Loading Events

Calendar

Events Search and Views Navigation

Events Search

Clear All Filters

September 2021

Ocean Institute Annual Maritime Festival

SEPTEMBER 10-12: Three-day event includes cannon battles, Mermaid Breakfast, ship tours, live music, food trucks, educational demonstrations Mermaid  Stories and Swim Shows, vendor booths and lots more. 

Dates:
Friday, September 10 - Sunday, September 12
Location:
Ocean Institute, 24200 Dana Point Harbor Drive
Dana Point, CA

Butterfly Pavilion at the Natural History Museum in Los Angeles

MARCH 11 - SEPTEMBER 12, 2021: Butterflies are taking flight at the museum! Walk among beautiful butterflies in our seasonal Butterfly Pavilion. This springtime exhibition features hundreds of butterflies, colorful native plants, and plenty of natural light to help you see these creatures shimmer.

Dates:
Sunday, September 12
| Recurring Event (See all)
Location:
Natural History Museum, 900 Exposition Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90007
Cost:
$6

Weekend Train & Trolley Rides at Southern California Railway Museum in Perris

Weekends, June 5 - September 26: Take a ride on the Museum Railway on a real operating trolley or behind a locomotive every weekend. Parking, entry to grounds, and entry to open exhibits are free (except during special ticketed events). Select trains and trolleys run every weekend for $8-12.

Dates:
Sunday, September 12
| Recurring Event (See all)
Location:
Southern California Railway Museum, 2201 South A Str.
Perris, CA 92570
Cost:
$8 – $12

Festival of Children at South Coast Plaza

SATURDAYS & SUNDAYS, SEPTEMBER 4-26: Celebrate the magic of childhood and the charities that work tirelessly to improve the lives of children across Southern California. The event features a host of free, family-fun entertainment and activities on weekends throughout September.

Dates:
Sunday, September 12
| Recurring Event (See all)
Location:
South Coast Plaza, 3333 Bristol Street
Costa Mesa, 92626
Cost:
Free

Chuck Jones: Season of Creativity – Community Art Events at Orange County Great Park in Irvine

NOW - SEPTEMBER 12: Enjoy free family-friendly community art events. No registration is needed, and all ages are welcome. Drop-in activities are available while supplies last. Visit the Great Park Gallery to see artwork from Chuck Jones and sign up for recreational classes.

Dates:
Sunday, September 12
| Recurring Event (See all)
Location:
Orange County Great Park, 8000 Great Park Blvd.
Irvine, 92618

Knott’s Scary Farm in Buena Park

SELECT NIGHTS, SEPTEMBER 16 - OCTOBER 31: Terror comes to life as the theme park shifts into your worst nightmare, with horrifying monsters and hair-raising scares looming around every turn. Guests will have to confront their greatest fears with 15 haunted attractions, including five sinister scare zones, eight mesmerizing mazes, and two seasonal ride overlays to some of your favorite park attractions.

Dates:
Thursday, September 16
| Recurring Event (See all)
Location:
Knott’s Berry Farm, 8039 Beach Blvd
Buena Park, 90620
Cost:
$50 – $72

Pop-Up Roller Rink Opens at 2nd & PCH in Long Beach

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 18: Pigeon's Roller Rink, a pop-up roller skate venue offers excitement on eight wheels for all ages with a variety of reservation-based public skate sessions, classes, and private parties. Entrance to the rink requires a reservation at all times.

Dates:
Saturday, September 18
Location:
2nd & PCH, 6400 E. Pacific Coast Highway
Long Beach, 90803
Cost:
$25 – $30

California Coastal Cleanup Day in Orange County

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 18: Every year, Coastal Cleanup Day brings the community together to remove trash and plastic pollution at beaches and waterways throughout the state. Here's a list of all participating Orange County sites.

Dates:
Saturday, September 18
Cost:
Free

Tanaka Farms Pumpkin Patch in Irvine

SEPTEMBER 18 - OCTOBER 31: Have you ever picked your own pumpkin right out of the pumpkin patch? Tanaka Farms is one of the only farms in Orange County with a REAL pumpkin patch! There's lots of activities, from wagon rides to arts and crafts.

Dates:
Saturday, September 18 - Sunday, October 31
Location:
Tanaka Farms, 5380 3/4 University Drive
Irvine, 92612
Cost:
$6 – $16

Pumpkin Patch at Irvine Park Railroad

SEPTEMBER 18 - OCTOBER 31: Irvine Park Railroad’s Pumpkin Patch in Orange County is fun for the entire family. Enjoy the many activities for kids of all ages. Enjoy a not too spooky haunted house, hay maze, hay pyramid, picture stands, and lots of other fun activities.

Dates:
Saturday, September 18 - Sunday, October 31
Location:
Irvine Park Railroad, 1 Irvine Park Rd.
Orange, CA 92869
Cost:
Free

Hot Wheels Monster Trucks Live at Toyota Arena in Ontario

SATURDAY & SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 18-19: Fans of all ages will enjoy an exciting new and expanded lineup of epic monster trucks as they experience the thrill of watching the iconic Hot Wheels monster truck toys comes to life in a full-size, kid-focused, immersive Hot Wheels experience.

Dates:
Saturday, September 18 - Sunday, September 19
Location:
Toyota Arena, 4000 E. Ontario Center Pkwy.
Ontario, 91764
Cost:
$10 – $55

Pirate Festival at Southern California Railway Museum in Perris

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 18: Join Southern California Railway Museum for a day full of pirate festivities. Families can experience family-friendly entertainment including Mermaid/Mermen Pod, games, treasure hunt, and Pirate Academy. Learn how to talk and dress like a pirate and hear about real pirates!

Dates:
Saturday, September 18 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location:
Southern California Railway Museum, 2201 South A Str.
Perris, CA 92570
Cost:
$15 – $50

Easy Mornings at Grand Park in LA

SATURDAYS, SEPTEMBER 4-25: Grand Park’s Easy Mornings offers a calm start to the weekend with relaxing and family-friendly activities in Grand Park on Saturday mornings this September. Each week will feature a mixture of different activities, including arts-based workshops, wellness and dance workshops, public art and live DJ entertainment.

Dates:
Saturday, September 18 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
| Recurring Event (See all)
Location:
Grand Park Los Angeles, 200 N. Grand Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Cost:
Free

Family Fun Celebration at The District at Tustin Legacy

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 18: Donate school supplies and enjoy interactive activities such as robotics demos and legos, science, sports activities, finger skateboarding, arts and crafts, teacher appreciation notes, interactive bubbles with BubblePOP, meet and greet "Dash the Dino", live DJ, giveaways, and more.

Dates:
Saturday, September 18 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location:
The District at Tustin Legacy, 2437 Park Ave.
Tustin, 92782
Cost:
Free

Jazzy Ash and the Leaping Lizards at Segerstrom Center for the Arts

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 18: Come along on a New Orleans-style musical adventure with Jazzy Ash and the Leaping Lizards. Songs highlight the magic of movement, with a lot of sugar and sass thrown in, Crescent City–style. Arranged and enhanced for a new generation, Jazzy Ash’s music encourages kids and their grown-ups to celebrate the music of New Orleans as part of the American folk music heritage.

Dates:
Saturday, September 18 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location:
Segerstrom Center for the Arts, 600 Town Center Dr.
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Cost:
$15

Kids Fest: Free Bowling for Every Child at Bowlmor Lanes

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 18: It's your family's favorite day to bowl, eat, and have fun. Bring the whole family and celebrate with 1 free hour of bowling and shoe rental for kids (under 18), free $5 arcade card, and deals on food and bowling for adults

Dates:
Saturday, September 18 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Autumn Moon Festival at Bowers Museum in Santa Ana

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 19: Listen and dance to lovely music performed on traditional instruments, be entertained by a Changing Faces and Kung-Fu performance, create art, and taste moon cakes at the first live on-site family festival in over a year.

Dates:
Sunday, September 19 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location:
Bowers Museum, 2002 N. Main St.
Santa Ana, CA 92706 United States

Parents Night Out at Lil’ Chef School

JUNE 25, JULY 30, AUGUST 27 & SEPTEMBER 24: Kids make Firecracker Chicken Meatballs, Pizza on a Stick, Funnel Cakes, Strawberry Scones, Cheesy Potato Casserole and lot more in these themed Friday night workshops.

Dates:
Friday, September 24 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
| Recurring Event (See all)
Location:
Lil’ Chef School, 15435 Jeffrey Road, #132
Irvine, 92618
Cost:
$55

FUN-Tastic Family Night in Lakewood

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 24: Christopher “Rusty B” Yates is an international performance artist, comic actor and musician who is definitely going to bring the laughs and adventure for the entire family. This show will be featuring all the circus performers you know and love: jugglers, stilt walkers, unicyclists, acrobats and more.

Dates:
Friday, September 24 @ 6:30 pm
Location:
Monte Verde Park – Lakewood, 4626 North Shadeway
Lakewood, CA 90713
Cost:
Free

Community Art Day with Muzeo in Anaheim

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 25: Join MUZEO and Jack Knight (Jack the Artist) for a free painting workshop at Ponderosa Park in Anaheim. Participants will learn from Jack and paint their own canvases. Artwork will be donated to a local healthcare clinic.

Dates:
Saturday, September 25
Location:
Ponderosa Park – Anaheim, 320 E Orangewood Ave
Anaheim, CA 92802 United States
Cost:
Free

Peltzer Pumpkin Farm Opening Day Party in Temecula

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 25: Enjoy a Pumpkin Lighting, multiple stages of live music, local food trucks, giveaways and more. Pumpkin Farm attractions include mini John Deere carts, pony rides, train rides, petting farm, gem panning, face painting, carnival games, and tractor garden.

Dates:
Saturday, September 25
Location:
Peltzer Pumpkin Farm, 39925 CALLE CONTENTO
Temecula,
Cost:
$3

Fall Harvest on the Farm: Gigantic Pumpkin Patch & Pick Your Own at Underwood Family Farms in Moorpark

SEPTEMBER 25 - OCTOBER 31: The farm will transform into a giant Pumpkin Patch, Pick Your Own & Fall Harvest experience filled with games, rides, photos ops, live entertainment, themed weekends, bands and more! Weekends will include all live entertainment.

Dates:
Saturday, September 25 - Sunday, October 31
Location:
Underwood Family Farms in Moorpark, 3370 Sunset Valley Road
Moorpark, 93021
Cost:
$10 – $22

Knott’s Spooky Farm in Buena Park

SATURDAYS & SUNDAYS, SEPTEMBER 25 - OCTOBER 31: Enjoy the spooktacular Halloween season at Knott”s Spooky Farm, an event full of Halloween activities for kids ages 3-11. Trick-or-treat through Ghost Town, visit the Pumpkin Patch, watch fun shows, and learn about creepy crawlies.

Dates:
Saturday, September 25
| Recurring Event (See all)
Location:
Knott’s Berry Farm, 8039 Beach Blvd
Buena Park, 90620

Hot Wheels Monster Trucks Live at Pechanga Arena in San Diego

SATURDAY & SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 25-26: Fans of all ages will enjoy an exciting new and expanded lineup of epic monster trucks as they experience the thrill of watching the iconic Hot Wheels monster truck toys comes to life in a full-size, kid-focused, immersive Hot Wheels experience.

Dates:
Saturday, September 25 - Sunday, September 26
Location:
Pechanga Arena, 3500 SAN DIEGO SPORTS ARENA BOULEVARD
San Diego, 92110
Cost:
$8 – $42

Spider Pavilion Exhibition at Natural History Museum

SEPTEMBER 26 - DECEMBER 5: This one-of-a-kind seasonal pavilion gives you a rare glimpse into the secret life of spiders. Stroll through the open air pavilion to see hundreds of orb weavers and their amazing webs all around you. Then enter the spider den to peer into enclosed habitats that house different species.

Dates:
Sunday, September 26 - Sunday, December 5
Location:
Natural History Museum, 900 Exposition Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90007
+ Export Events

Disclaimer:

Event listing is believed accurate at the time of posting, but details are subject to change without notice. Please confirm all details with event organizer before attending. Kidsguide is not liable for errors, omissions, or changes to listings in our calendar.