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Event Date

Event Description

Time

Location

Price

Sept. 2-25

Festival of Children

Over 100 children’s activities including live performances and workshops. Face-painting, arts and crafts, juggling performances, ballet shows and much, much more. The events will also showcase more than 60 children's charities for support, services, and volunteer opportunities.

Varies,

check the website

South Coast Plaza, 3333 Bristol St., Costa Mesa

Free

Sept. 3-Oct. 2; Wed.-Sun. only

L.A. County Fair

Kids activities, rides, farm animal presentations, live entertainment, food and more

Varies

Pomona Fairgrounds,

1101 W. McKinley Ave., Pomona

$1 special for Sept. 3-5

before 1 pm, then the price varies from $6-$17, Children under 6 are

Free; Parking $10

Sept. 3

Active Arts: Drum Downtown

Public drumming display.


10-11:30 am

Music Center Plaza,

135 N. Grand Ave., Los Angeles

Free, fee for parking

Sept. 3

S’Mores Hike at Wildwood Park

Family program includes a 2 mile round-trip hike, songs, stories and a marshmallow roast.

6-8:30 pm

End of Avenida de los Arboles, Thousand Oaks

$8/person, pre-registration required. 805-495-2163

Sept. 4

Rumplestiltskin

Designed to introduce live theatre to your children in a casual setting at the right price – free!

11:30 am

Foxfield Park, 31965 Foxfield Dr., Westlake Village

Free

Sept. 4

Camarillo Hospice Country Music Festival and Chili Cook-Off

Competition with cash prizes and trophies for the best chili. There will also be live country music, a poker tournament and a fun and games zone for kids.

12-5 pm

Camarillo Ranch House

201 Camarillo Ranch Rd., Camarillo

Adults: $10, Children: Free

Sept. 4

Latin America Family Festival

12-3:30 pm

Bowers Museum 2002 N. Main St., Santa Ana

Free

Sept. 9 and 10

Ladybug Music Demo Classes

Ladybug Music offers a research based, mixed age (infant – five years) class that exposes families to the richness of musical styles that reflect the wonderfully eclectic music of our time and culture.


10 am and 11 am

4032 Whitsett Ave.,

Studio City

Free

Sept. 10-11

Aloha Beach Festival

C-Street Long Board Classic, frisbee freestyle disc and K9 demos, paddle board race, live music and Polynesian entertainment,  arts and crafts vendors and food.


Sat.: 9 am-8 pm, Sun.: 9 am-6 pm

Promenade Park, just west of the pier, Ventura

Free

Sept. 10

Day of the Horse

Drill Teams performing in full dress; cart driving exhibitions; a saddle-less/bridleless riding demonstration, cowboys showing off roping skills and free carriage rides. Children will get to groom the mini horses and ponies. Pizza and drinks will be available for purchase.

10 am

Conejo Creek Equestrian Park, 1300 Avenida de Las Flores, Thousand Oaks

Free

Sept. 10-11

Festival of Phillippine Arts and Culture

Children’s activities, food, art and entertainment.

10 am-6 pm

Point Fermin Park, 807 W. Paseo del Mar, San Pedro

$5

Sept. 13

Ladybug Music Demo Classes

Ladybug Music offers a research based, mixed age (infant – five years) class that exposes families to the richness of musical styles that reflect the wonderfully eclectic music of our time and culture.


10 am and 11 am

Point by Point Dance Studio

1315 Fair Oaks Ave., South Pasadena

Free

Sept. 16-18

Lobster Festival

Feast on world famous discount Maine lobster meals and enjoy dancing, parades, street performers, a pirate camp, tall ships, shopping for arts and crafts, and musical performances.


Fri.: 5-11 pm, Sat.: 11 am-11 pm, Sun.: 11 am-7 pm

Ports O’ Call Village, 6th St. And Harbor Dr., San Pedro

Free parking, Kids under 12 are admitted for free, $10 at the door or come with a coupon and get $2 off.

Sept. 17

National Gymnastics Day Celebration

Open House with open gym time, games a free lunch and a raffle. Handstand world record attempt to raise money for Children’s Miracle Network.

12-4 pm

Golden State Gymnastics

1828 N. Keystone St., Burbank

Free

Sept. 17 and 24

Story Theater

Experience a show that brings new relevance to the ancient art storytelling, as Victoria Goring creates new stories live from children's suggestions. Each story is a fresh new journey into imagination.

10 am, 11 am and 12 pm

Dorothy Green Park and Playground

2600 Barnard Way,

Santa Monica

Suggested Donation: $5/child, $10/adult,$20/family

Sept. 17-18

Thousand Oaks Arts Festival

More than 60 visual art exhibitors, continuous live performances, children's hands-on artistic and interactive art exhibits.

10 am-5 pm

2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd, Thousand Oaks

Free admission and free parking

Sept. 17-18

Fiestas Patrias California

Festival featuring a parade, entertainment, cultural activities, carnival games an rides, food and more.

10 am-8 pm

El Pueblo Historical Monument, 125 Paseo de la Plaza, Los Angeles

Free

Sept. 18

Los Encinos Living History Day

Enjoy a journey through history with music, a working blacksmith’s shop and children’s activities.

1-3 pm

Los Encinos State Historic Park

16756 Moorpark St., Encino

Free

Sept. 18

Scandanavian Autumnfest and Marknad Celebration

Swedish food, meatball cookoff, games, waterslide, pool, zip lines, bouncer, pie eating, folk dancing, music and more.


9 am-6 pm

Vasa Park, Triunfo Cyn. Rd. And Kanan Rd., Agoura Hills

Free admission parking is $8

Sept. 23

Disney’s Phineas and Ferb: The Best LIVE Tour Ever!

Fun musical featuring an end-of-summer adventure with the characters from this popular TV show.


4 pm and 7 pm

Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza

2100 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd.,

Thousand Oaks

$20-65

Sept. 23-25

TriArt Festival

Lively dance and music festival, including Middle Eastern dance, circus aerial performers, modern dance and ballet shows.

Fri.: 7-9 pm, Sat. and Sun.: 12-9 pm

Ports O’ Call Village,

San Pedro

Free

Sept. 23-25

Feast of San Gennaro

Italian festival featuring food, live music, carnival rides, and games benefiting

charity.

11 am-11 pm

1651 N. Highland, Hollywood

$5; Kids under 12: Free

Sept  24-25

2011 Cherry Blossom Festival Southern California

Little Tokyo district of Downtown Los Angeles

Presents "Blossoms in the Fall." Children get to meet Hello Kitty, do crafts, listen to storytellers and more!

Sat: 10:30 am - 6:30 pm

Sunday 10:30 am -5 pm

Little Tokyo district of Los Angeles

Free

Sept. 24-25

Disney’s Phineas and Ferb: The Best LIVE Tour Ever!

Fun musical featuring an end-of-summer adventure with the characters from this popular TV show.

Sat.: 4 pm and 7 pm

Sun.: 1 pm

Long Beach Convention Center Terrace Theatre

300 E Ocean Blvd., Long Beach

$20-65

Sept. 25

Latin American Parade and Festival

Parade followed by food court, dance classes, kids’ activity area, live music and dance performances.


3-9 pm

Pine to 3rd St., Long Beach

Free

Sept. 25

Popovich Comedy Pet Theater

Enjoy a family-oriented blend of the unique comedy and juggling skills of Gregory Popovich, and the extraordinary talents of his performing pets.

3 pm

Carpenter Performing Arts Center

CSULB, 6200 Atherton Street, Long Beach


Adults: $28, Children: $18

Box Office (562) 985-7000


Sept. 29

Popovich Comedy Pet Theater

Enjoy a family-oriented blend of the unique comedy and juggling skills of Gregory Popovich, and the extraordinary talents of his performing pets.

7 pm

Smothers Theatre, Pepperdine University, 24255 P.C.H., Malibu


Adults: $30-40, Children: $20

Box Office: (310) 506-4522


Sept. 30

National Acrobats of the People's Republic of China

Watch the breathtaking acts of this world renowned troupe in their inaugural North American tour.

8 pm

Valley Performing Arts Center

18111 Nordhoff St., Northridge

$25-70

Sept. 30-Oct. 2

Ojai World Music Festival

The first-ever festival includes performances, workshops and other events. Prices vary.  

Varies

Libbey Bowl

Ojai Ave. And Signal Street

Ojai Arts Center, 113 S. Montgomery, Ojai

Varies

Sept. 30-Oct. 1

Popovich Comedy Pet Theater

Enjoy a family-oriented blend of the unique comedy and juggling skills of Gregory Popovich, and the extraordinary talents of his performing pets.

Sept. 30: 7:30 pm

Oct. 1: 1 pm and 5 pm

UCLA Freud Playhouse

Los Angeles


Adults: $31-36

Children: $20

Box Office: James West Alumni Center

(310) 825-2101 or Ticketmaster

September 2011 Event Calendar for Families in Los Angeles