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When I Grow Up Day – Career Day at Pretend City

Thursday, October 3 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Thursday, October 3rd

When I Grow Up Day at Pretend City Children’s Museum

Pretend City Children’s Museum is hosting our annual career day event featuring over 20 different career opportunities for your child to explore. When I Grow Up is a very special event designed to inspire various career paths for your child while learning about different businesses in Orange County.

This event will feature over 20 different career vendors including the Irvine Police Department, Irvine Fire Department, Orange County Parks, Healthy Smiles Dentistry, and more! Kids will be able to get up close and personal with different animals, cars, trucks, and motorcycles.

Event vendors will be located both inside and outside of Pretend City Children’s Museum. Please purchase tickets on our website here:


This is a higher volume event. Please park behind Pretend City, along Hubble, or across the street on Research Drive. We will have volunteers driving our golf cart to pick up guests in further locations.

Recommended Ages:

Although Pretend City caters to a younger demographic, older children are welcomed to this event! There are many things to do and see.

Would you like to attend the 6th Annual When I Grow up Day for FREE?

Now through October 1st, post the text below to one of the following as a public message to Twitter, Facebook or Instagram and you’ll be entered to win. FIVE winners will be randomly selected on October 2nd.

Be sure that you’re following Pretend City (@pretendcity) on those platforms first so we can contact you with a direct message if you win!

Post this: I want to be a world-changer! Send me to When I Grow up Day at @pretendcity  #WIGUD2019


Contest Rules:

1.) Participants must be following Pretend City on the social media forum they are posting on.

2.) Participants must be 18 and over and live in the U.S.

3.) Participants can post to all three social media platforms for 3x a chance to win.

4.) Winners are chosen randomly.



Thursday, October 3
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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*Activities are subject to change and limited to availability.