Kids Activities in Hesperia

General or Guided Tour at Forever Wild Exotic Animal Sanctuary (Up to 38% Off). Five Options Available.

Forever Wild Exotic Animal Sanctuary

Phelan

$16 $10

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See exotic reptiles, birds, and big cats that were rescued while learning the importance of preserving these species for future generations

Two Hours of Bowling and Shoe Rental for Two, Four, or Six at AMF Bowling Co. (Up to 56% Off)

AMF Bowling Centers

Multiple Locations

$32 $17

Bowling at over 250 locations across the country hosts groups of two, four, or six for two hours of bowling

Dragster Ride-Along from Pure Speed Drag Racing Experience (Up to 31% Off). Two Options Available.

Pure Speed Drag Racing Experience

Multiple Locations

$169 $119

Dragster creates g-force as drivers accelerate to speeds of 100+ mph during ride-along adventures

Two or Four Private Guitar, Piano, Drums, or Vocal Lessons at Music Lessons Central (Up to 51% Off)

Music Lessons Central

West Redlands

$50 $25

Experienced musicians guide pupils through fundamentals and music reading on variety of instruments

Two 30- or 60-Minute Private Music Lessons at Academy of Music (Up to 53% Off)

Academy of Music

Multiple Locations

$60 $30

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University-trained and professional musicians teach students instruments, vocal training, and songwriting in family-friendly environment

$48 for 12 Laser-Tag Adventure Passes at Laser Island (Up to $96 Value)

Laser Island

Upland

$96 $48

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4,000 sq. ft. laser-tag arena mimics the look of a cargo-flight crash on a deserted island, complete with black lights and pumping music

Pass for Go-Karting, Mini-Golf, and Other Attractions for One, Two, or Four at Boomers! (Up to 47% Off)

Boomers!

Multiple Locations

$29.99 $16.99

Family-entertainment center amuses visitors with access to miniature golf, go-karts, and more

Kids' Party with Indoor Sports, Pizza, and Cake for 25 at The Upland Arena Indoor Sports Complex (Up to 51% Off)

The Upland Arena Indoor Sports Complex

Upland

$329 $160

Indoor field hosts kids' birthday parties with games such as soccer or dodgeball, as well as pizza, drinks, and cake for up to 25 people

Two or Four 30- or 60-Minute Private Music Lessons at Mitch's Music School (Up to 59% Off)

Mitch's Music School

Upland

$55 $30

Drum, guitar, piano, voice, or woodwinds lessons for students of all ability levels and ages

Performing-Arts Classes or Private Piano or Voice Lessons at Ovation School for the Performing Arts (Up to 57% Off)

Ovation School for the Performing Arts

Upland

$150 $69

Veteran performers teach kids and teens acting, singing, and dancing in twice-weekly classes; private music lessons focus on voice or piano

Two Races with Membership for One, Two, or Four at Fast Lap Indoor Kart Racing (Up to 48% Off)

Fast Lap Indoor Kart Racing

Ontario

$41 $25

10- to 12-minute races in gas-powered Sodi go-karts heat up an IKF-designed track

Three or Four 60-Minute Open-Jump Sessions for Up to Four at Sky Zone Riverside (Half Off)

Sky Zone Riverside

La Sierra

$48 $24

Indoor trampoline park with bounceable floors and walls

Three Laser Tag Games for 2, 4, or 12 People at Triple O Lazer Tag (Up to 52% Off)

Triple O Lazer Tag

Moreno Valley

$144 $69

Combatants run around black-lit arena dodging laser light in games that last 10 minutes

Lifetime Membership and One Month of Classes or Kids' Night Out for One or Two Children at My Gym (Up to 72%)

My Gym

Bonita

$144 $40

Kids develop basic motor skills and play sports in age-appropriate classes

Admission for Two or Four to Planes of Fame Air Museum (Up to Half Off)

Planes of Fame

Chino

$22 $11

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More than 150 aircraft and displays—including an N9MB Flying Wing—fill the aviation museum

30-Day Unlimited Open-Play and Family-Night Pass for One or Two at Party Kingdom (Up to 69% Off)

Party Kingdom

Chino

$56 $20

Kids bounce around on 12 inflatables, scale a rock wall, climb through a 60 ft. obstacle course, and play on a new zipline and foam pit

VIP Admission for Two or Four or a One-Year Individual or Family Membership at Yanks Air Museum (Up to 41% Off)

Yanks Air Museum

Chino

$32 $19

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More than 200, mostly American-made aircraft take museum visitors on trips through different eras of flight

Admission for Two or Four to the American Museum of Ceramic Art (AMOCA) (Up to 46% Off). Two Options Available.

American Museum of Ceramic Art

Pomona

$14 $8

Visit the largest ceramics-only museum in the U.S., observing rotating exhibits and the studio where the community makes art as well

One Month of Private 30-, 45-, or 60-Minute Music Lessons at The Modern Music Studio (Up to 66% Off)

The Modern Music Studio

Beaumont

$100 $49

Experienced instructors help students expand their musical repertoire with techniques and practical skills

Two Hours of Bowling for Two, Four, or Six with Shoe Rentals at Oak Tree Lanes (Up to 64% Off)

Oak Tree Lanes

Pomona

$55 $20

Crash sleek balls during two hours of play, including shoe rentals, at neighborhood center with hopping sports bar

Three or Four Back-to-School Buddy Passes for One-Hour Indoor Trampoline Session at Sky Zone (Up to 50% Off)

Sky Zone Van Nuys

Multiple Locations

$48 $24

Relieve your family's back-to-school stress by sending your kids to jump on wall-to-wall trampolines

$29 for Three Same-Day Go-Kart Races on Monday–Friday at Pole Position Raceway (Up to $59.85 Value)

Pole Position Raceway

Multiple Locations

$59.85 $29

Emission-free electric go-karts zip around an indoor raceway equipped with computerized speed tracking

$59 for $125 Worth of Music Lessons — Music and Voice Institute

Music And Voice Institute

Banning

$125 $59

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

Saturday Night NASCAR Race with Meals and Go-Kart Races for Two or Four at Irwindale Event Center (Up to 64% Off)

Irwindale Event Center

Irwindale

$68 $25

Witness a NASCAR race while dining on meals, then hit the go-kart track for a friendly competition

One or Three Months of Open Play and Classes at Magical Playground (51% Off)

Magical Playground

Multiple Locations

$75 $37

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Jungle gym, castle bouncer, and air-hockey games amuse kids during open play; arts and crafts and basic Spanish classes expand kids' minds

Standup-Paddleboard Rental from Primo Surfing & Paddleboard Lessons (Up to 64% Off). Four Options Available.

Primo Surfing & Paddleboard Lessons

Monrovia

$95 $35

Beginners and lifelong surfers savor the experience of stand-up paddleboarding; lessons and onshore orientation are also available

Ice Skating for Two or Four with Skate Rental at The Rinks (Half Off)

The Rinks

Multiple Locations

$24 $12

Lace up ice skates and enjoy open-skate sessions on Olympic rink

$175 for Lightsaber Camp at United Studios of Self Defense ($275 Value)

United Studios of Self Defense

Yorba Linda

$275 $175

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Students wield the included weapons of seasoned space warriors during martial-arts camp that blends sci-fi gadgets with real-world skills

$49 for Four Private Guitar Lessons with Free Lesson e-Book at American Guitar Academy ($ 129.95 Value)

American Guitar Academy

Multiple Locations

$129.95 $49

Under the tutelage of skilled instructors, prospective rock icons learn scales, chords, and soloing techniques during 30-minute lessons

Two Hours of Bowling with Shoe Rentals for Two, Four, or Six at La Habra 300 Bowl (Up to 76% Off)

La Habra 300 Bowl

La Habra City

$56 $19

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Open until at least 11 p.m. nightly, bowling alley hosts groups in traditional atmosphere or in festive light of cosmic bowling on weekends

Open Play for Two or Four or Party Package for Up to 15 at Kidz Spot (50% Off)

Kidz Spot

La Habra City

$20 $10

Indoor playground encourages kids ages 6 months to 10 years to develop social and motor skills, expand their imaginations, and stay safe

$69 for $137 $137 Toward One Month of Music Lessons and Registration Fee — Bach 2 Rock Academy of Music

The Bach 2 Rock Academy Of Music

La Habra City

$137 $69

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

Kids' Gym Classes or Summer Camp at My Gym Rancho Santa Margarita (Up to 67% Off). Three Options Available.

My Gym Rancho Santa Margarita

Dove Canyon

$150 $49

Kids hone motor skills and play sports in age-appropriate gym classes; summer camps are filled with games and activities

Membership Package with Classes and Open Play for One or Two Kids at My Gym Children's Fitness Center (Up to 71% Off)

My Gym Children's Fitness Center

Pasadena

$154 $45

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Kids aged 0–13 romp and socialize throughout four weeks of classes and free-play sessions

Four, Six, or Eight 30-Minute Music Lessons at Allen School of Music (Up to 56% Off)

Allen School of Music

West Central

$100 $49

30-minute private music lessons in piano, voice, guitar, bass, brass, and songwriting

Visit for Two or Four or Membership to Pasadena Museum of California Art (Up to Half Off)

Pasadena Museum of California Art

West Central

$50 $25

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Art museum features modern design, textiles, woodblock prints, and sculptures created by California artists

$150 for a Kids' Birthday Party Package at Kidstarz International Academy of Creative Arts ($300 Value)

Kidstarz International Academy of Creative Arts

Lake Elsinore

$300 $150

Before singing "Happy Birthday," partygoers work on a crafts project, painting, or science experiment with guidance from an instructor

Four or Eight 30-Minute Guitar Lessons at Vez Guitar Academy (Up to 68% Off)

Vez Guitar Academy

Alhambra

$100 $35

Instructor with more than three decades of experience tailors half-hour guitar lessons to students' preferences

Four or Eight Guitar Lessons (Up to 65% Off)

Guitar Lessons with Angelo

Alhambra

$100 $45

Learn how to play the guitar with an instructor whose been teaching blues, rock, pop, finger-style, and swing jazz for nine years

20 or 40 Batting-Cage Tokens or 60-Minute Training-Tunnel Rental at Power Alley OC (Up to 48% Off)

Power Alley OC

Fullerton

$20 $12

Batting cages let burgeoning hitters practice their swings, while training tunnels provide enough room to pitch, hit, and catch

Two or Four Four-Hour Open-Play Sessions at Pumper Jumpers (40% Off)

Pumper Jumpers

Fullerton

$10 $6

17,000-square-foot space with bounce houses, a large playground, and XBox or Wii games on 48-inch screens for teenagers

$75 for $150 Worth of 4 Guitar Lessons — Fullerton Guitar Academy

Fullerton Guitar Academy

Fullerton

$150 $75

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

Indoor-Playground Visits or a Party Package at Caterpillar Kids Place (Up to 50% Off). Three Options Available.

Caterpillar Kids Place

La Canada Flintridge

$60 $32

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Eco-friendly play place entertains kids with crafts, music, and a bounce house, while onsite lounge relaxes parents with WiFi and coffee

Up to 58% Off Batting Cage — All-Star Baseball School

All-Star Baseball School

South Pasadena

$60 $25

Equipped with rental bats and helmets, guests hit line drives in cages and depart with chewing gum, baseball cards, and instructional DVDs

$19 for a Splash! Buccaneer Bay Waterpark Visit for Two ($37.90 Value)

Splash! Buccaneer Bay Waterpark

La Mirada

$37.90 $19

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Pirate-themed water park boasts three water slides, a lazy river, pool, and splash zone for kids under 48" tall

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People need energy to play, so meals at John's Incredible Pizza Company might start at a salad bar with 40 different veggies and toppings, before proceeding to an inventive selection of pizzas including barbecue chicken ranch, spicy peanut butter, and standards like pepperoni and cheese. There is also a build-your-own pasta bar and a dessert buffet with everything from fresh baked cinnamon rolls to soft-serve ice cream cones?all of it is meant to fuel a good time. That takes place on bumper cars and interactive super-bikes. Old school arcade enthusiasts can engage in classic Pac-Man battle while redemption tickets whir out of machines, granting winners access to a prize counter stocked with lava lamps and Nintendo and XBOX 360 consoles.

14766 Bear Valley Rd.
Victorville,
CA
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UltraStar Cinemas cossets moviegoers in cushy seating as they enjoy Hollywood hits alongside buttery servings of popcorn. Film buffs can peruse the current showtimes to handpick an action-packed flick, romantic comedy, or chilling thriller featuring inexplicably aggressive hamsters. The concession stand outfits moviegoers with snacks, drinks, and buckets filled with warm kernels, keeping stomach grumblings to a minimum during showings and providing crunchy projectiles in case of sudden younger-sibling attacks.

22311 Bear Valley Rd
Apple Valley,
CA
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From the colorful rides to an on-site candy store, Lollipop Park lets visitors of all ages escape into a whimsical wonderland. Go-karts let drivers hone their turns on a winding track, while a carousel taps into the imagination of kids and adults, perfectly encapsulating both the gallop of horse and the aimlessness of one's 20s. Other family-friendly activities include a mini-golf course, a hall of fun mirrors, and train rides along the sparkling waters of Lake Arrowhead.

28200 Highway 189
Lake Arrowhead,
CA
US

On Saturday, May 11, runners will take to the obstacle course at Glen Helen Regional Park. Invincible “The Challenge” will test racers' limits in a spree that involves climbing over walls, crawling under obstacles, and hurdling barricades designed to test strength and endurance. Participants will receive a finishing medal, Challenge wristband, goody bag, and entrance to the food truck and beer garden area after the race.

2555 Glen Helen Pkwy
San Bernardino,
CA
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Although this production of Alice in Wonderland: A Rock Opera has yet to be reviewed, a San Antonio production earned high praise from the Express-News:

780 N E St
San Bernardino,
CA
US

The Christiansen family's roots in the carnival industry run deep, stretching back to Ralph B. Christiansen's 1920s amusement business, which his hard-working sons kept running through World War II. Today, Ralph's grandson, Buzz, hosts more than 80 Christiansen Amusements events per year and rents out carnival rides for parties and gatherings. Events pop up throughout Southern California and feature an assortment of family-friendly excursions ranging from mild kids' rides to more intense rides such as the Skydiver or Kamikaze. Carnival games challenge guests' hand-eye coordination, rewarding feats of strength or accuracy with stuffed animals to give to dates or mount on the hood of one's car.

130 East San Bernardino Avenue
Rialto,
CA
US