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Free Things to Do With Kids in Southern California this month

Free Things to Do With Kids in Southern California this month

OUR Top Free Events Picks This Weekend

Check out this weekend’s free family events for all to enjoy throughout Southern California!

Golden Years Vintage Market- DTSA 2ndStreet Promenade

Come out and check out all of the vintage clothing and vinyl records keeping the past alive. Vintage and vinyl shops from all over LA, LB, and OC will be there.

3/16 11am-5pm


Cherry Blossom Festival- Huntington Beach Central Park

Japanese annual Spring celebration. Enjoy a broad spectrum of performers, activities, and of course yummy food!

3/15     5pm-9pm;

3/16     10am-9pm

3/17     10am-4pm


25thAnnual Hermosa Beach St. Patrick’s Day Parade- City Hall on Valley Drive

Be part of a 7 block parade down the pier. There will be bagpipers from the Emerald Society, floats, horses, and 20,000 spectators. Come and enjoy dining, shopping, and beautiful beach weather that Hermosa Beach has to offer.

3/16     11am Parade Starts


Patrick’s Day in the Courtyard-One Colorado 24 East Union St., Pasadena, CA

Take the whole family for a day filled of puppets, dance lessons, Scots bagpipes, and drums.

3/17     10am-3:45pm


Patrick’s Day Celebration at Farmers Market- 6333 W. 3rdSt., Los Angeles, CA 90036



San Diego St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Irish Festival- Fifth Ave. & Laurel St.

3/16     9am-6pm          Irish Festival

            10:30am          Parade Starts           


Costa Mesa Community Play Date-SOCO Farmers Market

Activities and crafts, complimentary gifts bags and giveaways for all families. Come out and wear your favorite green attire.

            3/16     9am-2pm

Irish Festival- Historic Downtown Upland

Enjoy a variety of food vendors, entertainment, Kid’s Zone, and a beer garden. Dine and shop the local businesses. All ages and for the whole family.

3/16     12pm-10pm

OC Market Place’s St. Patrick’s Day Celebration-

Wear green and get in FREE. They will have entertainment, food, and beverages.
3/17     8am


STEA2M Family Science Fair- Pomona Fairplex

Free family science fair with special guest Bill Nye The Science Guy from The Planetary Society. Registration is required but event is free.

3/16     10am-5pm


All Month Long – Vans Skatepark in Orange

If you have skate or bike riding enthusiast then this is for you. This skatepark in Orange is free to all who want to skate or ride. They have 5 courses to choose from. Check their websites for their riding schedules.


SoCal Events Calendar

Check out our Calendar of Events with free or almost free events for families in our area.

Originally published on January 31, 2019. Last Updated on March 16, 2019 by Pattie Cordova

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