Fave 5 ~ Week of June 17th

It’s summer in San Diego! Let’s make music &  play at the nighttime zoo, enjoy some free movies & concerts in the park, a little mass creativity and fairies … here are five of our favorite happenings this week, but do check out our online calendar for even more great ideas!

Sundown Summer Safari

Monday, June 17th until 8 p.m. 

San Diego Zoo

On Mondays and Tuesdays through July 30th, the San Diego Zoo is open until 8 p.m. and full of fun reasons to visit including special animal interactions, street performers and a bubble show. The animals love to play at night and you will too!


Arts & Activities at the Canyon

Wednesday, June 19th from 1:30 – 3 p.m.

Tecolote Canyon Natural Park

Explore nature and crafting at this FREE and fun event. Kid’s Art & Activities is led by Miss Marla and the awesome Rangers and volunteers of Tecolote Canyon Natural Park every third Wednesday of the month.


Make Music Day

Friday, June 21st from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. 

The Museum of Making Music

Take a trip to Carlsbad’s Museum of Making Music and explore the world of instrument making through a variety of stations where kids and their families can “Make ‘n Play” their own musical instruments.  Jump on stage and play your new instruments along with ukuleles, drums and percussion instruments provided by the Museum.  Discover the relationship between science and music at the Vibration Station where kids can play a water xylophone and conduct other cool musical experiments. 


Mass Creativity 

Saturday, June 22nd from 9:30 a.m. until 3 p.m.

The New Children’s Museum Park

The whole family will love the live music, food, hands-on art-making activities & free admission to The New Children’s Museum at this artist-led community festival. FREE!

Fairy Festival

Saturday, June 22nd from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. 

San Diego Botanic Garden

Meet a Fairy Princess, leave your wishes at the Wishing Bush, visit the Fairy Land Market and make a variety of fairy themed crafts to take home.  The annual Fairy Festival at the San Diego Botanic Garden is a sweet event that every fairy child will love.

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