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Gather your goblins and ghoulies for the HaLLoWe'eN SpoOkTaCuLaR! You'll be delighted by this haunting showcase of sweet spooks, including the Purple People Eater, Dracula, the Invisible Man, and many more!
Join the Musical Theatre Village for a production of James and the Giant Peach.
Join Santa Monica Playhouse for a heart-warming and unique Snow White story.
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.
Handled by master puppeteers, the marionettes are always the stars of the show and captivate children in simple yet fascinating ways.
A group of panicked survivors are barricaded in a deserted farmhouse while a horde of flesh-eating zombies hovers outside their door. Recommended for kids ages 13+.
In the slightly spooky, family-friendly world of Goosebumps the Musical: Phantom of the Auditorium, Brooke and Zeke must race to find out whether they’re being haunted by ghosts or hoodwinked by pranksters.
As witching hour approaches, youngsters (and parents, too) aid the denizens of the Halloween World in completing magical spells, happily helping to save All Hallows’ Eve.
Join the Pantages Theatre in their live production of Anastasia. Recommended for ages 7 and up.
Come for a wild ride with the Headless Horseman! This is the original radio adaptation is of one of America's most beloved ghost stories.
Join the Irvine Barclay Theatre for their ballet production of The Firebird.
The kid-centric company is back for more free, outdoor musical sketch comedy based on stories written by children, geared especially for toddlers!
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.
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.
The Long Beach Historical Society hosts this tour of the Municipal and Sunnyside Cemeteries, with characters at various graves telling the histories of their occupants.
Enjoy music and dance performances, fine Mexican cuisine, 100+ altars, arts and crafts, skeleton costume contests and a children's art project area.
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+.
Joy to all mankind? Bah! Humbug! Spend an evening in the company of a mean, tight-fisted, squeezing, grasping, clutching old miser. Watch horrified as Ebenezer Scrooge is haunted by four creepy ghosts, each one more terrifying than the last. In their inimitable style, the team that brought you Great Expectations will now celebrate the holiday season with a mesmerizing one man performance of Charles Dickens’ timeless, transformative story. Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol at The Wallis is recommended for adults…