of all ages, a silent auction, and a variety of multicultural food booths.
Stop by during Sea Otter Awareness Week and learn more about their insides and outsides, their important role in California’s kelp forest ecosystem, the animals they eat and other fascinating sea otter facts.
Come witness these short legged but swift wieners racing to the finish line at the most adorable competition right in Old World Huntington Beach.
Pianist Joey Alexander took the jazz world by storm as a self-taught prodigy at the age of 10. Now in his teens, the bona fide star returns for a sensational evening of technical prowess. Hear astute, original compositions and unique covers from a true phenomenon.
Kids Club is all about fun, exploring, and learning through crafts, story time, and fun performances planned throughout the year.
For over 7 years, Tinkergarten has been on a mission to spread a love of learning and nature throughout the country by offering play-based learning to kids in community parks. Join Tinkergarten by signing up your kids, ages 6 months to 8 years, for discovery-based learning. Outdoor classes are designed to engage and inspire kids in building skill sets around empathy, collaboration, creativity, persistence, and problem solving. Fall session starts now. Join the movement of thousands of families learning outside…
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.
This course is great for the Lil’ Chefs (ages 3-5) that still need an adult by their side. The hands-on cooking class allows the adult to assist their little one in measuring dry and wet ingredients. A great workshop for the tiny chefs with the help of a loved one to learn how to make an apple crisp.
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.
Experience Wacky Science STEM Lab, Ecology Hike, Aquatics-SUP, Sasquatch Race, Marine Biology, BB Gun Marksmanship, Wonder Sprouts and More.