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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!
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.
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 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.
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.
January 25-26: Celebrate Lunar New Year, the Year of the Rat, at Citadel Outlets!
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.
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.
Annie JR. features everyone's favorite little redhead in her very first adventure.
Join the annual Run Like Its Recess 5k run/walk, 1k Kids Fun Run and 50-yard Toddler Dash. All ages and fitness levels welcome. Set a personal record or just enjoy the scenery.
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.
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!
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!
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.
Ring in the Year of the Rat at the Mouse House with one-of-a-kind festivities, culinary delights and Character greetings.
Join Musical Theatre Academy of Orange County for the youth musical performance of Gypsy.
January 26, February 9, 16 and 19: Join Caspers Park Foundation volunteers for a one-mile guided nature hike in the beautiful Bell Canyon area of Caspers Wilderness Park.
Earn your Junior Ranger Badge and Certificate at Upper Newport Bay. Participants will go on a guided hike, complete a short service project, and take the junior ranger oath.
The annual festival celebrates and explores the migration of the gray whale, featuring a life-size gray whale sand sculpture, and lots more!
You’re invited to the upcoming open house. See how SCA can help your son meet his potential as a learner and as a leader!
Join Prep Kitchen Essentials for a cooking class making your favorite pizza, garlic knots, caesar salad, and tiramisu.
January 26: Make, look, and talk about art at Andell Family Sundays! This weekly family event features artist-led workshops and friendly gallery tours and activities thematically based on special exhibitions and LACMA’s permanent collection. Create memories together and have fun!
Docents lead guests through time as they discuss the historic plants and how they were used by past residents.
Explore the world through the eyes of Jargie the Science Girl! And her lab assistant, Benjamin the Penguin. Come visit her laboratory for an energetic, interactive scientific adventure that is sure to rattle the molecules of your mind.
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.
Practice your Spanish as you spend an afternoon with your friends and family playing Loteria, a bingo game that is over a century old.
Every Saturday and Sunday: Families that skate together, stay together!! Times may vary.
Join the Southern California Children's Museum for their Wild California exhibit grand opening. This exhibit highlights Southern California’s diverse natural landscape, teaching about its ecology and recreational opportunities offered within each biome.
Every Wednesday: Roll around and have some fun with your little one at Fountain Valley Skating Center.
Enjoy a free sea glass jewelry making activity each Wednesday in the Education Commons in the Historic District at Crystal Cove State Park.
January 31 - February 3: Based in Las Vegas, the troupe tours the states bringing entertainment, excitement and displays of extraordinary talent for audiences of all ages. Tickets are going fast, get yours soon! Show dates include: Show dates include: January 31 and February 1, 2 at 5 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., January 30 at 7:30 p.m. and February 3 at 7 p.m.
January 30 and 31: Take a walk on the wild side with a behind the scenes look at wildlife photographer Shannon Wild's journey to capture one of the world's most elusive animal: the black panther.
Children ages 3-4 are invited to join the OC Zoo for this hand-on learning class about animals with scales, feathers, or fur. Registration required.
January 30 and February 1: Hit the rinks with your kids at The Rinks Lakewood ICE. Class fee includes skate rentals, half hour of instruction and free practice on your registered class day. Dress warmly and check in early.
January 30: Patrons, birth to 3 years, and caregiver can join in on storytime fun.
Teen volunteers help with craft workshops, public events, and behind the scenes work at Rancho Los Cerritos.
Step into the enchanted world of Broadway's modern classic, Disney's Beauty and the Beast. Cupcake Theater will be performing "Beauty and the Beast" at the Hollywood Majestic.
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.
January 31: Introduce your little ones to the wonderful world of science. Watch the Science of Bubbles of Show and have the opportunity to study science concepts such as elasticity, surface tension, chemistry, light, and even geometry!
Select Fridays: Guests can touch and learn about sharks, purchase drinks and snacks, and enjoy live music during select Shark Lagoon Nights.
With grace, agility, and acute precision, performers deliver wondrous gymnastic feats in an awe-inspiring display of the Far East’s mystique.
Every Saturday, visit the Columbia Memorial Space Center during Saturday Science for fun and educational science activities and demonstrations.
February 1-2: Life got you down? Spend an hour with award-winning puppeteer, Joshua Holden. The Joshua Show: Episode 2 thrills audiences of all ages by celebrating individuality in ourselves and others, helping to combat the doldrums of everyday life.
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.
February 1-29: San Diego area residents and visitors are in for a special treat in February! Pick up your Museum Month discount pass at any of the libraries listed on the webpage, when you stay at a Hilton, or at a participating Macy’s store. Present your pass to receive 50% off the cost of admission at more than 40 San Diego Museum Council member museums. The San Diego Museum Month pass is free; one pass can be used at several museums throughout the month of February.
February 1: Come face to face with a gorgeous female lion, Queen Ira, as you help her celebrate her 6th birthday at the Moorpark College Teaching Zoo.
Kids (ages 4-10) and their caregiver are invited to a fun-filled afternoon tasting and making chocolate treats! Discover where chocolate comes from, and taste different flavors. Then create, decorate, and wrap four of your own chocolate bars to take home.
Celebrate the Lunar New Year with the Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA). Festivities include a traditional lion dance, prizes, and refreshments. Be one of the first 200 people attending their Irvine Station celebration and receive a free round trip Metrolink ticket to the Los Angeles Golden Dragon Parade