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Events For Families Happening in Orange County This Weekend 6/1-6/2

Events for families in Orange County

We loved having such a short week from the Memorial Day holiday, and “hooray” the weekend is here again. There are a lot of fun events for families happening in Orange County this weekend to enjoy. Enjoy free admission to all museums this weekend with your Bank of America card, watch a movie on the lawn of the OC Great Park or tour the Bolsa Chica Wetlands. Whatever your family enjoys, there is something for everyone this weekend in Orange County.


Saturday, June 1

Bank of America Free Museum Admission Days

Have a Bank of America credit or debit card? Then you will enjoy free admission to the following museums on June 1st and June 2nd. Just show your card to get your free admission to these museums: Laguna Beach Art Museum, Museum of Latin American Art, Autry National Center of the American West, Hammer Museum LACMA, Skirball Cultural Center, and the Discovery Science Center.

Lions Club Fish Fry and Carnival
Fairview Park in Costa Mesa

This family-friendly event will be happening in Orange County on June 1st and June 2nd. There will be live entertainment, delicious food and family fun. There is free admission to the carnival from 11:30am to 10pm on Saturday and 11:30am to 9pm on Sunday.

Pacific Islander Festival
Aquarium of the Pacific
Long Beach

On June 1st and June 2nd, families can enjoy learning about the different cultures from the Pacific Islands. There will be authentic cuisine, entertainment and crafts throughout the weekend. The event is included with the price of admission. Click on the link above to take advantage of an exclusive $5 discount to the event.

OC Great Park Movies on the Lawn
OC Great Park

Bring your beach chairs, dinner and family to see the movie “Thunderstuck” on the lawn of the OC Great Park. The movie will begin promptly at sunset, and the event is free to the public.

Free Craft Event
LakeShore Learning
23501 Avenida de la Carlota
Laguna Hills, CA 92653

18679 Brookhurst St.
Fountain Valley, CA 92708

Bring your children into Lakeshore Learning on Saturday from 11am to 3pm for a free craft event.

32nd Annual Corona del Mar Scenic 5K
800 Marguerite Ave
Corona del Mar, CA 92625

Bring your family out for a scenic run throughout Corona del Mar for the 5K and 2K fun run. Event registration is available online or the day of the event.

Barbie is Moving Event
The Grove in LA
189 The Grove
Los Angeles, CA

Barbie is movie and the tour is making a stop in Los Angeles on Saturday, June 1st at The Grove in Los Angeles from 11am to 3pm.

Studio Arts Festival
14321 Yale Avenue
Irvine, CA

Enjoy live music, shopping and crafts around the lake in Irvine. The event is free to the public to enjoy from 9am to 5pm.

Free Bolsa Chica Wetlands Tours
3842 Warner Avenue
Huntington Beach, CA 92647

Enjoy a free tour of the Bolsa Chica Wetlands by a guide. Tours are every 15 minutes from 9am to 10:30am.

National Trails Day

Events are happening at trails all across Orange County on Saturday, June 1st. Click on the link above to find a trail and event closest to your home.

DARE Movie Night in the Park
14361 Yale Ave.
Irvine, CA

Starting at 6pm the fun will begin at this awesome park in Irvine. There will be bounce houses, field games, refreshments and a movie. The event is free to the public and starts promptly at 6pm.


Sunday, June 2

Tustin Street Fair and Chili Cook-off
El Camino Real and Main Street, Tustin 92780

Get ready to savor in the flavors of your favorite type of chili at the Tustin Street Fair and Chili Cook-off. This family event will be in Tustin from 11am to 5:30pm. There will be a special pancake breakfast for $5 starting at 7am.

TACA 10th Annual Family Picnic
Phoenix Club
1340 S Sanderson Ave.
Anaheim, CA 92806-5629

Come support families affected by autism at the 10th annual TACA family picnic. The event is from 11am to 3:30pm. There will be fun family activities, educational opportunities and allergen-friendly food.

Patchwork Craft Show
5255 Paoli Way
Long Beach, CA 90803

Enjoy browsing some of the most creative craft vendors in OC/LA at this free craft show from 11am to 5pm.

Surfin Sundays Free Concerts
Surfing Museum
Pier Plaza Parking Lot
Huntington Beach

Come rock out at the beach for this free concert event happening in Huntington Beach hosted by the Huntington Beach Surf Museum.

Lego Castle Adventure
Discovery Science Center
2500 N. Main Street
Santa Ana, CA

Today is opening day for the new Lego Castle exhibit at The Discovery Science Center. Children will explore a giant lego castle, build the lego castles of their dreams and more. The exhibit will be at the center until September 15th. All of the activities are included with the price of admission.

Farmer’s Market
Orange County Great Park

Come enjoy purchasing fresh produce directly from local farmers for your Memorial Day BBQ. There are food trucks at the event for lunch and the market is open from 10am to 2pm. The event is free to the community to attend.

The New Log Ride and Boardwalk
Knott’s Berry Farm

Come ride of the new thrill rides just opened at the Boardwalk in Knott’s Berry Farm. The log ride has also just re-opened after a complete renovation.


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