Heading into the later half of summer it may become harder to keep your kids entertained, but there’s no need to fret over this mid-summer slump. While Pinterest-perfect activities are great for keeping the kiddos busy, every now and then you just have to get out of the house. Cutting down on screen time and finding fun places for you and your family to visit is a great way to not only entertain your kids, but to create lasting memories together.
So, instead of dwelling on the fact that summer is halfway done, scroll down for a few ‘can’t miss’ family friendly events in your area.
Art Crawl Experience
Saturday, August 18 | 6pm-10pm
Get your family inspired at this art-filled event. Attendees can stroll through outdoor installations, an indie craft fair along with other exciting exhibits. Explore fun pop-up galleries and try the gourmet food trucks available with local entertainment performing throughout the evening. The art crawl will run from Anaheim Blvd. to Harbor Blvd, and along Center Street Promenade. Click here for more information!
Brick Fest Live – The Largest Touring Family Lego Fan Experience
Saturday, August 25 & Sunday, August 26
Brick Fest Live is certainly a one of a kind event. With over a million lego bricks, this event is great for kids to to build and play on their own or with their family and is sure to “inspire, educate and entertain” for hours. Founder, Chad Collins says at the event, “families build together to accomplish their goals and find creative solutions—all while inspiring the next generation of artists, engineers, and leaders.” If you and your family are interested in this event, click here!
Amy’s Farm Tour
Available throughout the year via reservation
$8-$30 per person
Bringing the kids out to a farm is a fun, interactive way to teach your children about agriculture and even give them a deeper appreciation for where their food is sourced. Amy’s Farm is a unique experience for all ages. The farm has been offering tours for the past 18 years, and can cater the tour experience to your group. On each tour you can enjoy a garden walk, smell fresh herbs, feed the pigs, visit the petting zoo, milk a cow and visit horses. Click here if you’d like to visit the farm and book a tour!
Orange International Street Fair
Friday, August 31- Sunday, September 2
Foodie families rejoice! The Orange International Street Fair brings all cultures together for a miraculous Labor Day weekend of food and fun. A tradition that’s been around since 1973, friends, neighbors, and families “get together to experience a wide variety of food, music and dance from cultures and ethnicities throughout the world.” Click here for more information!