International Children’s Day Festival, April 9-10, 2016 at The Aquarium of The Pacific

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The International Children’s Day Festival features dance and music performed by children, interactive programs for all ages, face painting, and educational programs.

The Aquarium of the Pacific’s eleventh annual International Children’s Day is a special festival for kids on the weekend of April 9-10, 2016, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Celebrating the amazing talents of children of all cultures, this festival features West African, Mexican, Pacific Islander, Cambodian, Chinese, Korean, Japanese, and Persian dance performances. Also featured will be an international children’s choir and martial arts demonstrations. Kids of all ages can partake in a percussion circle, face painting, Japanese origami, Native American crafts, and Pacific Islander traditional children’s games. The Aquarium will also honor a local youth with its annual Young Hero Award in recognition of his or her efforts to make our planet a better place.

The Aquarium is a community gathering place where diverse cultures and the arts are celebrated. “Our International Children’s Day is the culmination of all of our cultural festivals, where our various communities can come together to learn about the importance of working together to protect our ocean planet,” said Peter Martineau, Aquarium of the Pacific festival organizer. People are encouraged to celebrate the children in their lives and children around the world with this special annual event.
Saturday and Sunday, April 9 and 10, 2016, 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Aquarium of the Pacific, 100 Aquarium Way, Long Beach, CA 90802
Included with admission: $29.95 for adults (12+), $26.95 for seniors (62+), $17.95 for children (3-11), and free for children under age three and Aquarium members
INFO: (562) 590-3100 or

With Coupon Receive FREE Child Admission with Paid Adult Admission. Regular Child admission is $17.95.
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We have teamed up for a Giveaway!
One winner will win Family 4-pack to International Children’s Day Festival, April 9-10, 2016!
See the event schedule here and tell us what you would be most exited about seeing!
Deadline to enter is April 5th, 2016 at noon PST. One winner will randomly be selected via

AQUARIUM: The nonprofit Aquarium of the Pacific is a community gathering place where diverse cultures and the arts are celebrated and where important challenges facing our planet are explored by scientists, policymakers, and stakeholders in search of sustainable solutions. The Aquarium is dedicated to conserving and building nature and nature’s services by building the interactions between and among peoples. Home to more than 11,000 animals, Aquarium exhibits include the Ocean Science Center, and Molina Animal Care Center. Beyond its animal exhibits, the Aquarium offers educational programs for people of all ages, from hands-on activities to lectures by leading scientists. The Aquarium has won a 2015 Travelers’ Choice Award for Aquariums, as awarded by TripAdvisor® travelers. The Aquarium offers memberships with unlimited FREE admission for 12 months, VIP Entrance, and other special benefits.

Self Disclosure: Photo Credit: Courtesy of the Aquarium of the Pacific. No compensation was received to post. SoCal City Kids will select the winner and tickets and will email the winner.


  1. my girl loves seeing live music. and my boy loves the f ish!

  2. Alejandra Bedoy says

    I want my dughter to see all the different cultures performances specially persian dances.

  3. Martial Arts demo will be great!

  4. Congrats Alejandra B!

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