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Pick the perfect pumpkin, go on a train or hay ride, race on tractors, play a carnival game, decorate cookies, jump around in a bounce house, get your face painted, pan for gold, and more!
Autumnfest is the annual three-day festival offering non-stop entertainment, food and beverage booths, games, and carnival rides for both young and old. There is something for everyone to enjoy at this family-focused parish event!
Whether you are an experienced ukulele player, an occasional strummer or simply a curious spectator, the festival offers lots of opportunities to jump in and be a part of the festivities.
Get stoked for the Huntington Beach Surf Dog Competition, where fearless surFUR dogs will jump on their boards and hang 20!
This annual expo promotes emergency preparedness and readiness to the whole community. Featuring fire safety demonstrations, life-saving tips, vendor booths, food, music, kids rides, and prizes.
Costa Makers is family-friendly block party featuring art, creativity, food, and entertainment. Free secure bike parking at First United or free car parking at The Triangle. Easily walk to all the locations!
Join the 23rd Annual Laguna Pet Parade and Chili Cook-off. Enjoy various pet contests and kids entertainment.
Come witness these short legged but swift wieners racing to the finish line at the most adorable competition right in Old World Huntington Beach.
On the first Thursday of every month, The Huntington opens its doors to all for free! Explore the library, gardens or art collections all at no cost.
The Great Pacific Airshow is a family-friendly, inspiring event that thrills people of all ages! Come watch performers complete incredible aerobatic feats.
Guests can touch and learn about sharks, purchase drinks and snacks, and enjoy live music during select Shark Lagoon Nights.
Bring your family and friends to meet your local firefighters and discover life saving and fire safety information in a fun-filled environment.
Saturdays in October, kids (14 and under) will enjoy free face painting, free balloon art, and a visit from King Putt. October 26 will also include a special Halloween Fair!
The Centennial Farm 30th Anniversary Community BBQ and Hoedown is a family-friendly event with food, entertainment, games, farm tours and more for adults and children. The event will be held at Centennial Farm, the year-round working farm at the OC Fair & Event Center in Costa Mesa.
Celebrate the 51st anniversary of Special Olympics! Bring out the entire family for a day of fun and support a worthy cause.
Orange County Children's Book Festival features authors, illustrators, food vendors, family entertainment. Kobe Bryant will be headlining on the main stage.
Head over to the Anaheim Garden Walk to enjoy a day of local grub, live performances, a family-fun zone, arts and crafts and more!
A 40-foot long dragon. A ghostly pirate ship. An undersea wonderland. Explore fantastical lands, built using over 3,000 hand-carved real and synthetic pumpkins. There’s more magic around every corner.
Things that Go Bump in the Night is a fun evening family event to observe and learn about plants and animals that are most active at night.
Take a ride to adventure at the Pumpkin Patch! Visit the petting zoo, enjoy performances, go on a hayride, jump on a trolley, explore the hay maze, experience the scavenger hunt, go trick or treating, and much more!
Enjoy local and global cuisine, an artisan's marketplace, music, art, and exhibits, all while attending Orange County's premier festival.
STEM3 Academy's Very Special Innovation Fair is a free, family-friendly showcase of discovery and imagination that is equal parts science fair, high-tech exhibition, art show, and community carnival.
Come out to a day of family fun and animal adoptions at the 25th Annual DAWG Adoption Extravaganza & Pet Faire!
The kid-centric company is back for more free, outdoor musical sketch comedy based on stories written by children, geared especially for toddlers!
Dancers and families of all ages can enjoy the wildly popular dance lesson sessions with the three-time Emmy Award-winner and Friends, on the Promenade Terrace. Open to the public, each session will focus on one style of dance, from hip hop to VOGUE, from African dance to Flamenco.
Free interfaith pet blessing at the beach at sunset at 5:45 p.m. Special guests expected: a mini cow, pony, alpaca, goats, sheep, bunnies, and ducks.
Bring the family and join the fun with carnival rides, games, contests, food, entertainment and raffles. Contests include Amateur Arm Wrestling, Pie-Eating, and Dog Show.
Celebrate one of the largest Japanese cultural festival in Southern California. Enjoy the experience of shopping, tasting and learning about Japanese culture.
This two-day extravaganza honoring the traditions of Mexican and native Mesoamerican cultures includes free daytime activities for the whole family followed by ticketed evening concerts.
Join Easterseals SoCal for the Strides For Disabilities in Long Beach! Strides for Disability, Easterseals Southern California’s annual 5k Run/Walk and 3k Family Fun Walk honors diversity, promotes inclusion, and shows what disability means today.
The 31st annual walk travels down La Paz Road through the Oso Creek Trail to the Fair and Disaster Preparedness Expo.
Tigers and cheetahs and jaguars- oh my! Join the Cat House for a day centered on fun and education. Activities include scavenger hunts, hay rides, and toy-making for the large felines.
Join this annual Halloween festival benefiting Pug Nation Rescue of Los Angeles. Doggie costume contest, food, vendors, adoptions and more!
It’s all for fun and fun for all! Join Segerstrom Center for the Arts at this free fall celebration featuring engaging performances, games, and festive activities for the whole family.
The annual Spooky Science Night is back at the Columbia Memorial Space Center...come dressed in your Halloween best to this frightful event the whole family can enjoy! CMSC will offer Spooky Robotics Labs; star gazing with a variety of telescopes; and creepy demonstrations and activities, including a Super Slime Station.
Creatures of the Night is a fun family evening designed for interacting, observing and learning about the many plants and animals that are most active at night.
Aspiring astronomers of all ages are invited to the monthly astronomy club meetings, which include a fascinating program about the night sky and a chance to talk about all things astronomy! Plus, use a telescope, build one and learn how to pick the proper telescope and identify different celestial objects.
Kids can enjoy the Candy Land Kids Zone at the LA Cancer Challenge 5K Walk/Run. The zone includes larger-than-life candy decor and fun activities.
From the genius of Roald Dahl comes the Tony Award-winning MATILDA, the story of an extraordinary girl who — armed with a vivid imagination, a sharp mind and a love for books — dares to take a stand to stand against the tyranny of adults who seek to crush her imagination. Children (5+) and adults alike will be thrilled and delighted by the show, packed with high-energy dance numbers, catchy songs and featuring a gifted young actress.
This Hallowwen event is open to ghosts and goblins of all ages and will feature games, DJ entertainment, costume contests, food booths and a howling good time for everyone. Be sure to bring your trick-or-treat bag!
Bring your family (human and furry) and join in on this fun-filled Halloween Block Party and adoption event featuring pumpkin decorating, pet friendly activities, and a Trick-or-Treat village full of games, contests, freebies and more!
Put on your favorite costume and the pawfect costume for your pup and participate 19th annual Haute Dog Howl'oween Parade with vendors, pet adoption fair & kids/adults costume contest.
Enjoy music and dance performances, fine Mexican cuisine, 100+ altars, arts and crafts, skeleton costume contests and a children's art project area.
All aboard! Thomas the Tank Engine & Friends are once again chugging into the Southern California Railway Museum in Perris. They've traveled all the way from the Island of Sodor and have arrived "Right on Time" to take a ride with you and your family.
Repticon Los Angeles will be two days of thrilling reptiles, amphibians, exotic pets, pet products, educational seminars, door prizes, and much more.
Canine daredevils entertain the entire family with their doggone amazing tricks! These adorable athletes thrill with their delightful antics such as high jumping, barrel racing, weaving around poles, and catching flying discs.
Parker Bent will delight audiences of children and families with his original music, sly wit, and warm humor. You may even find yourself on-stage singing with him! Parker's music will have you laughing and rocking. With unique covers such as The Black Keys, Cat Stevens, and Jimmy Reed on his latest album, his music speaks with characteristic skill to both children and the adults in their lives. Join The Wallis for these free family events outside on their Promenade Terrace.
A native of Monterrey, Mexico, Sonia de los Santos has been hailed by Billboard as “one of the Latin Children's Music Artists You Should Know.” This debut concert reflects her experiences growing up in Mexico and moving to another country, learning about other cultures, and in the process, feeling closer to her own heritage. Recommended for children ages 4+.
Families can both save money and make money! Consignors earn top dollar, while buyers save money purchasing name brand, new and nearly-new items.
Join Oasis Camel Dairy for a fun-filled three day Thanksgiving tradition at the 9th Annual Pomegranate Days featuring a circus, the Wild West Turkey Stampede, camel rides, and sheep town.