Can you believe it’s the last weekend of July already? Where did the time go? While we can’t help you regain those lost summer weekends, we can help you find some great things happening this weekend in Southern California. Take the family outdoors to the CLIF Kid Backyard Games of the Year Playoffs at Liberty Station. Head up to Orange County to the OC Fair of the Cypress Community Festival. Your kiddos can get their superheroes on at the Superheroes’ Night Out or at the Super Heroes 5K/10K Fun Run. Have a great weekend!

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San Diego

Who Dunnt? Old Town San Diego
Who Dunnit? Old Town San Diego is a Murder Mystery Adventure Tour that lasts approximately 2 hours. You will visit several of Old Town’s most popular destinations while solving a murder mystery. Sun., 3:00 – 5:00 pm, Old Town Park, $25. Ages 10 and up. Event details.

Sunday Lawn Programs
Kiddos will enjoy the House of Pacific Relations feature music, dance, traditional costumes, arts, crafts, and ethnic foods. Sun., 2:00 – 3:00 pm, House of Pacific Relations International Cottages, Free. All ages. Event details. 

CLIF Kid Backyard Games of the Year Playoffs
Bring the kiddos for this free family event with  games, live music of Hullabaloo, and tons of outdoor fun. Watch guest judges Tony Hawk, Stacy Tornio and Ken Kefferpick the winning outdoor game. Hawk will also sign autographs during a meet and greet, and the first 300 kids in attendance will receive a free t-shirt. Sat., 10:00 am – 3:00 pm, NTC Park, Free. All ages. Event details.

North County

TGIF Jazz in the Park
Bring the family out for a wonderful evening to celebrate the 28th season of great music. Fri., 6:00 – 8:00 pm, Stagecoach Community Park. Free. All ages. Event details.

Superheros’ Night Out
Take a break from saving the world and experience an action-packed evening of art-making and play, including superhero-themed activities, delicious food from local restaurants, a hosted bar, dancing and costume contests. Sat., 5:00 – 8:00 pm, The New Children’s Museum, Price varies. All ages. Event details.

East County

Super Heroes 5K/10K Fun Run
Suit up in your best superhero costume and join us for a 5K or 10K Super Heroes Fun Run for a great cause! Sat., 7:30 am, Salvation Army Kroc Center, Prices vary. All ages. Event details. 

Orange County

OC Fair
The annual Orange County Fair is the premier family attraction in Southern California offering a wide variety of exhibits, foods, entertainment, rides and hands-on activities. There is something for everybody at the Fair including the summer headline concert series, working farm and petting zoos, thrill rides, contests, and games. Daily, 12:00 pm – 12:00 pm, OC Event Center, Prices vary. All ages. Event details.

Cypress Community Festival
Bring the kiddos out to enjoy the largest festival in Orange County. The day is full of fun, including a chili cook off, Kiwanis pancake breakfast, car show, games, food, rides, arts and crafts, and lots of entertainment. Sat., 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, Oak Knoll Park, Free admission. All ages. Event details.

What are you doing this weekend? 

–Leah R. Singer

Photo courtesy of The New Children’s Museum Facebook page.