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Wednesday, December 2019

CHOC Toy Drive – Receive 25% Off General Admission

Wednesday, December 4 @ 8:00 am - Monday, December 23 @ 5:00 pm

Bring a child’s toy valued at $5 or greater to receive 25% off general admission on the day of your visit. *One discount per ticket per toy; cannot be combined with any other promotions  Santa traded in his sleigh for a Harley! Stop by the museum today and watch the fleet of Harleys, including Santa, pick…

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Christmas Countdown

Thursday, December 12 @ 11:00 am - Monday, December 23 @ 4:00 pm
Pretend City Children’s Museum, 29 Hubble
Irvine, CA 92618 United States
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On the first day of Christmas, my true love gave to me…holiday fun at Pretend City! Join us for our exciting 12 Days of Christmas Countdown! Each day leading up to Christmas, we will “unwrap” a new holiday activity at the museum! Get in the holiday spirit as we gear up for Christmas and countdown…

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The International Peace Choir Performance

Sunday, December 15 @ 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Pretend City Children’s Museum, 29 Hubble
Irvine, CA 92618 United States
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The International Peace Choir is a non-profit organization that embraces a vision of worldwide peace. Join us on this special day as we hear them perform holiday songs and traditional tunes at Pretend City! Listen to their wonderful voices and see their festive costumes! The International Peace Choir Inc. embraces a vision of worldwide peace.…

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Celebrate Las Posadas!

Monday, December 16 @ 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Pretend City Children’s Museum, 29 Hubble
Irvine, CA 92618 United States
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Felicidad! It’s time to celebrate Las Posadas! This colorful Mexican holiday celebrates the 9 days leading up to Christmas! Join us for some festive activities, art, and events at Pretend City! Purpose Behind the Play: Language and literacy development, social emotional development, creative expression, fine motor practice. Smart Art (Times Vary): Posada Instruments > Music…

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Orange County Census Community Table

Monday, December 16 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Every 10 years, people across the country and in California fill out the Census in order to have an accurate count of all people in the United States. The Census determines California’s federal funding for important community services that help support our families and a fair share of representation in California and Washington D.C. The…

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Sensitive Santa Visits Pretend City’s Family Autism Night

Monday, December 16 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Pretend City Children’s Museum, 29 Hubble
Irvine, CA 92618 United States
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Santa is coming to Pretend City Children’s Museum for Family Autism Night! Join us on this special night for the opportunity to meet and tell Santa your holiday wish. Our “Sensitive Santa” visit and photo opportunity provides a sensory sensitive experience with low Christmas carols, dim lights, and a trained Santa to ease some of…

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Visit & Photo with Santa

Friday, December 20 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Time: 9:30 a.m. – 11:30a.m.  You better watch out, you better not cry…Santa Claus is coming to Pretend City! Join us as we meet jolly ‘ol Saint Nick, tell him our holiday wishes, and sit on his lap for a photo! You don’t want to miss out on this exclusive merry visit! Don’t forget to bring a camera!  

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Celebrate the Winter Solstice

Saturday, December 21 @ 10:00 am
Pretend City Children’s Museum, 29 Hubble
Irvine, CA 92618 United States
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It’s officially winter! Join us as we learn all about winter solstice and the changing of seasons! We will have winter-themed art and activities for little ones to join in the winter wonderland fun! Purpose Behind the Play: Sensory exploration, math and science cognition, language and literacy development, creative expression Smart Art (Times Vary): Brrrrr!! It’s too…

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Hooray for Hanukkah

Sunday, December 22 @ 11:00 am - Monday, December 30 @ 12:00 pm
Pretend City Children’s Museum, 29 Hubble
Irvine, CA 92618 United States
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Spin the dreidel and light the Menorah! We’re celebrating Hanukah at Pretend City! Let your little ones learn about this holiday through fun activities, traditions, games, and art! We will have full days of fun singing songs and getting in the holiday spirit! Purpose Behind the Play: Literacy and language development, social-emotional development, communication practice,…

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Kwanzaa Celebration

Thursday, December 26 @ 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Pretend City Children’s Museum, 29 Hubble
Irvine, CA 92618 United States
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Join us as we celebrate Kwanzaa at Pretend City! We’re bringing out our Kinara and learn about some of the principle and traditions behind this lively celebration that honors African-American culture and heritage. Purpose Behind the Play: Social-emotional development, pro-social development, sensory exploration, language and literacy development Smart Art (Times Vary): Corncob Painting> During Kwanzaa corn is a symbol…

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