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Big Bear Snow Play
Through April: Big Bear Snow Play has the longest tubing runs in Southern California! Open daily, 10 am to 4 pm. Night tubing is available Fridays, Saturdays and holiday periods from 5 pm to 9pm.
Yeti’s Snow Play at Mountain High
OPEN THANKSGIVING THROUGH MARCH: Make it a “Snow Day” at the Yeti’s Snow Play. Slide down the tubing lanes, take a scenic sky chair ride, or meet the Yeti and his friends. It’s all at Mountain High, Southern California’s closest winter resort with no mountain driving.
Paw Patrol: Adventure Play Exhibit at Discovery Cube LA
JANUARY 28 - MAY 14: This interactive exhibit lets visitors run rescue missions and work together to overcome challenges in a fun and immersive environment. Join Marshall, Chase, Skye, Rubble, Everest, Rocky, Zuma, and Tracker as you explore your unique abilities, overcome challenges, and help friends.
Disney’s The Lion King Musical at Pantages Theatre
FEBRUARY 2 - MARCH 26: Giraffes strut. Birds swoop. Gazelles leap. The entire Serengeti comes to life as never before. Disney's The Lion King makes its triumphant return to Hollywood Pantages Theatre.
The Flower Fields in Carlsbad
MARCH 1 - MAY 14: Stroll through 50 acres of giant, colorful ranunculus flowers. Enjoy attractions like bird aviaries, greenhouse, maze, and more. Plus, special activity days including Kids Day, Holi Festival, and more.
Sesame Place 1st Birthday
MARCH 4-31: The month-long celebration features fun and festive birthday decorations, birthday-themed entertainment, dance parties, pop-up character performances, the Sesame Street Party Parade, stage shows, and more.
Butterfly Pavilion at the Natural History Museum in Los Angeles
MARCH 5 - AUGUST 13: Walk among hundreds of butterflies in NHM's outdoor, open-air netted enclosure. The experience also features colorful native plants and plenty of natural light to help you see these creatures flutter and fly.
Butterfly Season & Caterpillar Adoption at Kidspace in Pasadena
MARCH 9 - MAY 14: Bring your family to a celebration of the habitat and life cycle of butterflies and other pollinators. Go on a bug safari, dress up like a butterfly, view live insects, create your own caterpillar out of clay, and adopt a caterpillar.
Easter Eggstravaganza at Irvine Park Railroad
MARCH 11 - APRIL 8: Hop on over with family and friends to enjoy this fun and exciting spring time event. Activities include Easter Bunny photos, Easter egg hunts, train rides, paint party, egg basket toss, carnival games, face painting, cookie decorating, moon bounce, hay rides, mini diggers, and more.
Springtime Easter Festival at Underwood Family Farms in Moorpark
MARCH 18 - APRIL 10: Celebrate springtime on the farm with more than 50 acres to visit and numerous activities. Enjoy photo ops, entry to the animal center, tractor-drawn wagon rides, hay pyramids, barrel horses, country store and more.
Spring Break Camps at YMCA of OC
MARCH 20 - APRIL 14: The YMCA of Orange County offers day camp locations across Orange County, conveniently located on elementary and middle school campuses. Activities include walking field trips, dress up days, community outreach activities, pre-summer kick-off event, food and fun!
Lance Burton & Friends in Cerritos
MARCH 24: It's a Las Vegas show suitable for the whole family! See a new live show featuring a mix of illusions, sleight-of-hand, audience participation, and acclaimed guest stars.
Santa Ana Zoo Park Pop-Ups
FEBRUARY 3 - MAY 12: Meet zoo staff for a fun time of exploration and discovery at a local Santa Ana park. Each event is free, open to walk-ups and includes nature-based activities and a meet-and-greet with a new animal friend.
Open Houses at Fairmont Schools
SELECT DATES, MARCH 3 - APRIL 6: Learn about the Fairmont academic programs, co-curricular and extracurricular opportunities. Plus, speak to representatives from their summer camp and summer school programs.
Little Seedlings Story Time at Sherman Gardens
EVERY FRIDAY: Join Sherman Library & Gardens to share favorite stories, picture books and poems. Perfect for preschool children and their caregivers.
Little Explorers at Descanso Gardens
MARCH 24: Explore, play and create under the oaks on the Main Lawn. Families with young children (ages 2-5) will enjoy doing arts and crafts and nature exploration together each month.
Storytime at the Barnyard at Tanaka Farms
TUESDAYS & FRIDAYS, JAN 17 - SEP 15: Barnyard volunteers and staff will be reading farm-themed stories right by all our Barnyard friends. After storytime, visit the animals. Storytime lasts about 30 minutes and is geared towards children ages 1-5.
Sheep Shearing Festival at 123 Farm in Cherry Valley
MARCH 25 - APRIL 2: Get a close-up view of how sheep are shorn and how wool is processed. Guests can learn about natural dyes, how to wash wool, visit the farm to feed the sheep, see sheep dog herding demos, make crafts, and enjoy lamb-themed dishes.
Swallows Day Parade in San Juan Capistrano
MARCH 25: Enjoy the parade and Mercado Street Fair with family-friendly activities including a kid's play zone, live entertainment, vendors and merchants, food, and more.
Kids Day at The Flower Fields in Carlsbad
MARCH 25: A full day of fun featuring BMX stunt riders, yoyo masters, and more!
Spring Fling & Egg Hunt at Gilchrist Farm in Santa Clarita
MARCH 25-26 and APRIL 1-2, 8: Join Gilchrist Farms for a celebration of Spring with baby animals, spring farm crafts, photo ops with the Easter Bunny or real bunnies, pony rides, train rides, wagon rides, and egg hunts.
Rancho Days at Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum
MARCH 25: Experience life in 1800s Mexican California through music, crafts, and food. Participate in hands-on activities such as corn husk doll making, adobe brick making, butter making and gold panning. Plus, blacksmithing and cattle roping demos.
Postponed Dino Ranch Live at City National Grove of Anaheim
MARCH 25: This fun-filled, family friendly and action-packed live show is based on the hit animated series seen on Disney Junior and follows the adventures of the Cassidy family and junior Ranchers Jon, Min, Miguel, their lovable dinos Blitz, Clover and Tango and the mischievous Tin Horn Trio.
OC Pet & Reptile Expo
MARCH 25-26: Family-friendly pet event featuring adoptable dogs and cats, vendors, and reptiles.
Bubble Run in OC
MARCH 25: Be showered with colorful, fluffy, foam, as you navigate through four colorful bubble cannon stations. Walk, run, and dance your way through this family-friendly 3-mile course.
One World, One Sky: Big Bird’s Adventure at OCC Planetarium
JANUARY 7 - MARCH 25: Follow along with Big Bird, Elmo, and their friend from China, Hu Hu Zhu, as they take you on a journey of discovery to learn about the Big Dipper, the North Star, the Sun, and the Moon.
Easter Bunny HOP! in Los Angeles
MARCH 11 - APRIL 2: Join the Easter Bunny & Ester to find all their bunny friends from Peter Rabbit to Little Bunny FooFoo as they search for the lost eggs and save Easter!
Spring Spectacular at America’s Teaching Zoo
MARCH 18-19 and 25-26: Enjoy wildlife presentations, meet and greets, and exploration stations. The main show is silly, fun scripted show meant for all ages to enjoy.
Spring Party & Egg Hunt in Costa Mesa
MARCH 25: Trifecta Collaborative hosts a free community event featuring an egg hunt, bounce house, games, photos with the Easter Bunny, and food available for purchase.
Artful Storytelling Day at Rancho Los Cerritos
MARCH 25: Drop in for family-friendly crafts, activities, and bilingual stories in celebration of the art of storytelling!
Moiola Park Grand Opening in Fountain Valley
MARCH 25: Come out to Moiola Park for the Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting. Come dressed in a jersey of any kind for a chance to win a prize. There will also be an Over-the-Line wiffle ball contest.
Peacock Day at the Los Angeles Arboretum and Botanic Garden
MARCH 25: Celebrate the beautiful peacock at the LA Arboretum. Enjoy interactive activities including discovery tables, guided peacock walk, colorful crafts, DIY face painting, complimentary photo booth, and more.
Chicks & Sprouts Educational Workshop at Tanaka Farms
THURSDAYS & SATURDAYS, JAN 19 - SEP 9: Children learn how baby chickens grow inside the egg as well as how plants grow! Children will plant their own giant sunflowers to bring home, harvest a vegetable, and visit barnyard friends.
Saturday Guided Tours at Sherman Library & Gardens
SATURDAYS: Explore the Succulent Garden, Fern Grotto and Tropical Conservatory, amongst many others, with our expert Docent Tour Guide. This family-friendly tour lasts about one hour.
Hansel & Gretel: A Family Musical at Theatre West in Los Angeles
SATURDAYS, FEB 18 - JUN 3: A happy, fun and interactive musical that’s ideal entertainment for kids (ages 3-9) and their families. The kids in the audience will even have a chance to learn a dance number and be part of the story!
ArtLab at Hammer Museum
SATURDAYS, JANUARY 14 - APRIL 29: Drop by Art Lab for hands-on creative activities inspired by artworks on view at the museum.
Family Night Hike: Prehistoric Plants at LA Arboretum
MARCH 25: Families will be guided through different parts of the Arboretum at night to learn about different things during themed hikes. This month, learn about prehistoric plants make a "fossil" to take home.
Mom Prom & Father/Daughter Dance in Long Beach
MARCH 26: A special, semi-formal evening for fathers, daughters, moms, and sons of all ages complete with decorations, refreshments, and wholesome music.
Cinderella: The True Story in Los Angeles
SUNDAYS, MARCH 5 - APRIL 2: The story of the kind-hearted Cinderella who fights for a world where everyone, from tailors to kings, learns that bigger isn't always better and that being kind and sharing what we can with others is what makes us truly rich.
Cherry Blossom Festival in Torrance
MARCH 26: Multicultural performances and demonstrations, artists, and food trucks.
Children’s Water Education Festival at UC Irvine (for School Groups)
MARCH 29-30: Orange County 3rd-5th grade teachers and their students are invited to attend the Children's Water Education Festival to learn about local water issues and the environment.
SpringTopia: A Family Fun Fest in Los Angeles
MARCH 29 - APRIL 16: SpringTopia Fest is a fun-filled family-friendly event with rides, games, mazes, interactive activities, food, drinks, and 7 immersive lands, each with a unique theme.
Bubblefest at Discovery Cube Orange County
MARCH 31 - APRIL 16: This annual festival event is filled with tons of interactive experiences like paddleboat rides, Bubble Wall, bubble experiments, Mega Bubblefest Laser Show and more!
Lil’ Chef School Parent Night Out
MARCH 31 & APRIL 28 - This is a great workshop for the parents to go out and let their children have a fun-filled Friday evening! Each month offers a different “themed” Friday Night with food that your Lil’ Chef will make from scratch, drinks, and a game or movie to end our evening.
Spring Carnival & Egg Hunt at Santa Anita Park
APRIL 1-2 and 8-9: This four-day event features inflatable jumpers, carnival games, thrilling rides, pony rides, arts and crafts, face painting, and more. Egg Hunt on April 9th only.
Bunny Hop at Westminster Parks
APRIL 1 & 8: The Easter Bunny will be making several appearances at a number of parks in Westminster. Visit the Easter Bunny while enjoying spring crafts, treats, egg hunt, and activities.
Breakfast with Bunny at 2ND & PCH
APRIL 1 & 8: Make a reservation at participating restaurants for breakfast and a 'meet and greet' with Bunny and "peeps" at your table, plus crafts.
El Dorado Frontier Easter Event in Long Beach
APRIL 1-2 & 8: Get a personal meet and greet with the Easter Bunny and enjoy unlimited train, carousel, and hand car rides for the day.
Kids Workshop: Poolside Birdhouse at Home Depot
APRIL 1: Join your local Home Depot store on the first Saturday of each month for a free, in-person Kids Workshops from 9am - noon. This month, make a Poolside Birdhouse for spring. Register your spot online.
Brunch with the Bunny – City of Downey
APRIL 1: Have brunch with the bunny and enjoy free community activities include carnival games, photo booth, Easter basket prize walk, information booths, and more.
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