Local – Southern California

Family Friendly Events in Southern California – San Diego, Orange County, & Los Angeles

Upcoming Events:

Lunar New Year Celebration // Sea World San Diego // Feb 10-25 // SeaWorld.com 

Join in our family-fun event celebrating the Lunar New Year with Pan-Asian entertainment and food.

The exciting sights, sounds and aromas of Asia will come alive at this premier cultural celebration. During this one-of-a-kind festival, you won’t want to miss:

  • Incredible Chinese acrobat show
  • Amazing local performers & artisans
  • Mouthwatering culinary delights

Delicious Asian-inspired culinary offerings include stir fry, spring rolls, bao sandwiches, ramen, green tea and more.

Knott’s Boysenberry Festival // Knott’s Berry Farm // March 16 – April 08 // Knotts.com

Knott’s Berry Farm is the birthplace of THE Boysenberry and each spring, Knott’s celebrates the flavorful berry and its historic roots during the Knott’s Boysenberry Festival with unique food and live entertainment. The three-week food festival features over 75 one-of-a-kind boysenberry inspired dishes, drinks and more, plus foot-stompin’ entertainment, the Wine and Craft Brew Tasting Garden, and family fun everyone will love! From sun up to sun down, the festival offers good ol’ fashion food, fun and entertainment. Pick up a tasting card to sample a few of the most popular boysenberry dishes in the park. For guests with a hankerin’ for some live entertainment, the options are endless with live music throughout the park. The limited-time food festival is included with admission to Knott’s Berry Farm. The Knott’s Boysenberry Festival runs March 16 – April 8.

Bubblefest // Discovery Cube OC // March 24 – April 08 // OC.DiscoveryCube.org

Pop into Spring Break with this bubble spectacular, featuring hands-on family fun, the return of Deni Yang and the Mega Bubblefest Laser Show! Bubblefest provides learners of all ages the opportunity to interact with bubble activities and learn more about the science behind the soapy fun. The festival demonstrates the science and mathematics of bubbles, such as their surface tension, elasticity, air pressure, molecular and geometric properties.


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