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Enjoy the talented acrobats, brilliant dancers, and laugh out loud with the naughty and funny clown, Tutti Frutti. Watch the Globe of Death, where three brave motorcyclists travel at more than 70 miles per hour - a thrilling act that guarantees to keep you on the edge of your seat.
Celebrate autumn with this perfect fall excursion in the Garden! Search for pumpkins while enjoying the Garden’s 87 acres.
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...
Enchanted Forest of Light is an interactive, nighttime experience unlike anything else in Los Angeles, featuring a one-mile walk through unique lighting experiences in some of the most beloved areas of Descanso Gardens.
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.
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.
Glide into the holidays at Pershing Square! The Bai Holiday Ice Rink offers the quintessential winter activity in the heart of downtown Los Angeles. Surrounded by art, lively activity and the impressive city skyline, the outdoor ice rink lets you enjoy entertainment and ice skating in Los Angeles under the sun and stars. Open daily starting November 14, 2019, until January 20, 2020, you won’t want to miss this magical winter wonderland that promises to delight all ages. Take a…
Join the LA Kings for the annual Holiday Ice! Make the most out of the holiday season by skating with your family and friends at The Promenade at Westfield Topanga. Open daily. $14-17 includes skate rental.
Every holiday season Downtown Santa Monica brings a little ice to the beachside community, transforming the corner of Fifth Street and Arizona Avenue into the winter wonderland known as Ice at Santa Monica, an 8,000-square-foot ice-skating rink. Plus, enjoy free musical performances every Sunday.
November 1 - January 5: Skate under the stars (and sun!) at the festive Holiday Ice Rink in the Giant Wheel Court at Irvine Spectrum Center. Skate rental is available or bring your own. Season passes also offered.
Kids (3-8) are welcome to join in on an afternoon of fall fun crafts at the library.
With the flick of a switch, the zoo is set aglow with breathtaking displays. Take a self-guided 60- to 90-minute stroll though a large area of the Zoo filled with animal-themed displays, dynamic lights and projections, and seasonal magic.
Celebrate Christmas with a one-hour ride aboard a vintage train. Enjoy cookies, hot chocolate and a reenactment of the The Polar Express! Wear your pajamas and dress warmly.
With singing, dancing and fantastical characters, “Jack and the Giant” is a production full of fun and excitement for audiences of all ages.
Visit The Old Globe for Dr. Seuss How the Grinch Stole Christmas! A wonderful, whimsical musical based upon the classic Dr. Seuss book.
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.
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.
Leaves are falling, the air is cooler, and autumn crops are ready for harvesting. This month, Pretend City celebrates Thanksgiving; activities this month will focus on gratitude and family and the importance of being thankful for the many blessings in our lives.
The Hanart Culture’s Chinese Lantern Festival is a premier event of colorful and lively interactive entertainment immersing guests with the culture, music, arts and life of authentic China. Experience the festival at the Pomona Fairplex with stunning lanterns inspired by nature. Bring the family - children under 4 are free!
Join Skypark for a Nostalgic Christmas in the Woods inside Santa’s Village! Enjoy visits with Santa and Northwoods characters, ice skating, tree lightings, storytelling, crafts, holiday treats and more.
Join Phantom Projects Theatre Group for this heartwarming adventure across the stars, in a newly-revised adaption of this beloved tale.
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!
Guests of all ages will create and decorate a child-safe lantern and then participate in a song-filled procession through Arroyo Adventure. Enjoy apple cider and donuts, crafts and community.
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
Kickoff the holiday season with festive entertainment in the Main Plaza at The Pike Outlets. There will be live entertainment, a tree lighting ceremony, cookie decorating, a hot chocolate bar, and Santa's grand arrival.
Union Station will become a hub for the holidays as it summons the sights and sounds of the season with the Annual Tree Lighting under the stars and snow on the station’s south patio, accompanied by performances from the Grand Arts Chamber Singers, The Beverly Belles and the Toy Soldiers Drumline.
The spectacular ice rink is located seaside on Windsor Lawn and features stunning views of the Pacific and Coronado beach.
Enjoy Snow White, Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty From The Witches Point of View and Bye Bye Bird. Orange County performances.
Join Buena Park Youth Theatre for this "tale as old as time" filled with talented young actors, spectacular costume and set production.
Joy is in Season at the Knott’s Merry Farm Holiday Festival. Guests of all ages can embrace the joy of Christmas at Knott’s Merry Farm, with classic shows like the Holiday Ice Show featuring Snoopy, the Peanuts Gang and a cast of world class ice skaters, the nightly tree lighting ceremony and The Christmas Carol.
Join JD Theatricals at The Attic for a performance of Mel Brooks Young Frankenstein.
Celebrate the season, weekends at Irvine Spectrum Center, with live holiday entertainment on Fridays and Saturdays, November 1 - December 28.
Glendale's first-ever outdoor ice rink. Get into the holiday spirit and come skate around with your friends and family to some fun holiday music. General admission: $12; skate rental, $5; skate aid rental, $8.
Kids (3-4) and their adult guardian can come and learn about birds, even those that can't fly, with hands-on learning, fun crafts and meeting zoo animals up close.
This is a lecture demonstration performance for high school students to learn more about the creative process and dance. Students will have opportunity to take master classes in several genres of dance before the performance. Show will have selections from the full-length fall dance concert.
This family-friendly event features demo rides, custom and vintage bike displays, stunt show, marketplace and Kids' Zone.
This magical attraction features over 1.5 million lights, decor pieces standing at over 30ft tall, a 56ft light show tree, 100ft. walk-through light tunnel, two Christmas obstacle courses, ice skating, an immersive light show every hour and so much more.
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!
Save the date to celebrate the annual lighting of Fashion Island’s towering 90-foot tree this holiday season.
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.
Hop on a tube and fly through twinkling light archways, decorated trees and falling snow, and much more- all five minutes from downtown Los Angeles!
Families (ages 6+) are invited to a magical evening hosted by a royal trio of Broadway’s original stars – Laura Osnes (Cinderella in Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella), Susan Egan (original Belle in Beauty and the Beast), and Courtney Reed (original Jasmine in Aladdin). To redeem from a limited quantity of buy-one-get-one-free tickets, call Lewis Family Playhouse Box Office at (909) 477-2752 and mention code “Community."
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.
Enjoy ocean-related walking activities and an informative slide show presentation at the Cabrillo Marine Aquarium.
It's the most wonderful time of the year! Enjoy holly jolly fun throughout the Resort with festive shows and décor. The whole family will feel the holiday spirit when they see the 30-foot LEGO® Christmas tree trimmed with awesome LEGO ornaments as it sparkles each night with music and light.
The park is transformed into a winter wonderland with thousands of colorful lights, carolers performing classic yuletide favorites and personalized meet-and-greets with Santa and his helpers.
Join the Temecula Ballet for this magical evening of sparkling costumes, beautiful snowflakes, a breath-taking Sugar Plum fairy, a magical Nutcracker doll, an evil Rat Queen, fearless soldiers, and a little girl named Clara.
Families that skate together, stay together! Join Fountain Valley Skating Center for Family night.
Join The Autry Museum of the West for fun family events throughout the month of November including guided tours, panning for gold, Western Music Association Showcase, and American Indian Arts Market place.
From sea lions to Santa Claus, there is something for everyone at SeaWorld's Christmas Celebration. Enjoy an all-new ice skating spectacular, Cirque Christmas acrobats, Seasame Street Village and Tunnel of Lights. Returning holiday favorites include Rudolph's Christmastown, the iconic 320-foot Skytower Tree of Lights and the park’s 40-foot, animated Happiest Christmas Tree.