Pacific Symphony’s Lantern Festival at Segerstrom

MARCH 2: Bring the entire family and join Pacific Symphony for the annual Lantern Festival featuring music, dance, art making, riddles, and food. The concert hall lobby becomes transformed for the festivities with floating lantern, the concert hall features performances, and the plaza outside will have fun activities and demos. Free admission, but tickets required to enter the concert hall.

Dates:
Location:
Segerstrom Center for the Arts 600 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa, CA
Cost:
Free

Spring Fest at Chinese American Museum

MARCH 2: Bring your family and friends to the Chinese American Museum for an exciting day full of multicultural performances, family-friendly activities, and year of the dragon inspired crafts.

Dates:
Location:
Chinese American Museum 425 North Los Angeles St., Los Angeles
Cost:
Free

Celtic Festival at Bowers Museum

SUNDAY, MARCH 3: Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with bagpipe performances, dances, traditional Irish songs, art projects, food samples, and face painting.

Dates:
Location:
Bowers Museum 2002 N. Main St., Santa Ana, CA
Cost:
Free

Aloha Fair in Huntington Beach

MARCH 3: Enjoy the songs and dances of Polynesia, local vendors, live performances, food trucks and Hawaiian shaved ice.

Dates:
Location:
Aloha Fair Huntington Beach 16160 Beach Blvd., Huntington Beach, CA

Cherry Blossom Festival in San Diego

MARCH 7-10: Families can visit the children's area for games and enjoy performances including taiko drums, geisha opera, lion dance, cosplay contest, and kendo demonstrations.

Dates:
Location:
Japanese Friendship Garden 2215 Pan American Road E., San Diego, CA
Cost:
$12 – $14

CSULB Puvungna Pow Wow

MARCH 9-10: The Pow Wow at Cal State Long Beach is focused on displaying the university's strong American Indian presence. The two-day event features American Indian dancing, arts, crafts and food.

Dates:
Location:
California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) 6000 E. Atherton St, Long Beach, CA
Cost:
Free

Irish Fest at Old World Huntington Beach

MARCH 13-17: Enjoy live music, dancing, and authentic Irish foods.

Dates:
Location:
Old World Huntington Beach 7561 Center Ave., Huntington Beach

Noche de Estrellas at Aquarium of the Pacific

MARCH 15: Dance under the sea stars to the sounds of salsa, rock en Español, mariachi, cumbia, and other rhythms. Enjoy live bands, DJ, Mexica drumming and dance, and educational programming in English and Spanish.

Dates:
Location:
Aquarium of the Pacific 100 Aquarium Way, Long Beach, CA
Cost:
$24.95

Nowruz Celebration at UCLA

March 17: The event includes musical performances, children's activities, dancers, a Haftseen display, their annual Persian Costume "Spring Walk", and enjoy Persian food & desserts.

Dates:
Location:
UCLA Dickson Court 10745 Dickson Court, Los Angeles
Cost:
Free

César Chávez Family Day in Los Angeles

MARCH 17: Enjoy music and dancing, workshops, and guest performances like the Santa Monica Youth Orchestra. Celebrate and learn about the activist leader César Chávez.

Dates:
Location:
LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes 501 N. Main St., Los Angeles, 90012
Cost:
Free

Ballet Folklòrico de Los Ángeles in Long Beach

MARCH 23: A joyful mix of folklorico, dance, and storytelling from both sides of the border. Set to traditional songs, as well as celebrating the music of Selena and Jenni Rivera.

Dates:
Location:
Carpenter Performing Arts Center 6200 E Atherton St., Long Beach
Cost:
$40

International Children’s Festival at Aquarium of the Pacific

MARCH 23-24: The International Children's Festival at Aquarium of the Pacific celebrates the amazing talents of children of many cultures. The festival features cultural presentations and performances by children. Plus, meet and greets with favorite ocean characters.

Dates:
Location:
Aquarium of the Pacific 100 Aquarium Way, Long Beach, CA

Purim Celebration in Long Beach

MARCH 5: Celebrate Purim at the Alpert Jewish Community Center with music, bounce houses, games, prizes, sing-along and more.

Dates:
Location:
Alpert JCC 3801 E. Willow Street, Long Beach, CA
Cost:
$10 – $15

Cherry Blossom Festival in Torrance

APRIL 7: Multicultural performances and demonstrations, artists, and food trucks.

Dates:
Location:
Columbia Park - Torrance 4045 190th St., Torrance, CA
Cost:
Free

Disclaimer: The Kidsguide team works hard to ensure all events are accurate at the time of posting, but details are subject to change without notice. Confirm all details with event organizer before attending. Kidsguide is not liable for errors, omissions, or changes to listings on our calendar.


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