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Join the Inaugural Seal Beach Turkey Trot! There will be a a 5K, 10K, Fitness Challenge and kids "Don't Be a Turkey" Trot. Through this event, the goal is to donate over 300-holiday meals for families in need in the community with Grateful Hearts and to help raise funds for our local schools through Project SEEK.
Bundle up in your holiday sweaters and join Tanaka Farms as the Christmas season comes alive with a special Holiday Farm Tour with Santa!
The Newport Bay Conservancy offers a tour of the Upper Newport Bay every Saturday and Sunday morning year-round. Trained naturalists conduct water tours that begin with a quick lesson on how to paddle and then lead participants into the Ecological Reserve.
Join the Ocean Institute’s marine educators in exploring the ocean from the top to bottom, while searching for some of the world’s largest and smallest creatures during our 2.5-hour long marine life exploration program.
Experience the magical outdoor art village during the holiday season, transformed into a picture-perfect winter wonderland in the heart of Laguna Beach.
Join Creative Communal for a day of fun for everyone! The open-air market will feature 30+ local makers, live music, and food. Activities for kids include face painting, crafts, games and more.
Kids (ages 3+) make fun crafts.
Try your luck at finding the gold in the custom-designed Mission trough or make arrowhead necklaces and adobe brick while learning about the lifestyle of Mission Native Americans.
Calling all young engineers and architects! What can you make with paper, tape, and lots of boxes? Everything! Join the Newport Library as they turn the Friends' Room into a cardboard city, limited only by your imagination.
You're invited to witness Santa's official arrival in Surf City USA! Straight from the North Pole, Santa and his two elves will appear in the sky and land on the beach in front of Pacific City! Plus holiday songs, Santa hats, jingle bell, candy canes and so much more!
Learn about the triumph of Cosmic Vishnu over King Bali and other narratives that are carved in stone in the Asian art collection. Then carve a story of your own in clay to make a relief sculpture.
Based on the award-winning Broadway musical and the smash hit motion picture, Legally Blonde The Musical Jr. is a fabulously fun journey of self-empowerment and expanding horizons. The show's instantly recognizable songs are filled with humor, wit, and sass, leaving both the cast and audience seeing pink!
Bring the whole family out to this Skate Jam and BBQ! Also, be sure to enter the flat-bar contest - the winner will take home a new flat-bar! Presented by Keen Ramps.
Watch the annual tree lighting with holiday activities including live music, sledding, and a visit from the big guy himself- Santa!
Join Studio H for a special Saturday evening art event with pizza and a mixed media art project. Participants can paint on a canvas or sculpt with polymer-clay.
For children who have sensory sensitivities, The Shops will offer "Santa Cares," and an environment that is quiet and calm.
Join the Ocean Institute for a tidepool hike led by one of their expert naturalists! The hike will take you into the rocky Marine Conservation Area located directly behind the Ocean Institute. Families can explore the area and search for snails, crabs, sea stars, and other animals that make the tidepools their home.
Annual Swedish Christmas Fair includes handmade gifts, clothing, crafts, baked goods, unique Christmas decorations, sweets, treats, Swedish themed artwork, paintings, food and festivities.
Tour the facility, including the loop trail and marine life.
The Occasional Pasadena Doo Dah Parade celebrates 42 years of irreverent frolicking on the streets of Pasadena. Americas favorite other parade, known for its colorful, satirical spoof on the New Years Day Rose Parade.
Join Family Flicks at the Hammer in Los Angeles for a screening of That Darn Cat! The Randall sisters and their irrepressible and always-hungry Siamese cat become entangled in an unsolved robbery and kidnapping.
Dana Wharf Sportfishing invites all children to come to our dock side fishing clinic and learn hands on techniques on fishing from the experts.
Join Los Angeles Museum of Art for Andell Family Sundays. This weekly free event features artist-led workshops where you can make your own mythical and supernatural animal-inspired creations! Learn about dragons, enchanted house cats, and tengu (hint—they are part crow and excellent at martial arts!)
Enjoy the Children's Concert Series at Soka University with performances from The Lucky Band, Secret Agent 23 Skidoo, and Jazzy Ash & The Leaping Lizards.
The pageant will award "Long Beach" and "Southern California Cities" titles in each of the four divisions: Little Miss (ages 6-10), Teen (ages 13-18), Miss (ages 19-30) and Mrs. (21+, married). Contestants can be accepted into the pageant up until noon on pageant day.
What a surprise it will be for your children when they hear a “Ho-Ho-Ho” and see Santa at their door!
There's just one day, so Acting Out wants to play! Activities during these one-day Monday workshops include theater games, improvisation, partner work, group skill building and more. Just a day of theatrical fun! All skill levels (ages 7-14) are welcome.
Whether your kids (5-13, all levels) are just learning or ready to learn advanced tricks, this camp is right for them! They’ll make new friends, advance their skills, play games, and most importantly, have fun!
Lil Chefs (5+) are invited to cook up a feast at this three day Thanksgiving Mini camp, with Colonial and Native American-inspired dishes.
Little Naturalist programs are outdoor experiential education classes designed for 3-5 year olds and their adult guardians. Activities are designed to encourage exploration and discovery and to enrich a child’s emerging physical and cognitive skills.
Kids Club is all about fun, exploring, and learning through crafts, story time, and fun performances planned throughout the year.
Come join Pacific City and enjoy holiday classics! These movie nights are free and fun for the whole family. Bring the family, friends, chairs, blankets and get cozy. Click here to see a list of movie titles.
Bring your imagination and sense of adventure as you and your child celebrate the seasons with a special mornings of crafts, stories, songs, and outdoor exploration. Learn about hummingbirds, spiders, bats, owls and more.
During this month's Family Fun Night workshop with Lil' Chefs, work as a family (age 5+) to make pie dough (Pate Brisee) then, prepare Mixed Berry Pie and Pumpkin Chiffon Pie to take home and bake for your Thanksgiving dessert!
Join this Thanksgiving day race for a good cause! Includes a Kids' Half-Mile Wingding Fun Run and adults 5K/10K.
Get into the spirit as you enjoy the Park adorned with holiday decorations, holiday-themed food, characters, photo opportunities, exclusive merchandise, and more!
Join one of North OC's favorite Turkey Trots! Featuring 5K, 10K, and 10-mile courses and, a kids 1K and Tot Trot fun run (age 10 and under). There will be costume contests, music, vendors, and fun for the kids. Add your dog at registration and they will receive a bandana and entrance into contests too.
Located in the beautiful Dana Point Harbor, the Dana Point Turkey Trot is celebrating 42 years! This flat, scenic race features a 10k, 5k and Kids Gobble Wobble.
Start your Thanksgiving at the beach! This 5K/10K Turkey Trot features a flat ocean-front course and a 1K walk for kids 12 and under.
Join the 14th annual O'Side Turkey Trot! Event offers a costume contest, largest teams competition, live entertainment on the course, and finisher medals for all participants. Free digital photos, medals, shirts, and timing to all registered participants.
Head to Downtown LA Thanksgiving morning to run through the streets. Participate in the 5k, 10k, or 1 mile Widdle Wobble for kids.
Family fun 5k/10k run/walk, music, costumes, kid's cctivities, charity support, photo booth, free samples and a whole lot more!
Enjoy shopping this holiday season by listening to a quartet of Strolling Christmas Carolers as they perform throughout Roger’s Gardens and the Farmhouse. Their repertoire includes your favorite standards and Sacred Christmas Carols combined with the holiday songs you have grown to love.
The beloved American Classic comes to captivating life as a live 1940’s radio broadcast. With the help of an ensemble that brings a few dozen characters to the stage, the story of idealistic George Bailey unfolds as he considers ending his life one fateful Christmas Eve.
The Mission Inn Hotel & Spa features more than five million brilliant lights, a decorated Christmas tree, appearances by Santa Claus and Dickensian Carolers singing cheerful holiday tunes, authentic horse-drawn carriages, live reindeer, and hundreds of characters dressed in 17th Century costumes to entertain crowds and evoke the spirit of the season.
This "tale as old as time" is filled with fun for the whole family; with spectacular music, costumes, sets and grand productions numbers. Be our guest and experience the magic of this timeless fairytale!
The Bob Baker Marionette Theater celebrates their new Theater at 4949 York Blvd. in Highland Park! Join puppeteers, fans, community members, supporters, and puppets for an all-day extravaganza.
Generations of readers have adored the best-selling novel and now the musical adaptation of the beloved book hits the stage at Chance Theater.
Enjoy this family holiday favorite as Temecula Valley Players presents A Christmas Carol.
Festivities will include a festive night (and morning) of free ice skating, free carousel rides and Giant Wheel rides until 3 a.m., incredible sales, DJs, live entertainment, and free valet parking.