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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!
Daring kids and parents can tour the Scream Zone's House of Horrors, The Chamber and Haunted Hayride. The parent lounge is free, offering food concessionaires, vendors and adult beverages.
From the genius of Roald Dahl comes the Tony Award-winning MATILDA, the story of an extraordinary girl who — armed with a vivid imagination, a sharp mind and a love for books — dares to take a stand to stand against the tyranny of adults who seek to crush her imagination. Children (5+) and adults alike will be thrilled and delighted by the show, packed with high-energy dance numbers, catchy songs and featuring a gifted young actress.
Grand Park’s Downtown Día de los Muertos is a community-oriented space inviting park-goers to contribute to the community altar.
Visitors can interact with these huge creatures, learn about them and even ride a few. It features realistic scenes, enormous dinosaurs, cute baby dinosaurs and lots of fun activities for kids of all ages.
Children are invited to write a letter to Santa, and receive a personally answered response! Each year, more than 500 letters are received and answered.
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+.
Bank of America is helping its customers become "cultured" through their program "Museums on Us," giving bank cardholders free admission to cultural venues in Southern California.
On the first Sunday of every month, Chuck E. Cheese opens two hours early, specifically for children with autism and other special needs.
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.
All aboard! Thomas the Tank Engine & Friends are once again chugging into the Southern California Railway Museum in Perris. They've traveled all the way from the Island of Sodor and have arrived "Right on Time" to take a ride with you and your family.
Experience the enchanted season of Christmas at Roger’s Gardens. Escape to an enchanted forest filled with sparkling toadstools, as the scent of pine lingers in the air...
Join the largest fall festival in Los Angeles County with 12 acres of amusement rides, live entertainment, games, arts & crafts, and international food court.
It's that time of year, the leaves are falling, the evenings are getting darker earlier. Don't forget to "Fall Back" and set your clocks back one hour at 2 a.m.
With singing, dancing and fantastical characters, “Jack and the Giant” is a production full of fun and excitement for audiences of all ages.
Active, Retired and Veteran U.S. Military Personnel receive free admission to Knott's Berry Farm for themselves and one guest from November 3 - 21 and December 2 - 19.
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.
Join some of entertainment’s favorite stars and play for a cause at the Annual Mattel Party on the Pier benefiting UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital. Guests will enjoy Carnival Games filled with Mattel Toys, Celebrity Appearances and a Photo Booth, Rides, a Power of Play Activity Tent with Creative Crafts, People-Animal Connection Therapy Dogs and much more!
Girl Scouts and their families are invited to participate in GSGLA’s 6th Annual Family Fit Fair. Come dressed in a creative costume and run or walk the 5K challenge course.
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 the Bowers Museum for this festival celebration of Dia de los Muertos featuring music, dance, food, face painting, art projects, and live performances!
Fall back into San Diego’s wild past of the 1880’s! Combine a day of play and educational fun as history comes alive while kids pan for gold, saddle up for an adventurous pony ride, and enjoy live entertainment.
Dana Wharf Sportfishing invites all children to come to our dock side fishing clinic and learn hands on techniques on fishing from the experts.
Celebrate Día de los Muertos with your family and friends at the Muckenthaler with festive activities including live music, local artisans, altars, and arts and crafts for kids.
De generación a generación highlights the way in which previous generation: familial, cultural, and community-oriented traditions shape beliefs, habits and customs.
A 40-foot long dragon. A ghostly pirate ship. An undersea wonderland. Explore fantastical lands, built using over 3,000 hand-carved real and synthetic pumpkins. There’s more magic around every corner.
Nights of The Jack is a family-friendly, Halloween-themed show situated on a 1/2-mile trail filled with thousands of hand- carved jack o’ lanterns. Expect to see some larger than life pumpkin installations as well as detailed artist depictions of your favorite movie stars, sports heroes and animated characters.
Join in for some Halloween fun at Tom's Farms. Do you dare take the haunted train ride? Will you make it through Farmer Tom's Haunted Farmhouse Maze?
Inspired by the beloved films, the romantic and adventure-filled new musical ANASTASIA is on a journey to Orange County at last! From the Tony Award®-winning creators of the Broadway classic Ragtime, this dazzling show transports us from the twilight of the Russian Empire to the euphoria of Paris in the 1920s, as a brave young woman sets out to discover the mystery of her past.
Admission to the museum is FREE this evening from 4 - 8 p.m. Join Kidspace to celebrate and enjoy literature and storytelling!
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.
This two-hour, non-structured program allows children to explore their creative personalities while enhancing critical thinking, problem-solving, and innovation!
Join the City of Buena Park to honor the men and women who have served and gave their lives for our country.
Join the Auto Club for a free class on the proper use of car seats, including how to select the right seat for your child and tips on car seat installation. Registration required
The Tale of Turandot is a modern and innovative theatrical puppetry experience that includes video projections and original music.
This event features 150 handcraft artists, confectioners, bakers and beautiful selections of holiday decor, ornaments and gifts, tamales, hand-dipped decorated apples and more!
On the first Thursday of every month, The Huntington opens its doors to all for free! Explore the library, gardens or art collections all at no cost.
Join Maple Village for their annual Cultural Harvest Faire, full of fun and cultural enrichment for the whole family. Enjoy cultural booths from around the world; activities such as Polynesian flower crown-making; tea with the World Queens from Kenya and Samoa; build fairy and gnome houses; games for all ages including climbing wall and ropes challenge course; more!
This concert is geared towards children and their parents. Hullabaloo band members write songs that make kids laugh, think, sing, dance, clap and stomp their feet. Enjoy story time, free face painting and Fit4Mom stroller strides class.
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!
From the moment he wakes up with gum in his hair, to his broken nightlight at bedtime, things just do not go Alexander’s way. This delightful musical version of the popular book can turn around any bad day and put a smile on even the crabbiest of faces.
The Irvine Fine Arts Center's Holiday Faire features more than 100 talented local artists showcasing unique handmade gifts for purchase, including holiday decorations, hand-blown glass, ceramics, jewelry, folk crafts, clothing, and more.
Feed the need for musical hilarity with this delectable Broadway smash hit about a man-eating plant.
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!
Guests can touch and learn about sharks, purchase drinks and snacks, and enjoy live music during select Shark Lagoon Nights.
Join them for a crisp, cool, autumn evening filled with fun! Petting zoo, face painting, inflatable attractions, games, food and much more!
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 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.
A fantasy of light transforms the Arboretum into an evening wonderland. Magnificent lantern art depicting exotic animals, shimmering flowers, whimsical pandas, soaring dragons and other themes create the mesmerizing experience of Moonlight Forest.