Attractions & Events
Imaginations run wild at Discovery Cube, Orange County’s leading destination for hands-on science entertainment. Take the Eco Challenge and become a green superhero, feel the power of a real rocket engine launch and explore the inner workings of a two-story tall dinosaur! Plus, the Cube’s signature events don’t just foster science education, but also provide entertainment for the whole family. From our annual Bubblefestand Rocket Launch to blockbuster traveling exhibits, there is always something new to experience.
Discovery Cube OC is a non-profit organization dedicated to educating young minds, assisting teachers and increasing public understanding of science, math and technology through interactive exhibits and programs. It is a community-wide resource where families come together to learn and have fun and school districts can use as an educational resource. Currently under construction, Discovery Cube plans to add another 44,000 square feet of interactive exhibit space that is set to open in April 2015. The expansion will feature new themed areas such as Mission Control, Healthy Living, and a new Discovery Pavilion which will host blockbuster and premiere traveling exhibits along with popular seasonal exhibits including Spooky Science and the Science of Gingerbread. Discovery Cube OC is part of the Discovery Science Foundation along with Discovery Cube Los Angeles which will open in November 2014. For further information, visit www.discoverycube.org or call (714) 542-CUBE (2823).
Come join the happenings at Laguna Hills Mall for summertime family fun and activities between Noon and 2pm through Aug. 27 for “Free Kid’s Day-Summer Fun Wednesdays. Bring your favorite stuffed animal or toy for a check-up with Doc McStuffins hosted by Radio Disney.
Don’t miss Back To School on Aug. 23 from 11-2pm. Giveaways, prizes and a special live performance by Sharp Turn Ahead.
For more information and a full schedule of events visit: LagunaHillsMall.com
Twice the Love is an annual Kid’s Consignment Sale that takes place in Huntington Beach. Tons of brand label clothes in near perfect condition! Lots of fun toys, baby gear, books, dvds, furniture and so much more! So many items at great discounted prices you are sure to walk away with considerably more value than you could have dreamed!?
California Pageant Productions, home of Mr. California and Miss Southern California, is a scholarship pageant for young men and women ages 5-25 years old. This pageant offers the opportunity to help such organizations as Special Olympics, Alzheimer’s Association, CHOC Hospital of Orange County, Relay For Life, and much more. Orientation will be held at the beautiful Ayres Hotel in Seal Beach on May 7th at 6:40 pm. Check out our website for more details.
Kids love live theatre! Jim Henson’s Sid the Science Kid: Live!, the popular PBS Kids show brings its incredible live stage experience to La Mirada Theatre for 2 shows only on March 16, 2014. And, American Family Theater’s The Wizard of Oz will take you down the yellow brick road on the favorite musical journey of all time on March 2, 2014. Tickets range from $8 – $20 and are on sale now at www.LaMiradaTheatre.com!
Travel back in time to an age of chivalry and bravery at Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament. Experience the pageantry and excitement as a guest of the King. The electrifying show features heroic Knights on spirited horses displaying the astounding athletic feats and thrilling swordplay that have become hallmarks of this unique entertainment experience.
Enjoy a “hands-on” feast as the live performance unfolds before you. Join us for an unforgettable journey through time.
Join us for OC’S premiere Greek Festival May 16th-18th Experience the flavors, sights and sounds of Greece, enjoy the very best of Greek food, music, dancing, & culture. Try some of the best authentic Greek foods available this side of the Ionian Sea. Live entertainment by Olympians & Friends. Visit our marketplace; view the variety of unique jewelry, and accessories. Enjoy Kidz Zone Carnival with rides and games to entertain and amuse kids of all ages.
Aboard the World’s Largest Rotating Tramcar you’ll experience a breathtaking journey up the sheer cliffs of Chino Canyon. Begin the 10-minute ride at the Valley Station elevation 2,643 ft. and end at the Mountain Station elevation 8,516 ft. In the winter, visitors can cross-country ski or snowshoe. During the summer, camping and hiking trails are popular. Enjoy spectacular views of the desert below or dine at one of two restaurants: Peaks Restaurant or Pines Cafe. Come celebrate our 50th Anniversary with us.
It’s the ultimate party at the Renaissance Pleasure Faire and you’re invited! This year’s celebration will include more than 2,000 artisans, merchants and performers including jousting knights and ravishing rogues. The Faire is a rollicking romp through Elizabethan England complete with 16th Century games and rides, arts, crafts, food, music and dance. Open Saturdays and Sundays April 5 through May 18, 2014. Learn more by calling 626-969-4750 or at RENFAIR.COM/SOCAL
March 11 through March 16. Shen Yun returns to OC and LA, bringing back 5,000 years of Chinese civilization and culture that were nearly lost, with a spectacular dance and music performance. Dancers performing stunning aerials and leaps in front of animated interactive backdrops take audiences on a transformational journey through ancient legends and modern heroic tales. Shen Yun, which translates to “divine beauty or grace,” shares China’s wonderful and expansive history with a life-changing performance for audiences of all ages.