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February 23 - March 1, 8, 15, and 22: Based on the classic story by Margery Williams, this version of The Velveteen Rabbit begins with a young boy opening his gifts on Christmas day.
Join the Epilepsy Foundation on March 22, 2020 at the Rose Bowl for their walk to end epilepsy.
Bring the entire family to learn how costumes are designed for your favorite films in this fun, introductory workshop. From superheroes to princesses, you’ll superimpose and collage a variety of fabrics, colors, and textures together to create something entirely new!
March 21 - 22: Create wearable art that reflects your true self with artist Martha Carrillo at this free two-day event.
March 22: Frolic through the fields at the Flowers Field at Carlsbad Ranch with your family.
March 22: Meet the authors and illustrators of some of our favorite children's picture books sold in the Busy Bee Store. Enjoy a reading, special activity, and have your book autographed. Titles by the author or illustrator will be available for purchase, members receive 15% off store merchandise.
March 22: Be Downey Civic Center's guest at their Beauty and the Beast sing-a-long event. Guests are encouraged to dress up.
April 19: The annual festival features entertainment, games, crafts, a farmer's market, demonstrations, contests, avocado ice cream, food, art booths, live music, and more!
April 19: Celebrate Earth Day at this magical and serene ranch-style retreat! Participate in the Sun Salute and a rock hunt, pet animals, and more!
The City Nature Challenge, an international effort to document nature in cities that will be taking place, April 24-27. Focusing on nature where people live, especially in urban areas, this year's challenge allows people to safely document biodiversity in whatever way they can, even from the safety of their own homes.
April 24 - 25: Based on Rudyard Kipling’s classic tale, this rendition of the Jungle Book, recommended for ages 6+, features your favorite characters like you’ve never seen them before.
April 25: Tech Savvy is a fun filled morning of hands-on workshops designed to develop girls’ interest and self-confidence in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) disciplines.
April 24-25: AniFest is a yearly anime convention and festival dedicated in celebrating the arts and culture of Japanese animation. Cosplayers, vendors, partners, sponsors, performers, and event producers all come together in one day to bring you the best that an anime convention has to offer. Visit website for more information.
April 25: Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day! Save the date, April 25th, and join us for music, food, games, resource booths, performances, workshops, and activities for kids.
April 25: Join the second annual family-friendly event with agricultural-themed crafts, pickling demonstrations, a petting zoo, live music, a photo booth, blacksmith and antique engine displays and tours of the park.
April 25: The STEAM Fest is a fun-filled day for students and families to explore exciting, hands-on activities related to Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics.
Use your imagination and your own two hands to create an original character inspired by Inside the Walt Disney Archives. Just like a professional animator, you'll begin with a sketch and then bring the characters to life using modeling clay and new simple skills taught by Kidseum instructors.
April 26: Express your thoughts about a work of art, music, dance, or literature through the creation of an eight-page zine.
April 25-26: Come celebrate Flamenco and Andalusian culture and lifestyle with performances all day, Flamenco lessons, shopping, art shows, kids activities, and dancing!
April 25-26: Explore Los Angeles during the Victorian Era and enjoy music, dance, fashion shows, historic house tours, demonstrations, and much more.
Planes of Fame Air Museum is proud to present ‘Victory Through Air Power’. Celebrating the 75th anniversary of the end of WWII featuring over 50 historic aircraft, including the B-25 Mitchell, P-47 Thunderbolt, P-38 Lightning, F4U Corsair and P-51 Mustangs flying for your enjoyment.
May 2 and 3: Explore and celebrate Southern California’s coast during the Aquarium’s eleventh annual Urban Ocean Festival.
May 3: Girls (5-14) can treat their mother-figures to an afternoon featuring an authentic Victorian high tea, complete with scones, tea sandwiches, a variety of desserts and tea, plus lemonade for the little ones.
May 7-10: The annual fiesta and carnival features craft displays, food booths, entertainment, a children's cultural booth and amusement rides.
Disney’s worldwide phenomenon is taking Broadway Junior by (snow)storm! Presented by Orange County Children’s Theatre, the enchanting modern classic from Disney is based on the 2018 Broadway musical, and brings Elsa, Anna, and the magical land of Arendelle to life, onstage.
Ready for Robots? Register your child (ages 10-14) for this three-hour workshop where they will learn the basics of LEGO Robotics, and program it to complete several challenges utilizing different sensors and methods to make their robot move! Participants will work in teams to accomplish the different missions set out for their robot.
This event is full of hands-on activities for all ages and includes a competition where you’ll design, build and launch your own two-liter bottle rocket with pressurized air and water.
Pencils, Pens & Brushes – The Colorful Women of Early Disney Animation with Mindy Johnson at The Bowers
In a family-friendly presentation for all ages, join author and historian Mindy Johnson for a vivid celebration of many of the key women who shaped Walt Disney's animation. Inspired by her young readers book Pencils, Pens & Brushes - A Great Girls' Guide to Disney Animation (Disney Press), Mindy Johnson introduces you to some of the colorful and extraordinary women from the animated beginnings of Disney Studios. Book signing to follow presentation.
May 10th: Throw Mama On the Train! Give Mama the day off and treat her like a queen with lunch. Sit back, relax and enjoy lunch while riding through the Heritage Valley! Departures at both 11 a.m. and 3:15 p.m. ...
Wish Mom a Happy Mother’s Day with a free game of mini-golf (with purchase of one paid golf game), at Golf N’ Stuff.
May 10: Show your mom just how much you love her by spending the day at The Reptile Zoo with special photo opportunities with Baby and Adult reptiles. Family 4 pack and VIP packages available.
May 16-17: Kids (3-11) and parents camp out "under the stars" with a real campfire, plus games, crafts, nature walks, roasting marshmallows and campfire songs.
Descanso Gardens will reopen Saturday, May 16. Visitors must maintain social distance, wear a face covering, and should bring water (drinking fountains closed).
May 16: A fun and educational festival for teens and parents. This event will educate attendees with the themes of healthy relationships, cyber safety, positive thinking and affirmations, safe dating, social media and bullying, substance abuse, and warning signs.
Ballet Folklórico de Los Ángeles, the nation’s premier Mexican folk dance company, bring their graceful choreography and colorful, elaborate costumes to Carpenter Center.
The Pet Care Patch Workshop at spcaLA is for young animal lovers, ages 6-12, who are interested in learning about proper animal care and age–appropriate animal issues. Remaining dates include April 4, April 19, May 16 and May 30 (pre-registration required).
Evert Saturday in May, enjoy even more fun at Golf N’ Stuff on these fun days with a balloon artist (free balloon sculpture) and free face painting.
Celebrate National Robotics Week with Shared Science by exploring a variety of STEM workshops, robot demos, and hands-on activities for the whole family!
A 70-minute drive through experience with entertainers, games, live animals, a souvenir photo, and more without ever leaving your vehicle.
All Fathers receive free entrance to Planes of Fame Air Museum on Sunday, June 21st. It's a great way to spend the day and show Dad how much you care!
June 28 & July 26: The festival may be virtual, but the fun is real! Enjoy dancing, art projects, and a food experience from the comfort of your home via live stream on Bowers Museum's Facebook page.
The Dunes Drive-In will feature The Goonies, a summer classic! Bring your own refreshments or enjoy items from the snack bar. There will be popcorn, candy, cotton candy, hot dogs, pretzels and a beer and wine garden.
The Summer Drive-In Series brings movies on the big screen and live concerts to the Orange County Great Park in drive-in format every Saturday this August. Park your cars and bring a picnic basket or plan to purchase treats from gourmet food trucks.
July 3-4: Experience a socially distanced carpool cinema experience at the City National Grove of Anaheim. Concessions and restrooms available on-site and queues will be managed through a mobile app.
The Roadium is reviving its classic 1950's drive-in for a one-of-a-kind movie-going experience this summer. Every weekend, guests can enjoy a great film in this throwback retro setting, along with hot food, movie concessions, and more!
July 4-5: Visit the San Diego Zoo or San Diego Safari Park on July 4th weekend for special extended hours.
July 4: The cities of Buena Park, La Habra, and Orange have joined forces to commemorate our freedom by co-hosting a flyover featuring one C-47 and two Marchetti SF-260s.
July 4: Celebrate 4th of July with The Frida Cinema's Pop-Up Drive-In. Enjoy the classic film, Raiders of the Lost Ark, under the stars on the rooftop of a two-story parking lot.
July 4: The City of Los Alamitos and the City of Seal Beach invites you and your family to attend the Drive-Up 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular held at the Los Alamitos Joint Forces Training Base.
July 9 & 16: Reserve your free table, then dine on takeout from local restaurants and enjoy lively music and giveaways!