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SATURDAY & SUNDAY, APRIL 17-18: The world's largest traveling seedling tomato sale returns to the farm! Tomato plant varieties including cherry, grape and heirloom, vegetable and herb, will be available daily & continually restocked until they are gone!
SATURDAY, APRIL 17: Create a pretty painting of a succulent. You will work together to observe the colors and qualities of a beautiful succulent from the Sherman garden and use simple step by step watercolor techniques to create your own botanical portrait.
SATURDAY & SUNDAY, APRIL 17-18:Join Sawdust Art Festival for their first Sawdust Spring Fling, a weekend pop-up art show with live music and food. Shop handcrafted art by 48 Laguna Beach artists and enjoy a spring day in the grove.
EVERY THIRD SUNDAY: Grab your leash and your fur babies and head to the Garden! During special dog walking hours, you’re invited to bring your four-legged friends to the 87 acres of the Garden.
APRIL 19-25: To celebrate Earth Day and the beauty of California native blooms, California Garden Horticulturist Layla Valenzuela will create a display featuring both real wildflowers and hand-crafted paper flowers.
APRIL 19-25: The Outdoor Adventure Hunt is an active and family-friendly activity that exercises the mind and body. Using GPS and QR code technology, players will navigate their way to designated marker points hidden in Orange County.
MONDAY, APRIL 19: Join Bella Terra Kids Club on The Green for a fun, interactive story time, informative bug show, and take-home Earth Day craft.
TUESDAY, APRIL 20: Join PC Grommets Kids Club for an outdoor storytime and informative live animal show about local wildlife, learn what we can do to save the environment, and create a fun craft using recycled items. Registration required.
SELECT DATES, APRIL 7-22: Join Chef Tech for hands-on or virtual classes to learn about Dumplings Around the World! Explore dumplings from around the world—every country has their own unique versions.
FRIDAY, APRIL 23: A creative dance class in the garden inspired by butterflies, birds and flowers. Children will move, dance, and go on a creative journey through the garden.
SATURDAY, APRIL 10, 17, and 24: Enjoy Halloween-themed pop-up shops, artwork, and food trucks in themed sections: Halloween Town, Artist Alley, and Fantasyland Art Gallery.
SATURDAY, APRIL 24: Go “Behind the Scenes” at the Museum and see what goes into maintaining the West’s largest collection of rail cars, enjoy exciting food truck cuisine, and end your day with a unique night photoshoot experience.
SATURDAYS, JANUARY 23 - APRIL 24: Kids receive an art lesson (via video feed) from renowned environmental artist, Wyland, and a free 2-hour whale watching adventure!
SATURDAY, APRIL 10 & 24: Join the Ocean Institute for a 2-hour interactive kayak tour around the Dana Point harbor. Learn about the history of the harbor and its unique ecosystem from one of their expert Naturalists.
MARCH 26-27 & APRIL 23-24: The Rose Outdoors is a one-hour concert series presented outside and under the stars in accordance with health and safety guidelines. Enjoy highlights and iconic songs from hit musicals.
SATURDAY, APRIL 24: This year, the West Covina Cherry Blossom Festival will be a socially-distanced, contactless, drive-through event by appointment only in 30-minute time slots. Food and craft items available for pre-order only.
SATURDAY, APRIL 24: Enjoy kayaking, dissection art lab, and plankton microscope lab. Bring the entire family and enjoy the outdoors safely.
SATURDAY, APRIL 24: In this family workshop you will create your own ‘Garden Book.’ Learn to make an accordion book with covers and a hidden page, then customize and decorate the inside of your book with colorful cut paper and drawings to create a bountiful garden.
SATURDAY, APRIL 24: View 200 vintage cars as they cruise through Seal Beach. The car cruise will begin on Seal Beach Blvd. and will wind its way through The Hill and Old Town in Seal Beach.
SATURDAY, APRIL 24: Come and enjoy rare and discontinued cards. Food trucks, awards, prizes and more! This is a free car show for the public and participants.
SATURDAY, APRIL 24: Enjoy a flying demo event of two powerful warbirds—the North American T-28 "Trojan" trainer and the North American P-51D "Mustang."
SUNDAY, APRIL 25: Come out and enjoy some fun and shop small from your local community. Pet-friendly, kid-friendly, live music, photo ops, and food.
SUNDAY, APRIL 25: Join Bowers Museum virtually to celebrate this traditional Japanese tradition with art, music and dance. Learn how to create a Bonsai tree, fold paper into an origami shape, and design an Ikebana Floral arrangement.
SATURDAY, NOW - MAY 29: Set sail aboard the schooner Spirit of Dana Point and experience California from the perspective of an early tallship explorer. Join the crew to help raise sail, handle lines, and steer the ship, or simply sit back, relax and enjoy the majesty of sailing the seas aboard a tallship.
SATURDAYS, NOW - MAY 29: Enjoy a 4-hour, round-trip vintage train ride adventure!Ride on historic train cars used in several well known movies, TV shows and commercials. Includes two fun stops to explore along the route.
SATURDAYS, MAY 1-29: Learn about tidepools, whales and grunion, then hatch your own baby grunion, all while wiggling your toes in the sand! Sessions begin at 10am, 10:30am, 11am, and 11:30am. Reservations recommended.
MAY 1-2: Join Pretend City for a spaced-out day of Star Wars activities as we celebrate May the Fourth Be With You! Discover the force at play in the Art Studio as guests combine science and art to create out-of-this-world designs using magnets and motion. Enjoy meet and greets from Stormtroopers from the 501st Legion. Train and use lightsaber skills in the Junior Jedi Academy. Dress in your best Star Wars outfit and receive $1 off admission.
FIRST SATURDAYS: Join OC Parks' trained staff on the first Saturday of the month for an easy 1.1-mile early morning hike to the park's coastal redwood grove. You will use your five senses to engage with nature as you stroll to the redwoods.
MAY 1 & 8: Meet and greet with a princess, take part in etiquette lessons, and enjoy a tea party with tea sandwiches, scones, and savory pastries.
SATURDAYS, JANUARY 16 - MAY 1: This gentle, all-levels yoga series explores a nature-based theme each week with a correlating technique. Bring your own mats and blankets.
SATURDAY, MAY 1: See hundreds of restored, vintage trucks—from semis to pickups to delivery vehicles and farm and fire equipment – in addition to rolling locomotives and street cars. An incredible variety of antique transportation equipment will be on display for your viewing enjoyment
SATURDAY, MAY 1: Enjoy classic and vintage cars, musical entertainment, live pinstriping demos, vintage fashion sale, food trucks, and Hot Wheels giveaways for kids and teens, limit one per child/teen.
SATURDAY - SUNDAY, MAY 1-2: Grab your familia and head over to historic Old Town to spice up your weekend for Fiesta Old Town Mercado—a Cinco de Mayo artisan mercado and dining extravaganza! Enjoy restaurant specials, celebrations, and live entertainment.
SATURDAY, MAY 1: Enjoy a Flying Demo of the Museum's General Motors TBM "Avenger" torpedo bomber.
APRIL 11 & MAY 2: Enjoy free admission to the Casa with creative activities and performances based thematically on Casa Romantica's programming.
SELECT DATES, MARCH 5 - MAY 2: Enjoy LEGOLAND's most popular outdoor playgrounds, including Hideaways in Castle Hill and DUPLO Playtown. Young builders can take part in special building activities, design their own LEGO minifigure cut out, or test their luck in the I-Spy Miniland U.S.A. Scavenger Hunt.
SELECT DATES, MARCH 5 - MAY 2: While the theme park remains closed, the food and merchandise-focused outdoor event offers over 80 boysenberry-infused food and drink items. You'll also find handmade and personalized gifts from over 20 artisan local crafters offering unique boysenberry items.
SELECT DATES, MARCH 5 - MAY 2: Sip and sample your way around the world of international flavors, craft beers and wines, and enjoy live musical performances along the way. Enjoy over 125 food and drink options from around the world.
APRIL 24 - MAY 23: TASTE: Strawberry is designed for families to enjoy an immersive experience of art, music, flavor, and fun. Follow the strawberry’s journey as you learn, play and taste your way through three multi-sensory stations. After visiting each station, you'll get to pick your own strawberries.
TUESDAYS: Nearly 50 vendors will be spread across the first three blocks of Main Street and including sections of Walnut and Olive streets. Unique crafters, local farmers and specialty packaged foods will provide a welcome range of products and services designed to attract all ages.
Kids, ages 5 and up, learn how to make tacos three different ways: Carne Asada, Chicken Fajitas & Cheesecake Tacos with fruit compote!
APRIL 30 - MAY 2 and MAY 5: Cinco de Mayo picture pony and photo booth. No appointment needed.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 5: Enjoy free tacos and drinks, live music and DJ, raffle, giveaways, carnival games, barnyard animals and more. Sponsored by Rosy Dental, open to the whole community.
MAY 1 -27: Star Wars Weekend, Baby Steps, Jewish American Heritage Month, Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, Mother's Day, Eid al-Fitr, Way to Play Day, and Family Autism Night.
THURSDAY, MAY 6: Drive through The Muck parking lot to pick a free art kit with everything you need to create your own quilt square. Recommended for adults, teens, and kids 10+.
APRIL 1 - JULY 31: Visit South Coast Botanic Garden for this new exhibit featuring an immersive butterfly pavilion, an emergence chamber with caterpillars and pupae, and new garden plantings of tulips, pollinators, and other butterfly-attracting flowers.
MARCH 11 - SEPTEMBER 6, 2021: Butterflies are taking flight at the museum! Walk among beautiful butterflies in our seasonal Butterfly Pavilion. This springtime exhibition features hundreds of butterflies, colorful native plants, and plenty of natural light to help you see these creatures shimmer.
MARCH 1 - MAY 9: Discover North San Diego's world-renowned spring experience for the past 40 years. Stroll through 50 acres of giant, colorful ranunculus flowers. New this year, is their 2 acre U-Pick Blueberry Patch. Take an antique tractor tour around the fields, visit the gardens, maze and more.
FRIDAY, MAY 7: Come cook with mom! This fun workshop teaches Lil' Chefs to follow a recipe, learn knife skills, and how to make yummy food while having fun and cooking with Mom. On the menu is Pizza on a Stick (with homemade pizza dough), Anti-Pasta Salad, and Strawberry Trifles.
EVERY FRIDAY & SATURDAY: Visit Rockin' Jump OC for Neon Jump Night featuring special strobes, black lights, and music. Wear white or glow-in-the-dark outfits to stand out. Pricer per jumper is $21 for 2 hours.