Fundraising Events

  • Annual Fundraising Events

    Pretend City hosts annual events that recognize our donors and are vital parts of our fundraising efforts. Our events has become one of Orange County’s most celebrated social philanthropic events. The funds raised support Pretend City’s exhibits, developmental screenings, scholarship field trips, and much more. Thank you to all those that have contributed to our events as a guest or as a donor!

  • Poker Night

    Our Poker event invites guests to go big or go home. It’s a night of all around fun, lively antics, and the chance to strike it big for early childhood education.
    Join us on Thursday, May 9, 2019 for our 10th Annual Poker Tournament.

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  • Luncheon

    We are planning behind the scenes for our 3rd Annual Start Smart Luncheon to be held in October 18, 2019 at The Lido House. Please check back later for event details. In 2018, 140 generous sponsors and friends of the Museum came together to raise net $110,000 for early childhood educational programming. Please view the photos from the 2018 event here!

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  • Sunday in the Vineyard with a Twist

    Please join us for Sunday in the Vineyard with a Twist, November 3, 2019 at the Marconi Automotive Museum in Tustin, CA. Taste over 70 wine selections rated at 92+ points, with a diverse range of varietals. Live music & elite craft beer. Purchase your favorites at special pricing. Purchase Tickets at

    Sunday in the Vineyard