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OPEN HOUSE on Giving Tuesday

You’re invited! This Giving Tuesday (11/27), enjoy free admission* to Southern California Children’s Museum ALL DAY! Come see what we’ve been up to and be a part of all the big things to come!

See our GIVING TUESDAY post for more details and schedule of events!

*$5 suggested donation

SCCM Drop-Off Camps (Ages 3-5)

Winter Session 1: December 26 – December 28

Winter Session 2: January 2 – January 4

More details on our CAMP page!

Tis the Season Holiday Party

December 7 | 11am – 1pm | FREE with admission

Celebrate with your little ones with a memorable princess story time courtesy of Lythgoe Family Panto in celebration of their holiday production, ‘The Wonderful Winter of Oz’! Enjoy unique crafts, hands-on activities, and get holiday shopping done at our That’s Darling! boutique.


This holiday season, the Lythgoe Family Panto presents “The Wonderful Winter of Oz,” featuring Kermit the Frog® live on stage as the Powerful Wizard, Mackenzie Ziegler (DWTS Jr. and Dance Moms) as Dorothy, Tony Award-winner Marissa Jaret Winokur (Hairspray) as Glinda, Phil LaMarr (Mad TV) as The Tin Man, and Jared Gertner (The Book of Mormon) as The Scarecrow. This show is in the format of British Panto, featuring a modern, holiday version of the classic fairytale with pop music, “So You Think You Can Dance” alumni, comedy, audience participation, family-friendly magic and more!

There’s also a FREE Winter Wonderland experience one hour before each show in the lobby.

Show runs from December 15 – 30, 2018. Save 20% on tickets with code OZ20. Visit: or call the box office at (626) 449 – 7360. Terms and conditions may apply.


December 16 | 2PM | FREE with admission

The holidays make us want to DANCE! Our friends at Unbound Dance Studio are stopping by to perform some festive Christmas dances to help get us all in the holiday spirit! Following the performance will be a FREE 30-minute holiday-themed dance class for anyone interested in trying out a dance class! Open to all ages!

Noon Year’s Eve Party

December 31 | 11am – 1pm | FREE with admission

We’re ringing in 2019 before bedtime! Enjoy crafts and other interactive activities as we get ready to welcome the New Year at 12pm sharp with a special surprise!

3rd Annual Rose Parade Celebration

January 1 | 7am – 11am $75 per person. Kids under 1 are free. | Parking: $30 per space

Enjoy a stress-free Rose Parade experience with exclusive inside seating, a light continental breakfast, restroom access, crafts, and open museum play for your little ones!


Schedule of events subject to change. Please check back often as we will continue to add events to this listing!