Festival of Children

If you are looking for something to do with the family during the month of September make sure to check out the The Festival of Children at the South Coast Plaza. The festival is a monthlong celebration of childhood. Showcasing more than 60 children’s charities for support, services, and volunteer opportunities. The festival of Children is presenting over 100 activities, workshops, and performances to children and families and all FREE of charge.

The festival kicks off September 4th and runs until the last weekend of the month. Some of the events include arts and crafts brought by the Bowers Museum, prehistoric pets animal show and performances by the Orange County Children’s Theater. All activities and events at this California Festival take place at the lower level of the South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa.

The best part is that this festival not only showcases children’s charities but it also provides some really fun activities for families all free of charge.

Here is just a sample of what you can expect on a weekend of the festival. Here is the list of events taking place on Saturday September 5th.
Canstruction Exhibit benefiting Orange County Food Bank 10:00 AM
Bowers Museum hosts Arts & Crafts (while supplies last) 12:00 PM
Color Me Mine 12:00 PM
Opening Ceremonies-Boy Scouts Color Guard flag ceremony to open followed by performances by Natalie Mason and The Hi-Tops 12:00 PM
The Art of Having Fun: Paint with Color-Me-Mine! 12:00 PM
Tickled Pink Face Painting (first 60 served) 12:00 PM
“Excellence in the Making” West Coast School of the Arts performance 1:00 PM
Performance by the Hi-Tops 1:30 PM
Prehistoric Pets Animal Show 2:00 PM
“Excellence in the Making” West Coast School of the Arts performance 2:30 PM
Anaheim Ballet Performs 3:00 PM
Prehistoric Pets Animal Show 3:30 PM
Orange County Children’s Theatre Performs 4:00 PM

For a calendar of events head on over here.

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