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Join Buena Park Youth Theatre for this "tale as old as time" filled with talented young actors, spectacular costume and set production.
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.
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.
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...
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.
Enjoy ocean-related walking activities and an informative slide show presentation at the Cabrillo Marine Aquarium.
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.
The spectacular ice rink is located seaside on Windsor Lawn and features stunning views of the Pacific and Coronado beach.
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.
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.
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.
Visit The Old Globe for Dr. Seuss How the Grinch Stole Christmas! A wonderful, whimsical musical based upon the classic Dr. Seuss book.
Families that skate together, stay together! Join Fountain Valley Skating Center for Family night.
Join JD Theatricals at The Attic for a performance of Mel Brooks Young Frankenstein.
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.
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…
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!
For children who have sensory sensitivities, The Shops will offer "Santa Cares," and an environment that is quiet and calm.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Annual Swedish Christmas Fair includes handmade gifts, clothing, crafts, baked goods, unique Christmas decorations, sweets, treats, Swedish themed artwork, paintings, food and festivities.
Bundle up in your holiday sweaters and join Tanaka Farms as the Christmas season comes alive with a special Holiday Farm Tour with Santa!
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.
This family-friendly event features demo rides, custom and vintage bike displays, stunt show, marketplace and Kids' Zone.
Experience the magical outdoor art village during the holiday season, transformed into a picture-perfect winter wonderland in the heart of Laguna Beach.
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.
The Occasional Pasadena Doo Dah Parade celebrates 42 years of irreverent frolicking on the streets of Pasadena. Americas favorite other parade, known for its colorful, satirical spoof on the New Years Day Rose Parade.
Join Family Flicks at the Hammer in Los Angeles for a screening of That Darn Cat! The Randall sisters and their irrepressible and always-hungry Siamese cat become entangled in an unsolved robbery and kidnapping.
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 Los Angeles Museum of Art for Andell Family Sundays. This weekly free event features artist-led workshops where you can make your own mythical and supernatural animal-inspired creations! Learn about dragons, enchanted house cats, and tengu (hint—they are part crow and excellent at martial arts!)
Based on the award-winning Broadway musical and the smash hit motion picture, Legally Blonde The Musical Jr. is a fabulously fun journey of self-empowerment and expanding horizons. The show's instantly recognizable songs are filled with humor, wit, and sass, leaving both the cast and audience seeing pink!
Enjoy the Children's Concert Series at Soka University with performances from The Lucky Band, Secret Agent 23 Skidoo, and Jazzy Ash & The Leaping Lizards.
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.
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.
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.
The pageant will award "Long Beach" and "Southern California Cities" titles in each of the four divisions: Little Miss (ages 6-10), Teen (ages 13-18), Miss (ages 19-30) and Mrs. (21+, married). Contestants can be accepted into the pageant up until noon on pageant day.
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!
What a surprise it will be for your children when they hear a “Ho-Ho-Ho” and see Santa at their door!
There's just one day, so Acting Out wants to play! Activities during these one-day Monday workshops include theater games, improvisation, partner work, group skill building and more. Just a day of theatrical fun! All skill levels (ages 7-14) are welcome.
Whether your kids (5-13, all levels) are just learning or ready to learn advanced tricks, this camp is right for them! They’ll make new friends, advance their skills, play games, and most importantly, have fun. Sign your child up for just one day or, all three!
Lil Chefs (5+) are invited to cook up a feast at this three day Thanksgiving Mini camp, with Colonial and Native American-inspired dishes.
Little Naturalist programs are outdoor experiential education classes designed for 3-5 year olds and their adult guardians. Activities are designed to encourage exploration and discovery and to enrich a child’s emerging physical and cognitive skills.
Kids Club is all about fun, exploring, and learning through crafts, story time, and fun performances planned throughout the year.