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Active, full-time fire and law enforcement personnel, including EMTs, may receive complimentary admission for themselves and 1 guest (maximum of 2 complimentary admissions will be issued) during Knott's fire and law enforcement appreciation days.
Buena Park invites K-6 students who live in Buena Park and surrounding cities to participate in the 43rd Annual Elementary Art Show! This year's theme is: We Love Artists!
Join the Laguna Playhouse's youth theatre for this funny and lovable production of The Perfect Dog.
Recognize and appreciate kindness this Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend! Share stories of friendship and love on a community tapestry, decorate kindness stones to share with others, and create solutions to help others in local cities and neighborhoods.
January 18-19: Get "Behind the Scenes" at this annual all-day event, where visitors get special access and tours of locomotives, passenger and freight cars, streetcars, interurban electric cars and artifacts dating back to 1870. Includes unlimited rides on classic passenger trains and trolleys. Bring the whole family for a fun and fascinating day!
An unforgettable theatrical experience filled with sensational special effects, stunning sets and costumes, and powerhouse performances, FROZEN is everything you want in a musical: It’s moving. It’s spectacular. And above all, it’s pure Broadway joy.
Programs for Young Audiences: The First 100 Years of Jazz, at La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts
As part of the Program for Young Audiences, and recommended for ages 10+, The First 100 Years of Jazz, introduces kids to jazz music’s rich history and the the names and faces of some of its many masters. Plus a live performance by the world-renowned Metta Quintet.
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…
Annie JR. features everyone's favorite little redhead in her very first adventure.
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.
Based on Disney's epic animated musical adventure and Edgar Rice Burrough's Tarzan of the Apes, Disney's Tarzan the Musical also features heart-pumping music by rock legend, Phil Collins. This production of Tarzan, presented by Orange County Children's Theatre, is perfect for all ages!
Select days, January 11 - March 22: Join CMA Educators on a tour of the Point Fermin tidepools. Attend an informative slideshow, then come along on a naturalist-led ramble on the rocks to see animals in their natural habitat.
The circus wagons are rumbling into town! The Bob Baker Marionette Ringmaster is proud to bring you the greatest puppet show on Earth where the fiercest and the timidest of animals roam, trapeze performers execute daring, spine chilling aerial feats of acrobatics, and the clowns do what clowns do best... fun! fun!
Ring in the Year of the Rat at the Mouse House with one-of-a-kind festivities, culinary delights and Character greetings.
Docents lead guests through time as they discuss the historic plants and how they were used by past residents.
January 19: Enjoy this community-wide celebration featuring gospel choirs, gospel soloists, and bring items for their toiletries drive.
Run away with the circus, for two unforgettable hours of nonstop action and adventure. Experience Circus Vargas' all new 2020 production, Mr. V's Big Top Dream! ....a tribute to the man himself. A magnificent, mega-hit production guaranteed to thrill and enchant children of all ages.
In recognition and celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., join (or watch) the parade.
National parks across the country will waive entrance fees in commemoration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Join Pretend City for a month of new cultural celebrations, educational programming, and engaging art activities. January brings celebrations like The Festival of Sleep, Lohri - a Hindu Celebration, Winnie the Pooh Day, and honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Join in on the fun as they usher in a new decade and set the tone for a spectacular new year!
On this fun-filled day, boys and girls (5-14) of all ability levels enjoy lessons, lunch, games, free skate, and prizes.
Join Lil' Chef School for a southern feast! Lil' Chefs (ages 5 and up) are invited to this three-hour mini day camp where they will make Chicken Fricassee, creamy garlic mashed potatoes and homemade biscuits from scratch, plus a no-bake vanilla cream pie with salted caramel.
Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day immersed in art, culture, and community, and commemorate the 55th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Enjoy an array of vibrant programs and activities for all ages.
January 20: The Children's Nature Retreat is in need of families to help beautify the Retreat. Clean the barn, groom horses, maintain pathways and more.
Tweens ages 9 - 13 can record their own sound and mix audio components for podcasts, oral histories and music!
Enjoy a free sea glass jewelry making activity each Wednesday in the Education Commons in the Historic District at Crystal Cove State Park.
Celebrate the Year of the Rat during Lunar New Year at Universal Studios Hollywood. Join Po and Tigress from Kung Fu Panda in Po's Village and savor Asian dishes at Mr. Ping's Noodle Shop. Meet Hello Kitty, Illumination's Minions in traditional Chinese attire and Mandarin-speaking Megatron from Transformers.
Enjoy reading “The Pet Dragon” by Christoph Niemann, meet a Dragon, and create Chinese Nature Symbols with sand painting.
At Valley Christian, you'll find an inescapable link between excellence in education and a Biblical Worldview. Students enjoy outstanding training in fine arts, sports, honors and AP courses (with unparalleled pass rates), and STEM, including award-winning robotics. All courses are taught by highly-engaged Christian teachers who consider their profession a calling. They guide students to academic excellence, artistic accomplishment and athletic distinction. Preschool through 12th grade operates on four separate campuses, and offers a wide variety of experience-based and progressive…
Join the Ocean Institute for a tidepool hike led by one of their expert naturalists! The hike will take you into the rocky Marine Conservation Area located directly behind the Ocean Institute. Families can explore the area and search for snails, crabs, sea stars, and other animals that make the tidepools their home.
Tết, short for Tết Nguyên Đán, is the Vietnamese Lunar New Year, the most important holiday in Vietnamese culture. Tết celebrates the arrival of a new spring where families reunite, enjoy each other’s company, forget about the troubles of the previous year and look forward to a better upcoming year.
Join The Source OC for 2020's Lunar New Year Celebration. This event will feature Lion Dance, face painting, and various entertainment for the whole family to enjoy.
Join Musical Theatre Academy of Orange County for the youth musical performance of Gypsy.
Bring the family out to celebrate Tet Lunar New Year and enjoy live entertainment, lion dances, carnival rides, games, food, cultural performances, and a firecracker lighting ceremony.
Join the Space Center as they set up next to a taco truck and do science!
Eliot Arts Magnet Academy presents, Science Night - An Evening of Science, Technology, Media & the Environment.
Join them for a night of laughter, surprises, activity, new friends, and super sign-up deals. Bring the whole family. They will be showcasing samples of classes, birthday parties, and camps!
Select Fridays: Guests can touch and learn about sharks, purchase drinks and snacks, and enjoy live music during select Shark Lagoon Nights.
You deserve a night on the town. Meanwhile, your kids (age 7-14) want to play and have fun. That's why Code Ninjas offers Parent's Night Out - a win-win evening for families. Your kids will play games, assemble puzzles, build robotics, and more.
Bring the family out for a movie screening of Toy Story 4 at the Los Alamitos Community Center.
Every Saturday, visit the Columbia Memorial Space Center during Saturday Science for fun and educational science activities and demonstrations.
Join the Aquarium of the Pacific for its seventeenth annual Festival of Human Abilities, a celebration highlighting the creative talents and abilities of people with disabilities.
January 25-26: The show features 450 exotic cats, 43 breeds, rescue cat adoptions, and cat agility course, which includes stairs, jumps, tunnels, hoops and weave poles.
Dozens of museums presenting art, cultural heritage, natural history, and science will open their doors and invite visitors to attend their museums free of charge.
The Fit Expo features exhibits offering the latest in cutting edge fitness products and services, plus seminars and demonstrations, competitions open to pros and amateurs, and kids activities and contests.
Kids, ages 5-18, are invited to join Orange County Children's Theatre's cast of DIsney's Frozen Jr! Through the auditions process, OCCT welcomes children from all social and economic backgrounds. An audition workshop will be offered for those auditioning for the Disney's Frozen Jr. production.
Take the family for a docent-led tidepool walk and see what how many different creatures you can find. Free; parking, $15. See schedule below, locations and times vary.
January 25-26: Celebrate Lunar New Year, the Year of the Rat, at Citadel Outlets!
January 25: Celebrate Chinese New Year 2020 aboard the majestic Queen Mary! Chinese New Year: Shanghai Nights will celebrate the Year of the Rat with traditional Chinese culture, cuisine, and exhilarating entertainment.
Participants will learn to make make chicken spring rolls, potsticker dumplings, and lo mein at the Lunar New Year Workshop; kids will cook up some fun at the Superbowl Tailgate Party while parents enjoy a Friday night out; preview their summer camps at an Open House and Chef Meet N Greet.