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June 2022

Outdoor Summer Movies Across LA & Orange County

Enjoy summer movies in Aliso Viejo, Anaheim, Bellflower, Brea, Buena Park, Costa Mesa, Dana Point, Fountain Valley, Garden Grove, Irvine, La Habra, La Palma, Lake Forest, Lakewood, Laguna Niguel, Long Beach, Los Angeles, Newport Beach, OC Parks, Placentia, Rancho Palos Verdes, Redondo Beach, Rossmoor, San Clemente, Santa Ana, Stanton, Tustin, Westminster, Whittier, Yorba Linda, and more!

Dates:
Wednesday, June 8 - Wednesday, August 31

2022 Outdoor Summer Concerts

Outdoor summer concerts in Aliso Viejo, Anaheim, Bellflower, Brea, Buena Park, Cerritos, Cypress, Dana Point, Downey, Fountain Valley, Fullerton, Garden Grove, Irvine, La Habra, La Palma, Laguna Niguel, Lake Forest, Lakewood, Long Beach, Los Alamitos, Newport Beach, OC Parks, Placentia, Rancho Palos Verdes, Redondo Beach, Rossmoor, San Clemente, Santa Ana, Signal Hill, Tustin, Westminster, and Yorba Linda.

Dates:
Monday, June 20 - Saturday, August 27

July 2022

Orange County Fair in Costa Mesa

JULY 15 - AUGUST 14: The OC Fair is excited to welcome you back to “Feel the Sunshine”! Get up close with animals in the petting zoo, check out exhibits, go shopping, and enjoy local groups performing on community stages.

Dates:
Friday, July 15 - Sunday, August 14
Location:
OC Fair & Event Center, 88 Fair Drive
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Cost:
$7 – $14

August 2022

Nisei Week Japanese Festival at Little Tokyo in Los Angeles

AUGUST 13-21: Come and experience Japanese culture at Nisei Week in Little Tokyo! The festival presents all sorts of entertainment from a Deko-Car Show, a Grand Parade to cultural exhibits that includes displays on bonsai trees, calligraphy, and Ikebana (Japanese art of arranging flowers). 

Dates:
Saturday, August 13 - Sunday, August 21
Location:
Japanese Village Plaza, 335 E 2nd St
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States

Butterfly Pavilion at the Natural History Museum in Los Angeles

MARCH 20 - SEPTEMBER 5: Butterflies are taking flight at the museum! Walk among beautiful butterflies at NHM's 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, August 14
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Location:
Natural History Museum, 900 Exposition Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90007
Cost:
$8

Snow White in Santa Monica Playhouse

EVERY SATURDAY & SUNDAY: Santa Monica Playhouse is featuring Snow White and is taking their audience on a magical adventure as everyone’s most beloved young heroine journeys to find herself, her mother, and her true destiny.

Dates:
Sunday, August 14
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Location:
Santa Monica Playhouse, 1211 4th Street
Santa Monica, 90401
Cost:
$12.50 – $15

Weekend Family Crafting at reDiscover Center in Los Angeles

SATURDAY & SUNDAYS, NOW - DECEMBER 31, 2022: Have a blast making art from upcycled materials. Your table is stocked with curated recycled materials and "rediscovered" offcuts and scraps from local manufacturers, along with freshly sanitized crafting tools and kid-friendly fasteners. 

Dates:
Sunday, August 14
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Location:
reDiscover Center, 12958 W Washington Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90066 United States
Cost:
$40

Matilda The Musical at South Coast Repertory

AUGUST 6-14: The genius of Roald Dahl comes to life in an inspiring musical about an extraordinary girl who dreams of a better life. An exhilarating tale of empowerment filled with high-energy music and dancing from the talented young actors of SCR’s Summer Players.

Dates:
Sunday, August 14
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Location:
South Coast Repertory, 655 Town Center Drive
Costa Mesa,
Cost:
$22 – $27

Nova Vita Foundation at Tanaka Farms in Irvine

AUGUST 14: Come join Nova Vita's festivities as they usher in a new season of bounty, prosperity, and health in traditional Japanese custom. This event includes delicious food options and ample entertainment.

Dates:
Sunday, August 14 @ 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location:
Tanaka Farms, 5380 3/4 University Drive
Irvine, 92612
Cost:
$5

Summer Evening Strolls at The Huntington Library

JUNE 11-SEPTEMBER 2: Enjoy a stroll in the gardens at twilight. Meet your friends, enjoy dinner or a light snack and a cocktail at 1919 Cafe, stroll the breathtaking gardens at sunset, and take home a memento of your visit from the Huntington Store. 

Dates:
Sunday, August 14 @ 4:30 pm
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Location:
The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens, 1151 Oxford Road
San Marino, 91108
Cost:
$5 – $20

Free Summer Fun Days at Long Beach Parks

JUNE 20 - AUGUST 26: Long Beach Parks, Recreation and Marine has great free and affordable programs for youth and teens planned during the summer at 21 local parks. Kids can come out for games, crafts, sports, field trips and more Monday-Friday from noon to 5 p.m.

Dates:
Monday, August 15 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Weekly Junior Ranger Program at Crystal Cove State Park in Laguna Beach

TUESDAYS, AUGUST 2 & 16: Join a Park Ranger for a fun introduction to the animals and plants of Crystal Cove State Park in our weekly Junior Ranger programs. This children’s nature program is a favorite in State Parks and allows kids to earn a badge, stamps, a poster, or a patch.

Dates:
Tuesday, August 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Location:
Crystal Cove State Park, 8471 N. Coast Hwy.
Laguna Beach, 92651
Cost:
$15

Family Fun Morning at Crystal Cove State Park in Laguna Beach

FRIDAYS, AUGUST 5 & 19: Explore Crystal Cove State Park at your own pace. Head out on the Environmental Study Loop Trail or into Moro Canyon with self-guided activities on this Family Fun Morning. Look for animal evidence, smell local plants, and listen for bird songs while learning about the natural resources in the park.

Dates:
Friday, August 19 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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Location:
Crystal Cove State Park, 8471 N. Coast Hwy.
Laguna Beach, 92651
Cost:
$15

Free Miniature Train Rides at Fairview Park in Costa Mesa

THIRD WEEKEND OF EVERY MONTH: The Orange County Model Engineers offer public ride days every third weekend of each month. To ride the trains, children must be able to walk and be at least 31" tall. A typical trip takes about 12 minutes and covers two loops of the park.

Dates:
Saturday, August 20 - Sunday, August 21
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Location:
Fairview Park – Costa Mesa, 2501 Placentia Ave.
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Cost:
Free

Creative Babe Market in Yorba Linda

AUGUST 20: Bring your family to a fun weekend market with face paintings, a free mermaid meet & greet, over 60+ local small business, yummy food, much more!

Dates:
Saturday, August 20 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location:
TAPS Brewery + Kitchen, 23741 La Palma Ave
Yorba Linda, CA 92887 United States
Cost:
Free

Cool Fam Fest at The Lombardi House in Hollywood

AUGUST 21: Join LA’s coolest families at the beautiful Lombardi House in Hollywood for back-to-back DJ sets, a marketplace filled with brands you know and love, food carts galore, ice cold drinks, activities for kids big and small, and much more.

Dates:
Sunday, August 21 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location:
The Lombardi House, 1717 N Bronson Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States
Cost:
Free – $20
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